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indiana jones / american graffiti discussion

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how about we have a discussion for george lucas' other films. the only ones i care about though are indiana jones and american graffiti.

with indy 4 on the way, it should be a good one.
"You don't want me to leave because of the way you feel about me. Com'on...ah!" "You're imagining things." "Am I? Then why are you following me. Afraid I was going to leave without giving you a goodbye kiss?" "I'd just as soon kiss a wookiee." "I can arrange that! You could use a good kiss!" -Han and Leia-

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I can't believe my own words as I was always waiting anxiously to see it... to experience another great adventure... to meet one of my favorite movie characters... ...but as I hear rumors about Indy 4 and given the contemporary style of movie-making I wish George & Steven weren't making Indiana Jones 4 at all !

...coz I'm afraid it will have the "look&feel" of 'Indiana Jones and the Infernal Machine' (a PC game by Lucasarts). For those who don't play games:

1. The action takes place after WWII - Indy's movies have this unique 30's atmosphere: clothes, planes, cars, music etc. - changing it we may expect helicopters and such, besides the "balance of power" has changed much and this leads to point two, which is:
2. No Naizis! - "Nazis, I hate those guys!" - imagine Indy battling with, say, Soviets (this was in the game!). Soviets fit well as baddies but in Bond movies, not Indy! It was the Third Reich that was obsessed with paranormal stuff (watch documentaries on Discovery channel if you don't believe me) while Soviets always denied the existence of anything supernatural (maybe except the abilities of their leaders ) as this was part of their ideology. I will miss bad guys in German uniforms...
3. Old Indy... - with all respect to Harrison, isn't he too old for this sh*t? If they are going to make "granddaddy" Indy like in this horrible TV series made by Lucas ('Young Indy' series sux!) then I quit... If only the could make reasonable decision to, say, place the action in 1944 (war is still on) and Indy made to escape from German POW camp - this will explain why he looks older than 46 years... (being in prison isn't the best thin for your look/health)

Maybe it's just me bitch*n' ,but I no longer enjoy Steven's movies (those recent ones - it seems he lost his "what it takes", his style)... and Williams didn't pleased me for a long time ('Duel of the Fates' and 'Across the Stars' is not enough - in the old days his whole soundtracks rocked, not only parts of it)... Maybe the got too old? Too bad there are NO young artists I would like/respect...
I saw the original theatrical release of the Old Trilogy on the big screen and I'm proud of it...
How did I accomplish that (considering my age) is my secret...
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RRS-1980 is right about the whole Third Reich being obsessed with paranormal stuff. I researched Nazi Germany for an ISU in OAC and found it to be a very interesting subject. And it's true, without Nazi's in an Indiana Jones film, it's just aint Indiana Jones....

::sigh::
"Never. I'll never turn to the darkside. You've failed your highness. I am a jedi, like my father before me."
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im still going to see it faster than i will episode III...thats for sure.

::crosses fingers....no calista, no calista, no calista, no calista...::
"You don't want me to leave because of the way you feel about me. Com'on...ah!" "You're imagining things." "Am I? Then why are you following me. Afraid I was going to leave without giving you a goodbye kiss?" "I'd just as soon kiss a wookiee." "I can arrange that! You could use a good kiss!" -Han and Leia-

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i moved this site over to the off task forum...i explained why this one was here on the other place.

JAY, can you please delete this!
"You don't want me to leave because of the way you feel about me. Com'on...ah!" "You're imagining things." "Am I? Then why are you following me. Afraid I was going to leave without giving you a goodbye kiss?" "I'd just as soon kiss a wookiee." "I can arrange that! You could use a good kiss!" -Han and Leia-

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i will say so much, and i can tell you where i got the info from...
indy 4 will take place AFTER WWII and it will take place in the 50's...
"The ability to speak does not make you intelligent."
Qui-Gon Jinn (R.I.P.)