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Author Topic: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy  (Read 6936 times)

Battlemaster

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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #105 on: June 14, 2022, 08:10:09 PM »
The FO didn't even get a setup to be evil.
Its evil because it guns down civilians, and its motivation is to find Luke for some reason. Thats about it. Then some guy by the end of the film says 'We are here to reverse the collapse of the empire'. The resistance is resisting them because the FO is evil.

That's my point. There's no reason for them to be evil. They just do it. There's no setup to be evil. They just are.
The Empire's evil is a consequence of their motivations. The First Order... *shrug*

I don't remember the guy saying "We are here to reverse the collapse of the empire." *Tired sigh* I suppose I should watch it again. Is that the dreary "Hitler yells at the crowd" scene?

Yo RM,  I don't know if you ever got to watch red dwarf, but a lot of people who did and saw general hucks realized he was just an evil Arnold Rimmer.
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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #106 on: July 19, 2022, 01:00:00 AM »
Finn had an interesting backstory.

Then they basically ignored him, in favor of Rey.

Very much this. I liked Fin and wanted to see him maybe force awaken or something. That would have been awesome. Instead he gets sidelined because China dont like dem negroes! And Disney was kowtowing to them so hard its a wonder they didnt leave craters in the cement.

Rey started off as interesting but then before the first movie was even done shes well on her way to being the standard feminist mary sue. The second movie goes full on stupid with this.

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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #107 on: July 26, 2022, 06:18:43 AM »
Finn had an interesting backstory.

Then they basically ignored him, in favor of Rey.

Very much this. I liked Fin and wanted to see him maybe force awaken or something. That would have been awesome. Instead he gets sidelined because China dont like dem negroes! And Disney was kowtowing to them so hard its a wonder they didnt leave craters in the cement.

Rey started off as interesting but then before the first movie was even done shes well on her way to being the standard feminist mary sue. The second movie goes full on stupid with this.

A complete movie or miniseries could have been done with the character of Finn and you wouldn't have to even make him a Force user. The House of Mouse squandered a great opportunity there.
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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #108 on: July 26, 2022, 11:51:11 AM »
When the Disney sequels came out I realized that I really did like Lucas’ prequels.  8)

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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #109 on: July 31, 2022, 07:28:00 PM »
Finn had an interesting backstory.

Then they basically ignored him, in favor of Rey.

Very much this. I liked Fin and wanted to see him maybe force awaken or something. That would have been awesome. Instead he gets sidelined because China dont like dem negroes! And Disney was kowtowing to them so hard its a wonder they didnt leave craters in the cement.

Rey started off as interesting but then before the first movie was even done shes well on her way to being the standard feminist mary sue. The second movie goes full on stupid with this.

A complete movie or miniseries could have been done with the character of Finn and you wouldn't have to even make him a Force user. The House of Mouse squandered a great opportunity there.

Bill Burr’s character in The Mandalorian had a better ex stormtrooper arc in one episode than Finn had in three movies.

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Re: I am thankful for the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy
« Reply #110 on: August 01, 2022, 11:16:16 AM »
Bill Burr’s character in The Mandalorian had a better ex stormtrooper arc in one episode than Finn had in three movies.

Thats because Disney was kowtowing to China and FemNazi edicts and si shiffting Fin out of the spotlight to focus on Rey.

Or maybe they never intended him to be more than a checkmark on the diversity card.

Or both. Its Disney.