Star Wars VIII: The Last Jedi

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  1. CityStu

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    I enjoyed it but couldn't quite figure out why. Then went back through this thread (which I'd avoided since release) and agreed completely with @Damocles posts. I think it was necessary to reset the scene of Star Wars for oncoming films to be allowed to flourish. I enjoyed TFA but it being a complete rehash of ANH showed that there's only so many ways to frame an absolute good vs. absolute evil story. Now we have a bad guy with some pull towards the light and the good guys have been shown to not be completely flawless.

    That's not to say every bit of character and plot development was perfect, but it was still an enjoyable film.
     
  2. The Silver Surfer

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    I love SW me and I saw TLJ the day it came out and thought it was fantastic (bar the casino part & maybe one joke too many - which im sure a fan edit could sort out!)

    I was surprised with the amount of hysteria that came out- mainly in my opinion because of people in my age group (40's) crying and bitching over what they seem to think is THEIR ownership of the franchise.
    Just go with it ffs - isn't that what you're supposed to do at the movies?

    Anyway, I watched it home again tonight and I can honestly say I enjoyed it even more. I think that it'll be one of these films that comes out, isn't met with great enthusiasm but grows in people's estimation in time.

    I think Disney have done an amazing job with TFA, R1 and TLJ so I urge people to give it a second shot.

    BTW, Han Solo trailer is supposed to be out this weekend whoop whoop!
     
  3. Machiavelli

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    Running out of fuel was a master stroke.
     
  4. TCIB

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    The destruction of scarif and Vader cutting through rebels like butter was better than this entire film.

    Tried this film 3 times now and have still not finished it, nor do i care to really.
     
  5. talkativesprout

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    Watched it last night and thought it was brilliant. If i was being picky i would have rather have seen seen the Ben/Luke story fleshed out a bit more than the Del Torro stuff. I'm guessing that is the start of some running sub plot in the upcoming movies.

    Going to watch it again for sure but i'll now wait for a decent edition :)
     
  6. City_Sean

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    I tried again last night to watch it but I can't. It's just absolutely awful and has nothing remotely enjoyable (aside from the Snoke scene which even then is hugely flawed).

    I desperately hope they take the next trilogy off Johnson as he's created a truly terrible film.
     
  7. Just watched it glad I didn’t go to the cinema to see it. As comic book guy would say

    “Worst episode ever!”
     
  8. Blue Maverick

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    I’ve always been so enthusiastic about every Star Wars film released at home but I don’t even think I’d watch it all the way through I’d just go to some scenes for demo reasons then put away like the prequels
     
  9. City_Sean

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    The scene with Rey, Kylo and Snoke is v well executed but the film in general is a huge mess.
     
  10. Banned Tosspot

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    PC bollocks has ruined Star Wars. Film was incredibly average and it's not going to improve in the future.
     

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