The First Reactions to Solo: A Star Wars Story Are (Mostly) Very, Very Good

Chewbacca and Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) get settled in their new ship, the Millennium Falcon.
Chewbacca and Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) get settled in their new ship, the Millennium Falcon.
Image: Lucasfilm

The first reviewers have just seen Solo: A Star Wars Movie, and the social media reactions are here! We’ll know even more when the review embargo breaks on May 15—and, of course, everyone can make up their own mind when the film’s out May 25—but for now, here’s the early Twitter buzz.

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There are a few complaints (mostly about pacing), as you’ll see... but most of the lucky audience members seemed to have a great time.

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Solo: A Star Wars Story opens Friday, May 25.

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Again, is anybody surprised that the people that got to see a Star Wars movie first are saying it’s good? Would they really say otherwise?