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The technical skill that went into the making of Rise of Skywalker is undeniably impressive, however, just like Rise of Skywalker itself, The Skywalker Legacy is determined to ignore anything interesting or challenging and simply bombard you with nostalgia. It was openly known that Rise of Skywalker was a troubled production with directors being fired and rewrites etc. all of which would be fascinating content for a making of, even if only lightly touched on. Unfortunately The Skywalker Legacy is…
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It took me two viewings to finally come to terms with how I feel about Interstellar.
There was a lot I disliked about this film. There’s loads of silly exposition (NASA scientists explaining to other NASA scientists how science works), clunky dialogue (“You’re the best pilot we ever had”), structural imbalance (the sudden perspective shift to underdeveloped earth characters 90mins in for cheap attempts at drama), and an oddly rushed conclusion (we’ve waited three hours for Cooper to be reunited…