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« on: January 24, 2013, 05:48:27 PM »

http://herocomplex.latimes.com/2013/01/24/j-j-abrams-set-to-direct-star-wars-episode-vii/

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« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2013, 06:02:31 PM »

Aw...Ok. I can't say I'm fond of him. Oh well.
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« Reply #2 on: January 24, 2013, 06:21:09 PM »

He did a fantastic job with Trek (I'm pretty sure the new one will be equally great) so I'm all for it. Its not like it could be any worse than the prequels..
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« Reply #3 on: January 24, 2013, 06:34:08 PM »

I want to go to the 80s or 90s and tell all huge Star Trek/Star Wars fans that in the 10s the newest movies for both would be directed by the same person.

Actually, just a year or two ago would be enough too.
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« Reply #4 on: January 24, 2013, 06:35:46 PM »

Shouldn't this go in the movies section lol? Regardless, this is kind of cool. Loved the new Trek.
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« Reply #5 on: January 24, 2013, 06:42:58 PM »

I thought the new Star Trek movie was awful.  Didn't feel like Star Trek at all, just another mediocre action flick full of plot holes and inconsistencies.  And lens flare, lots of lens flare.

Of course, I don't see how Abrams can screw this one up any more than Lucas already did with the prequels...
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« Reply #6 on: January 24, 2013, 07:09:37 PM »

Of course, I don't see how Abrams can screw this one up any more than Lucas already did with the prequels...


Truer words have never been spoken about Star Wars.

I think Abrams will do a decent job.
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« Reply #7 on: January 24, 2013, 07:24:58 PM »

I liked Star Trek, Super 8 pissed me off though.  He didn't learn how to use less Lens Flares either.

Frankly, this could have been a LOT worse.  I can't help but think Hollywood wants Videogame adaptions to fail with the peeps they hire to script/direct.
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« Reply #8 on: January 24, 2013, 07:40:33 PM »

yeah, as stated, can't be worse really....I hope
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« Reply #9 on: January 24, 2013, 08:25:45 PM »

>Abrams
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Oh, so does this mean we're going to get a Star Wars movie that has actual sets?
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« Reply #10 on: January 24, 2013, 09:46:57 PM »

Whatever sets he uses though will be enshrouded by lensflare and excessive bloom.

At least the ship designs can't be any worse than second trilogy's were.

Also, the force turns out to be comprised of Red Matter.
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« Reply #11 on: January 24, 2013, 10:39:37 PM »

Jar Jar Abrams is going to make this trilogy worse than the prequels.

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« Reply #12 on: January 24, 2013, 10:58:53 PM »

I've liked every JJ Abrams film I've seen. Star Wars can only go up from here, and he's got a great team of screenwriters. I am worried 0%.
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« Reply #13 on: January 24, 2013, 11:26:26 PM »

Shouldn't this go in the movies section lol?

Yeah, you're right actually. Thrown over.
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« Reply #14 on: January 25, 2013, 01:02:20 AM »

I thought the new Star Trek movie was awful.  Didn't feel like Star Trek at all, just another mediocre action flick full of plot holes and inconsistencies.  And lens flare, lots of lens flare.

Of course, I don't see how Abrams can screw this one up any more than Lucas already did with the prequels...


I'm with you. But it had terrific casting.

Plus they ruined my favorite starship design ever.
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