Everything Wrong With STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI - Movies In Focus
Star Wars: The Last Jedi isn’t a bad film – but it is a very flawed one. 2015’s The Force Awakens was a euphoric restart of the Star Wars franchise and I thought that film was an excellent instalment in the series moments. The Last Jedi is a decent follow-up, but there’s a lot of bad lurking beside all that good. Here’s Movies In Focus‘ rundown on what is wrong with Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Beware! There be SPOILERS! Maz Kanata’s has a neat little introduction in The Force Awakens but her shoe-horning into The Last Jedi is pointless. She’s in the middle of shoot-out with unseen assailants, spinning around and dodging laser blasts. Who exactly is filming her? She’s there to let our heroes know that there’s a hacker who can help them break into Snoke’s ship. A line of dialogue from Oscar Isaac’s Poe Dameron would have done the trick – and shaved a few hundred thousand off the film’s budget. The whole Canto Bight section is a waste of time and Finn and Rose’s whole mission is a total failure. They manage to discover Benico Del Toro’s DJ, but he’s not even the hacker they’re looking [...]