Film Review | Star Wars: Rogue One

Star Wars: Rogue One
4 / 5
IMDb Rating: 8.2
Starring: Felicity Jones, Diego Luna, Alan Tudyk, Donnie Yen, Wen Jiang, Bodhi Rook, Mads Mikkelsen.
Plot Summary: Jyn Erso, a Rebellion soldier and criminal, is about to experience her biggest challenge yet when Mon Mothma sets her out on a mission to steal the plans for the Death Star. With help from the Rebels, a master swordsman, and non-allied forces, Jyn will be in for something bigger than she thinks. (IMDb)

Rogue One is the first of the spin-off anthology films to be released, sitting between The Revenge of the Sith (Episode III) and A New Hope (Episode IV). The prequels are as divisive as the original trilogy are masterful, and with Rogue One planted in between the two eras of Star Wars film-making, this film resembles the better of the trilogies more acutely than the lesser. The advanced CGI that was brilliantly captured, combined with the well developed characters made for a film befitted the franchise’s name. Continue reading