Okay. Let’s be real about something.
What I’m about to say will probably piss some people off, but it’s the truth. So let’s all just take a deep breath and accept the truth for what it is.
Star Wars is overrated.
Don’t get me wrong. I still love the series (barring the Prequels and Last Jedi). But it’s not as good as people think it is.
It’s a science fantasy series that took the world by suprise with the first movie, shocked it again with a fantastic sequel, and disappointed them with a third one before making them sick to their stomachs with another three and coming back a decade later.
These movies are simple, fun and endearing. They made the childhoods of many, including myself. It’s easily the most iconic movie series of all time.
But let’s ask this: is it really all that?
People get so fucking heated when it comes to Star Wars. Hell, there was a time when I was one of them. Then adulthood happened, and I matured. That’s when I realized that all my anger was stupid and unfounded.
Let me tell you something, Star Wars fans. Something that’ll rock your worldview. Something that may or may not tear apart the very fabric of your reality and send you spiraling into a deep depression and a pit of despair. You ready?
They’re just a bunch of fucking movies.
Now, it’s okay to be passionate about what you love. I mean, just look at my previous posts. But there has to be a point where you realize, hey, it’s just a movie. It’s not gonna change the world, it’s not gonna keep your family safe from the inevitable nuclear holocoust, it’s not gonna pay your taxes, it’s not gonna raise your kids for you.
Well, if you’re my Dad, Star Wars may very well raise your kids for you.
Why am I talking about all this, anyways? Well, some of you who spend time on YouTube may have noticed that some of the deleted scenes and behind the scenes stuff from the Last Jedi has been released. And because of this, the oh so popular ‘FUCK LAST JEDI’ ship has sailed once again. People complaining, ‘Wah, why wasn’t this scene in the movie’? Or, ‘Man, if only the whole movie were as good as this one scene’, so and so and blah and blah.
Let’s chill out here, people. It’s a movie. It exists for two reasons: to entertain and to make Disney a shitzillion dollars.
And you can’t deny it did one of those things.
Thanks for reading, and have a lovely day.