TV’s Frink said:
Because everyone on this forum loves RedLetterMedia so much:
Not sure if serious.
My reaction to captainsolo’s review.
Actually, it was very well put.
amazing, every single word you just said is wrong
Cute, but nah.
TLJ dared to be new and unexpected and people hated it.
I reject this notion that TLJ “dared to be new”. It’s pretty frustrating seeing that posted everywhere. It’s doing the same damn thing all over again, just with different characters and in a slightly different order.
and i reject the notion that these movies are the same but just sligtly tweaked. ::shrug::
Is it just a case of there being people who want new films, and people who don’t, or is there really more to it? I am not convinced that it is anything more than the first option (some people just don’t want new films, despite what they say).
Well, I think it’s actually quite a challenge to find a story beat, that isn’t in some way derived from the OT. It usually either does more or less the same, or the opposite. If it was really a new story, it wouldn’t depend completely on OT events.