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‘Star Wars: Rebel Rising’ Has Reaffirmed Why ‘Rogue One’ Is My Favorite ‘Star Wars’ Movie

Rogue One is my favorite Star Wars film mainly for its gritty, no-nonsense storytelling that fully displays the ugliness and unforgiving aspect of war, leading to the (SPOILER ALERT) ultimate demise of the movie’s primary cast.

One of my personal favorite Star Wars novels was Catalyst: A Rogue One Novel which features Galen and Lyra Erso during their days as Imperial enthusiasts and their evolution into the people we see by the time of Rogue One. Like Catalyst, Star Wars: Rebel Rising gives us Jyn Erso’s backstory, delving deep into the psyche of the character and all of the challenges she had to face growing up.

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Fan Art Saturday

I forgot Fan Art Wednesday so…here we are. Today, I’m having a bit of fun by highlighting some really cool fan art featuring from my favorite characters from Rogue One. Enjoy!

This piece is so cute. The simplicity stands out as each character gets a chance to shine in their own way. It once again reiterates my love for this band of ragtag heroes who came together to try and defeat the Empire.

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Counting Down My 20 Favorite Trailers: #14-‘Rogue One’

I was skeptical about the Star Wars stories, I really was. I had never seen a Star Wars movie outside of the episodic films and I just didn’t know how a movie about the rebels who stole the Death Star plans would turn out.

It was this trailer that officially made me excited about this film and its prospects to be incredible. Here it is.

There was a strong sense of Star Wars-iness that made this trailer infuse me with awe and excitement. Specifically, the end, where we get to see a clip of Darth Vader paired with his iconic breathing. My brain exploded, goosebumps still course up my arms whenever I see that moment, and I am overcome with the gratitude that this movie really was as special as I’d hoped it would be.

I thank you for reading and I hope you have a spectacular day. May the Force be with you.

‘Solo’ or ‘Rogue One’: Which Movie Is Your Favorite?

When Disney acquired the rights to LucasFilm they came equipped with many ideas. One of those ideas was the never-before-seen Star Wars stories; standalone films that focused on certain characters or important events in the galaxy. There have only been two of these standalone films so far and there may never be more after Solo‘s dismal box-office run, which is a shame because these movies are so enjoyable. Both are completely different and unique in their own way and that’s why they’re a part of this week’s Who’s Your Favorite? Enjoy!

Solo: A Star Wars Story

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Solo follows Han’s journey in his young adult years as he learns the dangerous ways of a smuggler in the galaxy. He meets interesting people, learns valuable lessons, and gains a best friend who would always be there for him in Chewbacca.

We get to see Han’s first moments with the Millennium Falcon, his infamous Kessel Run, and how he won the Falcon from Lando Calrissian. But most importantly, we got to learn the reason why Han is such a hero as his heroism was on full display in this film.

We even got to see Darth Maul again! And that’s pretty awesome.

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

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Rogue One is an entirely different movie than Solo. It follows the story of a group of unlikely heroes who, with their determination, create a plan to steal the Death Star plans from underneath the Empire’s noses. This plan turns into an all-out war between the Empire and the Rebellion, with Jyn Erso at the helm of this uprising.

This film contains some very exciting moments like the entire battle on and above Scarif, Darth Vader’s return, Grand Moff Tarkin’s presence, and even a fantastic cameo by Princess Leia.

Between these two films, my favorite is clearly Rogue One. Time and time again I watch Rogue One and it always manages to bring a smile to my face while I can barely watch Solo anymore. Of course, that’s just me. The question is; which movie is your favorite?

I’d love to hear your thoughts in the comments below. I thank you for reading and I hope you have a fabulous day. May the Force be with you.

Which Character Has the Saddest Death in ‘Rogue One’?

For Star Wars fans we all know how the movies usually role. There may be some heartbreak every once in the blue moon but ultimately there’s a happy ending right? Rogue One changed that narrative big time.

Do you remember sitting in the movie theater for the first time in utter shock as every hero in the film was efficiently killed off in the last eighteen minutes of the movies? It was pretty remarkable. After K-2SO’s death I knew anything was possible (because a droid had never perished in the franchise before) and sure enough, well, you know the rest.

Rogue One is, in part, a devastating movie because these characters managed to worm their way into our hearts in the most delightful ways. The diverse cast of characters gave everyone someone to cheer for. For me, my favorite character was Cassian. I knew he was pretty much doomed but it was still heartbreaking when he died. In fact, I think I cried for a year straight whenever I watched this movie. So yeah, Rogue One may be one the best Star Wars film ever made but it’s also one of the saddest leading to this week’s question for Who’s Your Favorite (or in this case, Which is the Saddest?) Enjoy!

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Which ‘Star Wars’ Heroine Has Your Favorite Outfit?

Last week on Who’s Your Favorite I asked you all which Marvel heroine had your favorite outfit. Today I’m tackling another remarkable franchise; Star Wars. This post will delve into the various and unique looks created for these inspiring female characters. I hope you enjoy. 🙂

Qi’ra

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Star Wars is known to have heroines with durable, realistic approaches of clothing that don’t sexualize the characters in the slightest but then there are those like Qi’ra who don’t mind showing a bit of skin. We see her in Solo donning a rather elegant look with this stunning black dress.

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And then during the adventure she is still clearly elegant in this beautiful tan jacket paired with black gloves and the gorgeous leather pants. Beautiful.

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