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TFA Harrison Ford Unsure about Episode VII?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by sluggo1313., Oct 11, 2013.

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  1. Big Bad Yoda Daddy

    Big Bad Yoda Daddy Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Hahahaha, whatever guys. Enjoy your disbelief. That fridge was padded and lead-lined! Totally as believable!
     
  2. Darth_Articulate

    Darth_Articulate Jedi Master star 4

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    Some things can't even survive my fridge *without* a nuclear blast. Though to be fair, other things are born in it.
     
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  3. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Maybe if Jesus appeared and turned Indy into a temporary cockroach as the nuclear explosion is happening would piss off people less?
     
  4. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Temporary cockroach. [face_laugh]
     
  5. T-R-

    T-R- Chosen One star 5

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    Strangely, that is more plausible that simply surviving in the fridge
     
  6. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Indeed. I get the fridge was lead-lined but it would have to be several feet thick to withstand the radiation and be lined with reinforced concrete or metal to survive the shockwave from the blast.

    Even the mighty cockroach can't survive a direct impact from a nuke, even though it could survive in the fallout zone afterwards.
     
  7. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Porg of New Films & Fan Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    You should probably watch that scene again. The raft hits the ground right on - splat. Then it starts sliding down hill.
     
  8. T-R-

    T-R- Chosen One star 5

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    still easier to believe than a nuclear bomb
     
  9. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Well maybe Jesus would give the cockroach a magical invincible shield?
     
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  10. Jedi Merkurian

    Jedi Merkurian New Films Thread Reaper and Rumor Naysayer star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Parody from the Onion:
    LOS ANGELES—Saying that “it’s time,” a visibly weary Harrison Ford pleaded with his agents Thursday to simply stop this and let him die, sources confirmed.

    Full story:
    Harrison Ford Begs Agent to Just Let Him Die Now

     
  11. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Fearless Vampire Killer star 8 Staff Member Manager

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  12. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    That's just utterly wonderful.
     
  13. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Fearless Vampire Killer star 8 Staff Member Manager

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    "Okay, let me see it".
     
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  14. Sith-Mullet

    Sith-Mullet Jedi Master star 3

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    I hope Harrison makes up his mind before the bean counters ruin the movie.
     
  15. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    I certainly hope Mr. Bean doesn't ruin the movie either.
     
  16. JediKnightOB1

    JediKnightOB1 Jedi Master star 5

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    Mr. Bean would of enhanced that crappola that was Indy IV: Kingdom of the Crystal Meth. Because, someone was smoking something when that script was written.
     
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  17. Palpatine2016

    Palpatine2016 Jedi Master star 4

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    Thought this should be posted...for no other reason than the lolz.

     
  18. Sith-Mullet

    Sith-Mullet Jedi Master star 3

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    That movie was so bad that I am waiting for MST3K to do a send up for it.
     
  19. Baptizer

    Baptizer Jedi Master star 1

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    Ford was just on the 'Today' show and just said 'it was a work in progress' in terms of reprising the role of Han Solo. No big revelation or anything but no denial either.
     
  20. CGI-BOBAFENT

    CGI-BOBAFENT Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    good gravy, the way people bang on about that fridge scene! It's not real life, just go with it (though the cg monkeys did get my goat a little but that was just because that scene stunk, nothing to do with but this couldn't happen because *insert real life logic to a make believe story)

    Anyhooo,, I don't think there's any hesitation in him doing Han Solo again, under it all it looks like he's having fun.


    p.s

    Star Wars FB page has just posted a very short vid on Fords casting in ANH.
     
  21. JediGirl_Angelina

    JediGirl_Angelina Jedi Master star 3

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    Hilarious. :D
     
  22. Gallandro

    Gallandro Force Ghost star 4

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    Bears repeating again from earlier in the thread:

    "Nuking the fridge" it is no less outlandish than an ancient Indian temple with a light enabled spike trap, a weight system which causes the whole temple to collapse when you remove an idol, or a giant boulder death trap. It's no less silly than jumping from a plane using only a life raft to slow your decent, then riding down a mountain on that raft, falling off a cliff and into rapids, or no less silly than jumping a mine cart. And frankly it is no less crazy than probably the most egregiously insane gag in the entire Indy series... Nazi Messerschmidt chasing down Indy and Doctor Jones, slamming into mountain tearing the cockpit away from the wings, sending it hurtling down a tunnel in flames, cockpit passes our heroes with pilot alive, just long enough for our heroes to do a double take... Far, far, far more goofy than "nuking the fridge."

    The Indy films are mindless fun in the style of the serials from the 40s and 50s which inspired them to begin with... some people just have a hard time accepting that. These movies are not intended to be serious adventures, and if Spielberg had not been limited by time and budget constraints there would have been far more gags in Raiders than appeared on screen.... Go look up the gags Spielberg had concocted for the Indy/Swordsman duel in Raiders (many which were actually shot). During the scene the fight works it's way to a meat vendor who is cutting large slabs of meat. Indy uses the table to avoid the Swordman's blows... who by chance just happens to cut the meat for the vendor.

    Most all of the Indy gags were Spielberg decisions... not Lucas. Spielberg was highly influenced by the Bond films, and desperately wanted to direct a Bond film during the 70s. Lucas wanted Indy to be more of a two-fisted adventurer like he grew up with reading pulp novels and watching 40s serials, but it was Spielberg who introduced Bond-like elements into the franchise like making Indy a little more suave and more of a "ladies man."


    Yancy
     
  23. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    They did. Do you watch Rifftrax?
     
  24. Gallandro

    Gallandro Force Ghost star 4

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    They've done a Rifftrax of all the Indiana Jones films.
     
  25. Sith-Mullet

    Sith-Mullet Jedi Master star 3

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    What kind of work in progress is rambling on about? Sign the contract, read the script, be Han Solo and get paid. It is as simple as that.
     
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