This isn’t a review; it’s a rant. And, yeah, of course it’s related to Star Wars. Star Wars is a big important thing in the world again, and everyone either loves it or talks about it anyway—and so I, too, must talk about it some more.
There has been a specific aspect of the movie that has been subject to incredibly pedantic censure, and I feel the need to comment on it. At length. At great length. Probably with some five-dollar words. And, if we’re lucky, an air of superiority. Thus I bring you:
On Weakness and Laser Swords
a kindly justification for the Rey/Finn vs. Kylo Ren lightsaber fight