Star Wars: The Last Jedi

critic Reviews

90% Certified Fresh Tomatometer Score90%
  • 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.
  • Rotten Tomatometer Score
    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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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    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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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    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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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    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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    CJ SheuReview Film Review
    In Which the Force, Having Awakened, Gets Some Badly Needed Coffee
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    Yasser MedinaCinemaficionados
    Its aesthetics adds a different proposal to the Star Wars formula, in which it balances pompous action and moving moments very well with self-reference and humor. [Full review in Spanish]
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  • Fresh Tomatometer Score
    Dan TaborPhawker
    The Last Jedi isn't perfect but is easily everything a Star Wars fan could want that expands the SW universe into bold new realms while deftly invoking the films we love and remember from a long, long time ago in a galaxy far, far away.
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    Steven ProkopyThird Coast Review
    Writer-director Rian Johnson has done a remarkable job making The Last Jedi a film that somehow both stands on its own and fits wonderfully into an ongoing journey.
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