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Should Lucasfilm make a new opening logo?

Discussion in 'Star Wars: New Films - No Spoilers Allowed' started by seasider, May 26, 2018.

  1. seasider

    seasider Jedi Master star 1

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    When Disney acquired Lucasfilm, one of the discussions that came up was whether or not Disney would have their studio logo display before the The Force Awakens. Of course since then all Star Wars movies have just had the Lucasfilm logo and then the movie starts. The problem I've had with that is, the Lucasfilm opening is just boring on its own. Historically, Lucasfilm got away with the vanilla opening because they had either 20th Century Fox or Paramount's opening to piggy back on.

    I wouldn't mind some of animated opening that blends Stars Wars and Indiana Jones with John Williams music with an image shows Skywalker ranch with the rolling green hills. This would help with the upcoming Indiana Jones which used to use the Paramount mountain to blend in with an image to open the movie. Just curious what everyone's thoughts are.
     
  2. CowMoo

    CowMoo Jedi Master star 3

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    interestingly, whenever i see the Lucasfilm logo, I know that is a Star Wars film; I've only associated the opening Lucasfilm logo with Star Wars. The logo has probably appeared elsewhere, but not in my mental association with the logo.
     
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  3. seasider

    seasider Jedi Master star 1

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    It did appear in the last Indiana Jones movie in 2008. They arranged so it appeared before the Paramount logo so they could use the mountain to dissolve into the opening shot of the movie. I believe Red Tails had the Lucasfilm logo as well though it's been a while since I saw that movie.
     
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  4. BadCane

    BadCane Jedi Master star 4

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    I think it is good as it is.
     
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  5. B99

    B99 Force Ghost star 6

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    I am ready for new logo for sure...
     
  6. Jedi Daniel

    Jedi Daniel Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    Keep it the way it is
     
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  7. TheYodaPagoda

    TheYodaPagoda Jedi Master star 3

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    If Disney owns 20th Century Fox...they should add that fanfare before the Lucasfilm logo...then I'll be happy!
     
  8. firesaber

    firesaber Jedi Master star 4

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    Never mess with the classics
     
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  9. DARTH_BELO

    DARTH_BELO Jedi Grand Master star 4

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    I like it the way it is.
     
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  10. Gai' Phó

    Gai' Phó Jedi Youngling

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    Personally, I dislike it when even the THX logo is "customized" ahead of a Star Wars project (i.e. 2D Clone Wars). Something about it feels off-brand.
    If they were to update it, it would have to be across the board for all of SW.
     
  11. christophero30

    christophero30 Jedi Grand Master star 6

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  12. Jamtia

    Jamtia Jedi Knight star 3

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    I am fine with the way it is.
     
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  13. Master_Rebado

    Master_Rebado Chosen One star 6

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    THIS

    And these......
     
  14. GregMcP

    GregMcP Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I'm fine with the logo.
    But it is an odd start to the movies.
    You have all the pre-movie adverts, then the lights get a bit darker, and the Lucasfilm logo is silently twinkling green... It can almost take you by surprise that the movie has started.

    They do need that old Twentieth Century Fox theme announcing "Guys! We're starting now!"
     
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  15. Gai' Phó

    Gai' Phó Jedi Youngling

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    THX > Fox Fanfare > Lucasfilm Ltd
     
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  16. GregMcP

    GregMcP Jedi Grand Master star 5

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    I haven't heard "The Audience Is Listening" in quite a while.
    I miss that.
     
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  17. Gai' Phó

    Gai' Phó Jedi Youngling

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    Points for nostalgia, but I prefer the first non-company name text at the opening to begin with “A long time ago...”
     
  18. Jo Lucas

    Jo Lucas Jedi Knight star 4

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    Sure. Why not?
     
  19. Darth Dnej

    Darth Dnej Jedi Master star 4

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    That's what I want. They can insert it back into the films they've made so far with Disney while they're at it. We've dealt with plenty of changes to the OT over the years, this wouldn't be new.
     
  20. Ricardo Funes

    Ricardo Funes Jedi Master star 4

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    This will not happen even with DIsney owning 20th Century Fox.

    These movies were not made by 20th Century Fox like the old ones, so it makes no sense to add the Fox fanfare to them in future Bluray releases.
     
  21. Sarge

    Sarge Chosen One star 6

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    I wonder if they could play the fanfare without showing the Fox logo.
     
  22. Darth Chiznuk

    Darth Chiznuk Mod on Vacation star 6 Staff Member Manager

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    I've gotten over my need for the Fox fanfare. After four movies I can't say I miss it.
     
  23. TCF-1138

    TCF-1138 New Films/Fan Films Manager & Ewok Enthusiast star 5 Staff Member Manager

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    Agreed. I like the silence - in fact, I prefer the silence before the film starts.
     
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