In the first article, we discussed how The Force Awakens portrayed Rey and Kylo’s relationship and how it differed from stories that use the ‘enemies to lovers’ trope in key ways. Now, we show why romantic Reylo is incompatible with the story going into Episode IX.
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Written by robotical712
A discussion of what is and isn’t the message of The Last Jedi and the strange reluctance to apply it to the protagonist.
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I re-watched The Last Jedi in its entirety again last week for the first time since before putting the The Last Jedi Case for Rey Skywalker together. The case, combined with other insights and events, made for a very different viewing experience.
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First, sorry about the low frequency of posts. I just started a new job and am still trying to get into a rhythm. Anyway, Last Shot came out almost three weeks ago and I finally finished it last weekend and I put together a combined review and analysis. The first section does not contain spoilers and functions more as a review.
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After watching The Last Jedi again after its home release, I’ve realized that the Third Lesson is essentially the theme of the movie as a whole. The lesson involves fighting for the galaxy as a whole, and not making family your bottom-line motivator. It’s a battle between Luke and Kylo Ren to turn Rey to one end or the other, and Rey represents the audience. The Third Lesson was not only taught to Rey, but it was taught to us as the viewers.
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Written by robotical712
At two points in the movie you can hear screams played in the background.
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Written by: robotical712, Josey, Needs_More_Sprinkles, HypersonicHarpist
In this section, we examine The Last Jedi itself in light of the ideas developed in the previous section. We think that not only is our suggested interpretation fully compatible, but a more resonant and coherent read of the movie than the surface read. For a full explanation of the interpretation, go here.
Part of our analysis of The Last Jedi.
Continue reading The Definitive “The Last Jedi” Case for Rey Skywalker – Movie Analysis Round Table