The Definitive ‘The Last Jedi’ Case For Rey Skywalker – Themes

Written by: Needs_More_Sprinkles, robotical712, Josey

In the first article we explore how the themes of the movie and franchise belie the idea Rey is just someone caught in the middle of the Skywalker family drama. Our belief is, in making Rey appear unrelated, the movie is actually thematically necessitating her inclusion in the family’s ranks.

Part of our analysis of The Last Jedi.

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Star Wars Weekly News|11/25 – 12/2

LuketheNerd has volunteered to put together a list of Star Wars related news and happenings from the last week. Let’s welcome him and his first post!

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A roundup of news for the week of November 25 to December 2nd.

 

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January Claim About the End of The Force Awakens Given Credence by Empire Article

Back in January, I came across a claim that JJ Abrams originally shot a different ending between Rey and Luke. The claim was Luke originally took the lightsaber from Rey and possibly hugged her from a user by the name of Dent on the awardswatch forums:

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About that Princess Interview…

And it turns out Adam was talking about the princess in the Hidden Fortress, not Rey:

Driver is on a roll now, discussing what excites him: character and narrative and cinematic influences. The original Star Wars was an homage to Akira Kurosawa’s 1958 film The Hidden Fortress, he says, and the link lives on in the new trilogy, in which concealed identities drive the narrative. Then he lets it slip.

“You have, also, the hidden identity of this princess who’s hiding who she really is so she can survive and Kylo Ren and her hiding behind these artifices,” Driver says, apparently dropping a massive revelation about Rey’s royal origins.

Credit to swnonsense.


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