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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    I think they can do a single movie without the force or the Jedi playing a large part, but I think a whole trilogy will definitely feature the force in some prominent capacity, even if it isn't typically Jedi vs Sith.
    It depends how they do it. If they alternate between continuing this current story one year, and something completely new the next then it will work.

    I think Disney will be moving towards releasing a star wars movie once a year. If Marvel can sustain multiple movies each year then the star wars universe can certainly do one every year.

    I wonder what the next animated project will be though. There's certainly scope to make an old republic story from that.
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    Quote Originally Posted by FIOS View Post
    It depends how they do it. If they alternate between continuing this current story one year, and something completely new the next then it will work.

    I think Disney will be moving towards releasing a star wars movie once a year. If Marvel can sustain multiple movies each year then the star wars universe can certainly do one every year.

    I wonder what the next animated project will be though. There's certainly scope to make an old republic story from that.
    They are definitely doing one a year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Plan-D View Post
    I can see what you mean but as a massive SW fan I'm just of the opinion it would be a tad cliche for Rey Skywalker. Also both Han Solo and Leia didn't recognise her in TFA, neither did Kylo or Snoke and nor Maz. I think it's been teased with intentionally to give it this big build up and reveal with Anakin and Lukes old saber calling to her etc..... but pretty sure she ain't a Skywalker and I'm glad of that.

    The daughter of Iden Versio and Del Meeko would be great I think and ties in much much more as a story and plot. Both survived the battle of Jakku and had a romantic relationship which led to a child. When Kylo Ren interrogates Meeko at the end of Battlefront II he says You think Iden changed you, but she made you a traitor. She made you weak. You think your daughter changed you....."

    In terms of Reys talents, Iden Versio was probably one of greatest pilots in the SW universe, certainly one of the Empire's best if not "the" best. Meeko was also a technical and engineer expert for the Empire. B
    Id love it too - have some unrelated (through blood) Heroes in the Universe.

    Well apparently be meeting Idens real daughter next week - its sadly not Rey
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    Basically after next Friday, we'll just have one more Skywalker film left.
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    Booked tickets for Thursday, just hope it is different in a good way to the existing films and not just rehashing them. Really didn't help having help the aged insist on putting out the original cast into the mickey mouse editions as I think is perhaps apt.

    Pretty much getting to the point the dark side is more like the dork side.
    People will believe what they want to believe
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    Early reviews are overwhelming positive for The Last Jedi.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Early reviews are overwhelming positive for The Last Jedi.
    It's always like that when competent event movies or ones made by more reputable directors are screened for critics. Blade Runner 2049 was the same before it went with a bit of a whimper.

    In any case, I fully expect Last Jedi to be quite good.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Yehez View Post
    It's always like that when competent event movies or ones made by more reputable directors are screened for critics. Blade Runner 2049 was the same before it went with a bit of a whimper.

    In any case, I fully expect Last Jedi to be quite good.
    Blade Runner 2049 critically was loved, it just didn’t do well at the box office. I saw it and I can quite easily say, it was the best film I’ve seen this year.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Early reviews are overwhelming positive for The Last Jedi.
    I’ve seen that... Can’t wait!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Acumen View Post
    Blade Runner 2049 critically was loved, it just didn’t do well at the box office. I saw it and I can quite easily say, it was the best film I’ve seen this year.
    It's quite ambitious, but it lost me a couple of times. I appreciated what it was trying to do and the ending illustrates things beautifully, but so much of it was unnecessary, sort of.

    Anyway this is not a Blade Runner thread. But it is one of those films that even though I didn't fully buy, I see why others do.
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    Star wars as a franchise is a salemans piece of crap. Its a profit generator produced with the same psychological formulas used in making ads. Lucas made the first one using such a formula. Its a proven fact that human beings respond to this kind of manipulation.

    The Hero's Journey, a book by Joe Campbell is the primary formula in the case of Star wars, the original trilogy was enjoyable. But once you find out how Hollywood does this and see how empty these kind of franchise films really are they become almost unwatchable. If you have a life beyond being one of the veggies these kind of formulaic franchises are designed to suck cash out of that is.
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