Solo: A Star Wars Story is better than the latest Marvel blockbuster Infinity War, and it’s not even close. That’s right, I said it! Spoilers for Solo: A Star Wars Story are ahead.
Based on Box office numbers alone, you would get the impression that the latest Marvel Avengers movie, Infinity War reigns supreme across the galaxy — crushing the latest Star Wars film Solo: A Star Wars Story in initial Box office sale comparisons.
Solo: A Star Wars Story may have its issues at the Box office, but that’s not an indication of the quality of the film. On the flipside, the fact that Infinity War made loads of cash at the Box office doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a quality film.
Sure, Infinity War had action, superheroes galore — bridging the entire Marvel Cinematic universe together. However, for what it excels in with the fun factor, it lacks in depth and quality. The main antagonist for Infinity War, Thanos is a boring villain.
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He is an invincible villain and has zero weaknesses. Not a single one.
I’ve heard for nearly three years now that Rey is a Mary Sue and that she is way too powerful. “Rey never fails,” I’ve heard over and over — which she truly does on several occasions. Kylo Ren owns her in the forest in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, easily disarming her.
In Star Wars: The Last Jedi she fails at convincing Luke to train her and falls short in convincing Kylo Ren to return to the light.
Ironically, much of the same people complaining about Rey, are raving about Thanos.
He’s boring. Talk about your classic lame dash-o.
In comparison to Solo: A Star Wars Story, Infinity War falls way short, also.
Infinity War fronts as a challenging movie that risks it all by killing off a majority of its superheroes. But, the motivations of Thanos are vague, and the execution of such feat of gaining ultimate power lacks depth and emotion.
On the flipside, Solo: A Star Wars Story is not supposed to be a deep movie, but without even trying trumps Infinity War in that arena.
Solo: A Star Wars Story doesn’t have a true antagonist, on the surface, yet when he surfaces, the moment does more in less than two minutes than Thanos did in over two hours of screen time.
Darth Maul is the real villain of Solo: A Star Wars Story yet hides in the shadows until the very end of the movie. The audience doesn’t even know that he is the villain or alive for that matter — yet his effect hits home far greater than Thanos ever does.
You can have your Box office numbers Infinity War. Solo: A Star Wars Story has it where it counts, kid, and that’s all that truly matters.
Solo: A Star Wars Story is currently playing in theaters, worldwide.