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Is The Rise of Skywalker a Fitting End to the Skywalker Saga?: The Ultimate Debate

Mark Ellis, Maude Garrett, Joelle Monique, and Scott Mantz take on one of the biggest franchises ever to discuss where the finale ranks, how effective its fan service is, and whether the big surprises make sense.

by | December 21, 2019 | Comments

J.J. Abrams returns to the director’s chair to close out the entire Skywalker Saga with Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, and we’re here to hash out the good stuff, the bad stuff, and everything in between. Mark Ellis, Maude Garrett, Joelle Monique, and Scott Mantz sit down for a spoiler-heavy chat about the final chapter to the epic space opera that began back in 1977, discussing the biggest surprises, the effectiveness of the fan service, where it ranks in the franchise, and of course, how gracefully it handles Carrie Fisher‘s General Leia Organa.

Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is in theaters now. 


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Adjusted Score: 73.559%
Critics Consensus: Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker suffers from a frustrating lack of imagination, but concludes this beloved saga with fan-focused devotion.
Synopsis: The battle between the Jedi and the Sith comes to a thrilling conclusion in this final chapter of the Skywalker... [More]
Directed By: J.J. Abrams

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