The same could be said for Luke, a few lessons from Obi Wan in the falcon on using a light sabre and he is also able to outfly Vader who is a master of the dark side of the force and blowup the death star so it’s no different. I think the problem with the Disney sequels is not having the same director for all three so they could carry the vision and know where the story is going over the three movies. The last Jedi was just a mess and they brought in characters and irrelevant plot points that don’t hold or build on the story from the Force Awakens. As a stand-alone movie, the last Jedi is ok, though I would cut the casino planet completely.I think you are like me, a fan of Star Wars but not a Star Wars fan (the Americans call these kind of fans "Stans"). Very few Star Wars "stans" like Rey and to be fair I can see why. With almost no training she can beat a trained ex-jedi with the dark side of the force in a light-sabre duel, perform jedi mind tricks and raise heavy rocks. That's nothing like Luke who because of his lack of patience and training ended up loosing his arm. She has basically helped to redefine the term "Mary Sue" she has become the archetype. It's gotten so bad that they are beginning to re-evaluate the Prequels lol.
I understand that's a popular misconception. James Bond is not being replaced, 007 is. It's a subtle but important distinction. I hear that this is still James Bond's movie
I know we have Have went a bit off the Mandolorian topic so I will leave the discussion on the other SW films/bond.
I would have liked to see more character development and a bigger plot/story arch in the mandolorian. We have had two characters introduced, the alien who helps rebuild the ship and Gina Carano and I can’t recall either ones name. We also got the revelation of baby Yoda but it hasn’t built on it and indeed in the last couple of episodes is basically a marketing advertisement.