I did not go into the documentary The Skywalker Legacy expecting an unvarnished look at how Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker became such a mess. That’s not the story Disney or Lucasfilm wants to tell about their properties, and it doesn’t matter that Rise of Skywalker made over a billion dollars worldwide. The narrative needed to be “this is a victory lap” and so the documentary adheres to that belief. The result is a film where you get occasional glimpses at a neat thing during the production but mostly it’s a parade of people saying how …

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