It’s been exactly one week since the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens dropped on planet Earth—and the overall impact has been greater than that of any eevious movie preview known to man.
We’re not just talking clicks, although they’ve been record-setting. Those 88 seconds have already become a pop culture phenomena, inspiring countless spoofs, plot theories, breakdowns (both analytical and emotional). and even a few tattoos.
It’s telling that—at least in the realm of entertainment—Star Wars easily dominated all conversation during a week that included major revelations about the new 007 film, Spectre, a trailer reveal for the new Terminator
Genesee Gynecis Genisys, and word that Jared Leto, Will Smith, and Margot Robbie will headline a DC villains Suicide Squad movie.
The Star Wars news left all of them, much like the planet Alderaan, in the dust.
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