All forms of entertainment are subjective, which means no one is right or wrong for enjoying something. With that in mind, I would never deny the fact that I love the Star Wars prequels. Are they perfect films? No. Do I still enjoy them? Absolutely. This article will focus on the main reasons why.
I can tell straight away most of you are shaking your head in disbelief at this opinion. It’s not a popular opinion, I am aware, but I remain firm in my belief that Rian Johnson developed JJ Abrams’ plot perfectly.
I was 5-years-old when The Phantom Menace came out so I am used to enjoying Star Wars films that others have been critical of. That being said, I suspect nostalgia might play a role in my countless rewatching of the Star Wars prequels. Years later I am an “adult” who cannot attribute the fondness I have for The Last Jedi to youthful ignorance. So I am using this article as an opportunity to contextualize why I like Episode 8 and address many criticisms against it.
It is no mystery that Disney is not happy with its most recent film in the "Anthology Series", Solo: A Star Wars Story, but is the movie actually bad? Does it deserve the criticism or the hate? To be fair it did not receive nearly as much hate as The Last Jedi did after release with an Audience score of 46% (Rotten Tomatoes), although TLJ did receive a 91% from critics. Solo, respectively, also received lower audience scores compared to critics with critics giving it a 71% and audiences giving it a 64%. So what we see here is that critics loved TLJ, generally "liked" Solo and Audiences haven't been happy with either of them, but Solo did do better. Now what does all of this mean and what does that leave for the future of Star Wars?
I said I wasn’t going to give out any more money to this bankrupt Star Wars franchise. But, I had hope for this Star Wars story, and when my friend suggested Solo to escape the obtrusive July 4th heat, I jumped at the chance.
Hello! Are you a Star Wars fan? Maybe just a movie buff? Either way, you have come to the right place. I want to keep this intro short... so let's get to the point. This movie review is solely my personal opinion. Disney has not paid me in any way to wrote this review nor do I have any relation to the creation of the film Solo. Also, please feel free to disagree with my opinion.
Star Wars is one of the biggest franchises in history. Even if you've never watched it, you have to have heard of it, and I am proud to call myself a...wait, what are fans of Star Wars called? Wookiees? Warsians? Oh, I remember – whiners and traitors.