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Post Posted: May 11th 2018 2:55 am
 
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Not too spoilery but beware...

https://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat- ... m=referral

Gathered from the article's crop of tweeted reactions, the general consensus appears to be somewhere between good and great if not flat-out great to some! Ehrennreich a particular standout among quite a few of the tweets, which should come as a relief to many.

:jammin: :chewbacca:


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SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY SOCIAL MEDIA REACTIONS MASTERPOST:

Positive: https://twitter.com/michelledeidre/stat ... 53154?s=21
https://twitter.com/colliderfrosty/stat ... 20096?s=21
https://twitter.com/colliderfrosty/stat ... 41985?s=21
https://twitter.com/djkevlar/status/994 ... 19909?s=21
https://twitter.com/clayton_sandell/sta ... 83329?s=21
https://twitter.com/markellislive/statu ... 71584?s=21
https://twitter.com/katerbland/status/9 ... 50626?s=21
https://twitter.com/katerbland/status/9 ... 05728?s=21
https://twitter.com/ajhan/status/994802 ... 12133?s=21
https://twitter.com/woeisjoe/status/994 ... 78144?s=21
https://twitter.com/michelledeidre/stat ... 53154?s=21
https://twitter.com/benmekler/status/99 ... 15456?s=21
https://twitter.com/benmekler/status/99 ... 43200?s=21
https://twitter.com/benmekler/status/99 ... 83072?s=21
https://twitter.com/benmekler/status/99 ... 31937?s=21
https://twitter.com/mikeryan/status/994 ... 23718?s=21
https://twitter.com/mikeryan/status/994 ... 94752?s=21
https://twitter.com/mikeryan/status/994 ... 63172?s=21
https://twitter.com/terri_schwartz/stat ... 88480?s=21
https://twitter.com/terri_schwartz/stat ... 55201?s=21
https://twitter.com/terri_schwartz/stat ... 87425?s=21
https://twitter.com/terri_schwartz/stat ... 19267?s=21
https://twitter.com/rob_keyes/status/99 ... 46690?s=21
https://twitter.com/jennabusch/status/9 ... 74560?s=21
https://twitter.com/thinkhero/status/99 ... 29186?s=21
https://twitter.com/stilljayagain/statu ... 67233?s=21 (A reaction from a fan who’s not a critic)
https://twitter.com/slashfilm/status/99 ... 15914?s=21
https://twitter.com/slashfilm/status/99 ... 43424?s=21
https://twitter.com/slashfilm/status/99 ... 24384?s=21
https://twitter.com/slashfilm/status/99 ... 40480?s=21
https://mobile.twitter.com/johncampea/s ... gr%5Etweet
https://twitter.com/DanCasey/status/994804286000332800
https://twitter.com/karawarner/status/9 ... 11456?s=20
https://twitter.com/WendyLeeSzany/statu ... 8195270657
https://twitter.com/ThinkHero/status/99 ... 29186?s=20
https://mobile.twitter.com/JimVejvoda/s ... 0535061505
https://twitter.com/jimvejvoda/status/9 ... 18785?s=21
https://mobile.twitter.com/GermainLussi ... 2245658625
https://twitter.com/brandondavisbd/stat ... 86246?s=21
https://twitter.com/jessebgill/status/9 ... 35105?s=21
https://twitter.com/kristapley/status/9 ... 84896?s=21
https://twitter.com/eeisenberg/status/9 ... 77122?s=21
https://twitter.com/rachelheine/status/ ... 08768?s=21
https://twitter.com/jackijing/status/99 ... 69665?s=21
https://twitter.com/showbizsimon/status ... 52576?s=21
https://twitter.com/futureboy/status/99 ... 86176?s=21
https://twitter.com/swankmotron/status/ ... 01888?s=21
https://mobile.twitter.com/scottmendels ... 34016?s=21

Mixed-to-positive reaction: https://twitter.com/pnemiroff/status/99 ... 91745?s=21

Only negative reaction of Solo that I’ve seen so far: https://twitter.com/kristianharloff/sta ... 18209?s=21

Overall, people really think the film is a lot of fun and good and that while Donald Glover steals the show as Lando, Alden Ehrenreich will prove the haters wrong and impress them as young Han Solo. Also, Lando’s droid, Thandie Newton’s character and Chewbacca are standouts in the movie, too. Looks like Disney’s got another winner on their hands at the box office and with people of all ages around the world.


Post Posted: May 15th 2018 6:36 pm
 
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Reviews are up at Rotten Tomatoes and MetaCrtic.

Sounds okay so far. In general, it doesn't seem that the early-ish critical screening is providing any positive momentum. At least, it's not for me.


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Most of the reviews I’ve seen seem to think it’s ok/better than it should have been. But given the general positive critical feedback to TLJ, I now take such things with a hunch pinch of salt.


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I saw this yesterday at a European press screening.

The marketing has completely undersold this film. It's a blast from start to finish.

Ron Howard has done a remarkable job given the circumstances. The action set-pieces and inventive and thrilling. The supporting cast are great. And Alden Ehrenreich nails Han. Which is key.

He is never doing a Ford impersonation but instead just inhabits the character and makes it his own. I never felt for one moment that I was not watching HAN SOLO. And Chewbacca is amazing in this. This is the Chewie I have always wanted to see on screen. In his arm-pulling prime.

I wasn't optimistic going in and had zero expectations but it genuinely surpassed them all. And I'm more surprised than anyone.

Is it perfect? No.

Sigh, Emilia Clarke, I'm sorry to say, isn't great. And there are some clunky moments in the first act. Plus the very end feels a tad rushed and unsatisfying. But they leave it totally open-ended for more adventures and I'd be more than happy to follow these guys on them.


It's a heap of FUN. And it's a perfect palate cleanser for anyone who found Rogue One a soulless slog (like me).

I'm looking forward to seeing this with a paying audience.

In fact, I'm even considering bringing my four year old son to this as his first big screen Star Wars experience (he has seen all the movies bar ROTS)


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Good to hear. Now I am finally looking forward to this.

And of course amongst all the good reviews, there has to be one proclaiming it to be the worst film evah! :lol:
http://www.worldofreel.com/2018/05/solo ... -ever.html


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Bandersnatch wrote:
Good to hear. Now I am finally looking forward to this.

And of course amongst all the good reviews, there has to be one proclaiming it to be the worst film evah! :lol:
http://www.worldofreel.com/2018/05/solo ... -ever.html


Also you should check out the comments where the trolls are congratulate themselves on knowing how bad everything since 1983 is.

Damn our fandom is so f*cked up. I honestly wouldnt be suprised if they turned down the franchise after Ep IX because of the trolling and hating in social media.

Nobody there would say these words they write there to KK if it was face to face. They would cheer at Celebration to her and the actors and bash them in the internet as faceless trolls...ridiculus.


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KyleKartanMG wrote:
Bandersnatch wrote:
Good to hear. Now I am finally looking forward to this.

And of course amongst all the good reviews, there has to be one proclaiming it to be the worst film evah! :lol:
http://www.worldofreel.com/2018/05/solo ... -ever.html


Also you should check out the comments where the trolls are congratulate themselves on knowing how bad everything since 1983 is.

Damn our fandom is so f*cked up. I honestly wouldnt be suprised if they turned down the franchise after Ep IX because of the trolling and hating in social media.

Nobody there would say these words they write there to KK if it was face to face. They would cheer at Celebration to her and the actors and bash them in the internet as faceless trolls...ridiculus.



The amount of profit LFL/Disney is making off these films, I don't think social media trolls are going to stop anything. I am a tad bit curious as to why the subject of the next film hasn't been officially announced.


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royalguard96 wrote:
KyleKartanMG wrote:
Bandersnatch wrote:
Good to hear. Now I am finally looking forward to this.

And of course amongst all the good reviews, there has to be one proclaiming it to be the worst film evah! :lol:
http://www.worldofreel.com/2018/05/solo ... -ever.html


Also you should check out the comments where the trolls are congratulate themselves on knowing how bad everything since 1983 is.

Damn our fandom is so f*cked up. I honestly wouldnt be suprised if they turned down the franchise after Ep IX because of the trolling and hating in social media.

Nobody there would say these words they write there to KK if it was face to face. They would cheer at Celebration to her and the actors and bash them in the internet as faceless trolls...ridiculus.



The amount of profit LFL/Disney is making off these films, I don't think social media trolls are going to stop anything. I am a tad bit curious as to why the subject of the next film hasn't been officially announced.


It’s because they’re still focusing on Solo, first.


Post Posted: May 23rd 2018 12:42 pm
 
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Just came from the theater. Meh.

It was full of action, it looked like Star Wars, sounded like Star Wars but Emilia and Alden just didn't fit in. Both were... not so great.

Lando and Chewie rocked this one. Awsome job from both of them.

I actually became annoyed from all that name dropping. Did it really need to have reference to every single Star Wars movie/game/book/whatever ever made?

It was an okay action movie but had so much more potential.


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That’s a shame... but better than The Last Jedi right (he said hopefully)?


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Saw midnight screening and loved it.

10/10.


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That’s a shame... but better than The Last Jedi right (he said hopefully)?

It was better than the sequels. I don't think it is possible to do movie worse than TLJ.


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Saw Solo and enjoyed it.

I went in with minimal expectations other than expecting a decent Star Wars flick.

The nods in dialogue to the PT were allusions rather than overt (about two specifics that i caught and they were obscure at that)

The opening sequence set the scene nicely ... speed and environment were expertly handled.

AE does a decent job of playing Solo, the same with DG. Playing the characters, not the actors.

EC certainly not as wooden as trailers/clips might have suggested.

The back story regarding criminal activity, is one of the most story rich details that deserves further exploration.

A decent dose of Noir to the SWG told with capable dexterity.


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The Kasdan's have delivered a very good and intermittently smart Star Wars tale. As I expected, the movie is a little too procedural when going through the Han Solo backstory checklist. Regardless, I'm glad that the film was made. Han Solo deserves his own movie - even if the film ultimately steps on the drama of Han seeming to abandon to Luke right before the the attack on the Death Star I. (Of course, he's going to show-up and blast the TIE's - he's a good guy.)

By design, the story rub shoulders with interesting characters and concepts. It's a good idea, but something seems off. Maybe, the movie should have picked one or two elements and taken a deep dive? Or, maybe the story should have been more linear with its momentum to make the ride a little more smoother? Or, maybe the approach is just right, and I'm subconsciously bitter over the fact that the Underworld scripts are sitting on ice in a Disney server. (Dammit, Disney.)

A few thoughts:

* Favreau's voice is distractedly Pre Vizsla's voice.
* Prior to viewing, I read bad things about Clarke's performance. She's solid in the film. So, what gives?
* Did Han's naming scene come from Lucas or the Kasdan's? Either way, it's a well played thought.
* I wish the Pykes spoke and behaved like their Clone Wars counter parts. I like grunting Star Wars aliens. But, it's the Pykes. Their sleaze has depth - use it.
* I really liked meeting Val and L3-37. And, then they were gone.
* I was surprised that movie went so heavy into Lando being a weasel and narcissist. On one level he is, but on another level he's not. I guess he doesn't mature until the end of Empire. Does that make sense?
* As I had read, Glover does a solid job of marrying his performance with his OT counterpart. Neither Ehrenreich nor Suotamo remind me of Ford or Mayhew. That's okay. They do a good job with the material.
* During the credits, I noticed that there were a number of special effects outsourced from ILM. Has this happened with other Disney Star Wars movies?
* The story group did a good job of sprinkling in nerdy Star War shout-outs. Who doesn't want Aurra Sing and Teräs Käsi name-dropped in the same live action movie?
* Han shoots first and it's sad.
* When you-know-who pop-ups of at the end, the inner nerd in me let out a slightly embarrassing lol snort. Immediately, I knew who it was and couldn't believe that he was being used in the film. For me, this a better moment than Vader's hallway slaughter in Rogue One. Thanks to Filoni, he's become one of the most wonderfully complicated and interesting Star Wars characters. So, why not add another curve-ball too his trajectory by including him here - even if his inclusion is only a on-the-nose underlining of the trope "a deal with the devil."
* Was there original music in the film? I only remember hearing a couple short cues from the original Star Wars. Oh wait, there was a couple seconds of choiral music during the train heist. Other than that, the rest of the movie was just sound effects and no music, right?
* I'm not sure what Ron Howard brought to this movie. Right now, I feel as though he was on autopilot with this project. Am I wrong?


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I thought it was great. A star wars movie for fans. I want to see it again, take my dad, take my kids... only saw TLJ one time and that was enough.


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E_CHU_TA! wrote:
Of course, [Han] is going to show-up and blast the TIE's - he's a good guy.
(...)
Favreau's voice is distractedly Pre Vizsla's voice.
(...)
I guess [Lando] doesn't mature until the end of Empire. Does that make sense?
(...)
Was there original music in the film? I only remember hearing a couple short cues from the original Star Wars.


I wouldn't agree Han ends up as a 100% good guy. Good guys don't shoot first and tend to lose innocence when betrayed. I think we'll see Han going along the cynical path in "Solo" sequels (which I suspect WILL happen rather soon).
Favreau's voice was distracting for more than one reason. Generally, in my opinion, English should be aliens' second language, heavily accented and so on.
Your Lando suggestion makes perfect sense. We were lucky to see (in 1980) the pivotal moment in life of this card-cheating, droid-loving, cape-obsessed gigolo ;) .
About the music - my thoughts exactly. And the particularly sad thing is that I could not tell what is that famous "Han theme" composed by Williams. Was it there at all? The music felt generic, except for these precious moments when it quoted the classic soundtrack. Perhaps it could be worse - after all it didn't work against the mood of scenes, didn't slow or ridicule the action and so on. But was it memorable? Hell no.

All in all, I liked "Solo" very much. I always considered "the mistical Force thing" to be essential part of Star Wars but this film proves I was wrong. It's pure fun, especially for nerdy fans ;) . "Fan service", by the way, in this case is not an insult.


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I wish TLJ had a tad more fan service. This movie reminded me of that.


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Went in with low expectations. That really helped it. Still an unneeded movie, but it was ok. I found it had a lot of cool references for more hardcore fans.

I like how they kinda made the Imperial March part of the imperial recruiting campaign. Neat touch. That's the most spoilery thing I'll say in this thread.


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For years, insiders have been effusive in their praise of Kasdans' Solo script. Although I've despised the idea of a Han Solo film from day one, it was this spark, and then the inspired hiring of Lord and Miller, that made me think this had a chance to maybe possibly work. When Howard took over I had the same "meh" response that most people did, but I hoped that the movie would at least be competently made despite the fact that Howard has been throwing stinker after stinker up on the screen over the last ten years (his Da Vinci trilogy is C-level shlock).

The trailers gave me a bit more hope - "I like this grungy Star Wars setting! A pristine-looking Falcon feels cool! Donald Glover looks like Lando! This feels like it's going to be one of those hot-rod racer cowboy movies!" Knowing that everybody expected this to be a giant clusterfuck because of the behind-the-scenes drama, I actually found myself rooting for it to be good (kind of like Ant Man) and be the surprise hit of the summer (if Star Wars could ever be a "surprise hit).

I have never been less excited to see a Star Wars movie, but I was interested to see if this one could defy the odds and deliver something magical. The mixed reactions further tempered my expectations, so I'd say this film had nowhere to go but up.

As a movie, it's a giant meh. A pedestrian film in every way, built off a surprisingly weak script.

As a Star Wars movie, it does not even come close to justifying it ever being produced. I'm not a reactionary "I'm done with Star Wars!" guy, so I'm not going get all dramatic about it, but this film is just not worthy of the brand. Even the prequels feel weightier and more cinematic.

I'll get into my extended thoughts when I can, but there's little for me to like, appreciate or even understand with Solo. There is literally zero character development in the entire film, and whatever arc Han has makes no sense in the context of his greater narrative.

I've been an ardent defender of Kathy Kennedy since day one, but after this one it's clear that she can't have creative control over Star Wars. Let her produce, let her run the business, but either promote Filoni or sign Feige once he's done his Marvel contract. I don't want to see more of these worthless spin offs that add nothing interesting to the canon and detract from what we love about these beloved characters.

This is the first time, even including the prequels, that I've felt like Star Wars is becoming a B-franchise. It makes Star Wars feel less special, less of an event. The quality of the film is below that benchmark.

I'll check back in later.


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I agree with a lot of the comments above. While the movie was much better than I thought it was going to be, and largely enjoyable, it was disposable and pedestrian.

AE was better than I thought he'd be. Waller Bridge is excellent as L3. Glover is good as Lando. The script from the Kasdans wasn't as strong as I expected (I thought that would be the strong point, if any, to the film), but it isn't terrible.

Ultimately, it's harmless fun and not the worst thing to come out of this Disney Star Wars era.


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Much in the way it happened with Lucas and the Prequels, I unfortunately think that there's been a mythology built-up around Kasdan's scripting ability that (between Solo and TFA) doesn't necessarily mesh with a mediocre reality.


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Much in the way it happened with Lucas and the Prequels, I unfortunately think that there's been a mythology built-up around Kasdan's scripting ability that (between Solo and TFA) doesn't necessarily mesh with a mediocre reality.


Kasdan was on fire in the early 80s, which coincides with his early 30s. Empire and Raiders are two of the greatest action/adventure screenplays of all time. Body Heat is a great noir. He had a couple of other decent movies in that timeframe. Sustaining that level would be damn near impossible. Since then, he's done very little of acclaim. Much like Lucas - and a lot of artists - he peaked. It happens. Pretty often, actually, especially in Hollywood.

That said, he's still a solid writer. The stories behind TFA & Solo are fine, and the dialogue is pretty decent. The execution, maybe less so.


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I was at a 2:30 p.m. Friday screening. The theater was packed. The laughs were plenty, and there was an audible reaction to the revelation close to the end. If you've seen the film, you know what I'm talking about, I won't spoil it here.

AE was totally believable as Han, and I did detect tangible character development in him. CoGro, you're this board's most thoughtful member, but I respectfully disagree with you on this particular point. Han, Qi'ra, Chewie and Beckett all ended the movie much different people than what they started as. My biggest disappointment with the ST thus far is the lack of character development in Rey, Finn, Poe and Kylo. Perhaps the detection of character development is a subjective one. But in my judgement, the 4 main characters of the ST have traversed painfully little ground over two films compared to similar character trajectories we saw from ANH to ESB, and from TPM to AOTC. The ST doesn't have the time span working for it the way the others did, but that time span was also a creative choice consciously made by LFL.

I felt like I witnessed Han go through developmental stages within one film. I bought his journey and took the journey with him.

I was grinning throughout far more of this film than TLJ, or any movie I've seen in quite a while. Lots of Raiders of the Lost Ark elements throughout the plot. They get into one mess, only to fall into another. It's an effective tool when properly used, and this was very well done. The cinematography was as good as I've ever seen it in a Star Wars film. The music was fast-paced and consistent with the action on screen. The TIE Fighter fight was splendid fun, and the score shined in this sequence.

The way the film ends leaves many, many threads open for future projects.

I also went in unsure where precisely this film was set in the overall timeline. The big reveal at the end answers this question definitively. There'a another, controversial take about Han that also gets definitively answered towards the end of the film.

It was great to see in-context references to elements from every era of the saga.

There was less Lando in this film than I'd have guessed, but it didn't leave me wanting more, either. He wasn't overrated or underrated, more like properly rated. The evolution of L3's character was also quite cleverly done.

My approach to Star Wars is probably unique. While I don't mind evaluating the films on a critical level, that is not how I view them at the first or 50th viewing. They are escapist, meaningful entertainment, something I have personally leaned upon in my life for decades. I also view these films as stories that have already happened, and we are being shown snippets of them every so often. I went from ages 10-26 with no Star Wars, and that time deepened my love and appreciation for what these films mean to me, something that has only been enhanced in the 7 films and 2 TV shows we've gotten since 1999. Here we sit, in May of 2018, having gotten 4 Star Wars films in 2 1/2 years. It will be 19 months before we get another. I, for one, feel incredibly fortunate to have this in my life.


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I just came back from seeing it, and this movie was a whole hell of a lot better than I expected. So much so, that I no longer remember what I expected.

There are only a couple of minor nit-picky elements that bugged me:
Having "Solo: A Star Wars Story" on the screen, in logo form, seemed a little silly. Why not just "Solo." No big deal, though.
Someone in my audience whispered, loudly, "I thought he was dead" in response to a certain holographic cameo near the end. Why not just make that the Emperor, instead of a character most of the general movie-going public don't know came back to life in an animated series?

Other than that, I thought this was great fun. It didn't strike me as "box-ticking" every time there was a reference to something of the past or a nod to the future. Ron Howard gets Star Wars, and it shows here. Yet the movie is also a bit darker and adult than I thought it would be. There may even be more profanity in Solo than there has been in any other SW movie.

I totally bought into the new actors as young Solo and Lando, and I really didn't expect to at all.

Overall, it was a fun ride but also basically just an expensive side bar to the main Star Wars saga, but I guess that's what these "Star Wars Stories" are meant to be.


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My impressions:

Just one viewing, the good, the bad, the ugly and my own 2 cents:


THE GOOD:

- Pacing - Well paced by a proven director - he did a good job, very fun, unpretentious. He should do the next two Solo films.
- I loved all the locations.
- Feed him to the beast - Chewie! - Liked that part.
- Woody was great.
- Lando was fantastic.
- This was fun, funny and unpretentious, the opposite of TLJ and to an extent R1.
- The Score – I loved the music, but did not get the whole Solo theme by JW.
- I like the crimson dawn cameo because I loved CW and Rebels.

- The story was good, expected more.


THE BAD:

- Dialogue - Since R1, the movies have too much dialogue - Lucas designed the films as silent movies, it’s noticeable they do not follow this structure (JJ gets this right too).

- Alien Continuity - Aliens look great but please pepper in more classic SW aliens here and there. It’s a major disconnect from continuity and it stands out.


THE UGLY:

- Editing - never liked the editing in RH films, cuts are jarring to me. On that note, all SW films should have wipe transitions as a standard.

- The orchestration of sound & music with the visuals - better, but still miss Ben Burt. R1, TLJ lacked it completely. This is the key to people watch these movies again & again, it’s operatic.

- Lando's Big-Butted droid. Annoying and unnecessary. Oh, and she's a sexbot too-wow! If we're supposed to ponder the meaning & complexity of a pansexual Lando then this franchise got bigger problems!

- These new movies feel like the cinematic version of the expanded universe. It’s still seems generic and forgetful. The prequels still had the resonance of the OT, CW did too.


My Own 2 Cents:

- How I felt after the credits rolled – meh, good! Didn’t leave pumped, audience did not either. I last left Pumped with TFA, cuz JJ gets it.

- My 13-year-old daughter’s reaction – just meh. She was most excited about the cameo because she loves CW and Rebels and knows the whole story.

- If they go this route with cameos, I pray they use Ahsoka for IX. Let her deal with Kylo instead of re-casting Leia. She was Anakin’s student and would be a nice touch to Anakin’s story with the trilogy films. Remember, this trilogy is really about Anakin’s legacy. Ahsoka is loved, unlike Holdo.

- Dave Filoni is still the best thing they got going for them.

- I’d dump the story group before KK. Let her be CEO and Filoni should be CCO.

- The story group people are out of touch, like college professors/SJ students who are using a soapbox to push other agendas (or it's possible it's coming from Disney, not them) – I feel RJ is in this camp too.

- The nature of The Star Wars Show really doesn’t help either as it's mostly an annoying advertisement/variety show. I miss Rick MaCullum’s brass tacks enthusiasm about filmmaking... period.

- JJ will turn things around with IX but he’s more Star Trek/save the whales/raging action than the fun, emotional charm & mythology of Filoni/Lucas - and the latter is never polarizing.

- I still think Rey is a Kenobi and the next SW story will deal with Kenobi. They better get it right.

- For goodness sake, please hire proven directors and pay the $$$ and don’t be so worried about control. I wanna see Joe Johnston, John Farvaru, Kenneth Branaugh, etc. I don't care if it's a woman, so long as she's good and she gets it. LF has probably spent more on the reshoots for these anthology movies than it would actually cost for these proven directors. Look up the quote by Ridley Scott on this issue – says alot.


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