Thank you, DigModiFicaTion. I watched this movie in the cinema and while I felt entertained, I felt a bit betrayed since I had such high hopes and was really excited, however I felt like watching a rip off of Episode IV, like many watchers did. This edit, however, made me care about the characters and what happens to them, I had to watch it all the way through. I love when an edit exposed what the makers of a movie wanted to achieve in the first place. To me, this edit makes the movie worth of being Star Wars.
The suspense of the identity of Kylo Ren was a great idea and it was beautiful edited
removing most of the humor was in my opinion a great choice
I really like this edit its defiantly better then the original
I highly recommend watching this version
A wonderful fanedit.
A week before watching Episode VIII, I wanted to watch Episode VII to refresh things. However, I usually prefer looking for a good fanedit instead of watching the original because "No film is without sin", and fanedits often take care of at least some of the sins.
Anyway, the fanedit is highly recommended. The narrative adjustments flow well, and many things make a lot more sense now (e.g., the first time we see Kylo Ren without his helmet).