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Forum: Movie Talk
06-04-05, 08:09 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 4,567
Posted By jim_cook87

No he's referring to Leia. Obi-wan made the same...

No he's referring to Leia. Obi-wan made the same error you are making. Obi-wan thought Luke had to defeat the Emperor. Yoda recognized that Anakin was still the chosen one, Luke was not sent to...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-29-05, 09:51 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,745
Posted By jim_cook87

When I was under 30 I think I would have found it...

When I was under 30 I think I would have found it ridiculous that Obi-wan doesn't remember more accurately when he stopped going by Obi-wan and that he didn't show more recognition of R2D2. But now...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-28-05, 10:17 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,333
Posted By jim_cook87

I don't think Anakin needed any assistance. ...

I don't think Anakin needed any assistance. After learning of Anakin's conception in TPM, I figured just fulfilling his purpose in destroying the Sith was all he needed to become one with the...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-26-05, 03:33 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,818
Posted By jim_cook87

Not sure we can assume Chewbacca witnessed...

Not sure we can assume Chewbacca witnessed anything that could have persuaded him on the existence of the Force...

But even if he did, why do you conclude he would believe in it and defend it's...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-26-05, 11:32 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,621
Posted By jim_cook87

John Connor was raised to be a survivalist and to...

John Connor was raised to be a survivalist and to be the leader of the resistance because his mother was told of his future.

Second, SkyNet was built after they reverse engineered technology based...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-24-05, 08:10 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 2,621
Posted By jim_cook87

Yummyyummy is correct, it is a paradox. The...

Yummyyummy is correct, it is a paradox. The whole idea of time travel and seeing the future does present a paradox. Where yummyyummy is mistaken is in the conclusion that it is bad story telling. ...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-24-05, 09:53 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,015
Posted By jim_cook87

Actually, he would've doomed the Galaxy had he...

Actually, he would've doomed the Galaxy had he killed Vader...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-23-05, 01:01 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By jim_cook87

"You know how when you make a copy of a copy,...

"You know how when you make a copy of a copy, it's not as sharp as... well... the original."
Forum: Movie Talk
05-23-05, 12:58 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,264
Posted By jim_cook87

After seeing Sith, I have a significantly...

After seeing Sith, I have a significantly different interpretation of Vader in IV-VI... I think the loss of Padme really left him with only one internal motivation: fear of the Emperor.

I now...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-22-05, 09:48 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 2,595
Posted By jim_cook87

I think this represents the same fallacy that...

I think this represents the same fallacy that leads Obi Wan to assume Luke is the last hope. He assumed the person to defeat the Emperor had to be a young Jedi and would defeat the Emperor by...
Forum: Movie Talk
05-22-05, 09:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 4,264
Posted By jim_cook87

I'm not sure if Vader is still as capable (with a...

I'm not sure if Vader is still as capable (with a saber) in the suit as Anakin was, not enough evidence either way. (Though, if General Grievous can have the abilities he has, I'm sure Vader could...
Forum: DVD Talk
04-22-05, 09:53 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 2,975
Posted By jim_cook87

Can you get to the DVD Profiler site using the...

Can you get to the DVD Profiler site using the direct IP address: http://69.33.203.218/

If so the problem is probably your ISP's DNS server.
Forum: DVD Talk
09-29-04, 01:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,085
Posted By jim_cook87

A thread for everyone annoyed by the "constant complaining" about Star Wars

Everyone follow my lead: "I love Star Wars."

Let's see how exciting forums are when nobody disagrees, has a differing opinion or offers criticism for debate. Just add to this thread the mantra: ...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-27-04, 10:26 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,102
Posted By jim_cook87

That explanation does not work. Anakin could not...

That explanation does not work. Anakin could not have become one with the Force and appeared as a Jedi ghost if he had not redeemed himself (regaining his Jedi status) by turning his back to the...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-22-04, 10:26 AM
Replies: 84
Views: 9,266
Posted By jim_cook87

Not really accurate... It's a combination of...

Not really accurate... It's a combination of issues monitor refresh rates v. TV refresh rates v. film/DVD frame rates, combined with independent CPU, audio card and video card clocks used for...
Forum: DVD Talk
09-15-04, 10:12 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,639
Posted By jim_cook87

Premium owner, I like to support good products...

Premium owner, I like to support good products with my wallet.



They still need to implement some multi-edit functionality, but the new beta takes care of the second issue: custom tags!
Forum: DVD Talk
09-04-04, 11:57 AM
Replies: 121
Views: 6,838
Posted By jim_cook87

I'm a recall coordinator. My job is to apply the...

I'm a recall coordinator. My job is to apply the formula.
Forum: DVD Talk
08-27-04, 02:21 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,130
Posted By jim_cook87

You may be misplacing the blame... The day...

You may be misplacing the blame...

The day Paycheck came out on DVD I received notice from Netflix that they had shipped Paycheck. The next day I got home and had a Netflix mailer in the...
05-25-04, 09:36 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 2,275
Posted By jim_cook87

You're missing where this benefits their business...

You're missing where this benefits their business model. You go to McDonald's to get dinner, see they have the latest DVD release available to rent for $1, so you rent it. To this point, you're...
Forum: DVD Talk
05-24-04, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,030
Posted By jim_cook87

New DVD Inventory web site

Did a quick search and didn't see this. Looks like a new site for tracking your DVD collection has sprung up to compete with Afficianado, DVD Profiler, etc. www.dvdspot.com

It's fairly new, so...
05-22-04, 02:39 PM
Replies: 198
Views: 14,290
Posted By jim_cook87

This is the worst idea I've heard. Star Wars'...

This is the worst idea I've heard. Star Wars' visual effects, editing, art direction, and sound won Oscars. They were milestone achievements that set the standard for many years, pushing the...
Forum: Store Forum
05-12-04, 10:27 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,023
Posted By jim_cook87

So you're upset that the way they process movies,...

So you're upset that the way they process movies, which might actually work for normal, law abiding subscribers, inhibits your ability to cut into their profitability while violating copyright law? ...
Forum: Store Forum
05-12-04, 03:38 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,023
Posted By jim_cook87

:hscratch: So you get 8 movies one day, watch...

:hscratch: So you get 8 movies one day, watch them all and return them the following day? Or do you wait until you've watched all 8 to return them instead of returning one or two at a time? Or are...
04-27-04, 10:42 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,725
Posted By jim_cook87

All it has ever taken for the Special Edition...

All it has ever taken for the Special Edition label to appear on a DVD is to include ONE of the following:

*Trailer
*Bios
*Production Notes (on an insert)
*Animated Menus
04-27-04, 10:33 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 3,703
Posted By jim_cook87

Re: Spielberg - hypocrite?

We've all heard great commentary tracks from directors that really have a good sense for viewers want to hear, what is informative and/or entertaining. And we've all heard many that don't even have...
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