Solo: A Star Wars Story ★★★★★

"This is a little something I picked up from my friend Needles, best Street Racer in all of Correlia! Till he crashed... and died... doing THIS!"

Okay, I know 5 stars might be excessive in some way, but I have a great time watching this movie. It's a perfect popcorn flick, and has easily surpassed Rogue One as my (new) favorite post 1980 Star Wars film. Howard and the Kasdan's nail the tone, and the way the film plays with and subverts expectations based on our Han Solo knowledge hits home every time. This is the way to do a film that connects to the "universe" but also has its own thing going on. I don't really understand why it's so maligned -- I hear it caught a bad wave of Star Wars trolls. Too bad for you, trolls. I strongly suggest you get a 4K television to spruce up your bridge lair, and give it another shot.

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