The world premiere of Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens took place last night in Hollywood, California! The event saw the attendance of the entire cast and crew, along with many other celebrities and fans, most of whom had yet to see the film itself. After the first official screening of The Force Awakens ended a slew of short, spoiler free reviews began to hit the Internet giving all of us our first solid answer to the question "is it good?" An almost unanimous "yes" has resounded from all who have seen the movie. Of course the are hundreds of reviews across the web, but we decided to give you a taste of what people are saying by collecting some of these reactions from several folks, most of whom are related to the Star Wars saga in various ways. You can check those out below:
Clare Grant - Voice of Lattz Razzi in Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Kyle Newman - Director of Fanboys
Amy Hennig - Design director of an upcoming Star Wars video game
J.J. nailed it. #StarWarsForceAwakens is wonderful.— Amy Hennig (@amy_hennig) December 15, 2015
Patton Oswalt - Actor
JJ did it. #StarWarsForceAwakens— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) December 15, 2015
And without spoiling it, I can say that #StarWarsForceAwakens has the BEST final shot of any Star Wars film. Wow.— Patton Oswalt (@pattonoswalt) December 15, 2015
Anthony Breznican - Senior writer at Entertainment Weekly
I'll say this to non-spoiler about #StarWars #TheForceAwakens. You'll laugh more than you expect. And you'll be hit harder than you expect.— Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) December 15, 2015
Corey Vidal - YouTuber
Chris Hardwick - CEO of Nerdist
No spoilers but #TheForceAwakens is beyond amazing. Truly. It was an emotional experience that exceeded my hopes!!! https://t.co/DX8L8qH9sf— Chris Hardwick (@hardwick) December 15, 2015
Chris Taylor - Deputy editor at Mashable, author of How Star Wars Conquered The Universe
I got chills. I got goosebumps. I laughed. I teared up. #TheForceAwakens— Chris Taylor (@FutureBoy) December 15, 2015
Were there flaws? Sure. Did they matter? Not one bit. The movie's heart is in the right place. It's 100% pure #starwars. #TheForceAwakens— Chris Taylor (@FutureBoy) December 15, 2015
One non-spoiler thing I forgot to say: great cantina music, @Lin_Manuel!— Chris Taylor (@FutureBoy) December 15, 2015
Stephen Sansweet - Owner, curator of Rancho Obi-Wan
Matt Martin - Manager of Digital Content and Community Relations at Lucasfilm.
In addition, the BBC caught reactions from various fans, some of which had been waiting outside the TCL Chinese Theatre for days and were invited into the premiere. You can hear their reviews here!
In just a few days we will have all had a chance to see in and give our thoughts, it's going to be incredible!
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