If you're even a casual fan of the Star Wars franchise, Thursday was a great day. A new trailer has been released for Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens and it's all sorts of awesome.

Yes, that's Darth Vader's mask at the 38 second mark. The movie is set to be released around Christmas. I don't know if I can wait that long.

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