Star Wars: Episode IX - The Rise of Skywalker

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  1. Autobot Burnout

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    Pandering, pure and simple.

    Not to mention the X-wing scene is dumb considering it was underwater for how long? And it just magically flies with little if any overall repair work?
     
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    Is someone out there buying multiples of this?o_O 
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    They need to keep it limited to 2 per customer in case the toilet paper keeps getting blown out. Always have a backup plan.
     
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    Man, this trilogy sucked.
     
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    Trilogy implies that there was some kind of overarching story happening throughout three movies. This is more like a series of movies with a bunch of stuff happening, and nobody is really sure why. With a bunch of characters who I still don't know anything about.

    It's a trilogy in name only.
     
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    Yeah... don’t want to give them too much credit.
     
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    I finally saw this movie tonight. I liked it just fine as a “popcorn flick” and enjoyed it more than the previous two. The best aspect for me was the action and some old familiar faces and machines. I expected some ridiculous stuff and a thin plot at least partially recycled from the OT from the get-go, so I just checked my logic at the door and set my expectations low. It is what it is.
     
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    And, that is what Star Wars has become. "Set your expectations to stun." LOL Which is really the only way to still enjoy it. Go into it with the lowest of the low expectations, and you should have fun with it.
     
  9. Chopperface

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    Huh. Are people actually wiping out stocks of movies? I guess it wouldn’t be surprising considering how batshit stupid people have been at the store for the last few weeks, but I haven’t been the movie section of a store for a while. If I’ve shopped it’s for food and essentials.
     
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    Maybe the employee putting up signs confused the movie with toilet paper.
     
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    the only difference would be toilet paper doesn't normally come already covered in shit
     
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    Ah the butthurt is still strong with ROS months later. What’s the Frozen song again?
     
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    shitty movie is shitty....months or years won't change that

    glad to see your mandate to constantly defend it is still strong months later...you want a link to that frozen song?
     
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    Yup.

    I just wish these films could be included in the Uwe Boll Collection.
     
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    funny, but I am legit curious. Wouldn’t surprise me like I said if dumbasses were buying up movies
     
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    I don’t consider it a mandate, it’s really a pleasure. I know toilet paper is in short supply but I have some Kleenex I can send you. It’s has lotion in it to, probably help with the chafing.
     
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    When the person who wrote the damn film comes out and says it was a shitshow, you really can't defend a film's quality.
     
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    I liked The Force Awakens enough, even if it is too derivative of the original Star Wars. I think The Last Jedi is not as good as critics thought, but not as bad as fans thought. That said, I thought Rise of Skywalker was by far the worst of any of the episodic Star Wars films (I haven't seen Solo, so I don't know if it's any good or not). It's not even close. I'd say I enjoyed it more than, say, Godzilla: King of the Monsters, but that's not saying much.

    I will give it points for the alien designs, visuals and color palette, and Babu Frik, and maybe the occasional scene here or there, but that's about it. And I do like that Palpatine still plays a role in the sequel trilogy's conclusion given his role in the first two trilogies...but the execution was so off and so out of left field, that I couldn't even enjoy that aspect.
     
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    You really think so, tho?
    Have you been on the internet?
     
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  20. optimusmegas

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    no i'm good. i have plenty of supplies. i appreciate the offer though
     
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