Yesterday the whole world either spent time watching a sport they had never watched before, or sat and refreshed the Star Wars Youtube and Twitter pages hoping to see the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer. I didn’t watch the game, I was watching wrestling and refreshing like most other people. The time finally game and I sat and watched, a few times, something I had not seen in a very long time. I wasn’t alive at the time the original Star Wars movie came out but I was alive for the prequels, and even though they get crap they still provided trailers to the start of a brand new trilogy. This is the second time I have been able to watch Star Wars trailer for a brand new trilogy, and it felt amazing. There’s something great about knowing that you are about to be apart of some cinematic history.

I had been writing and reading about rumors that were both true and untrue, and when the official poster was released there were some answers but also more questions. I went through and watched the trailer numerous times, but it wasn’t for the reason of pick anything up but to just marvel in a movie I would be able to see in a few months. I did pick up on a few things, so I thought I would go through and write about a few key points in the trailer and it would also give me a reason to watch it again.

I’ll be bullet pointing these from the beginning of the trailer and then posting the trailer at the bottom if you want to see what I was talking about.

  • A person covered in all white garb, by the looks of her clothing and the rest of the trailer I would guess this is Rey. She is inside what I can only describe as a hollowed out Star Destroyer.
  • BB-8 is either a droid Rey picked up or built
  • A new uprising of the Empire as a dark figure speaks Storm Troopers surrounded by Tie Fighters
  • Finn states he was born to do one thing, which means they changed the clone formula or they are drafting recruits
  • A shot down Tie Fighter with a shot of Finn walking in a desert planet that Rey also looks to be on, makes me wonder if he was in that Tie Fighter that was shot down and this is how he meets Rey.
  • The person in the black helmet with silver around the eyes obviously has a voice changer
  • When the person in black tells the burnt Darth Vader helmet he will finish what Vader started it means that this person is either Kylo Ren or Luke Skywalker.
  • Finishing what Vader started could not mean a bad thing. Vader killed the Emperor and this person may be finishing wiping out all the rest of the Sith
  • Poe Dameron is experiencing a new harsher version of a force choke applied directly to the face
  • Episode 4, 5 and 6 have become legend and Rey asks Han about it
  • The person in black has a group of all black soldiers, one with the same helmet as his, and we see the tri-saber
  • Finn looks to have changed from Empire to the Rebellion, but what a time to have a voice over about the dark side
  • We see Luke put his hand on R2-D2 with the same setting as a camp of Storm Troopers. We see a quick glimpse of Captain Phasma also in this same setting
  • Some has died and Rey is crying over them
  • BB-8 is the new R2-D2
  • Leia put her head on Han’s chest because they are entering battle or she knows who they are battling
  • Finn look confidant then changes mood once the tri-saber comes out
  • The final words spoken are just let it in and that could mean let the light side or the dark side in

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By Taylor

Taylor is one half of Media Discord and resides in Orange County, CA. He grew up loving video games, comics and movies. His favorite game is Chrono Trigger and his favorite comic book character is Deadpool.

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