★★★★★loved it/masterpiece ★★★★ very good ★★★good ★★ unremarkable ★waste of time
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So, the long awaited sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy has arrived. Star Wars The Force Awakens continues the story started by Lucas in 1977. Is it good? Yes. Is it as good is it could have been? No. It all boils down to one thing: sacrificing originality for the sake of nostalgia and safety. J.J. Abrams was appreciated for his revival of the Star Trek movies, so the expectations for the new Star Wars movie were high, sky-high.…
James Bond is back and Spectre arrives on the scene to make it a memorable return. Or does it? 2012’s Skyfall set a high standard for the 007 franchise, same as The Dark Knight did for Batman. Now, no one expected Spectre to be a failure, nor a Quantum of Solace replica, but all of us had high hopes. After killing Judy Dench‘s M and playing with James’s history in such a way, the introduction of SPECTRE was sure to…