Why the Force is strong with ‘The Last Jedi’

The Last Jedi spoilers follow because, obviously “I’m not willing to die on this hill. I can let this go.” That’s a phrase I’ll toss around when I’m mired in a debate in which my heart just isn’t invested. But after seeing Star Wars: The Last Jedi, I can toss that phrase to the wayside. Nay, I’ve planted my flag on this hill and will … Continue reading Why the Force is strong with ‘The Last Jedi’

Thoughts on the new ‘The Last Jedi’ teaser trailer

God bless Star Wars Celebration, is all I can say.

The Last Jedi panel at the convention was fine as far as news goes; Mark Hammil’s willingness to say *almost* whatever comes to mind is always delightful, but beyond that we didn’t learn much new about the film there.

The biggest punches of interesting came towards the end, with the reveal of a new poster and the trailer.

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Update: Carrie Fisher will NOT be featured in ‘Star Wars’ Ep. IX

Update Apr. 14: Well, just kill my dreams, Kathleen Kennedy.

The president of Lucasfilm said in an interview with ABC today that Carrie Fisher won’t be featured in Episode IX, just Episode VIII.

Thanks to Carrie’s brother Todd, it had been rumored that spare footage of Carrie would be used to bring her over to Ep. IX.

I’d hoped that’d be the case so that we could, for sure, get some proper closure for Leia that didn’t feel rushed or squeezed into The Last Jedi.

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