FFCC Members on ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’

FFCC members on Ron Howard’s Star Wars spin-off Solo: A Star Wars Story.

Allison Hazlett, FlickDirect

“As a standalone film, Solo: A Star Wars Story has a good plot, interesting characters, and well-done action scenes.”

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Dan Hudak, Punch Drunk Movies

“Everything is catered to, and minimized for, the largest possible audience, and as a result the movies lack conviction and integrity. George Lucas’ original and prequel trilogies certainly weren’t flawless, but at least those flaws weren’t as egregiously pandering as this.”

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Steven Lebowitz, Screen Queen

“Disney may feel all they have to do is slap ‘Star Wars’ in front of a title and they’ll make a ton of money regardless of the quality, but if they keep heaping garbage like this on the fans, that won’t be the case for long.”

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Hans MorgensternIndependent Ethos

Solo has a sense of substance and thrilling grittiness that’s been missing from the other Star Wars movies since the original trilogy hit theaters in the ‘70s and ‘80s.”

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Ruben RosarioMiami Art Zine

Solo is the French vanilla of Star Wars movies. Its personality is a tad on the bland side, and it fights a losing battle to avoid predictability. But there’s a satisfying pull to director Ron Howard’s classical approach to the material, as well as a welcome reserve when it comes to doling out fan service moments.”

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Alfred SotoHumanizing the Vacuum

“Treat Solo as if it were a mid eighties Paul McCartney album. GRADE: C+”

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