It’s a mixed bag.
As you might expect, it’s a somewhat mixed reaction. With the job of bringing an entire nine-film saga to a close, there’s a lot of expectation on Rise of Skywalker to deliver a satisfying conclusion to the iconic sci-fi franchise, but obviously this means different things to different people.
This film was always going to split opinion, so bear that in mind while you look through the first reactions below:
Star Wars: Rise of Skywalker hits cinemas on December 19th in the UK, and December 20th in the US.