August 17, 2017

Movie Review: Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)


Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016)

Director: Gareth Edwards

Written by: Chris Weitz and Tony Gilroy (story and screenplay), John Knoll and Gary Whitta (story), based on characters created by George Lucas

Felicity Jones: Jyn Erso

Mads Mikkelson: Galen Erso

Diego Luna: Cassian Andor

Alan Tudyk (voice only): K-2SO

Donnie Yen: Chirrut Imwe

Forest Whitaker: Saw Gerrera

Riz Ahmed: Bodhi Rook

Jiang Wen: Baze Malbus

Ben Mendelson: Orson Krennic

Rogue One has all of visual elements of the Star Wars universe necessary to make fans comfortable. From the opening sequence, to the appearance of Imperial tech and spacecraft, it is familiar and satisfying.  The production values are excellent, and details, from costumes to props are appropriate.

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