Saturday September 19, 2020

Going Rogue with a rollicking galactic epic

The emphasis in this Star Wars is on the war

18th December, 2016
Felicity Jones as Jyn Erso in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

They’re not officially calling Rogue One: A Star Wars Story a prequel – that might confuse the delicate, lucrative chronology George Lucas and Disney have established over the last 40 years – but rather a Star Wars Anthology film: the first in a series of sidebar standalone stories inspired by the celebrated space opera franchise.

However you classify it, Gareth Edwards’s rollicking epic takes place in that instantly identifiable galaxy, far, far away at...

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