“Rogue One” Premiere Reactions Arrive

The world premiere of “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” took place in Los Angeles last night. Full reviews won’t go online until Tuesday morning, but non-spoilery social media reaction to the film is already flooding in.

The verdict is nothing short of spectacular with raves across the board. Almost everyone seems genuinely shocked at how good it turns out, teases many real surprises and a killer third act, and confirm the film’s very gritty tone. Many indicate it’s not just a better film than ‘The Force Awakens,’ it also feels more like a genuine “Star Wars” film.

Here’s a roundup of some reactions. The film opens in cinemas later this week: