'Star Wars: The Force Awakens' gets praise from Marvel

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Star Wars creator George Lucas (L) and director JJ Abrahms pose at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California December 14, 2015.
Star Wars creator George Lucas (L) and director JJ Abrahms pose at the premiere of "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" in Hollywood, California December 14, 2015. Reuters/Kevork Djansezian

“Star Wars: The Force Awakens” has been widely talked about since the past few weeks nearing up to its release later today. The Force is indeed strong with the latest sequel to the “Star Wars” saga, and even Marvel has joined in on the online craze.

Marvel Entertainment, through its official Twitter page, has posted a classic “Star Wars” poster to congratulate the people behind the success of the “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

 

 

According to Cinema Blend, Marvel’s tweet comes as a support to show that all members under Disney belong to the same family. “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is after all produced by Disney and Lucasfilm. Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy” is also supported by Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures.

Congratulations are indeed necessary for the J.J. Abrams film after early reviews gave the movie mostly positive remarks. Among those who’ve had an early viewing of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” commented to Marvel’s tweet to share their opinions about the film.

 

 

 

 

Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a 95 percent rating with a 99 percent vote on people still wanting to see the movie. According to Fandango, “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” also had the most tickets sold for any movie during its entire theatrical run. It beat “Jurassic World,” which was at the number one spot, and also toppled the ticket sales for “The Hunger Games,” “The Hunger Games: Catching Fire” and “Avengers: Age of Ultron.”

In a statement posted by Deadline, Fandango President Paul Yanover said the ticketing demand for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” was “truly unprecedented.”

“The Force Awakens is a genuine cultural phenomenon. It is Fandango’s top-selling movie of all time, even before it has even hit theater screens. It’s great to see that all fans can enjoy the ‘Star Wars’ experience, as our theater partners continue to add new screens and new showtimes every day,” he said.

“Star Wars” creator George Lucas, who spearheaded the success of the “Star Wars” film saga, has also praised the movie. The 71-year old talked about how great it is to see the new instalment to the canon back on screen once again during an interview on the red carpet premiere of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” in London.

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