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Boba Fett James Mangold directing Boba Fett

Discussion in 'Beyond the Saga - Spoilers Allowed' started by Bor Mullet, May 24, 2018.

  1. deathfromabove

    deathfromabove Jedi Master star 1

    Feb 18, 2007
    The whole '' Toxic Star Wars fandom '' debate and the pitying of actors and directors i dont take very seriously and neither should the likes of James Mangold and Kelley Tran.Lets face it,they work on huge franchises and get paid a lot of money.Who really cares who writes something something stupid on the internet.Its just words on a screen,you dont have to look at it or take it seriously.

    To put this in perspective just take a look how celebrities SHOULD face vile social media comments as they often do on the jimmy kimmel show...

  2. GregMcP

    GregMcP Jedi Grand Master star 5

    Jul 7, 2015
    So you should be able to post whatever you like with no consequences. Suck it up buttercup?

    Words matter.
    What you post affects people.

    Kelly, Rian, could have fun with their fans. It could be a great time for all concerned. But now they have to put up walls to protect themselves. But they're rich, so what's it matter.

    It poisons the whole game. Even for fans.
    Last edited: Jul 10, 2018 at 4:47 PM
  3. Krueger

    Krueger Chosen One star 5

    Aug 9, 2004
    So she shouldn't take disgusting racial slurs seriously? Why does her skin have to be thick enough to not be bothered by the heinous remarks she's been bombarded with? And why should Rian Johnson put up with horrible, sub-human sociopaths threatening his life because he made a film they didn't like? Let's put this into perspective. A film. They didn't like. A film. Yes, they are words on a screen, but they're words aimed squarely at you, on a 100% personal level. I know many like to believe the stereotype, but not everyone who becomes involved in show business forgoes their humanity. If you have a problem with a troglodyte threatening your life because a film you made didn't line up with their own head canon they've been nurturing for 20+ years, I think you're entitled to get a little ###### off with them if you so choose.
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  4. DAR

    DAR Jedi Master star 4

    Jul 8, 2004
    That wretched hive of scum and villainy, Twitter
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  5. FiveFireRings

    FiveFireRings Jedi Padawan star 2

    Nov 26, 2017
    And let's be clear, while there have always been nasty things said about entertainers, yeah, and the job does require a thick skin... the nastiness has escalated to off-the-charts levels in recent times.

    There may have been more people complaining about the PT than the ST, but the WAY the ST, and the totally decent humans beings involved in its making, are being pilloried is vile in a way that barely existed on any wide scale before a few years ago. Make of what you will of that time table, but I for one don't blame Kelly and Rian and Mangold and others for being taken aback by it. You can say they knew what they were getting into, but they didn't. This largely hasn't happened before, and it sucks.
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  6. Bor Mullet

    Bor Mullet Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 6, 2018
    Shhh shh, it’s okay.
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  7. PymParticles

    PymParticles Cruel but Fair Tyrant of New Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 1, 2014
    Listen, I know emotions are running hot in recent months regarding the state of the fandom and the treatment of those involved with making the films, and it does relate to the thread title directly at this time given some of Mangold’s recent statements, but let’s try to steer the conversation away from that very broad and volatile topic.

    That said, your righteous indignation is heard and appreciated. I love you all.
  8. black_saber

    black_saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Apr 4, 2002
    Will the Boba fett film still happen?
  9. PymParticles

    PymParticles Cruel but Fair Tyrant of New Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

    Oct 1, 2014
    “What does your heart tell you?”
  10. black_saber

    black_saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Apr 4, 2002
    It will still happen
  11. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

    Sep 13, 2007
    “Don’t look back.”

    DARTH_BELO Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Nov 25, 2003
    Too true. Also-as despicable as it is, I feel like us getting all worked up about nasty comments of a few messed up fanatics is only playing right into what they want: stirring $@%& up. By spending so much energy on it, IMO we're only helping to fuel the existence of their hate. As you recommended, we should steer away from it-and then we can watch all its strength die...
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