The following post contains SPOILERS for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. And also Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but we’re guessing you saw that one already.
The first two Star Wars trilogies represented one man’s vision. George Lucas directed Episodes I through IV and produced and helped write V and VI. When Lucas sold his company to Disney, Kathleen Kennedy took the helm, but she brought in various filmmakers to direct the new Star Wars trilogy. That has created a unique situation, where one guy, J.J. Abrams, started and finished a story, and another guy, Rian Johnson, told the middle chapter. And their ideas didn’t always line up.
Abrams got the last word, though, because he returned to direct Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. And in...Read More