Filmmaker, watcher of films.
A simple film predicated on one thing, human connection in a world where practically no humans exist now, and the rest have sailed off towards Jupiter/Saturn.
One scientist remains, trying to see if she can help solve earth while the last remaining oxygen on the planet seems to be running out, and then she runs into another human.
While the monologuing gets to be a bit much, the more subtle, intimate nature of this movie is really what sold to me, and the score helps drive that with a soft undercurrent. I really dug this. Surprised it's getting panned so much.
"Let the past die... Kill it."
Truer words spoken by the series best villain. Yes, Kylo Ren is better than Darth Vader and he continues to be empowered by the fantastic performance of Adam Driver, who brings such conflict and deep emotion and anger to his embattled character.
Simply put, The Last Jedi leaps off a cliff, taking you with it in a series of exciting new areas, propelling the universe of Star Wars forward. War is hell, and it…