Today I went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens. And while it was an enjoyable film, full of pretty much exactly the sorts of things a Star Wars film should have – space battles, lightsabre fights, and so on – there were some things that really stood out when I’d had a little time to think about it, which undermined the story quite significantly.
This post contains major spoilers, so if you don’t want the film spoiled, do not read.
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We’ve been waiting a while for this one. When Disney bought the Star Wars franchise a few years ago we knew there would be more films. I was never quite sure what to expect, though. Would they be better or worse than the prequels? Would they be Disneyfied? Which beloved elements would be kept true to form – and which exploited for cheap recognisability? Would the creators have learned lessons from the prequels?
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