Star Wars: The Force Awakens

I don’t want you skimming paragraphs trying to find the sentence where I say it’s good, so here it is. Star Wars: The Force Awakens is a spectacularly good movie. Now, explaining why it’s good is the real uphill battle. The hype has been ridiculous. If do-overs existed for movies, then The Force Awakens is pretty much the do-over for 1999’s The Phantom Menace. It’s been a decade since our last Star Wars movie, and arguably three times that since one that wasn’t a heavily-qualified “good.” read the rest of the article