Expectations for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker were pretty high. The film was set to close out the Skywalker Saga, but the conclusion to the story didn't sit too well with critics. Now, the final Rotten Tomatoes tally has come in, and it looks like The Rise of Skywalker is the worst-reviewed Star Wars movie ever, sitting at 52%, one percent lower than Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. Does this mean that The Rise of Skywalker is objectively the worst Star Wars movie? Of course not. Art doesn't...
It took 28 days to get to that point, the slowest climb of the three movies in the latest Star Wars trilogy.
Every director has a style. J.J. Abrams has one of the most distinct in modern Hollywood, full of frantic energy and eager forward momentum. Which can be good things. They can also be bad things, too.
The third and final film in the Star Wars sequel trilogy, The Rise of Skywalker launched on December 20 to much fanfare (and with the help of a massive marketing push). The flick got off to a solid start and has managed to carry that momentum well into the New
Author Rae Carson describes the novelization of "The Rise of Skywalker" as adding so much to the plot that it would have made the latest "Star Wars" movie over three hours long.
Disney's Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker is already a hit at the box office, currently the third highest-grossing movie of the year, and now it has added a trio of Oscar nominations.
Star Wars screenwriter Chris Terrio explains the decision-making process behind the Skywalker Saga’s final chapter
For better or worse, it is not unfair to describe either of Star Wars' most recent major projects—at the box office, the climax of the saga, The Rise of Skywalker; and on streaming, the culmination of years of attempts to bring live-action Star Wars to the small screen The Mandalorian—as stories that deeply engage in fan service. But what differentiates their use of it makes for some fascinating parallels and contrasts.
Just under a month into its release, the sequel trilogy ender becomes the seventh in Disney's billion-dollar club.
Some fans on social media are already calling the leaked in-depth transcript superior to the final product.
Carrie Fisher died in 2016, before the latest "Star Wars" movie began production.