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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. r16

    r16 not deity

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    racists can have Black troops (abducted to clean the latrines most of the time) but the fact is naturally Abrams was given hints about Lucas' intentions of doing stuff and instead laying some extra layers of excrement on the whole series .
     
  2. hobbsyoyo

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    I also admit that I was extremely bothered both by the tone of many of the scenes (shoulder brushing, alien breastfeeding and hyper-sarcastic Marvel-esque jokes) as well as the canon-breaking scenes (hyperspace kamikaze) that I truly struggled to connect with that movie such that I could consider the deeper themes. I am trying really hard to not come off as 'that' kind of fan - I personally don't care that the entirety of the expanded universe got jettisoned by the new trilogy - but the movie didn't feel like a Star Wars movie to me as much as a Marvel Universe movie that happened to be set in a galaxy far, far away and I found it deeply off-putting.
     
  3. Thorvald of Lym

    Thorvald of Lym A Little Sketchy

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    I liken it to the Waffen-SS: on the one hand, there's an ideological quotient for membership (whatever that is); on the other, they're so desperate to shore up numbers they've resorted to mass conscription. What's weird is that we've seen this system break down within the universe's own lore: the Clone Revolt is confirmed in Rebels, and they were literally cultivated as space Janissaries, so a child soldier like Finn defecting is far from implausible. The fact he's the only one, though, is a massive missed opportunity.

    And it's weird, because challenging fate has been an undercurrent throughout the series since the OT itself: I think it was a comment on Belated Media's What if the Prequels were Good? series that highlighted the missed theme of Anakin, who was literally born a slave, kept subservient in the Jedi Council, before being rendered a slave to the Sith as Darth Vader, choosing to die at the end as an affirmation that he's a free man.
     
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  4. r16

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    because Finn and the thing adult film companies have decided to give up a genre name . So they are going to scandalize us , that weird old kind of fans . Spitting on canon , because they are in a position to decide the canon . And Johnson unable to do half what he wants . You can like canonize whatever happens on screen , in the old way and not the BS way Vlll wants , because it has been done . So the revolutionary stormtroopers happen because Abrams wants them go away . Will fix it man ! Yeah , exactly , with a Stardestroyer fleet , with a gun that brings down the whole if it gets kicked , with a kick from the below . That thing guys have ? lt is what Abrams thinks as Star Wars ... And did he make what he wanted to the nth degree ? Unlike Johnson , Abrams was on the news for exposing Lucasfilm and Lucas rebels cutting his footage and not giving it back , to make it miss the deadline . London and stuff not very keen either and coronavirus and we are yet spared the director's cut !
     
  5. r16

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    he was the only one , then he wasn't . Finn's attraction to the team is that he is Black and that genre adult movie makers are currently abandoning , because it implies Blacks are animals or whatever and their disgracing a white woman is so big stuff that white women adult stars make a lot of money as compensation . Just a "What?" . Don't worry , am on a tablet , ranting is harsh when you lose half your post as the tablet closes down , out of battery power ! Team insults canon , only because they are in a position to define canon . Except their brilliance gets chopped here and there . Rian Johnson took it manly , his BS of tactics can be covered , because it has been already . His Marvelsiness , even the supposed sexual tension between the lightsaber opponents has already been done away with . Forewarned , Abrams brought in the revolutionary horsebandit stormtroopers , with whom Finn refused to play and commanded in a cavalry charge . You know against a Stardestroyer fleet with guns vulnerable as if they are . The word Abrams defines Star Wars is what guys have , luckily he is a fan because he might have been an enemy . And it didn't make any grade , because Abrams was on the news complaining Lucasfilm rebels and George Lucas partizans cut his masterpiece accordingly and refused to give stuff back , before the release date . Coronavirus and London now doubting whether it is worth it and we are yet to see the Director's Cut !

    edit : Uh , this is the second attempt of the same idea , if deleted both ı will come up with less offensive ways of saying the notion . That 20 minutes between them two posts was actually a war with the tablet to make it work
     
  6. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    I haven't had access to any in ages so I cannot even check. I do remember spider droids and also AATs being used by Imperial troops for certain.
    A fellow Schismatic! :high5:
    But then the CIS showed that they could make far more effective droids, first with the B-2 Battle Droids and then with the Magna guards and so on.
    My theory is still that the most likely explanation is that Sidious was sabotaging them. Given how caricaturesquely incompetent the Trade Federation leadership was it's a distinct possibility.
    Actually the Empire is supposed to be racist: humans are better than everybody else.
    More specifically it seemed as though the final cut of Ep. IX made it all about the past and made it feel as if it was spitting on Ep. VIII, possibly to appease the haters.
    I am still not sure how much of a say either of the directors really had regarding the final cuts or even the plot of his respective film, but I still agree that there's a notable difference in style and that it was obvious that Ep. IX was trying to acknowledge as little of VIII as possible.
     
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  7. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Blood Elven Ghost Agent

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    Something tells me that the Empire would not take it to kindly having my nation having a mix of humans with night elves (kaldorei) and high elves (quel’dorei).

    Looking at it without the anti-SJW shades, I felt it it was a hamfisty way to fix the duel between Abrums and Johnson outdoing each other or something.
     
  8. JohannaK

    JohannaK Heroically Clueless

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    I dont understand the first part of your post. What nation? What elves?
     
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  9. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    He's talking about Warcraft.
     
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    JohannaK Heroically Clueless

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    Ah
     
  11. Ajidica

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    But humans are superior!
     
  12. Laurana Kanan

    Laurana Kanan Don’t underestimate who I am.

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    STAR WARS: THE BAD BATCH, AN ALL-NEW ANIMATED SERIES, TO DEBUT ON DISNEY+ IN 2021



    :eek:

    Really excited for this as the Bad Batch was one of the final concepts co-developed by GL and I thought the first arc of the last season of TCW was great. It seems like they either weren't affected by, or removed their inhibitor chips, and will take on a role similar to the A-Team...maybe??? I'm also assuming we'll get more from Echo and maybe even some other cameos like Rex & Ahsoka.
     
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  14. r16

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    this is some Star Wars niche , called War on Kinkade . ı imagine this Kinkade was a painter for masses so it becomes possibly to dream yet another Team Abrams effort . Worthless masses trolled with a Star Destroyer in sight , which everyone knows is not atmosphere capable . Though ı would like to see a larger form of this one , would fit some narrative of mine to come
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    also apparently there is a George Lucas cut of lX ? Would explain Team Abrams rushing to offer some director's cut like within a week of the theatrical release . Supposedly creating some fan rage against Kennedy who on the surface destroying the franchise with a feminist agenda , but could be far more pertinent if she was seen as a weakling who couldn't hold Lucasfilm rebels in check , you know under some jackboots ... So that they could edit for less harm and keep extras for the benefit of future SW fans ...
     
  15. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Oh dear, today's Darths and Droids is setting up multiple jokes based on The Princess Bride.
     
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  16. Sommerswerd

    Sommerswerd Rest in Peace Black Panther

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    Pics or it didn't happen
     
  17. Takhisis

    Takhisis Jinping, wer fragt uns?

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    Better than pics, I have a link to the actual comic.
     
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  18. Sommerswerd

    Sommerswerd Rest in Peace Black Panther

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    I read it, but the Princess Bride references must have slipped by me like so many Dread Pirate Roberts'es
     
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  19. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Blood Elven Ghost Agent

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    The Princess Bride jokes and memes, How I miss them.
     
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  20. GenMarshall

    GenMarshall Blood Elven Ghost Agent

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    I don't know if anyone has heard. There's rumors circling about that George Lucas is returning to Lucas Films.
     

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