Young Han Solo finds adventure when he joins a gang of galactic smugglers, including a 196-year-old Wookie named Chewbacca. Indebted to the gangster Dryden Vos, the crew devises a daring plan to travel to the mining planet Kessel to steal a batch of valuable coaxium. In need of a fast ship, Solo meets Lando Calrissian,… [Read More]
With the release of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY, Disney wants to take you back in time to meet a young Han Solo before he even thinks about joining the Rebellion. However, with struggling box office receipts, even they were left reeling by the film’s mixed response. (Could there actually be a Star Wars film… [Read More]
Has the Star Wars franchise peaked? Is it running out of steam? If you listen to some of the voices in the fan base, or certain critics, you begin to get that impression. I don’t think so. On FilmRejects.com, Max Covill states the film “didn’t connect with audiences.” I’ll address that assertion in a moment…. [Read More]
A long time ago, in a galaxy far far away…. Lucasfilm/Disney are now 4 films in on their revitalized Star Wars plans. The plans so far have been clear: Honor the past while looking toward the future and a new generation. Star Wars purists have had mixed reaction to the new canon, but there is… [Read More]
The newest addition to the Star Wars canon is Solo: A Star Wars Story. The question that needs to be asked is will Han Solo’s backstory improve our understanding of the overarching story, or just feed our hunger for all things Star Wars?