SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (Theatrical Release USA 2018)

Ben Meyers’ rating: 4.6|5.0 Starsìììì

Solo: A Star Wars Story—all the bells and whistles of a typical Star Wars film—wins on special effects and on the superb casting choice of Alden Ehrenriech as Han Solo. The film does not have the same spirit or force as George Lucas had when presenting the original 6 films of this series. While Director Ron Howard tries, this film seems unrelated to the Star Wars series and must be evaluated as a stand-alone film. It is worth watching and has high entertainment value due to good action scenes and a fair storyline.

Storyline

Han Solo and Chewbaca develop their relationship before joining the rebellion.

Additional Thanks

Thank you to Director Ron Howard for directing effort. Thank you to Executive Producers Lawrence Kasdan, Phil Lord, Jason D. McGatlin, and Christopher Miller for making the film possible. Additional characters/cast include: Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich), Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo), Beckett (Woody Harrelson), Qi’ra (Emilia Clarke), Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover), Val (Thandie Newton), L3-37 (Phoebe Waller-Bridge), Dryden Vox (Paul Bettany), Rio Durant (voice of Jon Favreau), Enfys Nest (Erin Kellyman), Lady Proxima (voice of Linda Hunt), Rebolt (Ian Kenny), Korso (John Tui), Imperial Emigration Officer (Anna Francolini), Imperial Recruitment Officer (Andrew Woodall), Weazel (Warwick Davis), and Imperial Mudtrooper (Shaquille Ali-Yebuah).

Buy a ticket? Yes? No? Maybe?

Maybe. This film serves as a prequel to the Han Solo character in the episode 4 of the Star Wars series.

Ben Meyers

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