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All things Star Wars

Discussion in 'Arts & Entertainment' started by EgonSpengler, Aug 15, 2014.

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Sith or Jedi?

  1. Sith

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  2. Jedi

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  1. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Definitely excellent now that I've watched the full version. :thumbsup:
     
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  2. Ajidica

    Ajidica High Quality Person

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    Not sure I follow....
     
  3. Thorvald of Lym

    Thorvald of Lym A Little Sketchy

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    JohannaK Careless Whisperer

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    Nah, you have to watch the last two seasons of GoT to see how they write. Almost nobody dies. They was only killin' them protagonists cause it's what ol' RR wrote for them.
     
  5. Laurana Kanan

    Laurana Kanan Don’t underestimate who I am.

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  6. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    It was a good read. :thumbsup:

    ‘In the first draft, Luke was an old man, Leia was 14, and Han Solo was “a huge green-skinned monster with no nose and large gills.”’
    Go, Comic Irregulars, go!

    Rey is also, according to totally unsubstantiated Internet theories, a leading candidate to be the Skywalker of the title, pending some kind of head-snapping reveal about her ancestry. (For the record, the other leading unsubstantiated Internet theory has the “Skywalker” of the title referring to an entirely new order of Force users who will rise up and replace the Jedi.)

    Somebody has been reading Gori.
     
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  7. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey The Poster

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    The title has five distinct meanings (well four, plus a sop to Sommer)

    1) the rise of Rey from obscurity to being known as a Skywalker
    2) the moral rise of Ben when he atones for killing Han by a heroic self-sacrifice that takes out Snoke-Plagueis for good
    3) the rise of Anakin in Shmi as a Force-counter-reaction to Plagueis bringing someone (or himself) back to life for the first time
    4) the rise of "Skywalkers" in the place of Jedi/Sith. They'll be lazer-sword-wielding do-gooders.
    5) Luke will appear as a force ghost
     
  8. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    QFT
     
  9. Gori the Grey

    Gori the Grey The Poster

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    Yeah, well, until the movie comes out they're "unsubstantiated." But once it does, it will be the movie itself substantiating them! You'll see!
     
  10. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Unsurprisingly, I disagree.
     
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  11. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    Don't forget that in countries with gendered nouns, The Last Jedi was rendered in the plural form.
     
  12. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    And the director of the film said in an interview that he had laboured on said film under the impression that the word was in the singular.
     
  13. BenitoChavez

    BenitoChavez Whispering Walrus

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    One would think that the director wouldn't be "under the impression" about the title of the film he is working on. If he was then that goes a long way towards explaining that mess.
     
  14. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    Yes, there was a lot of executive interference. :/
     
  15. Mouthwash

    Mouthwash Escaped Lunatic

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    Disney is moving to exploit Knights of the Old Republic now that their rape of the Original Trilogy has failed. Boycott, boycott, boycott.
     
  16. Arakhor

    Arakhor Dremora Courtier Moderator

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    One assumes that they're not going to simply regurgitate the game in film, because everyone knows how badly video game films tend to do. If they don't do that, how bad could it really be?

    (The Prequels were widely panned, but even they have their good points.)
     
  17. Sommerswerd

    Sommerswerd I never yielded

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    I thought Star Wars: Battlefront was a resounding hit :confused: I've never played it, but my younger siblings rant and rave all the time about how great it was.
     
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  18. Mouthwash

    Mouthwash Escaped Lunatic

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    I think that's just a result of lazy cash-grabs by game companies, along with a 'self-fulfilling prophecy' effect as writers and producers take quality scripts/material away from films they think are going to bomb anyway. There's no reason why a movie based on a video game can't be good.

    Regurgitating the game's plot will hurt Kotor's legacy, so I oppose that, but it would make for a better Star Wars movie than anything Disney has put out.

    Unwise to ask these sorts of things.
     
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  19. Takhisis

    Takhisis is it fall yet

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    They'll get Uwe Boll?
     
  20. Traitorfish

    Traitorfish The Tighnahulish Kid

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    Is it really a boycott if you weren't going to buy it anyway?
     
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