Sometimes I wish that Star Wars wasn’t so important to me.
I wish that I could look at all of this new content as either a new or casual fan. I wish that I didn’t have standards that every film had to live up to, or even the small bit of knowledge about the characters’ histories that isn’t shown on-screen.
But the fact is that… well, it is. And it’s not like Star Wars post-Disney-purchase has been a constant letdown. Hell, I fucking LOVED both The Force Awakens and (obviously) Rogue One. I thought that this was going to be the “Star Wars Renaissance”, an age filled with such perfect films that it’d rival Disney Animation’s Renaissance.
And then I didn’t like The Last Jedi. And now I’m not so sure.Read More