Hello fellow nerds!, Yeah it’s been a year or better since I’ve posted.
Last December we got a new Star Wars Movie, and the optimism was super high for it, and we weren’t too dissapointed in my opinion. According to BoxOfficeMojo, it’s made 2 Billion worldwide.
Fast forward to now, and we just saw our first standalone Star Wars movie.
Going in I didn’t know what to expect, I had commented on what we knew, it was the story of how the Rebellion acquired the plans to destroy the death star in Episode 4… What? you don’t remember that part? Here let me remind you..
It’s all spelled out on the crawl in Star Wars Episode IV (from 1977)
Well there you go.. at first blush I thought this might be a weird.. Oceans 11 style Star Wars-ish heist movie. I would have been ok with that.
What we got, I feel at least, was better. We got a story that had a natural flow, it had good characters, and it ended just like I needed it to.
I felt like it stood well on it’s own, and the battle scenes where pretty intense. Like the rest of the Star Wars franchise it’s fast paced, as you follow a group of people through a series of connected events that all kind of work out for our rebel heroes.
Now.. to help me be freeee in my post.. and somehow.. because you *might* live on the moon.. or maybe NOT have already seen this movie and be a fan.. I’ve included a spoiler function! It looks blurry
YOU’VE BEEN WARNED! SO DON’T COMPLAIN.
The basic plot of the movie:
Plot Points I really liked:
Characters I really liked:
This isn’t a spoiler.. so I’m not hiding this..
The fucking Robot. K-2SO was the best in this movie. K-2SO is a reprogrammed Imperial Combat Droid.
The “I’m forced to say these things, but if given the chance I will murder you” attitude was great.
I was also looking forward to this guy because he’s played by this guy:
You might remember Alan Tudyk from playing Wash on Firefly.
They could have done better with?
That CGI tho.
So I am giving this a 4 out of 5
Rotten tomatoes currently gives it an 84% which is about right. I think everyone should see it, but only if they like Star Wars.
[amazon_link asins=’B00E9PMMX0,B013JAFWLE,B00E9PMML2,B00APGRMX2,B00NV6K02S,B015AJOKFG,B00YY3NUUQ’ template=’ProductCarousel’ store=’geekliketod04-20′ marketplace=’US’ link_id=’b2d26071-c70e-11e6-a866-41f510f492f9′]