Check out our spoiler-free review of the Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blu-Rey; one that needs a place within your Star Wars library.
The Star Wars: The Last Jedi Blu-“Rey” is now in stores worldwide; one that will make a fine addition to your Star Wars collection. Thanks to teamclick.com, we were able to get our hands on a copy a few weeks early — and we are grateful to them for such access.
Fortunately for you all, we are generous as well, sharing with you the intricacies of the Force we’ve discovered from the two-plus hours of The Last Jedi behind-the-scenes goodies.
Our non-spoiler review of The Last Jedi Blu-ray begins now!
Is the full Blu-ray worth your hard-earned dollars? Absolutely it is! What can you expect to receive, in addition to the film itself?
The Director and the Jedi documentary
Run-time: 1 hour 35 minutes.
Journey with Rian Johnson through the entire process of The Last Jedi; through his lens — both literally and figuratively. You’ll grow to love Johnson each step of the way while gaining a full understanding of his directing style and the motivations behind making The Last Jedi.
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Run-time: 10 minutes 17 seconds
Rian Johnson explains why Luke Skywalker chooses a path of exile, in removing the Jedi from the galaxy in the process. This particular insight is worth your time alone, which provides a further understanding of why it’s time for the Jedi to end. Luke isn’t a coward but feels the galaxy is better off without the Jedi Order and you’ll learn why.
- Lighting the Spark: Creating the Space Battle
- Snoke and Mirrors
- Showdown on Crait
If you love action and want to know every intricate detail of how each space battle goes down, these features are for you.
On the other hand, if you want a more personal touch on the matter, you’ll receive detailed insight on why the mama’s boy himself, Kylo Ren, was unable to pull the trigger on his mother — with hysterical commentary from Carrie Fisher herself. Rest in peace, Princess.
Andy Serkis Live! (One Night Only)
Run-time: 5 min 49 seconds
Watch scenes with Supreme Leadwer Snoke, but before the CGI portion is added — with the motion-capture master himself Andy Serkis. You’ll see just how talented of an actor he indeed is.
14 Deleted Scenes
Run-time: 24 minutes 31 seconds
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The deleted scenes for The Last Jedi are a mixed bag, with a handful of them rightfully hitting the cutting room floor; while others will blow you away. There’s an option to watch them all with or without the commentary of Rian Johnson, as well.
Watch The Last Jedi with Audio Commentary by Rian Johnson
Run-time: 2 hours 31 minutes.
Watch the entire film, but with the insight of Rian Johnson moment by moment; scene by scene. After watching this and The Director and the Jedi, it’s impossible not to love the brilliance of the talented Rian Johnson.
And, there is a musical score-only version of the film. Just the beautiful imagery of a galaxy far, far away, with the music of John Williams. A win-win (win).
Honestly, I wasn’t expecting to be blown away as much as I was with all of these bonus goodies, especially during the feature of The Director and the Jedi. However; they’ll hit you right in the feels.
Lastly. The talent and genius of Rian Johnson are only full-display during all of the behind-the-scenes footage. For those of you underwhelmed or even furious at the direction he took the characters in The Last Jedi, I recommend taking the time to understand where he’s coming from with those decisions.
Some Blu-ray copies are not worth your time, but The Last Jedi is a MUST have within your Star Wars library.
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is available on Blu-“Rey” today!