ILM’s Hal Hickel just might have been right. Star Wars might have been about war once upon a time, but it certainly isn’t about war anymore.
Rather than telling stories about soldiers that one would expect to see fighting in a war, the franchise is now hell-bent on telling stories about cosplayers that couldn’t handle 2 nano-seconds in any war. Behold:
A knock-off villain. A marshmallowy gender-neutral trooper. And three “resistance” characters that look like they couldn’t leave the house before spending 3 hours on their hair.
Are these soldiers fighting in a war? Or are these ciphers intended to pass on some moronic after-school special lesson? You decide.
— Bleeding Fool (@BleedingFool) August 28, 2020
Originally published here.