When it was the 20th anniversary of “Baby One More Time” by Britney Spears, I thought, “Too bad midriff-baring had fallen out of fashion by the time I reached puberty.”
GOUT is simply a DVD release of Faces.
As for sound mixes, I’d love to hear the mono mix of ANH.
Is it just me or did a lot of fans turn against the unaltered versions once the sale of Lucasfilm to Disney was announced? Before the sale to Disney, I always heard that Lucas was evil incarnate and that the Special Editions are unwatchable, but the day that the sale to Disney was announced, I started hearing “releasing the unaltered versions would result in the discontinuation of the Special Editions” or “releasing the unaltered versions would go against the canon”.
The claim that the prequels contradict Obi-Wan saying, “I don’t remember owning a droid.” Throughout the prequels, R2 went with Anakin and was owned by him and Padmé, not Obi-Wan.
Yoda warns Obi-Wan and Anakin to stay out of the Clone Wars because war leads to the dark side. However, Obi-Wan and Anakin are determined to save the galaxy, so they join the Clone Wars anyway. As the Clone Wars go on, Anakin becomes convinced that only a totalitarian regime with a strong military can “save” the galaxy and he comes to feel that giving into his hatred helps him defeat what he sees as threats to the peace and security of the galaxy.
Not sure if this is a “complaint”, but a claim I find baffling is the claim that Palpatine in the prequels was supposed to represent George W. Bush. TPM was released when Clinton was still President and AOTC was done filming when 9/11 happened.
The name “Jedi Civil War” for the conflict of KOTOR I is utter nonsense. Based on the logic for the name, every Sith War besides the Naga Sadow War and the Vitiate War would be a “Jedi Civil War”.
Tales of the Jedi. Comics about the pre-KOTOR history of the Sith.
I also think that the Star Forge should have been an invention of the Sith species or of the TOTJ Sith Empire instead of introducing the Rakata. Korriban was never stated to be the homeworld of the Sith species before KOTOR, so if they used the Sith species in place of the Rakata, they could have said that Korriban was just the only colony of the Sith species that the Jedi Exiles knew about and made the tropical planet at the end a colony that was founded before the Korriban colony and where the Sith species still thrives. If they made the Star Forge an invention of the TOTJ Sith Empire, they could have had the “True Sith” mentioned in KOTOR II turn out to be ruled by the Dark Lord who tattood Exar Kun and Ulic Qel-Droma.
They should have made KOTOR the beginning of the “New Sith Wars”, with Revan being the “founder of the Sith” talked about in the TPM novelization. This way, the difference in aesthetics, technology, and institutions between TOTJ and KOTOR would make more sense (because KOTOR would take place 2000 years after TOTJ). I feel that it would make sense for the “founding of the Sith” referenced in the TPM novelization to also be the beginning of the “Darth” title and red lightsabers.
KOTOR II should have taken place many generations after KOTOR I and well into the New Sith Wars. Kreia talks about Revan as if he’s a historical figure rather than a contemporary and Kreia’s cynicism and the decimated Jedi would fit the endless Jedi-Sith conflict of the New Sith Wars.
Maybe canon could combine Ulic Qel-Droma and Revan into a single character. Ulic could start calling himself “Revan” in reference to his revanchism. This character could even be the founder of the Sith in canon.
That sounds good. Especially with Joruus, I am not a fan of cloned Emperor, Luke etc.
Agreed on Luke. Cloning Luke was absurd.
That certain things in the films don’t make sense because the EU says they don’t.
For example, the EU said that the Rule of Two was created at the same as the Sith disappearing, while in the movies by themselves, Yoda knowing about the Rule of Two makes perfect sense.
Instead of Jorus getting cloned as Joruus, Jorus survives, falls to the dark side, and does the things that Joruus does.
Jorus is the Guardian of Kamino instead of “Wayland”. Jorus’s job is to make sure the Kaminoans don’t try to rebel.
Mara Jade is the daughter of Palpatine and Talzin.
Mara Jade is the only Emperor’s Hand.
No Mara Jade in Jabba’s Palace. Sidious and Vader were trying to turn Luke, not kill him.
No command in Mara Jade’s mind.
“Is being a Sith illegal?” Just there’s no law that says, “It is illegal to be a member of Al-Qaeda,” but that wouldn’t prevent Bin Laden from being arrested, tried, and getting the death penalty, the absence of a law that says, “It is illegal to be a Sith” doesn’t mean that Palpatine can’t be arrested and tried.
The second one is long, but they tie all the Marvel lore and the modern lore together.
The claim that Obi-Wan saying he didn’t own R2 in ANH contradicts the prequels. Obi-Wan never owned R2.
The claim that the Sith using lightsabers contradicts The Emperor calling Luke’s lightsaber “the weapon of a Jedi” and “his Jedi weapon”. The Emperor’s point was to mock Luke’s claim to being a Jedi Knight, and just because lightsabers are Jedi weapons doesn’t mean they can’t also be Sith weapons.
I wonder if we would have seen something related to the Priestesses from TCW.
The Massassi story in “The Night Beast” comic strip set the stage for important Sith lore and various gods referenced throughout the comics set the stage for Abeloth.
Maybe red lasers are better at killing people while green lasers are better at disabling/shooting down/destroying space ships?
It isn’t in any of the screenplay drafts. Also, in the first screeplay draft, when Yoda’s ghost appears in the throne room, Palpatine says, “You!”, implying that he knows who Yoda really is.
That the Mandalorians started out as a species. Unlike the Sith (where “Lords of” was interpreted as “rulers of a species”), there was nothing suggesting that the Mandalorians were ever a species.
The inconsistencies surrounding how long lightsabers have been around and what they were like in different eras. I prefer the idea that lightsabers haven’t changed since the Jedi began “over a thousand generations” ago.
Darths pre-Bane and post-ROTJ.
If they didn’t want KOTOR to resemble TOTJ, why did they have it take place so close to TOTJ? Wouldn’t it have made more sense to set it during the New Sith Wars?
Why did KOTOR create a generic precursor race when the Sith species already existed?
Korriban was never stated to be the homeworld of the Sith species before KOTOR, so if they used the Sith species in place of the Rakata, they could have said that Korriban was just the only colony of the Sith species that the Jedi Exiles knew about and made the tropical planet at the end a colony that was founded before the Korriban colony and where the Sith species still thrives.
The idea here is to have KOTOR take place longer after TOTJ. More specifically, make KOTOR the beginning of the “New Sith Wars”, with Revan being the “founder of the Sith” talked about in the TPM novelization. This way, the difference in aesthetic and technology between TOTJ and KOTOR would make more sense. I feel that it would make sense for the “founding of the Sith” referenced in the TPM novelization to also be the beginning of the “Darth” title and red lightsabers. I also think that the Star Forge should have been an invention of the Sith species instead of introducing the Rakata.
Can the movies have unreliable narrators? Lucas has always said that R2 and 3PO are telling the story.