STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – Review by Diane Carson

Director/co-writer J.J. Abrams reports intense apprehension about taking on the ninth (and last) chapter in the latest Star Wars trilogy. At the helm, Abrams and the hundreds who contributed their talents to this much-anticipated endeavor present a worthy addition to the saga. Flawless editing flashes through breathtaking action sequences with zing and flair, animating skirmishes while enjoyably increasing most fans’ blood pressure.

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STAR WARS: THE RISE OF SKYWALKER – Review by Susan Granger

After George Lucas sold the Star Wars franchise to Disney, J.J. Abrams masterminded the final three ‘origin story’ episodes, introducing desert scavenger-turned-Jedi Rey and First Order Supreme Leader Kylo Ren – a.k.a. Ben Solo – under Sith Emperor Palpatine . This installment begins a year after The Last Jedi. Stormtrooper-turned-Resistance fighter Finn and spice-smuggling ace pilot Poe Dameron have been sent to search the galaxy for potential allies.

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AWFJ Movie of the Week, December 15 – December 21 – STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS

Opening December 18, AWFJ’s Movie of the Week is Star Wars: The Force Awakens, a film which surely needs no introduction other than to say it’s the latest instalment in the classic sci-fi franchise, helmed by JJ Abrams Read on…

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