And so my friends we have come now to the end. Episode IX, the final chapter in the “main” Star Wars saga! Thus far in the trilogy, The Force Awakens largely disappointed, and The Last Jedi was strong in concept and rich in both direction and character arcs if, unfortunately, weak in storytelling. For this third installment, JJ is back to direct. Will the third time the charm? Will The Rise of Skywalker rise to the occasion and satisfyingly wrap up this 42 year journey?
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