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Reply #35 on: December 09, 2009, 04:29:34 AM

Phantom Menace was actually the best of the three new movies.  It wasn't apparent at the time, but watch them all now and you'll see it. 

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Reply #36 on: December 09, 2009, 05:38:14 AM

Unfortunatly, Tri is right.  The weakest part of TPM is Jake Lloyd, the rest was pretty good.

I'd show them with the older ones first.  In fact, that's all I'd show for a while, since the newer ones are flashier and have a slicker modern look.  I quickly found that my son enjoys them more than the classics because he's a kid.  His favorite is Revenge of the Sith, and it didn't leave the DVD player for a month once it was released, despite my attempts to get him to watch ANY of the others.  Even now it takes a little work to get him to watch Empire (his 2nd favorite, he likes Vader and Yoda) over Sith.

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Reply #37 on: December 09, 2009, 08:28:06 AM

Uh, you do realize that charging across an open area into a hail of heavy gunfire is a valid tactic when you can deflect that gunfire, right?

Doesn't do much for the troops to your left and right I'd imagine.

Maybe I just caught a bad episode, I'm a big Star Wars fan and when I watched the new Clone Wars I thought it was terrible.  I remember the episode had little Togruta girl facing off against Grevious, which in and of itself was a big laugh.  That fight should of lasted about 2 seconds before she was chopped into bits.  In fact, the more I think about it almost everything I hated about the show revolved mostly around her.

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Reply #38 on: December 09, 2009, 05:19:27 PM

Uh, you do realize that charging across an open area into a hail of heavy gunfire is a valid tactic when you can deflect that gunfire, right?

Doesn't do much for the troops to your left and right I'd imagine.


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Reply #39 on: December 10, 2009, 04:13:42 AM

Phantom Menace was actually the best of the three new movies.  It wasn't apparent at the time, but watch them all now and you'll see it. 

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Reply #40 on: December 10, 2009, 02:26:01 PM

0% Hayden Christiansen.

Your move. 

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Reply #41 on: December 10, 2009, 06:54:46 PM

Natalie Portman's nipples and six pack.  why so serious?

Tuned in, immediately get to watch cringey Ubisoft talking head offering her deepest sympathies to the families impacted by the Orlando shooting while flanked by a man in a giraffe suit and some sort of "horrifically garish neon costumes through the ages" exhibit or something.  We need to stop this fucking planet right now and sort some shit out. -Kail
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Reply #42 on: December 11, 2009, 09:04:39 AM

Phantom Menace was actually the best of the three new movies.  It wasn't apparent at the time, but watch them all now and you'll see it. 

I think Sith was better than TPM but TPM was miles ahead of AotC. If I had to rank all six movies it'd be:

Star Wars/Empire (I flip flop on which one I like best), Sith, TPM, Return of the Jedi, AOTC.

For those of you wondering how I put two prequels ahead of one of the original trilogy I only have one word. Ewoks. Jar Jar was annoying but I can imagine him as sort of the Forest Gump of his race. Ewoks? They're all bad.

Finally, I actually have grown to like Ahsoka. I hated the idea of Anakin having a Padawan but it has given him an interesting new dynamic and Ahsoka is actually kind of an interesting character though it really depends on the writer for that episode. Watch the episode sometime where her whole squad gets wiped out. They did a good job of showing how someone as young as she is would react.


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Reply #43 on: December 11, 2009, 03:31:00 PM

I'd have a hard time picking TPM as the best of the new ones given that it contains the single worst sequence in any of the movies (kid Anakin derp derp derps his way into blowing up the star base thing.) So awful.

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Reply #44 on: December 11, 2009, 05:34:26 PM

I'd have a hard time picking TPM as the best of the new ones given that it contains the single worst sequence in any of the movies (kid Anakin derp derp derps his way into blowing up the star base thing.) So awful.

No, the worst sequence of the new ones was that god fucking awful picnic or whatever with Anakin and Padme. It was beyond stilted and awkward. They had anti-chemistry. They made me question if Lucas had ever known love.

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Reply #45 on: December 12, 2009, 08:31:03 PM

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Reply #46 on: July 19, 2018, 04:58:27 PM

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Reply #47 on: July 19, 2018, 05:54:20 PM

Whenever the hell Disney releases their streaming service, that is....

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Reply #48 on: July 19, 2018, 06:37:06 PM


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Reply #49 on: July 19, 2018, 06:43:26 PM

Because it got pointlessly canceled in its last season even though it was good and popular just because of the Disney acquisition?

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Reply #50 on: July 20, 2018, 12:22:06 AM

I'm kind of surprised it took this long.  I expected them to do it as part of Rebels - to wrap up the unfinished stories.

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Reply #51 on: July 20, 2018, 01:52:14 AM

It didn't feel unfinished by the time they finished.


Because Disney are pumping out everything they can that they think will attract a few extra subs for their Disney-flix platform.

And ashoka is really popular.

I wouldn't be shocked if this is partly a test run for a 'fulcrum' series covering the time from aotc to rebels.



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Reply #52 on: July 20, 2018, 02:03:37 AM

But my point is they put out Rebels, which was fucking awesome and actually capped it all off and finished it well.

WHY?


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Reply #53 on: July 20, 2018, 04:09:56 AM

I do agree ashoka should not meet Anakin again until rebels. And plainly that isn't going to be the case now.

But I'd happily watch the cgi-clone wars do the the build up to RotS that we got in samurai-jack-clone-wars. Also the last episodes of clone wars where the Republic got darker and darker could be explored more.



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Reply #54 on: July 20, 2018, 07:35:28 AM

They had the ending already set up when they canceled CW and everything they planned they took it as cannon when making Rebels.

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Reply #55 on: July 20, 2018, 12:04:51 PM

Yeah - basically, they're just wrapping up what they had in progress. 

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Reply #56 on: July 20, 2018, 03:22:59 PM

Maybe I'm remembering it wrong but I don't remember there being much to wrap up?

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Reply #57 on: July 20, 2018, 03:49:07 PM

There were a few foreshadowed things that never resolved and there are some small elements of planned stories that impacted what we've seen in Rebels ... and perhaps even films.  They're likely going to be working from the scripts and outlines for the episodes that they had planned to do before they were terminated early.

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Reply #58 on: July 20, 2018, 04:44:08 PM

Basically what happens in Mandalore and with Ashoka.

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