Discussion Part 4 Video Released

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by krtmd, Dec 3, 2012.

  1. Frank_TJ_Mackey Chosen One

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    well...we are talking about SW because of them..not only here... movie sites in general.......so they keep the momemtum going.

    They are repetitive, but the headlines are all over the Internet (Star Wars - Video - Part 4)
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  2. Count Yubnub Force Ghost

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    No need to report until we have something to report.
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  3. Diggs Force Ghost

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    To me, it looks like she thinks that GL is going off on a little bit of a dry, academic tangent. She tries to divert back with the "bad choices" comment but then gives up. Luckily (or not if you think it's not an issue), all that dry, esoteric stuff (to me at least) can be filtered into something more relatable and dramatically engaging by Kennedy and the new team.

    The problem was that in the PT, when GL clapped his hands and finished his point, there was no one who could say, um... George... isn't it a little bit more nuanced than "democracies give up their freedoms to evil people who are evil because they are selfish"?

    I mean, I think GL is a great anthropologist and student of history, but saying "if you are selfish you become evil" is not the best reading of human nature to me.

    Kennedy's take on the bad choices we make is more realistic.

    I'm not saying that GL doesn't have a more layered take on it all, I'm sure he does. It's just that his expression and execution of those ideas isn't as strong as it perhaps could be.
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  4. Darth Chiznuk PT Trivia Master / Game Host

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    To keep us coming to the site, to keep Star Wars in the news, and to.... torture us....
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  5. Echo-07 Force Ghost

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    Ditto. And I don't even have a chance tow atch it yet. [face_frustrated]
  6. LawJedi Force Ghost

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    Frankly, I thought he was the one saving her from slipping into bland producer speak.
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  7. I Are The Internets Chosen One

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    "Oh you thought these would be movies? I actually meant to say a new trilogy of books, but I kept getting interrupted."
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  8. Echo-07 Force Ghost

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    Absolutely! Frabk Marshall, Kathleen's husband, said he pretty much knew who the director was and this was at the beginning of November.
  9. Darthsuggs Force Ghost

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    Originally they were going to be released every week. There must be some reason they are stretching them out now. Again not insinuating that there is something coming. Maybe they had expected to have the director deal locked down so they don't want a gap in the headlines between the end of the video series and announcements.
  10. Diggs Force Ghost

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    I think it was the other way round, Law. I've seen that look in plenty of script meetings where someone goes off down the wrong track and you can see people thinking "huh?".

    Understandably, she's treading very carefully around the great man.
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  11. THE PortmanLuvva Jedi Grand Master

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    George Lucas looks so down in these videos. I know he said he wants to move on to different things but could he at least hand the franchise over with a smile....even a little one.....nooooo...No.
  12. Count Yubnub Force Ghost

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    That's just his demeanor. He's always looked like that, in every interview I've seen with him.
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  13. LawJedi Force Ghost

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  14. yggdrasil311 Force Ghost

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    Wow. What a rambling motormouth bullcrapper Lucas sounds like. Snoozearooni. I am now sure these vids are intentionally put out to apologize for the PT and show the loonie who made them, justifying the handover.
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  15. THE PortmanLuvva Jedi Grand Master

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  16. phatdude1138 Force Ghost

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    I agree, this was part of my whole "conspiracy" thread. A lot of folks think you can put a good director, writer and some actors together and get a good "Star Wars film", and it's totally not true. You need someone who understands Star Wars' massive universe to it's core. I agree Filoni next to Lucas would be best at the job, however he's not at a producers level yet. We just have to hope Lucas is more involved than he says he is, which recently wasn't much.
  17. KED12345 Force Ghost

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    I'd honestly be surprised if he was at all sad about letting go of Star Wars.

    Memory serves me correct, I saw an interview with him that said when he released the Star Wars blu-ray and the changes that came with them, he received multiple death threats a day from anonymous, deranged fans threatening him and his family. Don't remember where I read it though, but that was pretty much the wording of it.
  18. Darthsuggs Force Ghost

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    Or you need a writer/director who is very well versed in the concepts of Joseph Campbell as well as the Star Wars universe.
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  19. Lando's Little Maneuver Jedi Master

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    I've been furiously refreshing that page since it ticked over to Dec 3 in Australia.
    I've always concured with George's views on freedom and how they are ultimately lost. Despite the PT misgivings that was an extremely important message at the height of the terrorist scare.

    Though I was ultimately hoping they'd dish the dirt on the director.
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  20. Yodahasgreenfeet Jedi Master

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    What did I just watch?

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    It's my franchise you got it. It's about the evils of man kind , you be quiet and listen to me woman!

    RAGING ON !

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    I AM THE LUCAS! I AM THE LUCAS!


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    Whoa did that seriously just happen?

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    What just happened ?

    Honestly I don't know what to make of the video.
  21. The-Eternal-Hero Force Ghost

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    People are making way too much of these vids. It's just something they threw together from one discussion to give the fans something to look at until there's more real news. But SW fans can't ever allow themselves to enjoy anything for some reason. "There's gotta be a negative angle to this...go to it!"
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  22. LawJedi Force Ghost

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    "I had such high expectations for these videos!"
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  23. Darthsuggs Force Ghost

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    "Lucas really dropped the ball on these videos. Someone should have told him these videos were a bad idea!"
  24. darklordoftech Chosen One

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    Lucas reads that stuff?
  25. lord_eidolon Force Ghost

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    More pointless waffle. Fantastic!

    Next week: Lucas' review of Rocky five.... thousand.
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