Star Wars Rise of Skywalker Spoilers

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Coulda had Finn leading a stormtrooper rebellion on some universal soldier shit. Literally writes itself

Option wasn't there with character to become a jedi.

Just there in end it felt to replicate original friendship triangle.
Luke > Hans > Leia
Rey > Finn > Poe
 
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Saw it.

Terrible film full of childishly weak writing. Palpatine is hiding in exogol in the unknown regions.....but leaves two devices laying around to find him?

Kylo doesn't even have said device when he returns to save Rey...

Super advanced stat destroyers can't leave atmosphere without a relay station? :rofl

Unicorn riding in the atmosphere on the hull of the ship????

Rey randomly finds a knife that happens to have the same shape as the wreckage if the death Star which totally hasn't been worn away by 30 years of harsh seas and she manages to stand at the exact point from the exact perspective?

Leia undertakes jedi training.....and kicks Lukes butt!

No explanation of how Palpatine survived the death star

Shits on anakins legacy

Shits on Luke's legacy

Wonder Rey uses two lightsabers to deflect palpatines lightening back and kill him? The same lightening that just destroyed an entire fleet?




If they had made this movie say during Darth Banes reign or post Palpatine it would have at least been palatable. As it was its a mess if writing and insult.
 
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I watched the latest Star Wars film a few days ago and it inspired me to watch the entire series from the start. I've watched the first three, the original trilogy, over the last couple of days and I'd be shocked if any of the other films to come are anywhere near as atrocious as Return of the Jedi. I can't remember being as annoyed by such a terrible film, it's just awful, and I think the other two are fine, so it's not like I hate the series. Return of the Jedi is easily one of the worst films I've ever seen though and if it was judged on it's own merits rather than being 'a George Lucas Star Wars film', it'd be considered one of the most embarrassingly poor, woefully written and childishly weird films of all-time.

Anyone who seriously thinks that the latest film is objectively worst than Return of the Jedi is delusional. It's a genuine 2/10 film.
Yeah Return of the Jedi is terrible. Every scene that doesn't involve the Emperor, is terrible. Fucking teddy bears with sticks defeating the Empire's finest shock troopers. :patsch

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Yeah Return of the Jedi is terrible. Every scene that doesn't involve the Emperor, is terrible. Fucking teddy bears with sticks defeating the Empire's finest shock troopers. :patsch

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Disagree. The opening in Jabbas palace with Luke demonstrating his Jedi abilities is iconic and the ending is with Luke overcoming the dark side and saving his father and Vader destroying the emperor is the high point of the series. Of course the rest was poor but those 2 scenes make it a slightly above average fantasy film.


Very campy yet effective emotionally. Probably my 2nd or 3rd favorite.
 

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Disagree. The opening in Jabbas palace with Luke demonstrating his Jedi abilities is iconic and the ending is with Luke overcoming the dark side and saving his father and Vader destroying the emperor is the high point of the series. Of course the rest was poor but those 2 scenes make it a slightly above average fantasy film.


Very campy yet effective emotionally. Probably my 2nd or 3rd favorite.
Two scenes do not a good movie make.

Besides, I already exempted any scenes with the Emperor involved. So.... you gave me one scene. And that scene is pretty much irrelevant to the rest of the story.

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Two scenes do not a good movie make.

Besides, I already exempted any scenes with the Emperor involved. So.... you gave me one scene. And that scene is pretty much irrelevant to the rest of the story.

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I wouldn't say that scenes irrelevant, Han pretty much saved the rebellion multiple times over instead of paying his debt and his friends had to rescue him. Also have Luke a chance to show his Jedi abilities.


I recognize Empire is a superior film and that Return is flawed. Still provided far more emotional resonance for me and others. For instance the critical score on rotten tomatoes for Return is only 82% fresh. The audience score is 94%
 

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I wouldn't say that scenes irrelevant, Han pretty much saved the rebellion multiple times over instead of paying his debt and his friends had to rescue him. Also have Luke a chance to show his Jedi abilities.


I recognize Empire is a superior film and that Return is flawed. Still provided far more emotional resonance for me and others. For instance the critical score on rotten tomatoes for Return is only 82% fresh. The audience score is 94%
The critical score on Rotten Tomatoes for Ghostbusters 2016 is 74%.

The Last Jedi is over 90% fresh according to critics scores on RT. Ridiculous.

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The critical score on Rotten Tomatoes for Ghostbusters 2016 is 74%.

The Last Jedi is over 90% fresh according to critics scores on RT. Ridiculous.

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Yeah that's why I went with audience scores. Last Jedi is like 2nd highest rated star wars according to critics. It's all politics and weirdos in critic circles these days. There's YouTube reviewers that are far superior and for saw what a shit show the new films were becoming.
 

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Yeah Return of the Jedi is terrible. Every scene that doesn't involve the Emperor, is terrible. Fucking teddy bears with sticks defeating the Empire's finest shock troopers. :patsch

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I agree with you on that but even the parts with the Emperor are still poor because of how rushed they are. When I was reading a few reviews, people were talking about how Darth Vader's redemption was the best part of the film and I'm just thinking...really? He shows absolutely nothing for Luke and then out of nowhere, decides to save him but why? It just comes across as really random and poorly thought out, just like Luke going from being on a murderous mission to "Aw shucks, I love ya, pops" just out of the blue. These ideas would be fine if they were given time but the fact that it was all rushed in is inexcusable, especially so when the reason it was pathetically rushed was because they had teddy bears defeat the Emperors best legion by using bow and arrows for far too long.

It's a film so bad, it shocks me that the love for it isn't purely because it's a spoof nonsense take on a cheesy sci fi film. It is unquestionably being judged through rose tinted glasses rather than any objective analysis. I watched The Phantom Menace last night and that's a better film.
 
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Just saw it with my best friend since the 4th grade.

He didn’t like it as much but I f’n loved it.

10/10.

Theoretically, you can watch 4,5,6,7 and 9

Or just watch 4,5,6 and 9..

Will watch now
 

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Apparently in test screenings Rey kicked Palpatine ass so one sided that the audience were laughing lol
 

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The escalation in weapon power is annoying in the sequels. The Death Star is cheapened by Starkiller Base, which doesn't even need to be in range to destroy a planet, which is cheapened again by the fact every new star destroyer can blow up a planet by itself.

In an earlier post I think I said that the bad decision (but cool scene) of Snoke getting killed means they had to do something crazy to introduce a new main villain, because Kylo Ren wasn't credible as the main bad guy. I don't think that any more. Bringing Palpatine back was worse than just sticking with Kylo Ren as the bad guy.
 
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I’m the biggest Star Wars fan on this board and Most of you are too cheap to pay full price to see a movie.

Everything is thrown in and we got our money’s worth with this movie..

I fuckin loved this movie. I just wish there was a longer space battle scene because there were no capital ships (they had no chance against new star destroyers to begin with?)

If anything yeah, she toasted Palpatine rather easily because she called on all the Jedi ghosts)

Gonna have to check out this movie again..
 

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The escalation in weapon power is annoying in the sequels. The Death Star is cheapened by Starkiller Base, which doesn't even need to be in range to destroy a planet, which is cheapened again by the fact every new star destroyer can blow up a planet by itself.

In an earlier post I think I said that the bad decision (but cool scene) of Snoke getting killed means they had to do something crazy to introduce a new main villain, because Kylo Ren wasn't credible as the main bad guy. I don't think that any more. Bringing Palpatine back was worse than just sticking with Kylo Ren as the bad guy.
Redlettermedia said the weapon in the next trilogy is going to be a superlaser inside a gas giant which destroys half the galaxy when it fires