Per a new survey, 63% of Star Wars fans expect The Force Awakens to be the franchise’s best movie yet. Oh, but wait – it gets better:
Just 15% of fans surveyed cited director J.J. Abrams as fueling their high hopes for “Force Awakens.” Most of the excitement surrounds VFX: 36% of respondents said “more advanced CGI” technology is a reason it will be the best “Star Wars” movie yet. Meanwhile, 25% cited a “more interesting story”; another 25% expect the movie to be “more true to the ‘Star Wars’ series”; and 14% pointed to a better cast.
Now, I’m cautiously optimistic about the new film, but it’s hard to side-eye this. I mean, it’s not like sky-high expectations have ever come to bite us in the ass before, right?
Oh, fandom. Never change.
6 Replies to “Hope springs eternal for Star Wars fans”
Reading this article was like a splash of cold water to the face. It reminded me of the anticipation I felt leading up to the release of Episode One. Now, I’m a little afraid….
I don’t think it’s wrong to be excited, but I think expecting ‘THE BEST STAR WARS EVEAAAAHHHH’ is a bit much. Better than ROTJ/AOTC/TPM, okay. But better than ESB? That bar is high.
best photo for this article ever.
I’m just sad I couldn’t find a GIF, really.
I cannot get over how much Daisy looks like Natalie Portman in this shot. Oh dear, am I fueling the fire? ;-)
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