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Rogue One After Seven Months

I watched Rogue One in the movie theaters seven months ago. It was amazing!!! The story was compelling, Darth Vader (this was the first time I was able to witness him in the movies) was at, to me, his most terrifying, and everybody died which was a very bold move by LucasFilm. I now know, if they deem it necessary, characters in Star Wars, no matter how much you like them, will be killed off. Boo.

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So anyway the movie was great. I loved it so much I said it was the best Star Wars movie ever made. Now it’s been over half a year since I saw it for the first time and I have to admit, it isn’t as magical as it once was. Now I’m not saying the movie is bad. It’s still clearly in the top three of my favorite Star Wars films but it just lost its pizzaz that it once had. Jyn’s story is terribly inconsistent and has me constantly wondering what her character was like before the infamous reshoots. Director Krennic was also supposed to be much more menacing but they changed his character’s arc as well. And Saw Gerrera was supposedly going to have a bigger role but they dialed it back some so the movie would stay in the PG-13 range. I understand that but now he’s become a useless character. He’s in the movie and I know he’s very important because of his fatherly relationship with Jyn but they could’ve definitely done something a little more with him. I think the movie should’ve been fifteen to twenty minutes longer. It would’ve really helped the depth of the film.

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Now The Force Awakens hasn’t diminished in its enjoyable factor in any way. In fact, the more I watch the better it’s getting. It’s magical from the opening scene with the pitch-black underbelly of Kylo Ren’s ship passing over the glowing white planet of StarKiller Base to Rey brandishing Luke’s lightsaber to Luke himself atop the stunning island at the very end. Between those two scenes, the story never feels disjointed. I know who Rey is and what motivates her to go find Luke at the end. I know who Finn is and why he decided to leave the First Order. I can even figure out Poe despite the little screen time. Everything is polished and well written. I never have to ask myself any questions while I’m watching the movie.

Rogue One does, however, have a spectacular ending. The Battle on Scarif is a little long and drawn out, I will definitely admit that, but the last fifteen minutes or so are magnificent. The data tower is one of my favorite moments in the whole film. The gruesome deaths of Rogue One’s main members are heartbreaking to watch. Especially Jyn and Cassian. I cry like a baby every time still to this day. And there are no words to express how wonderful the scene where Darth Vader goes on a murderous rampage to retrieve the Death Star plans is. It’s simply jaw-dropping. And then Leia at the end, even with her CGI, is amazing. It really molds into A New Hope seamlessly and makes itself easily the best prequel ever made in Star Wars. Rogue One, unfortunately, does have too many mistakes to fill and has me wishing they could’ve fixed some elements to the movie every time I watch it.

And The Empire Strikes Back is still, to this day, the best Star Wars film ever made. It’s been around since 1980 and it continues to stands the test of time. The special effects, Luke’s journey, the love story, it’s all just perfect. And it ends with one of the biggest reveals in cinema history. How can you top that? I thought Rogue One did but it’s only been half a year and I’m already bumping it down to being my third favorite Star Wars movie. Rogue One is a very good movie and gives every Star Wars fan like me hope for standalone Star Wars films in the future but it isn’t perfect. The fifth Star Wars is.

It’s been fun writing this and I can’t wait to write something about The Last Jedi. Until that time I hope you have a wonderful day and thank you for reading my post.

My Favorite New Things From The Last Jedi

The Last Jedi is coming out later out this year and I am ecstatic! In April fans (like me) were finally shown a teaser for the highly anticipated film and was introduced to a brand new character, the small but mighty Rose. Ever since the Star Wars Celebration, there has been little news about The Last Jedi, even fewer spoilers, and a whole bunch of theories fans has tried to glean from the teaser. Then out of nowhere last Tuesday Vanity Fair let loose a fantastic spread for The Last Jedi and it blew my mind. There were exclusive photos, interesting interviews, and new characters to marvel over and theorize about. So on that note let me talk about some of my favorite moments from the awesome spread.

First of all the Covers

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This happened to be my favorite cover. Leia is already a groundbreaking character because she wasn’t your typical princess. She was the woman who stood up to the menacing Darth Vader, talked junk about Grand Moff Tarkin’s odor problems, and told off her saviors because they didn’t have a perfect rescue operation. Yes, that’s Leia. And now she is the General of the Resistance and this cover embodies all of her strong, beautiful qualities. It slightly made me emotional when I saw it because, as we all know, she is no longer with us. She won’t be at any of the red carpet events, she won’t be able to say anything else that’s hilarious and genuine, she can only look down from above. R.I.P Carrie Fisher, we definitely miss you.

My second favorite was with Finn, Poe, and the newcomer Rose.

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I don’t know why but this cover makes me so excited. Seeing Finn awake and well is already cool but his serious expression shows that he’s not going to be a joke in this next film. And the dashing Poe looks ready to blast a tie fighter right out of the sky with his incredible flying skills. Not only are they cool however but there’s Rose alongside them. I’m so excited to find out about her in the film and just exactly what her skill set is. I have a feeling she’s going to become one of my favorite characters in the Star Wars universe. And yes, it’s another strong female character! I’m loving Star Wars these days.

The other two covers are great too. The one with Kylo Ren, General Hux, and Captain Phasma is exciting. And don’t they just look mean?

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Rey and Luke’s cover was my least favorite simply because I’ve seen tons of pictures and moments with them on the island. It just didn’t excite me like the other ones have. It’s still awesome though.

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The New Pictures

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Now, this is an epic picture! Rey is already a wonderful character but this photo is incredible. The backdrop is so beautiful it looks like it could be CGI but it isn’t! And her with that lightsaber, oh I’m so ready for this movie.

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Yes, it’s another photo with Rey but it’s awesome. Her in the cockpit with Chewbacca is special because he no longer has Han to hang out with (that’s so sad) but he’s now with Rey. And that’s extra significant because Han told Rey Chewie liked her and now they’re buddies. I can’t wait to see how their relationship evolves in this next film. I mean isn’t this a beautiful picture?

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This, on a creativity level, is out of the roof. I have never seen anything like this in Star Wars, even from the prequels. Yeah, the prequels showcased a sort of fancy side of Star Wars with the city of Coruscant and the night scenes there but nothing compares to this. This looks like the most amazing environment I’ve ever seen in Star Wars. It’s part of the new casino planet Canto Bight and I just can’t wait to see everything in motion. I’m really loving Rian Johnson’s vision of Star Wars. In fact, it’s kind of amazing.

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The hairstyles, the fancy black and white clothing, the aliens, it’s simply magnificent.

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I like this picture because it’s Mark Hamill and Carrie Fisher together again. This is another one of those photos that made me emotional. At the time they took this picture they both had no idea that Carrie would be dead soon. It’s just such a beautiful picture. The magic they brought to this franchise was wonderful and I just can’t wait to see them in action again. I really hope they will reunite in the film one last time. I’ll probably shed a few tears when they do.

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I love this picture because once again there’s a new character being introduced in this film and she looks awesome! This is Vice Admiral Holdo of the Resistance and her getup is spectacular. I already love Laura Dern from her performance on Jurassic Park. To know she’s going to be in Star Wars, a franchise I love dearly, can this movie get any more perfect? I’m excited to see what her character’s role will be in the movie.

There are many more pictures as well as plenty of interesting interviews on Vanity Fair’s website. These just happen to be my favorite. After these exclusive looks at the upcoming film, I’m very excited to see the first trailer for The Last Jedi. I think they’ll be debuting it at the D23 in July and if so I can’t wait. Until then I’ll just gawk over these pictures and try to put pieces of the movie together from the interviews.

Thank you for reading my post. It’s the first day of June which means we’re nearly halfway until it comes to theaters. Until then I’ll keep talking about the new trailers and updates about the film. Have a beautiful Thursday and May the Force Be With You!

 

My Introduction to the ALIEN Franchise

A couple of weeks ago ALIEN: Covenant entered theaters and because of this I became very curious about the movie that started this frightening franchise. Now my first encounter with the horrific specimen wasn’t in the form of the movie. It instead was because of a game. A few years ago I obtained Mortal Combat X for my wonderful XBOX One. Through the months the game introduced new characters and one of them happened to be Alien. Now when I saw this terrifying creature I was excited. It was a new character to play on the fighting game and I am proud to say I am very good at him. I had no idea I was playing with a character that sparked sci-fi minds around the world and inspired a generation of creators who want to make anything remotely scary with aliens whether it be a movie or a game. When I found out it was a movie character I was definitely intrigued but I wasn’t completely interested in watching the film. Then I saw this new ALIEN flick coming out this May and my curiosity began to boil.

I didn’t want to see the new one because it didn’t excite me but I really wanted to see the original. I was told it was scary but I didn’t know it was going to be just as frightening as it was. When the movie came on I have to admit I was starting to get a little sleepy. The futuristic music and the quiet of the movie were very soothing. Even when they got to the planet I was still a little tired in the eyes. And then…that thing jumped on that guy’s face! After that, the movie captured me with its very disturbing and disgusting and horrific situations. I can’t tell you how much that alien parasite freaked me out. If I see any bug with creepy legs like that I’m going to be messed up. It’s going to take a while for the image of that parasite on that man’s face to get out of my mind.

Because this truly was a horror/sci-fi film things had to get worse. I watched that movie in wide-eyed terror. The crew was dropping like flies, the scientist Ash was an evil robot which was horrifying, and the ALIEN just kept showing up!

When that movie ended I understood why Sigourney Weaver is an icon still to this day. Her character, Ripley, is one of the bravest, toughest women I’ve ever seen in movies. She was afraid because who wouldn’t be. She was sane enough though to take command when everyone else was freaking out and strong enough to fight the Alien when it threatened her life.

The special effects for the 1979 film were stupendous. It’s 2017 and it still looks great. Yes a few things didn’t look real but nearly everything looked better than some stuff you’ll see in movies today (like Fantastic Beasts.)

And the director, Ridley Scott, is a genius. The way he moved the camera down the halls of that dark ship ever so slowly had me terrified. He truly captured the terrifying aspect of having a hostile alien life form on board a ship in the middle of space. I had watched some of his other movies like the Best Picture Winning Gladiator which is one of my favorite films and the Oscar-Nominated The Martian in 2015 but ALIEN was a whole other beast. It, to me, is his best work. What he did to the psyche was phenomenal. I can’t imagine the poor individuals in 1979 who went to go see it in the movies. I’m sure they had a long night.

ALIEN was so enjoyable I watched it again the next day because I was sure I had missed some information in the movie and it was still terrifying. It was actually kind of worse because I knew what was coming.

Because ALIEN was so good I decided I wanted to see the second one because I just wanted to know how they could possibly make another one. When I saw that the title was ALIENS I was already mortified. I watched the movie and I can say it was okay. I liked that it helped answer some questions I had from the first one and I liked the concept of the story. It was very obvious that Ridley Scott was no longer directing the movie. The mind behind the film was instead James Cameron, the director of fantastic movies such as Terminator, Rambo, and Avatar. And it was so apparent. It was a much more militaristic style film, there was more action than just suspenseful demises of unfortunate victims, and the look was much crisper and straightforward.

The movie was scary at times but it never reached the level of terror that the first one did. And it was very long. It felt like a rollercoaster that just doesn’t seem to end. It’s like when you go around that bend and you think the ride is over and then it tosses you somewhere else. That’s what ALIENS felt like by the end. I was ready for the movie to be over fifteen minutes before it was. It wasn’t terrible though. If I had to rank it from F to A+ I’d give it a B+. The first one is clearly a perfect film, it doesn’t need to be ranked. To truly understand the differences between the two films ALIEN was a horror/sci-fi film whereas ALIENS was a slightly scary action movie.

I’m so glad to say I’ve finally seen it. I loved that each movie was so good it didn’t need any inappropriate content. There was harsh language which is completely understandable and lots and lots of violence. And if ALIEN: Covenant happens to be good I’ll totally watch it when it’s available on Digital.

Thank you for reading my post and I hope you have a great day.

Why Rogue One Has Made The Force Awakens More Enjoyable

It’s been three wee since Rogue One came out on Blu-Ray and in that time I have been able to watch the outstanding anthology film as many times as I please. In these past few weeks I have discovered small editing bloops and which portions of the movie make me hum with glee. One day for pure fun I watched Rogue One and then The Force Awakens back to back to truly glean the difference between the two newest Star Wars films and I was surprised by the results.

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Rogue One is clearly a better movie, from its gorgeous cinematography to its impeccable storytelling about a band of rebels who managed to capture the Death Star plans to its memorable characters that despite only having one movie managed to insert themselves into the long list of lore and fascinating characters throughout the Star Wars universe. I was expecting to watch the bright and adventurous Star Wars film, The Force Awakens, afterwards completely bored. To my great surprise it wasn’t and this is why.

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Rogue One, like I said earlier, is a great movie. It’s nearly perfect in my opinion except for that interrogation scene with Bodhi and Bo-gulit or whatever that tentacle monster is called. That scene could have been a deleted scene for all I care, that’s how disturbing it is. But anyway the movie is superbly made and so forth. When I turned on The Force Awakens however and that shot of Kylo Ren’s Destroyer covering StarKiller Base with its immense size came on this feeling of happiness came over me that Rogue One just doesn’t provide. Rogue One is an intense movie that despite being one of the shortest Star Wars films managed to make me invested in the characters’ stories enough that by the time the end comes (Spoiler Ahead if you haven’t watched Rogue One yet) I am truly devestated when everyone, and I mean everyone, comes to their demise. And like I said, the movie is intense. The Battle on Scarif is over thirty minutes long and that doesn’t count the rest of the movie! When I finished watching the saddening but amazing film it was like a breath of fresh air watching the lighter, more fun Force Awakens.

The Force Awakens’ brighter cinemotagraphy was a relief after the grey tones of Rogue One. The music, composed by the classic John Williams, was welcoming after the somber music of the anthology film. And just the contrast between the two stories is incredible. The Force Awakens is so much lighter compared to Rogue One. Yes the situations are dire but they aren’t as bad. You don’t have to deal with uncomfortable interrogation scenes or seeing rebels getting shot down by ruthless Death Troopers while trying to take cover in a ship. Instead you have wonderful scenes like Rey meeting BB-8 for the first time or Poe taking out stormtroopers and tie fighters in his beautiful black X-Wing with Finn cheering him on. And The Force Awakens does get serious in the final twenty minutes. After the confrontation between Han and Kylo Ren on the bridge the movie reaches an intensity that is silencing. And the end of The Force Awakens gives me chills every time even after nearly a year and a half of watching it.

So yes Rogue One is a beautifully made movie but The Force Awakens still has its hold on my heart. This is, to me, the perfect description of the two movies. Rogue One is enjoyable, The Force Awakens is magical. I hope this December The Last Jedi becomes the best Star Wars ever.

Thank you for reading my post and have a beautiful day! May the force be with you.

The Last Jedi Teaser Is Finally Here!!!

It has been almost a year and a half since The Force Awakens came out in the movies. Since its debut I have been so ready to find out what’s going on in this next installment. Last year we were introduced to the first anthology film in Star Wars which was Rogue One. Yes it was a fantastic movie and yes it is now my favorite Star Wars movie of all time but it still is nothing compared to my excitement for The Last Jedi. Well, the teaser, after this eternal wait is finally here. Enjoy!

Before This Christmas

So this trailer was full of gorgeous shots, exciting moments, and no knowledge of what the movie is exactly about which is always great. The first section of the movie before This Christmas showed up was enjoyable. It showed a lot of Rey, Luke was speaking for the first time which was incredible! All in all it was a pretty impeccable first section of the movie. It wasn’t really anything special, I will say. Yes it’s Star Wars but it was like every other Star Wars teaser I’ve seen before. Fantastically put together clips, epic music, and someone talking. Then the rest of the trailer started and I was immediately entranced. Let’s talk about the second half of this trailer.

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The Force Awakens introduced the world to their evil villain Kylo Ren. Kylo Ren at first wasn’t a true villain to me due to his immense confusion throughout the film. Then after he killed his own father, the iconic Han Solo (is it just me or does it hurt to say that Han Solo is dead?) I knew he was going to be one to worry about in the next film. Kylo Ren is scary because he will kill the characters you like the most (like Luke or Leia) without any remorse and that is frightening. Seeing him in this trailer, no matter how brief it was was amazing. First of all I’m glad that they chose a shot where he didn’t have his mask so we could see his scarred face. The shot they chose however did not allow a full view of his face so you could only see the top half of the scar which makes it exciting to see him again in other trailers. Secondly, we’re definitely going to get a better insight into Captain Phasma in this new Star Wars. She looked frighteningly beautiful in that firelight alongside her menacing stormtroopers. It definitely looks like she’ll have more to do in The Last Jedi which is appreciated. And that shot of what I’m guessing was Luke dropping to his knees as he looked upon a burning building was the same thing that was occurring in Rey’s vision in The Force Awakens where it showed Luke placing his metal hand upon R2-D2 with firelight in the left side of the screen. This was the best section of the trailer because the Dark Side is always very cool in these Star Wars films.

Everything Else in the Trailer

The rest of the trailer was just as fun to watch. The ships flying over that white flatland with red smoke streaming from the backside. Epic! And if you pause at that part you can see the silhouettes of walkers in the far distance. That’s exciting! There was Finn in some sort of tank thingy. I can’t wait to see what he’s up to. Poe’s black X-Wing got destroyed which is a shame. I loved his X-Wing. There was Rey running at night with her lightsaber. That shot of Leia was fascinating. I’m sure this movie is going to make her place in the Star Wars universe even more legendary. Wow, I can’t believe it. This was the actual teaser. The teaser has finally arrived and it was awesome!

The Conclusion of my Thoughts About This Trailer

What this teaser shows me is the fact that The Last Jedi is clearly going to be better than The Force Awakens and Rogue One which I am pleased about. I watched this trailer over a dozen times and it seems to get better!

The music for this trailer is also very telling because it’s underlying tones were sad. That isn’t good. And with Luke saying at the end of the trailer that the Jedi will have to end, what is that all about?! I have a feeling I’m going to come away from The Last Jedi crushed in some sort of way. Let’s hope Luke doesn’t die. Disney, please don’t kill Luke, or anybody else that’s cool.

If you’re just excited as me then I hope this trailer made you just as happy as it made me. Now, after this teaser December seems a long way from now which is slightly depressing. But at least we finally have seen the teaser. I hope the next trailer will have another shot of Kylo Ren without his mask, maybe a glimpse of Snoke, and a look at the new characters in this next film. Until that time I can’t wait to go see Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 so I can see this teaser in all of its glory at the movies.

Thank you for reading this post and May the force be with you! December 15th you all, December 15th!

 

What I Think About the Bonus Features of Rogue One

I loved Rogue One. It was and still is a fantastic addition to the Star Wars universe. When I got it on DVD I immediately rushed to the bonus features because who doesn’t want to know how this beautiful movie was made? Some of the features were really fun to watch and gave me some incredible insight into how the movie was made while others were just okay. On that note let me talk about these features.

My Favorite Bonus Features

There were a few features that I really loved.

Visions Of Hope: The Look of Rogue One

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One of the reasons why Rogue One was such an amazing film was because of the visuals. From Krennic’s shuttle flying over the black sand beaches of the planet where the Ersos were hiding to the Death Star eclipsing the sun over Jedha. It was an incredibly stunning movie that still has me shaking my head in wide-eyed wonder so of course it comes as no surprise that this was my favorite feature. I loved learning the inspiration behind the movie’s gorgeous designs and how they created the classic Yavin 4 base.

The Princess and the Governor

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One of the biggest surprises of Rogue One was the CGI revival of Governor Tarkin and the digitalized young Princess Leia. Yes they weren’t perfect but they were good enough to pass as human around real people. It was fascinating learning how they digitally recreated these iconic characters. First of all, for Leia to have only one scene in the entire movie it took months of work for them to have her look perfect for the film. Secondly watching them CGI Tarkin’s face onto the actor’s face was jaw dropping. It’s truly amazing what people can do these days with computers. I have a feeling this is the beginning of a new era of boundaries for where these Star Wars stories can go.

The Empire

 

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The Empire are really frightening in this movie. This is the one Star Wars film that displays their incredible menace at the fullest. One thing behind their scary demeanor is their look. It was fun to learn how they came up with designs for the Death Troopers as well as other things. That was another interesting feature.

The Not-So-Great Features

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The seven other features were enjoyable but not memorable. I came away from the bonus features wishing I would’ve learned so much more such as how they created the Battle on Scarif. There was so much work that went into those final forty or so minutes of the movie there’s no way they didn’t have behind-the-scenes footage of it. I learned more on Flipboard about how they made Rogue One than the bonus features which is very unfortunate. And don’t get me started about the missing deleted or extended scenes.

In comparison The Force Awakens’ bonus features were wonderful. They gave a lot of information I would’ve never known. Their features were all over seven minutes long. They did have deleted scenes, all of which were really fun to watch. Their bonus features were so good in fact that I have watched them more than once and I’ll probably watch them again in the near future.

It still is nice to have Rogue One on DVD to watch over and over again. It’s a gorgeously made film that has raised the bar impressively high for any Star Wars stories that follow it. Whether or not the bonus features were that great you should still watch them. It’s an hour and two minutes of decent information that only makes the movie that much better.

I hope you’ve enjoyed this post. In a few days the Star Wars Celebration will start and the teaser for The Last Jedi will be released. I am so excited! Be sure to read my post about the new teaser trailer. You won’t want to miss it. Thank you and May the force be with you!

 

A List of the Most Legendary Jedi In Star Wars

Star Wars is one of the most beloved franchises in film history and it’s still going strong. One of the reasons why Star Wars can be so spectacular are the Jedi. Without the profound moments of wisdom they speak or just the epic battles they have against the Sith Star Wars would not be the same entity it has become. Of course there are greater Jedi than others and that’s where my post begins.

6. Rey

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I had to put Rey in my list because it wouldn’t be fair to leave her out. Now of course we all know she isn’t truly a Jedi yet, she’s just a padawan. And yes she could possibly turn to the dark side which would totally mess up this post I’m making but for right now I feel I have to put her alongside the other Jedi. And besides, if she really does become a Jedi she will undoubtedly be one of the most powerful and the coolest Jedi to ever be part of Star Wars.

5. Qui-Gon Jin

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Despite his poor skill with the Force and his discovery of an eventual genocidal robot man named Anakin Skywalker Qui-Gon is undoubtedly one of my favorite Jedi. Liam Neeson brought so much life into the character. There was an effortless calmness that emanated from the Jedi as well as a wisdom that can only come from a master of the force. My favorite line of his is when he told young Anakin, “Your focus determines your reality.” Even though it’s just a movie things people say in films can sometimes be enormously profound. This was, to me, one of those profound statements that I really love. It’s a shame he had to get killed so early in the prequel trilogy but I understand it was necessary. I would love if Qui-Gon’s ghost showed up in The Last Jedi to talk to either Luke or Rey about something. That would be pretty special.

4. Mace Windu

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There was no way Mace Windu wasn’t getting into this list. First of all he is the only Jedi to have a purple lightsaber. I have always thought this was cool because as we all know blue and red are the colors that create purple so for him to have that color for his weapon is very interesting. Secondly if Anakin had not interfered he would have killed Emperor Palpatine. That’s how powerful he is. The evil Sith Lord couldn’t even mess with this Jedi. He’s also very wise. He knows Anakin is fragile and can barely be trusted, he knows that there was something wrong in the Force, it’s just a shame that his fate was the way it was.

3. Yoda

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This was a difficult decision because I mean come on, it’s Yoda. When there’s a conversation about legendary Jedi Yoda will always be part of that conversation. The only reason why he’s not number one is unfortunately because of the prequels. George Lucas turned him from being a wise, magical puppet to a CGI bouncy green thing with a lightsaber. He lost his magic and that’s why he’s third on my list. My favorite saying from Yoda is in Empire Strikes Back when Luke is about to pull that ship out of that muck and Yoda says, “No, try not. Do or do not. There is no try.” This was another one of those profound moments that really rang through to me. Spoiler Alert! The next thing I’m about to talk about might be a minor spoiler for The Last Jedi so if you would rather not know any information about the upcoming film then please go to the next Jedi in my list. There have been rumors that Yoda will make an appearance in The Last Jedi which makes all the sense in the world and if he is in the movie I’ll be so excited. It’s said that he will have either have a conversation with Rey or Luke. Or maybe both, I’m not certain. If he is in the movie I wonder what wisdom he will lend to the two Jedi. Let’s hope these rumors are true.

2. Luke

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Luke is an incredible Jedi. He was already great by the end of Return of the Jedi but now after The Force Awakens he has reached an entirely new level of awesomeness. First of all I can’t wait to see how powerful he has become in the last thirty years. Secondly I can’t wait to see just exactly what’s he been up to. And third, I can’t wait to see how he’ll train Rey in the ways of the force. Will he be stern and cryptic like Yoda was? Will he be a little nicer and more helpful? Or is there going to be a sort of bitterness coming from him because according to his expression at the end of The Force Awakens he was not very pleased to see Rey? In fact he was quite the opposite. If he is a little mean towards her how will she feel about the ancient master she had been trying to find? Oh man, I wish it was December 15 today so all of my questions could be answered.

1. Obi-Wan Kenobi

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Yes Obi-Wan is, in my opinion, the most legendary Jedi of all and for good reason. First of all in the prequel trilogy he was the one character who George Lucas got right. Ewan McGregor did such a fantastic job portraying the incredible Jedi that had been formerly played by Alec Guinness. He was a bright light in the midst of all that poor acting from Hayden Christensen, the terrible storyline, and decent but heavily overdone CGI. He was so great that I’m hoping the next Star Wars Story to be announced will be an Obi-Wan film. I would love to watch his journey between Revenge of the Sith and A New Hope. I’m sure it would be remarkably interesting. He’s also a wonderful Jedi. He may not be as powerful as someone like Yoda but he’s just as wise. He’s definitely my favorite Jedi in Star Wars so far and that’s saying something.

There are many other Jedi in the Star Wars universe that haven’t even been explored yet. I hope in the future there will be many more Jedi that can reach the legendary status. Until then I hope you enjoyed this post and May the force be with you.