Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, has descended upon us and in just one month has already grossed over a billion dollars at the box office worldwide . I think it’s safe to say that the Disney/Lucasfilm powers-that-be and the Star Wars Story Group are high-fiving each other for a job well done all the way to the bank.
That said, a weird thought after occurred to me after seeing Rogue One for the third time. A thought that hadn’t crossed my mind before now. Which in and of itself is interesting, because I think about Star Wars….a lot! Like all the time…much to my wife’s chagrin. But I digress.
So what’s that thought, you ask?
It’s the realization that Rogue One and the next two anthology films – or Star Wars Stories if we must – aren’t as “standalone” as we’re led to believe. Work with me here for a minute…