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Pham Nuwen wrote:
24 Aug 2019, 07:46
Is Disney just doing their own streaming service or is it something I can find on Hulu/Amazon?
Disney+ is its own thing, but look for it to merge with Hulu down the road.
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:lol:

Just absolute garbage.
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dbcooper wrote:
26 Aug 2019, 20:11


:lol:

Just absolute garbage.
Disney swears this one will be different! It will be a Death Red Dwarf that can turn a world into 'planet vindaloo.' And inhabited by 3 million year old cats with big eyes and childish voices that can defeat a hyper-modern army with stone-age technology.
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Aresen wrote:
26 Aug 2019, 20:27
dbcooper wrote:
26 Aug 2019, 20:11


:lol:

Just absolute garbage.
Disney swears this one will be different! It will be a Death Red Dwarf that can turn a world into 'planet vindaloo.' And inhabited by 3 million year old cats with big eyes and childish voices that can defeat a hyper-modern army with stone-age technology.
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A $200M budget Red Dwarf movie would be worth the ticket price.
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If Chris Barrie isn't available, I know who can play Rimmer:

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Hugh Akston wrote:
21 Oct 2019, 23:27
Well I guess I'll go see it, if for no other reason to see what everyone will be bitching about.

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More slop for the paypigs.
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Rise of Skywalker was fine. The resistance trilogy was a mess and ROS was as good an ending as it was going to get. It felt more like a Star Wars movie than the previous two. Probably because it cribbed so much of its visual vocabulary from the original trilogy.
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It was way to fan ficish for my taste. Last Jedi had issues, but at least it wasn’t all fan service all the time. ROS was the worst of the Disney era movies. Still better than all of the prequels (what is with the recent rehabilitation of RotS? That movie was awful), but that says little.
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Also since ranking the 11 is in, here’s my list
Empire
New Hope
Rogue One
Jedi, Return of the
Jedi, Last
Force Awakens
RoS
Solo
Phantom Menace
RotS
Clones
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The ending was cribbed from Avengers Endgame.

"Oh, noes, our small band of heroes has no chance against the villain's massive army!"

"Wait, look, heroes from all over the place have converged to help us! Yay!"

Villain: "I am inevitable all the Sith!"

Hero: "And I am Iron Man all the Jedi!" *Blast of energy to defeat villain*
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My ranking:

1) Rogue One
2) New Hope
3) Empire Strikes Back
4) Return of the Jedi
5) Force Awakens
6) Phantom Menace
7) Rise of Skywalker
8) Revenge of the Sith
9) Last Jedi
10) Solo
11) Attack of the Clones
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thoreau wrote:
21 Dec 2019, 13:15
The ending was cribbed from Avengers Endgame.

"Oh, noes, our small band of heroes has no chance against the villain's massive army!"

"Wait, look, heroes from all over the place have converged to help us! Yay!"

Villain: "I am inevitable all the Sith!"

Hero: "And I am Iron Man all the Jedi!" *Blast of energy to defeat villain*
I wasn't aware "the calvary rides to the rescue" was new for 2019. I'd imagine that's a shock for 95% of the Western genre. Also to "A New Hope," who did it in 1977 with Han Solo.
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Big spoiler alert:

Chewie’s response to Leia’s death was the most powerful/realistic emotional moment of the whole Star Wars series.
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Mo wrote:
22 Dec 2019, 23:10
Big spoiler alert:

Chewie’s response to Leia’s death was the most powerful/realistic emotional moment of the whole Star Wars series.
More powerful and/or realistic than Han's cringing at having just said, "How are you?"
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I very much enjoyed the movie, but dear god was it incredibly fucking dumb.

(Me enjoying a Star Wars movie is a low bar. The text scrolls up, they play the fanfare, I'm happy.)

I think VIII was more interesting, and the highs were higher, but the worst parts of VIII were way more infuriating than any of IX was.

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Mo wrote:
22 Dec 2019, 23:10
Big spoiler alert:

Chewie’s response to Leia’s death was the most powerful/realistic emotional moment of the whole Star Wars series.
truth.

i liked it more than the force awakens and [spoiler] emperor jersey shore claw machine was kinda fun but all that fanjackin' was waaaay overboard.

i don't really buy the whole "this was a reaction to the fan chuds over the last jedi" but i'm not sure how anyone would determine that, really, beyond wikileaks getting into someone's emails.
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I'm glad they were able to use the very dumbest idea from the Expanded Universe.
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Andrew wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 19:21
I'm glad they were able to use the very dumbest idea from the Expanded Universe.
I don't remember the scene where the Hutts' standalone Death Star superlaser blew itself up due to shoddy contracting by a distractible alien hive mind.

Or the scene where the sentient force-aware crystals made the force stronger on a planet in order to suppress a sentient plague embodied in giant bugs.

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I agree with Robby Soave:

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Jadagul wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 19:25
Andrew wrote:
23 Dec 2019, 19:21
I'm glad they were able to use the very dumbest idea from the Expanded Universe.
I don't remember the scene where the Hutts' standalone Death Star superlaser blew itself up due to shoddy contracting by a distractible alien hive mind.

Or the scene where the sentient force-aware crystals made the force stronger on a planet in order to suppress a sentient plague embodied in giant bugs.
Those are indeed silly, but the one they chose is even dumber for the reason thoreau links to.
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