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Postby Brian707 » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:10 pm

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Postby OleMissCub » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:14 pm

McCartney better have a team of doctors with him 24/7 until the clock strikes zero on the 1st of January.
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Postby Old Style » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:15 pm

Not Leia!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :banghead:
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Postby Tim » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:25 pm

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Postby David » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:36 pm

OleMissCub wrote:McCartney better have a team of doctors with him 24/7 until the clock strikes zero on the 1st of January.


did you just steal umfan's line from less than 48 hrs ago?
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Postby Old Style » Tue Dec 27, 2016 6:38 pm

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OleMissCub wrote:McCartney better have a team of doctors with him 24/7 until the clock strikes zero on the 1st of January.


did you just steal umfan's line from less than 48 hrs ago?

Yes! Ha ha.

From the George Michael thread:
UMFan83 wrote:6 more days McCartney. Have a medic standing by 24-7 or something
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Postby OleMissCub » Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:06 pm

David wrote:
OleMissCub wrote:McCartney better have a team of doctors with him 24/7 until the clock strikes zero on the 1st of January.


did you just steal umfan's line from less than 48 hrs ago?


hah, I guess I did. Wasn't sure where I heard it but I loved it.
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Postby Irrelevant Dude » Tue Dec 27, 2016 7:56 pm

Is it too soon to wonder if, and how, this messes up the story for the upcoming movies?

I know Episode VIII has already been filmed, but presumably Leia would have played a somewhat large role in Episode IX as well.

I wonder if they will figure out a way to write her out at the end of Episode VIII, or if that will be addressed in Episode IX.
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Postby Derwood » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:21 pm

They could write her out in the opening of IX and use the Rogue One style CGI for one scene maybe
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Postby Irrelevant Dude » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:26 pm

Derwood wrote:They could write her out in the opening of IX and use the Rogue One style CGI for one scene maybe

I have seen it suggested that the opening crawl of Episode IX could announce her death and then the movie opens with her funeral, which seems like as good a way to handle it as any and the funeral could serve as a tribute to her.
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Postby TBS Playoffs Insider » Tue Dec 27, 2016 8:32 pm

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Derwood wrote:They could write her out in the opening of IX and use the Rogue One style CGI for one scene maybe

I have seen it suggested that the opening crawl of Episode IX could announce her death and then the movie opens with her funeral, which seems like as good a way to handle it as any and the funeral could serve as a tribute to her.


that would work perfectly
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Postby wvcbxl » Tue Dec 27, 2016 9:32 pm

Brian707 wrote:4 more days left in this year


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George Michael, Carrie Fisher, Vera Rubin and Richard Adams, all gone in the last couple of days. :(
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Postby Derwood » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:19 pm

Irrelevant Dude wrote:
Derwood wrote:They could write her out in the opening of IX and use the Rogue One style CGI for one scene maybe

I have seen it suggested that the opening crawl of Episode IX could announce her death and then the movie opens with her funeral, which seems like as good a way to handle it as any and the funeral could serve as a tribute to her.


I like it. I mean I wish it didn't have to happen, but this would be a very thoughtful way to handle it
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Postby Stannis » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:41 pm

"Leia wasn't really a Princess, but more of an orphan, owned by Bail Organa.

Her turbulent marriage to Han Solo produced a bloodthirsty young son, who killed Han himself, up close and personal. The confused and frightened young man became a dark jedi after the moronic bungling of his training by Leia's hobbit-like brother, Luke. Luke cannot be blamed however, since Jedis are usually quite inept at training apprentices and he was just following in his master's footsteps. Ben, the terrible young dark jedi I was discusding just before, ordered the holocaust of an entire village in a movie kids were allowed to go see, and he was complicit in the destruction of like 20 planets by a thing that was kind of like the Death Star.

In summation, Leia was not really a Princess, but an orphan owned by Bail Organa and we can all look back and remember her as the mostly naked sex slave of Jabba the Hutt. Amen and Ave Maria."
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Postby Stannis » Tue Dec 27, 2016 10:48 pm

"Also, she watched the destruction of her home planet and she didn't seem too broken up about it. I mean her reaction was initially ok, but she kind of forgot about it by the end of the movie."
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Postby Stannis » Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:06 pm



Can you add "literally every other thing is much, much worse" to your sig, plz? I mean, just to make it completely factual.
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Postby CubinNY » Tue Dec 27, 2016 11:17 pm

Brandon McCarthy had a great tweet about her passing.
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Postby FlyTheW » Wed Dec 28, 2016 6:46 am

CubinNY wrote:Brandon McCarthy had a great tweet about her passing.

If by great you mean horrendous
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Postby Banedon » Wed Dec 28, 2016 2:24 pm

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OleMissCub wrote:I saw a review where a guy mentioned a complaint about the film that I think I definitely agree with. Basically he said that including Tarkin was a mistake. The Tarkin CGI, while interesting, was distracting. I don't really remember anything he said in those scenes because I was focused on the CGI. Tarkin's CGI falls in the uncanny valley IMO. The reviewer suggested that all of that could have easily been avoided by just giving Tarkin's role to Vader. By doing that it would have removed the awkwardness of Tarkin's scenes and given us a little more Vader, but not too much. Also it would have been cool to see Vader in more of a puppet master role. I also feel like we really didn't need to see Leia's face because that CGI was wonky with her as well. Even her face in side profile CGI would have been fine, but when she faced the camera and talked it definitely looked wonky.


I disagree with all of that.

Tarkin was a largely political figure, which Vader is not. Vader doesn't need to steal "credit" for the Death Star. The whole point of having Tarkin in there was to steal the Death Star from Krennic and explain why he was in charge of the Death Star in ANH. Vader substituting for that wouldn't have made sense.

And Leia was on screen for like 2 seconds. She was delivered for sheer shock and nostalgia, and looked just fine. Certainly there was no "distraction" from the overall plot for the final second of the film.


http://io9.gizmodo.com/lucasfilm-finall ... 1790517169

Almost two weeks since the release of the latest Star Wars film, Rogue One, but much of the talk surrounding the movie is about characters from 40 years ago. Now, in an interview with The New York Times, several of Rogue One’s most prominent contributors have given their accounts of the film’s controversial decisions.
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Postby bukie » Wed Dec 28, 2016 3:01 pm

So I saw Rogue One again last night and
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holy horsefeathers the last scene with Leia ruined me. I was fine most of the day yesterday, but didn't even consider that scene until it popped up on screen and it hits a completely different note now and might just do that from now on.
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Postby UMFan83 » Thu Dec 29, 2016 1:42 am

So umm Debbie Reynolds died one day after her daughter (Carrie Fisher). Weird she was just tweeting about Fishers condition 2 days ago.
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Postby Banedon » Thu Jan 05, 2017 3:47 pm

What a mess...

http://io9.gizmodo.com/princess-leia-wa ... 1790796565

I think I agree with the commenter that suggests they recast.
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