Which is Better? Star Wars: The Force Awakens vs. Rogue One

Comparisons between Star Wars: The Force Awakens and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story have always been an inevitable result of these two movies releasing just 12 months apart. And though they’re two very different films (one is a franchise opener and the other a prequel standalone), TFA and RO are both representative of the future that is Star Wars, one of the most beloved mythologies in modern history.

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The Lost City of Z, Rey’s Parents, And American Gods — Cinemaholics

This week’s episode of Cinemaholics kicks off with some big movie news leading up to our main segment: Who are Rey’s parents in Star Wars? Then we do a featured review for The Lost City of Z, the latest film from director James Gray.

Next, we spent some time digging into The Get Down Part 2 on Netflix and American Gods Season 1 on Starz. Enjoy the show!

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