Kathleen Kennedy "Saves" Star Wars (Again)

2020 ж. 26 Сәу.
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So I was delighted to learn that a new female-centric Star Wars TV show, written by Leslye Headland) is in the works. Let's find out more.

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    The Critical DrinkerThe Critical Drinker2 жыл бұрын
    • After this amount of Nazi sexism and racism I want to give you MY ENTIRE LIFE'S SAVINGS Dislike earned

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • I'm not gay, but I might just love this guy.

      Mark BrowningMark Browning4 ай бұрын
    • Go away now!

      BlackHeartBlackHeart8 ай бұрын
    • @Reuben Aringo I don't care anymore. Star Wars is trash.

      Jolly The Space PimpJolly The Space Pimp8 ай бұрын
    • News flash, her contract extends for another 3 years... but you knew that already.

      Reuben AringoReuben Aringo8 ай бұрын
  • Kennedy is like a newly separated wife who hates her ex so much that she doesn’t care what happens to the kids as long as it hurts her ex.

    Robert XRobert X2 жыл бұрын
    • @7One maybe.

      Nicholas GrandfieldNicholas Grandfield4 күн бұрын
    • Most accurate analogy ever

      7One7One4 күн бұрын
    • @decimated550 I call that comedy.

      Nicholas GrandfieldNicholas Grandfield7 күн бұрын
    • wow he does a demolition job on her. so she is just a hack, ambitious and lucky without talent

      decimated550decimated5507 күн бұрын
  • The main reason why The Mandalorian did so well is because it was made with love from actual fans, Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau.

    Othello OusayOthello Ousay Жыл бұрын
    • Kathleen Kennedy is an executive producer of The Mandalorian. Thanks for entering the sexist conspiracy zone lmao

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • @Gabriel Because it is good?? Why else, overall it’s a well produced piece of media

      Bryson KuerversBryson KuerversАй бұрын
    • There should be a trivia test for new directors of a show or movie franchise

      Orange DragonOrange DragonАй бұрын
    • @margareth michelina ufc*

      Irving RamirezIrving Ramirez2 ай бұрын
  • "Identity politics, social justice, race bating, gender bending . . . now that's entertainment!" - kathleen kennedy

    RobertRobert Жыл бұрын
    • Source?

      Zeno2525Zeno25253 ай бұрын
    • Gender bending as an active part of the plot can be well-written, it’s just that not many of those exist. If we’re talking about the same gender bending

      Flyingturret208: The CannonFlyingturret208: The Cannon3 ай бұрын
    • “What, The, Fuck?!” -Critical Drinker

      Silas HurdSilas Hurd5 ай бұрын
  • This is why Disney is pouring all assets on the mandelorian, not only is it a huge success to fans alike but it also causes Kennedy to stay in the background where she belongs.

    joe schmoejoe schmoe Жыл бұрын
    • @Jesse West no I don't think so, kennedy made it so Kenobi had even LESS shooting time than the Mandalorian, she even ordered to remove some of John Williams' music

      Lex howard TanqueLex howard TanqueАй бұрын
    • She belong to da streets ✊️

      M Easy does itM Easy does itАй бұрын
    • Kenobi II had 3x the budget

      Jesse WestJesse WestАй бұрын
    • Is it truly not SJW though? I haven't seen it but it doesn't seem possible.

      Bill the FifthBill the Fifth2 ай бұрын
  • Man, I love star wars since I was a kid. I am a girl, and I looked up to luke not being overtaken by all the darkness in his life. A man who didn't know his parents, fought for everything he got, and even when he was losing he was winning in the end. He taught me perseverance, even when shit hits the fan you got to trudge through it. He taught me that even when you face your demons that are stronger than you, you can still win without resorting to the darker things of life. Rei, a female who is suppose to be a role model for females taught me that if you have a certain bloodline you can know everything and do everything and be a little shit. So, yea I think I will go with luke on this one since I am probably born to sheep herders etc, and don't come from wealth.

    Random clodRandom clod11 ай бұрын
    • @Chaz well said. I loved the OT too when it originally came out. I wasn't interested in seeing a strong female lead. Girls loved the movies and the toys and wanted to be a Jedi. It accomplished the same thing without forcing gender politics on us.

      Miss HavishamMiss Havisham27 күн бұрын
    • @Joe Shlong Fans have done better!

      Malik DespanieMalik Despanie2 ай бұрын
    • @Malik Despanie totally agree

      Joe ShlongJoe Shlong2 ай бұрын
    • What Star Wars was is something that everyone can enjoy regardless of who you are or how you choose to identify yourself. What it is now is just utterly unrecognizable garbage from the masterpiece that came before it.

      Malik DespanieMalik Despanie2 ай бұрын
  • Saying that the force is female is like saying "Amen and Awomen"

    Aidan KAidan K Жыл бұрын
    • @The Lycanthropic Arkian I thought you said they were mediocre?

      John WickJohn Wick6 күн бұрын
    • @John Wick So do I man, especially Revenge of the Sith

      The Lycanthropic ArkianThe Lycanthropic Arkian6 күн бұрын
    • @The Lycanthropic Arkian I kinda like the prequels

      John WickJohn Wick6 күн бұрын
    • Well played sir... Well played

      Greg JonesGreg Jones27 күн бұрын
    • Natalie Portperson

      Bruno MenezesBruno MenezesАй бұрын
  • This is bigger than star wars. This is the first true backlash against woke culture, and it's led by star wars fans. You make me proud

    Victor AlmeidaVictor Almeida Жыл бұрын
    • remember the good old times when you could make jokes about anyone and anyone could make jokes about you? Good days back then without the internet

      My Brain GlowsMy Brain Glows15 күн бұрын
    • Actually it took yall a while. Peterson was talking about this in 2015

      Jesse WestJesse WestАй бұрын
    • Count me in.

      paolo benmorepaolo benmoreАй бұрын
  • Kennedy: Have you ever been mistaken for a woman? Force: No, have you?

    M0butuM0butu Жыл бұрын
    • 🤣🤣🤣🤣

      Not so Dumb Anymore, Just plain TiredNot so Dumb Anymore, Just plain Tired7 ай бұрын
    • @TheJrotckid set up several motion sensors to keep track of her and her team's movements, to make sure they can hit them easier.

      Valrock MograthValrock Mograth9 ай бұрын
    • @Valrock Mograth *Places 2 automated turrets outside of Kennedy's office door*

      TheJrotckidTheJrotckid9 ай бұрын
  • My favorite quote from Kennedy is: "There’s no source material. We don’t have comic books. We don’t have 800-page novels, we don’t have anything other than passionate storytellers who get together and talk about what the next iteration might be. We go through a really normal development process that everybody else does."

    Siim TõkkeSiim Tõkke Жыл бұрын
    • She meant the source has always been the films. That's what LUCAS said. Try and keep up. The EU was NEVER canon

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • nice that she trashed the star wars books in that quote..im sure the writers burn her in effigy every year...

      Miss HavishamMiss Havisham27 күн бұрын
    • @darkaoshi27 Really? He did? What the fuck where they thinking then? OMG just imagine having fucking gold in your hand and just throwing it away because... reasons.

      Luka CuturiloLuka Cuturilo3 ай бұрын
    • I remember when I saw that, my fcking jaw dropped. The EU was my childhood, as soon as I heard Disney was making new movies I was so excited to see which stories they would adapt.

      John RJohn R6 ай бұрын
    • @WazKangz they left the Jedi knight series alone too so at least it’s safe

      Joshua HollandJoshua Holland6 ай бұрын
  • > _"Diverse"_ > _"Female-centric"_ Pick one.

    John GardnerJohn Gardner Жыл бұрын
    • The Star Wars twitter account recently said something along the lines of "There are 800 billion species in the Star Wars universe, don't be racist" Tell me, who scaled down Finn on the movie posters because China didn't like him and made his whole role screaming "REEYYYY!!!" Also, they could show us a main character who ISN'T human for once, could've been done with Rey, Jyn, Reva so that they have "representation"

      EclipseEclipseАй бұрын
    • Female centric doesnt mean that there is just woman, but ocuppies a central rol

      Israel Vargas GuillermoIsrael Vargas Guillermo7 ай бұрын
    • @stewart97ful Who's not "diverse" though???

      Mike SpearwoodMike Spearwood7 ай бұрын
  • She saved Star Wars from being good again! So stunning! So brave!

    Ultra Instinct Goku BlackUltra Instinct Goku Black2 жыл бұрын
    • Think of how much money she saved parents all over the world because their kids don’t want action figures of shitty characters

      leftyfourgunsleftyfourguns8 ай бұрын
    • Too soon too soon

      Hamad RashidHamad Rashid Жыл бұрын
  • "When you narrow your work to your personal beliefs, you narrow your audience to YOU"

    sami alivandsami alivand Жыл бұрын
    • @neverdavenever ayo same here, this is actually good advice

      Mono HardinMono Hardin21 күн бұрын
    • I hope to write a novel one day and this comment really hit home for me. Thanks.

      neverdaveneverneverdavenever29 күн бұрын
  • Well, she will be remembered for her greatest creation: the purple space Karen.

    Dragan BlastoviczDragan Blastovicz Жыл бұрын
    • Nice one!

      Dr SmithDr Smith2 күн бұрын
    • 😁😁😂😂

      Act 2 was strongerAct 2 was stronger Жыл бұрын
  • I've come to the realization that Kathleen Kennedy is essentially a real-life Cersei Lannister: ruthless and clever in her pursuit of power, but totally inept and incompetent once in charge.

    frank gareaufrank gareau Жыл бұрын
  • the true villain in the Sequels wasn't Palpatine but Darth Kennedy

    Valek ZenduValek Zendu Жыл бұрын
    • She is unworthy of the title Darth. I propose simply Kennedy the fool

      Giorno D. GiornoGiorno D. Giorno8 ай бұрын
    • Amesome comment. 👍

      Hasan's amazing worldHasan's amazing world10 ай бұрын
    • Always two there are, master and apprentice

      Spirit of PlaceSpirit of Place Жыл бұрын
  • Damn, haven't seen anybody hit a Kennedy that accurately since 1963.

    Foot of JuniperFoot of Juniper2 жыл бұрын
    • Nailed that one on the head!

      Zach SteinerZach Steiner13 күн бұрын
    • @Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul what do you mean by that? :-)

      Edward de'Lisle-TarrEdward de'Lisle-Tarr26 күн бұрын
    • @Edward de'Lisle-Tarr You don't throw pearls to swine either ... not how it works ...

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • @Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul An expert? Indeed? Then it is a shame you do not share your extensive knowledge with the world. For, locked away in your private brain-case such powerful information neither aids nor benefits anyone. A shame, for I am always keen to learn and share ideas. No matter, mayhap we shall discuss later at your convenience. I wish you a happy and safe day sir. :-)

      Edward de'Lisle-TarrEdward de'Lisle-Tarr26 күн бұрын
    • @Edward de'Lisle-Tarr Well as a genuine expert on German history and Hitler himself I'll say no but thanks on the offer to waste my time

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
  • I hate how this kind of disregard for the lore and the fanbase to try to appease woke people who don't even watch these kinds of shows keeps happening. And it's so obvious when the ratings and viewership tank that this isn't even good business.

    Ian SchruteIan Schrute Жыл бұрын
  • How I remember when everyone was soooooo excited when Lucas sold out to Disney. Because everyone thought that without Lucas in the picture there would be no more movies as bad as the prequel trilogy. I sensed a disturbance and tried to warn everybody but no one listened....

    Lynelle StagmanLynelle Stagman4 ай бұрын
    • @Johnny Salery people were not inherently opposed to the prequels. Everyone was exited. But it's the execution that matters. And most didn't like the prequels for their execution. Clone wars is set in the same era and people love it

      screaming applescreaming apple2 ай бұрын
    • It's weird how people thought the prequel trilogy was bad, when in fact, it opened the door to the origins of both Obi Wan and Luke Skywalker. Not to mention shined a bit of light on how the empire was made, why the Jedi Order fell, and why the Sith rose to power. (And led to the creation of the Clone Wars series). Honestly, as a fan, I'm glad I was born in the "Lucas Era" and got to see the good parts of Star Wars. Before whatever tf Disney decided to do with it eve occurred smh

      Johnny SaleryJohnny Salery2 ай бұрын
  • I'm not a Star Wars fan by any stretch of the imagination but anything that's going to see the utter destruction of the woke culture has my undivided support.

    Trevor WilliamsTrevor Williams Жыл бұрын
    • Same

      Beliye KolgotkiBeliye Kolgotki14 күн бұрын
  • They finally pushed her all the way out of the way when they brought in Dave Filoni as executive creative director for Lucasfilm. His animated shows are much more beloved by the fans than any of the sequels. ANIMATED shows...taken more seriously than sequel movies. Because storytelling is the number one job; not "diversity", not social justice, not pushing a cultural agenda. People turn to entertainment mostly to escape the stresses of reality, not to be pummeled in the face by more social and political agendas. Filoni and Favreau know how to tell great stories, develop interesting characters, and stay true to the original material while still making it relevant for modern viewers. Kennedy should be home collecting unemployment at this point.

    SLO SubiesSLO Subies Жыл бұрын
  • Kathleen is exactly like Palpatine, hiding in the shadows for many years, getting higher and higher in ranks and finally when the time came she revealed herself as a true villain.

    4PiousMen4PiousMen2 жыл бұрын
    • Its treason then

      Tristan herbTristan herb25 күн бұрын
    • Drinker exactly like Palpatine, hiding in the shadows for many years, getting higher and higher in ranks and finally when the time came ... revealed as a true villain.

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • @Tiocfaidh ár lá palpatine made his opportunities, Kathleen just got opportunities for free.

      Debashis Prasad JenaDebashis Prasad JenaАй бұрын
    • She even has the FACE *&* SMILE of Palpatine!

      Liam PhibianLiam PhibianАй бұрын
    • You have discovered the reason that certain stories persist over time, and a constantly being retold.

      David BackDavid Back3 ай бұрын
  • When you realize how useless the male characters are in Star Wars, even though Kathleen Kennedy wouldn’t be where she is right now if two male producers hadn’t helped her climb to the top and entrusted her with the franchise!

    Tom BennettTom Bennett Жыл бұрын
  • After re-watching this video, I can’t help but to realize how relevant this matter is to our society as whole. The fight between true SW fans like self and the social progressive movement which strives to inception its concepts into each corner of the society.

    Lawrence WangLawrence Wang Жыл бұрын
  • I always remember what Kevin Smith said “In Hollywood you just sorta fail upwards”.

    crowtservocrowtservo Жыл бұрын
    • @M A Hollywood Pitch Meeting: "I want to remake 12 Angry Men" "I'm listening." "They're all women." "Here's a hundred million dollars."

      Escape Room LeanderEscape Room Leander Жыл бұрын
    • @Escape Room Leander oh god know say it isn't so. I am too damn old and sick of seeing all the shows I used to watch when growing up get rehashed. Bring back the time when there was 4 TV stations. There must not be enough talented writers to keep up with the content required for TV stations and streaming services. As one of my colleagues said, there are no knew ideas left just bad recycling of content.

      M AM A Жыл бұрын
    • @M A Especially when you lie about your upcoming project and it's exactly the opposite of what you said it was gonna be. His next film, a big-screen adaptation of PERRY MASON, will have Perry disappear five minutes into the film, and follow secretary Della Street's heroic effort to rescue Perry, with help from her long-time "friend" Kate Strong, a genius-level private investigator with MMA training and blah blah blah.

      Escape Room LeanderEscape Room Leander Жыл бұрын
    • Kind of applies to Kevin after he-man

      M AM A Жыл бұрын
    • @Escape Room Leander I didn’t know that, but I’m not surprised, seems like how that industry works out there.

      crowtservocrowtservo Жыл бұрын
  • i love how insightful this is...putting all the pieces into place like a detective based on people, their personalities, motives, agendas, and aspirations...whether selfish or creative.

    dpHektivdpHektiv8 ай бұрын
  • You remember how Scar betrayed his brother, took over his kingdom and brought in a bunch of parasitic hyenas who did nothing but consume relentlessly and turned a once prosperous kingdom into a barren wasteland? And how he didn’t really have any particular reason or vision for becoming a King other than his ego? Yeah, I’m getting the same exact same vibes here.

    Alexander AngelusAlexander Angelus2 жыл бұрын
    • no - I don't care about bad fiction ...

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • Funny both films were made by Disney ironic.

      Yohan DitusaYohan Ditusa2 ай бұрын
    • DAAAAAAAMN!!! Best comparison yet.

      Outdoor Life 4 MeOutdoor Life 4 Me8 ай бұрын
    • brilliant

      Mark GreiserMark Greiser10 ай бұрын
    • Lol thanks for the laugh.

      Hasan's amazing worldHasan's amazing world10 ай бұрын
  • Damn, we lambasted Lucas for so long and now we realize nobody cared about the integrity of the saga more than him.

    Joaquín MenuttiJoaquín Menutti10 ай бұрын
    • @Zenocrate God, its a tragedy what happened to him. The sad thing is Henry Cavill is walking down the same dark road with the Witcher.

      ColoradoStreamingColoradoStreaming7 ай бұрын
    • I’d wager Mark Hamill probably cares more.

      ZenocrateZenocrate7 ай бұрын
    • Lucas made three flawed 'good' Star Wars movies in the early 00s and all he had to do was sit back and wait for time and Disney to have them crowned masterpieces.

      ParasmuntParasmunt7 ай бұрын
  • Obi One Kenobi looks like it's also going woke, and it looks like Kathleen Kennedy may have her hands in that as well.

    Prophets Among UsProphets Among Us3 ай бұрын
    • it literally say “Obi Wan Kenobi” in the title and yet they show Reeeeeeva for like 50 mins a per episode 🙄🙄🙄

      Brixen LangBrixen Lang9 күн бұрын
    • Tis true 😔

      OstrazOstraz16 күн бұрын
    • You were right

      SamuelSamuelАй бұрын
  • "I am a feminism, destroyer of the worlds"

    Richard LithuanianRichard Lithuanian Жыл бұрын
  • Drinker, this was your best one yet! I was drawn into the story by the interesting characters, plot and cliffhanger ending!!!! I can't wait for the sequel!!!

    Danny MuskardinDanny Muskardin7 ай бұрын
  • Strong females characters have been around for decades , it just isn’t convenient for feminists to acknowledge them ....... it’s hard to play the victim when there isn’t one .

    No Fake NewsNo Fake News2 жыл бұрын
    • @Ally Scarlett O'Hara. The best character there is.

      Hiho SilencemeviolatemeHiho Silencemeviolateme7 ай бұрын
    • @Austin Smith litterally any character that Michelle Rodriguez has played

      TheJrotckidTheJrotckid9 ай бұрын
    • Well said.

      Nolley RamdeerNolley Ramdeer Жыл бұрын
  • I finally watched Rogue One for the very first time and by Golly! It does save Disney-fied Star Wars from total wokish disaster. It's even a pretty good movie, not only a "passable " effort. I loved its gritty, rough-edged look which conveys the proper image of a rebellion conducted from the bottom up. The heroine is not a ridiculous, bland, totally personality-devoid, Mary Sue goddess impossibly perfect, infinitely potent, who can't cross any ark because nothing, infinitely safe or extremely dangerous situations change anything for her since nothing affects her in any way. Rey is a new archetype in fiction works: a singularity in the universe enacted by a creature with the features of a young, asexual mouth-breathing woman to which nothing of any consequence ever happens, a perfect Teflon-coated chick whose raison d'être, I guess, was, so naively, to create a feminine role model for young Disneyfied teenage girls of the 21st century. Big mistake, of course, since centuries of literature have shown that God-like figures don't make relevant models. What's the point of such perfect, drab, unreachably perfect figures if nobody could dream of even attaining a meager quantum of their qualities? By trying to tell young women in development: look at Rey Palpatine! Her Emperor genes, crossed with err, some woman who might have had counterbalancing "good deed genes" (!!) have made of her a Goddess: as infinitely potent as Jupiter, as infinitely benevolent as Jesus, as sexy as an empty Bordeaux bottle,. Why don't you try emulating her? In the land of the American dream, where, of course, hard work and good ethics can make you become as rich as Bezos or Musk! No tricks, no twist: it's all in you. Everyone can access the force! Just look at Rey Palpatine,! Enough BS and back to Rogue One. I was pleased, at last to see that Disney could make proper f***ing and procreate something worthwhile, something reasonably solid to make it cinematographic and reasonably uncringy. The droid's humor was mature and intelligent, the main protagonists believable, relatable and human, and the depiction of the Resistance on the ground, in the midst of the Empire on the rise on a scale that is massive but not ridiculous and incomprehensible as that seen in the sequel trilogy (especially the Rise of Mary Sue-Palpatine , err, sorry the Rise of Skywalker. In any case, I had pretty good, authentic SW vibes while watching Rogue One. And, most importantly, I didn't feel my stomach burn with too many "They fly now?" "Yep. They fly, now!" réparties. Overall, an honest, solid episode that is more canon than any of the dreadful sequel trilogy so. 7 through 9.

    feodoricfeodoric5 ай бұрын
  • I'm 64 years old now, and have been a hard core Star Fan, both "Wars" and Trek since they were invented, and I cannot agree more strongly with TCD-bravo. This combination of political correctness, pseudo feminism and look-at-us-how-clever sexual fluidity has all but destroyed the genre, and has killed off our much beloved lore that has landed us on the moon and beyond; given us flying cars, Dick Tracey watches and medical magic. Us ancients had long ago cooked up the delicious meals with gender bending, colour shaping, interracial AND interspecies bonking, and we thought it cool in the 1960's and we've been there, and done that, so we don't need it poked into our faces. I personally am not responsible for the demise of humanity simply due to having the curse of having a penis and I resent the continual implication of my sex's natural tendency towards evil for fun's sake. It is not the project manager's fault in entirety for manifesting rubbish pixels; it is the higher management who overlook talented executives, promote mediocrity, false flags and fabricated Gods while ignoring the hard data-us. We are the customers, and the upper echelon management have both ignored us and insulted our intelligence and gender.

    David ChristieDavid Christie Жыл бұрын
    • it's not pseudo-feminism, it's modern feminism which can be described in one word: misandry.

      ah mecorpah mecorp6 ай бұрын
  • I love the Drinker's writing style. The choice to write this in second person was interesting and heightened the content.

    Jeremy PayneJeremy Payne8 ай бұрын
  • You are an incredible storyteller! This was more riveting than any of the recent movies. Thanks! I'll be going away now.

    Zohar FZohar F Жыл бұрын
  • Bringing in new directors such as John Favreau, etc. was such a wise move. These directors have such an incredible passion for Star Wars and what it's supposed to be. It really shows in the series that they direct. The Mandalorian looks and feels like Star Wars should!

    [Dark Autumn 3D][Dark Autumn 3D] Жыл бұрын
  • This is so spot on it's scary. I bet Kathleen Kennedy couldn't have written it better herself.

    Jonathan ChristersonJonathan Christerson9 ай бұрын
  • When I was 17 or 18 after episode 3 aired, I remember finally acquiescing to my dad that it was probably best to have left the original trilogy alone. ...that still rings true

    Alex SAlex S Жыл бұрын
    • Somehow, having watched 4,5, and 6 when released, and 1 and 2 shortly after release, I have never watched #3. Not high on my list of movies to watch.

      Sixtee5 CudaSixtee5 Cuda5 ай бұрын
    • Which year was that ?

      Radu VladRadu Vlad10 ай бұрын
    • I just watch ROTS and it was WAY better than the sequels. Sure if had it’s goofy moments but it told a story. Had character.

      Alejandro AldereteAlejandro Alderete Жыл бұрын
  • The one thing good about sequels is it made everyone realize how good prequels really are

    Phoenix GrayPhoenix Gray Жыл бұрын
  • “I saved Star Wars” “Unfortunately for you, history will not see it that way”

    ShmuShmu2 жыл бұрын
    • @kylethedalek Diversity in films isn't the problem, SJW pandering is. The Mandalorian is made up of a completely diverse cast and crew, and all of them work together in synergy to make a great story and characters. The main protagonist and main villain are played by POCs. Cara, Fennec, and Ahsoka are all played by women of color who don't need identity politics to appeal to fans; fans like their characters because they're well written and well acted. The sequel trilogy, in contrast, was advertised on social media to include diversity at the expense of a competent story and characters. Rose was an utterly useless diversion whose presence had zero meaningful effect on the plot, Finn was tragically underused when he could have had one of the most compelling character arcs as a former imperial-turned-rebel, and Rey is just an avatar for modern feminism whose abilities outclass other characters' by virtue of being female. There's a clear difference between diversity resulting from hiring capable and talented people, and diversity resulting from hiring just anyone who fulfills a "woke" quota.

      Valox SenValox Sen Жыл бұрын
    • The reality is even Star Wars couldn't save her.

      Dosidicus GigasDosidicus Gigas Жыл бұрын
    • @kylethedalek a GOOD story warranting those choices OK, forcing it because politics, bad

      Shawn MillerShawn Miller Жыл бұрын
    • @kylethedalek and some complain for other reasons. And still get called racist and sexist because people can't ever disagree with sjw

      Shawn MillerShawn Miller Жыл бұрын
  • I still think someone should make a Star Wars shirt that says, “the force is with stupid”, and have the arrow pointing to a picture of her

    LinkacideLinkacide5 ай бұрын
  • Kathleen Kennedy reminds of all the smirking incompetent female bosses I’ve ever had. There’s a TV series on Disney+ that chronicles the behind the scenes activities and development of the TV series The Mandolorian called “Star Wars Gallery” in which she joins a round table discussion with Dave Filoni and Jon Favreau. The disdain Jon has for her is so obvious and so palpable it’s hilarious. He absolutely despises her. Dave on the other hand just refuses to even look at her. She looks like the clued out girl from HR. I’m certain the head of Disney can shut down her little vanity project. There’s an old saying in Hollywood “there’s only one or two ways to say yes, but there are a thousand ways to say no.” Besides, who the hell wants to work with her?

    Brian McConnellBrian McConnell9 ай бұрын
  • The "TH" in Kathleen reminds me of a sith name. Like Darth Vader. She really leaned into the whole sith concept of there being only 2. But now that the leadership is going back to the light she cant let go of her destructive ideals. So weird how life and fiction parallel each other.

    KevinKevin9 ай бұрын
    • Just look at the original DUES EX, the devs managed to predict 911 all because they couldn't fit the Twin towers in the sky box due to limitations.

      TRexIndominusTRexIndominus26 күн бұрын
    • kathlorn the destroyer

      egg sandegg sand6 ай бұрын
  • Absolutely brilliant breakdown of KK's rise and fall. Love you and MauLer. You both are able to articulate the criticism of Star Wars that I wish I had the English proficiency and literary mind to do. Thank you for so elegantly and eloquently voicing my thoughts and feelings about Disney Star Wars (and doing so while not taking 2 hours of my life, like MauLer often does :p). Much love from a Mexican fan.

    BassUndertowBassUndertow Жыл бұрын
  • For me, I don’t care what Disney does to Star Wars anymore, they’ve already killed it

    PhazeFluxPhazeFlux2 жыл бұрын
    • ​@s45gr32 Face it pal. the best part of Rogue one was Vaders Hallway massacre. it was meh other than that.

      DCmastermind FirstDCmastermind First3 ай бұрын
    • ​@T0wby The sequels were garbage. last jedi was horrendous.

      DCmastermind FirstDCmastermind First3 ай бұрын
    • ​@wjrneo2 Lol. Filoni has a shit tonne of work to do. Mando was excellent but Book of Boba was painfully average.

      DCmastermind FirstDCmastermind First3 ай бұрын
    • And in my opinion, they are killing MCU too....

      FrankyboyFloydFrankyboyFloyd3 ай бұрын
  • Wow. That was so insightful, empathetic, and brutal! But wait, are you saying that Rey was the "lead character" in TFA? That never occurred to me, I just kept waiting for heroes to appear but they never did, so I concluded it was basically a film about nothing. So they made a villain the "lead character" in a Star Wars film, that is pretty outrageous.

    Lee BeeLee Bee11 ай бұрын
  • When you watch Sci-fi, you're trying to escape this world. When you stir in politics it pulls you right out of that immersive space. Bad writing does that too. That's Kathleen's StarWars.

    Spurious EffectSpurious Effect9 ай бұрын
  • I see the Critical Drinker as a hero…he really is saving the world…the world of movies that we love so much. Keep doing that good sir! I wish your voice is one day heard by hollywood. ✊🏼

    MlcochyMMlcochyM2 ай бұрын
  • Great video, Drinker. You hit the nail right on the head, if you were the CEO of Disney, how could you fire Kennedy without incurring the wrath of the Media? This is the world we live in unfortunately...

    TheDVDHunter65TheDVDHunter65 Жыл бұрын
  • This video is more entertaining than the sequel trilogy

    Anthony OutlerAnthony Outler Жыл бұрын
    • not a very high bar but yes lol

      Alberto GeorgeAlberto George3 күн бұрын
    • I agree the Nazism is VERY thrilling

      Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul Thomas MuAnderson The NeoUsul 26 күн бұрын
    • You mean those 3 non canon Star Wars films? Yeah way better

      Joe ShlongJoe Shlong3 ай бұрын
    • You mean you were foolish enough to watch TFA and actually go back and watch two more of those movies? :D

      Lee BeeLee Bee11 ай бұрын
    • We’ll just call it a “concept” and let John and Dave make 3 new ones that we can accept as the real ones

      Darth InVaderDarth InVader Жыл бұрын
  • We need a part 2 of this monologue. It's the greatest speech ever

    DJ J@onDJ J@on2 ай бұрын
  • George Lucas used a lot of mythologists to help him write the stories. I know Joseph Campbell had a big influence on him. The stories explored timeless, human themes that transcended moral or ethical ethnocentrism. That's been muddled.

    RainRain5 ай бұрын
  • I remember looking forward to seeing Star Wars. I remember waiting in line for an hour to see the original. I was always excited to see all of the Star Wars movies when I was a kid. I was pumped when the prequels came out. This was my kids first exposure to the Star Wars universe. Even though they weren't as good as the original trilogy, we still enjoyed them. Can't say the same about the sequels. I watched them and they left me flat. My kids didn't even care for them.

    kevin ukevin u Жыл бұрын
  • “A round-headed simpleton.” 🤣🤣🤣

    RD JBRD JB Жыл бұрын
  • Disney buys a toolkit from George Lucas with: - spaceships - laser swords - magic wizard monks - evil magic wizard monks - aliens . Movies focused on: - Genders

    ReallyBigMistakeReallyBigMistake2 жыл бұрын
    • @Knute Knoll yeah i don’t think that art belongs in STEM, but i’m not making a big deal out of it because there are other issues that i should be caring about. even today, it’s still important to include women in workspaces because even though we are allowed to access different industries, we are still treated unjustly. i would recommend searching up “gender inequality affects everyone vic gov”. it has some helpful statistics. but overall i do think that art shouldn’t be included in stem, but it is still a great subject that deserves recognition.

      julesjules Жыл бұрын
    • @jules thats what hes saying. Hes emphasising how stupid it is to implement a majority female occupation (art) into STEM on the basis of inclusivity while women can already participate in the other fields

      Knute KnollKnute Knoll Жыл бұрын
    • @Serahpin women can be in the science part of things too?

      julesjules Жыл бұрын
    • @Wadenbeisser24 yeah in one of the canon novels there’s an alien species where people change genders quite a bit throughout their life.

      julesjules Жыл бұрын
  • the best thing about the original starwars trilogy is that people pushed back against Lucas and he listened. It lead to some of the most powerful scenes. It's because they had diversity of character and beliefs, instead of a bunch of people that all look different but think the same.

    brad sbrad s5 ай бұрын
  • I'd love for them to get dave and Jon to redo the sequels and see how they come out.. Keep the same cast as I actually liked them in 7 but it'd be cool to see them actually written well.

    ssj4broly !!ssj4broly !! Жыл бұрын
  • "News media just itching to get outraged" 100% accurate!!

    Steven RSteven R Жыл бұрын
  • I love the irony of her pushing for "diversity" instead of competence being her downfall.

    Barry RyanBarry Ryan6 ай бұрын
  • Come on guys we all know female characters did not exist before disney.

    Isak IsakIsak Isak2 жыл бұрын
    • You have angered Antigone

      Silly ElixirSilly Elixir3 ай бұрын
    • @LTNetjak before 1937 not even a single women existed

      Mr.TwistyMr.Twisty3 ай бұрын
    • @LTNetjak I can't tell if YOU'RE joking or not

      StephaMeiNStephaMeiN Жыл бұрын
    • @LTNetjak " Gone With The Wind " by Margaret Mitchell

      ClutchPedalReturnSprgClutchPedalReturnSprg Жыл бұрын
    • @Nathan Crossen , this is sarcasm, yes?

      RichRich Жыл бұрын
  • Thank you Kathleen Kennedy, the Star Wars fandom thanks you and is eternally grateful to you. Not me though, not really a Star Wars fan.

    Bob JonesBob Jones Жыл бұрын
  • “He makes it clear that all future productions have to go through him now” RIP “The Force is female” (2019-2020)

    Barney BoyleBarney Boyle4 ай бұрын
  • Can I ask what was "progressive" about the character Finn? You closed on on him when you said that. Not rhetorical, I'm curious.

    VertigoVertigo9 ай бұрын
  • “You didn’t have to tell it how it is, Marge. “ - Homer Simpson

    Sons of the West Red, White & BlueSons of the West Red, White & Blue Жыл бұрын
  • Kathleen: you turned them against me George: you have done that yourself

    Luca TabatadzeLuca Tabatadze Жыл бұрын
    • George: It's over Kathleen! I Have the High Ground!

      Brandon CliettBrandon Cliett3 ай бұрын
    • @Patrick Roden you will try

      The_Lone_WolfThe_Lone_Wolf3 ай бұрын
    • @The_Lone_Wolf Only a Sith deals in absolute. I will do what I must

      Patrick RodenPatrick Roden3 ай бұрын
    • @Excalibur Knives my allegiance to *experimenting, to creativity!

      le Hoarderz Al-Shekelsteinsle Hoarderz Al-Shekelsteins3 ай бұрын
    • Love this comment

      Blu HaloBlu Halo3 ай бұрын
  • Rogue One was awesome I thought!!! The female main character was smart but not an obnoxious SJW. It was just a good story and I liked the characters. K2 was perfect!! 😂

    K MK M Жыл бұрын
  • perfectly said good sir also, rogue one is easily one of the most under rated star wars films ever lol

    Anna-Maria GalloAnna-Maria Gallo6 ай бұрын
  • This channel is hilarious and more entertaining than all of the new star wars movies combined.

    B M100B M1005 ай бұрын
  • What an amazing explanation and summary of her career!

    Nolley RamdeerNolley Ramdeer Жыл бұрын
  • >Be a Karen >Hire other Karens >project fails SEXISM BAD REEEEEEEEEE

    insaneweasel1insaneweasel12 жыл бұрын
    • @Raiou hey those initials spell KK-

      Adrien TaylorAdrien Taylor Жыл бұрын
    • Kick the karen kath kennedy out

      RaiouRaiou Жыл бұрын
    • I'm a 3rd world country guy, I don't understand any of this, why can't Karens just try to be competent?

      What Breaks The SilenceWhat Breaks The Silence Жыл бұрын
    • @sean C 😂😂

      Adrien TaylorAdrien Taylor Жыл бұрын
    • @Karen Session don't worry karen, ur not a karen, ur just called karen.

      Adrien TaylorAdrien Taylor Жыл бұрын
  • She’s actively trying to prevent Favreau from being attached to any Star Wars projects after Mandalorian finishes after Season 3. And she’s using the failure of The Book of Boba Fett as a means to make that happen. This woman is an absolute monster who is trying to ruin Star Wars.

    Tony DakTony Dak5 ай бұрын
  • The most depressing thing about her is the fact that if another female executive had come as far as she did and also respected one of the greatest stories ever told, that person would’ve been one of the most beloved and respected people in film.

    Tom HardingTom Harding Жыл бұрын
  • There’s a special place for people like you Ms Kennedy. You’re going to find the heat there a lot hotter than you have bought on yourself in this world only that place will be for eternity. Damn you for what you have done to something people have loved and enjoyed for generations.

    Ian MaxwellIan Maxwell Жыл бұрын
  • Discovering you and your channel has been an epiphany for me. Every single word you utter rings of truth and common sense. You, Mr. Critical Drinker (Will Jordan) are a modern day saviour. It is beyond reassuring that someone as young and articulate as you is out there singlehandedly saving the world from wokeness and mediocrity. I am floating on clouds as I watch more and more of your videos. That's coming from an industry insider who has lost all hope for our precious medium.

    Vince DCVince DC7 ай бұрын
  • Potential LucasFilm employee: "I want to work for you! I don't know what this "Star Wars" is, but I want to push my politics into everything I'll put into anything you throw to the Sheeple! Oh, by the way, I have no concept of what writing a good story is-politics, politics, politics...oh let's not forget diversity is ALL I need!" Kathleen Kennedy: "You're hired."

    Ryan R.Ryan R.4 ай бұрын
  • Whenever I think of Kennedy's new project, I want to expload. Intentionally bombing one of the best movie franchises is one thing, but breaking every rule Disney has on her to get a new film that she has no ideas for out there? I think she's crossed a line here. One, what gain does she even have now? And two, at this point she's just openly destroying Lucasfilm and causing as much damage to Disney as possible.

    Joshua MaruffiJoshua Maruffi7 ай бұрын
  • Honestly, being able to spot an opportunity to make loads of money is a very useful skill. Kennedy had a good thing going before she let her ego get the better of her. Classic case of wanting to have your cake and eat it too.

    ceruleecerulee Жыл бұрын
  • When I imagine what it must be like for the people who work with Kennedy and still run with her ideas, I can only think of that popular line from yearly company evaluations: “It seems her employees will follow her everywhere, but only out of morbid curiosity.”

    Murilo VidalMurilo Vidal4 ай бұрын
  • That was a Rageaholic-level roast. You didn't even stop to breathe.

    Electric ImpulseElectric Impulse2 жыл бұрын
    • @Electric Impulse at GOD FUCKING SPEED!

      Mark BaillieMark Baillie8 ай бұрын
    • @DiscipleofPentagon Just watched it. Not sure that being smug in front of a camera constitutes "owning" someone. But sure.

      Brian MardineyBrian Mardiney2 жыл бұрын
    • "God fucking speed... to go away now!"

      DaMaster012DaMaster0122 жыл бұрын
    • support his work! Patreon! Push back!

      Violent_BebopViolent_Bebop2 жыл бұрын