The Book of Boba Fett (2021-): Season 1
Title: The Book of Boba Fett
Genre: Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi |
Seasons: 1 |
Runtime: 38 min/Episode
Creator: Jon Favreau
Starring: Temuera Morrisson, Ming-Na Wen, Pedro Pascal
Boba Fett is back; claiming Jabba the Hutt’s throne on Tatooine, the infamous bounty Hunter leads a life of fearful respect. You do as he says he’ll make your life a dream; cross him and you’re a dead man with no escape. But how long will Boba stay on the throne before someone steals it from him? Boba will reshape criminal life in the galaxy and lead a new wave of honour in overcoming the dishonourable system.
The Book of Boba Fett tries to spin off further the Mandalorians Saga in the context of a separate story. Boba Fett is not as interesting as the other. The slow-paced episode seven doesn’t enhance the appreciation of the characters. Even though it tries to emulate the spirit, I’m unable to connect deeply with the characters. He’s moving around as a monk, showing the true craftmanship of fighting. The series doesn’t have a plot.
Not really. There are just scenes connected to each other. There’s a lack of chemistry between Temuera Morrison and Ming-Na Wen. There’s no pathos or engagement in the story, no adventure where it’s so visible in The Mandalorian. Although there isn’t any interest, there’s neither a sense in the action sequences. They die out pretty quickly and do no harm to neither Boba Fett nor Fennec Shand.
As the story takes place after Return of the Jedi and follows Boba Fett around the galaxy namedropping old Star Wars references, to make the story active. Otherwise, the story would be fluid and interact with Tatooine. Mr Fett also spends a lot of time in the bathtub aka the Bacta tank. For some reason, Boba Fett needs to be stuck in a bathtub for half the episodes.
The acting is mediocre, the music could have been better and not have the unsettling noise all the time, like a scraping noise. The visual effects are occasionally good and other times not. There are some stupid ignorant one-liners that don’t fit. When the three final episodes come into fruition, The Mandalorian saves the series a little bit but not enough.