What critics are saying about the epic space opera, ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’, starring Harrison Ford, Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Lupita Nyong’o, Andy Serkis, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew and Max von Sydow.
The merits outweigh the flaws. The film features one of the most intense lightsabre battles we have seen in the franchise, the humour is well executed throughout, the characters have depth and an engaging background, and for once, the stormtroopers are considerably effective. Read the complete movie review here.
Smartly paced and full of wit characteristic of the series, this film is a copybook exercise in storytelling. As it ends, you are already waiting for its sequel and some answers. Read the complete movie review here.
We finally have the worthy successor of the film that we saw in 1983; Lucas’s empire, via Abrams, has struck back. Read the complete movie review here.
‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ feels like the work of a very capable student, one who has studied his subject so diligently and thoroughly that he knows what to do and what to avoid. Read the complete movie review here.
The Force Awakens is ridiculous and melodramatic and sentimental of course, but exciting and brimming with energy and its own kind of generosity. Read the complete movie reviewhere.
The good news is that the reboot turns out to be a thoroughly invigorating affair, much more compelling than the “prequel trilogy” that began with The Phantom Menace in 1999. Read the complete movie review here.
‘The Force Awakens’ feels disarmingly swift and light on its feet, possessed of a comic sensibility that embraces contemporary wisecrackery and earnest humor in equal measure. Read the complete movie review here.