Star Wars: The Last Jedi

critic Reviews

91% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score91%
  • Star Wars: The Last Jedi honors the saga's rich legacy while adding some surprising twists -- and delivering all the emotion-rich action fans could hope for.
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    Matthew RozsaSalon.com
    "Star Wars" is not "Breaking Bad," and the same narrative tricks that worked for the latter feel jarringly out of place in the former.
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    Leah PickettChicago Reader
    What's most interesting to me about The Last Jedi is Luke's return as the mentor rather than the student, grappling with his failure in this new role, and later aspiring to be the wise and patient teacher.
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    Jake WilsonThe Age (Australia)
    While The Last Jedi may not receive top marks for originality, the eighth official entry in the Star Wars saga is still one of the most entertaining blockbusters of the year...
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    Peter RainerChristian Science Monitor
    Fanatics will love it; for the rest of us, it's a tolerably good time.
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    Matthew LickonaSan Diego Reader
    The devoted will no doubt be delighted; for the rest, a resigned acceptance may be the safest path to enjoyment.
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    Calvin WilsonSt. Louis Post-Dispatch
    In a world bursting with flashy popcorn movies, there's still nothing quite like a "Star Wars" flick.
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    Paul SalfenAMFM Magazine
    Go see it on the biggest screen possible and let the little kid in you enjoy every moment of it.
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    Jorge Ignacio CastilloPlanet S Magazine
    Overall, this is a profoundly satisfying episode without apparent weak spots (it's a notch disjointed, but nothing unbearable): You'll laugh, cry and be in awe...
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    Chris McCoyMemphis Flyer
    It is the most visually stunning of the eight Star Wars films, the characters speak with the elegance and wit... and the acting is often outstanding. It is exciting, funny, cute, tense, melancholy, smart, goofy, unexpected, and occasionally profound.
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    Julian Lytleidobi.com
    The structure, at times, is similar to 30-minute episodes of a miniseries event that we're binge watching. And while some of the visual effects and cinematography are stunning, something is lacking overall.
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