Rich and Mike's The Rise of Skywalker Predictions Video

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  • Published on Jul 14, 2019 veröffentlicht
  • A little late to the game? NO! We've got until December to pointlessly speculate on the last of the "Skywalker saga" films!!! Mike has a crazy plot prediction and Rich has some ideas on how Palpatine can come back. Enjoy, friends!!
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  • M
    M 11 hours ago

    Holy shit the Ewoks were Sith!

  • LJWR
    LJWR Day ago

    I’ve never found so much humour in JJ Abrams saying ‘we have written a Spider-Man comic book’

  • Stirner's Retrowave
    Stirner's Retrowave 5 days ago +2

    If only we'd gotten that time travel plot with the Palpatine worshipping instead of the movie we actually got.
    A man can dream though. A man can dream.

  • tg72201
    tg72201 5 days ago

    JJ Abrams "very good at pacing" didn''t pan out, did it?

  • SpartanV327
    SpartanV327 6 days ago

    15:24 Lol no

  • bapanada
    bapanada 6 days ago

    that stupid fucking time travel plot would have unironically been better than what we got

  • yoomazir
    yoomazir 6 days ago

    7:03 and Rich was a 100% right

  • Christopher Arthur
    Christopher Arthur 9 days ago +1

    Sigh...these ideas are all 100x better than what Disney put into this movie!

  • J Horn
    J Horn 9 days ago

    Ewok death cult would have been amazing!

  • Idols Smashed
    Idols Smashed 9 days ago +1

    RepMed Vitapaste courtesy of the Emperor Palpatine Surgical Reconstruction Center.

  • Brian Hopkins
    Brian Hopkins 9 days ago

    Star Wars is dead to me..... Red Letter Media killed it

  • minski76
    minski76 9 days ago

    And somehow the time travel plot would have made more sense....

  • Gustavo Pérez Ramírez

    7:17 This was the most accurate prediction about the movie.

  • Coming back to Jesus
    Coming back to Jesus 10 days ago

    Honestly with better writing star wars could be amazing with new movies

  • Ender
    Ender 11 days ago

    What's the end song?

  • Ender
    Ender 11 days ago +2

    Damn you for pitching a far superior film about Palpatine's Ewok death cult.

  • mitchell zurbrigg
    mitchell zurbrigg 13 days ago +3

    They were so innocent. They didnt even predict the 10,000 star destroys coming out of the ground from a mystery red plasma planet universe with snokes bros in an aquarium hidden in a lightning giant statue land with palpy on strings

  • Mindbleach
    Mindbleach 13 days ago +5

    I can't believe Mike's terrible awful theory had fewer plot holes than the actual movie.

  • JugularTV
    JugularTV 14 days ago +1

    Rey's story arc was with Kylo. They could have fought at the end. Luke's story arc involved The Emporer, and they could have fought at the end. That wouldn't have taken away from Rey. The movie actually takes away from Luke.

  • Primarch Roboute Guilliman

    Mike's impression of Palpatine is fucking great.

  • Tomato Melvin
    Tomato Melvin 17 days ago +2

    Holy shit did Rich's laugh turn into the Emperor's cackle at 19:24 or is that just a subversion of my expectations

  • SnoutBaron
    SnoutBaron 18 days ago +3

    Mike's time theory would've been so much more exciting.

  • Chris Parlamas
    Chris Parlamas 19 days ago +1

    It's sad because the predictions about Luke coming back and beating Palpatine is better than what actually happened

    • Frank Merker
      Frank Merker 17 days ago

      but how would Rey, the most adored and cared-about protagonist in all of cinematic history, not save the day?

  • Lord Auriel
    Lord Auriel 20 days ago +1

    so in retrospective, ANY of your theorires turned out to be way too smart for disney. Sorry guys but if you want to think like JJ, you have to be really shitfaced when you do these prediction videos.

  • Sans Serif
    Sans Serif 20 days ago +1

    I come back to this video for that moment at 7.15
    Should be required watching for actors who want to know how to portray that moment when someone realises, and must come to terms, with a great and horrible truth.
    The zoom in. The dramatic paper fold. The sheer range of emotions processed and portrayed in those two short lines.
    "This movie is going to be awful!"

  • Fiama98
    Fiama98 20 days ago +2

    It is amazing that Mike points out all of the things that are back from the past for no reason therefore it must be time travel. But no... it was a force even greater than Time Travel.... Nostalgic Marketing...

  • Troy Kluver
    Troy Kluver 21 day ago +1

    What happened to c3po's red arm?

  • Pixelated Sugar
    Pixelated Sugar 23 days ago +7

    It still BLOWS my mind that there was no plan. How do you spend 4 billion dollars and then just wing it?

    • Fiama98
      Fiama98 20 days ago +3

      The sad part is the fan base STILL WATCHES! Rise of Skywalker is close to breaking 1 billion world wide after less than a month. Why bother having a plan when you can make billions winging it? Fans still see these things four or five times because "ma childhood!". Disney isn't looking to create art or a lasting legacy, they are looking to recoup that 4 billions as quickly as possible.

      Frankly, I would have much rather seen the time travel idea Mike had.

  • Kᶦᶫᶫᵉʳᵃᶰᵈᵘᶰᵈᵉʳᵗᵃᵏᵉʳ

    I think there gona' take you back to the past to re-play some shitty Star Wars fanfic that sucks ass.

  • Gamehulk
    Gamehulk 23 days ago +1

    Rich is wearing the same shirt here as in his Half in the Bag review of RoS. Continuity expert? Or Lazy fuck?

  • brandon patraj
    brandon patraj 25 days ago +1

    17:09 Holy shit. RLM called it: They brought Palpatine back.

  • Eduardo Cherry
    Eduardo Cherry 26 days ago +1

    32:09 Never tell me the odds

  • ortizmo
    ortizmo 26 days ago

    paraphrased: "What would be fun but you don't have to thin about the ramifications later?" Nailed.

  • Brett Fox
    Brett Fox 26 days ago +3

    How it is possible that the actual plot was worse than the time travel theory?

    • Fiama98
      Fiama98 20 days ago

      You underestimate the power of the Dark Side.

  • thewrong house
    thewrong house 26 days ago

    „I dont like it... I dont like any of this“

  • John S
    John S 27 days ago

    It's sad that this would have been better..

  • Fraser is Not Nice
    Fraser is Not Nice 28 days ago

    F**k it

  • Uncle Flansy
    Uncle Flansy 28 days ago

    Its almost sad that the 'lets just make up random garbage' bit at the end turns out to be the most accurate to what happened.

  • Matt
    Matt 28 days ago +1

    At this point i wish the could have gone with the time travel

  • Dario Volarić
    Dario Volarić 29 days ago +1

    That mock story you came up with is actually better than what they actually made!

  • Lauren Night
    Lauren Night 29 days ago +3

    I like how the time travel theory made relatively better sense then what they actually did

  • skeletorrobo
    skeletorrobo 29 days ago

    No proof of course, but I feel Red Letter Media did have a large influence on the whole Sequel Trilogy. Mike Stocklasa recommended JJ Abrams in his viral Plinkett videos, which would have caught the attention of Disney executives at Lucas Film, convincing them to hire JJ Abrams for the the Force awakens.
    We know that Rian Johnson watched Red Letter Media, and very likely saw the subsequent Plinkett material and RLM content about The Force Awakens. Red Letter Media’s criticism of The Force Awakens as a fan-serviced, soft reboot must have influenced Rian Johnson’s decision to subvert expectations. In the Plinkett review of the Last Jedi, Plinkett refers to Rian as his son.
    Finally with the Rise of Skywalker JJ Abrams attempts to correct the wrongs of Rian Johnson’s The Last Jedi by any means necessary or possible. JayBauman’s observation that the Last Jedi disregards all that proceeds it in the previous movie and that the Rise of Skywalker largely does the same highlights the lack of cohesion of the sequel trilogy.
    I’m sure some people love the Sequel Trilogy and I think those people have a lot to thank Red Letter Media for. Having said that Mike Stocklasa and Red Letter Media had no direct influence over Lucas Film or Disney whatsoever. Disney and Lucas Film made those creative decisions by themselves.

  • skeletorrobo
    skeletorrobo 29 days ago

    So what I got from all this since 2015 is a recommendation to watch “The Good Marriage”. I’ll watch it. I guess this is some irony or poetic justice like the end of End Game intended.

  • Gabe Pharris
    Gabe Pharris 29 days ago

    I went in with my expectations on the floor and managed to have a pretty good time.

  • MKECBS1
    MKECBS1 Month ago +1

    I only come back here for 31:38

  • Munjee Syed
    Munjee Syed Month ago

    Wait they put the fucking chewie medallion in the teaser

  • Jake Shattuck
    Jake Shattuck Month ago +1

    Just hire the hack frauds to put together the next trilogy.
    Help us, RLM. You're Disney's only hope.

  • Mike
    Mike Month ago

    They definitely time traveled back to Return of the Jedi

  • Jeff Nichols
    Jeff Nichols Month ago +3

    Watching this after ROS's release, reveals that Rich "Nostradamus" Evans was dead-on with his prediction: "This is going to be terrible."

  • Kookle
    Kookle Month ago

    It was worse than all their predictions.

  • than217
    than217 Month ago +3

    7:13 He called it.

  • s bunch
    s bunch Month ago +4

    nothing in these predictions was nearly as stupid as the actual movie, even all the time travel bs

  • Red Star
    Red Star Month ago +1

    20:43 Rich the secret owner of Disney stealing ideas from better minds cought of film.

  • Applecrow
    Applecrow Month ago +3

    RoS filming ended in February 2019. Then this video comes out. Then we hear they are doing reshoots....

  • somebuddyX
    somebuddyX Month ago +1

    Luke Timewalker.

  • Sipher777 - Alex
    Sipher777 - Alex Month ago +2

    Rich’s laugh is fucking ethereal

    • cannon
      cannon Month ago

      I've heard Rich's laugh described by many people, but that's the best most accurate way I've heard it described lol.

  • Sipher777 - Alex
    Sipher777 - Alex Month ago +1

    Wait, so did JJ write a Spiderman comic or what?

  • Valmont334
    Valmont334 Month ago +4

    Time travel would honestly have been better, because none of the hints, none of them, were paid off. Deflector dish, etc. :(

  • Valmont334
    Valmont334 Month ago +3

    Consistent plot twist: Every one of their terrible predictions that ISN'T true, for the whole trilogy, is still better than what actually happens. They really ought to hire them to write a screenplay. Not even kidding.

  • darkwater124
    darkwater124 Month ago +40

    Rich did not predict that he would be wearing the same shirt 5 months later.