The Last Jedi: On the Character Assassination of Luke Skywalker

Gotta love the Drew Struzan posters.
Say what you will about Revenge of the Sith, it was excellently shot.
Look at that handsome ol’ mug.
All it takes is just a little patience…
Does that look like the face of a child massacrer?
Daisy Ridley does her best, but the writing let her down.
The motion-capture performance by Andy Serkis and CGI were fantastic.
I wish we got to see this side of Luke.

A 1 kg mass traveling at 99% of the speed of light would have a kinetic energy of 5.47×1017 joules. In explosive terms, it would be equal to 132 megatons of TNT, or approximately 75 megatons more than the yield of Tsar Bomba, the most powerful nuclear weapon ever detonated. 1 kg of mass-energy is 8.99×1016 joules, or about 21.5 megatons of TNT.

After calling Disney “white slavers”.
The perpetrator himself, Mr. Rian Johnson.
Akira Kurosawa’s “The Hidden Fortress” (1958).

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Joseph Choi

Joseph Choi

I’m an author, journalist, critic, filmmaker, and professional shepherd. https://tinyurl.com/yd4tq8bc