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“Star Wars: The Last Jedi” offers action and pleasing plot twists

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NEW YORK  — Despite the high price of a movie ticket these days, patrons are unlikely to come away from a showing of the engrossing sci-fi epic “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” (Disney) feeling shortchanged.

Vast in scale and operatic in intensity, this 152-minute visit to that galaxy far, far away is both satisfying and, for the most part, family-friendly. Read more »

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New ‘Star Wars’ villains not evil enough, says Vatican movie critic

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VATICAN CITY (CNS) — “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” broke box office records and restored a new hope in the franchise to the delight of fans worldwide with a few exceptions, including the Vatican’s newspaper.
Emilio Ranzato, author and frequent movie critic for L’Osservatore Romano, wrote Dec. 18 that the first installment of the sequel trilogy was “confusing and vague,” but he reserved his harshest criticism for the film’s new villains. Read more »

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‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ gets the job done

December 17th, 2015 Posted in Movies Tags: , , , , ,

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With “Star Wars: The Force Awakens,” the most popular series in film history resurfaces after a 10-year hiatus. Read more »

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