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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Artisan » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:02 am

Wait, so the third movie after episode six is called number eight? What the hell was Rogue One then? Seven and a half?
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Alec Taylor » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:36 am

The original movie was just meant to be a standalone film known as Star Wars, and that's what it was called. There was no "episodes" or subtitles. But George Lucas suddenly had the idea to expand the story in two directions, both into the past to build a history and into the future to expand the story. That's when Star Wars became Episode IV: A New Hope. Episodes V and VI then came after, then time passed before George Lucas decided to make his prequel idea, giving us Episodes I, II, and III. The show Clone Wars takes place between Episodes II and III, Rebels covers the space between Episodes III and IV, and Rogue One takes place almost exactly at the same time as Episode IV. Literally, Rogue One ends as A New Hope begins, they overlap with each other and take place simultaneously at the end.

So it's more like Episode 3.9 in that aspect. :lol:
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Artisan » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:51 am

Wow. I enjoyed the two and a half movies that I saw and I'll keep it at that
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby JeffX » Tue Jan 24, 2017 12:56 am

The new one is going to be called The Last Jedi. I'm officially excited for it.
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Artisan » Tue Jan 24, 2017 1:22 am

Episode IX: Now There Are No More Jedis
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby The Silver Lining » Fri Jan 27, 2017 5:29 pm

Episode X: lol jk
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Dyolf » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:02 pm

Artisan wrote:Wait, so the third movie after episode six is called number eight? What the hell was Rogue One then? Seven and a half?


It was unnumbered, hence why it was stylised as "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", rather than "Star Wars: Rogue One", also this is reflected in the film's musical score, with Darth Vader's theme being re-arranged and the intro fanfare being absent all together - it subtly sets it apart from the main films.
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Alec Taylor » Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:40 pm

Dyolf wrote:
Artisan wrote:Wait, so the third movie after episode six is called number eight? What the hell was Rogue One then? Seven and a half?


It was unnumbered, hence why it was stylised as "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story", rather than "Star Wars: Rogue One", also this is reflected in the film's musical score, with Darth Vader's theme being re-arranged and the intro fanfare being absent all together - it subtly sets it apart from the main films.



The most jarring thing was the opening as well. Not so much the lack of the opening crawl (I didn't expect one anyway), but just how the music and the opening scene started exactly like how the others have all started sans crawl. It felt pretty abrupt and messed with my head. But then again, it was weird going into The Force Awakens and not having the 20th Century Fox fanfare before the opening (since they're owned by Disney now).
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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Alec Taylor » Tue Oct 10, 2017 1:22 pm

New trailer for Episode VIII: The Last Jedi got me like

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Re: Star Wars Episodes VII VIII & IX

Postby Floydy » Sat Oct 14, 2017 3:41 am

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