Welcome to Rogue One Week! With the release of Rogue One, set in the years before A New Hope, we finally get our first stand-alone Star Wars movie. This week we’ll be analyzing the greater Star Wars universe from every conceivable angle — the storytelling, the merchandising, the mythology, and the fandom. May the Force be with you (while you read).
Did Rogue One live up to the hype? Is it a blueprint for future Star Wars standalone films to follow? After seeing the movie last night, our staff has some thoughts on how it turned out. And yeah, there are spoilers.