My Version of The Last Jedi: Chapter Twenty-Four

The Second Connection

Rey was dreaming and she knew when she dreamed Kylo found her. It had become a regular occurrence and while she tried to fight it at first she had yielded to the inevitability of their encounters.

For his first three visits, she had refused to speak to him, electing to harangue him for his evil choices or try to grab him so she could wring his throat. And then she had stopped, deciding to use this time to learn her enemy’s weaknesses so when the time came for them to be face to face she would be able to defeat him easily.

So, she found herself walking to the edge of a cliff, a harsh gust howling across the rocky plateau. She stopped, staring at the grey expanse of land that stretched before her.

“It’s beautiful isn’t it?” Kylo said to her left.

Even though her heart jumped she didn’t become startled. Instead, she continued to silently stare at the view.

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Oscar Week Countdown: Who’s Going To Win? (Day 2)

It’s time to predict the winners of two more categories for the Oscars. Today I’m looking to see who the award will go to for these two categories: Adapted Screenplay and Costume Design. Enjoy!

Adapted Screenplay

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

Tim Blake Nelson in The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018)

The Ballad of Buster Scruggs is a Country Western and it’s always exciting to see Country Westerns nominated for the Oscars. Here’s the film’s synopsis.

Six tales of life and violence in the Old West, following a singing gunslinger, a bank robber, a traveling impresario, an elderly prospector, a wagon train, and a perverse pair of bounty hunters.

While I haven’t seen this movie I’m sure it’s a well-written story.

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