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Poll: Episode VIII (41 member(s) have cast votes)

How would you grade The Last Jedi?

  1. A+ (2 votes [4.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.88%

  2. A (4 votes [9.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.76%

  3. A- (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. B+ (4 votes [9.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.76%

  5. B (6 votes [14.63%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 14.63%

  6. B- (5 votes [12.20%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 12.20%

  7. C+ (3 votes [7.32%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 7.32%

  8. C (4 votes [9.76%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 9.76%

  9. C- (6 votes [14.63%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 14.63%

  10. D+ (1 votes [2.44%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.44%

  11. D (2 votes [4.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.88%

  12. D- (2 votes [4.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.88%

  13. F (2 votes [4.88%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.88%

Do you plan on seeing The Last Jedi in the cinema again?

  1. I already have! (7 votes [17.07%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 17.07%

  2. Definitely. (8 votes [19.51%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 19.51%

  3. Maybe. (10 votes [24.39%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.39%

  4. Definitely not! (16 votes [39.02%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 39.02%

The Last Jedi is better than... ((check the ones that apply))

  1. A New Hope (2 votes [1.75%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 1.75%

  2. The Empire Strikes Back (3 votes [2.63%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 2.63%

  3. Return of the Jedi (7 votes [6.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.14%

  4. Phantom Menace (28 votes [24.56%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 24.56%

  5. Attack of the Clones (33 votes [28.95%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 28.95%

  6. Revenge of the Sith (23 votes [20.18%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 20.18%

  7. The Force Awakens (5 votes [4.39%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 4.39%

  8. Rogue One (7 votes [6.14%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 6.14%

  9. NONE!!! (6 votes [5.26%] - View)

    Percentage of vote: 5.26%

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 11:14 AM

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 11:45 AM

View PostLedRush, on 16 January 2018 - 02:02 AM, said:

View PostRushman14, on 15 January 2018 - 07:37 PM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 15 January 2018 - 07:01 PM, said:

View Postworkingcinderellaman, on 15 January 2018 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Posttoymaker, on 15 January 2018 - 01:28 AM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 14 January 2018 - 01:52 PM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 13 January 2018 - 09:21 PM, said:

Currently watching, for the first time, the Blu-ray reworked version of Return Of The Jedi.  

Oh my gawd.....what utter stupidity.  The opening scene in Jabba’s chamber....Lucas turned it into total shit.  

:facepalm:

I barely survived watching this.  I've now seen all the "altered" episodes on Blu-ray, and I wish that I could forget all of it.  

After seeing what Lucas did to the original trilogy, I have lowered my opinion of him even more.  What he did to Return of The Jedi makes JarJar Binks look like a stroke of genius.  Vader yelling Nooooooooooooo!!! when killing Palpatine was utterly fake and out of place.  Just by hearing it, you can tell that it was added onto the original voice track, and very shoddily.

No film maker should get so rich off of turning a potential "Greatest Film Series Of All Time" into a pathetic joke.

You don't find CGI creatures burping and farting funny . . . ?

I get what you're putting down.

One of the poorest-rendered and completely pointless scenes was that stupid jawa falling off that stupid giant horse thing in the Mos Eisley spaceport.
It's all an ingenious plan. Where are the unedited originals on Bluray? Someday they will be released, and probably in conjunction with a run in the movie theatre. Just think about that! The original trilogy gets to be released in the theatres three times instead of once. $$$$$$$$$$$

It will happen.

On December 14, 2017, the Walt Disney Company announced its pending acquisition of 21st Century Fox, including the film studio and all distribution rights for A New Hope.

If enough fans demand it, they will re-release the original films.  It will happen.  

just clean up the original prints and leave all the CGI additions OUT.

I like almost all the CGI changes made in space, and just about all additions to Empire...especially Cloud City.

I agree those are are nice looking. The enhanced explosion of Alderaan is cool too.

But all the additional creatures added to Mos Eisley is distracting. The added scene with Jabba and Han has to go. And the end of Jedi when the replaced older ghost Anakin with Hayden Christensen was stupid.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 01:05 PM

View PostRushman14, on 16 January 2018 - 11:45 AM, said:

View PostLedRush, on 16 January 2018 - 02:02 AM, said:

View PostRushman14, on 15 January 2018 - 07:37 PM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 15 January 2018 - 07:01 PM, said:

View Postworkingcinderellaman, on 15 January 2018 - 06:47 PM, said:

View Posttoymaker, on 15 January 2018 - 01:28 AM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 14 January 2018 - 01:52 PM, said:

View PostPrincipled Man, on 13 January 2018 - 09:21 PM, said:

Currently watching, for the first time, the Blu-ray reworked version of Return Of The Jedi.  

Oh my gawd.....what utter stupidity.  The opening scene in Jabba’s chamber....Lucas turned it into total shit.  

:facepalm:

I barely survived watching this.  I've now seen all the "altered" episodes on Blu-ray, and I wish that I could forget all of it.  

After seeing what Lucas did to the original trilogy, I have lowered my opinion of him even more.  What he did to Return of The Jedi makes JarJar Binks look like a stroke of genius.  Vader yelling Nooooooooooooo!!! when killing Palpatine was utterly fake and out of place.  Just by hearing it, you can tell that it was added onto the original voice track, and very shoddily.

No film maker should get so rich off of turning a potential "Greatest Film Series Of All Time" into a pathetic joke.

You don't find CGI creatures burping and farting funny . . . ?

I get what you're putting down.

One of the poorest-rendered and completely pointless scenes was that stupid jawa falling off that stupid giant horse thing in the Mos Eisley spaceport.
It's all an ingenious plan. Where are the unedited originals on Bluray? Someday they will be released, and probably in conjunction with a run in the movie theatre. Just think about that! The original trilogy gets to be released in the theatres three times instead of once. $$$$$$$$$$$

It will happen.

On December 14, 2017, the Walt Disney Company announced its pending acquisition of 21st Century Fox, including the film studio and all distribution rights for A New Hope.

If enough fans demand it, they will re-release the original films.  It will happen.  

just clean up the original prints and leave all the CGI additions OUT.

I like almost all the CGI changes made in space, and just about all additions to Empire...especially Cloud City.

I agree those are are nice looking. The enhanced explosion of Alderaan is cool too.

But all the additional creatures added to Mos Eisley is distracting. The added scene with Jabba and Han has to go. And the end of Jedi when the replaced older ghost Anakin with Hayden Christensen was stupid.
Yes, the movies now appear to be showcasing the CGI creatures. And I couldn't agree more about the meeting with Jabba. It doesn't add to the story at all and looks sort of fake; especially when Han steps on Jabba's tail.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 01:13 PM

View Postwillowroolz, on 16 January 2018 - 03:09 AM, said:

I can highly recommend the despecialized versions - if you can get hold of them.



How DO you get them?

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 01:15 PM

View PostRushman14, on 16 January 2018 - 11:45 AM, said:

And the end of Jedi when the replaced older ghost Anakin with Hayden Christensen was stupid.

Lucas changed that scene and the Vader-Palpatine scene in The Empire Strikes Back for an obscenely bad reason:

He assumed that audiences (children in particular) were unable to follow along and discern between the two different personas of the Emperor and the two different personas of Vader.  He dumbed down the entire series.

The revelation of Vader's true name of Anakin was an integral part of Return of The Jedi.  Lucas destroyed that when he brought Ian McDiarmid back in Empire.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 03:05 PM

View Posttoymaker, on 16 January 2018 - 01:13 PM, said:

View Postwillowroolz, on 16 January 2018 - 03:09 AM, said:

I can highly recommend the despecialized versions - if you can get hold of them.



How DO you get them?

https://docs.google....d23bqb5ryD4/pub

It's not quick and it's not easy, but it's worth it.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 04:04 PM

View Postwillowroolz, on 16 January 2018 - 03:05 PM, said:

View Posttoymaker, on 16 January 2018 - 01:13 PM, said:

View Postwillowroolz, on 16 January 2018 - 03:09 AM, said:

I can highly recommend the despecialized versions - if you can get hold of them.



How DO you get them?

https://docs.google....d23bqb5ryD4/pub

It's not quick and it's not easy, but it's worth it.

Thanks - that's helpful.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 05:52 PM

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 12 January 2018 - 02:48 AM, said:

View Posttoymaker, on 12 January 2018 - 01:46 AM, said:

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View Postbluefox4000, on 11 January 2018 - 02:24 PM, said:

I'd rank this like this now

Empire
Sith
TFA
A new hope
TLJ
Return
R1
Phantom
Clones

Mick

Rogue
A New Hope
Empire Strikes Back
Return Of The Jedi
Force Awakens
Last Jedi
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Attack Of The Clowns

I always tend to poo-poo the Return of the Jedi, but it's that damned awesome throne room scene and final space battle that makes up for the Jabba and ewok bullshit.  Still I think I like the recent movies more.  Disney's movies are nailing spaceship stuff, and I think the acting is better.

Toymaker!

YES!

I totally get it!!!  I mean I am almost 50 fuckking years young next month.  I have seen every Star Wars film in the theater.

The Ewoks killed me.  Horrible.  Like the Porgs.  I know I get it.  Hated it.  "Your'e a jittery little thing."  Yes, there is cheese in every Star Wars film.

I can live with the Jabba scenes.

But it is noted that Lucas couldn't afford to build a Wookie Planet so he had to budget in the lame ass Ewoks.

If you notice my list, I am very consistent with the time variable.

Obviously the prequels never set well with me.

I think it all depends on your birthdate.

I was 9 when I saw A New Hope.  It blew my mind.

I saw Rogue One (which I though I was going to hate) one day before Carrie passed.

When I saw the CGI Leia at the end I wept.

Then she died a day later.

Just sad.

I normally never stay for the credits but I had to after The Last Jedi.

Of course,  "To our princess..... Carrie Fisher."

Hence I wept again.

She'll always be our Princess.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 05:55 PM

View PostWil1972, on 14 January 2018 - 05:24 PM, said:

The editions to Empire on the DVD version were good. Most of the others in the other films were way out of place.

I particularly like the additions to Cloud City. The windows with ships passing by and sunshine streaming in were a very nice touch.

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Posted 16 January 2018 - 07:38 PM

Hooray!!  A leaked scene from Episode IX....!!  




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Posted 20 January 2018 - 12:21 AM

I saw "The Last Jedi" last night for my second time!  I LOVED IT MORE!!!!!!
I thought I was going to be bored.  I caught some stuff I missed the first time through!

EPIC!

MINUS THE DISNEY MAMMALS AND THE FAIRY GODMOTHER IN SPACE CRAP!

I can't wait for EPISODE IX:  RISE OF THE NEW ORDER!

Hamill has already signed on!  Can't wait!

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 12:21 AM

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 12:25 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 16 January 2018 - 08:11 PM, said:



This skit is complete CRAP.

However, I watched "The Phantom Menace" last night so it's fresh in my head.

I LOVED IT!  Thought it was going to be garbage but it was excellent!

So the reason why I watched "Phantom" was because I watched a five minute video proving that Jar Jar Binks is indeed a Sith Lord.
It's incredible and makes sense but I still can't believe it.

Has anyone else on here watched the video??

Lucas wanted Jar Jar to be the ULTIMATE SITH LORD but had to can the idea thanks to backlash.

Crazy!

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 01:23 AM

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This skit is complete CRAP.

However, I watched "The Phantom Menace" last night so it's fresh in my head.

I LOVED IT!  Thought it was going to be garbage but it was excellent!

So the reason why I watched "Phantom" was because I watched a five minute video proving that Jar Jar Binks is indeed a Sith Lord.
It's incredible and makes sense but I still can't believe it.

Has anyone else on here watched the video??

Lucas wanted Jar Jar to be the ULTIMATE SITH LORD but had to can the idea thanks to backlash.

Crazy!

He made a shit character and this Jar Jar as Sith Lord nonsense is trying unshit him retroactively.

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Posted 20 January 2018 - 02:01 AM

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 20 January 2018 - 01:23 AM, said:

View PostRUSHHEAD666, on 20 January 2018 - 12:25 AM, said:

View PostJohnnyBlaze, on 16 January 2018 - 08:11 PM, said:



This skit is complete CRAP.

However, I watched "The Phantom Menace" last night so it's fresh in my head.

I LOVED IT!  Thought it was going to be garbage but it was excellent!

So the reason why I watched "Phantom" was because I watched a five minute video proving that Jar Jar Binks is indeed a Sith Lord.
It's incredible and makes sense but I still can't believe it.

Has anyone else on here watched the video??

Lucas wanted Jar Jar to be the ULTIMATE SITH LORD but had to can the idea thanks to backlash.

Crazy!

He made a shit character and this Jar Jar as Sith Lord nonsense is trying unshit him retroactively.

I KNOW!!!

Zoe, my oldest daughter played the video for me yesterday.  I couldn't believe it.  It makes total sense that Jar Jar is the highest Sith Lord ever created in the Star Wars Universe.

Alas....  BULLSHIT.

JAR JAR IS A JOKE!

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Posted 27 February 2018 - 06:29 PM

So, re-watched this in the theater with the Lad.  Still a half-good movie, mixed with absolute eye-rolling moments.  And way too long.

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Posted 02 March 2018 - 03:59 AM

View Postgoose, on 27 February 2018 - 06:29 PM, said:

So, re-watched this in the theater with the Lad.  Still a half-good movie, mixed with absolute eye-rolling moments.  And way too long.

Remove Finn and Rose and have Holdo tell Poe there are concerns of a First Order spy, and this movie vies for a top 3 slot.




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