Star Wars The Rise of Skywalker begins like every other Star Wars film – with a thundering John Williams score and a socio-political information dump. The Red Carpet Alex Duke (L to R) Chewbacca, Poe, Rey and Finn | photo: Lucasfilm Ltd These openings do the yeoman’s work of reminding us where our principal characters are, and what they’ve been up to since the end of the previous film. subscribe now Join today to gain access to the rest of this article and many others. more info login If you are already a subscriber, log in to continue. log in access code If you have an access code, enter it here: Go free trial Get free access for 14 days: Sign up Click here to find out how we take care of your personal data.