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A ‘Cruel’ New Star Wars Promo Is Upsetting Rise Of Skywalker Fans

By on December 28, 2019 0 298 Views

Since The Rise of Skywalker hit theaters last weekend, fans have been having heated discussions about the various choices made in the movie. There’s a disturbance in the force amongst the fandom and with the filmmakers behind the movie itself. And it certainly doesn’t help when promotional videos fan the flames. Check out this one below:

First off, this promo from @StarWarsUK is really spoilery! It’s all about showing images of Adam Driver’s Kylo Ren as the tweet reads “his journey comes to an end.” It implies his death for those who haven’t seen it yet. For those who have, if the responses to it are any indication, fans are still sour about how his “journey” concluded. Here’s one reply to the short clip that was echoed by many others:

Other responses call the advertisement for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker “rude” and “sadistic.” One fan called the ending the “most unsatisfying ending I’ve ever seen in any film.” Hashtags saying “Ben Solo deserves better” and “Bring back Ben Solo” ran rampant in the replies. Sounds like the official Star Wars account spoke too soon.

Let’s get into some more fan thoughts. Why are they unsatisfied with the death of Kylo Ren? He became Ben Solo again, saved Rey and therefore redeemed himself, right? Check out this one:

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