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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Trailer Analyzed

The first big trailer for Star Wars: The Last Jedi has been released and now it's time to take a look at what secrets are hidden within this mysterious short trailer. In the teaser we get a glimpse of the Jedi training on Ahch-To, the planet seen at the end of Episode 7. This is the majority of the trailer with small looks at what everyone else has been up to. It seems that Leia is running a ship, Kylo has a scar like Anakin with the others scrambling from explosives. It's intense, exciting and filled with great displays of what's to come for what will certainly be the biggest movie of 2017.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Rey from the Trailer

Rey is obviously training, but being taught balance within the force. To use the light, and the dark to become perhaps a middle user. This makes sense considering Luke deciding that the Jedi need to end at the final shot in the trailer. We know they won't truly end, because Disney needs to burn out Star Wars before that would ever happen.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Leia from the Trailer

This is definitely Leia, has that royal look and I can't imagine it being anyone else. Looks to be plotting a course or getting an idea of a war situation.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Luke Skywalker from the Trailer

Sadly this is the best shot of Luke Skywalker that we're getting at this point and he seems fit. Luke will be training Rey while also helping to bring an end to the Jedi it would seem.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Captain Phasma from the Trailer

Captain Phasma has returned and his hopefully not useless in this one. I do however feel that this is from a later picture I have during the burning of what I believe to be the Jedi temple with another flashback scene. Unless, this is the Resistance base that Poe is in.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Temple from the Trailer

I feel that this is the Jedi temple, or the Resistance base as mentioned before. R2D2 joins what looks like Luke so this is either that base being destroyed or a flashback to the destruction of the new Jedi Temple.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Kylo Ren from the Trailer

This is Kylo Ren, the main young antagonist that killed Han Solo in Episode 7 and one that really badly wants to be on the dark side. What's interesting is that he now carries a scar close to what Anakin Skywalker had.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Poe and BB8 from the Trailer

Poe and BB8 are running to their ship as the Resistance base is under attack and everything is getting destroyed. Not much else here aside from their return and that he appears to be in classic Rebel attire.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Speeders from the Trailer

I'm not familiar with this class of ship in the universe, but they appear to be racing towards what looks like AT-AT Walkers on a barren planet. I was also impressed with the cinematography here as it's gorgeous.

Star Wars The Last Jedi AT-AT Walkers from the Trailer

Definitely not 100% sure here, but looking at those tall walking machines in the distance they have to be AT-AT Walkers. I can't imagine they would be anything else and it's nice to see this friendly yet menacing creations return.

Star Wars The Last Jedi Training from the Trailer

A final shot of Rey wielding and training with a green lightsaber while Luke Skywalker watches upon the cliffs of Ahch-To. It's a great shot and a nice one to end this look at the first trailer that was loaded with teases for Star Wars: The Last Jedi which also dropped the number in the title since it's Episode VIII.

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Article by: Jason Stettner
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Gamerheadquarters Reviewer Jason Stettner
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