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Post by TK Wolf » Fri Dec 18, 2015 8:26 am

Holy wow!

I might need therapy...
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Post by squadleader » Fri Dec 18, 2015 12:32 pm

Was good. Expected it all.
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Post by drbones2nd » Fri Dec 18, 2015 2:21 pm

All I can say is Wow! JJ nailed it!

Funny thing is, it was like watching episode 4 all over again with different characters.
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Post by Ripcode » Fri Dec 18, 2015 9:04 pm

Underwhelming...
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Post by KrisAntilles » Fri Dec 18, 2015 10:13 pm

drbones2nd wrote:All I can say is Wow! JJ nailed it!

Funny thing is, it was like watching episode 4 all over again with different characters.
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Post by Flash » Sat Dec 19, 2015 12:30 am

I was sad when that Stormtrooper died.

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Post by DarkTrooper013 » Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:27 am

Good movie not great walked out feeling something was missing.

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Post by master miller » Sat Dec 19, 2015 6:58 am

Saw it 7pm Thursday. I don't think I enjoyed it as much as the original three, but MUCH better then the prequels. I agreed it seems to follow IV with twists. I'm sure I'll see it a few more times lol. Plus it definitely left me anxious for Ep VIII!
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Post by mrcosmo » Sat Dec 19, 2015 6:41 pm

I have seen it twice. Loved it! Nothing will beat Star Wars and ESB but I think it falls in right after that. A great new beginning.
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Post by Crimson » Sun Dec 20, 2015 10:16 am

Saw it Friday morning (it was work related! :) ).

It was clearly a reboot (as JJ is wont to do) but without the direct and obvious glowing-neon REBOOT sign hanging over it, so that was kind of the point behind all the similar plot and production elements.

It was meant to appeal to both generations -- we who grew with Star Wars already, and now our children who may not have gotten the thrill of seeing it live in theaters.

Loved the EU nods, though.

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Post by DeafTrooper » Sun Dec 20, 2015 12:11 pm

I loved it. My one gripe, and I know this is probably just me, is that the scenes in the star destroyer and Starkiller Base just looked like they were fan film productions for some reason.
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Post by Loony » Sun Dec 20, 2015 3:19 pm

Loved it and cannot wait until ep VIII.
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Post by UnclePat1313 » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:03 am

My wife and I saw TFA last Friday. It's been a long time since I've felt such excitement and nostalgia in a movie theater, from the start of a film all the way to the finish. I know a lot of critics are calling it a rehash or cold boot, but I thought the symmetry of the story to the plot of ANH - and, truly, the entire original trilogy - was perfect. Loved it.

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Post by DeafTrooper » Tue Dec 22, 2015 3:01 pm

UnclePat1313 wrote:I know a lot of critics are calling it a rehash or cold boot, but I thought the symmetry of the story to the plot of ANH - and, truly, the entire original trilogy - was perfect. Loved it.
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Post by Silverfox » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:28 pm

I still need to see it again to confirm certain feelings, but on the whole I was satisfied. I felt some of the humor was Forced (ba dum tiss), but good. The only real disappointment was how they handled Phasma; they had a huge amount of potential with that character and they dropped the ball. The stuff they had her do was totally out of character for someone in her position AND for how they had written her.

Plus I'm glad I'm not the only one who seemed to think this was a semi-rewrite of Ep. IV.
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Re: TFA Reactions

Post by Mr Fett » Tue Dec 22, 2015 11:49 pm

I bet Phasma will have more screen time in episode 8.

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Post by UnclePat1313 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 12:44 am

Part of me suspects - or simply hopes, perhaps - this movie had to be similar to the start of the original trilogy because the rest of this story is going to be so completely different.

I do hope to see more of Phasma (and Ackbar).

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Post by drbones2nd » Wed Dec 23, 2015 9:23 am

[quote="UnclePat1313"]Part of me suspects - or simply hopes, perhaps - this movie had to be similar to the start of the original trilogy because the rest of this story is going to be so completely different.

I agree with this.

Captain Phasma was really weak! For being captain of the guard, she should have been ferocious but instead was like a chrome colored kitten.

Apart from that, I thought what JJ did was pure genius. Cant wait until the next movie.
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Post by tk1440 » Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:31 am

Saw the TFA and enjoy it from beginning to the end and yes Capt.Phasms should had more
scene time to see what she was capable of doing.I'm sure we will see more of Phasma in ep08.

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Re: TFA Reactions

Post by squadleader » Wed Dec 23, 2015 10:32 am

If she survived the planet blowing up.
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