Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker Divides Critics In First Reactions With Some Saying It’s Rude To Rian Johnson

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Some very lucky critics have had the good fortune to see Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker and they have taken to social media to post their first reactions.

However, some of these first reactions haven’t been overly positive. Don’t get me wrong, there has bee a whole load of positive ones, but some movie critics have claimed there are issues with the movie, one of them being the film is “rude to Rian Johnson”.

The idea behind this critique is that J.J. Abrams’ film merely washes over all the good work done in Star Wars: The Last Jedi in an effort to please the fans who didn’t much care for Johnson’s movie.

I’ve said it time and time again on here, but I loved Star Wars: The Last Jedi, but I’ve also admitted that I understand why people didn’t like it as much, and I also said there were problems with the film.

That said, there are issues with every single Star Wars movie. They’re by no means perfect, but they’re still beloved, and there’s a good reason for that. They’re iconic for a reason and the reason is they tell a fascinating story, but still a rather familiar one.

The first reactions to Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker are in

Will Kylo Ren die in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker

Will Kylo Ren die in Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (Credit: Lucasfilm)

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You could call the overall story arc of the first Star Wars trilogy Shakespearian, and you’d be right. There’s an element of Macbeth about Star Wars. There are also undertones of Romeo and Juliette about the prequels.

Anyway, back to Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker’s first reactions. I’ve collated some of the one which are positive and others which aren’t so positive, and they seem to be saying the same thing.

Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker is a satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker saga, but it does have its problems.

So, it does seem as though the overall reactions to Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker are positive, but there are some critics who aren’t so hot on the movie.

This is, of course, to be expected, and it’s actually a good thing to see that the overall reaction to the movie is overwhelmingly positive because that always makes me concerned.

I can’t think of any movie that I love that’s universally loved by everyone, and that’s the way it should be.

Are you guys looking forward to seeing Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and what do you make of these first reactions to the movie? Let us know in the comments below.

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