A bit of beneath a yr in the past, the LEGO Star Wars Holiday Special delighted followers by bringing all of their favourite characters — from the Authentic Trilogy to the Sequel Trilogy and in every single place in between — collectively in a hilarious style. Now, they’re again and this time Poe Dameron is on the helm, taking followers on an exciting journey via the darkest chapters of Star Wars historical past with a comedic twist.
LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales is All Deal with (and That’s No Trick)
After a run-in with a handful of remaining First Order pilots, Poe Dameron is compelled to divert his journey to Mustafar, touchdown simply past the stays of Darth Vader’s citadel. He and BB-8 make a fast trek via the spooky woods, solely to find that Darth Vader’s citadel is being became a vacation vacation spot spot — with a couple of gags and gizmos which can be very harking back to the Disney Parks.
Graballa the Hutt, an enterprising entrepreneur, talks Poe into changing into a spokesperson for Darth Vader’s Fort in return for letting the attraction’s resident restore boy Dean repair his grounded X-Wing. Graballa additionally reveals that when he bought Darth Vader’s Fort it got here with a creepy crypt-keeper sort man named Vaneé — who seems briefly within the prologue to Terrifying Tales. Vaneé has his personal plans for Poe Dameron who he deems as a pilot worthy of retrieving an historical Sith relic hidden within the citadel.
As soon as Vaneé enters the image the “terrifying tales” start and first up is the terrifying story of Ben Solo. For anybody who learn Charles Soule’s good Rise of Kylo Ren, the characters on this story will probably be very acquainted, however Ren (voiced by the one and only Christian Slater) and his knights take a unique route in tempting Ben to the darkish facet. In any case, this can be a LEGO film. This complete story is hilarious from what they outline “Kylo” as that means to all the 80s rock-infused sequence of Ben Solo being a nasty boy.
Within the span of forty-five minutes, lots truly occurs within the movie. We get extra terrifying tales, this time about Darth Maul and Normal Grievous which tie into the devious plans of Vaneé. There are some completely hilarious callbacks to horror movies like The Shining. And Poe and Dean are confronted with some life-or-death choices as they combat in opposition to Vaneé’s Transformer-like transformation.
What shocked me essentially the most about Terrifying Tales is that there’s an underlying message beneath the humor, self-deprecating jokes, and Star Wars-y mayhem. Dean resists the decision to the Darkish Aspect, he learns what it means to be a hero, and Poe Dameron additionally has some interior reflection within the course of. I all the time strategy LEGO films as nonsensical enjoyable, however I’ve been pleasantly shocked by the previous two. Each the vacation particular and the Halloween particular have offered well-rounded true-to-character tales.
- “Conquer now, tubby time later.”
- “I put the Poe in spokesman.”
- “How lengthy did he practice on Dagobah? Twenty minutes?”
- “I’m not a Kylo!”
- “He seems too quick to be a Stormtrooper.”
LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales is streaming now on Disney+.
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LEGO Star Wars Terrifying Tales
What shocked me essentially the most about Terrifying Tales is that there’s an underlying message beneath the humor, self-deprecating jokes, and Star Wars-y mayhem.