Top Ten Biggest Problems with Star Wars: The Rise of SkywalkerSo yes! THE RISE OF SKYWALKER IS OUT! But get this, IT'S NOT GONNA BE PLEASING FOR LONGTIME FANS! Pardon my caps, I just want to get your attention. Anyways, I'm pretty sure you saw my post already, but it's obvious that Rise of Skywalker is not a good movie. And these are the biggest issues with it. Add more. SPOILERS BELOW OF COURSE YOU HAVE BEEN WARNED TURN BACK NOW IF YOU DO NOT WANT TO BE SPOILED
Just think he had a lot of years to build this up. Plus it wasn't just Palpatine. It was Palpatine and all his followers. Plus if he did it in the previous movies people would become even more suspicious.
Why it's a problem, because if he had THIS MUCH ABILITY TO DO SO he could have conquered the entire galaxy with ease. Why wait until this state when he's hooked to some weird machine?
Leia is one of the most important characters in all of Star Wars. I am aware that they didn't have much to work with (May Carrie Fisher rest in peace), but throwing away her importance to just have her say "Ben" and (even though she was healthy and strong), die "bringing him back", as if it is her job to make her FULLY-GROWN son stop being a MONSTER (RIP Han Solo)! It is no one's JOB to "give people chances" and "hope they can change", and to have multiple characters, let alone one of the last original trilogy characters, have their role reduced to plot devices for Kyle Ron to "lEaRn FrOM" is poor writing. If they really had to kill Leia, why couldn't it have been an ACTUAL sacrifice, or for something worth fighting for, not a whiny-emo-Darth Vader-fanboy!
Much like Leia's lines, her actual death scene felt horribly rushed and wasn't a proper way to end the character. Sure, she gets a decent funeral, but the problem is, Leia just inexplicably dies without warning, and only during a time when Ren and Rey are having a lightsaber battle. It just doesn't add up.
This makes NO sense, unless somehow he knew that Kylo Ren wasn't gonna kill Rey. Basically at the beginning Kylo reaches Exegol and threatens Palpatine, but is given the promise of ruling an armada (the item I mentioned earlier) and sent to "kill the scavenger". Of course we find out that Rey ends up being the granddaughter of Palpatine and when she comes, she is ordered to kill her grandfather. What?
Maybe because he knew Rey wouldn't kill him. Palpatine always has a plan. Maybe his plan was to kill Rey the whole time. For example, when Rey was supposed to kill Palpatine maybe Palpatine was going to slow her down and steal her powers.
I'm pretty sure this item is on the Last Jedi list too, but Snoke turned out to be (spoilers) a puppet controlled by Palpatine. And the worst part is it's only mentioned ONCE.
Snoke was meant to pretty much be Palpatine without actually revealing Palpatine.
Noticing a trend with the Palpatine-related items. He can summon an armada of Star Destroyers AND can use extensive Force lightning to single-handedly cripple the Resistance fleet. Again, if he had the ability to do so then why not sooner rather than later?
Remember Palpatine took the force from both Rey and Kylo. It is pretty justified in my opinion.
Leia's lines were all mostly non-sequiturs, which ruined all of her scenes. It's a shame too, because it's all they had to work with, but every line was absolutely awkward.
I don't really think they could do any better. Carrie's dead.
Entire plot = Rey, Finn, BB-8, Threepio, Chewie & Poe go on fetch quest
Rey goes off on her own because Force senses
Conflict happens, usually involving Kylo Ren
Finn screams "REY! "
More conflict happens
Repeat this four times and you basically have the movie's plot
Exactly it's about stupid bratty Rey leaving her friends then fighting Palps done
Basically Hux being the incompetent one in the First Order turned out to be the Resistance spy out of nowhere. And his reasoning? He doesn't care who wins, he just wants Kylo Ren to lose. It's just pure jealousy. Of course he doesn't make it out alive here.
Alright, C-3PO was one of the best things in the movie, but Poe is right in the sense that how come C-3PO can translate over a million languages yet his original programming is forbidden from translating Sith langauge? They had to wipe his memory in one of the sadder moments of the film (he does get it back, and is still a nice comical character), but this part is kinda dumb.
It's Ancient Sith. It is forbidden to speak. It's like saying Voldemort's name in Harry Potter.
Oh god the Force healing is bad. For some reason, Force healing is here, yet it wasn't in any other film beforehand. Rey uses it twice, and Ben uses it at the end too. At no point do any of the other films use Force healing. I guess it's because some wounds are too fatal? I am unsure, but it leaves WAY TOO MUCH SPECULATION.
It was already a thing in the EU (although it isn't canon anymore) and The Mandalorian. Just letting you know.
Nah she's just an idiot who still talks about her stupid death of her freaking parents from 16 years ago!
Rose is probably one of my favorite characters created in the postlogy, while for the fanboys she is so hated that her actress, Kelly Mary Tran got harass multiple time on social medias, and if you want a proof that Star Wars 6's lesson that angriness, and hate leads to bad things, was a failure this is it. It's like the time Steven Universe's fanboys harassed an artist that made a drawing where Pink Diamond, was a bit less fat than usual, even though the series learns you countless times that being mean to people is not a solution to problems. And of course, Rose only appear during 2 minutes, even though there is no reason to not join the main crew. I want to remind you that this list is about bad things, and disapointing things in Star Wars, and that yes, this is not flaw of the movie, and just a disapointment, so yeah.
She's a secondary protagonist for one of TLJ's plots and wasn't a good character in them. Here, she is relegated completely to the background. While Finn is more of a main character and gets shipped with Jannah (a new character who actually is more interesting), Rose got next to nothing for her this time around. And some were actually hoping she'd turn up better this time.
When I saw the scene in the Last Jedi where Kylo killed Snauk, I knew this movie was awesome. This was unexpected in a good way, and this leaded the sequel of this movie in a interesting path, since now, the tormented and uncontrollable villain that is Kylo Ren taken control of the First Orded. It would be the first time where the sidekick of the villain in Star Wars, is now the main villain, which is interesting. Sadly, Palpatine was back, and now Kylo is a sidekick again, meaning that killing Snauk was absolutely useless in Star Wars 8! Yeah!
When I saw this, I slumped in my seat and said "I think that just ruined Star Wars for me".
You know when I said that I knew Star Wars 8 was awesome, when I saw Kylo killing Snauk. Well the fanboys instead were disapointed that we don't know where he comes from. But, the reason Snauk didn't reveal his origins is because he was supposed to be how Palpatine was in the original trilogy. Yeah, people tend to forget that there was a time where the prelogy didn't exist, and that we didn't know anything about Palpatine either. Even then, the prelogy didn't show a lot about Palpatine, because he is just a guy that wants to take over the world. Nothing more, nothing less. And that's how Snauk was before Rise of Skywalker. He is just a guy that wants to take over the world. And the authors let the people imagine the origins of Snauk, instead or revealing his identity to have less possibilities for the imagination, just like they let you imagine the origins of Phazma, or if we go back in the time of the original trilogy, the origins of Palpatine, the clone wars, Han Solo, and many ...more
It was just better off Vader leaving him dead. Now all these 5-8 year olds are like oh she so strong and the best for killing Palpatine and she's a Skywaker! Like shut the duck up
That was the most disappointing way to kill of one of the most beloved film villains in history
Finn deserved better! John Boyega deserved better! FN-2187 deserved better! Finn deserved BETTER! Why would they market him like he was important and then throw him away?! Why didn't he get to be a jedi who helped defeat Palpatine/the main baddie with Rey instead of, hmm, I don't know... THE SERIAL KILLER!
Oscar Isaac's real name is Oscar Isaac Hernandez. When choosing a stage name, he dropped his last name due to only being offered gangster/drug dealer roles. In Star Wars, initially he was the son of former Rebels. Then they threw it away and made him a spice runner, ie, a space drug-dealer, ie, a Hispanic stereotype he changed his name to avoid.
Think about this: Two major blockbusters that would provide closure to the main characters of the main sagas of two big-name movie franchises. What Avengers Endgame really succeeded on, The Rise of Skywalker decided to copy, and it was not that great.
Evidence to follow:
Poe Dameron is in some sort of last stand in the final battle, against insurmountable odds and seeming hopeless, seeing his comrades die. Then, the big Resistance fleet comes in. What does this remind you of? Captain America being the last one standing during the initial fight of the battle of Earth vs. Thanos, just as his army comes in, the resurrected heroes came in. What made this better than TROS has to be the many established characters returning, and while the TROS fleet was impressive, there's not a lot of names known that audiences can go "yeah! That's a character I like!" I mean you have Lando, Poe, Finn, Jannah, Chewie, but the rest are redshirts.
Second case: the final death of ...more