Solo: A Star Wars Story (1)
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There are two potential pitfalls when it comes to making movies about the younger days of beloved icons of pop culture. Firstly, there is the issue of telling a story that everyone has already decided they know well, and secondly, there is the danger of introducing new elements to the story in such a way that the central fan-base disapproves. Both of these pitfalls have the power to scupper box office dreams – regardless of the actual quality of the filmmaking and story-telling on display. Such is the lot of a Star Wars movie – destined to either buckle or thrive under the weight of its own legend.
According to the general buzz about Solo: A Star Wars Story, the film falls foul of both these potential issues – but, there is one glaring and unexpected turn of events to no...
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