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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #15 on: May 10, 2017, 07:20:12 pm »
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Ooh, this looks very interesting. I'm not necessarily convinced the Lucas movies are as intricate as Lucas thinks (I've long since figured out that he is not as sophisticated as he believes himself to be), but I'm quite willing to buy that they're more intricate than most folks realize.


I think there's a bit of a gap between what Lucas was trying to do, and his skill at actually doing it. However, I am pretty convinced that he was trying to do something more than making a quick buck.

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(Also, I have a peeve about people whose dislike of Phantom Menace appears to be subconsciously driven by its failure to restore to them a 12-year-old's sensawunda; it appears that that itch will get at least a bit of scratching.)

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Heh, I actually liked Phantom Menace; heck, I even liked JarJar. It was the first Star Wars film I saw in the theater :) Return of the Jedi is my favorite, though.

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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #16 on: May 11, 2017, 12:51:26 am »
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I think there's a bit of a gap between what Lucas was trying to do, and his skill at actually doing it. However, I am pretty convinced that he was trying to do something more than making a quick buck.



Heh, I actually liked Phantom Menace; heck, I even liked JarJar. It was the first Star Wars film I saw in the theater :) Return of the Jedi is my favorite, though.
I like the theory that Jar Jar was intended to be the big bad Sith lord all along.

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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #17 on: May 11, 2017, 01:58:19 pm »
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I like the theory that Jar Jar was intended to be the big bad Sith lord all along.

 
He's unquestionably Force-strong, at least under the theory (which I personally agree with) that luck and coincidence tend to bend around Force-strong people, even the ones that aren't trained.  (And that training it includes training that luck and coincidence.)
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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #18 on: May 11, 2017, 04:58:50 pm »
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He's unquestionably Force-strong, at least under the theory (which I personally agree with) that luck and coincidence tend to bend around Force-strong people, even the ones that aren't trained.  (And that training it includes training that luck and coincidence.)

 
I've heard that said 'bout Han Solo, too.  Would explain why he's such a lucky scoundrel and badass pilot.
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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #19 on: May 11, 2017, 06:09:16 pm »
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I've heard that said 'bout Han Solo, too.  Would explain why he's such a lucky scoundrel and badass pilot.


So maybe the Force = Narrative Causality?

(Excuse me, gotta go write a fanfic now: "His name was Rincewind, and he wore a robe with 'Jeddi' embroidered on it ...")

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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #20 on: May 11, 2017, 06:19:20 pm »
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I've heard that said 'bout Han Solo, too.  Would explain why he's such a lucky scoundrel and badass pilot.

 
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Re: Jedi, Sith or what?
« Reply #21 on: May 12, 2017, 01:12:36 am »
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So maybe the Force = Narrative Causality?

(Excuse me, gotta go write a fanfic now: "His name was Rincewind, and he wore a robe with 'Jeddi' embroidered on it ...")

 
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