Solo: A Star Wars Story is an action-adventure science fiction film produced by Lucas Film Ltd. which brings us the story of a young Han Solo who, in pursuit of his lover Qi’ra, joins a gang of galactic criminals who travel from planet to planet in order steal valuable items. The film is directed by Ron Howard and features Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Woody Harrelson, Joonas Suotamo as the main cast. Released on 23rd May 2018, this film mainly focuses on Han Solo and his adventure with Chewbacca as they work together to fight against the galactic band of smugglers known as Crimson Dawn.
How to Stream or Download Solo: A Star Wars Story
You can stream it or you can download the movie from iTunes in SD or HD quality. You can expect audio and subtitles in different languages. To start, click on the Download button at the end of this review. Be sure to also watch the trailer of the movie. Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second of the Star Wars Anthology series, the first one being Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. Check out also other SW movies, preferably starting with A New Hope, which started it all.
The Film Review
The newest film which expands to the Star Wars universe has successfully managed to maintain its reputation as dark and amazingly packed with action. Starting off, the film portrays a world full of poverty and injustice, where the land is governed by the law of the jungle – survival of the fittest.
Children are forced to steal valuable goods in order to survive and thus, leads to the story of a young Han Solo who gets separated from his lover in attempting to steal for both of them.
The film enlightens its viewers by providing a complete backstory about Solo’s past as to how he won the Millennium Falcon from the likes of Lando Calrissian. The story also describes the relationship between Han and Chewbacca and how both of them were looked upon as worthless beings in a crooked world. In order to survive, they had to put aside their differences and work together to escape their confinements.
Moving on to the plot, the film as a whole was full of surprises and twists as the viewers get to see how Vos and Han try to deceive each other on different occasions, most notably when Han and Beckett are confronted by the Enfys. At another time, Beckett initially betrays Han by reporting on him but just when it seemed like the end of him, Beckett suddenly announces that he has put Han on his next retrieval mission.
Solo: A Star Wars Story - the Cast
The cast also does an amazing job in fulfilling the shoes of some very influential characters. Of all others, fans believe that Alden Ehrenreich does a fantastic job playing the character of Han Solo and has ended up exceeding their expectations. Alden can be seen brilliantly portraying Han’s personality and his typical attitude throughout the film. Donald Glover also delivers a powerful act while playing Lando as he brings a burst of color each time he shows up on the screen, especially when he takes part in the action with Han.
Solo: A Star Wars Story Summary
On a whole, Solo: A Star Wars Story is a film for those fans who want to know the background story of their favorite rogue smuggler, Han Solo. The movie provides a general description of the background and struggles concerning Solo as well as his relationship with Chewbacca. One can say that the film is just extra but then again, that is the whole purpose of a spin-off film.