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Loved it - among the best Star Wars Movie 38%  38%  [ 24 ]
Really liked it, but not one of the best 19%  19%  [ 12 ]
Liked it - it's Star Wars 16%  16%  [ 10 ]
Ehhh 21%  21%  [ 13 ]
I miss the prequels 6%  6%  [ 4 ]
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 Post subject: Re: Star Wars: Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (2017)
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This is gonna Suuuuuuck!

Bar's been set way too high anyway.


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Early reactions are mixed. Some saying it’s the best Star Wars ever. Others not so much.

No spoilers here

https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/12 ... movie.html


I wouldn't say any of those reactions are mixed. They range from very good to spectacular.


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Good to see people enjoyed it. I'm going in blackout mode until Thursday night. Have fun in this thread friends.


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The comparison to the empire reactions is probably apt.
Was always a little worried that this would be too different from Star Wars and it definitely seems to have people saying it’s very different from what we expect. I guess going in knowing only that will prep us for it.

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dimejinky99 wrote:
Early reactions are mixed. Some saying it’s the best Star Wars ever. Others not so much.

No spoilers here

https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/12 ... movie.html


I wouldn't say any of those reactions are mixed. They range from very good to spectacular.


they basically all universally praise it except for two who say that it is very good.


Seems to be more important than usual to stay away from spoilers. So everyone be very careful and do not fuck it up in this thread!

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stip wrote:
BootsToAsses wrote:
dimejinky99 wrote:
Early reactions are mixed. Some saying it’s the best Star Wars ever. Others not so much.

No spoilers here

https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/12 ... movie.html


I wouldn't say any of those reactions are mixed. They range from very good to spectacular.


they basically all universally praise it except for two who say that it is very good.


Seems to be more important than usual to stay away from spoilers. So everyone be very careful and do not fuck it up in this thread!


I'm just catching up with last night's red carpet stream, and then i'm going into blackout mode. I've muted any Star Wars word I can think of on Twitter. I have two and half days of work left and then I'm ready!

I hate to hype too much, but I really hope this thing surpasses Empire for most people. "Best since Empire..." frustrates me to no end. I want this one to set the bar.


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BootsToAsses wrote:
stip wrote:
BootsToAsses wrote:
dimejinky99 wrote:
Early reactions are mixed. Some saying it’s the best Star Wars ever. Others not so much.

No spoilers here

https://www.starwarsnewsnet.com/2017/12 ... movie.html


I wouldn't say any of those reactions are mixed. They range from very good to spectacular.


they basically all universally praise it except for two who say that it is very good.


Seems to be more important than usual to stay away from spoilers. So everyone be very careful and do not fuck it up in this thread!


I'm just catching up with last night's red carpet stream, and then i'm going into blackout mode. I've muted any Star Wars word I can think of on Twitter. I have two and half days of work left and then I'm ready!

I hate to hype too much, but I really hope this thing surpasses Empire for most people. "Best since Empire..." frustrates me to no end. I want this one to set the bar.



Only really setting yourself up for disappointment going in with that expectation though.
Hollywood reporter has published a page of tweet reactions and they’re a lot more varied than the above list. The word bloated is used in one. Drags in the middle is in another.
I think I’m self sabotaging this to be super blown away :)

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spike wrote:
Rangi Guy wrote:
This is gonna Suuuuuuck!

Bar's been set way too high anyway.

This is absolutely true.


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By who? Us? Poppycock. We all have measured and reasonable expectations

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By who? Us? Poppycock. We all have measured and reasonable expectations

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Thh I’m trying to convince myself to hate it. So I’ll be pleasantly surprised when it’s awesome.

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This is good news
Really really good news ... On Williams score for TLJ


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Guys. I have a feeling LV is really gonna love this film.

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dimejinky99 wrote:
Guys. I have a feeling LV is really gonna love this film.

0 chance.


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Guys. I have a feeling LV is really gonna love this film.

0 chance.



Would he even admit it here if he did?

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Guys. I have a feeling LV is really gonna love this film.

0 chance.



Would he even admit it here if he did?



Of course he would.

I think, like any of us, LV will at times allow some preconceived notions about a film (be it the star, story, actor, director, etc) impact his enjoyment of it. Maybe nitpicking things more because he knows he wont like something (lord knows you did that with Rogue One...). Everyone does that though. EVERYONE. or overlooking flaws to an extent because of a desire to give benefit of the doubt.

But I don't think LV ever lies about whether he actually likes something or doesn't. He gives his honest feel and opinion on what he sees. Just because it so often differs from yours (or mine) that doesn't make it wrong or dishonest... just different. He values different things in movies/films. But he's very honest about that. I don't think he would legitimately like a film then pretend to hate it.

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@SkitchP wrote:
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Guys. I have a feeling LV is really gonna love this film.

0 chance.



Would he even admit it here if he did?



Of course he would.

I think, like any of us, LV will at times allow some preconceived notions about a film (be it the star, story, actor, director, etc) impact his enjoyment of it. Maybe nitpicking things more because he knows he wont like something (lord knows you did that with Rogue One...). Everyone does that though. EVERYONE. or overlooking flaws to an extent because of a desire to give benefit of the doubt.

But I don't think LV ever lies about whether he actually likes something or doesn't. He gives his honest feel and opinion on what he sees. Just because it so often differs from yours (or mine) that doesn't make it wrong or dishonest... just different. He values different things in movies/films. But he's very honest about that. I don't think he would legitimately like a film then pretend to hate it.


Spot on though his distaste for Dime might preclude him from admitting such a thing in this thread :haha:


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Cool thanks Skitch. I hope he likes it. I hope I do too.

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Feels like we’re about to get over the final wall. Two years. One year. 100 days. One month. 7 days. Now Sunday into Monday, we’re climbing into the the very week we’ll get to see it. I’m counting breaths. Cannot wait.

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