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Postby Dukasaur on Sun Nov 04, 2012 11:26 am

2dimes wrote:I just don't know. Episode VI was pretty bad. Episode I was a mild improvement but still suffered from suckage. Episode II was so bad I refused to go to episode III but then we bought the DVDs and watched them all. Episode III was actually good and now possibly my favorite.

Disney has made lots of decent movies I'm hopful they will make good on the franchise.

You're on glue.

None of the SW movies was actually "bad". Some are better than others, and Episode II is the weakest in the bunch, but none could be called bad.
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Postby Haggis_McMutton on Sun Nov 04, 2012 12:25 pm

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2dimes wrote:Episode VI was pretty bad.

Are you serious? Episode VI was the best one. That's where Vader redeems himself and the emperor finally gets whats coming to him.


I was rooting for the emperor. :(

But seriously, the way he died was so fucking disappointing.
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Postby Funkyterrance on Sun Nov 04, 2012 1:03 pm

tkr4lf wrote:Are you serious? Episode VI was the best one. That's where Vader redeems himself and the emperor finally gets whats coming to him.


Now I really mean no offense by this but this opinion sounds like it's influenced mainly by fandom. You described what happened in the movie but no mention in regard to how. As a hardcore fan it probably was enough just to see certain things come to play that you had always wanted to see on the big screen but from a non-diehard point of view I found that all of the new movies were more or less terribly done. If you were to have zero preconcieved notions about the new movies and just watched them in and of themselves would you still think they were any good?
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Postby Symmetry on Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:08 pm

Funkyterrance wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:Are you serious? Episode VI was the best one. That's where Vader redeems himself and the emperor finally gets whats coming to him.


Now I really mean no offense by this but this opinion sounds like it's influenced mainly by fandom. You described what happened in the movie but no mention in regard to how. As a hardcore fan it probably was enough just to see certain things come to play that you had always wanted to see on the big screen but from a non-diehard point of view I found that all of the new movies were more or less terribly done. If you were to have zero preconcieved notions about the new movies and just watched them in and of themselves would you still think they were any good?


Episode VI was Return of the Jedi dude, it wasn't one of the new movies. I agree with your general assessment though.
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Postby Funkyterrance on Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:47 pm

Symmetry wrote:
Funkyterrance wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:Are you serious? Episode VI was the best one. That's where Vader redeems himself and the emperor finally gets whats coming to him.


Now I really mean no offense by this but this opinion sounds like it's influenced mainly by fandom. You described what happened in the movie but no mention in regard to how. As a hardcore fan it probably was enough just to see certain things come to play that you had always wanted to see on the big screen but from a non-diehard point of view I found that all of the new movies were more or less terribly done. If you were to have zero preconcieved notions about the new movies and just watched them in and of themselves would you still think they were any good?


Episode VI was Return of the Jedi dude, it wasn't one of the new movies. I agree with your general assessment though.


Ooops. :P
Obviously I don't follow the movies that closely. Out of curiousity, how much involvement did Lucas have in Return of the Jedi?
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Postby Symmetry on Sun Nov 04, 2012 3:57 pm

Funkyterrance wrote:
Symmetry wrote:
Funkyterrance wrote:
tkr4lf wrote:Are you serious? Episode VI was the best one. That's where Vader redeems himself and the emperor finally gets whats coming to him.


Now I really mean no offense by this but this opinion sounds like it's influenced mainly by fandom. You described what happened in the movie but no mention in regard to how. As a hardcore fan it probably was enough just to see certain things come to play that you had always wanted to see on the big screen but from a non-diehard point of view I found that all of the new movies were more or less terribly done. If you were to have zero preconcieved notions about the new movies and just watched them in and of themselves would you still think they were any good?


Episode VI was Return of the Jedi dude, it wasn't one of the new movies. I agree with your general assessment though.


Ooops. :P
Obviously I don't follow the movies that closely. Out of curiousity, how much involvement did Lucas have in Return of the Jedi?


He wrote it and produced it, but wasn't the director if memory serves.
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Postby 2dimes on Sun Nov 04, 2012 8:41 pm

Yeah Ewoks are really great. Nothing bad about the acting during Anakin's love story either.

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Postby thegreekdog on Sun Nov 04, 2012 9:22 pm

I enjoyed IV, V, and VI. Obviously Empire was the best. I liked Jedi better than New Hope though.

I did not enjoy I and II, but III was as good as Jedi.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby jimboston on Mon Nov 05, 2012 8:19 am

Jedi wasn't the best... but the opening segment, the rescue of Han from Jaba's fortress, was perhaps the best segment from any of the six movies.
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Postby 2dimes on Mon Nov 05, 2012 1:32 pm

Starwars is good and at the time changed film making for ever. But face it, it's pretty dated.

The Empire Strikes Back was so good it is still a decent movie. the special effects are acceptable and the story is good. Hello?... Yoda!

Return of the Jedi is nice for the kids. Like if Sesame Street had blasters, space ships and light sabers, only not quite as cool. Sorry I give coked out princess in slave outfit a 5. Though I have seen cos play knock offs that approach 10. The end party with those Hollywood purse dogs. Terrible.

Qui Gon Jinn saved episode I. Though he certainly should have smacked Jar Jar Binks around, a lot.

After the opening sequence of Episode II, Anakin Skywalker slowly gets worse until the whining and bad acting spirals into barfarific.

Episode III finally was as good perhaps better than the Empire Strikes Back.

That's my opinion, eat it. I've got to go huff some pam.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby Symmetry on Mon Nov 05, 2012 4:09 pm

jimboston wrote:Jedi wasn't the best... but the opening segment, the rescue of Han from Jaba's fortress, was perhaps the best segment from any of the six movies.


Aye- that and the bike fight on Endor at the end are stand out moments from the original trilogy.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby jimboston on Mon Nov 05, 2012 6:38 pm

Symmetry wrote:
jimboston wrote:Jedi wasn't the best... but the opening segment, the rescue of Han from Jaba's fortress, was perhaps the best segment from any of the six movies.


Aye- that and the bike fight on Endor at the end are stand out moments from the original trilogy.


We agree?

Well at least on the opening sequence of Jedi.

The bike fight was cool (especially for it's time)... though it set a precedent that they have tried to copy over and over. It was cool and made for a great game theme... so they copied it in other movies just so they would have good game opportunities.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby Symmetry on Mon Nov 05, 2012 7:16 pm

jimboston wrote:
Symmetry wrote:
jimboston wrote:Jedi wasn't the best... but the opening segment, the rescue of Han from Jaba's fortress, was perhaps the best segment from any of the six movies.


Aye- that and the bike fight on Endor at the end are stand out moments from the original trilogy.


We agree?

Well at least on the opening sequence of Jedi.

The bike fight was cool (especially for it's time)... though it set a precedent that they have tried to copy over and over. It was cool and made for a great game theme... so they copied it in other movies just so they would have good game opportunities.


Yup- we agree.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby Attila the Fun! on Mon Nov 12, 2012 3:11 pm

Sadly, the real next Star Wars might not be any better.
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Re: Darth Mouse / Star Wars, Disney, and Dreams Come True

Postby nagerous on Tue Nov 13, 2012 1:35 pm

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