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Three decades after the Empire's defeat, a new threat arises in the militant First Order. Defected stormtrooper Finn and the scavenger Rey are caught up in the Resistance's search for the missing Luke Skywalker.
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Luke Skywalker joins forces with a Jedi Knight, a cocky pilot, a Wookiee and two droids to save the galaxy from the Empire's world-destroying battle station, while also attempting to rescue Princess Leia from the mysterious Darth Vader.
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The design of Kylo Ren's (Adam Driver) repaired mask is possibly based on kintsugi, a centuries-old Japanese art to repair broken pottery by joining them together with a golden lacquer, giving the fractures a unique golden pattern. In Japanese culture, the kintsugi technique also stands for highlighting imperfections and giving new life to a broken object, which may be symbolic for the character: By repairing his mask, he attempts to revive his Kylo Ren persona, despite the failures he had endured in his past. See more »
At the climax of the film, Ben Solo is shown to have followed Rey in a TIE fighter from the ruined Death Star circa Return of the Jedi. The TIE fighters from the Original Trilogy lacked the ability to use hyper drive and as such there is no way Ben could've reached Rey in time. See more »
For me Star wars have allways been about good storytelling.
The original trilogy had a simple but strong and surprising story.
The prequels had their faults but they still told a great story about how evil could rise to power under the nose of the good guys.
The story in the rise of skywalker, is not existing. It just chaos. People running around doing stuff in a pace which seems to be an attempt to hide an incredible high amount of plot holes and inconsistencies. Even the ideas which could have been awesome fall flat due to the lack of an overall structure in the story and what seems to be a fear of surprising the fans.
The use of the force and the depiction of the power structure in the galaxy, is so vague and not in line with what was established in the previous movies, that it almost break the logic of the franchise.
If you just want a movie with stunning visuals, high amount of fan service and where everything happens as you predicted, then the rise of skywalker may be a good star wars movie.
I liked the music and the visuals, but the lack of good storytelling and respect for ALL the previous movies mad me sad.
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