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Postby kuribo-04 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 11:34 am

View Original PostChuckman wrote:I predict that in this movie, the rebels will build their own Death Star to defeat the empire but the Empire will whip out a much larger Death Star that’s black, has three turbolasers not one, and has a cloaking device.


Several Resistance Death Stars entering the First Order Super Death Star to blow it up.

They're hinting Palpatine because they blew their wad on their previous "arch villain" figure in Snoke already.

Which shouldn't be a problem, because the way TLJ set it up Kylo was now the final boss, so to speak. Palpatine, unless they come up with something awesome, will be a distraction.
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Postby BlueBasilisk » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:03 pm

Snoke was a dud of a character, an off-brand Palpatine wrapped in a mystery box. Having him be a red herring that's offed by Ben was, imo, the smartest thing they could have done with him as he was. Kylo Ren doing what grampa Vader couldn't and claiming the big chair by offing his master was a refreshing direction and I hope they don't backpedal on it.
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Postby kuribo-04 » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:16 pm

Agree.
I mean I liked Snoke, how he looked and his presence in the scenes he was in. But he just wasn't a true character. And that is honestly no different from the Emperor in the OT.
Why people were so angry that he was killed I just don't understand.
Gotta love how he looks ridiculous after his death, with his tounge out and all, and what's left of his body falling over.
Man you can feel Johnson did that stuff on purpose and was having fun. That's what I liked, the film had personality.
IX looks (judging by the trailer they showed us) like it'll be "everything the fan community ever wanted", which would be a failed idea because there doesn't exist such a thing as a Star Wars movie every fan wants. Sure, you can please a majority (or rather attract it with clever marketing). But I'm not interested in that. And other Star Wars fans won't like what I like, etc.
VII was very enjoyable for its characters and for Han being Han, but that is not enough for a final installment.

It's like TLJ knew where the sequel would go:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fyIPvIjVMYo
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Postby ChaddyManPrime » Sat Apr 13, 2019 12:51 pm

Now I'm wondering if snoke really was palegis and Palpatine will be using kylo as a vessel.
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Postby El Squibbonator » Sat May 04, 2019 5:15 pm

Probably no to the first one (the writers have been notoriously coy about Snoke's backstory, and it's unlikely that they want to identify him with a pre-existing character), but the second is a possibility. We know Palpatine died in Episode VI, but there's nothing stopping him from "possessing" another character and using him to carry out his will from beyond the grave. And Kylo Ren would be the obvious candidate for that.
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Postby movieartman » Fri Aug 23, 2019 8:23 pm

The Mandalorian teaser - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=aOC8E8z_ifw

And a leak of the extended sneak peak from a few months back - https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=l0dhPm3vbyE

Loving everything about this.

Obi Wan Kenobi series is confirmed and will start shooting next year.

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Postby cyharding » Mon Aug 26, 2019 9:18 am

I'm just going to leave this here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1qZ6oLV3hg
And now I'm going to run as fast as I can.
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Postby movieartman » Mon Aug 26, 2019 11:20 am

View Original Postcyharding wrote:I'm just going to leave this here:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1qZ6oLV3hg
And now I'm going to run as fast as I can.

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But seriously, there is not a single chance on this earth they will make Rey go genuinely bad after they have made such efforts to present her as a inspiring feminist figure for little girls & female fans.

That leaves us with 3 options...

(1) This is a force vision of a potential future.

(2) Palpatine is possessing Rey.

(3 & my preferred theory) Rey's true origin is that she was created by Palpatine with cloning tech (perhaps a clone of Shmi Skywalker) and one of the clones was stolen and left on Jakku and another was raised to be Sith by Palpatine and good Rey + Kylo will have to team up to fight her.

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Postby pwhodges » Wed Aug 28, 2019 2:17 pm

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Postby FreakyFilmFan4ever » Wed Aug 28, 2019 4:47 pm

Dude, WTFs up with Darth Threicious?

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Postby Chuckman » Sat Aug 31, 2019 10:43 am

Someone already came up with this, but the title of the movie probably refers to Kylo.
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