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It’s the battle over the galaxy in Star Wars: The Last Jedi

posted Dec 22, 2017, 4:22 AM by Jeffrey Wolf

By: Robby Timmler, Promotional Director

Posted December 22nd, 2017

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is the eighth episode in the Star Wars Series. The story picks up after episode seven, with Rey (played by Daisy Ridley) meeting Luke Skywalker (played by Mark Hamill) who has been missing for many years living on the island of the First Jedi Temple in solitude. Rey ask Luke to join the Resistance, who are now on the run from the First Order and are in need of help. While that is going on, the Resistance members are caught in a tough spot trapped by the First Order who can track them in Hyperspace. The Resistance’s ships are also running out of fuel. The rebels come up with a plan to break into the First Order’s lead Star Destroyer by getting a code breaker to break in and destroying the tracking device. This would lead to the Resistance's escape to another base. Finn (played by John Boyega) , Rose (played by Kelly Marie Tran), and BB-8 go to find the code breaker before the First Order is able to take out the Resistance’s ships. Meanwhile, Rey is being taught by Luke how to be a Jedi and the way of the force, during this Rey learns how Kylo turned to the dark side. Tensions are high to whether the Resistance will survive to fight another battle or be destroyed by the First Order.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is a new story in the story trilogy that adds on to old and new characters. The action is amazing with the space battles and the lightsaber duels. The characters are great with the way that the film develops them and show how they have changed since the last film especially Luke Skywalker how he has turned into a broken man after Kylo Ren was born. The story adds more to the Star Wars universe with a new understanding of the force and how it works. The battle between the First Order and the Resistance is intense and shows that the Resistance are in a corner losing troops and places to hide. The film does have elements from previous Star Wars films, but The Last Jedi put a new twist on the saga. The weakness of the film is that the Resistance side plot of getting the code breaker drags a little and is not as good as the Rey and Luke scenes. Star Wars:The Last Jedi gets 9/10.