The Last Jedi - How Comedy Can Kill A Movie

Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been a wildly controversial film, criticized by many viewers since its release in 2017. Here The Closer Look examines one of, if not the greatest reason, moviegoers did not enjoy the film—its overreliance on bathos: when a serious scene is suddenly and without warning broken by an over-the-top joke.

The Closer Look

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