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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story-Kids’ Movie Review

“A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away…..,” the famous Star Wars opening line is back.  This film focuses on a group of rebel spies who are on a mission to steal the plans for the original Death Star, the Empire’s weapon of destruction. Now the war begins between the Rebels and Imperial troops. Rogue One: Star Wars Story is an action packed film, one for all those Star Wars’ fans!!!





rogue-one-star-warsRating: 4 out of 5 popcorn buckets
Release Date: November 16, 2016
MPAA Rating: PG13
Best Age Group: 10+
Sexual Content: None
Violent/Disturbing Content: Excessive
Crude or Profane Language: None
Drug and Alcohol Content: Mild
Will Kids/ Teens Like It?  Yes




Talking Points:

  • Most Star Wars’ fans will enjoy the nostalgic sentiments similar to the the original 1977 film.
  • The battle between good and evil is once again highlighted in the movie.
  • The film demonstrates the importance of hope, trust, friendship and doing the right thing.

Sexual Content: None

Violent/Disturbing Content: Excessive

  • There are numerous battles throughout the film. Characters are killed by lasers, bombs and explosions.
  • We see a Rebel shooting a wounded Stormtrooper to ensure his death.
  • A creepy looking creature wraps its tentacles around someone’s head.

Crude or Profane Language: None

Drug and Alcohol Content: Mild

  • We see characters drinking in a bar.

Will Kids Teens Like It?  Yes

  • I interviewed several teenage boys. Most of them loved it, however a few thought it was slow and boring.

Overall this is another wonderful Star Wars film. Having said that, parents need to be aware of the excessive violence.


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