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‘Star Wars: Episode VII’ gets a title

Courtesy of Lucasfilm

JJ Abrams’ addition to the famed science fiction franchise has completed principal photography, Disney and Lucasfilm announced today while also debuting the film’s official title. The latest entry, previously referred to simply as “Episode VII,” will be called “Star Wars: the Force Awakens.” News on the much-anticipated sequel is rare and hard to come by, so even a four-word sentence counts as a big deal.

Now for the really important part: snarky reactions and debate about whether the new name is a good sign or a bad sign. Hopefully this won’t be another “Phantom Menace.” Here are some of the best knee-jerk reactions:

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