‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’: First Reactions from the World Premiere

The third and final film in Disney’s latest Star Wars trilogy, “The Rise of Skywalker,” had its world premiere Monday night in Los Angeles with audience members rushing to Twitter to share their thoughts.The official review embargo for “Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker” lifts on Wednesday, Dec.

18, at 12:01 a.m.


The social embargo, however, broke immediately after the first screening.Members of the press, including film critics and reporters, had positive-to- mixed reactions of J.J.

Abrams’ latest installment, which stars Daisy Ridley, Adam Driver, John Boyega and Oscar Isaac.“‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ is certainly the most convoluted Star Wars,” Uproxx’s Mike Ryan wrote.

“There is a lot I liked, but the first half gets so bogged down with exposition and new plot and doodads and beacons and transmitters, it feels like it should have been three movies on its own.

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