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Is there anything that you actually like about the prequels? — Page 5

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The duel in ANH is a duel of wits. They haven’t faced each other in 20 years and Vader doesn’t know what level Obi-wan is at. But in the dialog they are both trying to psych the other one out. That is what I love about that duel. The sword work isn’t anything special, it is the dialog that makes it shine.

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Dek Rollins said:
I wouldn’t call that a fact.

Seeing as how Obi-Wan was 57 when he died and Vader is an expert duelist with superhuman strength via cybernetics I would say it’s about as close to a fact as you’re going to get.

Plus, that wasn’t the point of the fight or the scene.

Doesn’t matter.

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yotsuya said:

The duel in ANH is a duel of wits.

It ended when Ben decided and they both fought, and we found out who was right…and who was dead.

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I think they did a good job creating the planets in the prequels. They had some pretty creative ideas overall. The trees on Kashyyyk were really cool, I liked the rock formations on Geonosis, and the cities inside the sinkholes on Utapau was neat. I also think they did a good job making Tatooine still feel like the same planet from A New Hope. Another thing I really liked was the soundscape of Courisant. The constant ambience of the ship flying past sounded really cool and it made the location feel realistic.

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Yoda with a lightsaber makes me want to punch something until my fists bleed. One of the absolute, top ten worst ideas in filmmaking history.

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I don’t know enough about movies to know. But utterly destroying a beloved character from one of the largest film franchises in the world to date has to be in the top ten, regardless of what “movie people” think about Star Wars.

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I don’t think the fact it was made is a bad thing; it’s just how it was made. In theory the PT could have been better than the OT.

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Lord Haseo said:

I don’t think the fact it was made is a bad thing; it’s just how it was made. In theory the PT could have been better than the OT.

I agree with this. Like I’ve said for ages, the concepts are sound, the execution is shit.

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Tyrphanax said:

Lord Haseo said:

I don’t think the fact it was made is a bad thing; it’s just how it was made. In theory the PT could have been better than the OT.

I agree with this. All my professional writer friends agree that the stories are great!!!

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Look, I know a lot about stories. I have the best writer friends and they agree with me on this one. The Prequel Trilogy has yuge stories. One in a million. The Prequel Trilogy is gonna make Star Wars great again.

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The PT is a completely unnecessary telling of events. Everything that even a good PT would have shown is better left to the imagination. The exposition given throughout the OT doesn’t need to be shown to my face. Just like any unnecessary sequel/prequel, the PT just doesn’t need to be there.

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Dek Rollins said:

The PT is a completely unnecessary telling of events. Everything that even a good PT would have shown is better left to the imagination. The exposition given throughout the OT doesn’t need to be shown to my face. Just like any unnecessary sequel/prequel, the PT just doesn’t need to be there.

I don’t disagree with this either, but eventually they were going to be told and they definitely could have done it in a “not-shit” way.

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Just because it didn’t need to be there doesn’t mean we couldn’t have benefited from it had the story been told well. On occasion people get good things that they didn’t even know they wanted.

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Tyrphanax said:

Look, I know a lot about stories. I have the best writer friends and they agree with me on this one. The Prequel Trilogy has yuge stories. One in a million. The Prequel Trilogy is gonna make Star Wars great again.

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TV’s Frink said:

Tyrphanax said:

Look, I know a lot about stories. I have the best writer friends and they agree with me on this one. The Prequel Trilogy has yuge stories. One in a million. The Prequel Trilogy is gonna make Star Wars great again.

URGE TO REBOOT RISING

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