Star Wars: The Last Jedi trailer

With just another couple of months to go until the release of the eighth installment of the Starwars Saga tension is building. And then, of course, the powers that be (Disney) decided that it was time to release another Last Jedi trailer. Cue the mayhem in 5… 4… 3….

First things first: The Last Jedi Trailer

Just know that director Rian Johnson doesn’t want you to watch it. Even though it’s good ;-). Oh and Mark Hamill is with Johnson too. But let’s get this out of the way first:

As you can expect, this trailer is rather a big deal to Lucasfilm/Disney. It was trailer one of the biggest trailer releases they’ve had so far. For fans, the main question is: did this spoil anything or is there just a lot of misdirection?

Fan responses

Leave it to the official Star Wars Youtube channel to edit some very nice fan responses together. Maybe not related to the trailer itself but at the New York Comic Con, fans were treated to a rather special ‘Last Jedi’ experience:

The story (Mild Spoilers from here down)

We’re getting some pretty good hints about the story in the trailers. It seems that Luke isn’t quite ready to come back, with Kylo Ren still being front of mind for him. Rey is getting Jedi training from Luke and Snoke is telling ‘someone’ to fulfill their destiny. Oh, and there are Porgs.

Ah yes, the Porgs.

Analysis

I really like the Star Wars Explained channel on Youtube. They give a really in-depth view of the Star Wars-universe. If you’re into this video, you might enjoy his Complete Canon Timeline. Chances are you’d like even more than that, so go over to his channel and have a nice geek out! The Nerdist goes a little further and breaks down the trailer even further:

 

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