Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker (2019)

PG-13   |    |  Action, Adventure, Fantasy


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The surviving members of the resistance face the First Order once again, and the legendary conflict between the Jedi and the Sith reaches its peak bringing the Skywalker saga to its end.


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5 July 2020 | stephanie-suzuki
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| Star Wars Is Cringey
I am not even 20 and I can tell how many plot holes and coincidences run through this film. How old is the person who wrote this? Five?

Therefore give me my 2 hours back

My friend made me watch this movie and I want my time back. There was nothing going for this movie, zero character development, plot was choppy, made me embarrassed to be a girl when is aw the witch wave her hand and heal a hole. Long story short, don't get married because your daughter may look like her. Just kidding, just don't waste your time with this movie or even worse, the sequels that are to come.

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For this film, John Williams became the oldest person to receive an Oscar nomination for Best Score, at age 88. The record was previously held by Ennio Morricone, who won for The Hateful Eight (2015) at age 87.


Quotes

Emperor Palpatine: At last. Snoke trained you well.
Kylo Ren: I killed Snoke. I'll kill you.
Emperor Palpatine: My boy, I made Snoke. I have been every voice...
Snoke: ..you have ever heard..
Darth Vader: ...inside your head.
Emperor Palpatine: The First Order was just the beginning. I will give you so much more.
Kylo Ren: You'll die first.
Emperor Palpatine: I've died ...


Goofs

Before defeating Darth Sidious, Rey hears the voices of the Jedi in her head. However at the start of the film, the initial meeting between Kylo Ren and Darth Sidious, has the former Emperor Sidious reveal he is very skilled at imitating voices in people's heads, by saying: "I have been every voice in your head" (using the voices of Darth Vader and Snoke). Thus the voices can also be explained as imitations by Darth Sidious.

Further supporting the Jedi-voices being imitations is the plot-hole of Mace Windu and some of the Jedi-voices Rey hears in her head, having died long before the existence of the ability to become a ghost in the Force. This plot-hole doesn't exist if the voices were to be imitations by Darth Sidious, rather the actual Jedi-ghosts. It is unknown however, why Darth Sidious would want to imitate those voices in Rey's head. Since the movie doesn't even elaborate on the possibility.

However those voices help motivate Rey to kill Darth Sidious, which is exactly what Darth Sidious tells Rey, that he needs. In order to fulfill his plan of merging his soul to her body.


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Written, Produced, and Performed by
Ricky Tinez and J.J. Abrams

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Genres

Action | Adventure | Fantasy | Sci-Fi

Box Office

Budget:

$275,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$177,383,864 22 December 2019

Gross USA:

$515,202,542

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$1,074,144,248

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