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The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Mon Dec 03, 2012 8:59 am

We should probably have one of these, considering a lot of us are just nerds.

My older son will be five when the first one comes out in 2015, so he'll be the perfect age.

I'm actually excited for these new ones for a couple of reasons:

1. Rick McCallum and George Lucas are gone. Lucas was a great idea guy, but when left to his own devices, he just screwed everything up. McCallum was just an enabler "yes man" type who wouldn't tell George most of his prequel ideas sucked balls.

2. Hopefully Disney looks at what made the first Pirates of the Carribean movie work from a studio standpoint, and just says, "Let's do that again," instead of mucking everything up like they did with all the sequels. The point is Disney can make a great live-action movie for all ages.

3. If Disney is going to turn Star Wars into their own James Bond-type franchise, i.e., put a movie out every couple of years ad infinitum, then there are going to be really good ones and really bad ones, and I'm okay with that.

4. We can always hope they just decide to retcon out most of the prequels as time goes by.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby FUDU » Mon Dec 03, 2012 4:21 pm

Wait, did you just create a thread 2+ years in advance of its relevance?
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Mon Dec 03, 2012 11:57 pm

FUDU wrote:Wait, did you just create a thread 2+ years in advance of its relevance?

Yes. It's Star Wars. There are no rules.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby Adverb Harry » Tue Dec 04, 2012 12:30 pm

The first rule of Star Wars is, you do not talk about Star Wars...if you ever want to get laid.
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Unread postby Dnthateonthepronk » Tue Dec 04, 2012 11:15 pm

Good one.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby FUDU » Wed Dec 05, 2012 6:18 pm

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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby Hikohadon » Thu Dec 06, 2012 2:59 pm

I will treat any Star Wars sequel the way I treat any given Cleveland sports season - expect the worst until proven otherwise.

I will never again go into one of those movies with high hopes only to get:

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Unread postby FUDU » Thu Dec 06, 2012 4:52 pm

^ my visualization of a few people on this board.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Thu Dec 06, 2012 6:54 pm

As long as the lesson of Jar Jar remains in the heads of whoever is making the movies, I am hopeful it will not be repeated.

However, I am a Browns fan, so I'm pretty fucking gullible when it comes to regime changes.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Sun Dec 09, 2012 4:32 pm

Sam Jackson wants to come back for the new trilogy as well.

This party's over.

http://news.yahoo.com/samuel-l-jackson- ... 27477.html
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Fri Jan 25, 2013 7:52 am

Deadspin reporting J.J. Abrams will be named the director today. I'm okay with it.

There's also a teaser poster floating around Facebook.
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Unread postby Gradysmanldy » Fri Jan 25, 2013 2:07 pm

Abrams in, which is one of the best case scenarios for any sci fi movie these days. (The other being Joss Wheedon)
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby waborat » Sun Feb 03, 2013 12:37 am

I'm only interested if they put slave gal Leia on continuous loop for 2 hrs....

Bonus pts if they photoshop Mickey Mouse into Jabba's role
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby Hikohadon » Tue Feb 05, 2013 5:36 pm

JJ Abrams is mediocre and overrated in my book.

But he is 1000x better than George Lucas, so...
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby StewieG » Tue Feb 05, 2013 7:21 pm

A dead toad is better than Lucas.

Also, Disney said there will be standalone films along with the episodic ones (Similar to Marvel's Wolverine movies). Rumor is Yoda will be the first standalone.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby Hikohadon » Tue Feb 05, 2013 8:01 pm

StewieG wrote:A dead toad is better than Lucas.

Also, Disney said there will be standalone films along with the episodic ones (Similar to Marvel's Wolverine movies). Rumor is Yoda will be the first standalone.


Oh my fucking god.

Not see that I will.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Sat May 04, 2013 6:29 pm

It's Star Wars Day!!!

J.J. Abrams said earlier this week he wants John Williams to score the new movie. John Williams said last year that as long as he is alive, he wants to score any Star Wars movie they make.

I am very pleased by both these reports. :dingle:
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby justmebd » Thu Nov 07, 2013 11:07 pm

And we have a release date: Dec. 18, 2015.

Lawrence Kasdan on board now as the writer -- this keeps my optimism high.
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Re: The New Star Wars Movie Thread

Unread postby Cerebral_DownTime » Fri Nov 08, 2013 12:12 am

Darth Bane or fuck off.
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