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Old 10-31-15, 04:13 PM
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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Seems like Anakin, Obi Wan, and Yoda were fine w/ luke at the end of RotJ.

I could believe that he may struggle w/ it cuz he had some half assed training cuz... life but not all out Dark Side.
And then the prequels come along and the big bad dark side isn't even a concern... only twenty jedi have ever left the order, they think the Sith are long extinct, nobody believes it's even possible for a jefi like Dooku to go the dark side, etc.

But in the OT, it's all dark side, dark side, dark side...

I realize how the jedi got their asses handed to them in the prequels, but the dark side wasn't something they seemed to concern themselves with much.
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Old 10-31-15, 05:02 PM
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And then the prequels come along and the big bad dark side isn't even a concern... only twenty jedi have ever left the order, they think the Sith are long extinct, nobody believes it's even possible for a jefi like Dooku to go the dark side, etc.

But in the OT, it's all dark side, dark side, dark side...

I realize how the jedi got their asses handed to them in the prequels, but the dark side wasn't something they seemed to concern themselves with much.
Only 20 Jedi ever left the order? Nobody thought Dooku could ever turn? Where are you getting those because I don't remember them.

The dark side was a concern to the Jedi in the prequels. They didn't want Anakin trained initially because they were worried he might fall to the dark side easily.

It's just the Jedi had fallen too far into complacency. That is understandable since they thought all the Sith died off 1,000 years ago. None of the Jedi alive in the prequels would have been alive back in the ancient Sith era. Not even Yoda would have been born yet. So the Sith just became legends and myths passed down from generation to generation. So it's understandable if they didn't take it as seriously since they had never personally dealt with any Sith threat in a millennium.

Yoda and Mace Windu realized that in the end that they had become too complacent. They realized their mistake, but it was too late. That also leads to Yoda taking it more seriously in the OT since he has learned from that mistake.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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The girl is dressed like the heroine from the film. No different then an 80's commercial having a girl dressed as Leia or a 200x commercial having a girl dressed as Padme.
AFAIK, we never had commercials showing a little girl dressed as Leia/Padmé using the Force before. I realize it's supposed to be two kids playing make believe, but I doubt Lucasfilm would have let them depict that if it wasn't something the character does in the film.

In other news: Disney needs to give this guy a private screening, posthaste.


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Old 10-31-15, 08:49 PM
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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Only 20 Jedi ever left the order? Nobody thought Dooku could ever turn? Where are you getting those because I don't remember them.
Attack of the Clones.

http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Lost_Twenty/Canon

And there was dialog in that same film where, I believe, Obi-Wan and Yoda were incredulous that Dooku could have turned.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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You know that right now, some maniac asshole is sitting somewhere planning another mass shooting for this. I hope it doesnt happen but I have a bad feeling about this.
It really doesn't matter if this happens or not -- Lucas can fix it for the home video release.
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Originally Posted by joe_b View Post
In other news: Disney needs to give this guy a private screening, posthaste.

That's too bad. Hopefully Disney allows him to see the film somehow.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

IIRC, JJ Abrams allowed a hard core Star Trek fan to see the movie a bit early when he was dying, so I would assume something like that may happen here.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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But in the OT, it's all dark side, dark side, dark side...

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Lucasfilm and Disney have released a series of new character posters for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.





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Those are really cool.
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Carrie Fisher got the boring one. That sucks. lol.
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Their left eye won't have any issues.
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not liking that eye covering
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

What's with the downplaying of Poe?
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Fisher must have insisted on only showing her "good" side. The only one not looking straight on.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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Fisher must have insisted on only showing her "good" side. The only one not looking straight on.
That's probably the only photo she's taken in the last five years where she didn't give the "duck lips' to the camera.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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Lucasfilm and Disney have released a series of new character posters for Star Wars: The Force Awakens.





Looks like they are all taking eye exams
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

At little surprised no poster of Oscar Isaac, he's the main draw among the new cast members. Most people don't know who Adam Driver is, granted if he's got the mask on, who cares.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens (2015, Abrams) S: Hamill, Ford, Fisher

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At little surprised no poster of Oscar Isaac, he's the main draw among the new cast members. Most people don't know who Adam Driver is, granted if he's got the mask on, who cares.
Is he the actor who is the most buzzed/critically lauded in the industry right now who is in the cast? Absolutely. That said, nothing in the spoilers or trailer has led me to believe he will get more screen time or be more focused on then Rey, Finn or even Kylo. He is either going to be a supporting actor or they are doing this intentionally (i.e. Same reason with Luke).

Very odd again given his track record in the last 3 years or so again vs the rest of the cast. I guess we will find out soon enough...
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Is he the actor who is the most buzzed/critically lauded in the industry right now who is in the cast? Absolutely. That said, nothing in the spoilers or trailer has led me to believe he will get more screen time or be more focused on then Rey, Finn or even Kylo. He is either going to be a supporting actor or they are doing this intentionally (i.e. Same reason with Luke).

Very odd again given his track record in the last 3 years or so again vs the rest of the cast. I guess we will find out soon enough...
Yes, that's him. One of the things I think we'll really love about this new movie compared, compared to the prequels, is it appears they hired some really good actors for the main roles.

Harrison Ford was raving about the new Big 4 when he was on Jimmy Kimmel the other night.

He said people will not be disappointed in this film, assuming he wasn't just blowing smoke there. Ford has never struck me as someone who does that.
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Was he lethargic sounding when talking? I may check the interview out if he's actually excited.
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Was he lethargic sounding when talking? I may check the interview out if he's actually excited.
He came out dressed as a hot dog for Halloween, and that was pretty awkward, with Jimmy Kimmel dressed as Princess Leia.

He was a bit better when talking about the new Star Wars. He was obviously nervous like he always is during interviews. But I enjoyed it. It was 2 segments.
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No Luke in the posters? The plot thickens...
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lucasfilm and disney have released a series of new character posters for star wars: The force awakens.





ok.
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Old 11-04-15, 10:22 PM
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Maybe they will release posters of Luke, Poe and others later.

Ahhh, six more weeks.
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