Release Date: December 15, 2017
Cast: Daisy Ridley, Domhnall Gleeson, Adam Driver, Oscar Isaac, Benicio Del Toro, Mark Hamill
Director: Rian Johnson
Genre: Action, Adventure, Fantasy
Duration: 2 hours 32 minutes
What Star Wars fans have been waiting for so fervently has finally arrived – The Last Jedi. This is the eighth installments of the hugely popular Star Wars movie series. Star Wars movies have hardly ever disappointed its fans and the reputation continues with this new chapter of the Star Wars. As a matter of fact, The Last Jedi is being considered much better than its predecessors. So much so that people have started saying that the force is strong with this latest installment of Star Wars. The Last Jedi seamlessly connects from where it had left in the last part – The Force Awakens. The seventh chapter of Star Wars had posed a lot of questions and all of these have now been answered in The Last Jedi.
The movie catches up with the life of Rey (Daisy Ridley), who appears to have great powers, but is yet to harness and utilize them. She has a lot to learn and understand, which is why she meets Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) who has been living anonymously for several years. It is Luke Skywalker who can provide the answers she has been searching for all this time. As the story progresses, Rey is swept into a much bigger world, where their survival is at stake. Even with her phenomenal Jedi powers, she is tested to her limits, as she faces other powerful galactic enemies. She joins forces with Luke Skywalker and other galactic legends and embarks on an epic adventure journey that reveals the hidden mysteries of the Force and terrifying secrets of the past.
Writer & Director Rian Johnson has effectively cleared all the doubts that have had persisted among fans since the release of the last Star Wars movie. He also deserves credit for his brilliant narrative and adding unexpected twists and turns to the plot. Another good thing about the movie is that there is no fluff at all. Every minute is captivating, as there’s loads of action, adventure and drama in every scene. The conversations between Luke and Rey are quite interesting and they set the tone for bigger things that come later in the movie. In terms of performance, all actors have delivered their best.
The Last Jedi will delight you with its fast-paced narrative, high-end CGI and unique storyline. There is plenty of action and adventure to keep you hooked till the end. This one’s also high on the emotional side, which will pull at your heart strings. If you are a Star Wars fan, The Last Jedi is certainly a must-watch.