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Old 10-18-2017, 05:38 AM
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Not the most original title, but the Han Solo film finally has a title:

Solo: A Star Wars Story

https://www.theverge.com/2017/10/17/...tle-ron-howard
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Old 10-18-2017, 10:19 AM
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This opens up so many possibilities!!!!!

Chewy: A Star Wars Story
IG-88: A Star Wars Story
Sarlacc: A Star Wars Story
Figrin D'an and The Stupendously Wonderful Cantina Band: A Star Wars Story

I think you get the idea.
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Old 10-18-2017, 01:17 PM
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They're really pushing the boat out there. DOES WHAT IT SAYS ON THE TIN.
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Old 02-06-2018, 04:15 PM
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I'm sure that many people here have seen the first trailer for the Han Solo Film. If not here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTcaMjraJUY

I'm not sure what anyone else thinks, but my first thoughts were that it seems a bit like Blade Runner, meets the first reboot of the Star Trek films. Also, I'm not sure about anyone else, but seeing the Millennium Falcon in almost pristine condition and not the "Piece of Junk" that we've all come to know is going to take a bit of getting used to.
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I'm sure that many people here have seen the first trailer for the Han Solo Film. If not here it is:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sTcaMjraJUY

I'm not sure what anyone else thinks, but my first thoughts were that it seems a bit like Blade Runner, meets the first reboot of the Star Trek films. Also, I'm not sure about anyone else, but seeing the Millennium Falcon in almost pristine condition and not the "Piece of Junk" that we've all come to know is going to take a bit of getting used to.
Looks okay. Hope it's cut form the same cloth as Rogue One, which has been by far the best of the batch where the new films are concerned. I think these spin-offs are slightly less weighed down and have more room to be their own thing.

My friend and I were talking the other day about how utterly awesome the closing Vader scene from Rogue One is (that was a reshoot scene btw!), it really had that 'hell yes', moment when Vader just rips through the Rebel forces with such brutality.

We both agreed they could totally make a Vader film that chronicles the hunting down of the remaining Jedi, perhaps get Liam Neeson back and give him a shot at being in a good Star Wars film. There have been rumblings around him making a return to the SW film universe.
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Old 02-08-2018, 12:43 PM
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As I have said, I am not very thrilled to see this film. I am interested enough that I won't be watching the trailer because I do have to see it, if just for the fact that everyone I know will see it.

I TOTALLY agree on the Vader film and is it possible that it will eventually be a reality?
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Old 02-08-2018, 04:02 PM
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Interesting thoughts about a Vader Movie.

With the announcement that the creators of Games of Thrones now producing a few Star Wars Movies, I guess anything is possible.

http://www.starwars.com/video/got-cr...aser-reactions

It's obvious that Disney is going to try and milk every dime they can out of the Star Wars Universe like Luke did with the Thala-Siren.

Since there's been 26 James Bond Movies, I guess we can guarantee that Disney will try and make at least a dozen more Star Wars movies after Episode 9.
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I... Disney will try and make at least a dozen more Star Wars movies....
A dozen more Star Wars movies and no Babylon 5 movie on the horizon.
Sorry, but what a crazy world!

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Old 02-09-2018, 02:38 PM
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A dozen more Star Wars movies and no Babylon 5 movie on the horizon.
Sorry, but what a crazy world!
Yeah you're not kiddin. I wonder how many B5 Universe related movies would have been made by now, if Disney owned the rights to Babylon 5.
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Yeah you're not kiddin. I wonder how many B5 Universe related movies would have been made by now, if Disney owned the rights to Babylon 5.
Hmmm. Sadly, I doubt it. B5 has nowhere near the following Star Wars has. Sadly we are a cult phenomenon with a relatively small fanbase. The numbers don't add up for any studio. Even the Blade Runner sequel suffered at the box office because large swathes of younger view had no idea what it was.

However, with everything being re-booted or re-made to within an inch of it's life, I a kinda surprised B5 hasn't been unearthed.
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Well I saw it and I have to say after the first half hour or so I loved every minute. I'm sure there will be lots of debate now that it is out there, but I think reasonable people will be pleasantly surprised. I felt it got off to a pretty rough start, but then I felt it picked up and there were many good payoffs.

So I feel Ron Howard got the job done.
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Well I saw it and I have to say after the first half hour or so I loved every minute. I'm sure there will be lots of debate now that it is out there, but I think reasonable people will be pleasantly surprised. I felt it got off to a pretty rough start, but then I felt it picked up and there were many good payoffs.

So I feel Ron Howard got the job done.
Good to hear. I still think Rogue One is the best of the new SW films, so had hopes this would be another stand alone to buck the trend a bit.
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Well I saw it and I have to say after the first half hour or so I loved every minute. I'm sure there will be lots of debate now that it is out there, but I think reasonable people will be pleasantly surprised. I felt it got off to a pretty rough start, but then I felt it picked up and there were many good payoffs.

So I feel Ron Howard got the job done.
Is it fun? For a Solo movie, that's all I'd really ask for.
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Is it fun? For a Solo movie, that's all I'd really ask for.
I had a LOT of fun. I won't lie, the first half an hour just didn't quite do it for me, but then it picked up. My personal opinion is that the Han character is the weakest character, but I thought Alden Ehrenreich did a pretty decent job of capturing the essence of the character. He just didn't really capture my attention that much. It is interesting because I would LOVE to somehow see a sequel to this, but maybe not with Han as the focal point. It is hard to explain without spoiling. I can't wait until more people have seen it and are ready to discuss because there is a lot to discuss. I feel the movie will definitely diffuse some controversy with viewers and also ignited some controversy with viewers. I have a cousin who is a DIE HARD Star Wars fan and she was pleasantly surprised. She didn't love it and there are some things she hated, but overall she was pleasantly surprised.

Compare and Contrast:

I think Rogue One is a better movie, but there are aspects of this movie that I LOVED seeing more than seeing Rogue One as a whole - if that makes sense.

My one issue with this movie is placing it in the timeline. I feel it must be taking place, give or take, 10 years after Revenge of The Sith and, give or take, 10 years prior to A New Hope. Whenever it takes place it is obviously meant to be a prequel to Rogue One. So I assume the next "A Star Wars Story" will be a prequel to this. SO the "A Star Wars Story" line of movies can continue going back in time, which means with enough movies we can go back prior to The Phantom Menace to the time of Knights of The Old Republic. It also means they can do a movie that explains when the Jedi made their two biggest mistakes. First they were tricked into thinking the Force comes from cells in the body. Second they never learned that for the sake of the franchise they should run from every Gungan they encounter.
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This review captures my feelings: "Solo is fun, flawed and ultimately forgettable. It's an amiable popcorn adventure... and sometimes that's all you need." It's fine. I didn't hate it. Laughed at a couple parts. Rolled my eyes at others. Ultimately, I had no investment in the characters, and that's where it was weakest. All the actors did a fine job, and there's nothing egregiously wrong with it, but I didn't really care what happened to anyone -- which is really what you'd expect from a Ron Howard film: competent but uninspired.
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