6 Reasons The New 'Star Wars' Movie Is Unlike Any Other

6 Reasons The New 'Star Wars' Movie Is Unlike Any Other

Also 6 reasons why I sobbed during probably half of the entire movie.
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Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi came out in theaters on December 15, and people are already going a little crazy over it. This movie has definitely divided the fan-base. Half of the people have absolutely loved it, while the other half think it is way too different from the other Star Wars movies.

Although I am by far not the biggest Star Wars nerd on the planet, I do love the series and the characters so much. I think the newest film is one of the best Star Wars films ever. I loved every part of it. It is very different from the other movies in the franchise, but that's what I think makes it so amazing. It's fresh and new. There are things that have never happened in any other Star Wars films that happen in this one.

While new can be scary and confusing sometimes when it comes to a fantasy world, it's also incredibly exciting. This is an entirely fictional fantasy world! The opportunities for new things are limitless.

So here are six reasons why I think The Last Jedi amazing, and also the six reasons why I sobbed during probably half of the entire movie. Also, SPOILERS AHEAD (if that wasn't already obvious).

1. The cute romance between Finn and Rose

Now I think all of us were expecting Finn and Rey to be an item after we saw The Force Awakens, but I totally ship this love affair over "Fey" any day. Rose saved Finn's life, and almost took her own in the process! Also, I'm always down for an interracial relationship so FINN + ROSE = 4EVER <3.

2. The epic fight scenes

Okay, I know that Star Wars has always had some pretty bad ass fight scenes, but these were pretty amazing. First off, Kylo Ren and Rey killing the Supreme Leader and then fighting off his entourage of red dudes? Fucking incredible. And the fight scene between Finn and Captain Phasma!! (even though I wish we could've had more Gwendolyn Christie because she is my #queen.)

3. The internal conflict of Light versus Dark

This conflict happens three major characters; Kylo Ren, Rey, and even Luke Skywalker. This internal conflict is so interesting, and the only other time we've seen this is with Anakin Skywalker, but that's no fun because we all know how he ends up (in case you're living under a rock, Anakin is Darth Vader.) It's incredible to see these characters that should automatically be the hero and the villain struggle with their own morality and decisions to be good or bad. It shows that no one can be either or.

4. Luke's death

We all knew it had to come eventually, but I think we can rank his death as the most incredible of any Star Wars character. After using the force to stall Kylo Ren so that the Rebellion could get the fuck out and save themselves from being annihilated by the first order, he dies. The last thing he did in his human form was save his people and his friends. It was a beautiful moment, but I'm sure this won't be the last time we get to see Luke because apparently Jedis can come back as ghosts and fuck shit up (like Yoda!!!).

5. Rey's parentage

I don't know about everyone else, but I was definitely expecting Kylo Ren and Rey to be siblings. However, when Kylo told Rey that she came from basically trash who sold her for booze and shit, I wasn't disappointed. Almost all of the important characters in this world are somehow related, so it's really awesome to see that this random orphan girl can be the last fucking Jedi!!!

6. Everything Princess Leia did

Let's just say everytime Carrie Fisher was on the screen, I was crying. When she flew through space to save herself?? That was absolutely magical. And after Luke died, she was at peace. Leia has now lost every single person she loves basically; first, her son Ben went to the dark side, then he killed his father/her husband Han Solo, and now Luke is dead! But this woman is still strong as hell and is going to lead the Rebellion to the end! I'm so so happy with how the directors of the movies showcased Carrie's performance. It was magical, beautiful, and inspiring.

Everything about this film did it for me. From the cute little creatures that lived on Ahch-To, to every badass female character, to the bromance between Po and BB-8, to the humor that was squeezed into almost every scene. I loved it. I can't wait until episode IX!

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50 Quotes from the Best Vines

If you're picturing the vines in your head, you're doing it right
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In 2017 we had to say goodbye to one of the best websites to ever roam the internet: Vine. In case you have been living under a rock since 2013, Vine was -(sad face)- a website and app that took the internet and the app store by storm in Winter 2013. It contained 6-second videos that were mostly comedy- but there were other genres including music, sports, cool tricks and different trends. Vine stars would get together and plan out a vine and film it till they got it right.

It was owned by Twitter and it was shut down because of so many reasons; the viners were leaving and making money from Youtube, there was simply no money in it and Twitter wanted us to suffer.

There's been a ton of threads on Twitter of everyone's favorite vines so I thought I'd jump in and share some of my favorites. So without further ado, here are some quotes of vines that most vine fanatics would know.

1. "AHH...Stahhp. I coulda dropped mah croissant"

2. "Nate how are those chicken strips?" "F%#K YA CHICKEN STRIPS.....F%#K ya chicken strips!"

3. "Road work ahead? Uh Yea, I sure hope it does"

4. "Happy Crimus...." "It's crismun..." "Merry crisis" "Merry chrysler"

5. "...Hi Welcome to Chili's"

6. "HoW dO yOu kNoW wHaT's gOoD fOr mE?" "THAT'S MY OPINIONNN!!!.."

7."Welcome to Bible Study. We're all children of Jesus... Kumbaya my looordd"

8. Hi my name's Trey, I have a basketball game tomorrow. Well I'm a point guard, I got shoe game..."

9. "It's a avocadooo...thanks"

10. "Yo how much money do you have?" "69 cents" "AYE you know what that means?" "I don't have enough money for chicken nuggets"

11. "Hurricane Katrina? More like Hurricane Tortilla."

12. "Hey Tara you want some?" "This b*%th empty. YEET!"

13. "Get to Del Taco. They got a new thing called Freesha-- Free-- Freeshavaca do"

14. "Mothertrucker dude that hurt like a buttcheek on a stick"

15. "Two brooss chillin in a hot tub 5 feet apart cuz they're not gay"

16. "Jared can you read number 23 for the class?" "No I cannot.... What up I'm Jared, I'm 19 and I never f#@%in learned how to read."

17. "Not to be racist or anything but Asian people SSUUGHHH"

18. 18. "I wanna be a cowboy baby... I wanna be a cowboy baby"

19. "Hey, I'm lesbian" "I thought you were American"

20. "I spilled lipstick in your Valentino bag" "you spilled- whaghwhha- lipstick in my Valentino White bag?"

21. "What's better than this? Guys bein dudes"

22. "How'd you get these bumps? ya got eggzma?" "I got what?" "You got eggzma?"

23. "WHAT ARE THOSEEEEE?" "THEY are my crocs!"

24. "Can I get a waffle? Can I please get a waffle?"

25. "HAPPY BIRTHDAY RAVEN!" "I can't sweem"

26. "Say Coloradoo" "I'M A GIRAFFE!!"

27. "How much did you pay for that taco?" Aight yo you know this boys got his free tacoo"

28. *Birds chirping* "Tweekle Tweekle"

29. "Girl, you're thicker than a bowl of oatmeal"

30. "I brought you Frankincense" "Thank you" "I brought you Myrrh" "Thank you" "Mur-dur" "huh...Judas..no"

31. "Sleep? I don't know about sleep...it's summertime" "You ain't go to bed?" "Oh she caught me"

32. "All I wanna tell you is school's not important... Be whatever you wanna be. If you wanna be a dog...RUFF. You know?"33. "Oh I like ya accent where you from?" "I'm Liberian" "Oh, my bad *whispering* I like your accent..."

34. "Next Please" "Hello" "Sir, this is a mug shot" "A mug shot? I don't even drink coffee"


35. "Hey did you happen to go to class last week?" "I have never missed a class"

36. "Go ahead and introduce yourselves" "My name is Michael with a B and I've been afraid of insects my entire-" "Stop, stop, stop. Where?" "Hmm?" "Where's the B?" "There's a bee?"

37. "There's only one thing worse than a rapist...Boom" "A child" "No"

38. "Later mom. What's up me and my boys are going to see Uncle Kracker...GIVE ME MY HAT BACK JORDAN! DO YOU WANNA SEE UNCLE KRACKER OR NO?


39. "Dad look, it's the good kush." This is the dollar store, how good can it be?"

40. "Zach stop...Zach stop...You're gonna get in trouble. Zach"

41. "CHRIS! Is that a weed? "No this is a crayon-" I'm calling the police" *puts 911 into microwave* "911 what's your emergency"

42. "WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? WHY? "

43. *Blowing vape on table* * cameraman blows it away* "ADAM"

44. "Would you like the spider in your hand?" "Yea" "Say please" "Please" *puts spider in hand* *screams*

45. "Oh hi, thanks for checking in I'm still a piece of garrbaagge"

46. *girl blows vape* "...WoW"

47. *running* "...Daddy?" "Do I look like-?"

48. *Pours water onto girl's face" "Hello?"

49. "Wait oh yes wait a minute Mr. Postman" "HaaaAHH"

50. "...And they were roommates" "Mah God they were roommates"


I could literally go on forever because I just reference vines on a daily basis. Rest in peace Vine

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Season 2 Of The Handmaid’s Tale Is Over And We Are Not Ready To Feel This Loss

Praised Be, Season 3 is Coming.

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This week, we were kissed goodbye until next year by the show that's captivated the nation: The Handmaid's Tale. Based on the 1985 novel by Margaret Atwood, the book follows a young woman trapped in a dystopian post-American nation run completely by the elite's interpretation of the Bible. Audiences have followed her journey for two seasons now.

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Season 2 came with many emotional roller coasters. Do we feel bad for Serena Joy, or is she permanently stained as evil in our hearts? Whatever happened to Luke and Moira after their five seconds of screentime? How is Hannah's new life as a child of Gilead? Will June ever make it out?


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These are the questions most viewers were thinking at the start and end of the season. While many questions were answered, the finale brought with it whole new set. Without spoiling anything, let me just say. Watch the finale in the daylight to be reminded everything's going to be alright after you turn off the TV.

Digital Spy suggests that we'll be seeing our favorite cast members again in the late spring of 2019. Actors Elisabeth Moss, Alexis Bledel, Joseph Fiennes, Yvonne Strahovski, OT Fagbenle and Samira Wiley have all confirmed their return.

Will Aunt Lydia be back?.....

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To read a full breakdown of the finale by Yvonne Strahovski (Serena Joy Waterford) presented by the New York Post, click here.

Until we binge watch our favorite ladies in red, blue and beige again, be sure to catch up on all episodes of season 2 and 3 on Hulu. That's right, no more waiting for Wednesday.

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Blessed day!

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