If you didn\'t like The Last Jedi, you\'re wrong. Okay not really. There\'s nothing wrong with not liking a movie. You like what you like and you don\'t like what you don\'t like. The Last Jedi is a magnificent film. One that deftly blends action spectacle and thematic contemplation together. It\'s a funny, dramatic, humanist tale that manages to evolve the Star Wars franchise. It does have its problems, a slow second act and the occasional joke that doesn\'t really work, but Leia floating through space is not one of them. Y\'see, you can *not like* the various ways the force is used in the film, but that\'s actually not a problem with the movie itself. Complaining about how the force is used here purely because it was never used the same way in previous films is like complaining about the Emperor\'s force lightning in Rot J. It\'s the exact. same. thing. Even beyond that, most of the complaints against this film seem to come down to They Changed It, So It Sucks. \"Luke is different here than he was 30 years ago\"! Yeah, it\'s almost like time and bearing the guilt of the mistake he made has worn him down or something. \"Rey turns out to be a nobody!\" Yeah, the film is showing that anyone can be a Jedi, like with the boy at the end. \"Snoke dies and we never learned who he was!\" Who Snoke actually was, didn\'t really matter. What he represented did. He represented the struggle in Kylo\'s mind. If killing Han represented Ben Solo\'s turn from the light then Snoke\'s death represented Kylo Ren\'s turn from the dark. It ties into the film\'s themes of everything not being clear cut black and white, as presented by the Canto Bight sequence. Speaking of, the Canto Bight scene was actually one of my favourites in the movie. Yes it\'s a bit slow at times, but it is so important in referencing the themes of the movie. Rose\'s \"fight for what we love, not what we hate\" spiel at the end is justified by the release of the animals here. Kindness over cruelty. People have been comparing things to \' \'The Empire Strikes Back\' \' forever, but this is the first film that really deserves he comparison. It may be divisive now, but someday it will be seen as something truly special. This film is amazing, and if you don\'t agree...well, you\'re not wrong, but I would suggest you reevaluate \' \'why\' \' you say you don\'t like it.
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