'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' and Its Failure to Reach a Cathartic Ending Through Reylo

This article contains spoilers for The Rise of Skywalker.  Since the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final film in the “Skywalker Saga”, the internet has been ablaze in untangling its divisiveness. The reception to the J.J. Abrams-directed feature has been mixed at best, however, most critics agree that the film is…

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Who Is Rey? – Why 'The Rise of Skywalker' (2019) Rey Reveal Is A Huge Missed Opportunity

When it comes to the Star Wars sequel trilogy, whether intentionally or not, the question “Who is Rey?” has become one of the biggest, most contentious talking points in the fandom.

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REVIEW: A Better Film Lives in 'Rise of Skywalker' (2019)

“Far from perfect but offers enough action and heart to satisfy the majority of moviegoers.” This is a spoiler-free review of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Set after the events of The Last Jedi – which saw the resistance at their weakest – we are thrown straight into the action as Rey (Daisy Ridley),…

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Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Preview

More than twenty-two hours of films over four decades, and I doubt there’s a Star Wars fan out there who feels ready to say goodbye to the Skywalker saga. Though many fans were disappointed with some of the decisions made in The Last Jedi (myself not included – the formula needed some shaking up), and…

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Rose Tico – Diversifying ‘A Galaxy Far Far Away’…

The highly anticipated first teaser trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker (Dir. J. J. Abrams, 2019), was revealed last Friday at Star Wars Celebration. The trailer was screened during a panel with the cast and crew, featuring beloved veterans such as Anthony Daniels, and our current leads Daisy Ridley, John Boyega and Oscar…

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