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Star Wars

Episode VII, The Force Awakens

DVD - 2016
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As Kylo Ren and the sinister First Order rise from the ashes of the Empire, Luke Skywalker is missing when the galaxy needs him most. It's up to Rey, a desert scavenger, and Finn, a defecting stormtrooper, to join forces with Han Solo and Chewbacca in a desperate search for the one hope of restoring peace to the galaxy.


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Feb 01, 2018

okay movie, love all the falcon action. the last jedi is a lot better though.

Jan 30, 2018

Formulaic. I have hope for the new characters, however.

Jan 05, 2018

Amazing characters, but too similar to Episode IV :( I expected better from J.J. Abrams. A lot better, actually. I feel like he's finally losing his edge as a film director.

Nicely cast, nicely acted.

But hey, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi just came out and it is AWESOME! So different from the rest of the Star Wars movies! Can't wait until the library catalogue acquires it, and I will write an extensive comment on all the good things about it! :)

Dec 26, 2017

A different way of telling the same story. Reminded me of the first movie.

Dec 19, 2017

Pretty good movie. There are other stories in the Star Wars Expanded Universe to movies on. Such as a Star Wars: The Force Unleashed,Star Wars: The Force Unleashed II and Star Wars: Knights Of The Old Republic movie. PLEASE LET THIS HAPPEN GEORGE LUCAS

Dec 08, 2017

waaaaaaaaaaaaay worse than all the prequels combined.
i'm a huge fan of star wars but all the characters are boring, Rey is a mary sue, Finn could be removed from the movie, the death of Han Solo was seen from a mile away, Rey was made to make star wars have a "strong female character"(who is Leia?), Luke decided to run away and wallow in self pity for messing up once, Kylo is an edgelord, Jakku is discount Tatooine, there's no way that the "First Order" could get funds to turn a planet into a worse deathstar, the movie focuses way too much on comedy and slapstick humor, Leia ignored Chewie in favour of comforting Rey and the worst part of it? SO MUCH CG, we were promised practical effects but all we got were disgusting CG monstrosities.
don't waste the money or the time to watch this.

Oct 13, 2017

DO NOT READ comments, major SPOILERS

Aug 17, 2017

Watching this in the theater was an incredible experience; it felt like watching Star Wars for the very first time. Seeing it a second time however made me not only feel like I'd seen this movie twice, but that I'd also watched Star Wars for about the 20th time, because it basically is a modernized retelling of Star Wars, just with better graphics and less whining.

Aug 05, 2017

this movie was a remake of a new hope. so there's the bad guys...blah blah blah then there's the good guys blah blah blah!! then the good guys blow up the imperial base BOOM! BANG! KA-POW! same as a new hope.'s a pretty good movie except for the plot. I think rogue one is a lot better than this movie but that's just my opinion.

Jul 25, 2017

When I first saw this movie, I fell in with the hype train along with everyone else. The same thing happened when I first saw each of the three prequels. Anyone who is a fan of the original trilogy is likely going to be so hungry for more SW so anything seems great. But much like the prequels, once you go back and watch, you notice the flaws. Don't get me wrong, this isn't anywhere near as bad as the first two prequels (the third, for all its flaws, was still pretty good. Too bad Lukas didn't start at that point!), it's not great. It suffers from a bad case of J.J. Abrams. The story doesn't answer any questions the audience has, and worst, asks a lot more questions to be answered down the line. Essentially, it's LOST. The story needed to spell out what happened to the Empire and the Rebellion. It needed to tell us what happened to Luke, Leia and the gang. We get glimpses of what they are currently doing, but little on what happened after ESB. That's not good storytelling when you're making a sequel. Maybe if the new story were set hundreds of years after the original (ala Sanderson's Mistborn trilogies), that would be understandable. Not while most of the original characters are still alive and active.

Aside from that, it was still a good movie. The stories of Finn, Rey and Poe are enjoyable to watch (even if their backstories start and end with blanks), and they all have good chemistry interacting. With Rey we get another female hero who doesn't need rescuing. In Finn we get a rogue character looking to change his ways after experiencing a moral enlightenment. In Poe we get,, a really good starfighter? In Kylo we get a 'young Anakin' disturbed, fit throwing villain. What we don't get is to find out what or who was the awakening referring to? Or whether both Rey and Finn are both force sensitive or just Rey (Kylo sensed him in the force twice before being aware he defected, and Finn briefly held him in the lighsaber duel)?

A really good SW movie. Not as amazing as the original trilogy, but better than Ep1 or 2,
probably equal to Ep3 and not quite as good as Rogue One.

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Feb 11, 2018

"Tell that to Kanjiklub." - Bala-Tik (with a Scottish accent)

Feb 11, 2018

"Han Solo, you're a dead man." - Bala-Tik (with a Scottish accent)

Jan 30, 2018

Han Solo: This map's not complete. It's just a piece. Ever since Luke disappeared, people have been looking for him.

Rey: Why did he leave?

Han Solo: He was training a new generation of Jedi. One boy, an apprentice, turned against him, destroyed it all. Luke felt responsible. He just walked away from everything.

Finn: Do you know what happened to him?

Han Solo: A lot of rumors. Stories. People that knew him best think he went looking for the first Jedi temple.

Rey: The Jedi were real?

Han Solo: I used to wonder about that myself. Thought it was a bunch of mumbo-jumbo. A magical power holding together good and evil, the dark side and the light. Crazy thing is... it's true. The Force. The Jedi... All of it... It's all true.

Aug 08, 2017

May the Force be with you

Aug 08, 2017

"wow chewie, this thing really does work"--han solo talking about chewbacca's bowcaster.

May 04, 2016

Tons of quotes in IMDb:

Mar 23, 2016

Rey: [Trying to use the Force to compel the guard] You will remove these restraints and leave this cell with the door open.
Stormtrooper JB-007: What did you say?
Rey: You will remove these restraints and leave this cell with the door open.
Stormtrooper JB-007: I will tighten these restraints, scavenger scum!
Rey: [Concentrating harder] You will remove these restraints and leave this cell with the door open.
Stormtrooper JB-007: I will remove these restraints and leave this cell with the door open.
[he does so]
Rey: And you will drop your weapon.
Stormtrooper JB-007: And I'll drop my weapon.

Rey: [to Kylo Ren] You... you're afraid... that you will never be as strong as Darth Vader!

Maz Kanata: Han Solo! Where's my boyfriend?
Han Solo: Chewie's working on the ship.
Maz Kanata: I like that Wookiee.

Finn: Hey, Solo. I'm not sure what we're walking into here...
Han Solo: Did you just call me "Solo"?

Chewbacca: [growls]
Han Solo: Oh really, you're cold

Dec 28, 2015

That's not how the force works--Han Solo


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Feb 15, 2018

Violence: Sci-fi action and violence.

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