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Old 12-14-2012, 10:43 PM   #11
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I've read the book twice. I'm looking forward to it. I'm easy though, give me a bucket of popcorn and a big soda and I can settle into almost any movie.

Geez, there are so many worse places to be than the movie theater.

Strive to be happy!

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Old 12-14-2012, 11:06 PM   #12
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Well, that's a bummer.

I was planning on potentially seeing it this weekend, if I can get my raytracer working correctly before then.


I heard a sort of "preview" on the radio where they said the fact that they split it up into 3 films allowed them to basically transcribe the entire book into film, getting every word and scene, but that doesn't sound like what they did. Especially if they didn't include the scene with Gandalf tricking the trolls..that was a pretty major scene in the book, and I don't understand why they'd change it except because Peter Jackson is scared of filming scenes that don't include heads being chopped off.
Thta is laughable. There WAS beheading, although it was an obscure historical event which begs much further question of WHY??????

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I've read the book twice. I'm looking forward to it. I'm easy though, give me a bucket of popcorn and a big soda and I can settle into almost any movie.

Geez, there are so many worse places to be than the movie theater.

Strive to be happy!
This is star wars for me brother. Have you any opinion there?

My 8th grade english techer literally gave up because each book report was on something JRR Tolkien.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:11 PM   #13
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Thta is laughable. There WAS beheading, although it was an obscure historical event which begs much further question of WHY??????



This is star wars for me brother. Have you any opinion there?

My 8th grade english techer literally gave up because each book report was on something JRR Tolkien.
Jar Jar was a catastrophe, but Darth Maul made up for that. And Ewoks were a disaster. That is all.
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Old 12-14-2012, 11:58 PM   #14
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I still love the ewoks. Probably an age thing.

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Old 12-15-2012, 12:22 AM   #15
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In how I met you mother Barney breaks down the ewok love and hate thing by age. I would post a link but on my phone and don't know how.

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So ewoks seemed ridiculous to older folks?

That makes some sense.

Oddly I thought Darth Maul was a douche.

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I am 45 n love the ewoks.

Did not think much of Darth Maul because the movie did not develop his character very much.

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Oh yeah.....(back OT, sorry)

The Dwarves called for neither ale nor porter.

They drank red wine and chamomile tea.
Believe me, I wish I was making this up.

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Completely OT:

Darth Maul had no character development. He was just some guy who appeared on screen for a few scenes for no apparent reason. Same as pretty much every other character in Episodes 1-3.
I wasn't a huge fan of the Ewoks, although they weren't nearly as bad as Jar-Jar. Really, of the original trilogy Return of the Jedi was by far the weakest film, despite having cooler special effects and featuring Leia in a metal bikini.

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I've read the book twice. I'm looking forward to it. I'm easy though, give me a bucket of popcorn and a big soda and I can settle into almost any movie.

Geez, there are so many worse places to be than the movie theater.

Strive to be happy!
It's tough to remain happy when a movie you've been waiting 30 years for turns out to be nothing but a commercialized butchery of a beloved & well known story. I found that out with John Carter. And this one is filmed in some newfangled format that makes some people ill. I don't care how technically advanced it is, if it makes me puke, it ain't fun.

If it's offered in standard 2D format locally, I'll go see it. If not, I'll wait till it comes out on DVD. And I'm not happy that 1 book was split into 3 films. I was afraid they'd pull some sort of $hit to turn a quick buck on this film; starting to look like I was right.

I don't mean to piss in anybodys wheaties here, but that's how I see it.
You know, technically, the glass is ALWAYS FULL.
Regards, GF.
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