Star Wars: The Last Jedi

Trivia: The gloved hand that grabs Han Solo's dice at the end of the movie belongs to director Rian Johnson. (Source: Film School Rejects).

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Trivia: Finn and Rose's mission on Canto Bight is interrupted by the fact that they parked their ship illegally. This also happens to the heroes in the Star Wars parody film Spaceballs by Mel Brooks that came out in 1987.

Trivia: Rian Johnson wrote TLJ without knowing how TFA was going to end or how the trilogy would be concluded in Episode 9.

Trivia: Rogue One director Gareth Edwards makes a cameo as a Resistance fighter on Crait.

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Trivia: First Star Wars film in which none of the main characters say "I've got a bad feeling about this." Although Rian Johnson has confirmed that the line is beeped by BB-8 early in the movie, after which Poe Dameron tells him not to be so worried about their current mission.

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Trivia: The Porgs on Luke's island only exist because the real island is the habitat of puffins, and filming couldn't interfere with them. It proved more appealing and frankly simpler to digitally alter the appearance of the puffins, rather than erasing them entirely.

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Trivia: During filming of the scene where the Jedi Temple is burned down, Mark Hamill broke down crying. The tears you see are real.

Trivia: Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill stated in some interviews that wasn't sure about the film's treatment of his character at the start of production, but he still stuck with the script out of respect for director Rian Johnson's vision. When news of this was revealed, many misconstrued his comments and concluded that Hamill disliked the film. On the contrary, Hamill later clarified that despite his initial hesitance, he thought the finished film was quite good and a worthy addition to the series.

Trivia: When Kylo swings his lightsaber towards Luke during their fight on Crait, the "Wilhelm scream" can be heard.

Trivia: This is the first Star Wars film featuring Chewbacca not to have actor Peter Mayhew playing the part. He retired after The Force Awakens.

Trivia: This is the first "Star Wars" film in which Kenny Baker was not involved with the portrayal of R2-D2. Jimmy Vee was given the role before Baker's death in August 2016.

Trivia: The name of the bird creatures on Luke's island ("Porgs") is never mentioned in the film. Much like the Ewoks in Return of the Jedi.

Trivia: Spoiler! As is mostly traditional in Star Wars films, an appendage is severed. Supreme Commander Snoke loses his hand - we see it fall to the floor after his death.

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Continuity mistake: When Finn is going to an escape pod to run away, he puts his pack down in front of it, seen again in a later shot. When Rose realises he's trying to run away, his pack has moved itself inside the pod.

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Yoda: We are what they grow beyond.

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Question: I don't understand why Kylo Ren killed Han in the previous movie, but now says that he didn't hate Han?

Answer: As he says, "let the past die. Kill it, if you have to." Han was his past - he didn't hate his father, but his existence was holding Kylo Ren back from reaching his full potential, or so he believes. The principle is demonstrated earlier in the movie when he can't bring himself to kill Leia, but has no issue with the other TIE pilots blasting the bridge and (he thinks) killing her. He wants to free himself from the shackles of his parents, who cause him such internal conflict. Remove the source of the conflict and he believes he can move on to greater things. Of course, arguably his position is a bit naive, and his actions will actually cause him greater problems down the line.

Answer: As we saw in Episode 3, with Anakin Skywalker, turning to the Dark Side profoundly changes one's loyalty to friends and family. Anakin murdered children and nearly murdered his pregnant wife and his lifelong mentor. Kylo Ren seemed to follow the same path on the Dark Side, murdering his father.

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Just pointing out that in Episode III Anakin did kill Padme, just not immediately. She gave birth to Luke and Leia and then died.

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