Thoughts on Star Wars—Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (UNFINISHED)

NB (1/1/20): I started writing this two years ago and never finished it and now some of my thoughts and questions are irrelevant, but it has some good writing in it and I'm proud of the work, so I'm backdating it. ‾\_(ツ)_/‾ The Last Jedi has been thinkpieced to death already. I meant to finish this post, like, a month ago, but unfortunately I've been buried under an avalanche of work, and throwing away all of this work[note]It's a lot of work. My notes alone clocked in at five thousand words.[/note] would probably kill me, so even if nobody reads it, at least I know it's seen the light of day. I made a second post about my general observations and things I really liked or that caught my eye; check here for that stuff. Obviously, there will be spoilers for The Last Jedi and other films in the saga, but if you haven't seen it by now, that's sort of your fault, isn't it? (more…)

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