Mark (mhaithaca) wrote,

Don't spoil. Don't reveal. Don't disrespect. That way lies the Dark Side. (220.7)

Four years ago, I wrote a magazine article about spoilers for "Star Wars Episode VII: The Force Awakens." It was the first new "Star Wars" movie in a decade, and the Internet had changed a lot in that time.

Today, I updated it for "Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker."

The basics haven't changed.

There are people who care about spoilers. Who want to go into the movie theatre knowing nothing. Who prefer to experience the surprises, the reveals, the developments the way the writer and director planned them.

Respect their preferences. Take care not to talk about the surprises as you walk out of the theatre. Take care not to comment online. Not everyone can see the movie the day it opens. Not everyone can stay away from Facebook for a week.

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