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Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby Boycs » Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:36 am

Anyone seen the new SW movie? I've been sceptical, but did not expect to read the following in the BBC review today.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/entertainment-arts-35109900

"Adults will be floored by tearful nostalgia because this is a classic."

Harrison Ford is "terrific", he says, giving pilot Han Solo "a sardonic, rough-chinned world-weariness that's perhaps not entirely acting".

went on to describe Abrams as "a better action director" than Star Wars creator George Lucas

"All I can say is The Force Awakens evokes magical memories of 1977's Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, with plenty of humour, action, drama and heart."

"Star Wars: The Force Awakens is actually probably objectively the best Star Wars yet, and would be held up as untouchable had it come first."


The New York Times was a bit calmer, but still very positive about the movie.

"Despite the pre-release hype, it won't save the world, not even Hollywood, but it seamlessly balances cosy favourites - Harrison Ford, ladies and gentlemen - and new kinetic wows along with some of the niceties that went missing as the series grew into a phenomenon, most crucially a scale and a sensibility that is rooted in the human."

While Total Film's Jamie Graham said: "If Episode VII is almost too slavishly reverential, its every sub-plot mirroring or reversing those that have gone before, and its nods and winks so plentiful as to border on the distracting, it is better this than to repeat [George] Lucas's prequel mistakes.
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Re: Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby Boycs » Wed Dec 16, 2015 10:39 am

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The new chick reminds me of Jorja Fox

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Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby Going South » Wed Dec 16, 2015 1:04 pm

Some Folks say it's a feminist girl power movie ? I want to see new R2D2 aka BB8

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Re: Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby Boycs » Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:24 pm

I saw on a trailer a cool looking robot that rolled around. I want one

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Postby Going South » Wed Dec 16, 2015 2:58 pm

That's BB8 a real tech not fake CGI.

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Re: Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby Going South » Wed Dec 23, 2015 6:08 am

Saw it in 3D. Overall I liked it. But for entire length of movie I was under impression of something great is going to happen in the end with Jedi magic & Luke sky walker would come any minute but ended as dud. Harrison ford is too old to act and it's not great to see this grandpa struggle to act & puzzled by his death scene when he "acts" for full 5 minutes when a light saber is sent thru his stomach, so unreal for any grandpa survive that long instead of instant death.

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Re: Star Wars The Force Does Something

Postby TedWard » Wed Dec 23, 2015 8:06 am

Saw it yesterday - twas nice, fun. Has some very cool moments. Basically just a remake of ep. 4 though.