After ranking in $45 million on its opening night and garnering a certified fresh rating of 93% on Rotten Tomatoes, it looks as though Star Wars: The Last Jedi is poised to be just as successful with critics and at the box office as most of its previous entries in the saga. However, earlier today the newest chapter in the saga has yet another accolade to add.
Earlier today the Critics’ Choice Awards announced that Star Wars: The Last Jedi has received the renowned Critic’s Choice Seal Of Distinction. This award is notably eminent as the Critics’ Choice Awards are bestowed annually by the Broadcast Film Critics Association and Broadcast Television Journalists Association to honor the finest cinematic and televised achievements. You can check out their tweet announcing the award below.
Congratulations to the cast & crew of @starwars: The Last Jedi. The film has earned the Critics' Choice Seal of Distinction. #CriticsChoice | #TheLastJedi | #StarWarsTheLastJedi pic.twitter.com/oQHKnOBmgt
— Critics' Choice (@CriticsChoice) December 15, 2017
Being awarded a Critics’ Choice Awards Seal of Distinction is a prominent achievement for any film in its field, leaving fans and critics to wonder if we could possibly be seeing some forthcoming Academy Award nominations for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi.
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“In Lucasfilm’s Star Wars: The Last Jedi, the Skywalker saga continues as the heroes of The Force Awakens join the galactic legends in an epic adventure that unlocks age-old mysteries of the Force and shocking revelations of the past.”
Written and directed by Rian Johnson, the film stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Adam Driver, Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac, Andy Serkis, Lupita Nyong’o, Domhnall Gleeson, Anthony Daniels, Gwendoline Christie, Kelly Marie Tran, Laura Dern and Benicio del Toro.
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10 Moments From ‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ That Blew Our Minds
Star Wars: The Last Jedi is finally here and the internet is exploding with glee. Not only is the movie a competent sequel that does a great job on building things up from The Force Awakens, but it’s also packed with awesome moments. The humor, action and set pieces culminate in an awesome movie jammed full of moments that will make audiences hum for years to come.
Beware, this article is packed full of The Last Jedi spoilers! It’s nearly impossible to talk about a movie’s coolest moments without mentioning a few plot points, so please, if you haven’t seen the movie yet wait and come back to this article! These moments will be enjoyable on repeat watches, but they are at their most exciting and awesome when they are a total surprise to the audience!
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