If I’m a kid, I’m asking, “Why can’t the big ship shoot down the little ship?” A screenwriting lesson I preach is that your Pillar plot points – the ones that hold up the core story – need to be airtight.
On Rotten Tomatoes, the critic score for Last Jedi is at a towering 93%. The disparity is so high, you have to wonder if some sort of manipulation was at play on the professional critics side. “Guys,” I tried to tell anyone who would listen, “Looper is the most narratively unfocused sci-fi movie of the past decade.” The reason that matters is because a good Star Wars movie requires lazer-sharp focus.
I have never seen a major movie release with this much critical praise receive this much audience hate.
But I do remember thinking, “Is the average audience member going to buy this?
” It was an odd plot for a Star Wars movie – an intergalactic 15 mph car chase.
I clapped when she died, to the annoyance of a couple of nearby audience members.
9) Leaving the Rebel Alliance with just 20 people for the next film is an interesting choice.
It’s plausible that the audience hatred for this film so caught Disney off guard that they are scrambling in every possible way to mitigate the fallout. But I have some feelings about that too, some of which might surprise you.
Even going so far as to write fake positive reviews on Rotten Tomatoes to offset the negative ones. However, before I get into ALLLLL the problems with this movie, just to show you I’m not a total hater, I want to share with you the things I liked.
Cause once that happens, the Destroyer will catch up and kill them.