It’s almost here: The end of the Skywalker saga that began its stealthy takeover of pop culture all the way back in 1977, and has since changed both sci-fi and blockbuster movies forever. The Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker world premiere has just ended, and critics are sharing their (spoiler-free) reactions now!
Here’s an initial roundup of what people are saying—and it’s a surprisingly mixed bag. Starting us off, our own Germain Lussier:
Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker officially opens Friday, December 20.
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