“You must face Darth Vader again”: Returning to “Return of the Jedi”…

“Help me take this mask off.” A few years ago, I wrote a somewhat snarky, old guy-perspective of “Return of the Jedi,” and while I still stand by most of my criticisms of the movie (unoriginal story beats, a second Death Star, etc), I think what I needed now was to see the movie again…

“Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker” trailer breakdown…

****STAR DESTROYER-SIZED SPOILERS AHEAD!**** The Final Trailer. Clues/Observations. The captions to the following screenshots are my own speculations, and should be treated with no more authority or insight than anyone else’s. I’m just a fellow Star Wars fan, and have been since I saw the original “Star Wars” (sans “New Hope”) back in 1977 at…