... and if you get an Empire Strikes Back vibe from it, that's probably 1,000 percent intentional.
I'm gonna disappear now, as I watch this on repeat for the rest of the day. But before I gently vanish into the ether like a dead Jedi, a reminder: The Last Jedi is written and directed by Rian Johnson, the remarkably sharp director behind Brick, Looper, and The Brothers Bloom. The Last Jedi looks good, but the fact Johnson is behind it portends a whole other level of great. (Watch it below.)