Good story, Not enough for a whole film
Absolutely the worst movie.
There is, somehow, an interesting story here, as well as some good acting. There are also some good scenes
Ok I am not a hater, but i've never seen such a terrible example of Star Wars on screen before. I have a lot to say about this show, but bear with me.This show is supposed to be a direct sequel to Star Wars: the Clone Wars, which was one of the best shows ever made. Most episodes were cinematic adventures., where you actually cared about the characters and you were worried if they were going to die, and you actually got something out of it. In Star Wars Rebels, nobody ever dies, except a few Stormtroopers, who, by the way, turn out to only be "knocked out" by the end. And there's no lessons learned by the end of the episode. Its just terrorists blowing up something made by the empire and then getting away. Literally in every episode they steal Stormtrooper armor and attack the Empire without getting hurt or loosing anything. Remember in A New Hope, where the Empire was menacing and seemed impossible to defeat? Well in this show they are literally so stupid every time they try something they end up loosing. Every time. There is a scene where the Rebels, as a distraction, throw a midget alien onto the window. So the empire officers immediately whip out their guns and shoot at the obviously impervious glass, and then they KEEP SHOOTING AT IT.I guess the biggest reason I dislike this show is the characters. The writers try to make us care about them, but honestly I could care less since none of them are in the movies. So lets start with Ezra. So apparently we're supposed to treat Ezra like young Anakin, except he has no parents, and he randomly finds out he has the force in the first episode. Not only that, he doesn't die in the end, which he should of, because Rey and Luke were the LAST JEDI. I never liked Ezra's character. Sabine. The writers tried to make her so important by suddenly, all in one episode, she becomes some sort of queen of mandalore and she randomly becomes super good at using a dark saber, which means she basically can't die. Zeb. Oh my gosh, i've never hated anyone or anything more than this guy. He is litterally supposed to be the "chewbacca" of Rebels but I hate him so much. His design is even based off concept art for Chewie. Maybe, just maybe, i can like him, if he didnt talk. Thats why everyone loves Chewbacca. He doesn't talk, so the audience can just fill in what they think he's saying, because he's funnier that way but at the same time, he's super powerful. We seriously can't have an episode without these terrible characters, there was one episode that was supposed to be all about Darth Maul trying to enact his revenge on obi-wan Kenobi, which would have been awesome, But the writers have half the episode just watching Ezra and Chopper walk around in the Desert. We didn't need that, you just put them in the episode because you think the episode would do better with them.When I heard this show's design would be based off of Ralph McQuarrie's concept art, I was excited. Except maybe if the animation wasnt so bad it would be cool. But skinny lightsabers? No. Ugly AT-AT's? Nope. Darth Vader looked pretty awesome, but for some reason he's only in like 2 episodes and then he never comes back. (???)And they bring Ahsoka back. I mean, that was sorta cool, and the only moment I liked about this show was when she realized Darth Vader was her old master, Anakin, but they ruin her too by bringing her back to life in the last Season, and, like Ezra, she just hangs out somewhere in the galaxy, doing nothing, When Luke is supposed to be the last Jedi.Ok another thing: The first inquisitor was kinda cool. He was a hard villian to defeat and he had a cool duel with Ezra, which he died. So at the beginning of season two, it starts with Ezra and Kanan fighting two new inquisitors. What? Thats not how you start a season, randomly throw in two more super powerful villains with no backstory! Not only that, but the inquisitors...get ready...start spinning their lightsabers, and they fly away. Like helicopters. I swear im not joking. They do it throughout the entire episode. Can you imagine, in The Phantom Menace, if Darth Maul just started spinning his lightsaber, and he flies away?This show is SO BAD compared to Star Wars: The Clone Wars, I honestly will never understand why EVERYONE loves it so much. Sorry my review was so long, but you just have to understand this show is kiddie garbage.
For me, as a fan of "Star Wars" since childhood, it was a real gift, even a surprise, because I did not expect that I would get to the show.What can I say: the series is "episode 3.5" - the plot is located between the "Sith Place" and "New Hope". In the first series, the creators have saturated the plot with the atmosphere of a "distant-distant galaxy". Every now and then, the imperial storm troopers and their commanders step on the screen, and this instantly causes nostalgia for the very first film of 1977. The atmosphere is just as gloomy, the characters are completely new (unlike the animated series "Clone Wars"), but this should not prevent loyal fans from enjoying a pleasant feeling. In addition, one of our old acquaintances, and possibly even two, has penetrated the premiere series.The protagonist who hates the Empire, the boy Ezra, is an orphan who survives by theft. By the will of fate, he encountered a small group of resistance, which does everything to annoy the despotic Empire. This group is the rudiments of a rebel alliance (in the series the famous symbol of the rebels flashes), and this meeting will forever change the life of Ezra ...The pilot "Rebels" is a story about friendship and a difficult choice, as well as about the sense of duty. This is 44 minutes, allowing you to plunge again into a familiar atmosphere (there was especially a musical accompaniment, similar to the creation of maestro John Williams), that already goose bumps are provided. Beautiful, eye-pleasing graphics remained at the same level as in Clone Wars. The action will be enough: chasing motorcycles (by voice acting and by drawing this scene can be called a reference to "The Return of the Jedi") and classic skirmishes on blasters, which so likes, which Han Solo trusts. In general, the pilot of the "Rebel" turned out to be very sound, memorable, interesting. And most importantly - the desire to watch has arisen after the first series (although in some serials, retraction occurs through several episodes).So I'll watch a new chapter of the ZV on, those more, I've been waiting for her very much. After all, after looking at Clone Wars, I wondered if the dark spot between the III and IV episodes of the saga would illuminate. That's the answer, and he's the most affirmative! Evaluation of the pilot Rebels (of course, apart from the series as a whole):10 of 10
The show is low quality. It drags a lot and has no tension. The animation is low quality. Many of the episodes are repetitive and boring. It panders to hard to younger audiences. It uses original trilogy nostalgia a lot. Its clear that no one can stop the protagonists. The storm troopers and death troopers can't hit them and other more powerful characters from the movies and books are stupid. The humor is off and childish. Most of the characters are annoying.
The series has horrible writing. The characters and plot can not possible feel interesting to anyone older than 9 years. Yes it is a kids show but as being canon in a marketing trick to try to cater its popularity they (Dave "Craponi" & co) should be ashamed to belch out this clown slapstick fiesta. Not only is the action clownish, the writing, logic and overall story arc is so underwhelming it is wonder someone OKed the show at all. By all good Gods don't let The last Jedi be anything like this crap at all. If it is star wars i dead for good.The logic in the plot and overall story arc is nonexistent maybe it can fool a noncritical toddler or two but not anything else.