Thoughts on Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Spoilers obviously

I think at this point it’s pretty clear that the theme of the new Star Wars trilogy is that the greatest hero of all is nobody. It’s the daughter of a some junk traders scavenging in the desert, it’s the stormtrooper who has a number instead of a name, it’s the random technician on the rebel cruiser, it’s the one bombardier desperately reaching for the launch button. The Last Jedi absolutely demolishes the weird aristocracy Star Wars has built for itself and replaces it with a bunch of ordinary people doing the right thing.

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