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Poll: Do you want the ST more like the OT, the PT or a mix of both?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Sequel Trilogy (Released Films)' started by TtheForceHurts, Sep 26, 2013.

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The ST's stye, dialogue, characterization, general tone should be?

  1. 1.) more like the OT

    37.1%
  2. 2.) more like the PT

    6.7%
  3. 3.) a mix of both

    38.1%
  4. 4.) something completely new

    18.1%
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  1. KevinM1

    KevinM1 Jedi Knight star 2

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    Here's what I want:

    More of the 'real'. More props, more sets, more dirt, more wear and tear, more puppets, more extras. The PT, as advanced as it was back in the day, has a very noticeable sheen that looks like a lot of it came out of the Unreal 3 engine. It hasn't aged well, not in comparison to the OT, IMO.

    More humanity. Not in terms of humans over aliens, but in terms of the films' souls. The PT was very distant from things I can identify with. Galactic politics? A prophecy that's never actually told to the viewer? The most important character in the trilogy having a handful of lines in the first movie, with inconsistent characterization after that? No. The ST needs to start and end with the characters, not the plot points.

    Related to both, higher stakes. With the exception of TPM, the PT was largely a series of battles between disposable machines and disposable people. Moreover, we're never given any indication of how things are progressing on a larger scale. Empty spectacle does not impress me. I want to be emotionally invested in the battles.

    So, I guess that would mostly be a combination of the OT and something new.
     
  2. Dra---

    Dra--- Force Ghost star 6

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    This thread is about to become the realism thread v.2.

    :(
     
  3. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I thought so, or at least something very similar, but it must have been locked at some point and is probably archived. At any rate, we can leave this open for now as long as it doesn't turn into an OT vs. PT battle.
     
  4. HegoDamask

    HegoDamask Jedi Knight star 2

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    I did a thread like this, it was decent until a massive OT vs PT battle started and it got locked
     
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  5. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    "until a massive OT vs PT battle started" ;)
     
  6. Count Yubnub

    Count Yubnub Jedi Knight star 4

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    Oct 1, 2012
    Like that "feel real" thread?
     
  7. Diggs

    Diggs Jedi Master star 4

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    Oct 31, 2012
    Jesus, it's actually fairly civil in there (just about).
     
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  8. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Dropped a reminder in there. ;)
     
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  9. Echo Base

    Echo Base Jedi Master star 4

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    I doubt we will see an emphasis on political machinations again. If the old (1980s) rumours still hold true, philosophical issues and shades of grey will come to the forefront. Those concepts, mixed with an OT visual aesthetic (worn out spaceships, lived-in houses and location shooting in exotic places) get myvote.
     
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  10. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Nov 20, 2012
    A mix of both would be nice. Like a strong mixed drink on a Saturday night.
     
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  11. sons_of_anakin_tatooine

    sons_of_anakin_tatooine Jedi Knight star 3

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  12. Count Yubnub

    Count Yubnub Jedi Knight star 4

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    Oct 1, 2012
    "Something new" for me as well.
     
  13. Ganger

    Ganger Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    Dec 9, 1999
    70% OT
    30% New

    No PT on my dish, please.
     
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  14. sluggo1313.

    sluggo1313. Jedi Knight star 4

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    Aug 23, 2013
    OT. Bring that sense of adventure back to the series.

    Plus, from what I've seen/heard it sounds like Abrams and co. are going for more of an OT feel.
     
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  15. Pro Scoundrel

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

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    Nov 20, 2012
    Agreed. And, in here as well so far. You guys are making me proud. :)
     
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  16. Diggs

    Diggs Jedi Master star 4

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    Oct 31, 2012
    I'd go OT tone and quality, with something new in terms of characters, themes and storylines.
     
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  17. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I don't want a PT or OT nostalgia trip and prefer something as equally unique as both while still remaining true to Star Wars.
     
  18. vinsanity

    vinsanity Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, i believe it will bring some elements from both trilogies

    PT: Very few things, as the ST will take place 60, 70 years later, all of those characters apart from the droids are probably dead by then, probably we'll see Coruscant or Tatooine back, but not much more.

    OT: The old gang back, the millennium falcon, probably remnants from the Empire, a couple planets (I'm thinking, Yavin 4 as Jedi Academy? )

    ST: New characters, new villains, new planets (Corellia, Dantooine, Ord Mantell?)
     
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  19. Carbon1985

    Carbon1985 Jedi Knight star 3

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    Apr 23, 2013
    5 years from now.......:p
     
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  20. Vthuil

    Vthuil Force Ghost star 5

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    Jan 3, 2013
    This feels overly reductionist.
     
  21. El Jedi Colombiano

    El Jedi Colombiano Force Ghost star 5

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    Jun 24, 2013
    When Abrams says that he wants it to feel ''real'' it doesn't mean he wants it to feel dirty.
     
  22. Jedirush2112

    Jedirush2112 Jedi Master star 4

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    Apr 10, 2013
    I want the story plots and tempo of the OT and the quality of the PT. The only new thing I would like is better acting than both!
     
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  23. Dra---

    Dra--- Force Ghost star 6

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    Dec 30, 2012
    We blew our wad in the realism thread.
     
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  24. dolphin

    dolphin Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Nov 5, 1999
    I want a movie like the OT, very little in the way of lightsaber fighting. I don't want an action movie. I also like the gritty look of the PT.
     
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  25. I Are The Internets

    I Are The Internets Force Ghost star 8

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    Nov 20, 2012
    I want a movie that makes me happy. Can I have that?
     
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