The Last Jedi Soundtrack Leak: An Analysis

On reddit’s /r/starwarsleaks subreddit, someone has leaked the track titles of the The Last Jedi soundtrack. Despite a frustrating refusal to post photos of the track titles, they did post the track titles in the comments. Because the photos are solid proof that they have the soundtrack, we can say with confidence that this is the track listing for the Last Jedi:

WARNING: POTENTIAL SPOILERS FOR THE LAST JEDI

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Star Wars: Compassion For Yourself And Others

Compassion vs. Selfishness

In a speech given by George Lucas, Lucas details how he views the dark side of the Force versus the light side of the Force. In his view, compassionate people live on the light side, while selfish people live on the dark side. There are a few things to keep in mind when thinking about Lucas’s words in this video.

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Star Wars Battlefront II Multiplayer Review and Analysis: EA’s Sinister Plan

With the recent outrage over the microtransactions in Battlefront II coming off its peak, I felt it necessary that I analyze what EA was attempting to do and what their plan is going forward.

And why this game will never be worth your money.

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Duality of Hands Update: The Last Jedi Trailer

Back in February of 2017, I wrote a theory detailing how Luke and Rey’s hands were used as symbols to represent humanity, “more machine than man,” and a couple of other things. I updated it before the new trailer came out. I recommend reading this before continuing.

In the recent trailer for The Last Jedi, two key moments popped up that tie in with my analysis. First and foremost is the moment that Kylo Ren holds his hand out for Rey, and the moment of Luke’s hand bursting from the ashes of his fallen Jedi academy.

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The Force Awakens Symbolism: Duality of Hands

Introduction

The continuing Star Wars mythos is no stranger to symbolism. We see plenty of it in the prequel trilogy as well as the original trilogy. It only makes sense that this storytelling technique be continued into the sequel trilogy of movies.

I believed I have identified symbolism being used in The Force Awakens in regards to how Rey and Luke’s relationship will function in The Last Jedi. Rey and Luke’s “hands” act as symbols that enhance a story of a damaged and lost master and an innocent and naive learner coming together to complete one another.

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