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Star Wars Episode 7: The Force Awakens
(Note: The first 15 minutes of our episode are spoiler free. Don’t worry, an alert will sound to warn of impending spoils for those of you who haven’t seen the film yet.)
We usually try to come up with a witty title to demonstrate our unique feelings regarding whatever we are reviewing. But in the wake of seeing Star Wars VII: the Force Awakens, all I can say is WOW! Is it perfect? Probably not. But is it perfect for the time and the place we saw it and for being the kind of fans we are, YES. It was perfect!
I’m sure that as the days and months go by and as we see more viewings, we will dissect and question all kinds of things, but right now as a singular movie viewing experience we will rank it as one of the best since we started Anomaly for sure.
The Force Awakens is the Star Wars film we have been waiting for. Practical effects, witty dialogue, a female protagonist, nods to the best things about the preceding movies, surprises, action, storytelling that gets you right in the feels. It was a fun ride, and we can’t wait for more.
If you like this episode, you may also enjoy these posts: Does Rogue One Measure Up?, The Phantom Menace: The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Attack of the Clones: Anakin the Creepy Creeper, Revenge of the Sith: Subtile as a Frat Party and Star Wars: Return of the Jedi . Please scroll down for our archived Star Wars: A New Hope and The Empire Strikes Back episodes.