Film Corner: Star Wars: Episode IX

The first teaser trailer for Star Wars: Episode IX, which comes out at the end of this year, dropped today AND OMG IT IS SO GOOD I AM SO EXCITED LET'S TALK ABOUT IT EEEEEEEEEEEEEE!

Video Description: Sounds of heavy breathing. The picture fades in, revealing Rey standing in the middle of a desert. She breathes; closes her eyes; opens them again; calms her breathing; exhales. "We've passed on all we know," says Luke's voice. Rey reaches for the lightsaber at her side. "A thousand generations live in you now." We hear the sound of a TIE fighter headed toward her across the landscape. She faces it and waits. "But this is your fight."


The camera swoops across the desert sands, quicker now, as the TIE fighter screams toward Rey, kicking up clouds of sandy dust. She holds her ground. Her lightsaber buzzes to life. She turns, scrutinizes the sand stretching out before her, and begins to run. The TIE fighter, piloted by hands clad in black gloves, races closer. Just as it reaches her, she leaps up in the air, tumbling backwards toward it as she brandishes her lightsaber and everything slows down—

Text onscreen: THIS CHRISTMAS

An exciting Star Wars score swells. Montagery! A ship lands on a dark planet! Kylo Ren fights in a forest! Armor welding! Finn and Poe! BB-8! Chewy with OMG LANDO! Lando laughs as they hit hyperdrive!

Text onscreen: THE SAGA COMES TO AN END.

Air fight over a desert! C-3PO dodging missiles! CARRIE FISHER AHHHHHHHH! "We'll always be with you." The whole gang, overlooking a roiling sea. "No one's ever really gone."

The swelling music comes to an abrupt halt. Over a black screen, Palpatine laughs.


Triumphant music. Text onscreen: DECEMBER.

That's the end of the trailer. Now here's a description of what's going on over here: Literal tears. I can't even deal with all of this! AHHHHHHHHHH! How am I going to wait until December?! I want a Carrie Fisher hologram to hug any time I need it. Rey 4ever.


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