Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 12/20/19
by Jon Turner
Ten years after the lesser Star Wars prequel trilogy wrapped up with the mostly solid if not perfect Revenge of the Sith, George Lucas' ever-popular space opera saga gets yet another trilogy in the making, this time in the hands of J.J.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 4/20/16
by The Rodent
We had 2 major battles at the end of this film instead of 3 but the choreography, mixed with the way the movie gets you to care, or hate, the characters involved makes the movie stand strong next to the other movies that came before it.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 1/24/16
Namely it's inability to be it's own idea, sure it's got new characters and a new setting but when you take a step back and look at it, it's essentially just A New Hope filled to the brim with references to the other Star Wars films.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 1/09/16
Throughout the entire movie I felt like the older characters represented the generation of people who had seen the movies tons of times, while the new protagonists were the new viewers, with The Force Awakens being their first movie.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 12/20/15
Being a film that is most definitely guaranteed a sequel above all others, The Force Awakens manages to tease out all manner of plot points with the unspoken promise that they will be resolved in later installments, but that also has the effect of making the film feel fundamentally incomplete beyond its status as the first installment in an epic trilogy.
Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens 12/19/15
If he hadnt done anything else, keeping the whole story arc of Lost together indicates that Abrams respects the need to have story telling and human characters as the core of a series, even if it is a techie, epic monster such as Star Wars.