12 Reasons Star Wars: The Force Awakens Is A Disappointment

10. Poe Dameron Feels Like A Third Wheel

Though The Force Awakens' strongest suit is arguably its characterisation of Rey and Finn, the third protagonist, legendary pilot Poe Dameron, feels a little underserved by comparison. He has a significant part early in the movie as he's kidnapped and Finn helps him escape, then he disappears for a lengthy portion of the film after the TIE Fighter crashes and reappears later in an X-Wing, during which time Rey and Finn get decidedly more time to develop as characters. Considering that Poe was marketed as the third protagonist, he feels much more like a supporting character than any of the original trilogy characters, a likeable presence no doubt, but one whose absence was very noticeable.
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