Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker (12A) Rating: Were a bunch of aliens to land in Britain this week, they could be forgiven for assuming that a festival called Christmas celebrates a character called Luke Skywalker. Or, to put it another way, a galaxy far, far away might be the only place to escape to if the Force isn’t with you and never was, and you simply don’t understand why anyone should be talking about the historic enmity between the Jedi and the Sith. On the other hand, anyone who really cares about the parallel universe conceived more than 40 years ago by George Lucas (whose spiritual son and self-confessed Star Wars nerd JJ Abrams directs this film), today is the day of days, the long-awaited arrival of a cinematic event like no other, the release of the saga’s ninth and concluding instalment. I attended a screening on Tuesday in the company of what felt like a thousand others who look at life mainly by the glow of a lightsaber. Daisy Ridley is pictured above as Rey There will be more spin-offs, of course. Commercial juggernauts like this are never garaged for good. But Star Wars: The Rise Of Skywalker –… Read full this story
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