The Rise of Skywalker Review Thread: The Sheev Saga Comes to a Close [No Spoilers] (Rottenwatch: 55%; 10% below AOTC) [SEE STAFF POST]

kvetcha

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Oct 27, 2017
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Also a reminder that Pokemon had a lot of negativity around it too before launch but most of it evaporated when people actually got thier hands on it and got...Pokemon. Sometimes 'official' critical scores don't matter much.
Pokemon received largely positive reviews and is selling like wildfire, indicating both critical and popular approval.
 

DixieDean82

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Oct 27, 2017
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If that was the case the TFA wouldn't have gotten the scores it did.

That film is a 65% at best but critics fell for the hype hard. Thankfully people will go back and retroactively realize what a mediocre film it was after this.

The real answer is that Marvel films are actually GOOD
Did they fall for the TLJ hype as well? Or were they being genuine there?
 

KingSnake

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Oct 25, 2017
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For people who were wondering why TFA wasn't criticised in the same way as this movie, at least TFA was a decent movie with a decent plot and good character building.
 

cognizant

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Dec 19, 2017
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This Jeremy Jahns review is pretty good. He's not a neo nazi, animal abuser or anything right? Can I watch his channel without inevitably becoming disappointed by the host? The guy wrapped up his non-spoiler feelings pretty well.
 

Betty

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Oct 25, 2017
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It's not going to prop up the movie by any means, but I really enjoy dooku feeling out obi-wan. I really appreciate that his line of thinking mirrors that of Anakin and even Kylo. Typically the middle of a trilogy should be a loss or setback for the good guys, I appreciate that the Jedi losses in Attack of the Clones aren't entirely obvious.
Yeah, all the ingredients were there, under a better director the prequels could’ve been special.
 

PlanetSmasher

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It's really hard to imagine that he would want to outline where he thought his ideas were heading? Enough to write short outlines of the plan?
People complain all the time about his mystery boxes, but now you're saying that it's unbelievable to imagine he would have written up explanatory outlines of what those mystery boxes would end up as? Your argument is that he would have refused to comment on the future movies that he was literally setting up with his film?
I don't think he set up solutions to those mystery boxes because those questions were never going to be answered in his movie. Unless the argument is that he was so arrogant that he plotted out an entire trilogy he was only writing the prologue of so that he could whine about the fact other writers didn't use his ideas?
 

LukarWuff

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Oct 27, 2017
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This Jeremy Jahns review is pretty good. He's not a neo nazi, animal abuser or anything right? Can I watch his channel without inevitably becoming disappointed by the host? The guy wrapped up his non-spoiler feelings pretty well.
Been watching his videos for a few years now. He seems like a good guy, I enjoy his reviews.
 

Madao

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Oct 26, 2017
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i liked the prequels, warts and all.

i also liked both TFA and TLJ even though they had a few things i found weird.

i wonder how it will go for me. got my ticket preordered days ago and the movie coming up in 7 hours.
 

UnknownSpirit

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Oct 25, 2017
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I am still excited to see this tomorrow, even if my expectations are tempered.


Then again, I really love the First Transformers film, so maybe this thing is right in my wheel house.
 
Nov 13, 2017
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This Jeremy Jahns review is pretty good. He's not a neo nazi, animal abuser or anything right? Can I watch his channel without inevitably becoming disappointed by the host? The guy wrapped up his non-spoiler feelings pretty well.
He's problematic and annoyinig. Also his critiques have like...zero substance. Chris Stuckman does a better job.
 

KingSnake

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Oct 25, 2017
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WTF, I read one of the spoilers.
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Yes and that's not even the most ridiculous thing in the movie. It also kind of conflicts with the end scene which would have worked better with the previous assumption. The whole plot is like taken from headcannon posts on Reddit.
 
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