Average User Score: 6.9Dec 19, 2015This review contains spoilers, click expand to view. I'm torn between it creating a new universe and new characters and the fact that it was a fun action packed nostalgia ride recreating the same excitement that I felt when I first watched New Hope.
Deep down I wanted Mara, Ben Skywalker, the solo childern (Jaina, Jacen, and Anakin) I wanted the legends universe. I'm just going to be hopeful that will come sometime in the future and embrace this Canon for what it is. At the end I was still drawn in emotionally and excited for the next installment. This movie was fun, had fresh twist built on the foundation of what made the original trilogy great.
An Oscar winner... no, but a fun movie to get set your imagination on fire with "what if"s and "Where will it go"s. If you like Star Wars/sci-fi go see this movie, I know I plan on going again.… Expand
Average User Score: 8.0Dec 14, 2012This movie was great representation of the book. II found myself worried going to see it with all the bad press, but now I can't wait for theThis movie was great representation of the book. II found myself worried going to see it with all the bad press, but now I can't wait for the next installments. After reading the story countless times I could have gone without the extra character building in the beginning, but didn't find it unnecessary with people new to the story. If you like the book this is a must see, at least once. If you haven't read the book... well that is just sad, it is only 250 pages, go read it :)… Expand