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Speculation how much power will our new director have?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by toberfett, Dec 2, 2012.

  1. HankSolo

    HankSolo Jedi Knight star 3

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    I think the new director will have a little more leeway than Kirshner did in TESB.
     
  2. Panakas_Dawg

    Panakas_Dawg Jedi Master star 5

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    "Hokey effects and ancient matte paintings are no match for a good iMac at your side, kid."
    "You don't believe in practical effects, do you?"
    "Kid, I've acted in one part of this franchise to the next. I've seen a lot of strange stuff, but I've never seen anything to make me believe there's one all-powerful puppeteer staging everything. There's no strings or wires that control my destiny."
     
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  3. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    "There will be a substantial reward for the one who directs the Sequal Trilogy. You are free to use any methods neccesary, but I want them tastefuly done. No poop jokes!"


    "As you wish."
     
  4. THE PortmanLuvva

    THE PortmanLuvva Jedi Knight star 2

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    Just hope the new director put enough film in the camera or this is gonna be a real short flick.
     
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  5. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    I felt a great disturbance on the internet, as if millions of voices suddenly cried out in terror and were suddenly silenced. I fear someone terrible has been chosen.
     
  6. THE PortmanLuvva

    THE PortmanLuvva Jedi Knight star 2

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    Meditate on this, i will.
     
  7. ForceJumpAnakin

    ForceJumpAnakin Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    When I left you I was but an intern, now I am the Director.
    Only a director of outtakes, darth.
     
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  8. Legacy Jedi Endordude

    Legacy Jedi Endordude Jedi Knight star 3

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  9. Reveen

    Reveen Jedi Knight star 3

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    Hopefully the same amount that Lucas had in the seventies, no more, no less. Avoiding executive meddling is absolutely critical is this movie wants to be any good.
     
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  10. Han Shot First

    Han Shot First Jedi Youngling star 2

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    And yet the ROTJ space battle looks far more realistic that the one in ROTS! Weird.
     
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  11. Legacy Jedi Endordude

    Legacy Jedi Endordude Jedi Knight star 3

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    What you say is true- from a certain point of view

    not mine though! :D
     
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  12. Han Shot First

    Han Shot First Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Over exposure to CGI, Big Stuff!!!
     
  13. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    So glad this thread is back. My favorite!
     
  14. Lando's Little Maneuver

    Lando's Little Maneuver Jedi Padawan star 2

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    I suppose your background is in drama and arthouse?
    Arthouse? Why it's my primary function. I'm well versed in all the stran...
    I have no need for an arthouse director.
    Of course you haven't sir. Not in a franchise such as this. That is why I studied.....
    What I need is a director who understands the crazy demands of fanboys.
    Fanboys? Why my first job was producing video reviews for gaming sites, very similar to your fanboys.
    Can you speak bull****?
    Of course I can sir, it's like a second language to me. I'm a....
    Yeah, alright, shutup, I'll take this one.
    Shutting up sir.
     
  15. pretender

    pretender Jedi Youngling star 2

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    Better effects abilities doesn't mean better effects happen if the director doesn't know how to choreograph a battle anymore.

    I've seen some good directors be given unlimited budgets and not know how to use the money (Superman Returns). And we've seen directors be given the sky and do very well (Marvel's The Avengers).
     
  16. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    "I ain't in it for the fanboys, and I ain't in it for you Lucas. I expect to be well paid, I'm in it for the money!"
     
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  17. SithLordDarthRichie

    SithLordDarthRichie CR Emeritus: London star 8

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    Ya gotta have love
     
  18. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I have a bad feeling about this.
    I don't sense anything.
    It's not about the director, Master. It's something... elsewhere. Elusive.
    Don't center on your anxieties, intern. Keep your concentration here and now, where it belongs.
    But Lucas says I should be mindful of the franchise.
    But not at the expense of the movie. Be mindful of the plot, young Padawan.
    Yes, Master. How do you think this Bob Iger will deal with Kathline Kennedy's demands?
    These executive types are cowards. The negotiations will be short.
     
  19. Big Bad Yoda Daddy

    Big Bad Yoda Daddy Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Vaughn: "Arndt, Kennedy, let's close it up. We're going in. We're going in full throttle."
    Arndt: "Right with you boss."
    Kennedy: "Matt, with that script, will you be able to pull it off in time?"
    Vaughn: "It'll be just like Episode IV back at Leavesden."
    Arndt: "We'll stay back far enough to cover you."
    Kennedy: "My scope shows the movie, but not the money, are you sure this movie can make it?"
    Vaughn: "You worry about the marketing, I'll worry about the movie!"
    Arndt: "I've been hit with a sequel deadline!"
    Vaughn: "Get clear Mike, you can't do any more good back there!"
    Arndt: "Sorry."
    PT Haters: "Let him go, stay on the director."
    Kennedy: "Hurry Matt, the PT Haters are at it much faster this time. I can't hold them!"
    PT Haters: "I'm on the director."
    Lucas: "Use my plots, Matt. Let go Matt."
    PT Haters: The plot is strong with this one.
    Lucas: "Matt, trust me."
    Fanboys: "His twitter feed's off. Matt, you switched off your twitter feed. What's wrong?"
    Vaughn: "Nothing, I'm all right."
    PT Haters: "I have you now."
    Regular Moviegoers: "Yeeeeha!"
    PT Haters: "What?"
    Regular Moviegoers: "You're all clear kid. Now let's blow this thing and get in line again!"
    Regular Moviegoers: "Great movie kid, that was one in a million!"
    Lucas: "Remember, my plots will be with you - always."
     
  20. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    "Strike this movie down on Rottentomatoes.com and it will gross more money than you can possibly imagine."
     
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  21. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    "So, what do ya think of it?"
    "I'm trying not to, kid."
    "...good."
    "Still, it's got a good script. I don't know, you think this franchise and a guy like me..."
    "No."
     
  22. darthtuttle

    darthtuttle Jedi Master star 4

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    Your over confinence is your weakness.
    Your faith in your director is yours.

    The ability to direct a star wars movie does not make you intelligent.
     
  23. Joe

    Joe Jedi Master star 6

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    I find your lack of Han...disturbing.
     
  24. Jinn-N-Tonic

    Jinn-N-Tonic Jedi Knight star 1

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    Please don't shoot the messenger but I emailed Supershadow inquiring about the controversy against him and he told me that there's been a long history of a hostile slander campaign against him due to jealousy from Star Wars fandom of his close friendship with George Lucas.

    They're also hostile towards him because he was charging money for premium membership to his website that he donating to childrens charities.

    He also mentioned that the jealous hostile Star Wars fans were stalking and harrassing his girlfriend's website as well disrupting her internet modeling career.

    Those are his words. His side of the story so please don't shoot me. I just wanted to put out his side of the story.

    So is it possible that he's just misunderstood?
     
  25. Pro Scoundrel

    Pro Scoundrel New Films Lawgiver & Casual Flyer star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    (New director to Kathleen Kennedy) "Look, Your Worshipfulness, let's get one thing straight. I take orders from just one person: me."
     
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