In the spirit of fun internet speculation, here’s a silly thought I had yesterday that I’ve become reasonably convinced will happen in the upcoming film Solo: A Star Wars Story.
I think they will shoehorn a short moment into the film that has young Han Solo and Princess Leia come into contact. This seems dumb enough that it will happen, and here’s why.
Considering the ubiquity of Star Wars criticism on the internet today, I didn’t have any plans to write about it as one of the first features on this blog. Though I’m not one for nostalgia, Star Wars is something I like, and certainly holds an important place for me from my childhood. I still really like the first two films, KOTOR, and I’ll probably go to the cinema to see the new movie a few days after it’s released. However, I used to love it all.
When I saw Attack of the Clones, I was 15. Even back then, filled with a misguided and completely ignorant sense of defining-myself-through-fandom-of-thing; something really bothered me. It was probably the first time I became cognizant of dumbness in the things I’d been enjoying.
I actually went and saw Attack of the Clones three or four times at the cinema when it was released, despite not enjoying it the first time. I was desperately hoping it would get better if I watched it again…
Read on to find out if it did!