The Force Awakens SPOILERS!!!

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The Force Awakens SPOILERS!!!

Postby txlonghorn47 on Sun Dec 20, 2015 10:50 pm

Okay first off. Great flick. I'm not a huge Star Wars nerd at all, but I was a fan of the originals as a kid. Thought this was very well done.

Han Solo getting killed was the worst. He's always been my favorite.

So Rey has to be Luke's daughter right? But after having been abondaoned himself why would he do that to his own child?

Next one isn't until May 2017?! That's a long wait!!!
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Postby U2-Horn on Sun Dec 20, 2015 11:51 pm

I hated Snoke. Almost ruined it for me. Otherwise solid and looking forward to the next one. Rey is hot. John Boyega seems like a really cool dude off-screen. I'm glad they killed off Han. He was looking super old and used up. He wanted to be killed off in Jedi. I think he probably only agreed to do this one of they killed him off.
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Postby txlonghorn47 on Mon Dec 21, 2015 6:52 am

Another question. Isn't there like a big nerd rivalry between Star Wars and Star Trek? You think they are all pissed at JJ Abrams for doing both?
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Postby 12ozLongneck on Mon Dec 21, 2015 9:49 am

A character who got less than 5 minutes of screen time can almost ruin a movie?

Lots of coincidence and stuff that required "It's just a movie", but overall I really enjoyed it.
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Postby Music City Mafia on Mon Dec 21, 2015 11:27 am

Took the family yesterday and we all greatly enjoyed the movie. The Snoke (sp?) thing bothered me as well, but not to the point of almost ruining it. I did feel, though, that they did a really good job of casting the new wave of stars, which made the direction they took with Snoke all the more puzzling and disappointing.

Have to admit, that with everything that had gone on in the movie to that point, when Luke finally makes an appearance, my first thought was he deserves a good kick in the nads.
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Postby Drew Corleone on Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:16 pm

Yeah I am guessing HF probably had a stipulation that Solo got got.
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Postby txlonghorn47 on Mon Dec 21, 2015 12:29 pm

Yeah that makes sense. And I agree he was getting old. He was just always my favorite character as a kid, so sucked to see him go.
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Postby Drew Corleone on Mon Dec 21, 2015 4:13 pm

Absolutely agree. He was the best thing among a lot of great things in a very enjoyable movie.
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Postby U2-Horn on Mon Dec 21, 2015 5:40 pm

12ozLongneck wrote:A character who got less than 5 minutes of screen time can almost ruin a movie?

Yes, considering Snoke is going to continue to be featured in the upcoming movies too I assume.
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Postby eochs on Thu Dec 24, 2015 12:17 pm

There are some very interesting theories on Snoke... Basically that he is Darth Plagueis, the Sith Master over Palpatine that in Episode 3 Palpatine claims he killed... He is the Sith with such power that he can create life from nothing and stop people from dying... The theory is that he created Anakin (since Anakin wasn't conceived), and stopped himself/faked his own death...

http://collider.com/star-wars-the-force ... dy-serkis/

If this is true it is pretty awesome IMO...

Based on the producers saying Snoke is actually about 7 feet tall and thin without the hologram/force ghost, he is likely of the Munn race, which is the same race as Plagueis... and although this book is not canon, the cover of the Darth Plagueis book sure looks like Palpatine is kneeling before Snoke:

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Postby HornMafia on Sun Jan 31, 2016 8:44 am

Not pleased that one of my two favorite movie characters of all-time died at the hands of the hipster from Girls, but overall I am pleased with the movie and the new direction.

And Adam Driver was really good. As was Daisy Ridley.

Now we wait two more years.
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Re: The Force Awakens SPOILERS!!!

Postby MBK271 on Tue Feb 02, 2016 12:01 am

Such an awesome movie. I was disappointed not to see Luke until the final few minutes but other than that, I loved it.

My guess is that Kylo Ren moves from the dark side which Annakin never could. He is the one that defeats Snoke.

I can't wait to see the movie again. Was so jazzed when I walked out of the theater.
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Postby 12ozLongneck on Wed Feb 03, 2016 11:46 pm

Oddly enough, Poe Dameron and Kylo Ren sing a song with Justin Timberlake about going to space in Inside Llewyn Davis:

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Postby MBK271 on Thu Feb 04, 2016 9:56 am

Oh my God... I started crying watching hthis.

I was never a fan of JT until he started going on Saturday Night Live. Now I love the guy, music, everything.

He's fucking hilarious.
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Postby oneputtlarry on Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:22 am

Wasn't thrilled with Adam Driver as Kylo Ren...thought it was poor casting!
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Postby oneputtlarry on Thu Feb 04, 2016 10:24 am

MBK271 wrote:Oh my God... I started crying watching hthis.

I was never a fan of JT until he started going on Saturday Night Live. Now I love the guy, music, everything.

He's fucking hilarious.


I agree about JT. And when you get him and Jimmy Fallon together in the same skit...too good!
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Postby 12ozLongneck on Thu Feb 04, 2016 12:57 pm

Jimmy Fallon is the worst.
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