I have been proven wrong. What I watched did not feel like a Star Wars movie. Everything felt off and some of the scenes were so far displaced that had it not been for the fact that I spent money to see it, I would have walked out.
It’s like the whole plot just did whatever it wanted, making sure it did the most contradicting and pointless maneuvers it possibly could, making it barely connected with Episode 7, not to mention the other 6.
I have never felt so dissatisfied with something and this is the only movie I can recall actually getting angry watching.
The whole movie isn’t a sham though. It’s got some pretty awesome parts in it, and they are scattered throughout the movie enough to make it tolerable.
But dear God, there was so much pointless garbage going on, and none of it too interesting.
And suddenly Star Wars has become full of humor. Like that humor you’ve been seeing in Marvel movies. It’s funny…sometimes, but it just doesn’t fit.
I actually regret seeing it. I love the Star Wars franchise so very, very much, but this just puts a huge empty hole in my soul.
I knew Star Wars would be terrible without George Lucas, and they are certainly proving so.
I don’t really want to see Episode 9 anymore, but I am going to force myself to just because hopefully it will give all 3 movies a sense of completion, much like the other final movies did in their own trilogies.