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HOW THE HELL DO YOU EXPECT TO GET AWAY WITH FILMING A MOVIE, MEANT TO BE SET IN ARCTIC CANADA.......IN ****ING SOUTH AFRICA?!!?!!?!?!
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I don't know, Rogue One was pretty damned good, and Jurassic World (the first one, haven't seen Fallen Kingdom yet) was passable. It's less about what it is and more about what the director wants it to be, you can have a film like Mad Max, where the first one was nothing like that the series became iconic for, and evolved into Fury Road which I must say was vastly better than the semi-post-apocalyptic revenge story of the first one which actually had none of the lore or history that was built up with the later films. Out of all the Mad Max films of the original trilogy, the most Mad Max of all of them was Beyond Thunderdome. Then on the flip-side you have a series like Home Alone, where the first one set the bar but everything after fell short.
Direction is key, without it you just have a disorganized mess.
Though as a director of sorts myself, even an excellent production is usually a disorganized mess behind the scenes XD
The only problem I have with Rogue One, was that it tried to fix a plot hole that wasn't a plot hole.
Jurassic World: Best scene was the Motorcyle in the herd of Raptors.
Mad Max: I prefer the first one personally. But to each their own.
Home Alone: Oh yeah, first one most certainly the best. Second one was a rehash, but still had its moments. Everything after fell far.
For me, Rogue One is far and above my favourite Star Wars film. I wouldn't say they were trying to fix a plot hole, since there wasn't really any definitive version of how they got the death star blueprints. The only parts of the film that seemed off to me were the weird squid thing, probably woulda made more sense in the original version of the script before the reshoots and edits. And the random "Ohai, we're here too!" of C-3PO and R2D2 just randomly thrown in. I feel like it would have made more sense to just have them move by in the background in the last scene, on the Tantive IV