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Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Old 12-01-17, 06:40 PM
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

I didn't actively look. It was a featurette, I watched and noticed a few things. Like I said, I kinda wished I didn't.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

I try to avoid any story, even if only photos, of the movie. I'll probably stop checking this thread very soon.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Fan speculation is not a spoiler IMO and it is part of the fun.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

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IMDB ranks the Holiday Special at 2.3/10?? It is that bad? Or just troll votes?
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Itís that bad.
It's even worse...

That said, every SW fan should watch it at least once. Keep in mind that it's 1978, and it was the first SW anyone saw since the end credits rolled on the first movie. It's a genuinely surreal experience.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
It's even worse...

That said, every SW fan should watch it at least once. Keep in mind that it's 1978, and it was the first SW anyone saw since the end credits rolled on the first movie. It's a genuinely surreal experience.
I still remember watching it live in 1978 (I believe it came out right before Thanksgiving). Even as a 6 year old kid at the time I thought it was awful and turned the channel halfway through.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

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Fan speculation is not a spoiler IMO and it is part of the fun.
But some will find correct info and pass it off as speculation. I'd rather​ not take the chance.

I don't have to speculate. After the first trailer, I knew it would be awesome. No more info needed.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Originally Posted by Josh-da-man View Post
It's even worse...

That said, every SW fan should watch it at least once. Keep in mind that it's 1978, and it was the first SW anyone saw since the end credits rolled on the first movie. It's a genuinely surreal experience.
I agree. It was such a bizarre show. Truly boggles the mind how it was ever created.

Imagine if they took all the Marvel actors and created a tv special of "Marvel Disney on Ice". Not the characters but the actual actors skating and singing. For an hour.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Don’t give them any ideas.
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I just watched the Holiday Special for the very first time on YouTube... Yeah, it's really bad. I don't think it's something anyone needs to watch.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

I built it up in my mind over the years. I know it was just due to the cartoon and the fact it was never aired again like most Christmas specials. I finally saw it 15 years later in 1993 buying a $20 convention bootleg. That first 20 minutes of only Wookiee dialogue was shocking. Couldn’t believe that someone thought it was a good idea. Drunk/high Carrie Fisher is another feature. As well as post accident Mark Hamill with makeup that is slathered on.

On another note. I enjoyed the commercials and the newscast update. I figured out how I knew what neutron bombs did at such an early age.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

That sound was amazing. First time at the AMC Dolbyvision. Are all the seats equipped with sub woofers? My seat was shaking. Well worth the $15
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

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That sound was amazing. First time at the AMC Dolbyvision. Are all the seats equipped with sub woofers? My seat was shaking. Well worth the $15
Wow, that's quite the advance screening!

Yes, Dolby Cinema has a shaker in each seat.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

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That sound was amazing. First time at the AMC Dolbyvision. Are all the seats equipped with sub woofers? My seat was shaking. Well worth the $15
That's called Buttkicker. https://thebuttkicker.com/

They could used different type of transducers, but same concept. I have Buttkicker on my PC racing "cockpit".
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Yeah, the Holiday Special is a doozy. I didn't believe it was as bad as everybody said but yeah it definitely is. I found it on YouTube and watched it a couple years back. I mean mostly its just a bunch of nonsense with Chewbacca's family and it just drags on and on. I don't even understand how anybody thought it was a good idea. The only thing that's slightly redeeming is the cartoon segment which introduces Boba Fett. Even that isn't great but it at least falls in line with animation from that era.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

the cast and Rian were all on Kimmel last night. nothing illuminating or spoilers, but it was nice to see everyone together like that...
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Originally Posted by JTH182 View Post
Wow, that's quite the advance screening!

Yes, Dolby Cinema has a shaker in each seat.
I posted in the wrong thread
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

What trailers are coming with this? Avengers 3? Solo?
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

They just released a trailer for the new Avengers movie this past week. When was the last time a big trailer was released with a specific movie? Don't they all debut during the morning shows or football games now?
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Avengers will certainly run in front of Star Wars, I don't know if anything else will be attached from Disney. I don't know if a Solo trailer is ready yet, and so far, they've yet to debut a Star Wars trailer in front of Star Wars. They should probably get something out soon though if they're still sticking with the May release date.

You're right though in that major movie trailers don't usually debut in the theater. They debut on TV and/or the internet.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

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You're right though in that major movie trailers don't usually debut in the theater. They debut on TV and/or the internet.
To be fair, we're still getting used to that new "usually." Plus, we still have fun surprises like the extended Deadpool 2 trailer in front of Logan that was kept under wraps and surprised most of us.
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To be fair, we're still getting used to that new "usually." Plus, we still have fun surprises like the extended Deadpool 2 trailer in front of Logan that was kept under wraps and surprised most of us.
True, but that was more of a short than a trailer. I don't expect any of that to be in the film.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Black Panther's trailer is certain to play before.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

Bought my ticket on Fandango a few weeks ago. Will be seeing it opening day in the early afternoon.

Looking forward to it.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (12/15/17, W/D: Rian Johnson)

It isnít surprising that mhg83 would think $15 for a seat that pleasures the user is a great deal ...
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Originally Posted by Obi-Wan Jabroni View Post
Avengers will certainly run in front of Star Wars, I don't know if anything else will be attached from Disney. I don't know if a Solo trailer is ready yet, and so far, they've yet to debut a Star Wars trailer in front of Star Wars. They should probably get something out soon though if they're still sticking with the May release date.

You're right though in that major movie trailers don't usually debut in the theater. They debut on TV and/or the internet.
The Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom teaser just ran on Sunday Night Football ... the full trailer premieres this week on Thursday Night Football.

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