Special Episode 13: Star Wars: The Lowering of Expectations
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|Episode Title:||Star Wars: The Lowering of Expectations|
|Featured:||Elizabeth Minkel and Flourish Klink|
|Date:||January 4, 2020|
|Focus:||Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker|
|External Links:||Special Episode 13: Star Wars: The Lowering of Expectations|
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Special Episode 13: Star Wars: The Lowering of Expectations is an episode of Fansplaining that is restricted to Patreon subscribers. The episode was mentioned in the publicly available successive episode (Fansplaining: Fans and the Man) as being very negative towards the film.
"One chilly day between Christmas and New Year’s Eve—and 10 whole days after the release of Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker—Elizabeth aggressively bullied Flourish into ripping off the bandaid and going to see the final installation of “the Skywalker saga.” What did Flourish (a lifelong but now extremely jaded Star Wars fan) and Elizabeth (a person who enjoys the films well enough but just wants a decent narrative arc) think of this cultural touchstone? Warning: if you loved this thing and don’t want to hear a word of critique...we suggest you skip it. But if not…."