Solo: A Star Wars Story

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#81
Went with a couple other friends to see [SOLO] again.. they hadn't seen it.. my 3rd time.

Still fun, still good, still entertaining. The friends liked it as well, some were confused with
Maul
, but overall it was well received.

Can't wait to own it when it comes out. Will definitely be in the regular rotation.
 
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Maul???

[SPOILER ALERT]???

Just kidding... somebody else spoiled it for me already. Can't speak for the other 10 people on here who didn't see it yet though... :troll:
 
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#85
SOLO isn't coming out until 9/25! September! Curses!

Avengers is coming out in a week for digital.. guess they wanted to give more time between releases?

Either way, I was a bitch and preordered the steelbook from Best Buy.. fuck I loved this movie.
 

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I got the SOLO "Extended Novelization" and started it last night. Only made it to the point where they're headed to the spaceport (3 or so chapters). So far it's good, it has a little prologue on the deal-gone-bad that happens right before the movie starts, and due to the nature of books, it gives a lot more detail into Proxima and her henchmen.

Looking forward to reading the rest as I get time.. it seems like once I get into a book I stay up super late and finish it in a day or two.

I did read that even the author didn't know who the person at the end was, so it's written very vaguely, so looking forward to that.

Movie comes to digital next week.. but I'm going to try and be strong and wait for my 4K disk.. hate that they delay it like this.
 

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So I got the book at launch and blasted through it in 12 parsecs.. ha ha I mean 2 days..

It was good! It is "expanded" like The Last Jedi novelization, so it adds in some more background details and "what the character is thinking" since you can't do that easily in a movie.

Biggest parts were.. (spoilers ahead)

What happened before the movie starts, the deal that 'went bad' and some more establishing info on what Corellia is like.

It went into what happened to Qi'ra between getting left on Corellia and showing up again. What the Crimson Dawn did to her to whip her into shape.

More background on the SJW droid.. wasn't really all bad, and you get a little bit more character out of it.

Han Solo at the Imperial Academy and what he did to get busted down to infantry.

At the end there is a prologue segment.. where Enfys Nest is taking the coaxium.. turns out she's handing it over to one Saw Gerrera.. and while they're taking, a young Jyn Erso comes down the ramp and talks for a moment with Enfys Nest. It's a very small segment, but it was cool, considering the tie to Rogue One and Rebels.


Lots of other small things that just flesh out the basic idea a little more.. but I enjoyed it!
 

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They could've just used Anthony Ingruber and accomplished the same thing. *Grumbles* Stupid Hollywood jewish nepotism robbing us of better suited actors. 😡

EDIT: Ha! It even made the emoticon extra tiny!
 

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I saw it & I liked it. Some stuff toward the end they crammed in there, when it could have been its own movie. But maybe giving the production hell, they knew they weren't getting a sequel.

Would have liked to see more of the first group, I was hoping Val would be a new take on a Marvel Comics character (Han's wife/not wife) Glad they kept the imperial years in with his origin
 

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I'll say it till the end of time, but I really feel like SOLO is the perfect movie for people who grew up with the OT and wanted a proper movie in that vein.

TLJ poised the fan well so much, the very people who would have enjoyed the movie the most were the ones who stayed away in protest/boycott/disinterest. It really should have come out in December like all the other ones, giving fans more time to breathe after TLJ.

I watched some of the special features the other night (There are like an hour and a half of them!) and they were all involving Ron Howard.. they cut all the stuff from the other guys.. I really want to know what happened.. and where the movie was when they left.

I really really hope they somehow find a way to make more adventures in that time frame. The "all powerful" Empire, at the height of their reign is the best Star Wars time.