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Star Wars: Rogue One (A Star Wars Story) by Jolene Blalock - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:24:51 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.361012 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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First Rogue One trailer dropped just now. I guess it aired on Good Morning America, but it already made it's way all over the internet.

Personally I think it looks great. Looks like the kind of Star Wars movie I always wanted to see. People are gonna criticize the fact that it takes place during the OT, but I dont really care. Seems like it has a different tone than Episode VII had. Less upbeat, I guess? Cant really put my finger on the word, but this definitely stands out. Maybe these filler standalone films Disney plans to release between Episodes are going to wind up being way better than the actual Episodes.

I'm hype I guess.
Daisuke Jigen - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:42:09 EST ID:RweNhena No.361013 Report Quick Reply
Why do so many people in Star Wars land have British accents?
Linda Hamilton - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:42:50 EST ID:fYSIsnnf No.361014 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When is the Boba Fett movie coming out?
Tom Peters - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:48:40 EST ID:rh97RTdQ No.361015 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This looks really mediocre, maybe it's just the trailer.
Eric Idle - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:49:29 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.361016 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>This is a rebellion, isn't it? I rebel.
Daisuke Jigen - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:51:02 EST ID:RweNhena No.361017 Report Quick Reply
literally when I X'd out of the trailer
Jolene Blalock - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:55:03 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.361018 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It wouldnt be Star Wars without hammy dialogue.
Eric Idle - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:56:31 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.361019 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I... can't argue with you on that one, but that line really made me cringe.
Daisuke Jigen - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 08:56:58 EST ID:RweNhena No.361020 Report Quick Reply
I know, but her semi-British accent when saying it just really cringed me out. I do not like her weird voice, it's like when Will Smith's kid had to invent an accent for the M Night Shymalan space movie.
Tom Peters - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:09:05 EST ID:rh97RTdQ No.361023 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Are you questioning the writing of the geniuses behind American Pie and After Earth?

That was like poetry, Lucas would be proud.
Eric Idle - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:12:39 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.361024 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>American Pie
>After Earth

Holy shit.
Tom Peters - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:15:39 EST ID:rh97RTdQ No.361025 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah, at least the next episode is being directed by the guy who did Looper and a lot of Breaking Bad episodes.

But Disney needs to get their shit together with these standalone movies and who is working on them if they want to milk the franchise.
Daisuke Jigen - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:22:14 EST ID:RweNhena No.361027 Report Quick Reply
>After Earth
LOL that explains my suspicions here >>361020 no wonder this movie has such shitty accents, After Earth was abominable.
Bill Murray - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:34:11 EST ID:YnBWnq4a No.361029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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This looks a like a direct to vhs-quality, extra gritty try-hard action film. I think I kinda agree with George Lucas when he was complaining about how Disney raped his childhood.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 09:57:38 EST ID:QAjjJz7u No.361030 Report Quick Reply
Trailer was aight. Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendehlson and Forest Whittaker being in it is a plus.

and Brick. Rian Johnson is an underrated director.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 07-04-2016 10:01:51
Bill Murray - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:14:34 EST ID:YnBWnq4a No.361031 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know. I honestly hated Looper and thought it had very lazy writing and Brick was more style over substance so It gives me reservations that he's also doing the screenplay as well as directing Episode VIII.
Eric Idle - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:16:10 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.361032 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I wasn't crazy about Looper either. It was a pretty underwhelming movie.
Patrick Stewart - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:18:24 EST ID:wjm+GX0x No.361033 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The good news is that they're going to milk this franchise until every bit of the original appeal is gone, and then there will be no more star wars nerds. I thought the prequel trilogy would do it, but the fandom genocide was incomplete.
Emmett Brown - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 10:56:53 EST ID:IwU4uchg No.361036 Ignore Report Quick Reply
bad trailer nb
Daisuke Jigen - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:10:51 EST ID:RweNhena No.361037 Report Quick Reply
You mean you aren't in suspense to find out if they can stop the Death Star before it can do anything bad?
Harry Potter - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 11:58:23 EST ID:xR9NMqFo No.361039 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I lost all faith in Disney's Star Wars films when Force Awakens turned out to be an overhyped pile of nonsensical shit.
Chris Carter - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:47:41 EST ID:YbHRlyjL No.361053 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Star Wars, forever and forever, a hundred years Star Wars
a hundred days Star Wars forever a hundred times
Son Goku - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 14:51:53 EST ID:e2XD8zOA No.361054 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Brick seems to be a very divisive movie. Same with Looper. I haven't seen Looper, but Brick, I absolutely hated. I couldn't get invested in it when the characters spoke so ridiculously far out of their time to the point of unintentional comedy, with no real justification other than LOL NOIR, that it left the movie feeling unbelievably cheap, and kind of annoying. I also thought it was overly long, with maybe about 2 real memorable characters through its fairly extensive cast, despite their obvious effort to make every character a memorable noir character.

Mostly, I just don't want to hear teenage characters talk like they're in the school play version of The Man With The Golden Arm when there's literally no justification for it. One of the very few movies I felt I really just couldn't suspend my disbelief to justify what was going on. I personally don't think it worked as a tribute to the genre, or stood on its own very well.

But I have friends that absolutely swear by the movie, and I've talked to more people who have enjoyed it than didn't. It just really wasn't for me, at all. Noir films are something I legitimately enjoy, and Brick just felt like a poor, misguided imitation. I'm not against filmmakers doing something different or new with the genre, but I don't believe Brick was the way to go about it. That could just be me though.

As for Rogue One, I think it looks fine, and I like that it's going for a different tone than TFA did. But now knowing that it's from the guy that directed Brick, I'm just really hoping he's worked out his stylistic beefs through Brick and has some much better writers on board. I really hope that Rogue One doesn't do to war films what Brick did to noir.
Katee Sackhoff - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:36:33 EST ID:0CbgH94z No.361058 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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this is all I needed to see
Elliott - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 15:48:18 EST ID:I8eSs3WQ No.361059 Ignore Report Quick Reply
RIGHT? Donnie Yen bringing it to the table!
Tony Montana - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:10:27 EST ID:QxUeSp6Z No.361060 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I liked brick, even though I thought the MC sounded a little douchey. Looper on the other hand is complete and total shit.
Jolene Blalock - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 16:36:47 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.361063 Ignore Report Quick Reply
y u photoshopping lightsabers in? Aint no Jedi in this movie.
River Tam - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:45:09 EST ID:RlC5ITn9 No.361068 Ignore Report Quick Reply
this looks fucking dope
River Tam - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 17:46:30 EST ID:RlC5ITn9 No.361069 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bill Murray - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:12:23 EST ID:YnBWnq4a No.361079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You don't need to be a Jedi to use a lightsaber. Didn't Finn prove that?

I think I mostly liked Brick but I wouldn't call it anything more than a heavily stylized, fluffed up popcorn flick. I could understand why not liking the overblown Noir style would completely ruin the movie because that's all it really has going for it.

Looper on the other hand, I thought it was complete trash and I really don't understand how it got so much praise. Like, it seriously makes me feel like I'm going insane and I feel like thousands of random movie critics and armchair film-buffs are conspiring on an elaborate inside joke by calling it a good and intelligent sci-fi film. The "science" is total bullshit, the plot twist is so obvious you know what it's going to be within the first minute of the film, it's filmed with pointless drama that goes nowhere, the soundtrack is completely flaccid, and Joseph Gordon Levitt looks like a fish-mutant with that horrible burce willis mask. It's straight-up one of the worst movies I've ever seen and the amount of "top ten" lists that movie made it onto makes me feel like I've been taking crazy pills.
Chris Carter - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 19:23:57 EST ID:YbHRlyjL No.361083 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Kira Nerys - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:06:30 EST ID:u4Yg+X/d No.361084 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't think it looks to amazing but Donnie Yen in a star wars movie? That alone sold me on it. Should be cool to see Mads Mikkelsen too. Ip man and Hannibal... in space!
Lawrence Olivier - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 20:50:38 EST ID:LETymjP9 No.361086 Ignore Report Quick Reply
And Forest Whitaker!
Guildenstern - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 21:06:40 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.361091 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well, at least I'm not the only one who thought Looper was shitty.
Cybernetic Ghost of Christmas Past from the Future - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 22:05:03 EST ID:g+Tts2H0 No.361096 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Decent trailer actually. Kind of cool to see some made up EU stuff. Better than a remake of A New Hope.
Drox - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 23:03:48 EST ID:nqECM/up No.361098 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Star Wars making a prequel to another "trilogy"

It's like poetry, it rhymes

Looks pretty dumb, but Donnie Yen being it in could be cool.
Lawrence Olivier - Thu, 07 Apr 2016 23:35:42 EST ID:LETymjP9 No.361100 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What would you have done differently?
Drox - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:16:16 EST ID:nqECM/up No.361105 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not make it? Focus on the two movies you have coming down the pipe to complete the trilogy. Then branch out the franchise afterwards, like making kid cartoons, video games, and stand alone star wars projects that aren't burden with having to fill in gaps of the main movies. I guess that's what I would do instead of making filler movies for dummies to chew on in between the main movies.
Borat Sagdiyev - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 00:58:43 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.361106 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't know, this movie already looks better than episode 7. I don't know why you think waiting like 5 years to make expanded universe movies will magically increase the quality. It's not like all the same people are working on all the movies and everyone is scrambling to rush it out the gate in time. They spent as much time producing this movie as people spend producing any other movie.

I, for one, am just glad to see a Star Wars movie with no Jedi and no force stuff. I've always been more into the blasters and X-Wing/Tie-Fighter space battles side of Star Wars and Han Solo and Boba Fett type characters than the ancient orders and prophecies and space magic and lightsaber side.
Drox - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:05:23 EST ID:nqECM/up No.361108 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I don't know why you think waiting like 5 years to make expanded universe movies will magically increase the quality

Saturation of a product. You get too much star wars then in becomes less exciting when the next movie comes out. I'm not saying they shouldn't try new stuff, I just think it's too early for them to try.
Borat Sagdiyev - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 01:53:46 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.361110 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's true for some things, video games especially. But I don't think that will be the case with this movie. Now, that planned Han Solo movie....yeah there's no good reason to make that movie. I guess I'm just biased here because this movie looks like it's going to focus on a side of the Star Wars universe I've always wanted to explore more. I hope they don't Assassin's Creed this franchise, but I understand why Disney's approach worries some people.

Maybe they should have waited. Maybe they should have put these projects on Netflix or something like how Marvel has been doing. Still this movie looks neat and I do look forward to the Boba Fett movie.
Pussy Galore - Fri, 08 Apr 2016 07:37:35 EST ID:BHS1q+pK No.361115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I hope they don't Assassin's Creed this franchise
thanks for putting to words exactly what I expect out of all this.
George Costanza - Fri, 29 Apr 2016 19:32:05 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.362742 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Mads Mikkelsen plays the main characters Dad.
Kathryn Beaumont - Sat, 30 Apr 2016 05:49:42 EST ID:pzySZwva No.362769 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Mads Mikkelsen is in it!? Aaaaaaah!!
Alan Ball - Sun, 01 May 2016 00:39:42 EST ID:UbRpWwMH No.362830 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>You don't need to be a Jedi to use a lightsaber. Didn't Finn prove that?

Rewatch the scene when then Starkiller cannon destroys Coruscant. Pay attention to the order of events; Finn hears and reacts to the "millions of voices crying out in terror" before anyone else around him even knows what's happening.
Cthulhu - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:49:37 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366656 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Character details released
>Jyn Erso (played by: Felicity Jones)
A streetwise delinquent who has been on her own since 15, she has fighting skills and a knowledge of the galactic underworld that the Rebel Alliance desperately needs. “She’s got a checkered past,” says Lucasfilm president and Rogue One producer Kathleen Kennedy. “She has been detained [by the Rebellion] and is being given an opportunity to be useful. And by being useful, it may commute her sentence… She’s a real survivor. She becomes a kind of Joan of Arc in the story.”

>Galen Erso (played by: Mads Mikkelsen)
Jyn’s estranged father is like the galactic version of nuclear pioneer J. Robert Oppenheimer, with doomsday knowledge that is sought by both the Empire and the Rebellion. “He’s one of those people that has insight into you know specific aspects of just how the universe works,” says Hart. Where has Galen been, if Jyn has been on her own for years? “The circumstances of how the family got to the state that it’s in is something that we probably don’t want to share right now,” Hart says. (Lucasfilm isn't revealing his image yet, so this is file picture. Don't worry -- the button-down isn't retro galactic fashion.)

>Captain Cassian Andor (played by: Diego Luna)
Andor is a by-the-book Rebel intelligence officer, brought in to steady the volatile Erso, but he’s no square. He’s committed, steady, and practical, and has seen more than his share of combat. “He conveys a fair amount of experience and the reality of what it’s like to do this every day, to try to figure out how to resist the Empire effectively and intelligently,” says Kiri Hart, Lucasfilm’s chief of story development. “It’s not easy.”

>Chirrut Imwe (played by: Donnie Yen)
Pronounced chi-RUT, he’s no Jedi, but he’s devoted to their ways and has used his spirituality to overcome his blindness and become a formidable warrior. “Chirrut falls into the category of being a warrior monk,” says Kennedy. “He very much still believes in everything the Jedi were about.” He maintains that belief even though the Jedi are no longer there to protect the galaxy. As director Gareth Edwards puts it: "This idea that magical beings are going to come and save us is going away, and it’s up to normal, everyday people to take a stand to stop evil from dominating the world.”

>Baze Malbus (played by: Jiang Wen)
Heavily armored, Baze prefers a blaster to hokey religions and ancient weapons, but he is devoted to protecting his friend Chirrut at all costs. “He understands Chirrut’s spiritual centeredness, but he doesn’t necessarily support it,” Kennedy says. Baze goes along with this Force business because “it’s what his friend deeply believes,” she adds. Think of them as a little like the galactic version of Don Quixote and Sancho Panza.

>Bodhi Rook (played by: Riz Ahmed)
Bodhi is this Rebel squad’s lead pilot. He tends to be hot-headed, but any abrasiveness is overshadowed by his skills in the air — and the void of space. “He flies a lot of cargo, one of his key jobs,” Kennedy says. “And he tends to be a little tense, a little volatile, but everybody in the group really relies on his technical skills.”

>K-2SO (played by: Alan Tudyk)
This towering, powerful security droid is described by Edwards as “the antithesis of C-3PO.” In other words, he’s tough, confident, not especially interested in "human/cyborg relations," and the complete opposite of a neurotic fussbudget. “Kaytoo is a little bit like Chewbacca's personality in a droid’s body,” Edwards says. “He doesn’t give a s--- about what you think. He doesn't fully check himself before he says things and does things. He just speaks the truth.” Like Jyn, he’s also seeking a bit of redemption for past wrongs. Droids, too, can have regret.

>Director Orson Krennic (Ben Mendelsohn)
On the opposing side, this villain is an ambitious Imperial apparatchik who intends to use his squad of Deathtroopers to pulverize the Rebel uprising and ascend into the Emperor’s graces – while hopefully avoiding the wrath of his enforcer, Darth Vader. “The bad guy is a lot more terrifying when he’s really smart, and really effective,” says Knoll. “There is a lot of palace intrigue going on in the Empire, with people conspiring to move up the ranks and sabotaging each other. There’s not a lot of loyalty there.”
Cthulhu - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 16:50:59 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366657 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Saw Gerrera (played by: Forest Whitaker)

This character has a past that Star Wars completists will recognize immediately when they see his name, even if he looks very different than the way they've seen him before. (He even looks different from when we saw him in the teaser trailer.) There's so much to say about this character, we’re going to break out a separate on him and his history in The Clone Wars. [ http://www.ew.com/article/2016/06/22/star-wars-rogue-one-forest-whitaker-character ] for a deeper exploration of this shadowy figure...

Meet the Rebel fighter who’s so extreme that the other good guys aren’t sure if he really is one. Forest Whitaker’s character has been one of the more closely held secrets of Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, but Lucasfilm is ready now to make his identity official: this shadowy freedom-fighter is Saw Gerrera, a figure with a surprisingly deep background in galactic history. The warrior — seen in the Rogue One trailer asking, “If you continue to fight, what will you become?” — was actually first seen in season 5 of The Clone Wars animated series, when he was a young man on the planet Onderon, unleashing guerilla combat on the droid army of Separatists who took over his world.

Along with his sister, Steela, he fought alongside Darth Vader — back when the Sith lord was just an impetuous young Jedi named Anakin Skywalker. In the episode A War on Two Fronts, which aired in October 2012, Saw and Steela were part of an insurgent group being unofficially trained by Anakin, Obi-Wan Kenobi, and the padawan Ahsoka Tano. While it wouldn’t be right to spoil what happens to their characters in that story arc, which can be caught up with now on Netflix, suffice to say that Saw pays a steep cost for his resistance, and remains mistrustful of any authority except his own for the rest of his days. There never will be a peacetime for him.

“Consider him kind of a battered veteran who leads a band of Rebel extremists,” Lucasfilm president Kathleen Kennedy tells EW. “He’s on the fringe of the Rebel Alliance. Even [they] are a little concerned about him. One reason we saved his reveal until now, in addition to him having a deeper backstory than the other new characters, is that Saw is an ally to the Rebel squad in Rogue One, but he’s not really one of them. He’s off on his own,” Kennedy says.

In Claudia Gray’s recent Leia-centric novel Star Wars: Bloodline, set approximately midway between the events of Return of the Jedi and The Force Awakens, the princess-turned-politician is confronted by a rival who challenges her on the “terrorist tactics of the Rebel Alliance,” specifically citing “the campaigns of Saw Gerrera’s Partisans.” For Rogue One, they needed a character on the borderline, someone who would represent the extreme end of the fight against the Emperor. Producer John Knoll’s idea was to show how the Death Star is a threat that pulls the disparate Rebel factions into a place of unity. The Lucasfilm story group plucked Saw Gerrera from Clone Wars history as a good candidate for a radical. “The Death Star is the event that sort of pulls everybody into a place of unity, and prior to that it’s a little bit more divided. Who are at the different ends of that spectrum?” says Kiri Hart, Lucasfilm’s head of story development. It was also a way to incorporate a character created by George Lucas, who has stepped back from Star Wars storytelling after selling Lucasfilm to Disney, but was deeply involved in The Clone Wars series with executive producer Dave Filoni (now overseeing the animated Rebels show). Hart and fellow story group member Pablo Hidalgo were among those knew some of the as-yet-unseen character storylines that Lucas had in mind, and Saw’s fit right in with what they needed for Rogue One. For more on the character, Hidalgo appears on today’s episode of The Star Wars Show to offer some new insights into his history. https://youtu.be/Filn82qphCA
Reuben Tishkoff - Wed, 22 Jun 2016 17:30:17 EST ID:8t3JKKqW No.366661 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The title ''Rouge One'' sounds like a porn parody title.
Star Ward: The Force That Comes With Dildo
Pamela Adlon - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 05:09:14 EST ID:pSKOMc+I No.366697 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Coruscant wasn't destroyed dude.
just a couple of shitty planets nobody ever heard of in some backwater starsystem, if it were Coruscant over a trillion people would've died.
Dr. Thaddeus Venture - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 06:18:59 EST ID:tYV7CoSb No.366701 Ignore Report Quick Reply
When did Star Wars go from somewhat relatable but also alien names like Han Solo and Luke Skywalker to straight up goo goo ga ga gibberish? Was it Phantom Menace?
Brendon Small - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 07:44:23 EST ID:3IGo5C+X No.366702 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Sure why not? Blame everything on the prequels... totally not knee-jerkish... no siree
Twayne Boneraper - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 13:33:50 EST ID:FjuaHq6C No.366709 Ignore Report Quick Reply
About two years ago some brazilian monkeypig spent the better part of two days arguing that the prequels were better than the originals without ever once actually saying how or why. It's so weird to see the ways different people react to Star Wars.
Christopher Walken - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 17:54:24 EST ID:RweNhena No.366723 Ignore Report Quick Reply
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 18:10:54 EST ID:3ZXlqy+m No.366725 Report Quick Reply
Happy Gilmore - Thu, 23 Jun 2016 20:50:09 EST ID:TVFgkOBy No.366732 Ignore Report Quick Reply
i thought this one had no space wizards in it
The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 01:28:29 EST ID:4KG4YuqR No.366749 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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It was worth watching the trailer just to see Mark Hamel's look of absolute loathing.

Pierce Hawthorne - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 02:11:23 EST ID:orkrUL/0 No.366751 Ignore Report Quick Reply
well, it looks like Disney is turning Star Wars into a new franchise for their key demo...13 year old girls. In before there's some lame tween sitcom on the Disney channel, "Sith with a blog", or something like that.

This film looks like shit and fuck disney.
Christopher Walken - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:23:10 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366752 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That part was from an unrelated video, it wasnt his reaction to it or anything.

Looks like it'll be one of the best Star Wars movies they've made.

But Star Wars fans will hate it, because no one hates Star Wars more than Star Wars fans.
Christopher Walken - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 04:24:44 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366753 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The best part is watching nerds flip their shit and make a big scene because a female is the lead.

Dont worry, your treehouse is still No Girls Allowed.
Robbie Coltrane - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 11:59:55 EST ID:d3dyGWmv No.366760 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't get how people are so worked up one way or the other about the star wars reboot movies. We didn't get this much mindless hate/praise with Jurassic World. we all just accepted it for what it was and enjoyed it.
Pierce Hawthorne - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:33:56 EST ID:orkrUL/0 No.366765 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I'm not worked up at all. I'm just tired of Disney pandering to teenage girls because they're dumb and will buy anything. The music industry did the same thing, and now look what we got.
Tony Stark - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 16:56:00 EST ID:nqw40kD3 No.366772 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>girls are dumb and poopy and give you cooties
Forrest Gump - Fri, 24 Jun 2016 22:20:59 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366804 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I'm just tired of Disney pandering to teenage girls
In what way are they doing that? Did I miss something? Are teenage girls suddenly super into Star Wars and exploring the backstory of the Rebel Alliance and the Galactic War?
R2-D2 - Sat, 25 Jun 2016 10:27:07 EST ID:d3dyGWmv No.366825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
some tumblr screencaps don't really prove much. I could say Big Trouble in Little China was a movie for teenage girls and google some anime fanart of it from deviantart.
Forrest Gump - Sat, 25 Jun 2016 12:17:32 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.366829 Ignore Report Quick Reply
We're talking about this movie, not episode 7.
Matt Smith - Sat, 25 Jun 2016 23:08:12 EST ID:LZDyvutC No.366853 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Doesn't make them any less accurate.
Dominic Cobb - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 09:18:11 EST ID:3IcjeqHq No.366864 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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hay I trying to figure this out, darth vader was kind of young when ob1 lightsabered his arms and legs off. And it was this time Luke was born. How is vader in his 60's or something when he took off his mask?
Smaug the Golden - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:20:00 EST ID:fYSIsnnf No.366866 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I think he just looks old because hes a corpse that gets no sunlight
Shirley Henderson - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:28:20 EST ID:3IGo5C+X No.366868 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Looks passable for a 40~ yr old. I'm mid 20s and already got some white hairs in my beard. I know of people who are fully grey by 30.
Dominic Cobb - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:43:10 EST ID:3IcjeqHq No.366870 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yeah your right, looking it up the actor (Sebastian Shaw) was born in like 1905, making him 78 in Return of the Jedi in 1983, weird, I wonder what where they thinking?
Sergio Martino - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 10:59:04 EST ID:P8XPrNUG No.366873 Ignore Report Quick Reply
That's the price of dark side power, that's why palpatine looked like shit even for a 100 year old
Dominic Cobb - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:02:55 EST ID:3IcjeqHq No.366874 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Here I made this thing.
Smaug the Golden - Sun, 26 Jun 2016 11:08:03 EST ID:fYSIsnnf No.366875 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Apparently he's 38 in episode III
Donna Noble - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 09:48:11 EST ID:r0D/3KLH No.366980 Report Quick Reply

Tattoine has 2 suns, that's gotta be rough on your skin, all that UV bombardment.
Peri - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 11:02:43 EST ID:pSKOMc+I No.366984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Plus he probably did meth or something to pass the time.

There's only so many times you can pleasure yourself with the force before you seek out a bigger high.
Master Shake-Zula - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 14:08:29 EST ID:JnewZUWv No.367004 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Not to mention white people living in the desert = meth head or future meth head.
Shaggy Rogers - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 19:23:22 EST ID:gd4aSVrF No.367026 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The greatest injustice this world has ever seen was the trashing of the EU to curry favor with new fans incapable of appreciating Star Wars.

I'm including the holocaust in this statement.
Eric Wareheim - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 20:25:46 EST ID:3IGo5C+X No.367031 Ignore Report Quick Reply

The EU was cringey and full of autism. Good riddance.
The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:05:22 EST ID:4KG4YuqR No.367036 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I gathered.

The loathing I think, is from never wanting to do another SW film, then being basically forced into it, plus having to now work for Disney doing shitting segments. It looks like he would rather be anywhere else...


Pic related.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 22:11:26 EST ID:3ZXlqy+m No.367037 Report Quick Reply
Expanded Universe. It's authoirzed and licensed content outside of the films and Clone Wars & Rebels shows like video games, books, etc. After Disney bought Star Wars, the old EU was considered non-canon and recategorized into the Legends brand.
Blast Thickneck - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:12:12 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.367042 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>It looks like he would rather be anywhere else...
He was just having fun. It makes more sense when you watch the actual video the clip is from.

I've never seen anything to indicate that he doesnt like Star Wars, doesnt want to do Star Wars, got "forced into Star Wars" or any of that pessimistic garbage.
The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Mon, 27 Jun 2016 23:39:14 EST ID:4KG4YuqR No.367046 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Naw man, I've seen multiple interviews where he said he was pressured into doing it when he really didn't want to.

Oh yeah. I think i've read a few of those... wasn't Luke supposed to have been going back and forth between the dark and light? plus infiltrating the Sith?
Old Gregg - Tue, 28 Jun 2016 09:38:47 EST ID:ybQ0kPI7 No.367065 Ignore Report Quick Reply

He spent his early career post-Return of The Jedi trying to find a "balance point" between light and dark, and repeatedly went too far to the dark side before finally accepting that you can't walk the link without falling. Which Jedi had known for millenia and several surviving Jedi over the years tried to beat into Luke's thick head, but he was convinced he was special.

The kicker is that several generations later an ancestor of his did finally manage to find the perfect balance and use the dark side without succumbing to it. Then Disney burned the EU to the ground so we'll never know what comes of that.
Tuck Pendleton - Thu, 11 Aug 2016 23:10:04 EST ID:YbHRlyjL No.369593 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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New trailer.
To me this doesnt feel like a Star Wars movie at all but maybe thats a good thing since were going to be getting so many star wars movies in the coming years, and it still looks pretty interesting
Ken Russell - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 01:20:04 EST ID:5GJMPbzM No.369603 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I thought the new Star Wars was a perfect example of how to properly appeal to all audiences without killing the film. I know lots would disagree but I loved it for what it was.
Ken Russell - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 01:23:00 EST ID:5GJMPbzM No.369604 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What mattered to me is that it still felt like Star Wars, almost moreso than ep I-III. Seeing Star Wars done with modern technology was pretty awesome.

I'm not really mad about the change in style, because as far as I'm concerned the old Star Wars died years ago and I stopped waiting for it.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 09:03:42 EST ID:Y9qZHClZ No.369628 Report Quick Reply
I think having the style of the Star Wars anthology films be stylistically different from
the main films is a good choice to appeal to a newer audience and fans who felt disenchanted with the prequel trilogy and The Force Awakens.
Master Pycelle - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:19:35 EST ID:wPY3vU4N No.369667 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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When Force Awakens came out, I was like 'meh'. I grew up on Star Wars, and I was a star wars kid in school when it was not really fucking cool to be a star wars kid in school (though in high school a few cute babes were in our star wars 'clique'). I tell you this so you know I'm a fan when I say I was 'meh' at the force awakens when i saw the trailer. When Han was like 'Chewie, we're home' in the trailer I literally cringed. But I finally saw the movie and it was fucking awesome. I loved it. Fucking loved it and have seen it 4 more times. It has it's faults but idgaf it still worked.

So that all being said, when I saw the teaser for this a few months ago (super bowl maybe?) it didn't seem that interesting. A cash grab it seemed, the nxt to star wars' wwe. After seeing this new full trailer, I gotta admit it seems pretty hype. The ship coming out the shadow was cool as fuck, and other things I could spoiler text but bottom line is I think this one actually looks pretty slick now. Well, the ships/vehicles/etc all looked really cool. The actors IDK. The girl is cute as fuck, kinda takes me out of it until I get over it.

high as fuck and the new trailer is awesome
Danny Strong - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 20:51:00 EST ID:OVZFPLZB No.369670 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Star Wars is ok as the original movies, but I feel like the more the universe is fleshed out, the less I like it.

Originally I think I just didn't like the prequels, but even as the productions get better now, I'm still not thrilled. The morality is simple in the originals, and it works. But the longer you linger in that world the sillier it seems... And the more ridiculous motivations feel.

I don't care one way or another at this point because it's easy enough not to watch something. But I really feel like Disney is going to run this property into the ground with this one-film-a-year production schedule. I don't think Star Wars is an interesting enough universe to support it.

I'm guessing at the end of 6 years, even hardcore fanboys will be begging Disney to stop, not fully knowing why they're doing it. It will be too late to stop the train wreck though, there will already be 4 more in preproduction, and a streaming only tv serious... And it won't matter how well they're made, there just won't be enough to work with.
Seth Cohen - Fri, 12 Aug 2016 23:00:10 EST ID:ZAE1FMbu No.369678 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>the more the universe is fleshed out, the less I like it.

Same... Kinda.... i mean i think the biggest issue is they kind of missed why the first three star wars movies were as good as they were. or atleast why the first movie was soo good. It was the classic good vs evil tale, it was fucking hippies overthrowing the totaltarian government, Like Han solo basically stealing the millennium falcon from jabba was like a hippie borrowing someones car with no intention to return it, jedis are all spirituality and shit and the rebels were just anti government. and darth vader and shit was the government who wanted to rule the universe.

That is what made the first series of star wars movies so good, but it became this kid friendly mess by the third movie with ewoks and so on, where it kind of just lost its edge because well $$$$$$$ and became like this surface level shit where "oh look at the cool graphix and look at the ships.

>Originally I think I just didn't like the prequels

Same, but you know what? i really like the third one now... and i say that because its politics man, the prequels are mostly talking but its all about politics, it was a mess with the anakin thing, he shouldve been focused on less in the first two movies but they tried to make it so people have somoene to connect too when they shouldve just focused on the adults until anakin became an adult.
they began pandering too much to children and thats where the series falls to bits.

Star wars SHOULD BE an adult movie for adults with socio political themes and a commentary on war, not a oh hey heres this character, you can buy the toy for $15 hehe.

I watched the force awakens and im just like dude, come on, dude.... its lost its soul for-real and if disney thinks they can trick me into this shit they are dead wrong.

But with all that being said, rouge one actually is a pretty good idea and i will probably see it, but ill wait for the 8th star wars to hit the pirate bay before i see it, not super keen on the re-hash of movies that still hold up in all aspects today.

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Hal 9000 - Sat, 13 Aug 2016 04:40:38 EST ID:gKyjEp2a No.369692 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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One of my favorite parts of Star Wars growing up in the 90s was the huge Expanded Universe.

I was 12 when Shadows of the Empire was a successful (fantastic) book and N64 game. Just a little before the original trilogy got rereleased.
This movie at first glance looks like one of those Expanded Universe books about an X-wing or tai fighter pilot. I'm sure there's some old "Rogue" EU stuff out there.
But now...everything is new. Will we see some EU novels outshine the films again? I hope so. But I haven't even seen the Force Awakens yet lol, or have felt inspired to read the *official* Expanded Universe yet... Only a half dozen or so books out right now I think, a good time to start.
Interesting there's another movie already (even though it is Disney now, what do you expect), I like how it's looking to be more like an EU kind of thing (like going back to all those X-Wing series books of the 90s) rather than going straight to the next "episode".

And we don't know how many novels, video games, mini-series, will come from just this. Will it be more in the spirit of just pure Expanded Universe, a solid licensed film, or will this have a unique storyline to Episode 8 and other projects?

I probably have 50+ old Expanded Universe books on my iPad...but why bother now? Might as well get into the latest canon material. If ever I get around to seeing and enjoying Episode VII
Roy Neary - Thu, 13 Oct 2016 18:36:11 EST ID:lOLNMjKg No.373960 Ignore Report Quick Reply
New trailer
IMO its way better than the other trailers
Andy Wachowski - Thu, 13 Oct 2016 19:14:59 EST ID:UUXyR+fT No.373966 Ignore Report Quick Reply
amazing writing excellent stuff 10/10 BRAVO LUCAS
Tom Cruise - Thu, 13 Oct 2016 20:21:33 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.373971 Ignore Report Quick Reply
looks dope
Tommy Callahan - Fri, 14 Oct 2016 00:04:46 EST ID:RvFhcogS No.373987 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>implying Lucas wrote this movie
Nathan Barley - Thu, 24 Nov 2016 01:26:39 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.375948 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Related to the thread but Pol Treidum passed away - http://www.avclub.com/article/rip-peter-sumner-star-wars-actor-246452

Also I'm hoping that this Star Wars Cinematic Universe that Disney is trying to develop with these Anthology films and the sequel trilogy try to take a different approach than the MCU.
Inara Serra - Thu, 24 Nov 2016 21:04:15 EST ID:VYzi1TD2 No.375963 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Pretty sure John Knoll is the person responsible for this movie
Willow - Sat, 26 Nov 2016 04:55:49 EST ID:T7sziL0E No.375990 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Haven't read much about it, it seems to be a movie fans of the "expanded universe" books would like.
I remember as a kid always liking the EU stuff the best. Might be cool. Haven't seen episode yet lol.
Willow - Sat, 26 Nov 2016 04:57:00 EST ID:T7sziL0E No.375991 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>episode 7
Commander Louanne Katraine - Sat, 26 Nov 2016 23:58:28 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.376020 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I liked episode 7 but its plot elements were more or less a rehash from episode 4. I do like the idea of these anthology films showing other parts of the Star Wars universe that aren't really shown on screen.
Lucy Brown - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 01:19:33 EST ID:ZAE1FMbu No.376021 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Yeah it was a rehash. When it first came out everyone was like OMG OMG ITS SO GOOD OMG OMG. then when the screener got released i watched it was like wtf, george lucas just remastered episode 4 again except instead of just changing minor details he just kept the same script and re-filmed it, then it was like oh it was jj abrahams and disney and then it was clear how much of a cash grab episode 7 really was.

but to be honest im kind of interested in rogue one, not "im going to go to the cinema to see it" though.
Crispin Glover - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 08:30:50 EST ID:26nSSkij No.376025 Ignore Report Quick Reply
people get fucking mad when you say that too. just deeply offended that anyone could think it's a rehash, or even just not saying it's the best shit ever. when the movie came out I felt like steve in china il when everybody except him loved toy story 3. I thought toy story 3 was okay though. rogue one might be fun though. corny, but fun.
Tom Haverford - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 13:58:05 EST ID:f49pPdOK No.376029 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I enjoyed episode 7 for the most part but anyone who doesn't see that it's a retelling of Episode 4 is kidding themselves. I'm hoping they take it in a different direction from here though, if Episodes 8 and 9 turn out to just be rehashes too I'll be pissed. but is anyone pretending that these aren't cash grabs? It's as blatant as making The Hobbit into a trilogy.

I'm a lot more hyped for Rogue One than Episode 7 though, enough to shell out for an imax ticket. I loved Monsters and Godzilla and can't wait to see what he does with Star Wars, at the very least that scene with the AT-AT's should be worth it, I always loved those. plus the trailer promised space samurai vs storm troopers.
Hannah Spearritt - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 22:59:10 EST ID:XTMp7Ard No.376044 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I'm sending you serious SLAYER for being a fellow UCI alumni
Lisa Simpson - Sun, 27 Nov 2016 23:03:39 EST ID:VLFVlsLL No.376045 Report Quick Reply
Wasn't episode 1 as much of a rehash as episode 7? Not to single you out, but everyone complaining because it was a rehash. Yes it was a rehash, but no more than history rehashes itself, hence the quote about those who don;t learn history being doomed to repeat it. I always thought Star Wars was like those Wheel Of Time books, where the characters change but the circumstances always stay the same because of some cosmic cycle that nobody knows how to break.
Tinto Brass - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:02:34 EST ID:XZEij/O+ No.376069 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Rouge one was orginally a grim dark star wars where the cast was brutually and relentlessly hunted down by vader, killing them one at a time

Our friends at disney disliked how dark the movie became, George lucas, from conception, intended star wars to be a family film where everyone can be taken on an adventure of fantasy and science.
It was scaled back heavily, especially the use of darth vader, just as the force awakens scaled back luke and han solo.

Because of this we get a lighter version of an almost dark fantasy.
The entire cast was supposed to be killed "rouge one" is destroyed before a new hope and the death star plans never make it ti the rebels (yet)

No matter how progressive you think this film is, the pemise of the film was "vader is going to find and kill you"
So sad, still excited to see it, should be better than the force awakens
Tinto Brass - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:04:46 EST ID:XZEij/O+ No.376070 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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also, FUCK WHITE PEOPLE! They need to bred out of existence.

Sadly, the "need" to pander to Chinese audiences is only just beginning. Not just Star Wars either.
Just in the last year I've seen several films that either go to China for no reason (Now You See Me 2) or have entire segments filmed just for Chinese releases (Iron Man 3 and both Avengers).
Plus, they are buying up studios like Lions Gate and Legendary.
If we aren't careful, all movies will be commie propaganda.

China has purchased 6 major studios and they have crazy strict censorship.
No foul language, No blood, gore or fucking even skeletons.
No anti-communism. Fuck, even in XMen Apocalypse they edited "Vietnam" from a teacher talking about the war to "the war."

Meh, at least the originals will always be there.
Tinto Brass - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:16:37 EST ID:XZEij/O+ No.376071 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendehlson and Forest Whittaker being in it is a plus.
Fucking why? There aren't enough actors in the world? Those people are connected to many other films and ruin the immersion of Star Wars.

The franchise will be dead soon. Progressive shitters may watch it, if it doesn't get in the way of their protesting and other faggotry, but the general audience would probably shy away from it.

The non-libshit masses are "woke" now. People are boycotting (((Hollywood))) and (((Cultural Marxism))), and especially (((feminism))). If this was released a few years ago, it will sell tickets. Now? They'll probably just break even, or slightly become profitable.

It's going to be bad. There's going to be some bullshit about people not watching it being (((muh soggy knees))), but no one would care. It will be one of the most open and blatant rejection of (((feminism))) and (((progressivism))). It will be felt by (((feminists))) and it will damage them, much like how Mad Max: the Feminist Agenda wasn't as successful as they were hoping. Despite all the shilling and shaming done by (((MSM))) and the (((awards))) it got, it only made 378M worldwide, with only 125M in the US. There are rumors of a sequel, despite the lackluster showing of Fury Road, but it was hinted to distance itself from Fury Road and make it more male-centric (just as the previous Mad Max movies were).

(((Feminism))) is dying, and (((Rogue One))) might just get it closer to death's door.
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Sofia Coppola - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:38:17 EST ID:GDbPIJfg No.376073 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I was hoping this post would be a combo breaker but your type tends to post in threes for some reason.
Mortimer Mango - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:48:09 EST ID:3vXewR+d No.376076 Ignore Report Quick Reply
it is true. Disney buying Star Wars was the Order 66 of real life
Charlie Sheen - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 16:53:11 EST ID:slpkUna3 No.376077 Ignore Report Quick Reply
lmfao that people actually believe any of this bullshit

keep crying cuckbro
Col. Wilma Deering - Mon, 28 Nov 2016 19:51:00 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.376085 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I hate agenda laden cash ins as much as anyone else but you come off like a crazy person.

Fury Road is an awful example for what ever spin you're trying to put on this. Ghost Busters is the obvious choice.
Xander Crews - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:06:28 EST ID:1LUlzS1I No.376094 Ignore Report Quick Reply
boy this is the worst post I've seen in a while.
Katy Manning - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:20:02 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.376095 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Holy shit I actually read all of your posts against my better judgment so I just gotta say, lighten the fuck up. It's just movies man. Idk about the original script or how Disney changed it or whatever but I still looks better than ep 7 so Idgaf. Star Wars movies have always been goofy and leaning towards family friendly. Why bust your nut over this? Oh right. Illuminati sjws. Lol fucking pathetic who fucking cares
Cleveland Brown - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 01:51:58 EST ID:53bJ181C No.376097 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Get back to work Trump.
Col. Wilma Deering - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:33:45 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.376127 Ignore Report Quick Reply

> >Mads Mikkelsen, Ben Mendehlson and Forest Whittaker being in it is a plus.

Fucking why? There aren't enough actors in the world? Those people are connected to many other films and ruin the immersion of Star Wars.

That's actually a fair point. I would prefer if they had cast unknowns in these parts. It is pretty distracting to have big hollywood folk taking up these rolls.

>cultural marxism

I think it's less that and more Disney pandering to foreign investors/markets despite Star Wars being globally well received already.

People espousing nonsense like yourself will give your "libshit" media outlets something to latch on to and develop a narrative around.
Milla Jovovich - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 17:37:52 EST ID:cWbyD7ZC No.376128 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bunch blacks again? Eh, what happened to like the Jedi shit and not just cashing in on stupid propaganda everyone expects to see?

Are they even going to elaborate on the Force? Well now they will but think of how much more awful the film would be if I kept my criticisms on the whole 'Droid, please' stuff to myself
Kirtaner !Ub4TCdRjOM - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:07:16 EST ID:jTI/Flpr No.376135 Report Quick Reply
Silk Spectre - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:49:49 EST ID:EzXqmm7E No.376137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
What black people? I have seen literally one black person in all the trailers.

Stop posting while on meth
Georgie Henley - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:15:07 EST ID:oy/xiqSB No.376139 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Bunch blacks again?
>Are they even going to elaborate on the Force?

Remember the last time a bunch of weird white people elaborated on the Force?

So good, you guys.
Georgie Henley - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:23:58 EST ID:oy/xiqSB No.376140 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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oops forgot the pic
Party Pat - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:24:59 EST ID:cWbyD7ZC No.376141 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Maybe you shouldn't be watching Star Wars then?

One too many. Also not on meth but good completely irrational observation
Emma Anna - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 21:41:22 EST ID:m9FI6Pej No.376142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I assume this far ahead in the future, they have invented a vaccine for midichlorians, but the unfortunate side effect is autism.
Georgie Henley - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 22:27:14 EST ID:oy/xiqSB No.376146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>gets triggered by seeing different races on screen
>Maybe you shouldn't be watching Star Wars then?

Yeah, how about that?
Mario Bava - Tue, 29 Nov 2016 23:54:28 EST ID:4ezxrLF2 No.376148 Ignore Report Quick Reply
dumb it donwn and make more money. It's just a cash cow now.

All rules out the window, anyone is a jedi, blah blah blah... garbage
Mario Bava - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:01:04 EST ID:4ezxrLF2 No.376149 Ignore Report Quick Reply
yea it was a rehash... with added gaping plotholes
Party Pat - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 00:10:21 EST ID:cWbyD7ZC No.376150 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oh shit the MC of VII was foretold

I trust he had a major part in whatever one that was, doing stuff like using a lightsaber
Number Six - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:11:44 EST ID:H8wdw5bt No.376155 Ignore Report Quick Reply
member when people enjoyed Star Wars without being butthurt faggots and sjw's? oooooooooooooh I member!!
Louis Bunuel - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:30:00 EST ID:CoC8a+1u No.376158 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't member that at all, Star Wars fans have always been the worst of the worst.
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 09:42:39 EST ID:FcpXvA89 No.376159 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Enough with the racism and off-topic discussion. Discuss Star Wars or don't but take that shit somewhere else.

Star Wars fans can be a fickle bunch to say the least. I like the series but I don't really care for its fanbase.

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Georgie Henley - Wed, 30 Nov 2016 18:22:16 EST ID:oy/xiqSB No.376173 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>I trust he had a major part in whatever one that was, doing stuff like using a lightsaber

Truly, a shocking and unprecedented concept
Jean Grey-Summers - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 10:18:44 EST ID:FcpXvA89 No.376781 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bumping for tonight. Anyone seeing it this weekend? I'll probably just wait a few weeks before I go see it like I did with The Force Awakens.
Christopher Walken - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 13:43:40 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376787 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Of course I do, but I try not to think about that. All the "butthurt faggots" are being washed away by the tide, so it's not like it matters.
Waymond Womano - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 18:42:24 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.376797 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I just watch Star Wars for what it is and don't care for that sort of fanbase franchises like these can cultivate.
Dr. Lawrence Gordon - Thu, 15 Dec 2016 23:30:54 EST ID:9XXfiG3X No.376801 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just got back from my local theater's pre-release screening. Absolutely loved it. Overall, a much more faithful Star Wars movie (and better science fiction in general) than TFA. There are a few head-scratching moments and at least one groaner where Vader is like "Don't choke on your aspirations", oh my god that was unnecessary but the characters, music, special effects... just a solid, satisfying movie.

Rogue One is the true prequel. TFA is more like an awkward reunion in comparison.
Alex Cox - Fri, 16 Dec 2016 06:12:19 EST ID:205SfeyF No.376810 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The whole time I was watching that fight on the tropical planet I was thinking about how all the actors and crew probably got to chill out on a really nice beach after shooting the movie every day.
Sergeant Benton - Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:03:00 EST ID:H8wdw5bt No.376811 Ignore Report Quick Reply
People are comparing this to Empire as the best star wars film ever made.
Alec Hopkins - Fri, 16 Dec 2016 09:17:49 EST ID:ySeWhtF6 No.376813 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's barely the best Star Wars movie of 2016.
Kazuma Kuwabara - Sat, 17 Dec 2016 23:21:45 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376868 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Just came back from seeing Rogue One.

Dude, this movie made TFA look like total shit in comparison. It was made with a Disney budget, but it wasn't very kid friendly. It was slow paced, but there was plenty of action to go around. This movie was clearly for the people who grew up with Star Wars.
Zhora - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 01:20:18 EST ID:uopV15he No.376870 Ignore Report Quick Reply

call me a dork but i loved that line. my groaner was donnie's little mantra tbqh
Commandant Mele-on Grayza - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 02:06:24 EST ID:/+HTAeR4 No.376871 Ignore Report Quick Reply
just saw it. really good movie finally the WAR is in star wars
Katsuhiro Otomo - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 13:54:49 EST ID:7MtCb0P3 No.376880 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Loved it, my only complaint is the CGing to put old/dead actors in the movie. It never looks right to me, and to top it off there are shots of those characters from the back which get the message to the viewer perfectly without having them shucking and jiving in front of the camera until they look like a Shrek villain.

I really liked how they freed themselves from the normal star wars conventions as far as film making goes, can't wait to see how creative they get with the "stories" line of movies.
Tracy Jordan - Sun, 18 Dec 2016 23:08:09 EST ID:uopV15he No.376893 Ignore Report Quick Reply

i liked how in this film they didn't start out with the title and famous scrolling text, they just started the story immediately. then later they were like "ROGUE ONE!" but still didnt do the scrolling text

this made it absocrystofuckinglutely clear that it was a side story and not the next installation. thought it was a good move.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 18-12-2016 23:18:29
Lumpy Space Princess - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 00:01:24 EST ID:OB8HioRf No.376894 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I missed lightsabers and the force but I know that it was better without them.

Solid movie, feels for the most part like someone wrote a WWII movie and then transposed it to the Star Wars universe. Set design, customes and creating the hustle and bustle of these spaces was great. Looks so much like the original trilogy it's ridiculous.

It's sort of like the Captain America: Winter Soldier of the Star Wars franchise. It's pretty brutal, lots of death.
Danny Ocean - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 04:32:53 EST ID:A2p+sHJ0 No.376900 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Man, I miss Qui-Gon Jinn. He was like the realest dude since 25,053 BBY

I'm actually willing to bet that George Lucas secretly has a script which explains how his presence in the force was the one which impregnated Padme, and not Anakin. Because he's RAD
The Master Control Program - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 11:11:35 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376904 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>I missed lightsabers and the force

The force was in this movie, though. It appeared when Chirrut avoided a dozen laser shots by walking in a straight line.
JackRav !2LhM2GjbwI - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 13:16:21 EST ID:XFT+iRzf No.376908 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Moff Tarkin's CGI looked shoddy in some shots especially when up close. Need more shadowing in my opinion.

In my theater at the end when Leia said her one liner, everyone was like "What the fuck?" I don't think that "Hope" was needed.

Hopefully they will edit these things before the blu-ray releases.
Guinevere MacReady - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 17:27:56 EST ID:MtzsiSJT No.376915 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yeah Tarkin's face didn't look so good.
Tex Avery - Mon, 19 Dec 2016 23:52:07 EST ID:uopV15he No.376926 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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JackRav !2LhM2GjbwI - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 00:14:35 EST ID:XFT+iRzf No.376928 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Magnus Eisenhardt - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 02:44:31 EST ID:kez+BmgY No.376930 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Done with this bullshit. People called otehrs conspiracy theorists for claiming TFA was an exercise in forced diversity.

This guy co wrote the movie. There's no doubt anymore, they're using these as active, conscious political propaganda.

TFA was fucking boring and totally forgetable. Felt like a made for TV movie. From now on I treat this like Harry Potter movies: don't give a shit, skip the discussion on them, and just go about like they don't exist.
Leni Riefenstahl - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 03:58:08 EST ID:3a5PQ+q6 No.376931 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>Forced diversity

I will never understand why people are so triggered by brown people and women in their Star Wars. If Empire Strikes Back came out now they'd be all pissed off about Lando. "So forced!"

And yeah, Nazis were bad. Not sure why that's some sort of controversial "political propaganda" unless you're a fan. I don't think he's correct that the Empire is a "white supremacist" organization per se but they've clearly always been space-Nazis since the OT. It's not exactly subtle.

What exactly is the problem here again?
John Kramer - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 04:47:04 EST ID:OB8HioRf No.376933 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Well yeah, and Vader gets his force on too. I just love shit getting magically hurled around by space wizards.

Yeah Tarkin was pretty uncanny valley at first , felt like I was watching that animated Jim Carrey Christmas Carol or the Polar Express. I managed to forget he was a creepy mannequin for a couple of his scenes though so congrats to them I guess.

Leia at the end was real weird.
John Kramer - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 04:49:56 EST ID:OB8HioRf No.376934 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The Empire have always been like, speciesist against non humans, but to claim that they're white supremacist is daft when they have a black storm trooper in TFW who isn't treated in a racist manner. I get that the Empire is a stand in for white supremacy, but that's not it's actual function in-universe.
Jon Pertwee - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 06:49:18 EST ID:aN12Ym5b No.376936 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Oh god, I hope I'm not forced to see this during Christmas.

This looks like the most bland and soulless movie. Just generic action with a Star Wars look.

Jar Jar is looking pretty damn good right about now.

Oh well, at least the director of the next big Star Wars is actually decent and knows how to make his movies fun.
Lee Meriwether - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:31:22 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376941 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Rogue One deviates from the typical Star Wars movie you're used to watching. It tried something new by setting a different tone for a Star Wars movie, and it succeeded. If you grew on up with this franchise, you'll enjoy the movie. If you're expecting something like the original trilogy/The Force Awakens, skip this movie.
Lee Meriwether - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:31:44 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376942 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I hope that makes sense.
John Candy - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 10:35:43 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.376943 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Lol at all these upset dipshits
Jon Pertwee - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 11:53:36 EST ID:aN12Ym5b No.376945 Ignore Report Quick Reply

I just think we have enough of the type of movie it's trying to make Star Wars be. The gritty thing just gets old.

I want colorful space adventures where wars are won by small teddy bears, etc.

Fuck this no fun allowed movie.
Christian Troy - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 13:26:30 EST ID:Yylp5ksd No.376949 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>Fuck this no fun allowed movie

Don't you think it was fun for the people who wanted this kind of movie? I'm not the only one who enjoyed the hell out of Rogue One.
Jon Pertwee - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 14:04:34 EST ID:aN12Ym5b No.376950 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Yea, but you guys have like 20 gritty action movies a month.

And you would have enjoyed a light space adventure just as much.
Zhaan - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 15:39:23 EST ID:aHelF+IR No.376953 Ignore Report Quick Reply
what do you mean 'you people'?
Teal'c - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 19:54:13 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376955 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>Yea, but you guys have like 20 gritty action movies a month

What movies are you talking about? Twenty of which aren't Star Wars movies?
Dario Argento - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 20:30:06 EST ID:7MtCb0P3 No.376957 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The empire has always been all white guys. The writer, whose not the casting agent, was just working with what he was given.
JackRav !2LhM2GjbwI - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:34:56 EST ID:XFT+iRzf No.376959 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This film really puts the WAR is Star Wars, that's for sure.
JackRav !2LhM2GjbwI - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 21:35:45 EST ID:XFT+iRzf No.376960 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Finn the Human - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:24:25 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.376961 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You sound like one of those idiots who grossly overreacts to and draws way too much conjecture from like minute and a half long clips.

Just saw tge movie. You have no clue what youre even talking about. Id tell you to see it, but it seems youve already decided you hate it, so youd probably spend most of the time over analyzing and looking for flaws to take an electron microscope to.
Finn the Human - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 22:35:51 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.376962 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thats why he put human in brackets.
The Star Wars version of white supremacy is "human" (or whatever the human looking characters like Han and Luke are called) supremacy.

Never seen an Imperial Officer that looked like Greedo. No Admiral Hutt or gungan stormtroopers. "Deesa not da droids weesa lookin for!"

But you know internet white supremacists. They get triggered arguably more than the "SJW"s they hate so much. Maybe people should start calling them Social Injustice Warriors, since theyre the same damn thing, just on the other side of the coin.
Kazaam - Tue, 20 Dec 2016 23:23:42 EST ID:3jSfRGtq No.376963 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Social Darwinist Warriors is a better term.
Lois Lane - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 00:34:58 EST ID:QTRF0YrL No.376967 Ignore Report Quick Reply
No, tell me why I should be interested. Do you legitimately feel this movie is something that would be remembered beyond a few months if it wasn't Star Wars.

Maybe I sound like the cynical guy, but you sound like the neo-nerd fanboy who eats up anything.

I really do not see a heart in this movie. Everything looks boring and generic.

Boring characters
Boring villain
Boring story
Boring brown and grey aesthetics

What am I missing? Seriously.
Ricky Bobby - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 01:42:38 EST ID:OYZoLyE+ No.376968 Ignore Report Quick Reply
This movie has nothing going for it. There is now well written story or engaging characters. It is made for adult fans who want to see a war movie set in the star wars universe. If you played with x-wing and at-at toys as a child, fantasizing what possible battles could look like on planets you have only heard about, you're going to like this movie. If you want a good movie stay away from this.
Finn the Human - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 02:51:36 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.376969 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's certainly a better movie than Episode 7 or any of the prequels by a long shot. A good war movie about a band of misfits embarking on a suicide mission. And Donnie Yen beats the shit out of Stormtroopers with a stick. Like any ensemble movie, some characters arent as fleshed out as they could be. Solid 8/10 action movie.

>Do you legitimately feel this movie is something that would be remembered beyond a few months if it wasn't Star Wars.
Well if it wasn't Star Wars then the plot wouldn't make much sense because the audience would have no context for half of what's going on. It will certainly be remembered as one of the best in the franchise.
Would you call Saving Private Ryan or Black Hawk Down "bland and soulless"?

>I really do not see a heart in this movie. Everything looks boring and generic.
You don't *see* anything. Because you havent SEEN THE ACTUAL MOVIE.
Here's a novel idea. Maybe watch the movie before digging your heels in and insisting it's a worthless pile of bantha shit that should be ignored by everybody.
Saruman - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 04:43:18 EST ID:gbcDxkWl No.376972 Ignore Report Quick Reply
8/10, really? Now I know for a fact you're easily amused.

I've seen enough reviews and footage to get the gist of it. You don't always have to see a movie to know it's going to be bad. I'll admit some trailers are deceiving, but that's not the case for this movie.

Seeing a bad movie only allows them to continue making bad movies. The only way execs are going to know what to fund is if we vote with our wallets.

The major plot points can easily be replaced with anything else. Nothing about this movie stands out to me.

The prequels and even Ep.7 had more interesting and memorable characters. And in an ensemble movie, the characters better be interesting.
Finn the Human - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 04:56:26 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.376973 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>I've seen enough reviews and footage to get the gist of it.
lol no you havent, but of course that wont stop you from making snap judgments. You want to dislike the movie, so you're going to no matter what now.
>I'll admit some trailers are deceiving, but that's not the case for this movie
You would know, person who has not watched more than a few scenes mashed together for a 60 second trailer.
>The prequels and even Ep.7 had more interesting and memorable characters
Now you're just trolling.
Frank "Grimey" Grimes - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 06:04:23 EST ID:uyTofEby No.376975 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>Know the entire plot, including the ending of the movie
>Have seen reviews that go into every detail of the movie
>Still have to see the movie before being allowed to make judgement

I was tricked with this argument and saw Sausage Party... never again. Fuck that movie was worse than Zoolander 2.


Darth Maul, Jar Jar Binks, rather you like them or not, are memorable.

Even that brief encounter with General Grevous is probably more memorable than any fight in Rogue One.

But. I'm sure it's a fine movie. I'm not saying it shouldnt exist. But for someone like me, who is more into the light adventure side of Star Wars, this looks bland and dreary.

I'm just over the serious and gritty tone that EVERY action movie has now because of The Dark Knight.

Thanks, Nolan.
Finn the Human - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 07:09:54 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.376978 Ignore Report Quick Reply
But you don't know the entire fucking plot. You just know that the main story concerns a team of "misfits" for lack of a better word who embark on a suicide run for the Death Star plans. There's a lot of movie around that premise that maybe you'd actually enjoy.

>Darth Maul, Jar Jar Binks, rather you like them or not, are memorable.
Saw Gerrera, Chirrut Imwe, and K-2SO are also memorable.

>Even that brief encounter with General Grevous is probably more memorable than any fight in Rogue One.
Somebody didnt see the last scene of Rogue One with Darth Vader.

And this movie is no more "gritty" than Episode V was. And people need to stop using "gritty" and "grimdark" it's an overused complaint and it barely has any meaning anymore. Nearly at the point where people whine if anything is more serious than Batman (1966)
Frank "Grimey" Grimes - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:16:48 EST ID:uyTofEby No.376980 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Nah, I know most of the big stuff that happens in between as well. comic relief droid, father daughter relationship that ends with a pointless death, spiritual stick monk who has 1 good scene, fan service, etc I'd say I've already spoiled myself on 70% of the movie.

>Saw Gerrera, Chirrut Imwe, and K-2SO

Hm, yeah. These characters are more aesthetically interesting than Ep. 7. But I just don't think they'll make as much of an impact as Darth Maul or one any of Lucas's characters.

>And this movie is no more "gritty" than Episode V was. And people need to stop using "gritty" and "grimdark"

I don't know. Ep. 7 has plenty of light and humorous parts. Han Solo's ship scene with the bounty hunters, Finn, BB8, etc.

All Rogue One seems to have is the comic relief droid. Seems very serious.

And I'm not saying movies can't be serious.

But goooosh, can they at least create a world that a kid could fantasize being in.

Rogue One's world is so colorless... and depressing.. Not a world I want to escape to.
Teal'c - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 08:34:56 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.376981 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Eh. Keep doing you, I guess. Personally I feel like wanting the same thing and preemptively deciding the movie is shit, is absurd. I definitely had my doubts when the first trailer dropped, but the movie exceeded the low expectations I had for it.
Summer Glau - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:03:03 EST ID:uopV15he No.376983 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you havent even seen it faggot go die
Frank "Grimey" Grimes - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 09:22:57 EST ID:uyTofEby No.376984 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Don't need to see it to know I won't like it.

You wanna see this movie? No? Why not you haven't even seen it!

You don't even know the plot!
Frank "Grimey" Grimes - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:19:56 EST ID:uyTofEby No.376985 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I don't want it to be the same thing, but I at least want it to feel like Star Wars without needing to shove R2D2 and 3PO in it.

But yea, I was unhyped from the beginning.
My post at the start of the thread:

Scatterbrain Jane - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 10:38:54 EST ID:ivTIDNtU No.376987 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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How is Hannibal in this? I have trouble buying him in other roles now. I say him in a James Bond film and was like "That's Hannibal lector" and couldn't believe this new character he was playing. Dude might be typecast by that role.
ZOG 900 - Wed, 21 Dec 2016 12:34:25 EST ID:5cNvKZYo No.376991 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Why are Star Wars fans so fucked beyond help?
Heisenberg - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 00:35:21 EST ID:IJTROsh6 No.377006 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Saw it, I quite enjoyed it. Got high as fuck and took half a mickey in my coat, chilled and watched an entertaining movie. Gave me that space battle itch I've been craving since VII and has a pretty awesome scene involving a star destroyer that was pretty memorable.

If you like Star Wars, go see it. If you're a bitter, autistic and hate filled doofus then avoid it.
Werner Herzog - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 05:58:42 EST ID:QTRF0YrL No.377007 Ignore Report Quick Reply
You had to drug yourself to enjoy it.. Maybe youre just an addict though.

I don't get why neo-nerds take such offense when someone doesn't like what they like.
Bernard Quatermass - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:07:43 EST ID:TnqtjtQy No.377008 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>If you're a bitter, autistic and hate filled doofus then avoid it.
You sound like a level-headed admirer of cinema and not AT ALL like a blind fanboy full of rage your favorite new movie doesn't receive praise from everyone around the globe.
Charles Bronson - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:16:46 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.377009 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>You had to drug yourself to enjoy it.

Holy shit.

>I don't get why neo-nerds take such offense when someone doesn't like what they like.

...What are you talking about? If you're referring to what's going on in this thread, it's literally just an autist who decided the movie is bad before watching it. Nobody has taken any offense here.
Werner Herzog - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 08:27:23 EST ID:QTRF0YrL No.377010 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Who takes a mickey at the movie theater filled with kids?? Lol.

And people are allowed to not like movies.. Especially movies that are boring.
Benjamin Sisko - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 10:35:54 EST ID:1LUlzS1I No.377013 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It's okay, not worth getting excited about either way. Y'all niggas really need to calm down.
Drake Mallard - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 17:18:11 EST ID:3vXewR+d No.377031 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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K2? They named him K2? Did they name him that bc of K2-Spice? That kind of makes me want to like him.
Chiana - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 18:52:16 EST ID:l7jtUvBj No.377032 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>he smokes spice
How does it feel being fucking 14
Bobby Singer - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 20:46:20 EST ID:f49pPdOK No.377033 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It actually is worth getting excited about if you like Star Wars, it's literally the best installment in the franchise in decades. anyone who didn't who didn't like it is probably lame irl.
Bloodyface - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 21:09:11 EST ID:4241Rrop No.377034 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Its K-2SO
The Fool !oj3475yHBQ - Thu, 22 Dec 2016 23:47:21 EST ID:kUR+hL6t No.377035 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I can't get excited over star wars any more, but this one was surprisingly entertaining. It felt like they stopped trying to make a star wars movie and finally made a real star wars movie by just simply telling a story which is what they should have done over a decade ago.
Jeffrey Dean Morgan - Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:27:31 EST ID:jXjGsIxz No.377036 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Saw this last night, not sure what to make of it. I didn't hate it, but it felt weird. Like Composite Star Wars. There were Star Wars-y things in the movie that made me feel warm and fuzzy inside, but then there were weird things like space Arabs accosting people on notTatooine, Stormtroopers driving through Space Baghdad in a Panzer, and classic Star Wars themes being played out of key a third of the time for some reason. That being said, I felt the story wrapped up about as well as I could have hoped for and Donnie Yen's blind Jedi monk is a fucking awesome character, I never really got emotionally connected to Female Luke and Ambiguously French and/or Spanish Han Solo. though. Alan Tudyk's C-3PO impression was pretty good, though. No text crawl at the beginning was bullshit, though. I know why they did it, because "it's not a mainline Star Wars movie", but that's still bullshit. The video games all had the text crawl, put the damn text crawl in a Star Wars movie.
Gwen Cooper - Fri, 23 Dec 2016 00:29:02 EST ID:IJTROsh6 No.377037 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Someone who went to see it in 2D and there was maybe 5 people in there. Don't be a moralfag.
Reuben Tishkoff - Fri, 23 Dec 2016 06:52:04 EST ID:ZHteIz5v No.377044 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>no text crawl

This isn't your grandma's Star Wars, Jeffery.

This is Star Wars: Modern Warfare
C-Higgy !lfsExjBfzE - Fri, 23 Dec 2016 17:34:16 EST ID:pYN//W+d No.377051 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Star Wars related but Carrie Fisher had a heart attack - http:/www..tmz.com/article/2016/12/23/carrie-fisher-heart-attack-plane/

Hope she pulls through.
Eric Cartman - Fri, 23 Dec 2016 18:06:07 EST ID:lbqPdc+U No.377058 Ignore Report Quick Reply

If she dies, she will only become stronger.
Ronald "Mac" McDonald - Sat, 24 Dec 2016 01:32:15 EST ID:uopV15he No.377067 Ignore Report Quick Reply

more powerful than you can possibly imagine
Rock Okajima - Sat, 24 Dec 2016 02:04:38 EST ID:ZHteIz5v No.377068 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Complaining guy here. Saw it and it wasn't as bad as I thought it would be.

I think it had all the right ingredients, way better ingredients than ep. 7. But I still found myself unengaged. 30% of the movie was really good but the other 70% I almost fell asleep.

When Vader was on screen, the movie became A LOT more interesting.[%]

Some parts felt a little sloppily put together, I know Disney made them do some reshoots, not sure if that's why.

I want to like it better than Force Awakens, but I think it just didn't hit the right notes.

I think this will be the least rewatchable one out of the movies so far.

But the Han Solo standalone is shaping up to be ehh.

Donald Glover as Lando? Whhhhhyyyy.
Kandyse McClure - Sat, 24 Dec 2016 03:19:04 EST ID:RT6lTRhn No.377069 Ignore Report Quick Reply
not sure that "forced diversity" is even a legitimate concept when youre talking about....you know....works of fiction
Christina Ricci - Sat, 24 Dec 2016 13:28:01 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377079 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I told you.
Haruhi Suzumiya - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 02:06:57 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377091 Ignore Report Quick Reply
At the end of the day, they simply dont like movies in which the main characters are not played by white, anglo, heterosexual males.

The whole "PC Culture/Cultural Marxism" conspiracy is just a lazy rationalization for this.
Sam Bell - Sun, 25 Dec 2016 21:46:17 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.377102 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I enjoyed it. I wish there were fewer characters so they could develop them more. It's like we Jus get glimpses into their personalities and motivations without really exploring them, so when they inevitably die the impact falls flat.

Lol and that fucking groaner from Vader, Jesus Christ. made me spit out my beer

solid movie with lots of cool shit to see
Danny Trejo - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 08:13:15 EST ID:PT5lu9EH No.377107 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That Vader line really wasn't as bad as people are making it out to be.
Talia Winters - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:24:18 EST ID:uopV15he No.377114 Ignore Report Quick Reply

i ate that line up like it was hot fudge. fuck the haters
Nicholas Van Orton - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 14:46:09 EST ID:vPRsF6pD No.377115 Ignore Report Quick Reply
don't get me wrong, I'm glad they included it. the movie needed some levity. it just caught me off guard and was real fuckin goofy
Louisse Belcher - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 17:30:18 EST ID:qfQiOVkP No.377118 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Vader is chock full of cheesy lines like that in the original trilogy.
Mike Judge - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 22:51:09 EST ID:W2jVXhXC No.377122 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Thankfully Carrie Fisher is in stable condition - http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/amp/38432360

Anyways gonna try to see Rogue One this week hopefully. I liked TFA but it could have been better, maybe this film will make up for it.
TIE Fighter - short film - Mon, 26 Dec 2016 23:13:59 EST ID:qqiW37wr No.377124 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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A better movie (despite being fan-made) than Rouge One
Natsu Dragneel - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 09:17:50 EST ID:yVNYWQ69 No.377137 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>star wars anime
Dirk Bogarde - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:09:37 EST ID:swAEhKrU No.377138 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Bitch just died.
What do they do for ep 8 now?
Blast Thickneck - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:22:36 EST ID:5QFQFiGU No.377140 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Kill off Leia, naturally.
Dr. Raymond Stantz - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 13:48:31 EST ID:m9FI6Pej No.377142 Ignore Report Quick Reply
turn her into cgi
Dirk Bogarde - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:15:17 EST ID:swAEhKrU No.377143 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Well it's obviously one of these two things. I wonder what Vegas odds are on where they go.
Rigby - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:17:14 EST ID:jzRqGgBn No.377145 Ignore Report Quick Reply
ep 8 is done filming but yeah, I bet she'll live on in episode 9 through Disney magic like we saw in Rogue One.

This is the worst celeb death since Bowie tho :(
Dirk Bogarde - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:23:46 EST ID:swAEhKrU No.377146 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>This is the worst celeb death since Bowie tho :(
Not really when Howard Stern Whack Packer member Joey Boots just died.
Trinity - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 14:37:49 EST ID:FcpXvA89 No.377148 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Ah fuck. Guess she didn't pull through. Respectfully they should write her off the way Paul Walker was written off in Furious 7 but they could CGI her for all we know.
Varys - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 15:01:42 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377149 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It will be easy, since Epidode 8 is already finished shooting.
Now Luke is the only one left.
TorpedoGunsMarco !wqCQRJJz1k - Tue, 27 Dec 2016 21:34:19 EST ID:0dy5OHc1 No.377156 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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its strange... i started re-watching the star wars films this weekend. no real reason, just a sudden urge. i fervently browsed the star wars wiki and read numerous articles but only a couple really pulled me in. this morning i had a two tabs in chrome open, one on jacen solo and another on jaina solo and then i hear that carrie fisher has passed. what a trip, it must be that synchronicity thang. anyways, she'll be missed; not only as leia organa-solo but also as carrie fisher the bestselling author, director, actor and mental health advocate. she lived her life struggling with alcoholism and drug addiction which only made her a stronger person. rip carrie fisher.

that was a gay ass post but i got them feels yall
Michael Caine - Wed, 28 Dec 2016 21:06:00 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.377189 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Carrie's mother Debbie Reynolds has now passed away - http://www.tmz.com/2016/12/28/debbie-reynolds-dead/

Please don't take Billie Lourd next.
Megan Fox - Wed, 28 Dec 2016 22:01:59 EST ID:ReS6ZPPG No.377191 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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RIP Leia's mom, hat a beautiful woman.
Robert DeNiro - Wed, 28 Dec 2016 22:40:16 EST ID:0CbgH94z No.377193 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Jesus Christ. RIP

Anyway am I the only one in this thread that actually saw this movie and didn't like it? I mean I thought it was really entertaining and as someone way further up put it "it put the 'war' in Star Wars" for sure, but that's all it was.. just pretty eye candy. Also was pretty disappointed in whoever the hell thought it'd be cool for Vader to make a fucking pun.. like fuck.. the dialogue was like the main complaint of all these movies before and now this shit...

Anyway I'm still a little nerd butthurt about it but at the same time I wanna watch it again cause I like explosions
Lyanna Stark - Thu, 29 Dec 2016 03:57:10 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.377200 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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The pun wasn't bad, Vaders always been a snarky bitch.

But I agree, the dialogue in Rogue One was pretty damn bland and borderline hokey at times. The speech that whatsherface made in the rebel base and all the subsequent dialogue from the extras and various folk around that table nearly ruined the entire movie for me. I kept feeling like parts of the movie were obvious reshoots and that's not a feeling I normally get. Also wtf was up with the rebel faction that were all middle eastern terrorists?

I honestly think I had more fun watching episode 3...

Rogue One isn't bad, it's just not outstanding IMO. It was littered with so much fanservice that it felt more like a fan film than anything else or a really long episode of Rebels. I never really got the war movie vibe from it either. All the hope speeches and cameos kept pulling me out of that kind of vibe. There was plenty of action but it would always come to an odd conclusion somehow and the momentum of the movie would shift 90 degrees and go off on another world building exercise. I felt like it moved way too quickly at the beginning too, they dropped like 6 planets on us in less than 30 minutes of screen time.

The two CGI characters other than the robot were shockingly impressive though. I had a friend who didn't even notice that the main evil cgi character wasn't even real. The other cgi character was a little odd looking and less convincing but still impressive none the less. Just oddly timed considering recent events. They are really triggering people's uncanny valley sensors too, I can only imagine in a couple years what kind of tasteless but miraculous shit they'll try to pull once the rest of the original cast eventually dies off.

Also, I am positive they recycled some old footage from A New Hope. I'll have to wait till dvd rips start hitting youtube to confirm, but all of Red Leader's scenes were just cleaned up clips from the original that they spliced in.

I wasn't a huge fan of the score either. That too felt really fan filmy at points.

The main bad dude with the white cape was a good actor, Forrest Whitaker was ok, though he ended up being like some crazed homeless pseudo-vader instead of the hardened war veteran from the trailers. I really enjoyed whoever did the voice for the evil cgi character as well, it was a pretty fucking spot on impression and a good performance to boot. Donnie Yen could have used some better directing and a couple more takes for his scenes. Machine gun guy probably had the best performance of the main crew but he had very few lines. The other three were pretty forgettable and hella underdeveloped though. Robot was fine but fairly overhyped because of this post-Groot society we live in.

I enjoyed all the references and fan service but make that a great movie it does not. All in all I'd say my reaction to the movie was lukewarm at best.
Montgomery Scott - Thu, 29 Dec 2016 04:39:35 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377201 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The guy who played Red Leader reprised the role. They used THE POWER OF MODERN TECHNOLOGY to make him look younger.
Robert DeNiro - Thu, 29 Dec 2016 11:17:37 EST ID:0CbgH94z No.377205 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You pretty much nailed my exact distastes for this movie. Machine Gun guy, K2, Donnie Yen minus his lines and Vader minus the one line were very cool imo. I have to say it definitely qualifies for greatest Star Wars fan film of all time
John Cleese - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 02:56:18 EST ID:ZHteIz5v No.377216 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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If only there were more puns made by Vader in the originals.

>Looks like you could use a hand, Luke
Debra Morgan - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 10:52:21 EST ID:gJ6Y2bqN No.377227 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Called it back it april. lmao
Debra Morgan - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 12:33:55 EST ID:gJ6Y2bqN No.377230 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>The two CGI characters other than the robot were shockingly impressive though. I had a friend who didn't even notice that the main evil cgi character wasn't even real.

Heard the same thing from my friends. Scary shit.
The Boat - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 17:21:42 EST ID:3n52Mqqb No.377234 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why can't the good guys ever beat the terrorists in these movies???
David Liebe Hart - Fri, 30 Dec 2016 19:52:14 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.377237 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Funny thing is I don't even remember that line being in the movie.
Duff Man - Sat, 31 Dec 2016 13:02:32 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377279 Ignore Report Quick Reply
It wasnt. Forrest Whitaker's "what will YOU become?" monologue from the first trailer was cut too
Brian Williams - Tue, 03 Jan 2017 17:43:46 EST ID:/QO+KC+y No.377401 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>The two CGI characters other than the robot were shockingly impressive though.
Are you guys retarded?
Lindsey Brigman - Wed, 04 Jan 2017 22:44:45 EST ID:uInzn1Q/ No.377448 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Got back from seeing it tonight. it was good but I did think that the characters weren't as developed and wasn't that into them other than Chirrut, Bodhi (though that's more cause I like Riz Ahmed) and K-2SO. The CGI imposed characters were also a bit much as well and it especially felt weird seeing Princess Leia at the end after Carrie Fisher had just passed away. A takeaway from this film I liked was how the tone felt different than the main series of focusing more on military sci-fi elements and the war between the Imperial Empire and Rebel Alliance although I think the musical score should have been darker especially given the space battles and ships being destroyed and all. I wouldn't mind seeing an Anthology film from the Imperial Empire perspective.
Edward Morgan Blake - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 00:12:08 EST ID:3vXewR+d No.377454 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Lando would not be an issue his character fits in fine dude. But any female imperials in 5 would of been terrible. And any minority imperials in 5 would be equally terrible. It would of pretty much ruined Star Wars... By making the Empire not scary enough.

And don't get me started on this "Disney Wars" atrocity. They bring bullshit to a new level, in 99+ horrifying ways. Fucking soulless garbage. Disney makes product, not art.
John "Kindergarten Cop" Kimble - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 13:26:04 EST ID:jzRqGgBn No.377489 Ignore Report Quick Reply
wait, the empire wouldn't be scary anymore if women or black/brown people were imperial soldiers? lol wut?
Orson Welles - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 17:18:11 EST ID:2u/AhaHX No.377506 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>>377489 DUHHHH!~
That's because all the women and non-white races working for the empire, either left of rebelled because they are not blood thirsty expansionist evil Caucasoids.
Tom Chaney - Thu, 05 Jan 2017 21:34:49 EST ID:3a5PQ+q6 No.377515 Ignore Report Quick Reply

>But any female imperials in 5 would of been terrible. And any minority imperials in 5 would be equally terrible. It would of pretty much ruined Star Wars... By making the Empire not scary enough.

.....What? Everybody in 5 was a white dude because George Lucas apparently didn't know any black people at the time, it was the 70s and that's how the movie turned out. Yes, the Empire was clearly Nazis, so I guess they intentionally cast the whitest white people for that, maybe, but.... Shit dude, what was your point again? What does that have to do with "forced diversity" in Star Wars?

My point is that there are always "certain" people who get very upset if they're ever called racist but still always manage to bitch and moan about "forced diversity" anytime there's a minority or female lead in AAA cinema, as if that's somehow illegitimate by trying to appeal to an audience that's not explicitly white people. And yes, the dipshits who flipped out about Finn in TFA would have bitched about Lando regardless of his character being legitimate, because Finn was legitimate too and they screamed bloody murder as soon as his head popped up in the trailer.

If you wanna rag on the new Star Wars for being derivative or because you don't like the characters or story or the direction Disney is taking the franchise, that's fine. But all this "they're shoehorning women and brown people into my Star Wars OH NO" is just ridiculous. It's not "forced diversity", it's the movie they wanted to make with the cast they wanted to make. The people who get triggered by a black protagonist simply because he's black and he somehow "doesn't belong" are racist. What other reason could you possibly have?
Romana - Fri, 06 Jan 2017 16:20:18 EST ID:3vXewR+d No.377545 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I hope your mom smoked crack pcp spice weed and lucky strikes when she was pregnant so at least your measureless stupidity isn't entirely your own fault. It seriously gives me a headache just trying to think down to your level. You plainly dont get Star Wars and youre too dumb to even see the tip of the iceberg of how Disney is utterly destroying it.

No dude, thats actuallly by design. Lucas himself has even stated thats a part of his vision to make the Empire seem more ominous by suggesting there is very little diversity at the top of it. Its really damn hard to land a job on the Death Star. And even harder if you happen to be black.
Henry *Hank* Schrader - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:25:54 EST ID:7ci5Rxnp No.377559 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I really don't understand the controversy behind suggesting that the Empire was a white supremacist organization. I mean, they're space Nazi's right?
Orel Puppington - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 00:36:33 EST ID:39WLgnui No.377560 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just a lazy way to give it political relevance.

Equivalent of officially announcing C-3PO is gay to pander to the gay community.

The screenwriter is a hack.
Garfield - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 05:20:32 EST ID:EU9u5t/s No.377564 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Great rebuttal shithead, you sure showed him what an idiot he was by ignoring everything he said, and calling him dumb. Pat your self on the back, and then swallow the business end of a shotgun.
Drox - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 14:58:05 EST ID:sMuJjRqR No.377572 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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You do realize there were evil organizations that were made up with other races other than white people in history, right? Yeah Nazi's were probably what they were originally based on but it's more believable that they include more in their ranks besides just white guys, seeing as there is entire galaxy of creatures. So sprinkling in some brown and blacks in the Empire doesn't ruin their evilness levels. If just having minorities in star wars somehow ruins the movie for you, then that says less about the movie and more about how shitty a person you may be.
Seven of Nine - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 22:03:57 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.377587 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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my nigga Grand Admiral Thrawn

even before the EU was scrapped there were high ranking aliens, people just wanna get mad over nothing
Tom Cruise - Sat, 07 Jan 2017 23:03:22 EST ID:/rlPO9pD No.377592 Ignore Report Quick Reply
They were literally based off the Nazis. That's where the name stormtrooper comes from.
Tim Burton - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:02:02 EST ID:Nea+WSF4 No.377641 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Stormtroopers are from WW1. The Nazis were WW2. Do you have any idea what a storm trooper is?

That being said, the Star Wars storm troopers are totally stupid. Real storm troopers worked in small groups, wielding tons of grenades and machine guns, and they were extremely dangerous in hand-to-hand combat. One storm trooper, Rommell, killed hundreds of people as well as captured thousands of enemies. Storm troopers used surprise and flanking tactics constantly, as well as intense scouting tactics. Rommel, himself, once killed 5 people while alone, 3 of them via melee.
Tim Burton - Mon, 09 Jan 2017 09:12:27 EST ID:Nea+WSF4 No.377642 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Id support the Empire over the Republic any day. The Empire represents order. The republic represents 'freedom' (chaos). Unity is a powerful thing.

But also, Rogue One was boring. Probably the most boring Star Wars movie in the series.
Forest Whitaker had zero significance in the movie even though he's hyped up to be so important. Jyn Erso's daddy also has zero significance even as we saw Jyn crying over his corpse. The Rebels as a whole had almost zero significance to the story, as they first rope in Jyn one minute and then as soon as they see the Death Star in action they're like, 'REBELLION OVER! WHY DID WE THINK THIS WAS A GOOD IDEA!? WE HAVE NO REASON TO KEEP FIGHTING.' And Jyn, who just a minute ago was like, 'Yeah I don't give a fuck if the empire wins. I just won't look up.' Is suddenly like, 'Have hope, everyone! We're rebels! I care about this so much because my dad just told me he cares about it!'
And then there's all these totally random people nobody cares about like Donnie Yen blindly beating up people who both outnumber him and are armed with guns they never try to use against him and his stick. And he won't fucking stop saying 'I am the force and the force is me' or whatever, some weird mantra that no other force user has ever done. Donnie Yen and the Assassin Bot stole the show, yet their characters were nothing significant. This whole movie was a total mess. The only thing worthwhile about the movie was the Empire. Episode 7, probably the greatest Star Wars movie, totally fucked up their new antagonist organization, the First Order. It's a joke of an empire seemingly run by literal children like Kylo and Hux, who both seem to be in their 20's or early 30's while life-long veterans in their 60's are working little jobs at desks, as if empires somehow don't take age and experience into account when assigning roles. But as I was saying, the empire was the best part of Rogue One, and watching Vader slay people through skill of force was a lot of fun, which keeps being likened to Yoda's duel in Episode 2, but I actually hate that duel because Yoda's duel needed to be presented like Darth Vader's slaying in Rogue One; pure skill, the work of an extreme force user who can see what's coming and wield the air as a weapon, rather than relying on fucking acrobatics.

This post was edited by C_Higgy on 09-01-2017 12:11:21
Donald Glover - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 05:34:46 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.377676 Ignore Report Quick Reply

The Cgi itself was impressive, it's better than it's ever been.


compared to

Drox - Tue, 10 Jan 2017 13:26:15 EST ID:sMuJjRqR No.377682 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Think most people just don't understand why you wouldn't just recast characters instead of allowing CGI. Since the human eye is pretty good at spotting irregularities with CGI. It definitely has come a long way, they did a decent job at making Tarkin look like he was in the movie. However you can obviously still tell it was CGI, and that's the problem most people have with it.
Chief Galen Tyrol - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 00:25:22 EST ID:pZl8Lzwc No.377703 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Not everyone has as keen a "CG eye" as us millennials (born between 1980-1995). My parents have zero practice looking at CGI humans and they didn't realize he was fake til I told them. Disney knows their target demo is watching these for the memberberries.

That said, I like it. Definitely the 4th best Star Wars movie so far. Maybe even the 2nd best. I kind of hate the whole Jedi thing though so the lack of focus on that really helped me. Also I loved how they portrayed Vader: as a malicious super-badass. I understand what they are trying to do with Kylo Ren, but it still was cringey as fuck.
Forever 17 - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 05:29:25 EST ID:qqiW37wr No.377712 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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One question: I am a casual SW viewer (seen all the previous movies). Is Rogue One worth watching?
Woodhouse - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 09:43:12 EST ID:ZcIyryzD No.377714 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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>they did a decent job at making Tarkin look like he was in the movie.

I found that about 90% of the time he was on the screen he looked okay, but then he'd slide down the far slope of the uncanny valley and my brain would go "OH JESUS CHRIST SOMETHING IS VERY WRONG".
Flint Ironstag - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 10:41:44 EST ID:winuY8FR No.377717 Ignore Report Quick Reply
you won't have any trouble following the story, if that's what you're asking.

if you're asking if it is a good movie even if you aren't into sci-fi/space opera/whatever genre this is, then yes, it's one of the better movies at your cineplex now playing. (but a monster calls, la la land and silence would be better options).
Major Motoko Kusanagi - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:56:55 EST ID:7ci5Rxnp No.377731 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Yes, absolutely. It's visually fantastic, exciting, and completely nails the New Hope/Empire aesthetic.

Two new types of stormtroopers, heavy machine gun laser backpacks, AT-ATs, multiple X-wing attack scenes, Vader. It's fucking sweet.
John Hughes - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 16:23:14 EST ID:39WLgnui No.377732 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Willow - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 18:59:26 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.377741 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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I'm a pretty big star wars fan but i'm still on the fence about recommending it.

It just depends on what you find entertaining in movies.

I can imagine if you're Chinese or something and watching this subtitled or even dubbed in a theater you'd get a huge kick out of it. My biggest gripes come from the dialogue specifically. All the performances were ok but the lines themselves felt all over the place in terms of tone and quality.

Just as a visual piece of media it's beautiful. As mentioned before I'm not a huge fan of the music. It's editing feels about as good as it's dialogue but there's some pretty artful direction in some of the shots and scenes. A few nice set pieces.

You can really ignore all the references to other Star Wars'. It's a Where's Waldo of fan service and honestly if you know less about the universe it probably makes the film better.

also. 40% of it is reshoots. Saving Private Ryan felt shorter and more entertaining.

So in short, get a cheap ticket, go with some friends or go on a busy night and hope for a good crowd.
Drox - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:22:18 EST ID:sMuJjRqR No.377742 Ignore Report Quick Reply
The ending probably makes it worth it but the movie as a whole can seem boring if you're a casual fan.
Lucy Heartfilia - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:24:06 EST ID:7ci5Rxnp No.377743 Ignore Report Quick Reply

You've succinctly summed up my point in one image.
Eragon - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:28:17 EST ID:SE5i3lbU No.377744 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Steve Coogan - Wed, 11 Jan 2017 19:57:42 EST ID:AMH7RAo8 No.377746 Ignore Report Quick Reply

You forgot the link, best toofs's in they gaymeh

Nicholas Cage - Thu, 12 Jan 2017 06:50:47 EST ID:pZl8Lzwc No.377773 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Goddamn bro I'll have whatever you're having
Alan Ball - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 14:29:01 EST ID:jXN6tzFW No.377818 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Thanks. I had a good chuckle.
Shiro - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:48:28 EST ID:J2tKDNye No.377824 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Why do people defend this movie so hard? It's really nothing special.

Is it just fanboyism?
Kim Cattrall - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 17:53:42 EST ID:3vXewR+d No.377825 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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Darth Vader's voice sounded like James Earl Jones was recording it at age 100 in a hospital on his deathbed with only 1 week left to live. Couldn't they of tried re-recording it more times until it sounded right? How could they of put so little effort into the "most important" lines in the movie?

The CGI characters really catch the eye, Im sitting there thinking "Wtf is this computergame motherfucker doing in a scene alongside real people?". But thats not really that big of a deal in comparison to the voice of Darth Vader himself sounding so screwy.

>40% of it is reshoots

In not up to date on filmmaker lingo...reshoots? You mean like they decided to drastically change up the script at the last second?

I was on mushrooms when I watched this but I was pretty damn sure the 2nd-half of the movie was made by this filmmaking method...

.... That is they must of filmed SO MUCH useless shit and edited scrap together. Tell the actors "Dont ask we can't explain!" and just made loads of random shit.
Major Alan Schaefer - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 19:44:24 EST ID:Q1JXGGcA No.377828 Ignore Report Quick Reply
>That is they must of filmed SO MUCH useless shit and edited scrap together.

Yeah, seemed to me that they shot two films worth of msterial then mashed it all together at the expense of character development and pacing. still enjoyed it tho
Señor Chang - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 20:39:27 EST ID:TL6SQw5D No.377829 Ignore Report Quick Reply
I recently decided to watch all the star wars movies, since I hadn't watched any of them except episode 1 in theaters when I was like ten.
The prequels kinda sucked, 5 was alright, 6 was just weird and a total change of pace and tone, fart jokes and shit, I guess that's just because George Lucas is a retard.
The prequels were about equally as terrible, 2 and 3 had some merit. 1 was really hard to watch at times.
TFA was not too bad, it was a lot easier to watch and get into than all the rest. But I figured they deserved a shot since I'm big into sci fi, but I don't see much merit in the series, though I will watch Rogue One when I can get a decent stream of it. My thoughts are that most of the value comes from nostalgia, as that wasn't a factor in my watching it at all, and I seemed to be missing something that everyone else seems to get and really enjoy the movies.
J. J. Abrams - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 21:19:21 EST ID:AMH7RAo8 No.377832 Ignore Report Quick Reply

Didnt rogue on have an incredibly dark tone to it à la the nolan batman movies but disney ordered it to be changed because they felt that it mightve lost its key demographic?
Rouge One - Fri, 13 Jan 2017 22:36:11 EST ID:ygbctbgX No.377834 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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No JYN (& Tonic) ERSA though.
Michelle Forbes - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 05:36:11 EST ID:BZKvJoOj No.377841 Ignore Report Quick Reply
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That actually looks good.

Nearly every scene in the original trailer is changed or absent from the film.

Lucas did all sorts of last minute changes and story changing elements in the editing room but I think what happened with Rogue One is the studio stepped in and demanded changes without fully understanding the director's vision for the film.

Garreth Edwards sold us on a the war movie concept but the studio wanted it to feel more Star Warsy so they shmucked it up with hope speeches and fan service.
Clu - Sat, 14 Jan 2017 17:11:05 EST ID:e0rWJ/rk No.377857 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Definitely. The only good thing I think came out of that was the last scene with Vader.
Spongebob Squarepants - Sun, 15 Jan 2017 03:31:42 EST ID:lbqPdc+U No.377881 Ignore Report Quick Reply
Just saw it.

Robot was shit. He supposed to be Chappie's big brother or something?
Vader pun was fucking terrible.
The acting was really not that great from 90% of the cast.
The main cgi guy reminded me of when they did the CGI Jim Carrey in A Christmas Carol.

However, it was still a cool movie because I love Star Wars, just not as good as I had hoped.

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