I haven’t seen The Last Jediyet (I’m going Saturday night!), but I’m excited to catch it this weekend.
That’s not something I would have expected two years ago: I’ve never been a big Star Wars fan, but The Force Awakens is such a perfect start to the new trilogy that it was able to change that.What I love about The Force Awakens (and what I suspect longtime Star Wars fans dislike about it) is that it treats Star Wars as myth in order to usher a new generation into that world.
The movie is built on the idea that you’ve heard about but never bought into Star Wars, and it sweeps you along with a surprising amount of humor and some wonderfully earnest characters.
The very first scene in The Force Awakens even goes out of its way to make……