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Old 12-24-2017, 09:39 AM
 
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Old 12-24-2017, 10:37 PM
 
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Old 12-25-2017, 09:16 AM
 
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I'd actually like to see a remake of the "Indiana Jones" films set back in the 30s. Keep Harrison Ford well clear of it, but they have that actor who does greatly resemble him in his youth. They could do a Japanese Empire inspired film with them as the bad guys replacing the Nazis, or a moslem inspired one with efreet or djinn or ghuls or something.
But Star Wars is eating itself like a zombie. Which is what the franchise has become, a lifeless mindless husk feeding on itself. Modern Star Wars fans do resemble walkers to a certain extent, come to think of it.
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Old 12-25-2017, 09:22 AM
 
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The 'Disneyfication' of Star Wars began long, long before Disney got control of the franchise.

It began in 1983, when the first Ewok waddled out of a forest on Endor. I'm pretty sure the Force-Ghost of Walt himself was smiling at that moment.
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Old 12-25-2017, 03:38 PM
 
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I'd actually like to see a remake of the "Indiana Jones" films set back in the 30s. Keep Harrison Ford well clear of it, but they have that actor who does greatly resemble him in his youth. They could do a Japanese Empire inspired film with them as the bad guys replacing the Nazis, or a moslem inspired one with efreet or djinn or ghuls or something.
But Star Wars is eating itself like a zombie. Which is what the franchise has become, a lifeless mindless husk feeding on itself. Modern Star Wars fans do resemble walkers to a certain extent, come to think of it.
I'm pretty sure they are working on a new Indy movie with Harrison Ford
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Old 12-25-2017, 10:13 PM
 
Location: East Flatbush, Brooklyn
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The 'Disneyfication' of Star Wars began long, long before Disney got control of the franchise.

It began in 1983, when the first Ewok waddled out of a forest on Endor. I'm pretty sure the Force-Ghost of Walt himself was smiling at that moment.
Yeppers.

And remember that Star Wars TV movie with the five year old girl, The Ewok Adventure?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAT3-dJVkVs
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Old 12-25-2017, 10:33 PM
 
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Yeppers.

And remember that Star Wars TV movie with the five year old girl, The Ewok Adventure?


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IAT3-dJVkVs
Or the sequel

Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (TV Movie 1985) - IMDb
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Old 12-26-2017, 10:09 PM
 
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Still find it strange that nobody seems to mind the Disneyfication of Marvel. Isn't Baby Groot even more egregious then porgs or ewoks?
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Old 12-27-2017, 12:07 AM
 
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Still find it strange that nobody seems to mind the Disneyfication of Marvel. Isn't Baby Groot even more egregious then porgs or ewoks?
Nobody, you say?!
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Old 12-27-2017, 07:57 AM
 
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Still find it strange that nobody seems to mind the Disneyfication of Marvel. Isn't Baby Groot even more egregious then porgs or ewoks?
Not really. For one, GotG isn't so much he Disneyfication of Marvel as it is the STAR WARSification of Marvel. And GotG is very tongue-in-cheek from the get-go. It's a comedy as much as it is an action flick.
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