The Last Jedi? I Can Only Hope

Posted December 27, 2017 7:28 pm by Dwight Longenecker

The Last Jedi? I Can Only Hope

It was the movie mogul Sam Goldwyn (supposedly) who said, “If you want to send a message call Western Union.”
Western Union was, for those not in the know, the company that you used to send a telegraph. Today’s translation would be, “If you want to send a message, text somebody.”
Applied to movies the wisdom is, “Tell a story, don’t preach a sermon.” Why, oh why would film makers of such experience and expertise, handed the opportunity to work on a venerable piece of movie magic, therefore foist upon us such a tiresome, long winded and boring sermon as The Last Jedi?
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