Episode 3 not the end of starwars


Mord

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damn i thought it was going to be episode 7,8 and 9 or episode's -2, -1, and 0.
 

atszyman

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Mitthrawnuruodo said:
I'm a big Star Wars fan, but I think I'll pass on those... :rolleyes:
Don't judge too quickly. I saw Episode II in IMax when it was out and the IMax version was better since they had to cut out some for time constraints they didn't linger on the love story quite as long. Assuming that the 3-D versions are shorter than the originals it could mean less Jar-jar in Ep I and less love story in Ep II like the IMax.
 

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atszyman said:
Don't judge too quickly. I saw Episode II in IMax when it was out and the IMax version was better since they had to cut out some for time constraints they didn't linger on the love story quite as long. Assuming that the 3-D versions are shorter than the originals it could mean less Jar-jar in Ep I and less love story in Ep II like the IMax.
Hey Hey Hey, no hating on jar jar,he is so tight.
 

DavidLeblond

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atszyman said:
Don't judge too quickly. I saw Episode II in IMax when it was out and the IMax version was better since they had to cut out some for time constraints they didn't linger on the love story quite as long. Assuming that the 3-D versions are shorter than the originals it could mean less Jar-jar in Ep I and less love story in Ep II like the IMax.
Maybe the 3D version will cut every scene with Anakin in it. That would make the movie watchable. :p
 

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Can't find any information on In-Three, Inc. I am fascinated by their 3D technology of turning 2D images into authentic 3D imagery. Their process in patented, but anyone know any website with basic process they use? It's all so new, but very interesting. Great source of revenue for the studios.
 

Mord

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whoever thought of jar jar binx should be shot same go's for who casted akakin puke skywalker, oh and same go's for darth maul he was just silly
 

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SFVCyclone said:
i wonder what episodes 7,8, and 9 would even be about ...?
Hopefully: 7, 8 and 9, but its getting more and more unlikely with every year Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford adds to their age... I recommend the books highly, though...

Edit: Anybody got a good suggestion as to who should get the role of Mara Jade? My initial vote is for Rene Russo, who'd be a fine match to the "twins", agewise, and is tough enough for the part...
 

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I'd like to see the whole cast of Episode 4,5 and 6 reprise their roles for Episodes 7,8 and 9.
 

MacNut

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Lucas has said no ep 7,8,9 but I've also heard that Speilberg will direct them.
 

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SOMEBODY will make episodes 7, 8, and 9 for a good reason: there is money to be made. If they can sell tickets to movies made from 70s and 80s TV shows and even Saturday Night Live skits, they can certainly sell tickets to a continuation of the Star Wars saga. And, with today's capabilities, they probably won't have to film them on location in Tunisia anymore.
 

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Mitthrawnuruodo said:
Hopefully: 7, 8 and 9, but its getting more and more unlikely with every year Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford adds to their age... I recommend the books highly, though...

Edit: Anybody got a good suggestion as to who should get the role of Mara Jade? My initial vote is for Rene Russo, who'd be a fine match to the "twins", agewise, and is tough enough for the part...
crazy, didn't even know they existed, thats awesome, can't wait till the movies come out ;)
 

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Mitthrawnuruodo said:
Hopefully: 7, 8 and 9, but its getting more and more unlikely with every year Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford adds to their age... I recommend the books highly, though...

Edit: Anybody got a good suggestion as to who should get the role of Mara Jade? My initial vote is for Rene Russo, who'd be a fine match to the "twins", agewise, and is tough enough for the part...
My roommate and I were talking about this last night... We think that they could actually make a pretty cool 7, 8, and 9, with a different story maybe than is in the books. An older Luke, Leia, and Han would take a backseat to the twins and Anakin II. Luke would be a Jedi Master, training new Jedi, Leia would be an old politician, and Han would be... petting his Wookie with Viagra, I dunno. THe point is, if somebody who is a better writer than Lucas were in charge, they could be good movies.
 

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SFVCyclone said:
crazy, didn't even know they existed, thats awesome, can't wait till the movies come out ;)
I'm afraid you'll have to read them... but, there's a lot to choose from... ;)

If you want to follow the main story, after the films, I recommend to start with The Truce at Bakura which starts right after the battle of Endor, followed by The Courtship of Princess Leia, and then the Thrawn triology: Heir to the Empire, Dark Force Rising and The Last Command (which is the the ones I nominated for Episode VII, VIII and IX, over...). Then there's the Jedi Academy triology, Children of the Jedi and Darksaber (never remebere the order of them), The Crystal Star and two more triologies, The Black Fleet Crisis and The Corellian triology. Then Thrawn returns in the Hand Of Thrawn Duology.

After this they start on a brand new plot, and I would recommend going back and read the prequels, especially Shadows of the Empire situated between episode V and VI.
 

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The big question is will Lucas give up the rights to make 7,8,9 or will he say no to anything not with him name on it.
 

Mitthrawnuruodo

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williamsonrg said:
My roommate and I were talking about this last night... We think that they could actually make a pretty cool 7, 8, and 9, with a different story maybe than is in the books. An older Luke, Leia, and Han would take a backseat to the twins and Anakin II. Luke would be a Jedi Master, training new Jedi, Leia would be an old politician, and Han would be... petting his Wookie with Viagra, I dunno. THe point is, if somebody who is a better writer than Lucas were in charge, they could be good movies.
I would still like them to not contradict the books too much... ;) But, The Thrawn triology could be the basis for episode VII, and the Corellian triology would be nice as episode VIII and then episode IX could be based on the hand of Thrawn, after all the Star Wars univers we know ends after those books. It would be a perfect ending, and as that last book takes place 20 years after episode VI, the original cast would not be to old... :)

And it's not the writing that is the achilles of Lucas, it's the directing... the ideal thing would be if Spielberg directed them, as MacNut mentioned (I also think that would increase the chance that Harrison Ford could be talked into reprising the Han Solo role), and Lucas could write the script and produce...
 

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Mitthrawnuruodo said:
Hopefully: 7, 8 and 9, but its getting more and more unlikely with every year Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher and Harrison Ford adds to their age... I recommend the books highly, though...

Edit: Anybody got a good suggestion as to who should get the role of Mara Jade? My initial vote is for Rene Russo, who'd be a fine match to the "twins", agewise, and is tough enough for the part...
Those aren't the offical 7, 8, and 9, are they? They are damn good books however. Read all of them many times.
 

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I don't want to see somebody's made-up version of Star Wars VII, VIII, and IX. Those books and proposed screenplays are just fiction. I want to know what really happened to Luke and company all those long long years ago. And I don't understand why they aren't teaching all this in history class! :mad:
 

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bleh....

so its in 3D....

Why doesn't he try something new instead of rehashing the same movies.

I think he secretly wants to regain the #1 all time box office gross by rereleasing his movies....

D
 

Sol

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Re-releases not the ideal 3D-films

I think that 3D cinema has potential but re-releasing classics on it would not be the best way to introduce the format to audiences. How about made-for-3D films that make the best use of the format's strengths? While the visuals will have more depth it might be necessary to minimise cuts due to the jarring effect of fast cuts. This means a different kind of story telling than conventional films. Time will tell if digital formats (other than pre-film slides) have a place in cinema.