I was on a desert island when Solo was released (no, really), so I’ve only just had the chance to see it. Why the hell was this movie getting so much bad press? Not only is it the best of the new Star Wars films BY FAR, but it’s also an excellent, stand-alone sci-fi story. The kind of thing A New Hope was back in 77: a tale from a larger universe that you didn’t need to be familiar with in order to enjoy.
Up until now, I’ve held Rogue One up as my favourite Star Wars movie. I could go back to it again and again. It is, however, a very flawed film. The opening acts drag on and jump around, and the references to the wid