My initial reaction to The Last Jedi was a bit unsure, but optimistic.
It stuck in my craw and I wanted a second viewing.
Yoda sums up the theme, “The greatest teacher, failure is.”
Yes, yes it is.
In fact, absolutely everything valuable to me (experiences, skills, relationships and my entire world view) all began as experiments and failure.
And it never ended! There are still little failures all. the. time. every. single. day.
I figure if I don’t topple over by these blips, if I just recover faster from being off-balance, I can attain more experiences of value and truly enjoy them and be a better member of society.
So yeah, I liked this latest Star War. It was kooky, Luke was conflicted, Leia was solid, there were weird creatures, moments of elation, and lots of spaceships. Bonus? Puppet Yoda, not CGI Yoda. So much yay.