Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Five things I loved about the film

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Adam Driver as Kylo Ren

I’ve seen Star Wars: The Last Jedi again, and with a little bit of time in between viewings, I’ve crystallized my thoughts. Here are the five things that I most liked about the film, its story and its characters. Later this week I’ll share what I didn’t like as well as my thoughts on the fan reaction to the film.

This post is spoiler heavy, so proceed with caution.

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Star Wars: The Last Jedi: Five thoughts on Rey’s background

Star Wars: The Last Jedi - Daisy Ridley as Rey

One of the things Star Wars fans, including me, were most looking forward to in Star Wars: The Last Jedi was learning more about Rey.

Since Star Wars: The Force Awakens came out in 2015 theories have abounded about her parents, who apparently abandoned her on Jakku. Would The Last Jedi give us definitive answers?

Before we get into that, I wanted to put down on paper my pre-The Last Jedi Rey theory. It’s hardly original, but, you know, it’s the internet. There’s a theory for everything.

There are multiple spoilers for The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi in this post so proceed with caution.

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