STAR WARS - General Topic Discussion

Discussion in 'Movies and Television' started by DarkEnergon22, Jan 21, 2018.

  1. DarkEnergon22

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    Mod Edit:

    Alright, this is now the General Star Wars thread. Anything that doesn't apply to the other movie threads should go here (but I aint gonna bother moving them if they get posted in the wrong place).

    Consider this the SW Story-driven Media thread -- Movies, Cartoons, Shows, and Books & Comics. You can discuss story elements of SW video games here, but actual SW video game news should go in the Video Games and Technology forum. Likewise, any SW toys news should go here: Star Wars Figures/Toys

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    Is Rose the worst Star Wars character of all time?

    Beating out Jar Jar Binks after 18 years?

    I'm inclined to say yes.

    She got everyone killed. Jar Jar even managed to save The Gungans from the droid army.

    The horses she set free will get captured in a week. The rich people of Canto Bight will exploit cheap labor to fix their Casino she wrecked.
     
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    Obviously not.
     
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    Nope. I actually liked her in the movie.

    How?
     
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    I never cared for anyone in the New Resistance order, too much infighting.

    But I don't think Rose is the worst character, she had enough characterization to get by.
     
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    JarJar Rose is right up there among the worse characters.
    She wasn’t as annoying as JarJar tho.
    That said JarJar is clumsy for comedic effect while Rose’s priorities just don’t sync. So she’s more dangerous to the rebels.

    Now- is Holdo worse than the other 2?
     
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    One of the best characters in the movie. The horse thing was beyond stupid, though. No argument there.
     
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    Sorry Jar Jar still holds that trophy[​IMG]
     
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    No, but she's probably one of the worst of the new trilogy.

    Also requisite "are we really still talking about TLJ?" comment.
     
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    Jar jar gave the emperor the vote he needed to take over and lead to who knows how many died. Death star killed a whole planet alone. He has a much bigger death count. With that said I was never annoyed by jar jar. I grew up in the 80s with sidekicks like snarf from thundercats and t-bob from mask. I was used to annoying kid sidekicks.
     
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    No, that's still Boba Fett, for being completely useless.
     
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    I'm pretty sure Captain Phasma might take the cake if we're going by completely useless.
     
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    Rose wasn't a perfect character, but she certainly wasn't the worst of all time. Not even close.
     
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    If we were going by failures then you'd have to say the Jedi since their string of failures resulted in the fall that would leave so many either killed or enslaved by the Empire. You also can't blame the other characters getting killed on Rose alone. Without Finn and Poe all Rose would be doing is stopping people from using the escape pods that would need to hold more than just one person per pod. I find it just a bit odd that people want to rip into the mistakes of Rose but the mistakes of Finn, Poe, or BB-8 are somehow no issue at all. It's not always easy to know if people have a legitimate problem with the character or if it's part of this weird thing some people have against women in Star Wars.

    I didn't find Rose annoying. I found the character to be likeable. So far everything single thing I've seen or heard would indicate that Kelly Marie Tran is a really nice fun person who is nice to the fans. I have zero reasons to dislike the character because the issues the film has are way bigger rookie Rose with her heart on her sleeve makes mistakes because she doesn't know just how cruel the universe can be. The new person that messes up to add to the drama is a common theme in war movies.
     
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    There are SO many worse star wars characters it's not even funny
     
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    How many threads are you going to start on this?

    Star Wars - Are the prequels better than the Disney films?

    How many Star Wars threads do we need complaining about Star Wars outside of the Star Wars thread? Star Wars! This is a Transformers board, we have enough complaint threads with our own brand!
     
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    No, but I do think she was wasted in TLJ with the Canto Bight nonsense. I’m hoping IX will give her something far more interesting to do.

    Yeah, stupid. It was worth it to them to save a few space horses, but leave the actual slave people as they were? Wow, I mean, I usually prefer animals to people too, but that’s fucked up, man.
     
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    I'm no Fett fanboy, and I would agree he is completely useless in Return of the Jedi but he has a critical role in Empire.
     
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    This.
    Fett squeaks our past Phasma as far as being a critical character.

    And the Slave-1 is a bad assed ship.
     
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    Don’t forget about stopping Finn from killing himself by almost killing the both of them so that the 1st Order can use the mini Death Star battering ram (the face palms in this movie never cease) to open the base wide open and allow the 1st Order to slaughter the few remaining rebels.

    Because Rose.
     
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    Heh, didn’t forget — I literally just posted about that in the main thread:
    Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi
     
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