But,” you say, “Rey doesn’t fall to the Dark Side.”
She doesn’t fall, no, she doesn’t turn evil. But watch that scene again. She closes her eyes. She reaches for the Force. And when she opens her eyes again, she snarls. She beats Ren back with brute strength and vicious, choppy saber-blows, like Luke used in Return of the Jedi when the Dark Side tempted him. When Ren’s forced to his knees, she circles him with the Dark Side stalk. Daisey Ridley delivers a perfect physical quote of Ray Park’s Darth Maul.
reading Max Gladstone’s blog and I come across this and I just… Wow.
Charlize Theron and Daisey Ridley both had amazing performances and could have been Oscar Nominees for Mad Max and Star wars, but no. Let’s continue to nominate JLaw for her mediocre, overacted, who-gives-a-shit performances. She is such trash make it stop