Friday, April 17, 2015

Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer – A Return to the Series' Strengths

By Sam Thielman
Star Wars: The Force Awakens posters made by fans could be official
HOLLYWOOD---The new Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer, unveiled on Thursday, makes the upcoming JJ Abrams-directed sequel look like a lengthy love letter to every series fan who hasn’t stopped complaining since 1999’s The Phantom Menace. From the dogfight inside the ruined hulk of a crash-landed Imperial Star Destroyer to the not-quite-a-surprise appearance in the last moments of the trailer of Han and Chewie, there’s not an uncomfortably racialized alien or a tousle-headed child in sight. [link]