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Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by PrincessKenobi , Apr 15, 2014.

  1. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Using Reverse Psychology?
     
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  2. my kind of scum

    my kind of scum Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I assume Lucasfilm has no presence at Wondercon this weekend?
     
  3. jedijax

    jedijax Force Ghost star 6

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    Every time I see or am reminded of that video, I get VERY scared and worried for Star Wars. This speech is a total mess and he has absolutely NO focus whatsoever. Does he want to make a new universe with new fantastic worlds filled with intrigue and mystique (which is what SW is) or is he only interested in so-called "mystery boxes" where nothing is ever explained even when it's finished?

    Star Wars is a linear fantasy that has catchy plots and direct storylines with a new twists thrown in there every once in a while. From the TED speech, JJ is nothing about that at all.
     
  4. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Four Time PT Trivia Champ/GOAT/New Films Manager star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I believe Rebels has a panel. Nothing Episode VII related though.
     
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  5. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Force Ghost star 6

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    I don't think his philosophy to filmmaking or the point he made in his ted presentation are unfocused at all. I heard "mystery is the catalyst for imagination". I get what he wants, and although I'm the type that wants to be spoilt rotten leading up to the film, I respect that he's trying his best to save the surprise.
     
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  6. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Are we there yet?
     
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  7. Gallandro

    Gallandro Force Ghost star 4

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    Your overlord knows what's best for you. Bow to the precious Mystery Box.


    Yancy
     
  8. Force Smuggler

    Force Smuggler Force Ghost star 7

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    Don't think so.
     
  9. Space Ranger

    Space Ranger Jedi Youngling

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    So, I woke up this morning and there where still no news...

    [​IMG]
     
  10. Dra---

    Dra--- Force Ghost star 6

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    The privileging of mystery and suggestion have long been prime values in the best literature, in contrast with narratives that simply spell everything out for the audience and destroy their ability to imagine on their own and come to their own conclusions. I think the frustration with JJ has more to do with the audience's learned expectation that they deserve easy and hand-fed answers to everything, a kind of epistemological entitlement caused by science, tech, and bourgeois power.

    Having said that, since SW functions as much like entertainment as it does art, it's appropriate that answers are dolled out at a sufficient rate to keep the audience relatively docile. [face_devil]
     
  11. EHT

    EHT New Films Manager star 7 Staff Member Manager

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    I'm going to try it this summer. It's a brilliant idea, and apparently the results can be quite funny and even pretty deep.
     
  12. fishtailsam

    fishtailsam Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    thinking about doing this with other movies too
    jaws/ET seems like it might be cool
     
  13. Ridley Solo

    Ridley Solo Jedi Master star 4

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    I tried doing it with ROTJ and TPM, but unfortunately I can't play a digital copy at the same time as my DVD player. :( Gonna try again today...
     
  14. SithStarSlayer

    SithStarSlayer Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Watching Vader kick Luke's butt is still awesome enough to make me forget about lunch on the grille.
    Burgers to bricks faster than you can say TESB wins again.
     
  15. Bazinga'd

    Bazinga'd The Man / Also Known as Bazinga'd star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    You know, with this being the Easter season and all, one would think that a few "Easter Eggs" would be rolled our way. But alas, the JJ Bunny rejected that idea.:p
     
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  16. Krueger

    Krueger Chosen One star 5

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  17. The Hellhammer

    The Hellhammer Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    =D=

    In short, people are spoiled and whiny.
     
  18. Darth Claire

    Darth Claire Force Ghost star 5

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    Wondercon confirmed the identity of a new jedi
    [​IMG]
    [face_laugh]
     
  19. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Force Ghost star 6

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    Bloody Google
     
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  20. DarthWilliams

    DarthWilliams Jedi Master star 4

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    So whenever tomorrow finally does come, the boards will then be like this
    [​IMG]

    (my sincere apologies if this joke has already been made)
     
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  21. Todd the Jedi

    Todd the Jedi Mod and Soliloquist of SWTV star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    THE NEWS WILL COME TWO DAYS BEFORE THE DAY AFTER TOMORROW.
    [​IMG]
     
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  22. Darth Punk

    Darth Punk Force Ghost star 6

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    Is the day after tomorrow called twomorrow?
     
  23. Darkslayer

    Darkslayer Force Ghost star 6

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    I bear a message from JJ

    [​IMG]
     
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  24. JediGirl_Angelina

    JediGirl_Angelina Jedi Master star 3

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    That gif is seks.
     
  25. HL&S

    HL&S Magistrate Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Screw that box. I hope we discover a slew of newly registered Lucasfilm domain names that spoil everything. I'm sure if we look, we'll find ATATFOOT.com
     
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