‘A Star Wars Story’ for sure, but not your typical Star Wars story.
Right from the get-go, this is more ‘The Empire Strikes Back’ than ‘A New Hope’ or ‘Return of the Jedi’.
Yes, the story is heroic, but not all heroes live to see the victory parade. Rogue One shows the darker side of the Rebellion, and touches on some of the desperate measures the Rebels undertook to overcome the Galactic Empire. There is much grey in this galaxy.
Without too many spoilers, this movie ties together quite a bit, and answers many unspoken questions from A New Hope. Far from a small footnote in Galactic history briefly mentioned way back in 1977, the events leading up to the Rebel capture of the Death Star plans were actually a separate adventure of their own, quite deserving their own movie.
Cameos galore, ...Read More