If you’d like to see spoilers (or if you’ve already seen it and want to discuss), then go to The Last Jedi Spoiler Page, otherwise, you can stay here and just be treated to a few ramblings.
Thoughts on THE LAST JEDI:
– way more nudity than expected
– smart idea to do it all as a rap
– Charlie Sheen totally holds his own
– Adam Driver's love ballad felt awkward
– didn't like the 22-minute Olaf short
– Smash Mouth's "All Star" was a bold end-credits choice
— Daniel Carlson (@danielwcarlson) December 12, 2017
Did anyone else go to see The Last Jedi on release night? My BFF got us tickets to the so-called “fan event” which took place before the actual release (at 6 pm last night, instead of midnight/12 am this morning).
Those are the kinds of events I try to get tickets to because I hate staying up late. But for this movie, I would have gone out at any time of day or night.
#TheLastJedi has the cutest animals of any Star Wars movie. Except for that one that Luke hung out with. IF YOU'VE SEEN IT YOU KNOW WHAT I MEAN. That one. It's disgusting. Nope. Not interested.
— Camryn (@CamrynDaytona) December 15, 2017
Before the premiere, we wandered around in the theater, looking at all the costumes. There were several Kylo Rens, a TON of people in generic Jedi Robes, and even this couple in a silver cardboard box as an AT-AT (but they could barely walk, and I could see the regret in their eyes). And I went as Princess Leia. Here’s a picture of me in my hoodie last year, when I saw Rogue One.
The movie was AMAZING and I’m gonna go see it again, of course. My BFF who has seen a lot more sci-fi movies than I have (but somehow didn’t see any Star Wars movies until right before The Force Awakens came out?) said that it ripped a lot from other classic movies, and I noticed that it stole stuff from The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi (there’s a fine line between stealing and paying homage, and I’m not sure where this fits. More info on my Spoilers page).
And finally, nine (ten if you count Rogue One) movies in, Star Wars knows less about how physics works than ever before. Here’s a great (spoiler free!) article about The Science of Star Wars, if you’d like more facts and less complaining.
Overall it’s a good movie, but it’s not a great movie. It’s better than the prequels (what isn’t?) but its not to the level of The Force Awakens or Rogue One. But I’d still tell everyone to go see it, just for the fact that its Star Wars and it’s a darn good one.
Porg is life. Go see the movie for Porg.
If you have seen it, check out the spoiler part of my review and let me know what you thought! Don’t post any spoilers in the comments on this page (they will be deleted), but if you haven’t seen it, let me know if you’re planning to go, what you’re looking forward to, or if you have any questions.
I think the best (worst? most heartbreaking?) part was during the credits when the words “In Loving Memory of Our Princess Carrie Fisher” appeared on the screen, and everyone in the theater stood up and cheered and clapped (and cried).
Drowned in Moonlight
Strangled by her Own Bra