Despite Losing the Revolutionary War, the UK Gets to Watch Star Wars: The Last Jedi a Day Early – Slate Magazine (blog)
Yes, the army that denied American troops the honours of war at the Siege of Charlestown now gets to check in with Rey, Kylo Ren, Captain Phasma, General Hux, Poe Dameron, and other Star Wars favorites on Thursday, Dec. 14, 2017. The forces of liberty and representational government, on the other hand? Friday, Dec. 15! This is not the future our Founding Fathers envisioned when they pledged their lives, their fortunes, and their sacred honor to each other back in 1776.