Holdo

Vice Admiral Holdo was Smarter than Fans Give Her Credit For

Spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi below.

Of the many points of controversy in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the behavior of Vice Admiral Holdo ranks as one of the film’s most frequent criticisms. Why couldn’t the film have used an existing character, like Admiral Ackbar? Why does she have such a problem with ace fighter pilot Poe Dameron? And why didn’t she avoid a mutiny by letting others aboard the ship know she had a plan to escape the First Order?

Based on the failure of her plan in The Last Jedi, you could argue that she should never have held the position of command that she did. But while she was far from perfect, she actually filled her role much better than most fans give her credit for.

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The Last Jedi

Your Feelings Betray You: Luke Skywalker and The Last Jedi

I’ma gonna talk about Star Wars: The Last Jedi here, and I’m not going to bother hiding spoilers. If you haven’t seen the movie and want to be surprised, just skip this ramble until after you’ve watched the film.

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