Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (2019) Review

The best scene from Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker: Kylo Ren pulls out Rey’s lightsaber behind his back. Whereupon this “tada” gesture… divine!

Besides, the Star Wars magic jumped right over me. It’s a logical extension of what J.J. Abrams started. I really liked the ending. I also liked the numerous references to the old movies.

You can argue about whether the emperor was a good idea. In retrospect, it has a pale aftertaste. On the other hand, without him the ending would have been much less dramatic.

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Dominik Höcht @dominikhoecht

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