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Exploring the musical themes of - The Last Jedi / Film School Rejects

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John Williams' score for ‘The Last Jedi' is as dynamic and different as the movie itself. "We are what they grow beyond" states a character in Star Wars: The Last Jedi, and while that may strike true about masters and apprentices it doesn't apply to the absolute core of the saga – the music of John Williams. Despite this his score for the eighth instalment in the series has been somewhat divisive, so let's explore further as to why that may be while we examine the musical highlights of The Last Jedi, not to mention some of the aural easter eggs that have been placed in the mix by Williams and director Rian Johnson. The main reason John Williams' scores for Star Wars work so well is because of his knack for writing themes that stick with us in the service of leitmotif.

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