Star Wars The Last Jedi full movie.The film has been universally praised by critics, who gave it a 93 percent score on Rotten Tomatoes. It also received an A by Cinemascore, a site that grades movies.
A lot of the negativity, however, is rooted in the expectations fans have of what a sequel to “The Force Awakens” or the middle chapter of a trilogy (like “The Empire Strikes Back) should be. The problem is director Rian Johnson wasn’t really interested in making either one of those.
So, whereas his predecessor J.J. Abrams was charged with rebooting a franchise that everybody could get excited about, Johnson was more determined to wipe the slate clean and see where he could take the characters introduced in “The Force Awakens.” He also made a conscious decision to borrow some of the story beats of “The Empire Strikes Back” and then flip the script.
Metcalf comparing the directing styles of Sofia Coppola, Jane Campion and Greta Gerwig, Pfeiffer discussing her time away from Hollywood and the decision to come back, Chau explaining her unexpectedly controversial new character and Janney talking about scenes with a bird as a partner. All I know is I got to ask Hunter to talk about “Broadcast News” and the modern rom-com, so there’s at least that.
The conversation had its serious moments as well, as the topic inevitably turned to the scandals of harassment and abuse that have been causing a massive shake-up in Hollywood. As Pfeiffer said, “I’ve had conversations with women that I’ve known my whole life. They know all of my secrets.
The Last Jedi teaser debuted at April’s Star Wars Celebration convention in Orlando and gave fans a glimpse at Luke training Rey in the ways of the Force at the site of the first Jedi temple on the planet of Ahch-To. For a more in-depth analysis of the teaser, check out our shot-by-shot breakdown.A Star Wars: The Last Jedi poster that seemed to hint that Rey may become a Gray Jedi— a Force-user who walks the line between light and dark — was also unveiled at the event.