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#1324894
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Most Disappointing / Satisfying Aspect of the Sequel Trilogy?
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sade1212 said:

FreezingTNT2 said:

Another very disappointing idea: Rey not being either a Skywalker or a Solo (with Skywalker blood). Seriously, why have the first six movies in the Skywalker saga be focused on the Skywalker family, then have the last three movies in the entire Skywalker saga be about a nobody who is the granddaughter of Darth Sidious and has no biological connection to the Skywalker family whatsoever?

They’re partly about Ben Solo, who is Anakin’s grandson, Leia’s son, Han’s son, and Luke’s nephew. Why do so much of AOTC and ROTS follow Obi Wan, who’s not a Skywalker? Why does the OT spend so much time on Han’s debt to Jabba?

Star Wars plays with which heroes and villains are Skywalkers or not - Skywalker as a hero for two movies, then Skywalker crosses into the dark side, then two movies with two good and one bad Skywalkers, and a third movie where the bad Skywalker crosses back over, then two movies with a bad Skywalker (and two good ones but they’re old and not the main focus), then he crosses back over.

Anakin is the central protagonist of the prequels. Luke is the central protagonist of the originals. So if Rey is the central protagonist of the Disney trilogy, why can’t she be a biological Skywalker, whether she is Luke’s or Leia and Han’s daughter?

It’s just so strange to have the first two trilogies have a Skywalker as the central protagonist in each trilogy, only to switch to the granddaughter of Darth Sidious in the final trilogy as the central protagonist.

Kathleen Kennedy even said that the Star Wars saga is about the Skywalker family.

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#1324739
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Most Disappointing / Satisfying Aspect of the Sequel Trilogy?
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But the whole “don’t abuse animals” thing feels so ham-fisted and forced, and it comes across as pandering rather than organic writing. Also, the very idea of a character who at first is helping the heroes but later betrays them to the bad guys is way too similar to Lando in The Empire Strikes Back; same with the very idea of a villain revealing the horrifying truth to the protagonist about their parentage.

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#1324727
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Most Disappointing / Satisfying Aspect of the Sequel Trilogy?
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Another very disappointing idea: Rey not being either a Skywalker or a Solo (with Skywalker blood). Seriously, why have the first six movies in the Skywalker saga be focused on the Skywalker family, then have the last three movies in the entire Skywalker saga be about a nobody who is the granddaughter of Darth Sidious and has no biological connection to the Skywalker family whatsoever?

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#1324714
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Most Disappointing / Satisfying Aspect of the Sequel Trilogy?
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Anchorhead said:

FreezingTNT2 said:

There were many things the writers could’ve done with her, like having her hunt down Finn and Rose on Canto Bight as they are looking for the code-breaker.

I think that would have been a fantastic part of the story. Give her some depth as an angry captain going AWOL to hunt down a couple who she feels outsmarted her. Great idea. Would have also made the casino story much more interesting and meaningful.

+1

Far better than shoehorning ham-fisted obvious messages about “animal cruelty being wrong”. Also have Phasma kill DJ instead of having DJ betray Finn and Rose so it wouldn’t come across as a knock-off of Lando betraying the heroes in The Empire Strikes Back.

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#1324596
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Most Disappointing / Satisfying Aspect of the Sequel Trilogy?
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I thought that Captain Phasma was a very underutilized villain, especially in The Last Jedi. She doesn’t really get to do much, gets unceremoniously thrown in a trash compactor off-screen in The Force Awakens, and loses to Finn in her only fight scene.

There were many things the writers could’ve done with her, like having her hunt down Finn and Rose on Canto Bight as they are looking for the code-breaker.

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#1324436
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Episode VIII : The Last Jedi - Discussion * <strong><em>SPOILER THREAD</em></strong> *
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Still, the dreadnought would’ve destroyed the Resistance fleet if Poe listened to Leia’s orders. I mean, Leia basically believes that fleeing from the First Order is far more important than destroying an extremely powerful ship that just blew up the nearly-empty Resistance base to the point where the explosion is visible from space.

It basically makes Leia look like an idiot, at the very least here.

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#1324428
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Episode VIII : The Last Jedi - Discussion * <strong><em>SPOILER THREAD</em></strong> *
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On the subject of Poe’s assault on the dreadnought, he was actually right: if he had listened to Leia’s orders to return to the Raddus, any of the bombers trying to head back would’ve been shot down due to their slow speed and vulnerability, and if the dreadnought wasn’t destroyed, it would’ve destroyed the Resistance fleet. Poe even refers to the dreadnought as a “fleet killer”.

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#1324065
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Return of the Jedi (Chronological Saga) - (* Final version released *)
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@IlFanEditore says that he doesn’t really like the visual quality of Return of the Jedi, yet he’s fine with the fact that it is very easy to tell that the ships are practical effects.

FreezingTNT2 said:

@IlFanEditore Can you edit the ships themselves so they’re much less obviously models/practical effects?

IlFanEditore said:

Lol, nope. That’s like going to the moon…
Plus, I never minded the ships look that much.

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#1324056
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Return of the Jedi (Chronological Saga) - (* Final version released *)
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IlFanEditore said:

EDIT RELEASED

PM me for links, if you’re interested.

Personal thoughts:
First of all, I came to hate the visual quality of the original ROTJ. I dislike most of the coloring, and how many things look oddly out of focus.
Regarding the edit itself, it’s not perfect, but I hope it’s at least enjoyable. Without a doubt it’s been the most challening edit of mine so far. There are many things I’m satisfied with, and some others I’m not.
I hope to get some feedback from you.

Also IlFanEditore:

Plus, I never minded the ships look that much.

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#1323983
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The Force Awakens: The Starlight Project - (WIP) <strong>WORKPRINT RELEASED</strong>
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idir_hh said:

I see your point but one can still assume that the battle of DQar happened while Rey was on her way to Jakku, what’s important to many though is having the possibility of watching Star Light in a “purist” version as an alternative.

But the editing of The Force Awakens makes it look like it took this quick for the Falcon to reach Ahch-To, and if you watch both movies back-to-back, it looks like Rey and Luke have been standing on the island in the exact same spots for quite a while to the point where the sky is different than in The Force Awakens; in The Force Awakens it was cloudy, and in The Last Jedi it is suddenly sunny for some reason.

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#1323829
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The <strong>Original Trilogy</strong> Radical Redux Ideas Thread
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snooker said:

But yoda is a puppet. Hes not real. He shouldn’t look “real” (like what the prequels tried), we only need to believe in his character

So you don’t care if any special effects look off, unnatural or fake, especially if it’s CGI? You don’t care if some live-action movies with CGI look like video games rather than real life?