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Podcast: Reviewing ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ With Alexandra Petri

Washington Post’s Alexandra Petri joins Ben Domenech on Federalist Radio to discuss what loved and hated about the newest Star Wars movie.


Alexandra Petri is an opinion columnist for the Washington Post and Star Wars enthusiast. Now that everyone has had plenty of time to see newest Star Wars movie and digest it, Petri and Domenech talk through their thoughts on The Federalist Radio Hour.

They discuss what they considered the good, the bad, the silly, and the biggest disappointments of the “The Last Jedi.”

“I really enjoyed the good parts and they got better every time I saw the movie,” Petri said. “My overall criticism was not that it was a bad movie, but that I disagreed with the directions that the characters were sometimes taken in, but that’s not the movie’s fault.”

Listen to the full episode here: