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OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
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I can't wait for actual movies again the next several years. Might as well have a thread for all this. Post away!


Only 2 weeks left 'til Episode VII.



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12-06-2015 03:37 PM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
"Star Wars VII: The Force Awakens" opens on December 18, 2015

Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, director: Gareth Edwards opens on December 16, 2016
Star Wars VIII, director: Rian Johnson opens on on May 26, 2017
the untitled Han Solo movie opens on May 25th 2018, directors: Phil Lord and Christopher Miller
Star Wars IX, director: Colin Trevorrow opens 2019
there is rumored another untitled Boba Fett movie to be "released later"



12-06-2015 03:55 PM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
My theory from what I think will happen based on old movies/new leaks:

*Mark Hamill wanted Luke to join the Dark Side in ROTJ. Lucas said no.
*Luke has a family history of having trouble letting the Dark Side cloud judgment.
*In ROTJ, Luke begins wearing all black and black glove for mechanical hand
*Luke uses "Force Choke" on Gamorian Guard in Jabba's Palace. (a Sith quality)

What we know for TFA:
*Kylo Ren in the leader in the "Knights of Ren"
*He is working with the New Order Stormtroopers
*Finn & Rey seem to know Han Solo somehow, and know the stories they heard growing up

What I think:
*In the days since ROTJ, Luke has taken Anakin's body with him for burial.
*He lives a life away from Han/Leia, etc.
*Kylo Ren will be Luke's son, a Skywalker.
*Rey is Han/Leia's Daughter, which they have had her tucked away growing up away from all the Empire/Rebellion.
*Finn is either just some stormtrooper, or, he could be son of Lando Calrissian.
*Luke convenes with Anakin/Yoda/Obi-Wan for years in his solidarity.
*He learns more about his father and wants to master more of the Force, leading him to want to try to grow his powers.
*Luke forms the "Knights of Ren" to act as the new order of Jedi Knights. He teaches his son Kylo the ways of the force and how to communicate with the dead.
*Luke, not being a complete Jedi Master, can't control his son's cloud of Judgment from the Dark Side. --OR-- they think that what they are doing with the Knights of Ren is what is best for the Galaxy, much like when the Jedi Order thought they knew best when overthrowing the Senate/Palpatine with Force. All this is clouded in the Dark Side. Kylo falls into the path of the Sith with his Grandfather's teachings.

I think the movie will revolve around Rey getting involved with her Mother and Father in search of her Uncle Luke and Cousin Kylo somewhere in the Galaxy to try to restore peace, and future movies will be about inner turmoil and bringing balance to The Force. (Which Luke thinks he is doing now asthe right thing).

My Spolier thought: Han Solo dies in TFA.
Next movie will have more Luke in it.

Just my thoughts.
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12-06-2015 04:04 PM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
I can see everything there being possibilities except when you started with Luke taking Anakin's body for burial. Anakin had a funeral pyre, so all that would be left would be ashes (actually, when you cremate someone, you get small pellets of mineral, mostly calcium I believe, left over. The 'ashes' thing is more of a Hollywood invention.)

I think the thing that lends some credence to what you are saying is that they have been extremely careful in not letting much of Luke be seen, and the word is the brief footage clips shown so far in the teaser trailers is from the first half of the movie. I agree the trouble Luke always had with following his teachers, as well as Anakin's, seems to be a family trait of the Skywalkers.

Also, I read somewhere that VII will be almost 136min (2.26 hrs long??) That sounds a bit much. Go to the bathroom BEFORE you step into that theater, and be careful of the large soda! ha ha!
12-06-2015 04:17 PM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
For you Star Wars fans, I hope he doesn't mess up that franchise like he attempted to do with Star Trek. He totally got the second Trek film wrong and totally misused the Kahn character.
12-06-2015 04:40 PM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
The books the movies will be based around make Luke a gray Jedi, neither dark nor light and drawing from both sides of the force to complete his tasks. Similar to what you speculate but more defined. And he's a badass in the books, too.
12-06-2015 04:52 PM
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(12-06-2015 04:40 PM)BamaScorpio69 Wrote:  For you Star Wars fans, I hope he doesn't mess up that franchise like he attempted to do with Star Trek. He totally got the second Trek film wrong and totally misused the Kahn character.

It's a different timeline. How do you get anything wrong? Different circumstances change the behavior and outcome of events and characters.
12-06-2015 04:54 PM
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Haven't read any of this thread because I don't want the spoilers... just wanted to say that I have my tickets for December 17th 7 pm at the Imax in Nashville! Can't wait!
12-07-2015 06:45 AM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
I'm waiting for the zombie outbreak and for Rick Grimes to show up and kill all Kilo Ren by biting his jugular.

yea I'm pumped for it. BTW Solo will die. Brace yourselves. Not joking.
12-07-2015 10:45 AM
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RE: OT: Star Wars Thread [Warning: Spoilers]
(12-06-2015 04:54 PM)MUther Wrote:  
(12-06-2015 04:40 PM)BamaScorpio69 Wrote:  For you Star Wars fans, I hope he doesn't mess up that franchise like he attempted to do with Star Trek. He totally got the second Trek film wrong and totally misused the Kahn character.

It's a different timeline. How do you get anything wrong? Different circumstances change the behavior and outcome of events and characters.

I understand it's a different timeline but it doesn't change the fact his approach of the 2nd film and the use of Kahn was very ineffective and wrong.
12-07-2015 12:32 PM
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