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Star Wars: The Last Jedi Reviews - Read The First Reactions Here

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The first people to see Star Wars: The Last Jedi are taking to Twitter to deliver their verdicts on the on the forthcoming film. Full reviews won't be up for a few more days, but critics fresh out of the cinemas are offering their two cents, and we've gathered them up for you.

So far it seems The Last Jedi is faring well with critics. In a series of tweets, EW's Anthony Breznican said The Last Jedi "may be the first Star Wars movie that's not just about growing up, but also about growing old."

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IGN's Joshua Yehl was equally as enthused about The Last Jedi.

Terri Schwartz, meanwhile, praised the performances of The Last Jedi's cast.'s James Viscardi went as far as saying The last Jedi is a new benchmark for the series.

From what we can gather, The Last Jedi may live up to expectations. GameSpot's Star Wars: The Last Jedi review will go up soon, and we'll have plenty of video coverage on the site too. If you need more Star Wars right now, be sure to check out the latest international trailer and you can also see how Leia became a general from A New Hope to The Last Jedi. The movie will also show how Finn and Poe's relationship advances but won't dwell on a major death from The Force Awakens.

Looking further ahead for the blockbuster film franchise, JJ Abrams--who was hired to helm the ninth film in the Star Wars saga after director Colin Trevorrow left the project--said he wants Episode IX to "take [viewers] places that they haven't gone [before]."

Star Wars: The Last Jedi hits theaters on December 17. Its sequel, Star Wars: Episode IX, releases on December 20, 2019. Between those two movies, Solo--the Han Solo standalone film--will debut on May 25, 2018. You can read our full The Last Jedi review for much more.

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