LIGHT YEARS AHEAD: Fans dressed up for the Star Wars: The Last Jedi's screening in London
Cinemagoers backed up rave reviews by critics after packing midnight screenings of The Last Jedi across the country.
Fans dressed in full costume clapped, cheered and gasped throughout the latest instalment of the sci-fi saga.
At London’s Odeon Leicester Square, Cameron Longer, 19, said: “It was incredible, it was a rollercoaster.
“A lot of things you didn’t see coming, so credit to the storytellers.”
EXCITED: Fans dressed in full costume clapped, cheered and gasped throughout the film
And on Twitter a fan wrote: “The Last Jedi is like no Star Wars movie ever.
“So much to digest, but pretty sure I loved it.”
Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill and Brit co-stars Gwendoline Christie and John Boyega talk about the film on tonight’s Graham Norton Show on BBC One.
The excitement comes as NASA confirmed the film will be shown in space to astronauts.
BEST: Fans are backing up reviews by critics acclaiming the film
STAR TALKS: Luke Skywalker actor Mark Hamill will talk about the film at the Graham Norton Show
The Hollywood blockbuster will be shown on the International Space Station.
NASA spokesman Dan Huot said: “(I) can confirm the crew will be able to watch it on orbit.
“Don’t have a definite timeline yet.
“They typically get movies as digital files and play them back on a laptop or a standard projector that is currently aboard.”
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