He became a full-on evil person. Nineteen years after the formation of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is thrust into the struggle of the Rebel Alliance when he meets Obi-Wan Kenobi, who has lived for years in seclusion on the desert planet of Tatooine. The Force Awakens is a film of many flaws, it has a pungent whiff of safeness about it, the charges of it being a glitzy remake are fair enough, while certain plot strands are frustrating and set to be big talking points for years - and years - to come. The Force Awakens is, in spite of the recognised flaws, a loving homage to a past love. Han Solo's death was beyond tragic, just seeing an iconic character we saw develop from a selfish, Force-denying individual to taking charge in dire times putting his life on the line.
That is indeed what happens; however, a rogue student of Luke's slaughtered his peers, seduced by the mysterious Supreme Leader Snoke of the First Order and adopts a new identity as Kylo Ren. Han Solo and Chewbacca escorting our heroes to destination? Probably, almost every person, leaving the hall, could not convey or describe in words, what happened during these several hours in the cinema. This made me feel 11 again, took me back to a time in 1977 when I queued for three hours to see such wonders on the big screen. General Hux, deliverer of a Hitler-like speech to his space Nazis. Though The Force Awakens does indeed take steps forward to move the franchise forward into a new direction, it takes several steps back into familiar territory. Yet what about its worth to someone who is not obsessed with every finer detail? Rey is indeed a Force-sensitive individual, but throughout the movie, she is just as good a pilot as Han Solo, is able to use a Jedi mind trick with ease, and easily overcomes the villain Though it could be argued that due to Kylo Ren's injury from Chewbacca, he was weakened.
Though I did enjoy the idea of a Stormtrooper defecting from the First Order and eventually helping out the heroes, Finn got annoying quick. Battle of Death Star Yes, I'm calling Starkiller Base a Death Star? Protagonist lives on desert planet? Though The Force Awakens has its fair share of phenomenal moments and is definitely an improvement over the Prequel Trilogy, its reliance on using the Original Trilogy mainly A New Hope as a template feels nothing more than an imitation of events that occurred prior. A cantina featuring a cantina band? Him standing up to Kylo Ren in a duel made me respect his character a lot more. Once he killed Han Solo, there is no hope for him returning back to the Light. Joyful, sad, tearful, shocked faces, slowly headed for the exit, promising to come back and see this episode again. Although new characters and mysteries were introduced, the plot was too similar to the 4th film, but hey, at least they blew up the republic so no more boring bureaucracy! Supreme Leader Snoke, a mysterious figure leading the new Empire sorry, First Order and first appears as a hologram like the Emperor. In my opinion, Kylo Ren is the best part of the entire movie.
His battle with the other Stormtrooper was just amazing. Obi-Wan begins Luke's Jedi training as Luke joins him on a daring mission to rescue the beautiful Rebel leader Princess Leia from the clutches of the evil Empire. Someone who just loves the Star Wars universe as a spectacle prism of entertainment, and has just wanted a Star Wars film worthy of being fit to sit alongside that original trilogy? Palpatine requests that Anakin join the Jedi Council against the will of the members but he is not promoted to Master and stays at the rank of Knight; further they ask him to spy on Palpatine. I mean no offense Adam Driver, but bad guys need to look badass, and once you took of your helmet, you lost all hope of becoming a badass. It was a day when all pieces of history fell into place, finally opening a riddle that lasted more than 28 years. In summary, the Jedi Order did indeed happen off-screen , but gets wiped out off-screen, again , leaving Luke the last surviving Jedi and retreats into exile off-screen. Abrams and Michael Arndt Stars.
. I mean they couldn't pick an uglier wimp? Star Wars: The Force Awakens 2015 Lucasfilms 2 hrs. Does big ball of death get destroyed? I'm honestly hoping his character develops more in The Last Jedi. People imagined and thought out, wrote books and stories, collected facts and made legends, and everything for the sake of one saga, which will forever remain in the hearts of its admirers. His more cowardly approach to defecting wasn't very well-executed.
. This movie is based on Action, Adventure And Fantasy. And yes, it feels as if I have been ripping on this movie, but in my honest opinion, The Force Awakens is a solid entry to the Star Wars franchise. Discover that they're indeed Force-sensitive? Although Obi-Wan sacrifices himself in a lightsaber duel with Darth Vader, his former apprentice, Luke proves that the Force is with him by destroying the Empire's dreaded Death Star. She and Han have been broken up for some time now I'm guessing since Ben Solo became Kylo Ren , but their bantering still remains. Luke Skywalker made an appearance in the very final moments of the movie, but does not utter a word.
Anakin and Luke required training to become a Jedi, Rey is basically a pro with little to absolutely no training. One more thing that bothered me a lot is Kylo ren, not the character, the actor. He worships Darth Vader because he wants to carry on his legacy of killing the Jedi and achieve his intimidating status of being a ruthless individual. He is indeed strong with the Force, stopping blaster shots in mid-air, freezing people in-place, and can probe the minds of others as a method of torture. Rey, as well as a rogue stormtrooper and two smugglers, are thrown into the middle of a battle between the Resistance and the daunting legions of the First Order. . Just seeing his expression when Rey hands him his father's lightsaber was more than enough.
I'm ready to see the damage he will do in The Last Jedi. At the end of Return of the Jedi, the Empire suffered a great loss, with the destruction of the Second Death Star and deaths of The Emperor and Darth Vader. His unstable crossguard lightsaber is appropriate for his uncontrollable anger and conflicted state of mind. The action set-pieces were so well-done, the nostalgic factor of the Original Trilogy is prevalent, Kylo Ren proved to be a well-developed villain with room for improvement, and the relationships between the characters feels so organic and fluid-like, as if they're all cohesive with one-another. Han Solo and Chewbacca play a substantial role in this film. Villain dressed in black with mask? The makers have big heart and technical invention, the cast vibrant, spunky and strongly committed to the cause - the old hands a very reassuring presence - Yeah, so it's not sci-fi perfection, or any Star Wars geeks' idea of the perfect Star Wars movie oh J.