Star Wars the Force Awakens review!
A continuation of the saga created by George Lucas and set thirty years after Star Wars: Episode VI - Return of the Jedi (1983).
Director: J.J. Abrams
Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, J.J. Abrams,
Release Date: Dec 2015
Update: 12-21-2015 Star Wars the Force Awakens is set to have the biggest film opening ever and is expected to rake in over $517 million globally in its opening weekend. The previous opening weekend record was Jurassic World which opened to $208.8 million.
Update: 12-28-2015 Star Wars the Force Awakens has become the fastest film to break a billion dollars in revenue.
- Rotten Tomatoes - Scored 97% (As of Dec 16th) - Critics Consensus: Packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series' former glory while injecting it with renewed energy.
- Hollywood Reporter -Todd McCarthy- 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' Review: A Blast of Energy For the Franchise
- Newark Star-Ledger - Stephen Whitty - The Force is strong in this one
- Forbes - Mark Hughes - Star Wars has returned to us again, and it brings us a wonderful gift: a brand new chapter, mixing old and new elements, original and new cast, in [an] amazing picture.
- Forbes - Scott Mendelson - It is not a little disheartening to see this new 'Star Wars' installment not blazing its own path but rather chasing its tail and rehashing its former glories for our approval.
- Guardian - Jordan Hoffman - Its script is ludicrous, riddled with coincidences and a fealty to existing text that a less forgiving person might call lazy. Yet I can't wait to see it again.
STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS is a strong, promising kickoff. As a standalone, I'd rank it #3 in the series.— Josh Lincoln Dickey (@JLDlite) December 15, 2015
"This will begin to make things right" is the first line of spoken dialogue in STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS, and I suppose that is true.— Josh Lincoln Dickey (@JLDlite) December 15, 2015
What an amazing night. pic.twitter.com/a9AeLBqxtb— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) December 15, 2015
Star Wars: The Force Awakens spoke to my every emotion. Most of them good, a few not, but overall it was an amazing, overwhelming experience— Germain Lussier (@GermainLussier) December 15, 2015
You are NOT ready! Forget what you think you know about #TheForceAwakens. I can't wait to see it again this weekend! pic.twitter.com/tvYaMZpYSn— Nathan Best (@Nathan_Best) December 15, 2015
Out of Star Wars: The Force Awakens. This about sums it up: pic.twitter.com/BPECdYffYy— Eric Vespe (@EricVespe) December 15, 2015
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