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Film Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) - Shooting Game for Star Wars Fans

Updated: Nov 27, 2023

FILE PHOTO: A Poster of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (2018).  ©Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures
FILE PHOTO: A Poster of SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY (2018). ©Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) is a shooting game for Star Wars fans rather than cinematic storytelling. The story line is quite simple but boring. Han Solo meets Chewbacca and Lando to get smuggler business of hyper fuel done. However, they decide not turn it to evil dark side at the end.

Alden Ehrenreich's acting is ordinary but it is quite acceptable. Audiences expected there would be some familiar actors in this Disney Star Wars marketing product however I unfortunately could not find Harrison Ford in this film. I remember there was his credit in online data but it had gone.

Ron Howard's directing had editorial support from Pietro Scalia. What factor made this product dull and boring? That must be the story, screenplay. Is there any dramatic moment in this film?

I think that is when tragedy of Solo and Qi'ra happens at expositional sequence at the beginning. The worst moment is miracle of Solo easily reencountering Qi'ra. This plot defect failed the dramatic dynamics of the entire film and made it extremely boring.

I'm sorry, in my mind, true Han Solo is only Harrison Ford. Only Harrison can make this film successful!

My rating is 2 out of 10. 1 for Pietro Scalia, and the other for tragedy of Solo and Oi'ra. Anyway, there is a translational gag for this film that Solo in Chinese means Soros the neoliberal demon. Thus, Chinese translation of this film is Han Solo (Han Suoluo). It is a great job to mention in this review.




 

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