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Speculation Ok, the Fox fanfare? Necessary or not now?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by budspencer, Nov 29, 2012.

  1. budspencer

    budspencer Jedi Knight star 1

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    I wonder how many people think that Disney should somehow, rent the iconic soundbyte and place it in front of the movie.

    Without it a new Star Wars movie would be like a whopper without its flame grill hamburger...it would not taste the same....

    I think it is necessary....
     
  2. Count Yubnub

    Count Yubnub Jedi Master star 4

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    Whether it's necessary or not, you're not going to see it in the ST.

    And years down the road, when you've watched the ST movies as much as you've watched the OT and/or PT, you're not going to care.
     
  3. budspencer

    budspencer Jedi Knight star 1

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    Ouch! you should say that to the hardcore fans who wanted George wookie scalp because he made the special editions and changed a few things. U don't mess around with Some aspects of Star Wars and the fanfare is one of them.... If it had not been important it would not have been in the PT....ok technically he had no choice but still...
     
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  4. LANDO_ROCKS

    LANDO_ROCKS Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    It won't be there, you can take that to the bank.
     
  5. Count Yubnub

    Count Yubnub Jedi Master star 4

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    I'm very fond of the fanfare prior to the opening music as well, but it's just the Fox fanfare, and I suspect we only like it because we're so used to it. I bet that if the movies succeed, there'll be a chorus of people claiming that the new Disney castle opening "works surprisingly well!" or something like that. Or not, who knows at this point. [face_dunno]
     
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  6. budspencer

    budspencer Jedi Knight star 1

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    I know, but i can dream can i. :)
     
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  7. budspencer

    budspencer Jedi Knight star 1

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    Yes!Tinkerbell opening Star Wars.mmmm my childhood is destroyed now!
     
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  8. Artoo-Dion

    Artoo-Dion Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    It's a nice bit of nostalgia to hear the Fox fanfare before the title. However, it's the least essential ingredient for a good SW film, which is fortunate, since it won't be there.
     
  9. krtmd

    krtmd Jedi Knight star 4

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    Seriously. If you paid $4 billion for something, you're sure as sh** not going to put someone else's name on it.
     
  10. Lando's Little Maneuver

    Lando's Little Maneuver Jedi Padawan star 2

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    I must admit the fanfare is iconic as hell, but the LucasFilm logo wasn't always there, we got used to that, I'm sure well get used to the Disney castle.
     
  11. Chrono85

    Chrono85 Jedi Padawan star 1

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    Well it wont' be there...because Fox won't have anything to do with the new Star Wars. However, we still have the Lucasfilm logo and the far far away thing :) Did they have the Disney castle at the beginning of the Marvel movies?
     
  12. Artoo-Dion

    Artoo-Dion Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Proposal: Lucasfilm gets its own fanfare after the Disney castle, and this new fanfare serves the same purpose as the Fox fanfare in terms of key, etc.
     
  13. HanSolo29

    HanSolo29 Manager Emeritus + Official Star Wars Artist star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Not on any of the current ones, no, but that was because there still hasn't been a Marvel film released that was solely under the Disney flag. Paramount still has their name attached to The Avengers and Iron Man 3.
     
  14. GGrievous

    GGrievous Jedi Grand Master star 5

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  15. KilroyMcFadden

    KilroyMcFadden Jedi Knight star 3

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    No fanfare is so much different than Greedo shooting first.
     
  16. Echo-07

    Echo-07 Jedi Master star 4

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    Um, in a way I'm glad we have about 30 months so that people can slowly and carefully make their peace with the death of the FOX fanfare. RIP
     
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  17. BigAl6ft6

    BigAl6ft6 Force Ghost star 6

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    I say Disney ponies up a little dough and buys the fanfare. Or just watch this video every day for a few years to get used to it



    (someone in the comments does raise a good point that the Marvel flicks don't have the Disney castle infront of it, I'm guessing Lucasfilm logo only, no disney, and it will be remarkably similar yet legally distinct to the fox fanfare)
     
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  18. A Chorus of Disapproval

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

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    Yes, that is possibly how I'll word it...
     
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  19. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    While it did get me pumped sitting there in the theater about to watch the movie I honestly don't care if it's on future movies. I mean it won't of course since Fox will have nothing to do with the new movies. The movies are why I am there not the Fox thing. I think I'll live.
     
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  20. A Chorus of Disapproval

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

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    I hope Disney is wise enough to show the same exact trailers in front of the new films as we got with Empire Strikes Back! I loved how those trailers led into the announcement about where the exits are located and how the exit announcement led into the Fox Fanfare. Man, I cannot wait to see the trailer for Chariots of Fire before Episode VII... so nostalgic...
     
  21. appleseed

    appleseed Force Ghost star 5

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    I like this one better:

     
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  22. Panakas_Dawg

    Panakas_Dawg Jedi Master star 5

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    Until its carbonite-frozen clone appears and takes a new apprentice.
     
  23. Rox

    Rox Administrator Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Right....
     
  24. LawJedi

    LawJedi Jedi Master star 4

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    And then 15 years after that for people to gripe about it.
     
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  25. Tan-Wessel

    Tan-Wessel Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    No one complained when MGM merged with UA and the MGM lion started appearing before Bond films. Even more drastic now that it is Columbia Pictures/Sony.