The Star Wars franchise has been a cultural phenomenon since the release of the first movie in 1977. Since then, there have been a total of 12 Star Wars movies released. In this article, we’ll take a closer look at what the 12 Star Wars movie is all about.
Overview of the Star Wars Franchise
Before we dive into the specifics of the 12th movie, let’s take a quick overview of the entire Star Wars franchise. The Star Wars franchise is an epic space opera that follows the adventures of various characters across different planets and galaxies. The franchise was created by George Lucas and has since expanded into various forms of media including movies, TV shows, books, comics, and video games.
The 12th Movie: The Rise of Skywalker
The 12th movie in the Star Wars franchise is titled “The Rise of Skywalker”. It was released in December 2019 and serves as the final chapter in the Skywalker saga that began with “Star Wars: A New Hope” in 1977.
“The Rise of Skywalker” takes place one year after the events of “Star Wars: The Last Jedi”. The movie follows Rey, Finn, and Poe as they go on a mission to find a way to stop Emperor Palpatine from his plan to destroy the Resistance once and for all. Along their journey they reunite with old friends such as Lando Calrissian and face new enemies such as Kylo Ren who is now Supreme Leader.
The movie features an ensemble cast including Daisy Ridley as Rey, John Boyega as Finn, Oscar Isaac as Poe Dameron, Adam Driver as Kylo Ren/Ben Solo, Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker (in flashback scenes), Carrie Fisher (posthumously) as General Leia Organa using unused footage from previous movies, and Ian McDiarmid as Emperor Palpatine.
“The Rise of Skywalker” received mixed reviews from both fans and critics. Some praised the movie for its epic scale and satisfying conclusion to the Skywalker saga, while others criticized it for its rushed plot and lack of character development.
In conclusion, the 12th Star Wars movie “The Rise of Skywalker” serves as the final chapter in the Skywalker saga. While it may have received mixed reviews, it is still an important part of the Star Wars franchise that fans will appreciate for years to come.