Star Wars (News, Thoughts, and Musings... No poetry...)

Plus you miss pod racing!

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All things that don’t really add anything to the grandeur of the real Star Wars lore.
SPACESHIPS AND SPACE WAR! :sunglasses:

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What about killing the droid ship? Or the Naboo escape scene?

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Movies can be objectively bad in some ways,

Yeah, this is a contradiction. “A movie is bad” is an inherently subjective statement.

You can say the movie DID bad as far as critical reception (the majority of critics disliked it is a fact about THEIR opinions), or as far as box office returns (money made is a fact), or even audience reception (RT scores or whatever other metric measuring people’s opinions). More properly, you would say it did poorly, though, not bad.

If a movie is very low budget with low production values, it is usually called a B-movie (where some people think B = bad), and the majority may agree it is bad, but even these films have their fans who love them for what they are.

But “bad” is a primary marker of an opinion statement. By definition it cannot be objective.

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Guys- chill. :slight_smile:

That Machete order, as it’s written in the links- it’s not an UN Binding Resolution, is a presentation suggestion.
That means that it’s just a suggestion to maximise the impact of the plot-twists.
He adds that beside that, all the movies deserve to be seen- which I agree with.

So- it’s just food for thoughts. :smiley:

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This is my favorite Star Wars cannon…

http://weaponsystems.net/image/s-lightbox/n-AK-130/--/img/ws/otr_naval_ak130_o1.jpg

…oh wait, that’s the dual 130mm mount on a Sovremennyy…never mind. :grin:

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pew pew, looks close enough to me

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Star Wars means so much to me. I love it all. Good, bad and silly to be honest.

If you over analyse things you can find fault in anything. Take the phantom menace. Pretty reviled almost universally. I liked it. Not because it was a good film. Not because it was Star Wars. I liked it because my friend invited me to come and watch it for his birthday and we had popcorn and cake after and his mum bought me a little toy naboo fighter (which I still have) so everytime I think about it it brings a warm feeling. It’s a great memory for me!

I am not being contrary or anything but I honestly haven’t seen a star wars film I haven’t loved. Its star wars!! Its silly, It’s fantastic and it brings me back to happy times. I love it. That’s why my son is called Obi.

I’m happy just liking something because I like it. Regardless of popular opinion. I know its faults. I know its failings but that happy feeling I get when the 2nd death star explodes and the big party starts on Endor makes right the hell up for it. I feel like I beat the empire. Me.
I almost dont want to watch it with my kids in case they hate it. I’d be crushed.

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My boy is now nearing the age where starwars is appropriate. I have the same fear.

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My kids’ reaction ton watching Monty Python and the Holy Grail was…disappointing…to say the least. :cry:

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Expecting a kid who hasn’t mastered personal pronouns to appreciate Monty python was bit much Will, don’t you know? :wink:

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Star Wars is serious business!!! :smiley:

I intend 4, 5, 6, 1, 2, 3, 7, 8, 9 with my boy.

I think I saw 5 first as a kid. In my heart that still is the very best one. Yoda…

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4.5.6 first i think. Just purely for the fact that if you watch any of the others first they may make they bold ones look very dated and dare I say it boring…

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Also you spoil all the major plot points.

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…well, it did happen “A long time ago…” :grin:

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I recently found this. Absolutely hilarious and masterfully well edited. Some of the characters and storylines are better than the originals :slight_smile: Better plan an evening to enjoy this, because it is about 3 hours worth of material.

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Those of you who hate CGI probably won’t like this…

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Always liked this (there are others with “remastered” sound, but here is the original)

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Can’t believe I forgot about this one:

http://darthsanddroids.net/episodes/0001.html

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