Star Wars: The Force Awakens review

This was actually pretty good for the most part. The real stars of the movie of course were Rey and BB-8. It really was a well constructed reboot of classic Star Wars saga and certainly kept true to form. 

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The theatrical poster

The cinematography was excellent especially the compositing of the crashed star destroyer in the desert that really gave an excellent sense of scale.  The film certainly left a large number of open questions about the characters but that probably is a good thing for further movies. 

The initial scenes did seem a little reminiscent of the begin scenes of the terminator movies with the use of darkness and drop ships with search lights running through a village. 

Watched this at ANUfg and they even had a few storm troopers at the opening while we waited for the film to start which added to the fun. 

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Storm Troopers at ANUfg screening of the Force Awakens. image: R.Conan-Davies

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