Films A — Z March 6, 2017: E

and then, only then, [Vadar] figures the time is right to go, Oh and also, I fucked your mom… That was his son he did that to! Just now! Luke’s reaction, horror and revulsion and shame so great he literally chucks himself into a bottomless pit over it, feels downright understated. Darth Vader, at that moment, is as stark and evil a villain as any movie has ever had.

Watch for the 3-shot, a set-up as good as anything in Polanski’s films.
None of this works without the editing and the music, but this doesn’t just work — it sings.

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