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#21 last stand 2.0

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Posted October 19, 2012 - 09:50 PM

Effects don't make a movie classic.


then why is star wars and it's toddler plot with superficial characters considered a classic.
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Posted October 19, 2012 - 09:51 PM

Never understood why ET was a clasic was the most boring movie I have seen.
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Posted October 19, 2012 - 09:57 PM

Probably because in its time, there was nothing else like it and over the years like now especially, if you've just sorta barely seen a movie like that, you wouldn't think of it or value it as much as say someone would back then when there was nothing else comparable nor better graphically so to speak.

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Posted October 19, 2012 - 10:42 PM

which IMO would fall under special effects, anytime people say star wars revolutionized film it's about what it looked like in its time.

as far as i'm concerned Indiana jones is a superior franchise in every way. though thats going too far off topic. i don't hate star wars, i just hate how it's treated so above other special effects based movies. i think special effects can be an art form in certain ways. it does take a lot of different artistic abilities
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 05:20 AM

then why is star wars and it's toddler plot with superficial characters considered a classic.


whoa whoa whoa

lay off star wars

Star Wars isn't about special effects (definitely not in the "older" films) it's about a story. A damn good story

^ That's crazy. It's considered an absolute classic by most.


solid, but a classic? no

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 05:24 AM

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 07:21 AM

solid, but a classic? no

Hence why I said 'most'. Obviously you're not a part of that 'most', which always leaves room for debate. Only putting out there what I know. Doesn't mean one opinion is exactly right nor wrong.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:40 AM

Thank you Windu.

Also if you weren't alive when the original Star Wars trilogy Was release and you didn't see the fervor and impact it had, you'll never be able to relate to just how immense it is / was.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:43 AM

Thank you Windu.

Also if you weren't alive when the original Star Wars trilogy an you didn't see the fervor and impact it had, you'll never be able to relate to just how immense it is / was.


That's fine. But In this decade now, when movies have to prove the test of time, Indiana jones wins IMO, every time.
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:45 AM

Movies have always had to prove the test of time.

I really have no idea what you're on about.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:50 AM

I love the Indiana Jones franchise too (minus the last one of course)

last stand seems to have a pattern of enjoying "realistic" movies moreso than anything else (tdkr > avengers, indiana jones > star wars)

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:56 AM

Ah! O.K.

However, the Indiana Jones movies, all of them, are anything but realistic.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:08 AM

as realistic as fictional movies can be...hence my quotations

I'm sure most would agree that some rich billionaire being a vigilante is more "realistic" than a group of superhumans battling a god. Likewise, an archaeologist is more realistic than Jedi/Sith

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:49 AM

Movies have always had to prove the test of time.

I really have no idea what you're on about.


I meant those particular movies decades later. Can't stand the test of time without time passing. I'm speaking to those movies and how they've stacked up with time
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:57 AM

I love the Indiana Jones franchise too (minus the last one of course)

last stand seems to have a pattern of enjoying "realistic" movies moreso than anything else (tdkr > avengers, indiana jones > stars)


Depends. I personally think han solo is the only redeemable character in star wars and to some extent Princess leia

The rest of the characters are so superficial, their motives so obvious

There is no complexity to any of the characters until return of the Jedi where in the last 20 min or so darth vader actually becomes a human character.

Just not much of a fan. I enjoy sci fi movies as well. Yes I gravitate more to realistic movies but I loved avengers and 2009 star trek.

It just annoys me that star wars is on this pedestal as though it was high art or something when really it was a basic story with ground breaking special effects for its time that made it a classic.
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 09:47 PM

I came to read about the matrix...

But instead...
I shall read about Star Wars Vs Indiana Jones...

Which makes me think of the South Park episode where Steven Speilberg and George Lucas rape indiana jones...

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:12 PM

Yeah last stand you are big time wrong on this one, but everyone has their own opinions.

Yeah I gotcha Windu. I know it's as realistic as it could be. I actually got into a debate with someone who liked the third Indy because the other ones were "so fake". Just found that hilarious.

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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:29 PM

Yeah last stand you are big time wrong on this one, but everyone has their own opinions.

Yeah I gotcha Windu. I know it's as realistic as it could be. I actually got into a debate with someone who liked the third Indy because the other ones were "so fake". Just found that hilarious.


Raiders is easily the most realistic, as realistic as something about the ark of the covenant can be. though in some ways last crusade is my favorite. i like the ending sequence of him going through the trials.

on Star Wars i understand its not a popular opinion, but there just really is no depth to any of the characters outside of han solo and leia.

everyone has obvious motives, and incredibly archetypal
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Posted October 20, 2012 - 10:34 PM

Just like Indiana jones.

They're popcorn movies and all very similar.

Anyway, yeah back to The Matrix and that whole mess.

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Posted October 23, 2013 - 12:37 AM

If you're a fan of this movie, you should enjoy this, pretty cool lol.

 

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