This very competent Star Wars Story may be more remembered for overcoming bad press than for anything that actually happens in the film.
They often say that the one thing a critic enjoys talking about more than something they love is something they hate.
Brian, Manu, and David go in-depth on Episode VIII. Spoilers ahoy.
Everyone say it with me, one more time: “The best Star Wars since Empire Strikes Back.” Okay? We’ve got that part down.
Hey, why not?
Manu, David, and Brian go in-depth on the new Star Wars spinoff, and their hopes for the future of the franchise. (Spoilers ahoy, obviously.)
We’ll probably have a full roundtable about Rogue One up in the next few days with full spoiler talk, but until then here’s my scattered first impression.
In the worst feature we’ll ever write, FOTS writers target classic films to be dashed against the rocks of cold-blooded criticism. Each of us apologizes for the poor taste of the others.
The Force Awakens is the fresh start you’ve been so desperately dreaming of, even when it isn’t perfect.
The Top Ten, featuring Battlefront, KOTOR, and more…