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Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« on: January 23, 2017, 07:40:56 PM »
http://www.starwars.com/news/the-official-title-for-star-wars-episode-viii-revealed



The title has been revealed.... And seemingly, my initial thoughts, would be this would be fitting for an Episode IX.

But I suppose it gives us an idea of a plot.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #1 on: January 23, 2017, 08:23:18 PM »
I find the title kind of ironic considering a major theme and premise of the expanded universe novels was that Luke wasn't in the fact the Last Jedi, but the first in a new line of Jedi.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #2 on: January 23, 2017, 10:33:45 PM »
Maybe the next group won't be "Jedi".

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #3 on: January 23, 2017, 10:59:06 PM »
First and last are pretty interchangeable terms until/if more come.  Luke/Rey or Luke and Rey (Jedi is the plural of Jedi) can be the last jedi up to this point, just as they could be the first jedi of a new order.  Some people on the internet are reading way too much into this title.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2017, 08:51:22 AM »
Considering Mark Hamill himself has encouraged speculation as to the film right after the title was revealed, including calling the film a "Samurai" film...um...yeah, gonna have to disagree with that.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2017, 05:10:33 PM »
I think the title probably uses jedi in the plural sense for reasons that will be revealed in the movie.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2017, 08:18:16 PM »
I think the title probably uses jedi in the plural sense for reasons that will be revealed in the movie.

That's an interesting theory...

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #7 on: February 18, 2017, 08:26:58 PM »
So I was watching a news roundup on youtube called the Know (it's mostly gaming news) and I thought I'd share one of the highlights here... namely that Ouflah was correct. Several renditions of the title, including the French, Spanish and German versions, are more clear in the use of "Jedi" in the plural sense... you can check that out here if you're curious.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #8 on: February 18, 2017, 09:59:11 PM »
I saw that Tomato, as well as a new look at the younger main characters from toy packaging from John Boyega himself: https://t.co/RX26MKBkHx

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #9 on: April 14, 2017, 07:29:56 PM »
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zB4I68XVPzQ

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I assume that's who I think it is... and I suppose I can guess why they said it.... But maybe it's just a little too far?

Pretty dramatic though.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #10 on: April 15, 2017, 08:16:26 AM »
I assume that's who I think it is... and I suppose I can guess why they said it.... But maybe it's just a little too far?

Pretty dramatic though.

My guess is that's Luke response when Rey comes to him wanting to be trained by THE legendary Jedi she heard stories about. He is completely done with training anyone much less calling himself a Jedi worthy of the name after his own dream went up in smoke.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #11 on: April 15, 2017, 02:56:22 PM »
I don't know if y'all remember:

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Jeeze, but it's been a long time since I read that...

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #12 on: April 15, 2017, 03:47:54 PM »
I don't know if y'all remember:

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Jeeze, but it's been a long time since I read that...

Dark Empire ?

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #13 on: November 13, 2017, 03:28:32 AM »
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #14 on: November 14, 2017, 02:49:38 AM »
I assume that's who I think it is... and I suppose I can guess why they said it.... But maybe it's just a little too far?

Pretty dramatic though.

My guess is that's Luke response when Rey comes to him wanting to be trained by THE legendary Jedi she heard stories about. He is completely done with training anyone much less calling himself a Jedi worthy of the name after his own dream went up in smoke.

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I've heard this idea a lot, CQ, and I think there is probably a great deal of truth to this prediction, given the ugly, shabby world they've created, but:

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #15 on: December 15, 2017, 05:30:14 AM »
Just came back from seeing it.

The trailers don't give away hardly anything. There are many MANY surprises.  And moments to cheer.  It was tense and fun and I loved it.

More later probably, but it's 11:30 pm and I have work tomorrow and still have to shower before bed. 
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #16 on: December 15, 2017, 04:57:53 PM »
Some jerk spewed out a bunch of spoilers in zone chat in Champions Online last night. As I won't be seeing it for at least a week, I've been trying to avoid them. If his spoilers were true, may he rot. If one in particular is true....may the script writer rot.


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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #17 on: December 15, 2017, 09:51:32 PM »
Okay, I would go ahead and say I am the foremost expert on all things Star Wars on FR and the authority of knowledge.  True or false, I claim the title.  Feel free to challenge, but I'll give my thoughts on SW8:TLJ.  Spoiler free.

Admittedly, because it's a Star Wars movie and because the last Star Wars movie(Rogue One) was an unmitigated electrifying soul shaking experience, my expectations for this were umistakingly high.  And I gotta be honest, because it's Star Wars, I probably was going to like it regardless.  I mean, I'm that one guy that purposely watches the prequels and likes it.  But with that said, it is Star Wars, but like the feeling I got with The Force Awakens, there's something different about The Last Jedi.  Even if I wanted to spoil it, I don't think I can even put my finger on it precisely.  Maybe it's because the original trilogy and the setting and everything it made me feel just gives me that feeling of nostalgia that this sequel trilogy can't replicated...

Bottom line though, if you're not a fan, not familiar with the series, it's a likable and enjoyable movie. If you are a fan, then it has those same Star Wars trappings that connect us to it and you'll enjoy the movie.  However, one thing is clear:  there is a whooooooooooooooole lot of movie here.  It is long AF.  Even for a fan like me.  Lot of moving parts.  When you think it's over or gonna end, there's a 30 minutes more of movie.  But as long as you're prepared for it, it will probably connect with you.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #18 on: December 15, 2017, 09:56:37 PM »
AND FOR FORCE SAKE CAN THEY PUT THE DRUM ROLL AND ORCHESTRA BACK AT THE START OF STAR WARS MOVIES NOW! #DisneyFoxMerger

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #19 on: December 16, 2017, 04:35:23 AM »
One question: Do they explain something that wasn't in the previous movie: How Rey can use the Force and a lightsaber without any training whatsoever? Two things that both Anakin and Luke couldn't do.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #20 on: December 16, 2017, 05:03:11 AM »
I'm wondering if they say that Han was Force sensitive, which accounts for his being a hot shot pilot and shooting targets without looking at them.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #21 on: December 16, 2017, 07:37:08 AM »
One question: Do they explain something that wasn't in the previous movie: How Rey can use the Force and a lightsaber without any training whatsoever? Two things that both Anakin and Luke couldn't do.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #22 on: December 16, 2017, 12:46:45 PM »
One question: Do they explain something that wasn't in the previous movie: How Rey can use the Force and a lightsaber without any training whatsoever? Two things that both Anakin and Luke couldn't do.



Havent seen the movie yet, but I think lightsabers can be used by anyone(in the movie universe) , no matter how force-sensitive he is.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #23 on: December 16, 2017, 01:29:42 PM »
Ive got a question for those of us who have seen it. Its not a story spoiler or anything. Just a question about the filmmaking.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #24 on: December 16, 2017, 05:31:29 PM »
Ive got a question for those of us who have seen it. Its not a story spoiler or anything. Just a question about the filmmaking.
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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #25 on: December 19, 2017, 12:48:23 PM »
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To balance that with something I really liked:

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #26 on: December 22, 2017, 04:24:12 PM »
Ive got a question for those of us who have seen it. Its not a story spoiler or anything. Just a question about the filmmaking.
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For just Rey, Luke, Leia, and Kylo Ren I think, maybe Poe and Finn, too.  I have a feeling it only happened in Korea.

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Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII (Mild Spoilers)
« Reply #27 on: January 04, 2018, 12:19:08 AM »
This is the best Star Wars movie ever. At one point Luke

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