Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker Review
by Cas Harlow
42 years on from A New Hope, do J.J. Abrams' hopes to conclude Disney's trilogy in George Lucas' universe and round out an up-and-down 9-film series satisfy at least a percentage of its demanding fanbase?
Six long years later and Frozen has only become a bigger phenomenon, with this sequel just about proving worth the wait; not quite matching the wonder of the first film, but providing a magical new adventure nonetheless.
The excellent-as-usual Chadwick Boseman elevates what could have been a fairly staid and standard procedural ‘thriller’ into a slick and well-made police drama that does just about enough to entertain.