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by Master Magnus
January 6th, 2018, 12:53 pm
Forum: The Stand-Alone Movies
Topic: Solo: A Star Wars Story (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 105
Views: 24981

Re: Solo: A Star Wars Story (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Emilia Clarke's character name os Qi'Ra was confirmed as images of new lego sets have been released. The sets also confirm the following film locations of Kessel (along with Kessel Run), Corellia and Death Star. Maybe IMDB actors can't say Death Star yet so used Mud Trooper. The Death Star?! :shock...
by Master Magnus
January 6th, 2018, 5:32 am
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I couldn't agree more with the posts about the poor quality of the new books. I hated the Aftermath books. I thought Tarkin was quite good. Currently reading Phasma and I'm struggling to keep going. I don't know what it is with the present-tense, simplistic style but I do not like it. I also agree ...
by Master Magnus
January 4th, 2018, 2:56 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I've quite frankly never seen Abrams concluding much of anything. He opens up his mystery box whose content can be interpreted any which way, but he never closes it. And I think you're quite right: As I wrote after first having watched the movie, I felt as if Johnson didn't like some of Abrams's id...
by Master Magnus
January 3rd, 2018, 1:56 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

In my opinion this was the weakest plot of the SW movies. While Johnson tried to echo The Empire Strikes Back with the Raddus in place of the Falcon , I think it failed completely and felt to me as a boring version of the re-imagined Battlestar Galactica pilot 33 (in which the plot made more sense ...
by Master Magnus
January 3rd, 2018, 12:22 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I finally had a chance to see the film for a second time. I still prefer this film to TFA. Things I liked: 1. Porgs 2. Carrie's performance 3. Rey's character development 4. Rose 5. Chewie 6. The score 7. The amount of battle scenes 8. Kylo being duped by Luke's battle appearance. Oh, the Porgs... ...
by Master Magnus
January 2nd, 2018, 11:53 am
Forum: The Cantina
Topic: tHe HIVE is aliVe
Replies: 34
Views: 11549

Re: tHe HIVE is aliVe

borgmatrix wrote:
January 1st, 2018, 9:01 pm
Master Magnus wrote:
December 30th, 2017, 4:37 pm
Christmas is over and my least favorite holiday, New Year's, is tomorrow... I need a big glass of champagne...
Why your least favorite?
It's difficult to define... Never been much of a fan.
by Master Magnus
January 1st, 2018, 5:54 am
Forum: The Cantina
Topic: tHe HIVE is aliVe
Replies: 34
Views: 11549

Re: tHe HIVE is aliVe

toVor wrote:
January 1st, 2018, 2:22 am
I've got you covered Mags. I had a small bottle delivered just for you. sets_s_chvchamp.jpg
Thanks Tov, I knew I could count on you! :laugh:
by Master Magnus
December 31st, 2017, 11:52 am
Forum: The Cantina
Topic: Holy Happy Holiday Thread, Batman
Replies: 12
Views: 5437

Re: Holy Happy Holiday Thread, Batman

Happy New Year to all the esteemed Senators! :)
by Master Magnus
December 30th, 2017, 4:37 pm
Forum: The Cantina
Topic: tHe HIVE is aliVe
Replies: 34
Views: 11549

Re: tHe HIVE is aliVe

Christmas is over and my least favorite holiday, New Year's, is tomorrow... I need a big glass of champagne...
by Master Magnus
December 30th, 2017, 4:35 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Last Television Show Watched
Replies: 124
Views: 28417

Re: Last Television Show Watched

Both seasons of Carnivàle. A fantastic series! Too bad it was cancelled...
by Master Magnus
December 30th, 2017, 4:09 pm
Forum: Star Wars in Print
Topic: NON-FICTION: The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi
Replies: 1
Views: 1385

NON-FICTION: The Art of Star Wars: The Last Jedi

I ordered this, together with The Art of Star Wars : Rogue One, the other day. While I'm not much of a fan of the movie, I always think it's interesting to follow the creative process. And this book also contains a few examples of artwork that George Lucas approved for Episode VII when he was still ...
by Master Magnus
December 27th, 2017, 3:54 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Spoilers: So what is the situation in the galaxy?
Replies: 9
Views: 2768

Re: Spoilers: So what is the situation in the galaxy?

I feel like their goal of "rule to galaxy" is pretty well-stated throughout both movies, up to and including the point in which they blow up an entire star system in order to take out the Republic all at once [/b]. As far as rushing past the concept of an entire star system being wiped out, I don't...
by Master Magnus
December 26th, 2017, 12:15 pm
Forum: The Stand-Alone Movies
Topic: Solo: A Star Wars Story (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 105
Views: 24981

Re: Solo: A Star Wars Story (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I can't say that the marketing for this movie is overwhelming... Where's the trailer?
by Master Magnus
December 25th, 2017, 3:08 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode IX (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 64
Views: 14709

Re: Star Wars Episode IX (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

While I don't think that Lucas had everything planned out (making Leia into Luke's sister sure wasn't thought out until ROTJ), I still think that he tied the movies within the Original Trilogy quite well. The Prequels lacks somewhat in execution, but storywise it's good and ties in well with the OT....
by Master Magnus
December 25th, 2017, 12:48 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I think it could still have worked and been better than the silly, out-of-place scene we got with Maz:

Space.com: Lando Calrissian Almost Appeared in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi'
by Master Magnus
December 21st, 2017, 3:57 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

On another topic: Has there been any discussion on Force ghost Yoda bringing down the lightning that burned down the tree? If Force ghosts can interact with the physical world like that, couldn't Yoda or Kenobi have taken out Vader or Sidious at some point, or in some way struck against the bad guy...
by Master Magnus
December 21st, 2017, 3:36 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Last Movie Watched
Replies: 119
Views: 31082

Re: Last Movie Watched

The last movie I saw is still The Last Jedi . In short, I didn't like it very much. Strange character choices, awful plot, stupidities, disjointed, doesn't mesh with TFA, some of the worst alien designs and animatronics of Star Wars, terrible so-called "humor"and changing the rules. But it has Porgs...
by Master Magnus
December 20th, 2017, 2:14 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Is anyone else actually pissed about this movie? It was garbage in my opinion. The whole movie was about the fleet running out of gas, and Admiral Purple-Hair whatsherface's plan was apparently, "let's just let everyone else get lit up and maybe we'll make it." All Luke did was act like a [expletiv...
by Master Magnus
December 20th, 2017, 12:29 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Perhaps I should be a bit more clear about the things I liked about the movie... Mark Hamill's, Carrie Fishers and Daisy Ridley's performances John Williams's score The old friend The Porgs! Love the Porgs! Some aspects of Canto Bight as a setting Snoke ordering Kylo Ren to remove his "ridiculous he...
by Master Magnus
December 19th, 2017, 2:54 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I wrote a reply and closed the window instead of hitting "Submit"... :x It was a rather long reply and I can't remember half of what I wrote... Anyway... Now Snoke, he's just an evil dude who wields dark side powers and has a talent for manipulation. What more do you really need from him? How is tha...
by Master Magnus
December 18th, 2017, 6:05 am
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Spoilers: So what is the situation in the galaxy?
Replies: 9
Views: 2768

Re: Spoilers: So what is the situation in the galaxy?

Thanks to the incredibly poor worldbuilding in TFA and TLJ we know next to nothing. The galaxy just seem to have rolled over to the FO that somehow have enough forces to subdue the entire galaxy (I'm not buying the crapiola from Battlefront 2 that mentions "thousands" of stormtroopers which of cours...
by Master Magnus
December 18th, 2017, 1:03 am
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Does that mean that it was good? Unfortunately no. Upon my first viewing I have to say that there are things to like, quite a few things not to like a few things that the filmmakers had forgotten about since TFA as there's a serious continuity error (the Knights of Ren seems to have been completely...
by Master Magnus
December 17th, 2017, 3:12 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Just came home from Stockholm. I need some time to process it, but it was much better than The Force Awakens . Does that mean that it was good? Unfortunately no. Upon my first viewing I have to say that there are things to like, quite a few things not to like a few things that the filmmakers had for...
by Master Magnus
December 17th, 2017, 7:44 am
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Well, I managed to stay away from spoilers... I'm now off to Stockholm to finally watch The Last Jedi...
by Master Magnus
December 14th, 2017, 1:46 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

I don't want to influence anyone's opinion before they see it, or bring them down, but no. I really really didn't like it. I can't say that about any of the other movies. Even the prequels had something redeeming about them - an element of the story at a minimum. Thanks! :) I'm staying away from sp...
by Master Magnus
December 14th, 2017, 12:34 pm
Forum: The Sequel Trilogy
Topic: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)
Replies: 258
Views: 60097

Re: Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi (SPOILERS ALLOWED)

Darth Bangkok wrote:
December 14th, 2017, 12:20 pm
I saw it again to make sure. My opinion hasn't changed.
I take it that you didn't like it?

I haven't seen it yet. I thought of going today, but I was too tired after work.
by Master Magnus
December 9th, 2017, 11:35 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Last Television Show Watched
Replies: 124
Views: 28417

Re: Last Television Show Watched

Dark, a German series on Netflix. I'm only two episodes in, but liking it thus far.
by Master Magnus
December 9th, 2017, 11:34 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Star Trek - From TOS to Discovery and Beyond
Replies: 52
Views: 11918

Re: Star Trek - From TOS to Discovery and Beyond

Talcy wrote:
December 8th, 2017, 4:41 pm
Wow.

Paramount really don't know what to do with it, do they?
No, that is evident.
by Master Magnus
December 9th, 2017, 11:33 am
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: What's the Last Thing You Ate?
Replies: 44
Views: 10339

Re: What's the Last Thing You Ate?

A Mexican pie.
by Master Magnus
December 8th, 2017, 12:49 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Star Trek - From TOS to Discovery and Beyond
Replies: 52
Views: 11918

Re: Star Trek - From TOS to Discovery and Beyond

I first thought this was a joke...: Deadline

Quentin Tarantino doing Star Trek?! :o