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Star Wars VIII
sorry.... i did NOT like this movie. boring and silly

example of silly....
at the beginning of the movie... both sides are in battle in space... NO Gravity.. NO up or down...
1. ships that are shot.. they fall downwards????????????
2. Bombers ... that DROP down bombs????????

rate this movie ... 5 stars.. out of 10
 
#2 dan330, Dec 20, 2017
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#3 psionandy, Dec 20, 2017
They've never been strong on the reality of spaceflight. Never mind all the sounds you can hear, the ships have always banked like aircraft when they turn, despite there being no aerodynamic lift involved. And actually they had TIE Bombers in The Empire Strikes Back (bombing an asteroid that the Falcon was hiding in, when a rock that size would have produced a negligible gravitational pull).

And of course if you really tried to build a laser sword...
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#4 Hadron, Dec 20, 2017
I'm not so far down the rabbit hole as to get on the "have it expunged from the record" bandwagon, but I didn't care for it. Good movie. Bad Star Wars movie.
 
#5 shalemail, Dec 20, 2017
Still looking forward to seeing it
 
#6 mlrz24, Dec 21, 2017

If you're a fan of the franchise I highly recommend you do. Like I said, it wasn't what I was looking for but I learned a long time ago that people like what people like. There are some EPIC Star Wars moments that I'm glad I saw, glad I didn't miss. But there are beats that just don't work for me. I have heard a lot of people that LOVE it. So you may be one on that side of the fence.


Either way, like I said before ... it's a very good movie. Just not what I wanted for an Episode 8. JMHO.
 
#7 shalemail, Dec 21, 2017
You'll all be thrilled with Star Wars IX, The Search for More Money. ;)
 
#8 lunatic59, Dec 21, 2017
Jumanji was way way better!!!!
9 start out of 10
 
#9 dan330, Dec 21, 2017
It was only on for five days here last week, and the Saturday evening we went was only about 10 people in.

I think Paddington II did better than Star Wars VIII here. Seems like China's opinion of it is, meh!...want more Marvel superhero or Transformers movies.
 
#10 mikedt, Jan 13, 2018 Last edited: Jan 13, 2018
Watch it plummet downwards hahaaa :)
its somewhere in the air somewhat, hahaaa

Watch Luke doge a lightsaber like Neo.
 
#11 Milo Willamson, Jan 13, 2018
I sense a division in the force.
 
#12 dontpanicbobby, Jan 13, 2018
I sense that the Walt Disney Company has worn the force out.
 
#13 mikedt, Jan 13, 2018
Not yet @mikedt
There's at least one good movie left.
 
#14 dontpanicbobby, Jan 13, 2018
In the end it was a complete flop in China.
https://www.express.co.uk/entertain...r-Wars-Last-Jedi-flop-China-box-office-pulled
Star Wars Last Jedi is a FLOP in China: ‘It’s been completely PULLED from cinemas already’

Hopefully they can do better next time.

Although I think the PRC never really took much to Star Wars anyway was because of....
Jar Jar Binks.jpg

The first Star Wars movie that was really allowed here was The Phantom Menace in 2001.
 
#15 mikedt, Jan 20, 2018 at 5:05 AM
Wow. I think it is a safe bet that had episode one (Phantom Menace) actually been the first Star Wars movie, none of the others would have been made. Ugh.
 
#16 rootabaga, Jan 20, 2018 at 11:16 AM