At their best, the Star Wars movies deliver story-telling in a very old-fashioned way, with emphasis on story, character, and emotion.
Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is an ideal demonstration of this.
It's a Star Wars movie, so of course there are gadgets and Sci-Fi crutches (androids! faster-than-light-travel! spaceships galore!)
But those elements are just sort of the scenery for a classic story of a group of ragamuffin wanderers who come together in a time of need and figure out how to work together as a team.
Moreover, there's something to the Star Wars style that works particularly well in Rogue One: our heroes are underdogs, scavengers and makers-do, swept up in a crisis not of their own making, trying to make the best decisions they can in situations of great pressure and uncertainty.
You know: life, as it's led.
Oh, and one last thing: if you go, be prepared to shed a tear or two.