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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #225 on: 11 May, 2018, 02:11:55 pm »
If someone says "the best Star Wars yet!" you know we're in trouble.

The real danger is when Spielberg, Scorsese and the ghost of Kubrick come out of an advance showing talking about unprecedented vision, envelope pushing and expanding digital frontiers.  Then yousa knowin weesa in big doo-doo.

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #226 on: 11 May, 2018, 04:52:29 pm »

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #227 on: 13 May, 2018, 11:40:21 pm »
So this is new ground: a current SW actor simultaneously puts out what has to be one of the most stunning music videos of recent years in Glover's This Is America.  It's not exactly What Do You Get A Wookiee For Christmas (When He Already Has A Comb) either - I wonder what Disney makes of it?

Seems like the kind of thing you do after the film's safely in the can* and your handsome face is all over the posters:

https://youtu.be/VYOjWnS4cMY


* Disney have seen Atlanta, so they knew what they were getting. Plus, like everything else the talented wee sod's ever done, the video's been universally well received


As if by magic, BBC Two are showing Atlanta from the start. It's really good; like Minder or Only Fools with a wee bit of Spaced or Father Ted:

https://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b0b3q4bk



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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #228 on: 24 May, 2018, 08:40:58 am »
Watched Solo last night, enjoyed it, was better than I expected. Not as good as Rogue One but a 100 times better than The Last Jedi  ;)

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #229 on: 24 May, 2018, 01:18:21 pm »
4 hours to go for me.......I'm expecting entertaining, average but comfortable.

That would be fine by me as I need something to help me forget that abomination last December.

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #230 on: 24 May, 2018, 07:40:54 pm »
For me it was a rollicking good space adventure, hitting a lot of beats I expected and some I didn't. Crowd-pleasing more than The Last Jedi (which I was a fan of) but not as much as The Force Awakens. Liked it a lot.

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #231 on: 24 May, 2018, 09:39:32 pm »
Yeah, I really enjoyed it. Finally walked out of a modern star wars film with a smile on my face. Hope the last jedi backlash and this boycott nonsense that's floating around doesn't damage it's box office too much, I want the sequel. The cast here were great, and he's a solid han solo.

I actually had FUN. Thank god.
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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #232 on: 24 May, 2018, 11:23:49 pm »
I'm afraid I found it clunkingly underwhelming.  :(

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #233 on: 25 May, 2018, 08:33:43 pm »
Decent movie with great value for Expanded Universe. So, it's actually more than I expected.
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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #234 on: 25 May, 2018, 09:44:29 pm »
Some are claiming it's the best Star Wars movie since The Last Jedi.

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #235 on: 25 May, 2018, 10:20:03 pm »
Some are claiming it's the best Star Wars movie since The Last Jedi.

I prefer pretending THAT film doesn't exist.....

At this point, it's my favourite non-Lucas Star Wars, though I can appreciate that's perhaps feint praise.

I didn't walk out of the cinema feeling more miserable than when I walked in......that's new for me and Disney Star Wars. I walked out smiling.
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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #236 on: 26 May, 2018, 11:04:34 pm »
Well, I enjoyed the hell out of that. No expectations going in, but that was a HUGE amount of fun. I’ll happily watch a couple more of those…
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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #237 on: 27 May, 2018, 04:21:03 pm »
Underwhelmed too.

It was...Ok.

The direction was insipid, the script barely passable, the acting decent, and I thought they whole film felt...cheap.

Expectations probably far too high on this one. I imagine it will grow on me a bit. Still far too long though.

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #238 on: 27 May, 2018, 04:33:36 pm »
I imagine for a great many people, as with Rogue One, it will be impossible for them to watch this objectively and everything will be seen through the lens of "this production was a DISASTER!"

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Re: Han Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018)
« Reply #239 on: 28 May, 2018, 08:14:09 pm »
Waitin for Joe Soap's box office calculations.