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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #15 on: October 20, 2015, 06:20:03 PM »
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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #16 on: October 20, 2015, 06:36:50 PM »
That's not a planet! That's a space station! :o

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #17 on: October 20, 2015, 06:51:05 PM »
This is gonna be so damn much fun!!!

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #18 on: October 20, 2015, 07:22:44 PM »
I'm excited and intrigued. If I was allowed to voice one concern, the trailer feels very "heavy" and bombastic. I hope the sense of high-flying "space western"-style adventure, which was part of what made the original films great, won't be lost in a haze of Wagnerian fatefulness. Keep it fun! Throw in some space pirates or something!

But mainly, I'm excited and intrigued, whatever the mood of the film will turn out to be.
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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #19 on: October 20, 2015, 07:43:55 PM »
Can't disagree, Rhoderic.

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #20 on: October 20, 2015, 08:30:11 PM »
I'm being cautiously optimistic, the prequels were such garbage this has to be better....right?
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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #21 on: October 20, 2015, 08:56:47 PM »
I was almost in tears this morning! I read an interview with the director last summer and I believe it will be pretty amazing.

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #22 on: October 20, 2015, 08:57:18 PM »
Interesting that Han needed to tell the main girl/guy that the stories were all true.
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Id imagine partying around the galaxy and a ruined empire would be known about.
Seems the Empire tried its best to carry on as normal (space station, darth helmet galactic oppression) and it worked.

So its a re-booted Ep 4?  ;D

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #23 on: October 20, 2015, 09:02:21 PM »
Trailer managed to push some buttons, didn't it?  8) Certainly was more than I was expecting and leaves me optimistic.

If I was allowed to voice one concern, the trailer feels very "heavy" and bombastic.

Don't want to quote you out of context Rhoderic, I'm excited too. But I wouldn't mind something 'heavy' if it meant the storyline was well done.

I mean, a classic story that entertains fans of all ages is no doubt a tricky thing to craft, so I hope they don't just take the easy way out and sell toys to the current generation of 5 to 10 year-olds.

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #24 on: October 20, 2015, 09:26:59 PM »
Is it me or does that look like Darth Vader with a silver helmet in the foreground of the bottom photo!

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #25 on: October 20, 2015, 10:11:07 PM »
I mean, a classic story that entertains fans of all ages is no doubt a tricky thing to craft, so I hope they don't just take the easy way out and sell toys to the current generation of 5 to 10 year-olds.

Oh, I certainly wouldn't want a repeat of The Phantom Menace with its Donald Duck droids and flavourless, inconsequential villains. I'd just prefer more of the same formula that the original trilogy had, and that included a heavy dose of pulpy "high adventure" alongside all the "epic" stuff.

As you say, one easy way out is to make the film a two-and-a-half-hour advertisement for children's toys. Another is to rely on a Terribly Bombastic Wagnerian Soundtrack and a collection of Epic Movie Tropes to the point where they become crutches.

But all I'm saying is that the trailer felt a bit heavy on the "epic" and light on the "high adventure". I don't want to make too big a ruckus about it.

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #26 on: October 20, 2015, 10:20:06 PM »
No ruckus, pulpy-high-adventure is awesome, same page here.  ;)

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #27 on: October 20, 2015, 10:41:42 PM »
But all I'm saying is that the trailer felt a bit heavy on the "epic" and light on the "high adventure". I don't want to make too big a ruckus about it.

The target audience for this trailer initially was the 'not so bothered' crowd so that's why I'm thinking more action and less story but I'm hoping that the film will be a good balance  :)

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #28 on: October 20, 2015, 10:58:04 PM »
Impressive.
Most impressive!

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Re: Star Wars VII Discussion Thread (was: Star Wars new trailer)
« Reply #29 on: October 20, 2015, 11:10:45 PM »
I have bad feelings about it...

I am still afraid I will be disapointed because now I am realy realy excited...

I feel much fear in me...

 

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