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'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' is, like the other films in the series, a soap opera in space

“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is the eighth movie in the series and one of the better ones. I’d rank it behind “The Empire Strikes Back” (still by far the best) and the first film, but it’s about

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