Phil’s Quick Capsule Review:
The danger is always that when you hype up a film to such a degree that it can only ever disappoint. And episode 7 its probably the most hyped film ever. To live up to this hype It would have to be special. It would have to deliver. And you know what – for the most part it does. The Force Awakens is the Star Wars films I wanted. Great new characters, throw backs to the great characters of old, a simple story, intrigue, a great bad guy and a plot that doesn’t feed you every little detail. It’s not perfect – far from it – BUT in spirit and execution this film delivers. It feels like a Star Wars film. It looks like a Star Wars film. It IS a Star Wars Films.
Best Bit: BB8!
Worth A Rewatch: Yes
If You Liked this Try: Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back
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Phil Hobden is the former Film Editor & Writer for renowned martial arts focused COMBAT MAGAZINE in the UK. He is also a filmmaker in his own right, having produced two cult Independent action films in LEFT FOR DEAD and TEN DEAD MEN. He was the host for the award nominated Filmsploitation podcast for 4 years, currently co-hosts Ross And Phil Talk Movies and is a writer/editor for his own blog Phil’s Quick Capsule Review…