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Bob Iger confirms that first post-IX Star Wars film will be from D&D

Oct 26, 2017
14,278
I think D&D will surprise people.

It's not like the series is known for its writing, guys lol.

I honestly think D&D are better than SWs since they've focused on more nuanced and layered fiction.
 
Oct 27, 2017
643
Why, without fail, the hyperbole in every single Star Wars thread?

No, the prequels never killed Star Wars. Rian Johnson never killed Star Wars. He made a movie you didn't like. Get the fuck over it and move on.

And, guess what, if D&D make shitty movies, that won't kill it either.

The franchise might be dead to you, but it's alive and well to millions around the world.
 
Oct 25, 2017
9,302
NYC
The franchise might be dead to you, but it's alive and well to millions around the world.
except China i think

Sometimes I don't think ResetEra realizes how insanely out of touch and out of step with reality they are. Both GoT and The Last Jedi are extremely popular pieces of entertainment.
i don't think anyone is arguing that they are not super popular - similar to the kardashians and bayformers movies
 
Oct 28, 2017
6,851
Sometimes I don't think ResetEra realizes how insanely out of touch and out of step with reality they are. Both GoT and The Last Jedi are extremely popular pieces of entertainment.
Your the one who is out of touch.

My YouTube feed for Game of Thrones these last 2 weeks have been negative unlike the positivity from previous seasons. Learn to read the room. Just do Google searches for game of thrones while filtering by date into one week chunks and you'll understand that this isn't a restera issue.
 
Oct 25, 2017
10,142
Ann Arbor, MI
Your the one who is out of touch.

My YouTube feed for Game of Thrones these last 2 weeks have been negative unlike the positivity from previous seasons. Learn to read the room. Just do Google searches for game of thrones while filtering by date into one week chunks and you'll understand that this isn't a restera issue.
The fact you said “my youtube feed” defeats your entire argument.

There is nothing more out of touch than youtube movie/tv talking heads.

If you go by YouTube you’d think marvel fans didn’t like Captain Marvel or Brie Larson.

Youtube is a massively out of touch hellhole.
 
Feb 13, 2018
1,766
Japan
On a more general level, it boils down to this: different people like different things. Sometimes part of a movie might not click for a person. I think that’s fine. For example, Citizen Kane is an excellent movie, considered to be one of the best of all time. It was revolutionary and pioneered a number of things that became standard in the film industry while telling a solid, well written story. Despite all that, I really don’t enjoy it much.
Likewise, I adore the movie King Pow. It got pretty bad reviews and if you analyze it from a critical point of view, it doesn’t exactly hold up as a quality piece of cinema. That doesn’t change the fact that the humor really resonated with me and I’ve watched it a billion times.
Neither of those opinions are wrong.

To be more specific to The Last Jedi, there are scenes that just aren’t entertaining for a lot of people. Someone can pay perfect attention to the Canto Bight sequence and still feel like it dragged on. They can pay attention to the subplot with General Holdo and still feel like it was contrived, or that she felt more like an obstacle than a character. Someone can feel like the pacing of the movie’s last third wasn’t as tight as the proceeding parts, or that Leia footing through space was dumb, or that Snoke should have gotten more exposition, etc. And that’s ok. Those things aren’t necessarily the same as misreading scenes or being mad that their fanon isn’t correct.

Obviously there are many people who hate it for the reasons you said, a ton of whom I’ve seen posting in threads about it here. I’m not saying your post was ENTIRELY wrong. But dismissing all criticism or negative opinions as being one of those extremes is disingenuous and only aids the popular narrative that people who like TLJ are stuck up and militant about their opinions.
 
Oct 25, 2017
5,730
Texas
The fact you said “my youtube feed” defeats your entire argument.

There is nothing more out of touch than youtube movie/tv talking heads.

If you go by YouTube you’d think marvel fans didn’t like Captain Marvel or Brie Larson.

Youtube is a massively out of touch hellhole.
May I also point you to conversations with my parents, coworkers, and friends (obviously anecdotal lol, but talk to a couple of real people and you'll likely find some people that don't like this season), along with both users and critics on Rotten Tomatoes, IMDB, Twitter as a whole, imgur, Reddit, Kotaku, Polygon, this site, and myriad others? There are many avenues for you to see that it's not just YouTube that is down on this fucking terrible season.
 
Oct 26, 2017
4,068
hell
No but the reasons they dislike it are either that or head cannon issues
I hate TLJ and I dont believe it is due to head cannon or me being alt right. Canto Bight is prequel levels bad. I thought the space Leia stuff was dumb. The low speed chase and the whole plot around it was dumb, Luke sensing darkness in Ben Solo and deciding to kill him in his sleep was insanely stupid. Hell right up until the end of RTJ Luke was still trying to save Vader and bring him back to the light. That is Luke's MO in the OT movies, it is crazy to me that he would try to kill Han and Leia's kid. I also liked Finn the most of the new characters in TFA and I felt like he didnt get to do a lot in TLJ. I think that there are plenty of reasons to dislike TLJ that have nothing to do with the reasons that you listed.
 
Oct 30, 2017
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I can't believe this is still a talking point after The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, which worked in tandem to undermine and destroy the mythology and characterization in the OT.
The alt-right has a propaganda machine embedded in a ton of YouTube channels and people that are *very online* believe that what comes up in their YT feed reflects actual public opinion.
 
Most conflict in the movie is caused by characters' illogical or dumb actions, who are then repeatedly saved by plot armor. The First Order can't catch up the the Raddus when lightspeed exists, and aren't surrounding it with smaller ships to prevent escape. The entire reason the resistance gets wiped out is because Holdo gives no one hope even while advocating the value of hope, etc.

You haven't been around for the previous thousand Last Jedi threads?
 
May 11, 2018
5,288
UK
Most conflict in the movie is caused by characters' illogical or dumb actions, who are then repeatedly saved by plot armor. The First Order can't catch up the the Raddus when lightspeed exists, and aren't surrounding it with smaller ships to prevent escape. The entire reason the resistance gets wiped out is because Holdo gives no one hope even while advocating the value of hope, etc.

You haven't been around for the previous thousand Last Jedi threads?
I have I don't think any of those are reasons I would see as an issue.
You could say things about any film that you could name that become plot armour issues or plot issues due to making a film happen.
If the first order could catch them in 2 mins then the film would be a lot shorter for example.
It's a wagon train chase movie kind of thing.
 
May 11, 2018
5,288
UK
I can't believe this is still a talking point after The Phantom Menace, Attack of the Clones and Revenge of the Sith, which worked in tandem to undermine and destroy the mythology and characterization in the OT.
A man directed them with Male leads, that's enough for some of them (plus growing up with those movies) helped with that.
I was 19 and I dug menace in the cinema, it was neat, then Clone I saw at midnight and boy did it have issues, with was a masterpiece compared.
But I was old enough to know better and with the ST having a Black Male and white female lead people got offended.
Didn't bother me, and I cannot understand why it did them
 
Oct 25, 2017
7,570
Canada
Dark knight rises literally goes from full daylight to pitch black night in the time it takes to drive through a tunnel. If that shit happened on game of thrones we would have a 20 page thread about it and the cinematographer would have to issue a statement.
Game of thrones had an episode where people literally couldn't see shit and then the people behind it blamed the viewers instead of their shit lighting.