Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker

Movie Review - 'Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker' is Catered to Devoted Fans

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is a film that will not come without controversy. The film will be loved and hated, but I would argue it's hard not to love. As with most J.J. Abrams movies, it is nothing groundbreaking in terms of storytelling -- the film is very plot-driven, with characters constantly racing from one "make or break" scenario to the next. They are constantly running from an enemy in the First Order from one dire mission to the next. There is very little time for the characters to just exist, to talk to one another about something other than the plot, or for the sake of character building. But akin to...