The Force Awakens cautiously steps back into the universe – but it risks shrinking the setting too much.
Many spoilers follow. Also, while my intention is to just talk about MY experience as a film-goer and not to get into feminist politics per se, that whole “personal is political” thing means that some folks may experience this as a political post. In keeping with the spirit of Mindless Diversions (and my own intentions), I’d encourage you not to read it as an argument, and not to respond with one. It’s just my story.
For those wishing for happy endings, his thesis is probably too good to be true.
The non-dairy cheese of George Lucas films.
Not with a bang, but with a whimper.