Last night I finally managed to clear enough of the work backlog to be able to take time off today and see the new Star Wars film. As pretty much everyone else has said, it is most definitely a Star Wars film.
Of course that means that the science is non-existent, the plot is silly and full of gaping holes, and some of the dialog is excruciating. But it also means I laughed, I cried, and I wished I had gone to see it with Kevin because there are soppy bits.
Also I now understand why all of the dudebros are so upset. They get a character that they can totally identify with, and the commie pinko faggot feminazi scriptwriters go and make him a villain.
Oh, and Lupita totally stole the show. Loved her character.