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#1200030
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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Mocata said:

He looked vaguely sad, and vaguely confused. Whatever the script was originally it’s not on the screen. Sorry to rain on your parade.

I’d say he looks pretty sad here, which is very in line with the script. Please excuse the low quality picture.

Whereas in TLJ, he looks confused:

Clearly I’m in the minority in regards to this opinion, and I’m okay with that. I’m just here to participate in the conversation. I don’t care if you don’t agree or do agree – just putting this out there to back up my earlier claims.

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#1199714
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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DominicCobb said:

I don’t see the conflict between the two scenes. Seeing the lightsaber makes Luke emotional. When he grabs the lightsaber, he throws it.

I don’t know what people expected, him to raise it in the air in that classic poster pose?

I’m going to be completely honest and say that was pretty close to my expectation.

But like I said, it’s Rian’s film, not mine. Don’t want to come off like I’m one of those “TLJ sucks!” trolls on the interwebs.

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#1199704
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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TV’s Frink said:

JawsTDS said:

TV’s Frink said:

darthrush said:

TV’s Frink said:

Ok. I didn’t bother reading it so maybe it does, maybe it doesn’t. Doesn’t matter to me either way. All that matters is what I see in the movie, not what was intended.

Yeah, it’s probably best to read the few sentences I quoted from the script before nullifying it.

It doesn’t matter what it says, it’s the script. What is on the screen is what I care about.

eye roll

If you don’t feel that way, fine, but I’m not sure why you two guys are having such a problem understanding that I could possibly feel that way.

And I’m not sure why you have to be so blunt in your approach, and not even bother to read what was cited.

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#1199691
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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TV’s Frink said:

darthrush said:

TV’s Frink said:

Ok. I didn’t bother reading it so maybe it does, maybe it doesn’t. Doesn’t matter to me either way. All that matters is what I see in the movie, not what was intended.

Yeah, it’s probably best to read the few sentences I quoted from the script before nullifying it.

It doesn’t matter what it says, it’s the script. What is on the screen is what I care about.

eye roll

Anyways, it’s a shame that the script and final product made something so perfect, only to be countered by Rian. But to be fair, it was his film, so he had every right to.

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#1199565
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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TV’s Frink said:

fmalover said:

I’ve noticed that many here dislike the fact that TLJ pretty much disregards the set-up of TFA

I don’t really understand how people say it does though.

This was one of my initial complaints with the film, and I still standby it to some degree.

TFA ends with Luke Skywalker, eyes watery and reluctant, an ending that compelled me to continue watching the new films. Yet in TLJ, he simply looks annoyed. That whole emotional ending is essentially “mocked” by Johnson. I really didn’t mind Luke throwing the lightsaber, but I would’ve preferred it had he done so under a different purpose – if that makes sense.

That being said, it’s a good film, even though I disagree with many of the decisions it makes.

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#1197139
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Most Dissapointing Aspect of Sequel Trilogy? Most Satisfying?
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ChainsawAsh said:

JawsTDS said:

Worst thing: John Williams’ weak and anemic score.

Couldn’t disagree more on this point, though I’d have liked to hear more new motifs in TLJ.

Okay, let me clarify. The score is good, but it sounds weak and anemic, mainly due to the freelance orchestra he’s using. Listen to the opening titles of TFA and TLJ, it sounds awful. Lacks any sort of “oomph”.

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#1195599
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Preserving the...*cringe*...Star Wars Holiday Special
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Another recording has popped up, this time on UMatic.

https://www.ebay.com/itm/Star-Wars-Holiday-Special-1978-3-4-videotapes/332613845364?_trkparms=aid%3D222007%26algo%3DSIM.MBE%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D44039%26meid%3D13770ffb64ff4a6a9b7e4470029a5513%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D6%26rkt%3D9%26sd%3D332613833486%26itm%3D332613845364&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m1851

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#1190750
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The Last Jedi: Official Review and Opinions Thread ** SPOILERS **
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Gothamknight said:

Jay said:
I don’t agree with people who think TLJ is a good Star Wars story/movie, but that doesn’t mean they’re making excuses for something they know deep down isn’t good, which I think is what many would call an “apologist” today.

There are contexts in which “apologist”/“apologetics” doesn’t carry that sense.

Think about your argument in the context of talking about the Original Trilogy. If I were to defend one of the original three, would you still use the term “apologist”?

I don’t think so.

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#1190394
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The Last Jedi: Official Review and Opinions Thread ** SPOILERS **
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Gothamknight said:

DominicCobb said:
I think a big part of it must be the expectations thing. As evidenced by GothamKnight’s post, if you were expecting something after TFA and didn’t get exactly that, there might be a disconnect for you personally, even if in reality the two films actually fit very well together.

Why is this the operating assumption of TLJ apologists?

To quote Poe from The Last Jedi: “Shut up.”

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#1180328
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1997 Star Wars Special Edition 35mm Project
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I just need something that can encode DNxHD/ProRes faster and let me preview my 1080p timelines quicker. When tweaking Poita’s preview files in Sony Vegas, my 4770 / 635 couldn’t handle the footage unless it was in 8-bit/Video Gamma, as opposed to full 32-bit/Linear Gamma, which made my preview screen play back at ~8fps. Not sure if a GPU upgrade would fix this though.

I actually found the Ryzen 1700x on sale recently, but I’ve been anxious to buy it, as I hear the i7-8700k is a worthy competitor. But just like you said, Zen+ is right on the horizon, and might be a better investment than a year old CPU.

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#1180143
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1997 Star Wars Special Edition 35mm Project
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poita said:

Not for video editing it doesn’t. No CUDA support for starters.

Not to get terribly off-topic, but I was wondering if you had any thoughts on AMD’s Ryzen 8 core processor lineup (as opposed to Intel’s 6 core), which I can only presume would be great for editing when paired with a Nvidia GPU?

I’m due for an upgrade, as Resolve and Vegas aren’t great with my i7-4770 and NVidia 635 at the moment.

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#1159196
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Episode VIII : The Last Jedi - Discussion * <strong><em>SPOILER THREAD</em></strong> *
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Not sure if this has been discussed before, but I believe that Rian Johnson reverted the crawl title back to the bold variant of Franklin Gothic Medium Condensed, which was used in everything post-ESB. I only noticed this during my fourth viewing of the film, but I could be mistaken. It definitely didn’t look like the font that The Force Awakens used.