Student of history, literature and philosophy. Writer and brown pants aficionado.
I have had trouble finding a single honest review of this film here. Most contain no commentary, and those that do merely dismiss it as a “Republican” movie and thus obviously bad. I question whether these people even watched the film, considering there isn't even single a suggestion of politics in it; they are obviously projecting what they know of the author’s politics onto his story.
Similarly astounding are the criticisms that I see claiming that it is a inaccurate…
An excellent addition into the Star Wars lineup. Casting choices were perfect, and I especially enjoyed Donnie Yen and the CGI Tarkin. All of my issues with the film are minor, so I'll list them below.
- The film was dark (lighting-wise), then about 2/3 of the way through they got to a really bright planet, and it was really jarring.
- Jyn Erso starts out being very cynical, and about halfway through (you'll know the point) she suddenly starts talking all about 'HOPE.'
- Probably more, but I'd have to watch it again and take notes. As I said, these were very minor issues.