The Last Jedi

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  1. The Shady Grove Gator

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    I liked it and didn't mind the differences from the original trilogy. I also liked all the similarities/easter eggs to the originals that were made. Others didn't or won't. But, the groundbreaking nature of The Last Hope is what is commonplace in action and SciFi pictures today, so I understood the film couldn't be completely like the originals.

    Thoughts?
     
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    Well, Vader (err Vader's nephew) killed Obi Wan (errr.....Luke) then they had a battle with ATATs on an ice planet.

    Wait, I mean salt planet. It was salt.

    Pitiful originality.
     
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      I think 7, 8 and 9 are bridge films to appease the Boomer and Gen X crowd as they move onto a new focus/story with Millenials and their kids in mind. Disney already approved making movies 10-12.
       
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      So why not just do a reboot with new faces for 6-9 instead of doing this thinly veiled reboot? How is that appeasing the adults?

      What exactly is a millenial sci fi anyway? Seemed like whiny young Anakin was doing a good job at being a millenial, except he didn't live at home and work a parttime job.
       
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        Preferred...but Disney=[​IMG]

        So, this is the best we will get and I felt entertained by the movie, so i'm good with it.
         
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          Who needs entertainment when you got this place?
           
          • -THE DUDE-

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            Is this a thread to include spoilers or not?
             
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            I've seen it and know the plot, but left my opinions vague as to not spoil it for others...Umm, your choice?
             
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            I was just curious because its been talked about vaguely in the movie thread and would be nice to read others full opinion including the major spoilers
             
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            Hint
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            • The Shady Grove Gator

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              Ask a Mod to put spoiler tag in thread title and fire away.
               
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              I've had ten days to process the movie. AT first, I thought it was just ok. Looking back? It's a steaming pile of dogcrap and an insult to Star Wars fans.

              Garbage. They emasculated Luke Skywalker into a whiny pussy who quit the force that only eats organic. I bet he gives yoga classes to the fish nuns. Horse manure.
               
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                What a classic!
                 
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                You triggered thousands. I hope you are happy.
                 
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                    Star Wars isn't something that gets rebooted. It's a 9 part story with a simple overriding theme. You don't change the plot in the 8th installment of the series. You continue the story. You repeat the themes that made the OT so well loved. The Force Awakens did that while introducing new characters. And those characters had promise. But the Last Jedi fell flat on it's face and worse shyt all over Star Wars canon.
                    Luke's death should have been the most memorable scene in the entire Saga. If the Last Jedi was truly to be about the last Jedi then that needed to be the obvious plot of this installment. Star Wars was about Vader, Luke and the blood line. To have Luke just fade away in a poof of midichlorians was the hugest slap in the face to an audience in the history of cinema.
                    Which brings me to Rey. Her parents are nobodies? Are you ****ing kidding me!? That's annoying on so many levels. First because they made it out to be a big cliff hanger in the first movie. But more importantly because it deviates from what we all expected as fans, Argh I'm just so pissed about that.
                    Speaking of cliff hangers, what about Snoke who we were all led to believe was some new big baddie with mysterious origins. Another nobody. And I won't even talk about his death scene.
                    Carrie Fisher's death certainly screwed some plans up. I think she originally was supposed to be a big part of Ep 9. However with her death wouldn't have made sense to kill her off on screen in Ep 8? And there were certainly enough opportunities for that to happen. Instead we get the most cringe worthy, poorly CGI'd, moment I can remember ever seeing. I would have laughed if I wasn't so close to crying.
                     
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                      Unimpressed is the best I can say. 2 hours of shat is a better description.
                       
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                      I did, enough to cover you.

                      Best scene (not just in movie)? Destruction of the Dreadnaught. It was awesome.
                       
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                      2 and a half
                       
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                        Wasn’t the chick commander at the end the same girl that played the ice queen in narnia?
                         

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