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Anakin Starkiller

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#1380266
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The Rise of Skywalker: Ascendant (WIP)
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Add Plo Koon’s voice, Ki-Adi Mundi’s voice, Shaak Ti’s voice, Kit Fisto’s voice, and Sassae Tiin’s voice into the Force ghost scene.

The only reason they included any background Jedi to begin with was to pass the Bechdel test. It would’ve been weird if it were just male voices.

Lol, I think everyone can discuss this in circles and it will never jibe when connecting to the series as a whole since George Lucas was clear: Sith don’t conquer death, only the Jedi could. So trying to make this jive with what GL has built and shown with what Disney has done simply cannot connect the dots.

Imo, it doesn’t violate anything. Palpatine isn’t living forever, he’s just Voldemorting; cheating death in little bits at a time, slowly losing his humanity in the process. He hasn’t conquered death, only stalled it.

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#1380265
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Star Wars: <strong>The Rise Of Skywalker</strong> Redux Ideas thread
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StarkillerAG said:

Anakin Starkiller said:

This is about as productive as an average political debate.

I’d go further: It’s about as productive as the Trump vs Biden debate.
JakeRyan is Trump in this scenario.

I haven’t seen the American but hearing it secondhand I remembered the last Canadian debate being much the same, like kindergarteners arguing.

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#1380256
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Doctor Who - Fan Edit Ideas
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https://www.reddit.com/r/gallifrey/comments/j8m1a5/shower_thought_replace_luke_with_adam_in_the/

Of course, given Bruno Langley is now a registered and convicted sex offender, it’d be replacing Luke with Adam instead. It would require setting Dalek earlier for timeline reasons (otherwise it would be set after The Sontaran Stratagem), and some brief acknowledgement from Luke of having met the Doctor before.

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#1380029
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What's so great about ESB?
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Don’t get me wrong, it’s darn good film, but as far as Star Wars goes, it’s fairly middle of the road. Can somebody please explain to me why it’s seemingly universally considered the best in the Saga? Hoth is fun, albeit a little meandering initially. Luke and Yoda is all well and good, but Han and Leia’s storyline besides being fairly unengaging features some really creepy romance. The finale is pretty good, but I always feel bad for how everyone treats Lando. He comes to rescue you and the first thing you do is choke him? Really?

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#1379916
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Star Wars: <strong>The Rise Of Skywalker</strong> Redux Ideas thread
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Knight of Kalee said:

Brewzter said:

I wasn’t even aware they were chanting actual words, but I’d be down for it to be Sidious.

Curious that Sidious got name-dropped in TLJ but was only referred to as Palpatine/Emperor in the movie that actually featured him.

It’s not really all that noteworthy since both Palpatine and Sidious are names that were only used in the Prequels, so either way it’s an acknowledgement of them. Then again, the Emperor had always canonically been Palpatine and was established as such in additional material, so maybe Abrams called him that not 'cause of the Prequels but 'cause it’s what was on the box of his childhood action figure or something. The same logic applies to the use of the word Sith.

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#1379839
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If you need to B*tch about something... this is the place
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I agree that China isn’t getting shit for how horribly they handled covid. This is by and large their fault.

Anyway, I recently had a massive falling out with some people on my Discord again. If these keeps happening, it’ll be a ghost town in no time. Why does this keep happening? I never had these problems until the past 6 months or so. And the worst possible time too, given my lack of passion and quarantine. It all compounds to make this the worst year I’ve had in ages if not ever. I don’t remember have a year that went quite this badly.

Then again, maybe I’m seeing it all black. The start of the year was pretty good. The late spring/early summer did start to show symptoms, but I thought I could still get back on track…I never did. It only got worse.

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#1379028
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Songs That Tell a Story
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Inexplicable by the Correspondents, while not telling a very direct story, still has interesting lyrics. It’s basically a series of anecdotes from a guy who doesn’t know his place in the world. The first verse is about thinking he has a superpower until he finds out the hard way he doesn’t. The second verse is about believing God is real until he finds out the hard way he isn’t. He’s beaten down by life at every turn.

For something a lot more straightforward, Escape is a good one. Married couple cheat on each other with each other. Simple and sweet.

I love how Starless Night shamelessly dives headfirst into being a traditional hero rescues damsel story. Granted, technically it’s his wife and child, so the dynamic is a little different. It basically makes a bit more of a revenge song when you look at it that way. That only shines through in the video, though. The lyrics are vague enough as to just refer to rescuing a loved one and doing the traditional Hero’s Journey in the process.

Ra-Ra-Rasputin is a love letter to tabloid gossip, but delivers such themes through the (fictionalized) story of Rasputin. It’s like Buzzfeed doing a documentary, and the result is wonderfully silly.

Over the Hills and Far Away tells a nice Monte Cristo-esque story only without the revenge.

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#1378966
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What's the deal with this fandom?
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The problem with this fandom is the problem with any fandom that gets too big and grows too old: the franchise marches on and some people don’t like the new direction. TLJ and Chibnall Doctor Who are pretty much the same drama over two fandoms, the only difference being I agree with the complaints about Chibnall Who, even if they are way overblown.

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#1378930
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Info: Fixing the TFA and TLJ Deleted Scenes
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I was working on an edit of TLJ that was actually just the Poe/Finn subplots until Rey shows up at Crait with Luke. I’m probably going to revisit it eventually. Just for fun, not because it would make the movie better.

That actually sounds like a lot of fun. Like you say, not a better movie, but fun nonetheless. Reminds me of the Stranger Things film edits. For the second film the guy cut all of Eleven’s story up until she shows up to save the day at the end for time despite it being the best part for time reasons. He knew it was shame to lose, but felt he had to. Anyway, both cases cut the best plotline in exchange for a badass return of a hero, now better trained and ready to kick ass.

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#1378812
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Harry Potter Edit Ideas
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I like the old one more but for consistency this is great. Excellent work.

Anyway, I was thinking a simple to fix Barty Crouch Jr.'s stupidly convoluted plan would be to make it look like he’s trying to kill Harry in the tasks. For example, the dragon is trained not to breathe fire, but Barty makes it do so anyways. He pays the Merfolk to attack Harry. The portkey trophy is an eleventh hour scenario he came up with when all else failed. All this doubles as a way of making a regularly occurring competition for teenagers seem less irresponsibly deadly.