The Last Jedi

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby PENK » 12 Dec 2017, 08:30

SPOILER ALERT

At some point someone will GO IN A SPACESHIP

And somebody else has A CONVERSATION

And there is ACTION in it
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Matt Wilson » 12 Dec 2017, 16:01

And there will be a lightsaber duel.

The film will open with a lengthy scene where a Star Destroyer slowly goes across the screen.

Rey will fight Kylo Ren again.

etc. etc.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Goat Boy » 12 Dec 2017, 16:22

Sounds aweshome!
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Dr Markus » 12 Dec 2017, 17:17

Does anyone actually think Driver is a good actor?
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby harvey k-tel » 12 Dec 2017, 17:31

I think actor is a good driver.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Dr Markus » 12 Dec 2017, 17:33

He's here all week folks, yep, AAALLLLL week, every single day. :(
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Toby » 12 Dec 2017, 19:12

Reviews seem to be very positive. The Telegraph's Robbie Collin gave it 5 stars and he's generally good.

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Dr Markus » 13 Dec 2017, 14:23

It's 152 minutes! The balance between drama and action better be on point so people don't get bored.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby northernsky » 13 Dec 2017, 15:44

The Great Defector wrote:Does anyone actually think Driver is a good actor?


I liked him in Silence. Much better than I did Andrew Garfield, for sure. Can't remember feeling anything in particular about his performance in The Force Awakens.

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Dr Markus » 13 Dec 2017, 15:47

northernsky wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:Does anyone actually think Driver is a good actor?


I liked him in Silence. Much better than I did Andrew Garfield, for sure. Can't remember feeling anything in particular about his performance in The Force Awakens.



REALLY? thought the both of them were shite. Garfield is insufferable, really terrible actor.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby PENK » 13 Dec 2017, 15:54

northernsky wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:Does anyone actually think Driver is a good actor?


I liked him in Silence. Much better than I did Andrew Garfield, for sure. Can't remember feeling anything in particular about his performance in The Force Awakens.


I thought he was fine in Force Awakens. No, hardly a De Niroesque tour de force, but it’s Star Wars. He got the right balance of threat, arrogance and insecurity.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby northernsky » 13 Dec 2017, 16:14

PENK wrote:
northernsky wrote:
The Great Defector wrote:Does anyone actually think Driver is a good actor?


I liked him in Silence. Much better than I did Andrew Garfield, for sure. Can't remember feeling anything in particular about his performance in The Force Awakens.


I thought he was fine in Force Awakens. No, hardly a De Niroesque tour de force, but it’s Star Wars. He got the right balance of threat, arrogance and insecurity.


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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby The Modernist » 13 Dec 2017, 16:15

I wonder what the criteria is when people say so and so is terrible actor. I really think it's no different to someone saying 'I love pistachio ice cream but can't stand honeycomb'. But because we're talking about acting, there's this assumption that they're making some kind of technical judgement.

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Postby Toby » 13 Dec 2017, 16:19

I guess its down to how believable their performance is in the context of the film or production. The fact is that people who have got away with essentially playing one character (Sean Connery for example) during their entire acting career can present something far more coherent than actors who offer much wider versatility but have never delivered a truly outstanding performance.

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby The Modernist » 13 Dec 2017, 16:21

Toby wrote:I guess its down to how believable their performance is in the context of the film or production. The fact is that people who have got away with essentially playing one character (Sean Connery for example) during their entire acting career can present something far more coherent than actors who offer much wider versatility but have never delivered a truly outstanding performance.


Toby read your other thread. Sean Connery's performance in The Offence is mindblowing. He plays a truly conflicted character. It's a very complex performance.

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby never/ever » 13 Dec 2017, 19:37

Crazy film.
The big lulls in it are being made up at the back end which contains so much action it almost feels like overload.
It most definitely is 'The Empire Strikes Back' when it comes to the Star Wars-trilogy type of set up. Backs to the wall, desperation meets last hope-type of stuff. The acting performances have gone up a small notch from the first movie but still a lot of it is ponderous, very Britishly acted in a way. The action-scenes are good as expected.
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby The Modernist » 13 Dec 2017, 20:58

never/ever wrote: very Britishly acted in a way.


:lol:

I knew they should never have cast this guy as Hans Solo's long lost brother.

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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby Goat Boy » 13 Dec 2017, 20:59

You got your ticket G?
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Re: The Last Jedi

Postby The Modernist » 13 Dec 2017, 21:08

Goat Boy wrote:You got your ticket G?


Well the description of it being "Britishy" is making it more tempting I must say. :)