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Official: STAR WARS THREAD. These are the droids you're looking for. **WARNING MAY CONTAIN SPOILERS

Discussion in 'Entertainment, Culture, and Sports' started by Jr Mouse, Oct 30, 2012.

  1. sinnedk

    sinnedk Senior member

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    right right... emo vader as i refer to him...
     
  2. El Argentino

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    They clearly establish Kylo Ren has a Vader fetish. Why is it scrambling people's brains that Ren would want to emulate the way Vader looked?

    This is the actual purpose of the forum - for men to emulate and be seen in styles they've encountered from others on the interwebz.

    Whoa. That was meta.
     
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    She reminded me of Ann Miller's character from Mulholland Drive.
     
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    They made him a distinct unstable character who is a vader fanboy which is x10 better than making him a new lame Vader. Him removing the mask is very telling; he is not vader for him it's still a costume because he is torn and still very much in conflict between the light and the dark side of him. That's why his powers are so inconsistent during the movie he can go from stopping blast in midair to getting wounded by a novice like Finn or Rey. He pretty much lacks focus in same way as Luke did in ESB. Imo character is brilliant agreat villian with distinct character and not all black and white. I love TOT but I gotta give them some credit for characters of Rey and Kylo they are very well made.
     
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    I watched the movie last night and I so wanted it to be good. Was it worth my fifteen dollars? Absolutely, but this movie followed the same instant-gratification objectives that all action and comic book movies follow. There was no development of character - the scavanging girl was the same badass at the beginning of the movie as she was at the end. The defecting stormtrooper had these heavy-handed narrative moments where Darth Jr. had to stop and notice him for his wavering loyalty, only to move on. There was the creature that Han wanted the gang to go see whose attitude and look reminded me of Edna Mode from The Incredibles.
     
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    I never liked Ewoks but I accepted them as a small fault in an otherwise masterful original trilogy. It wasn't until the prequels came out and I saw them as the first sign that Lucas left to his own ideas was a moron only interested in toys and CGI. Now I hate them.
     
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    i think you are overthinking this...
     
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    As for what I thought of this movie: awesome. I was enthralled the entire time. It was a basically a remake/homage to ANH, but I think that was a smart idea by JJ Abrams. I loved the original trilogy growing up but I don't think I've seen them since the prequels came out as those left such a bad taste in my mouth. TFA entirely reboots the feeling of the franchise and let's fans know that yes, this is motherfucking Star Wars.
     
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    That may have been the intention. What came across however, was a poorly written and badly acted character. Ren went from a potential badass to annoying bitch. A deeply flawed and conflicted villain is fine as long as he still can present a threat to the protagonists, but here he really didn't seem all that difficult to deal with by anyone.

    lefty
     
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    I'm brain farting. What does TOT stand for?
     
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    the Original Trilogy
     
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    from opening day in 77 some good pants
     
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    A lot of dudes in that picture. TFA had a decent amount of women in the theaters when I went to see it.
     
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    The female audience for Star Wars is actually fairly large. I suspect it will grow once word of mouth gets out who the real main hero of this movie is.
     
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    Where was Warwrick Davis?
     
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    This. There was quite a bit I enjoyed about the movie, but Ren was a low point, both in the writing and the acting.
    I would have much preferred the kid from the VW commercial be Vader 2.0.



    LIKE YOUR -- oh, never mind. Used that one already today.
     
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    The original Thrawn trilogy was actually pretty good as I recall. I read them just before or around the time the Tie Fighter game came out and loved that he was featured in it.
     
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    It was the first and best of the EU.
     
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    There were actually some others written in the '80s. Han Solo at Star's End? I think. There was also a record I had featuring C3PO and R2D2, fighting evil robots or something. It's been awhile.

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    http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Han_Solo_at_Stars'_End

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    Lolz, that was the exact cover the copy I read had.
     
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