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  • #111112

    Larry Legend
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    That last scene of the trailer has to be a massive misdirection. It doesn’t appear they are even in the same room.

    #111617

    InThisTown
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    I’m actually starting to get nervous that it might not be great. Soulless. The trailers have been just ok. Whereas TFA trailers are some of the best ever. I hope I’m wrong. (and I mean that in the most “I hope the defense doesn’t suck!!!111” way)

    #111621

    Larry Legend
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    I’m actually starting to get nervous that it might not be great. Soulless. The trailers have been just ok. Whereas TFA trailers are some of the best ever. I hope I’m wrong. (and I mean that in the most “I hope the defense doesn’t suck!!!111” way)

    When Johnson said that he didn’t want anyone to watch the trailers and then after it came out backed away from the earlier comment I felt like he cut it in such a way that was meant to give any meaningful sign as to what is coming.

    #111623

    InThisTown
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    I’m actually starting to get nervous that it might not be great. Soulless. The trailers have been just ok. Whereas TFA trailers are some of the best ever. I hope I’m wrong. (and I mean that in the most “I hope the defense doesn’t suck!!!111” way)

    When Johnson said that he didn’t want anyone to watch the trailers and then after it came out backed away from the earlier comment I felt like he cut it in such a way that was meant to give any meaningful sign as to what is coming.

    Well it’s meant to not reveal anything and/or misdirect. The guy’s brilliant. The story will be good and clever – I just wonder if I will give a shit. The trailers do stink, IMO.

    #111624

    Larry Legend
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    I agree. With TFA, there was an sense of awe at what Abrams had pulled together. I wonder if part of the reason they went back to him for Episode 9 is that they were not only underwhelmed by Trevorrow but maybe Johnson’s 8 isn’t so hot either.

    #114811

    Lebron
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    Been meaning to mention if the Luke giving Rey the Bettis before the ’01 AFCCG treatment scene doesn’t scream take my money, all of it! to this crowd, nothing can.

    #115508

    Doncabesa
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    Reviews are great so far, completely forgot to buy tickets ahead of time and every single theater within 15 miles of me is sold out through sunday…..  I’ve never seen that before, ended up getting 4 on Monday at 8:30 next week.  So I’ll see you back in this thread then.

    #115511

    Larry Legend
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    94% on Rotten Tomatoes…

     

    “best since Empire”   not so sure on that one, but that’s a very good sign.

     

     

    #115559

    InThisTown
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    Sticking with “not optimistic”

    #115560

    Tommyfw
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    Sticking with “not optimistic”

    You have captured my very same thoughts on every Star Wars movie since 1999. I went to “The Phantom Menace” during my honeymoon and the hype I had going in was shattered.  Every subsequent SW film has done little to dispense that even when they are good (TFA), merely ok (R1) or downright terrible (Ep 1-3).

    We haven’t done the BvS absolute take down on E3; “You CANNOT win Annakin! I have the HIGH ground” bullshit that it deserves.

    All of that being said; this is the first SW film that I am hyped to see based on everything I have read so far.

    Cautiously optimistic.

    #115561

    Kingasaurus
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    We haven’t done the BvS absolute take down on E3; “You CANNOT win Annakin! I have the HIGH ground” bullshit that it deserves.

    The Red letter Media reviews for 1-3 are still the go-to.

    Nobody needs to explain in their own words why they suck, just direct people there.

    #115563

    Kevin
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    I’ve been pretty careful to not read beyond the headlines, but I don’t even see much complaining about the Porgs. :lol:

    #115564

    InThisTown
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    There is nothing I have seen that gives me any hope. TFA has the best trailers I’ve ever seen. I read the same stuff about R1 from suck ups who want to be invited to the next Disney premiere, so I put zero stock in it.

    #115566

    Callahardfoul
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    Like TFA, I have had the whole thing spoiled for me by the same prick person. Seeing it Sunday.  I do not think the average person is going to like it.

    #115567

    InThisTown
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    Like TFA, I have had the whole thing spoiled for me by the same prick person. Seeing it Sunday. I do not think the average person is going to like it.

    How did that happen?

    #115570

    Callahardfoul
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    Guy I grew up with lives with a girl who has connections in LA, and he’s on a big email chain with out mutual friends. Someone else asked him for spoilers and he replied all. He says he saw it last Saturday. His e-mail is from yesterday. I have no idea if he actually saw it (I know a lot of liars) or if he just heard second hand. He has been right before.

     

     

    #115571

    InThisTown
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    I mean, what a fucking cunt. You have to be a special piece of shit to do that.

    #115573

    Feejis
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    Guy I grew up with lives with a girl who has connections in LA, and he’s on a big email chain with out mutual friends. Someone else asked him for spoilers and he replied all. He says he saw it last Saturday. His e-mail is from yesterday. I have no idea if he actually saw it (I know a lot of liars) or if he just heard second hand. He has been right before.

    Wait, why’d you read it?

    #115584

    Callahardfoul
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    Guy I grew up with lives with a girl who has connections in LA, and he’s on a big email chain with out mutual friends. Someone else asked him for spoilers and he replied all. He says he saw it last Saturday. His e-mail is from yesterday. I have no idea if he actually saw it (I know a lot of liars) or if he just heard second hand. He has been right before.

    Wait, why’d you read it?

    I never said I wasn’t a cunt  :lol:

    The first sentence of the e-mail addressed deaths. Once I read that I read the whole thing.

    • This reply was modified 1 year, 3 months ago by  Callahardfoul.
    #115591

    InThisTown
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    :ozzy: Jesus! Take it to the spoiler thread.  :-(

    #115593

    Callahardfoul
    Participant

    Oh C’mon! I figured everyone expected Bib Fortuna to die

    #115594

    InThisTown
    Participant

    Well I know it’s not Leia and it’s not Rey or Kylo.  :-(

    #115595

    Callahardfoul
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    I should’ve phrased it differently. You’ll be surprised.  I won’t rephrase it and get myself into trouble.

    Back to the bigger point: Its going to stink.

    Everyone enjoy!

    #115597

    InThisTown
    Participant

    My childhood was overrated anyway.

    #115615

    BSF34
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    RT has it at 93% positive, and just got my tickets  for a Saturday late afternoon show, so I’m hoping CAHF is wrong.

     

    Also…

     

    Wait, what?

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