The first time I saw this movie was when I was a 6th grader during a meeting of my library’s Anime Club. Huge ups for a movie that can put 11 and 21 year old Graham in the best mood. My favorite major box office bomb.
Best musical numbers:
1. I Wanna Hold Your Hand
2. Come Together
3. Let It Be
4. I am the Walrus
5. Why Don’t We Do It In The Road?
6. Happiness Is A Warm Gun
7. I’ve Just Seen A Face
This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.
Way easier to swallow the second time, and tastes a lot better too. Kylo, Rey, and Luke steal the show with a powerful arc that explores how to come to grips with the past and find your place in the future. The action is spectacular and the duels tugged at my nerdstrings. The Finn/Rose storyline comes off a bit heavy-handed and has Disney all over it but succeeds in world building and has major payoffs later in the film. Vice…