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Postby TC on 10/10/18, 15:55:23

LOL. TLJ was fucking fantastic.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 10/10/18, 22:27:37

Solo wasn't too bad. It's a good heist film. It's not really a Star Wars film, but if you take it as it's own thing it's enjoyable. I was happy they didn't overindulge the nostalgia like they did with Rogue One. Sure, they still deemed it necessary to hit just about every beat of something Han said once in a film (winning the Falcon, the Kessel Run, the gangster on Tatooine with a big job, and so on).

The Last Jedi was the film the series needed, but it could have been executed a lot better. They needed to move on and stop relying so much on the past. I was glad to see where the series went. The narrative of the film itself had some pretty poor pacing issues though, and some shit that just didn't make any sense. But I give them props for trying. At least it wasn't a retread designed to give fanboy's hardons like Force Awakens and especially Rogue One.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby TC on 11/10/18, 05:20:01

^^^ all of that exactly.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby big d note on 11/10/18, 09:48:35

I don't mind that they are adding more women and minorities to Star Wars and all the crap that Mens Rights Activists and stupid 4channers complain about. I want to see them move the story past the Skywalker family and expand the Star Wars story.

But TLJ is a shitty film. The stupid jokes at the beginning are immediately off-putting. Then the central part of the plot is about a group of ships trying to slowly outrun some bigger ships before they run out of fuel - this does not make for a really exciting sci-fi story. And they had to give every character some sort of plotline, so you wind up with garbage like the casino planet that doesn't really add to the main story (it's like 20 minutes of nonsense so that Finn can fall in love with what's-her-name and sympathize with other people being oppressed). The best parts were the training with Luke and Rey, and they had to make Luke behave totally out of character for that part. The whole thing is a mess.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby O-dot on 14/10/18, 21:46:47

darkness wrote:Solo wasn't too bad. It's a good heist film. It's not really a Star Wars film, but if you take it as it's own thing it's enjoyable. I was happy they didn't overindulge the nostalgia like they did with Rogue One. Sure, they still deemed it necessary to hit just about every beat of something Han said once in a film (winning the Falcon, the Kessel Run, the gangster on Tatooine with a big job, and so on).

The Last Jedi was the film the series needed, but it could have been executed a lot better. They needed to move on and stop relying so much on the past. I was glad to see where the series went. The narrative of the film itself had some pretty poor pacing issues though, and some shit that just didn't make any sense. But I give them props for trying. At least it wasn't a retread designed to give fanboy's hardons like Force Awakens and especially Rogue One.


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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby TC on 13/04/19, 09:03:29



looks so good.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 13/04/19, 14:04:08

No Jar Jar, no sale.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 26/08/19, 20:04:53

"Hey kids, remember all those movies you loved? We hope by front-loading this trailer with them you'll forget our more recent efforts and come see this new one. Please, we have toys to sell!"
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 24/10/19, 09:16:10

Might as well be complete and post this:


Me: "This actually looks good."
Also me: Remembers when I said the same thing about the Phantom Menace and Last Jedi trailers. You won't fool me again Star Wars.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby TC on 24/10/19, 14:59:24

i hope this is great like TLJ and not a retread like TFA. but i'm not watching that trailer.
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 30/10/19, 06:54:33

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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby _Marcus_ on 30/10/19, 07:26:01

... Werner fucking Herzog?
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Re: the Star Wars mega-thread

Postby darkness on 31/10/19, 04:03:31

_Marcus_ wrote:... Werner fucking Herzog?


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