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Star Wars: The Force Awakens | J.J. Abrams

December 16, 2015
Star Wars: The Force Awakens (2015)

At one point in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a much-older Han Solo (Harrison Ford, more engaged here than in a very long while) tells some new characters, “It’s true: the Force, the Jedi…it’s all true.” That sort of gets to the heart of what was initially appealing about these films for so many: the opening up of a fantasy world and making something you wanted to believe in seem like a living, breathing place. If it excels at anything in…

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