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Star Wars Episode IX: The Rise of Skywalker

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Just now, saevel25 said:

Even though they say in a Galaxy far far away, they never claim that it's in our universe. It could be an entire different universe just in that universes galaxy far far away 😛 

A universe where I am the GOAT golfer and Tiger is a 13 Handicap!

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3 hours ago, saevel25 said:

I feel like the love for Star Wars rose out of this nostalgia that wasn’t really backed by an overly consistent product. 

I agree.   I watched it this morning and meh....It wasn't as terrible as the critics are making it out to be.   It wasn't great but wasn't terrible either.  I'd give it a par.

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1 hour ago, dennyjones said:

I agree.   I watched it this morning and meh....It wasn't as terrible as the critics are making it out to be.   It wasn't great but wasn't terrible either.  I'd give it a par.

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Time! 
 

that is what Star Wars is. As in Time will tell how the entire Skywalker Saga will be perceived. Hopefully this ends this part of Star Wars and Disney will move onto different stories and Characters. 
 

In will see Ep9 tonight and revisit in ite entirety once they are all on Disney Plus to stream. 1-9. 

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Sorry, just got back from ep 9. That is all I could conjure up. It was bad. Too many spoilers to go into just how off the rails poorly done this movie was and the trilogy as a whole. 
 

 

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On 12/20/2019 at 7:06 AM, iacas said:

Gruber liked it.

Up to 86% on RT for audience.

I’m interested in what Siracusa has to say about it. Don’t see anything in his podcasts yet. The Incomparable is the only one I checked though. 

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If you have seen the 1st 8 episodes you should see the last. I cannot give it my recommendation other than you should see it to decide for yourself and finish the story. 

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On 12/20/2019 at 7:06 AM, iacas said:

Gruber liked it.Up to 86% on RT for audience.

Interesting.  This is the opposite of Last Jedi.  I think with Star Wars, I value the audience response over the critics.

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The more you think about it, the more it seems this new trilogy was lost in between my generation and the new generation. They just were not real sure who they were making them for. The outcome of all 3 is apparent. 

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Trying to do too much is not the worse crime a movie can make, but this movie actually makes the rest of the trilogy worse.   

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I have been very disappointed with Star Wars series.  The one I liked the best in terms of the story line is the Empire Strikes Back.  The three prequels were horrible.  Jar-Jar Binks? Seriously?  That was nothing but merchandise tie-in character.  The last two were meh. 

I liked Rogue.  It's probably my second most liked Star Wars story. 

Didn't watch Solo at all - not even on iTunes.

I think I will rent the Rise of Skywalker when it comes out on iTunes.

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23 minutes ago, iacas said:

I liked Solo.

Was it more like Rogue in terms of being able to stand on its own story?

If so, I may have to watch it.

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Solo was good. 

Just finished watching Episode IX, and I give it a 15-ft putt for birdie. The first half of the movie felt rushed, but the back end was really good. 

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I took my kids to see if today and overall feel better about it.   I disagree with some of the undoing they did from 7 and 8, however seeing it a second time allowed me to stop trying to keep up and feel the proper emotional beats.   They did do way too many callbacks, and Easter eggs and the movie is overloaded.   Some characters are just wasted.  They needed more cohesion between Rian Johnson’s movie.   
 

it has its issues, more so than the prior 2 films (7 and 8).
 

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