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Old 26 December 2017, 14:22
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11 of us saw it. No one liked it. I slept through it. Waste of money.
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Old 26 December 2017, 15:03
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This movie sucked. There are so many plot holes and I felt like i was at some sort of galactic progressive induction meeting. Even Mark Hamill hated lukes character.
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Old 26 December 2017, 15:58
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It sucked! Actually stayed awake and sorry I did.
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Old 26 December 2017, 16:40
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Star Wars movies are probably the most polarizing in terms of fan satisfaction, I've never seen any of them past the first 3 that haven't practically been split down the middle between those who love them and those who think they are a steaming pile of crap.
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Old 26 December 2017, 20:54
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I haven't seen the movie, but Lucas spent three days with us a few years ago. We both genuinely liked him.

He stated that his original intent while writing Star Wars, was to create a moral fable for kids, all kids.
Hell with the movie, this is the story I want more of.

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Old 26 December 2017, 22:13
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I wish I could have met Lucas after the first one. But then again at that age I hadn't the experience or knowledge to have been able to contribute until 20 years later on down my path.

The promise hinted at regarding the Force (or any of the more esoteric training methods of Japanese Swordsmanship, think the scene in the original movie where Luke lowers the visor and cannot physically see the drone's attacks against him yet counters them nonetheless) and the adaptation of Japanese style swordsmanship could have made these movies so much more than they wound up being. I get that Lucas never practiced any Japanese weaponry-TMA but it's not like about 90% of what he could have done with this conceptually required anything more than doing a solid body of research (including watching Japanese Samurai flicks) to be able to incorporate more of that into what he was doing with Star Wars. He was already there really (he has said something IIRC about "The Hidden Fortress" starring Toshiro Mifune, who was a long term pupil of the late Sugino Yoshio Sensei and directed by Akiro Kurosawa being the inspiration for the first Star Wars movie) all that he needed to do was expand on that but he took the easy way, let others take over the heavy lifting and after that the characters were swinging those light sabers like baseball bats.

I always thought I'd get a lot of mileage out of a weapon that could immediately extend 2.5 feet out of it's handle like that and couldn't figure out why no one responsible for the fight choreography ever managed to incorporate that. I was pleasantly surprised to see that idea used on more than one occasion in TLJ.

It's 40 years later and I still want a light saber....
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Old 26 December 2017, 23:28
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People got worked up about Ralph Bakshi's WIZARDS. Now THAT was a cool movie for a teenager to be seeing, better even than Star Wars, IMO at the time.
Nothing outshines Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
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Nothing outshines Attack of the Killer Tomatoes!
Night of the Lepus...
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Old 27 December 2017, 00:41
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11 of us saw it. No one liked it. I slept through it. Waste of money.


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This movie sucked.

Pretending the above posts don't exist, and pumped up by previous posters who liked it. Putting my fingers in my ears....

Been a Star Wars fan for 43 years so I'm all in on Last Jedi no question. All of the movies tbh.
I have movie seats reserved to Last Jedi tomorrow at Noon.
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Old 28 December 2017, 00:37
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I was bored out of my mind until the last 45 mins. That made up for the previous 1-1/2 hours. What is with the kid at the very end with the broom snatch? They did enough to make me want to watch Episode IX.
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I liked it. Mark Hamill still can't act.

Wish I had been able to fast forward to the last hour.
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A hot steaming pile of SJW garbage.
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I liked it. Mark Hamill still can't act.
What, you didn't like Corvette Summer?
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Old 18 January 2018, 14:58
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Night of the Lepus...
Hell yeah. Nothing says scary, like giant, galloping rabbits.
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What, you didn't like Corvette Summer?
Or his fake southern accent in "The Night the Lights Went Out in Georgia"
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Old 18 January 2018, 20:32
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A hot steaming pile of SJW garbage.
I concur.
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