Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by A_B » Sun Dec 22, 2019 7:32 pm

Johnny Carwash wrote:
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Baby Yoda did a wound heal via The Force in the last episode, so I guess that’s a thing.
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Well palpating did say that hadn’t been seen in generations or something like that. Which means palpating doesn’t know about baby yoda.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Shirley » Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:20 am

I just saw it last night and thought it was great. I'm not really sure why folks are hating on it. I guess some people feel it didn't properly follow the fake rules for the Force or something? I've even seen people rank the various SW films on Twitter with this one below some of the prequels, which is just insane to me. The only explanation for that would be if you were 8 when the prequels came out and you hadn't seen any of the other Star Wars movies earlier.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:48 pm

Shirley wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:20 am
I just saw it last night and thought it was great. I'm not really sure why folks are hating on it. I guess some people feel it didn't properly follow the fake rules for the Force or something? I've even seen people rank the various SW films on Twitter with this one below some of the prequels, which is just insane to me. The only explanation for that would be if you were 8 when the prequels came out and you hadn't seen any of the other Star Wars movies earlier.
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For me, the 'lets bring back the Emperor, and make him Rey's grandfather!' put it in a huge hole that they couldn't dig their way out of.

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by A_B » Fri Dec 27, 2019 1:13 pm

DaveInSeattle wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:48 pm
Shirley wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 10:20 am
I just saw it last night and thought it was great. I'm not really sure why folks are hating on it. I guess some people feel it didn't properly follow the fake rules for the Force or something? I've even seen people rank the various SW films on Twitter with this one below some of the prequels, which is just insane to me. The only explanation for that would be if you were 8 when the prequels came out and you hadn't seen any of the other Star Wars movies earlier.
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For me, the 'lets bring back the Emperor, and make him Rey's grandfather!' put it in a huge hole that they couldn't dig their way out of.
With a bit of marinAting, I think it was just ok. The last half hour or so is why I had such a bad taste for it.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Nonlinear FC » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:18 pm

I'm steering clear of this thread, for the most part, until I see it.

But anyone putting ANY of the franchise after PM is fucking INSANE. I went back on Disney+ and just popped that on while I was doing chores the other day.

Holy fuck is that a bad movie. That's a bad movie on just any old movie scale, let alone the SW franchise.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by DaveInSeattle » Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:42 pm

Nonlinear FC wrote:
Fri Dec 27, 2019 2:18 pm
I'm steering clear of this thread, for the most part, until I see it.

But anyone putting ANY of the franchise after PM is fucking INSANE. I went back on Disney+ and just popped that on while I was doing chores the other day.

Holy fuck is that a bad movie. That's a bad movie on just any old movie scale, let alone the SW franchise.
PM is awful....but the pod race part is fun.

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Nonlinear FC » Fri Dec 27, 2019 3:10 pm

But the kid sucks, so it's almost a wash.
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Post by Rush2112 » Fri Dec 27, 2019 5:01 pm

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by rass » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:12 pm

The final Mando episode was great. What a fun series.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by rass » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:21 pm

I agree with this piece.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by A_B » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:40 pm

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I agree with this piece.
Me too. Almost to the letter.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by brian » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:45 pm

FWIW, I don’t think the Marvel movies were much better except for at least trying to tie a bunch of disparate threads together into a single (more or less) narrative but the issue is when a huge company geared solely and soullessly on making money realizes they can put any kind of crap on the screen and fans will lap it up because of FOMO they don’t really have to try any more.
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Post by brian » Sat Dec 28, 2019 1:52 pm

(And to be further fair it describes any number of other IP franchises in film and TV not just Disney/Marvel/Star Wars.)
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Post by brian » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:05 pm

Ultimately the American consumer is to blame. People don’t want new stories from auteur filmmakers they want safe, comfortable characters they know. I don’t know how many of the top 20 grossing movies of 2019 were original stories (ie not sequels or prequels or remakes) but I’d bet it wasn’t more than 5. The consumers have trained the bean counters to give them more Soylent Green.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by brian » Sat Dec 28, 2019 2:07 pm

I just looked. It’s TWO. Us and Once Upon A Time In Hollywood. That’s it.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:45 pm

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by A_B » Tue Dec 31, 2019 3:45 pm

That I completely disagree brings me much joy.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by DaveInSeattle » Tue Dec 31, 2019 4:09 pm

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That I completely disagree brings me much joy.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by rass » Sat Jan 04, 2020 10:36 am

This works for me.

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Ryan » Sat Jan 04, 2020 11:42 am

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Post by rass » Fri Jan 17, 2020 7:40 am

I felt aswirl with warm secretions.

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Post by Johnnie » Fri Jan 17, 2020 9:24 am

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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:14 pm

So, I rather successfully avoided a bunch of spoilers and saw the movie on Sunday. I totally understand the disjointed comments. But I strongly disagree with the comments saying this movie was overly corny and sentimental. I thoroughly enjoyed the movie, precisely because it seemed very similar in style to the first trilogy.

A lot of people forget and have mythologized those movies. Go back and watch them again. Corny as fuck. And I loved them. People saw movies as children/young adults and can't seem to fathom that seeing that as an adult is going to strike them a different way.
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Post by rass » Tue Jan 21, 2020 12:27 pm

And to that I say.........FART.
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Re: Star Wars Thread...The Spoiler Edition

Post by Nonlinear FC » Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:01 pm

Literally, can't argue with that.
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Post by P.D.X. » Wed Jan 22, 2020 4:07 pm

Finally saw it. Pretty sure all Lando's dialogue was lifted from porn.

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