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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 4:16 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #576

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    It’s over! Disney have the high ground!
    I`m just assuming, probably incorrectly, that even a greed driven organisation such as Disney would realise at some point that the golden goose can be strangled so much before it just straight out up and dies.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 4:59 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #577

    Mr Webber said: View Post
    I`m just assuming, probably incorrectly, that even a greed driven organisation such as Disney would realise at some point that the golden goose can be strangled so much before it just straight out up and dies.
    It’s a reasonable assumption and I hope you’re right but if the goose dies they’ll replace it with a duck and tell us it’s still a goose! Then the shills here can paint the eggs gold!
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 6:26 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #578

    Greenie said: View Post
    It’s a reasonable assumption and I hope you’re right but if the goose dies they’ll replace it with a duck and tell us it’s still a goose! Then the shills here can paint the eggs gold!
    Well said.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 6:49 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #579

    you are ignoring the people who *love* these terrible films. People who thought Leia flying in space was brilliant, who don't see a flaw in bombers blowing each other up, who saw the movie more than once.

    These people want Star Wars to be epic again (EDIT: no matter the quality)!

    They will encourage more of this style of film making...no matter how BAD. That's why I am pretty sure episode IX will be like watching abscess surgeries.

    We know negative reviews and post were deleted, and critics were paid for positive reviews. The did is for last jedi, when I heard Rotten Tomatoes was doing this for Black Panther as well, I guess this will be the new normal.

    Also, nothing is to stop Disney from putting out a good film, then two or three bad ones.

    Like apple fanboys who spam competitors forums when the latest apple product is about to be released, there are bunches of people ready to defend anything Star Wars.

    We can only hope Disney's greed is beyond their desire to test our tolerance of bad story-telling.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 9:41 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #580

    I would like to see a reaction at the next Celebration but you can rest assured the place will still be rammed full of cosplayers wielding lightsabers, blowing their load over the latest Disney SW tease. ( Akbar: a Star Wars story but he’s being played by a Rodian!)
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 9:58 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #581

    How is it that people celebrating their fandom is a bad thing? If people choose to support and enjoy Star Wars was does that take away from anyone else?
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 10:12 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #582

    My thought in a nutshell:

    I thought TFA was great minus the Star Killer Base aspect. It gave me the same chills and emotions of the OT and I really enjoyed that. I personally think it felt more like a Star Wars movie than anything we have gotten since the OT.

    I thought TLJ did a disservice to our previous hero in the characterization of Luke. It did have scenes that were visually stunning. I do not like the fast paced untrained progression of Rey, or the use of time she had with Luke Ach-to to develop her skills. I did like the re-uniting of Luke and Leia, (at least RJ didn't screw that up). The final scene of Luke I can deal with kind of or at least accept, but who the hell saw what he did to spread the story of his heroic last stand? Some FO troops? Maybe a few crystal foxes? I think he should have been tired, drained, maybe near death, but re-kindled, to right his error. If not by himself by more time developing the new hero. I know he can do that as a force ghost, I just really did not like it. We all know they will die, but let him fade away into those twin suns knowing he righted a wrong he mishandled previously and his journey is complete. I also left the theater emotionally numb and perplexed and still feel that way since opening night.

    I have no clue where 9 will or can pickup, or what to even speculate that we may see. I don't think anyone saw the events of episode 8 coming. For the first time in my life, I am not really excited thinking about whats to come, I still feel indifferent to if they made another one or not. And that sucks to feel that way!!!

    I don't think I have shared my thought on the episode 8 thread, but i do feel a bit better about getting some of that out in a place filled with other fans. I think some of you will get where I am coming from, and some will disagree, and thats ok too. I just don't know where the story goes that really makes this last part of the Skywalker trilogy worthy of being attached to the main Saga.

    Rant over, sorry I was so long winded....
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 11:03 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #583

    Greenie said: View Post
    I would like to see a reaction at the next Celebration but you can rest assured the place will still be rammed full of cosplayers wielding lightsabers, blowing their load over the latest Disney SW tease. ( Akbar: a Star Wars story but he’s being played by a Rodian!)
    From 37:40 onwards. Particularly 43:42.





    Collectorchris said: View Post
    My thought in a nutshell: [...]
    I agree 100%. Regarding ep 9, this is hardly a Skywalker saga anymore. Not just because Luke is gone and Carrie won't be in Ep9, but spiritually there is nothing to do with them anymore. Rey will learn from How to Jedi for Dummies vol 1-7 and other than squatting at Luke's island for a while she has nothing to do with them. Ren is the only thing that has some sort of connection but then again I never really thought that he would be perpetuating the "Skywalker-saga".
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 11:22 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #584

    Nailed it! Love those guys
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 2:48 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #585

    I think you mean

    Holdo: A Star Wars Story.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 6:50 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #586

    This is great news, this guys resume is awesome! Blade Runner 2049 was spectacular looking, was Prometheus. His Game of Thornes work might keep him with Lucasfilm beyond this film potentially.

    https://makingstarwars.net/2018/02/a...isode-ix-team/
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 7:47 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #587

    It will be a highly polished turd indeed.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 13, 2018, 8:03 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #588

    Yeah, in my very first post after seeing TLJ I congratulated the artisans who worked on it for doing a wonderful job, It went down hill fast from there. I havent seen a Star Wars film yet that didnt look great, the PT had some issues but still the work was incredible. No brainer really.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 14, 2018, 12:49 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #589

    Shouldn't art direction be close to done at this point? To release may '19 they kinda have to start shooting pdq, don't they?
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 14, 2018, 1:09 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #590

    cboath said: View Post
    Shouldn't art direction be close to done at this point? To release may '19 they kinda have to start shooting pdq, don't they?
    It’s been confirmed shooting starts this summer, like June.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 15, 2018, 12:46 AM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #591

    I've never found much fault with the production designs for any of the Star Wars films. I may not have liked a design here or there but the overall look with each film was fine by my estimation. That is the only thing that has been consistent across the board for me.

    Script was another matter entirely. Strangely enough I'm more interested in what they will do with Solo and even then I've been trashing the idea since it was announced. Though as much as I hate to admit it, the full trailer did look like it *could* be fun. I hope I'm wrong about the future SW films and they are all spectacular but I'm not holding my breath.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 8:08 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #592

    JJ puts men who hate women in TLJ in their place....which is alone.

    http://www.indiewire.com/2018/02/jj-...mpression=true
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 8:12 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #593

    What about the people who just hate poorly written characters whether they are men, women, aliens or robots.

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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 9:13 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #594

    Shouldnt this be posted in TLJ thread? I wish people would post stuff that doesnt come from people who have vested interests all the time either. Unless it relates to production elements or interesting stories about the production, they really carry very little weight and are just posted to fit a narrative anyway.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 9:46 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #595

    Bryancd said: View Post
    JJ puts men who hate women in TLJ in their place....which is alone.

    http://www.indiewire.com/2018/02/jj-...mpression=true
    Going to bully me into liking Rey through guilt? I don't like Rey because she is completely uninteresting. I'm equally uninterested in Kylo. I don't find a character compelling because he tells me he's "conflicted", then kills his Dad. I don't know why he's such a dick. Nor do I care to find out. Does this mean i just hate both sexes equally?

    Going to go tell my Mom that because I hate Rey, I must hate her too now.

    Also, JJ's arrogance is astounding. "Because you don't like a character I wrote, you're a misogynist."
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 10:14 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #596

    Every day we're told that we're all misogynist's, chauvinist pigs, homophobes, racists, bigots, ignorant, intolerant, insensitive etc. for saying we don't like something. It's the way everything is now.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 10:23 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #597

    TheMechanic said: View Post
    Every day we're told that we're all misogynist's, chauvinist pigs, homophobes, racists, bigots, ignorant, intoletrant, insensitive etc. for saying we don't like something. It's the way everything is now.
    Having a wife and kids can change that.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 10:31 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #598

    TheMechanic said: View Post
    Every day we're told that we're all misogynist's, chauvinist pigs, homophobes, racists, bigots, ignorant, intoletrant, insensitive etc. for saying we don't like something. It's the way everything is now.
    If you can stomach the crap Disney and their shill`s dish out you must be the perfect person. Thats the message Im getting.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 10:31 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #599

    Bryancd said: View Post
    Having a wife and kids can change that.
    That doesn't even make sense. Please don't explain it though. Thanks.
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    1 Week Ago  Feb 16, 2018, 10:35 PM - Re: STAR WARS Episode IX #600

    I've been married twice and I have 2 kids. J.J. Abrams, Hollywood and the media still tell me I'm a woman hating piece of garbage if I say I don't like Rey or Rose or I'm a disgusting racist if I don't like Finn or Black Panther.

    I don't see what marriage and kids has to do with it?

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