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Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episode VII and Beyond (Archive)' started by Barriss_Coffee, Jun 20, 2013.

  1. A Chorus of Disapproval

    A Chorus of Disapproval New Films Malleus Maleficarum star 8 Staff Member Manager

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  2. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 Porg of New Films & Fan Films star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    They aren't dinosaurs, they're genetically engineered theme-park monsters.

    Also, who's gonna be offended by this so-called 'ignorance'?
    Think the Rexes will sue?
     
  3. ezekiel22x

    ezekiel22x Force Ghost star 5

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    Prometheus follow-up would be my pick if I had to choose only one to see in theaters. First wasn't perfect, of course, but I didn't think it was anywhere near as bad as its 'net crowd reception would have you believe. Won't be seeing any superhero films that year unless they do something legitimately awesome like a Cable and Bishop film.
     
  4. Lee_

    Lee_ Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, again, it is fiction, not science.

    Also, have to point out that while it is believed some of the dinos from same family had feathers, the T-Rex part is still debated. Also (again), even if we are to go the science route, science is inductive, and the way we look at it always changes; that was my point about the giant lizard bit, and we don't want to be too dogmatic about this (since science could always change its stance).
     
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  5. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    While I'm a fan of the first film, JP4 is only a must see because of my son. He loves the movies and would go crazy if I didn't take him. :p
     
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  6. Lee_

    Lee_ Jedi Master star 4

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    I can't say I blame him. I was a huge dinosaur nut as a kid, but the best the movies could do at the time was claymation or regular animation (I loved Fantasia as a kid strictly for the dinosaur part). I would have been wild about those movies if they had that sort of thing when I was a kid.
     
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  7. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I don't recall, did you get a chance to take him to see JP 3D at the theater? As I mentioned before, my son really liked it.
     
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  8. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Unfortunately, I was never able to take him. :( The theater I always used closed down and the closest one only had it in IMAX which was just too expensive. It was a really bummer.
     
  9. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Oh OK, that's too bad. But as long as you've got it on DVD, you've got the benefit of repeat viewing. I think that actually means more to kids than seeing something one time in the theater.
     
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  10. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    Not true i my expierience.
     
  11. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Definitely. He has all three on DVD and watches them constantly. :p He was upset about not going to see it but he got over it when I took him to see Iron Man 3.
     
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  12. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    How so? What I mean is that of course kids enjoy going to the theater, but they also (maybe moreso) enjoy being able to watch movies over and over, and to do so when they feel like it.
     
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  13. darklordoftech

    darklordoftech Force Ghost star 6

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    I meant the kids I know would rather see their favorite movie in a theater than own it.
     
  14. Pro Scoundrel

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

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    That's how I became such a huge Star Wars fan. I watched them so many times as a kid that we went through 3 copies of the OT vhs set. Good times. :)
     
  15. HankSolo

    HankSolo Jedi Knight star 3

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    I agree. Star Wars transcends a simply summer blockbuster.
     
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  16. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    All other 2015 movies need to be cancelled or pushed back, and Ep 7 needs a good 12 month theatrical run. :p
     
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  17. Slash78

    Slash78 Jedi Master star 3

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    Yeah, but it did poor enough at the box office to put the follow-on movies on hold. Or at least on danger of being put on hold.
     
  18. The Hellhammer

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

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    In all honesty as time went by, I began to understand that a huge feathered multicolored T-Rex was somehow way more scarier than a generic lizard running at you.

    That being said, I will see JP4 because I pretty much see everything I can get my hands on, but I have my doubts about actually liking it. That one really seems unnecessary, but...oh well.
     
  19. ScorpionJedi

    ScorpionJedi Jedi Knight star 3

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    I like the rumoured plot JP4 seems to have:

    JURASSIC PARK 4, set in present day Isla Nublar, is now an actual theme park, as originally intended by John Hammond in the first film. It garners 10 million visitors per year and is completely safe – until it’s not. The park itself is described as very Sea World-esque and includes an area called the Isla Nublar Lagoon. That means underwater dino’s for the first time. No indication of what kind, but there’s concept art showing one of the aquatic dino’s, as part of a show, jumping out of the lagoon and eating a strung up great white shark like it was a fish for a dolphin at sea world.As part of a show, you ask? That’s right, folks, this will feature “tamed” dino’s. In fact, our source indicated that the usually menacing Velociraptors (which will finally be muzzled, along with the T-Rex – until they’re not) will actually be used to help fight the threat, which begins in the form of a new dinosaur, not seen in any of the previous films (and not disclosed to us) shows to be much smarter than originally thought and is the main cause of havoc breaking out at the park.

    It's been long enough to take control of things although the T-Rex should be reestablished as the main Baddie/King Dino of the film. JP3 jumped the Shark by introducing the Spinosaurus and by having it take down the T-Rex so soon and took too much effort into making him the film's big bad so much they changed the logo for "coolness". Oh and let's also keep the Dinosaurs in Isla Nublar only, just because JP2 jumped the shark again by pulling a Godzilla. By the way were many prehistoric aquatic sea creatures actually considered Dinosaurs?
     
  20. Slash78

    Slash78 Jedi Master star 3

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    So basically JP4 will be the Jurassic Park version of Jaws 3D? In 3D.
     
  21. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    Wow... IMO, that sounds pretty cheesy / bad. At any rate, no... prehistoric aquatic creatures were not actually called Dinosaurs. They would be Plesiosaurs, Ichthyosaurs, and maybe others. Same thing with the air; those were not Dinosaurs either... they were Pterosaurs.
     
  22. The Hellhammer

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

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    And you don't get to tame those things.
    Jeez, every thing I hear about that movie makes less and less sense.
     
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  23. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Superninja of New Films star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    Yeah, that plot sounds incredibly lame. I hope it's completely false or something they considered and then threw in the trash.
     
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  24. EHT

    EHT Manager Emeritus star 7 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I actually laughed out loud when I read the part about taming those animals, having them perform in a Sea World type park, and having them even help fight the new threat. [face_laugh]
     
  25. The Hellhammer

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

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    It reads more like a transcript of a 5 year old's playtime than a movie summary.
     
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