"Star Wars" actor Mark Hamill wishes the latest instalment of the blockbuster could have been filmed entirely in Ireland. "I wish we could have shot the entire film there". With new director Rian Johnson stepping in for the middle entry of this new trilogy, the immediate challenge comes from not only meeting the same level of reminiscence to past Star Wars movies but also making sure the story is being told in a fresh and exciting way that generates momentum prior to the inevitable conclusion in Episode IX.
Every Star Wars movie has had one epic moment focusing on a hand-to-hand battle between various characters. And it occurred to me last night that what does happen when I watch movies.is I generally find things that are like, 'hmmm, I wonder if I should do that differently.' Which is some really frightful form of personal criticism because there's really nothing to be done.
While we don't expect Han Solo to pick up a lasersword in Solo: A Star Wars Story, we do hope Lucasfilm figures out a way to carry on this theme.
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"We as an audience saw that". Noseworthy laid out how Luke's powers are foreshadowed by Snoke bridging Rey and Kylo, while Sciretta thought that the appearance of the last-minute astral projection came out of the blue. If a Jedi can make somebody hear something that isn't there, as Obi-Wan does while shutting down the tractor beam in the first film, can a Jedi also make somebody see something that isn't there?
For some, this was an obvious hint that Luke was actually using a powerful force projection technique against Kylo, because surely the famed Jedi couldn't be using Anakin's broken saber. Here's what Rian Johnson had to say about it in a recent interview.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi may have left even the most ardent supporters of the film with more questions than answers, but one of the mysteries that has been frequently mentioned in conversations about Episode VII involves the climactic showdown between Luke Skywalker and Kylo Ren.