The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*

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by Godzilla » Tue May 05, 2020 11:41 am

Have many people seen the Holiday Special? I saw it last year and it's .... Different. All the Wookie stuff has not aged well.

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PostRe: The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*
by Moggy » Tue May 05, 2020 1:36 pm

Return_of_the_STAR wrote:Also I don’t like the idea of a jedi having that kind of power. Makes previous jedi seem a bit gooseberry fool.


I’m not defending that scene (it was poorly done) but it’s no different to things that Jedi were doing in Attack of the Clones, Revenge of the Sith and the Clone Wars TV show. If anything Leia was massive underpowered.

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by Frank » Tue May 05, 2020 1:39 pm

Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:

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by Alvin Flummux » Tue May 05, 2020 2:07 pm

Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.

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by Victor Mildew » Tue May 05, 2020 2:15 pm

Alvin Flummux wrote:
Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.


This is what it's like talking to my hard-core star wars fan mates :lol:

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by Hime » Tue May 05, 2020 2:45 pm

Alvin Flummux wrote:
Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.

Yet it's completely unbelievable that Palpatine could have survived? Or some future space compass could have been used to find the dark side thing on the Death Star or Chewie was on a different ship or whatever.

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by Jenuall » Tue May 05, 2020 2:58 pm

Hime wrote:
Alvin Flummux wrote:
Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.

Yet it's completely unbelievable that Palpatine could have survived? Or some future space compass could have been used to find the dark side thing on the Death Star or Chewie was on a different ship or whatever.

Palpatine didn't actually survive though, it was a clone apparently. :dread:

Whilst the wayfinder space compass itself isn't totally stupid as an idea its more the terrible way it fits into the plot of endless fetch quests that is the rest of the movie. Also it apparently is essential for getting to Exegol... until Kylo manages to get there at the end without one! :lol:

Chewie being in another ship is just a terrible piece of plot misdirection and barely plausible within the scenario anyway as everyone is in an open desert area where surely they would have seen another ship in the sky or still on the ground? :fp:

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by Victor Mildew » Tue May 05, 2020 3:10 pm

That strawberry floating Chewie fakeout :fp: There was another ship behind the rock....what?! :lol:

If she'd actually killed him, then been destroyed with guilt, you just might buy into the idea that she could be turned to the dark side in the half an hour of remaining runtime the film had (luke nearly turning was based on him watching his friends die). But no GOT YOU THERE wink wink.

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PostRe: The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*
by Hime » Tue May 05, 2020 3:51 pm

Jenuall wrote:
Hime wrote:
Alvin Flummux wrote:
Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.

Yet it's completely unbelievable that Palpatine could have survived? Or some future space compass could have been used to find the dark side thing on the Death Star or Chewie was on a different ship or whatever.

Palpatine didn't actually survive though, it was a clone apparently. :dread:

Whilst the wayfinder space compass itself isn't totally stupid as an idea its more the terrible way it fits into the plot of endless fetch quests that is the rest of the movie. Also it apparently is essential for getting to Exegol... until Kylo manages to get there at the end without one! :lol:

Chewie being in another ship is just a terrible piece of plot misdirection and barely plausible within the scenario anyway as everyone is in an open desert area where surely they would have seen another ship in the sky or still on the ground? :fp:

I'm not going to defend any of that gooseberry fool but the stuff in TLJ is just as dumb.

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by Alvin Flummux » Tue May 05, 2020 4:09 pm

Jenuall wrote:
Hime wrote:
Alvin Flummux wrote:
Frank wrote:Isn't it literally just her using like Force Pull or whatever to drag herself back towards the ship :shifty:


In an extreme situation, she used the last of her strength to force pull herself to safety - she felt Kylo's hesitation, probably knew he didn't fire on her, so maybe that gave her the hope and strength when she needed it to carry on.

It's no different to the many real world stories of, say, people using superhuman strength to save someone trapped after a car accident, or whatever.

Yet it's completely unbelievable that Palpatine could have survived? Or some future space compass could have been used to find the dark side thing on the Death Star or Chewie was on a different ship or whatever.

Palpatine didn't actually survive though, it was a clone apparently. :dread:


If you're a would-be galactic dictator with ambitions to rule a thousand generation empire, wouldn't you want a backup plan in case someone tries to off you? Given how effective the Clones were in service to the Republic, I'd say they more than proved the concept workable.



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PostRe: The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*
by Moggy » Wed May 06, 2020 10:58 am



:lol:

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by Alvin Flummux » Wed May 06, 2020 4:07 pm

I want to see an alternate history comic series that explores what might have happened if Padmé had survived.

Does she attempt to save Vader again - if so, how does that confrontation go?
Does she go into hiding - if so, where?
Do Luke and Leia still become separated - if so, does Padmé remain in their lives in any meaningful way?
How do things go when Luke comes of age - does she play the same role as Lars & Beru, trying to keep him safe in isolation, or does she take on more of a Jango role, training him in some fashion from a young age to fill a role she wishes he shouldn't have to fill one day?

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PostRe: The Star Wars Thread v2 - *NO SPOILERS*
by Robbo-92 » Wed May 06, 2020 5:10 pm

Moggy wrote:

:lol:


Well you can’t just go around fixing broken hearts can you now? :lol:

Even though they probably had the technology to quickly clone/produce a brand spanking new one for her.......

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