That’s just how generations are
But generations are like that, and if I teach long enough, I’m confident that future pupils will say that the sequels are their favorite, with The Last Jedi being their Empire Strikes Back.
Because it’s what they’ve always known. I don’t know why, but I believe those sentiments will work their way up from the bottom. In fact, even if fans of Star Wars appear to hate it, I believe they really adore the film. This new generation will turn haters into lovers in that manner, which is why I’m finishing on my last point.