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Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Jan 2021, 5:08pm
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Hmm, that's thought-provoking.
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matedog wrote:
25 Jan 2021, 5:11pm
Dr. Medulla wrote:
25 Jan 2021, 5:08pm
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Hmm, that's thought-provoking.
It's almost like people who treat these movies as delivering serious life lessons might be deluding themselves.
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As tends to be the case on long weekends, one channel or another does a Star Wars marathon. Just watched Rogue One and, god damn, it keeps moving up my list of SW films. It's still fundamentally fanfic and unnecessary pothole filling in terms of the wider story, but the execution and mood—shit is way darker yet more romantic than any other SW flick—and is so damned good. Heroism and sacrifice of the unheralded. The original trilogy has a decades-old hold on me, but taking a step back, I could make an argument that Rogue One is the best of the films.

edit: A New Hope is on now. I'm sure I've said this before, but Sand People really sounds like a slur. Especially when they're also known as Tusken Raiders, which I assume is an occupation of some Tuskens. If you're referring to Tuskens as Sand People, yea, you're a bigot. Looking at you, Obi Wan and Luke, fucking religious nuts.
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The last hour of Rogue One is pretty much some of the best space combat ever shown in sci-fi films.
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