Written by Richie Pepio
During the 124 days before the release of The Last Jedi, I’m reviewing all 124 minutes of the theatrical version of
The Empire Strikes Back. Join me and together we will watch Star Wars….
In Minute 57:00, Yoda tears Luke down only to build him back up again - and Skywalker hasn't even started his training yet...
Here, Yoda views that characteristic as a burden, clouding his vision and keeping him from realizing his full potential. "This one, a long time have I watched. All his life has he looked away to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was. What he was doing." Luke argues that he's ready but Yoda needs some convincing. And now that we, the audience, see things from Yoda's perspective, the whiny Luke needs to convince us of his potential as well.
Best Performance by a Human: Luke watching his training opportunity slip away.
Best Performance by a Non-human: Yoda playing hardball.
Best Line: Yoda's "this one [Luke], a long time have I watched. All his life has he looked away to the future, to the horizon. Never his mind on where he was. What he was doing."
Rating: 21.6 out of Luke's 22 years of age.
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