Star Wars: The Force Awakens is Certified Fresh on Rotten Tomatoes With 97% Positive Reviews and An Impressive Critical Consensus

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If you're worried that Star Wars: The Force Awakens is going to be as disappointing as The Phatom Menace (You can watch the 1999 fan reactions here), you'd be relieved to hear that it was well received by most critics.

Star Wars: The Force Awakens got a certified fresh rating of 97% positive reviews on the aggregator site Rotten Tomatoes, with a delightful critical consensus:

"Packed with action and populated by both familiar faces and fresh blood, The Force Awakens successfully recalls the series' former glory while injecting it with renewed energy."

We'll post our review of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Epicstream soon, so stay tuned. I'm super excited to watch the movie, and I'm sure you are as well.

The Force Awakens opens in theaters on Friday.

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