Half in the Bag: The 70-Minute Rise of Skywalker Review

23 Th12, 2019
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Internet superstar Rich Evans joins Mike and Jay on this very special episode of Half in the Bag. The guys discuss the newest Star Wars film, "The Rise of Skywalker" and attempt to make sense of it in the fairest, most humane way possible.

  • Don't know where people are getting this idea that Palpatine had children naturally. He cloned himself, his Clone wasn't force sensitive so he fled, then met Rey's mother and they conceived Rey.

    EdithaeEdithae56 phút trước
  • star forge built stuff with the force in KoToR so palp willing stuff into creation with the force, ok sure.

    Ken HutchisonKen Hutchison5 giờ trước
  • I've watched this review more times than the movie.

    Gabriel DuquetGabriel Duquet8 giờ trước
  • Personally, I hate both The Rise of Skywalker and The Last Jedi with a passion. The Rise of Skywalker along with Flash Gordon 1980 with Sam J. Jones, Die Another Day with Pierce Brosnan, and The Last Jedi are one of the worst movies that I have ever seen in my life, The Rise of Skywalker and The Last Jedi are both the top 2 worst Star Wars films ever made, and I already hate both Flash Gordon 1980 and Die Another Day. The Rise of Skywalker is an awful failure, Flash Gordon 1980 is a pretty awful film apart from Timothy Dalton, and Die Another Day with Pierce Brosnan is the Worst James Bond Film of all time. Overall, The Rise of Skywalker along with Flash Gordon 1980 with Sam J. Jones and Die Another Day with Pierce Brosnan are all awful films that I hate, The Last Jedi by Rian Johnson was terrible, and I would rather watch Gumby, The Muppet Show, and Thomas The Tank Engine than watch The Rise of Skywalker, Flash Gordon 1980, and Die Another Day ever again.

    JamesBondStarWarsFan007JamesBondStarWarsFan0079 giờ trước
  • Where's the Plinkett review, you cowards?!

    Wayward MindWayward Mind11 giờ trước
  • How did you not hate it? I'm confused.

    Scott SchultzScott Schultz11 giờ trước
  • I just noticed, at 7:36 it cuts, just before Rich looks like he's about to start coughing from laughing, and I have no idea why, but it's the funniest fucking thing I've laughed at all week.

    Algorithm ConsultantAlgorithm Consultant20 giờ trước
  • Boycott disney until Mike Jay and plinkett vets premiere access

    royalewithcheeseroyalewithcheeseNgày trước
  • “Remember scenes?”

    ridlem3thisridlem3thisNgày trước
  • What is the beer?

    James KayeJames KayeNgày trước
  • When you have to say "For Some Reason..." this much, maybe it should've been a Best of the Worst highlight episode instead.

    p24tp24tNgày trước
  • 36:51

    The SchmoewayThe Schmoeway3 ngày trước
  • personally I think it's funny because I feel that if they made Ray Kenobi they could actually make palpatine coming back work if they played it off throughout the series and then have both the son of Anakin and the daughter of Kenobi finally and the palpatine that be cool but they didn't

    GoldboyGoldboy3 ngày trước
  • I do agree with about 90% of what you guys think about this movie. However, I will take issue with the idea that if you like this movie, you have a low IQ. Frankly, I don't know what IQ I have, but i thought it was fine. Having said that, I thought the original movies were fine too. Maybe it's because I never saw the originals back in their run (I saw them in the mid-to-late 90"s) so I don't hold them as dearly as others. I've seem all now, and think some are better than others, but this is, again, fine. I thought the originals were just that too.

    Hector RodriguezHector Rodriguez3 ngày trước
  • I’m 19 I grew up on the prequels and the clone wars show. I ended up watching the originals after the prequel trilogy and fucking loved it and how we saw the fall n eventual raise of the Jedi with anikin and Luke finally beating the sith. When Disney bought Star Wars I was optimistic but after seeing how they botched the most interesting parts of 7 with 8 I’m no longer a fan of anything new I’m content with my childhood memories of good overcoming evil.

    CornCob CollinsCornCob Collins3 ngày trước
  • The Disney’s Star Wars is really bad fan fiction!

    CornCob CollinsCornCob Collins3 ngày trước
  • I hated it.

    James PJames P3 ngày trước
  • Ewoke death cult. This better be a thing

    Jill HurlburtJill Hurlburt3 ngày trước
  • I thought the force power everyone would be mad about was that dead Jedi could affect the real world, so all those Jedi who die and come back as ghosts it doesn't matter they can just keep fighting forever?

    Lu GanLu Gan4 ngày trước
  • He spun straw into BullSh..t

    The viKid TruthThe viKid Truth4 ngày trước
  • 1:03:49 - ARE THEY SHOOTING STAR WARS WITH A DSLR IN THIS SCENE?? look at hthe end of that trolley thing

    kamikazemelon787kamikazemelon7875 ngày trước
  • I rewatch this review every month or so just to remind myself of how badly Disney screwed up

    Tyran BattenTyran Batten5 ngày trước
    • I rewatch this review every month or so just to remind myself I'm still alive.

      takerdusttakerdust5 ngày trước
  • The reason the fleet couldn't leave the planet should've been that they were "conjured" by Palp and can only exist in his influence. It's retarded comic book stuff, but...

    K. C. RybskiK. C. Rybski5 ngày trước
  • you poor poor things you dont "use" the force you are in a partnership with it so youll be like hay mr force can i do a force dash? some times he will answer yes some times no and thats why the sith are evil they dont ask they demand it but mr force doesn't like that and thats why all dark side users have fucked up bodies and faces and constant miss fortune i mean come on first time anakin gives into the dark and kills all the sand people he turns around and gets hes arm cut off by dooku

    parnmkieparnmkie5 ngày trước
  • Fuck you Rian Johnson.

    Harrison CortisHarrison Cortis6 ngày trước
  • ADHD: The movie...

    B.L. FisherB.L. Fisher6 ngày trước
  • I fell asleep during the last jedi, twice, at the rey and sad boi team up. Haven't been back since.

    Knocked_MooseKnocked_Moose6 ngày trước
  • I cant stand that fucktard's laugh

    Nick KNick K6 ngày trước
  • 28:27

    Robin linesRobin lines6 ngày trước
  • Dont forget jj didnt have much to work with after TLJ

    Emperor ClayEmperor Clay6 ngày trước
  • Little did they know mere weeks later, the Rona would be upon us.

    Michelle HowardMichelle Howard6 ngày trước
  • Did you guys ever make a Plinkett review for Rise of Skywalker?

    Tony DieboldTony Diebold6 ngày trước
  • People actually pay attention to the plot and details of these movies?

    Aaron SAaron S6 ngày trước
  • I still think all of the Star Wars movies are basically fine. The best are Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back which represent a high standard and influence in genre filmmaking and continue to be the primary sources for all Star Wars aesthetics and world-building. Return of the Jedi, Revenge of the Sith, The Force Awakens, and The Last Jedi are a mixed bag of plot contrivances, schlocky humor, and some emotional highlights with a general semblance of a directorial point of view, particularly Sith and Last Jedi. 3, 7, and 8 are also the ones to get tagged with the "best since Empire?" question by not insane people, plus ROTJ which has obviously had plenty of reasonable debate over whether it stacks up to that watermark. The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones, and The Rise of Skywalker are nonsensical movies that nevertheless are superficially watchable with good meme material and a few quality moments. Solo and Rogue One, fun franchise exercises, I probably rank them between the second and third groups but certainly acknowledge they have big fans. Anyway I hold no grudges against these things. The whole endeavor is a weird magically inscrutable mix of transcending and kowtowing to commercial moviemaking, often within each individual film.

    DLHDLH7 ngày trước
  • 26:11 XD Perfect Comedic Timing XD

    RJsmindRJsmind7 ngày trước
  • my favorite part is where Mike talks about Palpatines origins for 10 minutes and no one cares

    RJsmindRJsmind7 ngày trước

    Miguel Ángel RábagoMiguel Ángel Rábago7 ngày trước
  • Crazy how there a people on Planet Earth that watched episode 8 & 9 AND LIKE IT

    walter hankwalter hank8 ngày trước
    • You can’t really call them people, though, can you?

      skaetur1skaetur16 ngày trước

    walter hankwalter hank8 ngày trước
  • Finn sure turned into a black stereotype in that interview.

    AltosForteAqua xAltosForteAqua x8 ngày trước
  • Seeing Chewie’s Medal scene in theaters made my buddy and laugh so hard we didn’t catch our breath until the credits rolled

    BadSodaProductionsBadSodaProductions8 ngày trước
  • This movie came out right about the time Corona did. Coincidence?

    John DobakJohn Dobak8 ngày trước
  • I've only seen Rise of Skywalker once. Whenever I think I might wanna revisit it, I just rewatch this video instead and I'm more than satisfied.

    『 nice teal 』『 nice teal 』8 ngày trước
  • they really some it all up about star wars and how its all really shit, when they suggest the success is a total fluke is spot on... Lucas' original edit was horrendous. if not for editors and John Williams score, and great special fx it was a total flop...then ESB and Lawrence Kasdan directing/writing was the linch pin for the rest of franchise. they deserve a good share of that $4 billion.

    Rocco SiffrediRocco Siffredi9 ngày trước
  • When are PEOPLE going to realise that movies are just fine and if people really are losing sleep over a movie you should slap yourselves in the face also if people see a difference between Ghostbusters original and the last one you need to watch them AGAIN???? Because the only difference is the cast

    ITSME FOOLITSME FOOL9 ngày trước
  • Still can’t get the taste of vomit out of my mouth from TLJ.

    BoondoggleBoondoggle9 ngày trước
  • I was brought to this film with family while being incredibly jet lagged and it was honestly the best experience I've gotten out of any of these new star wars movies.

    An OracleAn Oracle9 ngày trước
  • glad they talked about the music, reys theme is interesting and probably the best addition of the trilogy, everything else was pretty forgettable. it probably can be attributed to how nothing was planned, 2 years between releases, and John Williams was not given sufficient time to create a great score especially with this film since it sounds like they completed it last minute

    Frank MerkerFrank Merker10 ngày trước
  • "Passive Progressive" needs to become mainstream!! I have never heard a more accurate statement about how so many people/industries act these days. I will be stealing and using this term as often as possible. Brilliant!!

    Ryan WestonRyan Weston10 ngày trước
    • Found this as they talked about it.

      AltosForteAqua xAltosForteAqua x8 ngày trước
  • Disney should reboot the sequels.

    BusyBasazBusyBasaz10 ngày trước
  • I was the only one in the cinema who laughed when Kylo died.

    BusyBasazBusyBasaz10 ngày trước
  • I’m shocked at the dislike numbers. This movie was a shitshow. It looked good but had a horrible story and awful acting. It was a bad movie, just accept it.

    TheAlanirvinTheAlanirvin11 ngày trước
  • Me and my dad both read the original thrawn trilogy and consistently see the sequels as a complete missed opportunity to make that series into a movie. The original crew are the main characters, and they all have different and important arcs. However, new characters are also brought into prominent roles in the story, such as grand admiral thrawn, for whom the series is fuckin named after. Shoulda coulda woulda

    Greg KingGreg King11 ngày trước
  • I know I watched this movie, but I can't remember a goddamn thing about it.

    Matthew FulghumMatthew Fulghum12 ngày trước
    • all I remember is Carrie Fisher's lines being completely disconnected from the movie, luke being a force ghost, and Harrison ford being bribed to be brought back on set. everything else is a blur

      Frank MerkerFrank Merker10 ngày trước
  • Time before the dark days, before the coming of the plague.

    Jedi RyanJedi Ryan12 ngày trước
  • I am like, a Star Wars fan, and I still haven't seen this movie

    Andy DufresneAndy Dufresne12 ngày trước
  • can't wait for the ghost busters 2020 review.

    averagehero1averagehero112 ngày trước
  • Sadly these movies are just made for international audiences who like to see crazy shiny shit happen on screen. the studios dont care if none of it makes sense, or if they ruin the franchise, because a billion chinese people just bought tickets.

    MaevtrMaevtr12 ngày trước
    • thats the Bad Robot Kurtzman/Abrams formula

      Frank MerkerFrank Merker10 ngày trước
  • That's not right about Palpatine. The one in the movie was supposedly the same one who died on the Death Star in ROTJ. There's no excuse for the Disney Trilogy. Don't even bother.

    Greg RGreg R13 ngày trước
  • The old lady at the end should have been a call back to the old lady in TPM that says "there's a storm coming" to little anakin - a metaphor for the evil of the dark side. She could have said to Rey "a storm's just passed" meaning the END of the evil of the dark side.

    euphospugeuphospug13 ngày trước
  • palpatine was a fucking cop out. I called it in the trailer, and it was 100% true

    ThormoThormo13 ngày trước
  • 17:35 Clip of Po ducking his head under a blaster bolt. That’s the world that’s created in the sequels, anyone can sway out of the way of blasters.

    Alec SouthamAlec Southam14 ngày trước
  • The righteous slip expectantly knit because laugh principally tame out a mere conga. young, defective appeal

    Christian GallagherChristian Gallagher15 ngày trước
  • New Ghostbusters still not out

    PsyEnzPsyEnz15 ngày trước
  • The palpatine in EP X was the clone, but you can't clone force weilders without side effects, which is why both snoke and new palpatine look like aborted fetuses.

    Daniel WilliamsDaniel Williams15 ngày trước
  • The real Palpatine was the friends we made along the way.

    Mike GMike G15 ngày trước
  • 15:57 who put a phaser on Rich Evan's voice?

    Fallencomrade182Fallencomrade18215 ngày trước
  • Ima need that Plinkett TROS review.....

    JohnnybeeogJohnnybeeog15 ngày trước
  • I wanna make a car that runs on urine

    BK KBK K16 ngày trước
  • every now and then, i play this video on the background like a podcast, while working/studying and such. and every single time, i feel bad for the guy who says "bad boys of star wars, out" with legitimite enthusiasm at the end. that is just such a dumb sounding catchphrase, and the guy most likely made it the channel's brand. he most likely ends every star wars themed video with that, and i'm quite certain that he makes a star wars themed video a few times a week, whenever star wars is even remotely topical. and he must be ending all the videos saying "bad boys of star wars, out". that's so sad!! no amount of money he must be getting from making those videos can justify just how sad it is

    aydın demirörsaydın demirörs16 ngày trước
  • 1:09:20 Oscar Isaac jumping ship to join the Dune crowd.

    R3TR05P3CTR3TR05P3CT17 ngày trước
    • The spice must flow

      BK KBK K16 ngày trước
  • For everyone whining about Daisy Ridley's acting, may I remind you...after The Empire Strikes Back was released, a movie critic for the (I think) Chicago Times accurately wrote something along the lines of "...and then there is Mark Hamill, an actor who is unable to express any emotion beyond *"I'm wearing pants."*

    Obsidikiss NecrozineObsidikiss Necrozine17 ngày trước
  • Finn and Rose doesn't fly because think of Chinese racism! Finn and Po can't be gay because think of conservatism and the Russian legal situation! And so on... Problem is, though, that by chickening out of every bit of plot and character building due to some group"s sentiments, you end up with an empty movie because you actually forgot to think of the western mainstream market. That's smart!

    t 77t 7717 ngày trước
  • This movie was so bad that Mike can't even figure out how to talk about it in a Plinkett review.

    Stagolee76Stagolee7618 ngày trước
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    Christian GallagherChristian Gallagher18 ngày trước
  • "Force emotions force emotions" - Rich Brilliant line

    Paul KPaul K18 ngày trước
  • As dumb as it was they’d have been better off to double-down on Kylo being evil till the end - just like in Trevorrow’s script.

    Darth GrizzlaDarth Grizzla18 ngày trước
  • It's even dumber in the novelization. In the book, the old, white-eyed, f-ed up Palpatine you see in RoS is a clone. Palpatine died in RotJ, and his soul went into the decaying clone's body on his secret planet. Rey's father is a "failed" clone of Palpy. --__--

    Bryant HarrisBryant Harris19 ngày trước
    • Hahaha it’s a bullshit explanation any which way you look!

      Craton OrogenCraton OrogenNgày trước
    • Well, to be fair, Palpatine's consciousness is transferred into a clone in the "Expanded Universe" that so-called Star Wars fans rave about so much...it's an old, old idea. They just explained it super poorly in RoS...as in, not at all.

      Obsidikiss NecrozineObsidikiss Necrozine17 ngày trước
  • I absolutely abhorred The Last Jedi, thinking there is no why Rise of Skywalker could be worse.... The 10,000 Star Destroyers was the final nail in the coffin.... I mean who writes this garbage?

    L95L9519 ngày trước
    • JJ Abrams and the dude who wrote Batman vs Superman. But uh...the truth about JJ Abrams is finally out. He's a good *visual director;* but he is a horrid, hack writer. Pay someone talented to write the script, give it to JJ, and tell him *"You will film this as it is written; you don't get to make script or story changes"* and you'll get a winner.

      Obsidikiss NecrozineObsidikiss Necrozine17 ngày trước
  • I just love that laugh

    EpicFailGuuyEpicFailGuuy20 ngày trước
  • Please never use that background again.

    Naji SimmonsNaji Simmons20 ngày trước
  • Marriage story broke me but it was so good

    Tobias KuhnTobias Kuhn20 ngày trước
  • So it all follows the overall trend. Old shitty movies were so shitty they were fun and new shitty movies are so bland they got nothing.

    stiepan holkienstiepan holkien21 ngày trước
  • This was just before the pandemic. Coincidence? I think not.

    Earwaxfire909Earwaxfire90921 ngày trước
  • Got a case of the not gays

    romaticromatic21 ngày trước
  • ROTJ has some great scenes & mythology in it? Luke, Han & Leia don't save the day. Luke is saved when he refuses to no longer react. He's even willing to give his life. You don't pass a major Spiritual test like that only to then forget it! I don't feel RJ understood Luke's character arc or the story properly. Maybe he did in an intellectual way but not in a mythological or Spiritual way. The Emperor kept goading him to 'strike me down.' It's an old soul trap, goading someone to strike or react out of anger. Keeps you in polarity and fighting something rather than been whole, aware and present in the moment! And it was part of the story and done on purpose that the Ewoks, Chewie, Lando and even Vader were the heroes. It was about the underdog, redemption and cooperation(all the Aliens) uniting to beat the might and competition of the Empire! Han & Leia have character arcs too. Leia is a tough chick but shows more of her feminine qualities in the 2nd half of the film. She's the first one to connect with the Ewoks and is always sensing and feeling stuff. Han becomes a General and joins a cause for the first real time. It's obvious he loves her back now and is not just a cynical smuggler anymore! And the story in the Prequels is miles ahead of this incoherent mess. George Lucas may overdo it, like a lot of geniuses do, but if SW was just a fluke, then what about American Grafitti and Indiana Jones. The Original Star Wars is still a good film today. How they even made a film like that in 1977 is remarkable, and people will be watching it long after these sequels are forgotten about. The OT & PT's have a timeless, mythological story that'll be relevant for a long time. Human history has been cyclical. But these new ones are largely just a mirror of modern attitudes and contemporary society and will date badly! And Mon Mothma has more gravitas, calm authority & charisma in 30 seconds than Holdo & Rose's entire screentime put together! 'Many Bothans died to bring us this information!' So there Disney! 😋

    Greg ThackrayGreg Thackray21 ngày trước
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    Andrew WilkinsonAndrew Wilkinson21 ngày trước
  • I don’t want to be ‘that’ guy, because I know I love Star Wars waaaay too much... but yeah, y’all are right... this is some dumb shit if you just watch the films. Won’t even front.

    Hunter WileyHunter Wiley22 ngày trước
  • Admittedly, of the sequels, Rise of Skywalker was the best. The actors finally found their chemistry, and though it was too packed, that meant it did have better stuff in it. And while I hate the death of Kailo, the most interesting character in the sequels, the ending did have some balance to it. Rey was boring but she's supposed to be the protagonist so i get it.

    strsocerplaya9strsocerplaya922 ngày trước
    • "Admittedly, of the sequels, *Rise of Skywalker was the best."* Erm, no. The Force Awakens, for all its lack of originality and plot contrivances, was infinitely better than this confused mish-mash of plot contrivances, failed characterizations, rushed pacing and dead-end story arcs.

      Obsidikiss NecrozineObsidikiss Necrozine17 ngày trước
  • The prequels had issues but they were loads better than the sequels.

    strsocerplaya9strsocerplaya922 ngày trước
  • Could the script have been any worse

    DalmondDalmond22 ngày trước
  • I've watched this review more often than the film it reviews. And I own the Blu-Ray 📀 of the actual film. Disclaimer; this comment features a picture of a gold-colored disc. Gold discs were a thing for early DVDs as well as Phillips brand Laserdiscs. While I can not exclude the possibility of gold colored BDs existing, I'm not aware of any. The color yellow (gold) being added to the transparent layer of a BD is likely to interfere with the effectiveness of the blue laser used to read BDs.

    Pierre Jean F. DupuisPierre Jean F. Dupuis22 ngày trước
  • Who built the star destroyers? ELVIS!!

    Norm AppletonNorm Appleton22 ngày trước
  • “As dumb as this is, it is the smart choice.” -producers conceptualizing “Rise of Skytalker.”

    Collin MillerCollin Miller22 ngày trước
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    Christian GallagherChristian Gallagher22 ngày trước
  • I think Passive Progressive should be the term when regular ass people do regular things and bigots think it’s an attack on their fragile sensibilities.

    cU_UeauxcU_Ueaux22 ngày trước

    Mikiel SahagunMikiel Sahagun23 ngày trước
  • Thats the problem, when you give mentally challengend people access to the internet

    Dunkler RitterDunkler Ritter23 ngày trước
  • As soon as AT&T forces WB to put out the Snyder Cut of The Last Jedi Rises the Skywalker, this movie will be perfect! It just needs more slo-mo and sad music and your space wizard for children will make sense.

    maplebob23maplebob2323 ngày trước
  • I am rewatching this preview 98 percent more than TLJ and ROSW combined

    Mikiel SahagunMikiel Sahagun23 ngày trước