OK, so that’s that for the Skywalker Saga, or at least the final wrap on the legend of Luke, Leia and Han. Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker looks and feels like a finale for those characters, although it certainly leaves many possible other stories to tell. (I’ll have a slight spoiler at the end.)
You may have noticed I like to rank stuff. I was a sucker for the Top 40 when I was a kid, and I haven’t actually grown up, so I’m still obsessed with lists.
So naturally, as the closing credits rolled on Episode IX, I had already started thinking about how I would rank the episodes in terms of meeting, exceeding, or failing to meet expectations. The dust settled with this list – and let me add the caveat that I don’t dislike any of the films in this series. Even the bottom two, which I think are seriously flawed, were an absolute joy to watch.
Without further preamble, my favorite Star Wars movies are: Continue reading “Uncle Warren ranks the Star Wars saga”