Solo A Star Wars Story premieres at Cannes 2018

Star Wars' Stormtrooper characters are seen on the red carpet as guest arrives

The movie has also been rumored to have major problems, with industry insiders even stating it's not any good.

Solo: A Star Wars Story stars Alden Ehrenreich as the young Han Solo along with Joonas Suotomo as Chewbacca and Donald Glover as the young Lando Calrissian.

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Granted, there was about only 15 minutes left in the movie, but it felt like an eternity. The second is an adaptation of the Star Wars formula into the Western genre, which works to Howard and company's advantage to a much greater degree. I realize they need to accomplish a lot in a short time span, but some of it feels really rushed and some of the reveals seem forced (no pun intended). This is particularly true in the third act of the movie. Laced with humour and a sustained air of insouciance, this tale, helmed expertly by Ron Howard (who came on board halfway through the production), lets us into the formative circumstances that led to Han Solo becoming the rakish rebel pilot that pop culture celebrates. Han makes the Kessel Run in less than 12 parsecs! Director Ron Howard stages the big, thrilling action scenes with gusto, creating a film that's loaded with big, sweeping, romantic adventure.

Walsh also shared some red carpet shots of Newton, dubbing the Swarovski-detailed gown, "a dress made of dreams, and it's about time!" The featurette starts off with a preview of Bradford Young's (Arrival) cinematography and the worlds that will be glimpsed in Solo. Billy Dee Williams originally played the character in both The Empire Strikes Back and Return of the Jedi. When "Solo" manages to come to crackling life, it's thanks to a droid called L3-37, voiced with irrepressible wit and gusto by the brilliant British screenwriter Phoebe Waller-Bridge. Every time a character says something that hints at a future catch phrase; every time there's a reference to an as-yet-unseen planet or a character who will show up later in the timeline; every time we get a glimpse of an iconic piece of equipment; every time there's an initial meeting between characters who will share a lifelong connection - we smile and nod and maybe even clap a little, because we know EXACTLY how it's all going to play out. But he is ultimately sent down the path that will take him back to Qi'ra and into the lives of new friends along the way.

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The father-son writing team of Lawrence and Jonathan Kasdan harness some of the spirit that defines the Star wars universe to give this film a zingy ring that holds up pretty well after a rather slow start. In teasing a potential villain path for Han's love interest in the movie, Qi'ra (Emilia Clarke), they bring back a character from the "Star Wars" saga that is a fan favorite, but is a weird choice to be included in this story.

Like all "Star Wars" movies, there will be those who will absolutely love this movie, and there are certainly things to enjoy about it.

"A flawed yet fun and fast-paced space adventure, Solo: A Star Wars Story should satisfy newcomers to the saga as well as longtime fans who check their expectations at the theater door".

Deadpool 2 is not the only big movie to be released in May because later this month Disney will be releasing Solo: A Star Wars Story. The overall dark look of the movie is perhaps created to hide Ehrenreich's lack of resemblance to Ford - or maybe it's just to evoke The Empire Strikes Back, the darkest and most popular film of the franchise's original trilogy.

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