Generic. Predictable. Wasteful. Forgettable.
I have long salivated at the idea of a James Gunn directed Suicide Squad, yet my excitement for this film was diminished and supplemented by skepticism and growing apprehensiveness leading up to its release, notwithstanding the overwhelmingly positive response which was rather alarming to me, understanding the standards and expectations which the general audience has come to expect from a film of its kind.
Indeed its strengths were as I’d expected them to be,…
“It’s a trap”.
On the surface, The Last Jedi presents itself as one of the most visually appealing films that one can treat their eyes to see. Yet beneath its Excellent performances, its brilliant score by John Williams, and all its beautiful visual work, is one of the weakest, most non sensical, and poorly conceived and executed stories that I have ever seen. Rian Johnson was so intent on subverting expectations, he lost sight of making a decent movie. The…