5 Reasons To Be Excited For The Future Of Star Wars

by Jeremy Spirogis
Rey in Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker

There’s a brand new Star Wars film out… I’m unsure should you’ve heard. Lots of people appear to find it irresistible, however lots of people do not, and there is a first rate quantity of indignant yelling from one facet on the different, and vice versa, over this reality. This appears to have turn out to be normal working process for all issues Star Wars, and it is turn out to be exhausting.

While The Force Awakens and Rogue One seem to have survived largely unscathed of their launch, beginning with Star Wars: The Last Jedi, Star Wars motion pictures have turn out to be an absolute battleground. Some cherished Rian Johnson’s recent tackle the supply materials, whereas others decried a number of the character arcs and plot factors discovered within the movie. Now there is a comparable battle going down round The Rise of Skywalker. Some assume it is nice; others, not a lot.

For the file, I’m a kind of who discovered The Rise of Skywalker to be a lower than satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker Saga. It has some parts worthy of observe and is way from an entire failure, however I definitely did not find it irresistible the way in which I hoped to. Having stated that, I nonetheless love Star Wars as a complete, and the truth that I did not love one film has not dampened my spirit for it. I’m nonetheless excited for the way forward for the franchise I grew up with, and I believe all people ought to be. Here are some explanation why:

Anakin Skywalker and Palpatine in Attack of the Clones

Star Wars Is Bigger Than One Bad Movie

Everybody’s opinion on what’s good and unhealthy in Star Wars goes to be barely totally different, however I really feel prefer it’s not a controversial assertion that earlier than we ever noticed Star Wars: The Force Awakens, we had already seen unhealthy Star Wars motion pictures. If you are one of many individuals who actually disliked a number of of the prequels, then perhaps you’d seen a whole trilogy you did not like, and but all of us turned out to see The Force Awakens.

I’m certain there are individuals who disliked each film of this present trilogy, however odds are there was at the least one that you simply preferred. If not, perhaps Rogue One was extra your cup of tea. However you take a look at it, there have been good Star Wars motion pictures and unhealthy Star Wars motion pictures. Hell, if I had been to attract a line between the 2, the franchise as a complete is doing barely higher than 50%. There’s no cause to consider that each of these items will not proceed. There will likely be one other Star Wars film that you simply love at some point (perhaps quickly), and that will likely be superior.

Rise of the Resistance

Rise Of The Resistance Is Almost Open At Disneyland

In addition to 2019 being the yr that the Skywalker Saga got here to an in depth, it additionally was the yr of a brand new starting: the opening of Star Wars: Galaxy’s Edge at each Disneyland and Walt Disney World. The new land places you on a planet within the Outer Rim and lets each visitor inform their very own Star Wars story. If there was a draw back to the preliminary opening, it was one of many main sights, Rise of the Resistance, didn’t open with the land.

But Rise of the Resistance is now open at Walt Disney World and it is set to open at Disneyland in just some quick days. Based on the response to the journey in Florida, the attraction is actually all the pieces we have been hoping for as each a theme park journey and a Star Wars expertise. If you may’t embrace the story being instructed on the large display, go to Batuu and make your personal.

The Mandalorian

Disney+ Has Even More Star Wars On The Way

While not all people loves Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the response to a different current Star Wars property was way more constructive total. Lots of people cherished The Mandalorian, even when the principle cause could have been the presence of Baby Yoda. If you had been a kind of folks, then the excellent news is there’s much more on the way in which.

Not solely are we getting a second season of The Mandalorian, which is at the moment in manufacturing, however we’re additionally getting two different Star Wars collection: a Rogue One prequel starring Diego Luna’s Cassian Andor, and an Obi-Wan collection starring Ewan McGregor himself. We’re even getting extra Clone Wars. While Star Wars has all the time been a cinematic franchise first, tv is clearly going to be a giant a part of the model going ahead. At the tip of the day, good Star Wars is sweet Star Wars, irrespective of the place it comes from.

Luke Skywalker in the Last Jedi

Rian Johnson’s Trilogy Has A Lot Going For It

Now grasp on only a second. Even should you’re one of many individuals who actually did not like Star Wars: The Last Jedi, there’s nonetheless a whole lot of cause to be excited concerning the Star Wars trilogy that’s nonetheless, so far as we all know, coming from Rian Johnson.

If a part of your drawback with The Last Jedi was the way in which Rian Johnson handled your favourite pre-existing characters, then excellent news: from all the pieces we have realized, the thought behind this trilogy is to inform an entirely unique story not linked to something we have seen earlier than in Star Wars. If this whole Sequel Trilogy felt slightly scattered and disconnected to you, like there have been too many cooks within the kitchen, then this trilogy will repair that drawback by solely having one individual in control of the story. Many of the perceived issues of late would appear to be solved with this trilogy, so we will all give it a good shot.

Dark Rey

There’s A Galaxy Of Possibilities

But the perfect half about the way forward for Star Wars needs to be that we merely don’t know what’s going to occur but. There will likely be extra motion pictures, from Rian Johnson or in any other case. There will likely be extra collection, each dwell motion and animated. We may be assured that the world of Star Wars will proceed to develop.

Are each one in every of us going to like all the pieces new from Star Wars from this level out? If previous is prologue, then I can safely say no. However, in the identical manner that I do know we’re not all going to find it irresistible all, I can really feel assured that just about all people will discover one thing to like.

Most of us do not wish to dislike Star Wars. When we see a film or different piece of media we do not take care of, it is extra disappointing than the rest. But Star Wars as a complete continues to be nice. When the “bad” is taken with the “good,” it is nonetheless enjoyable, and there is loads of enjoyable in our future. Let go of the anger and the hate; that is the trail to the darkish facet.

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