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.
Before Rogue One, which is aptly subtitled “A Star Wars Story,” even begins, it suffers from a remarkable weakness no other movie in this franchise has ever had. A real purpose. It’s a standalone prequel to the original trilogy, filling the gap (and space) between Episodes III and IV, but it does
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story will be opening in December, but we’re already learning quite a bit about the characters and ships for the film (certainly more than last year’s The Force Awakens). A non-final version of the “Official Visual Story Guide” has been leaked on Jedi News, and it contains some light