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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: March 1, 2016, 01:30 PM »
Well, from the previews, we know the RV goes back to Alexandria first so Rick can inform the town of his latest plan to get them all murdered.  ;)

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 29, 2016, 07:06 PM »
Walkers are lazy and won't walk uphill.

It's been a long time since Rick's group made a disastrously bad decision, so I guess they were due.

The group, yeah. Rick made a disastrous decision 2 episodes ago when he didn't get whats-her-name, Sam and Ron to a safe location ASAP...instead continuing to walk amid a heard as night fell. The quarry solution was a mess, excused only by Hand of God that made a semi fall off the cliff during the dry run. Rick's reaction to the abusive doctor was nutso. Rick going hand to hand with the herd was also Hand of God that had Daryl and friends show up to save the day.

Business as a usual for Rick, at least since getting to Alexandria.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 28, 2016, 11:31 PM »
In something that surprises few, Xander Berkeley plays a  character who is a jerk. Rick is foolishly enough to save him.

End with another Rick plan that will be disastrous. I'd sooner find a winch truck and go fishing for the cargo truck.




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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season 2 (Spoilers)
« on: February 28, 2016, 05:46 PM »
Well, rumors are the recurring Imperial antagonist for season 3 will be Thrawn. So they gotta do something will Kallus.

But. yeah. I'd think the type of person who'd be promoted to Imperial Security Agent wouldn't be one with much of a conscience.

Really?  That's the first I've heard of that rumor.  There are rumors of a character similar to Thrawn being in the mix for ROGUE ONE, but I haven't heard anything about Thrawn in REBELS up until now.

Rumor: The largest cameo in Star Wars Rebelsí (C)history?

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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season 2 (Spoilers)
« on: February 28, 2016, 12:17 PM »
Well, rumors are the recurring Imperial antagonist for season 3 will be Thrawn. So they gotta do something will Kallus.

But. yeah. I'd think the type of person who'd be promoted to Imperial Security Agent wouldn't be one with much of a conscience.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: X-Men/Wolverine Movies
« on: February 25, 2016, 12:54 PM »
I saw Deadpool yesterday.

Mediocre. Very safe. Characters that felt like they were chosen by a committee. None of those things applied to Deadpool.  :D

I like Deadpool's comment at the X-Men mansion.  And the mocking of X-Men Origins Wolverine.

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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season 2 (Spoilers)
« on: February 24, 2016, 11:52 PM »
Remember before the show even aired folks were wondering if Kallus would be the bad guy who defects?

Yeah, after a season and a half that seemed unlikely, then we get The Honorable Ones where Sisko and Dukat I mean Kallus and Zeb are marooned together on an alien planet, waiting for rescue.

The fate of the Geonosians? ARE THEY ALL ZOMBIES NOW? Did the Empire try to contain the zombie worm?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 22, 2016, 07:41 PM »
I read up to the end of the prison, the comic has more sex than the show. IIRC Michonne gets on with Tyreese. Obviously that's not gonna happen.

That damned candy machine that was the problem. Doc and her soda request. "WHAT THE HELL IS POP?" According to the map here,  Georgian Daryl is more likely to use coke as a generic term. Alexandria would be in a mostly soda zone.

This should've been the midseaon premiere, but they had one too many episode for the first half (blame the Morgan flashback one for that?).

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 19, 2016, 04:48 PM »
If Daryl and pals had known more about the Wolves, they could left W's on the heads of the dead Negan bikers and wrote "Wolves Not Far".

Zombies don't make sense. They don't have working digestive systems, they keep going without food, water, blood pressure, oxygen. They are rotting away but can bite through denim. They have no reason to be stealthy but sometimes are. They can smell the living...over their own stench? They can and cannot see well.

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TV-9D9 / Re: Star Wars Rebels - Season 2 (Spoilers)
« on: February 17, 2016, 11:03 PM »
Save the space whales, murder the hard working gas miners...even Ezra gets kill happy, sending a Rodian pilot to his icy space tomb. They weren't imperials, more like independent contractors. But hey, they were also ugly aliens who flew TIE fighters...ugly yellow tie fighters...and had the nerve to attack a ship whose gun turret was aiming at them.  Same ship was heading to their facility to steal from them.

Homecoming was better, even if the Empire is pretty incompetent...why do stormtroopers have a policy of asking intruders to surrender? Don't they have stun settings?

Where did the evacuated carrier TIES go? To the light cruiser? To the surface? I know they had to get the imperials off the ship, they can't just kill them like gas miners. Oh, right they totally killed everyone on the light cruiser.  :P

Twi'leks are odd. The men have humanoid ears and sharp teeth. The women have nub ears and human teeth.  Looking at her dad, how did Hera wind up green? Was her mom green? Is that a dominant gene...the green gene?

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: The Walking Dead
« on: February 17, 2016, 10:58 PM »
Meat Poncho Villa is an upcoming character, he sues Rick for stealing his idea.

Enid can materialize guns out of thin air.

Is she a genie? Or is it the power of the lord working through her? Because Glen cannot be right about everything, especially something as specific as finding a gun hidden in a church. Unless, Glen is a chosen one. How else could he survive the dumpster?

Rick's exceptional, he's gotten 90% of the town's populace killed within a 3 day period. Anyone else would've gotten Jesse and her kids to another safe building, but he stuck to guns (with another absurd "plan") and pushed them out there  to be a long pork buffet for the walkers.

Sam was Lot's Wife. He stopped, looked back. DOOMED. Pillar of salt..ed...pork. It's disturbing how many fans were rooting for his death. Yeah, he was irritating and never had a chance. But, what kid of kid would? Sophia, Lizzie, her sister...the disappearing other kids from the prison. No kids, no future. Might as well call the human race OVER.

Carl needs better hero armor, like Glen and Rick have.

Why am I posting here again?

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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (SPOILERS)
« on: December 28, 2015, 10:35 PM »
A character in a sci fi/fantasy movie wearing something that looks cool, but doesn't necessarily seem like it serves a specific purpose? How ridiculous.
 
"masked no reason thing", okay, I wrote that before I read other people's comments pointing out how insecure Kylo Ren is. So he's hiding behind the mask as much it's for intimidating others. But I also said it was safe, and in expected and good for selling toys. (Ironic thing to say in this message board)


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And instead of a heroine, I'd have gone the no hero at all route. Again, really a heroine? Shouldn't she have been cooking? There wasn't a single male hero either.

There was a scene of her cooking.  ;)

It seemed a bit obligatory in the age of Hunger Games, etc., to make the apparently new  chosen Light Sider female. Rey was a decent character; Daisy Ridley did a good job. But I'll still call it a safe choice for covering demographics.

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And there is no place for comic relief in a movie about galactic war.

Welcome to 1999! (Who knows how much Jar Jar would've been in Episodes 2 and 3 if people had reacted differently?)

I'm mixed about Finn because if we believe the exposition, he should've been trained from youth to fight (later we find out he was in sanitation...what?), but then becomes comic relief because that's what the movie needed. Then he can remember he can fight at some point. Some would call this characterization/inner conflict, but I feel like two characters were shoehorned into one.

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But seriously I get that anyone that's watched A New Hope even once saw the parallels but I think you may have been a tad harsh

Maybe. How is calling it safe and mediocre "harsh"? 

If I could narrow down my general grievances they would be: As nice as it was to see the characters again, I didn't care for the directions they took the original trilogy characters (Ackbar should be ruling the galaxy).  I also dislike "the Republic" thing because it was just an underdeveloped mess, existing only to be destroyed, thus either leveling the playing field or making the good guys underdogs again (as audiences expect?).  Not even gonna speculate too much on Snoke...I figure he's really the size of Meebur Gascon, that why he went unnoticed for decades.

The prequels were picked apart by almost everyone. They made money. This is making tons of money.  Star Wars will keep going for a long time. What does my opinion matter? I barely even collect anything anymore. Just saying I wasn't too satisfied with the film, I wasn't that satisfied with Spectre or Age of Ultron, either. Getting old and cynical, maybe? Or just hoping for better creative directions?

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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (SPOILERS)
« on: December 28, 2015, 04:00 PM »
I thought it a mediocre sequel in a  year full of mediocre-to-subpar sequels. Someone said, probably more than one someone, it felt like a movie made by committee to make a mass-appeal sequel. And it succeeded. Can't say it was bad as I was never bored, but the nicest thing I can think of was "hey, that was a movie".

The basic plot with new characters was as safe as it gets (pretty independent  heroine, hotshot pilot, cute upon cute droid,  comic relief, masked-for-no-reason emo villain, mysterious master villain, fascist lackey villain, non-entity female villain). The sequel aspects were bad decision after bad decision. 

Next movie, I expect the reveal that Finn and Rey are also Han's kids.  Maybe General Hux, too. He and Kylo have a brotherly rivalry.  :P

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The Sequel Trilogy / Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens (SPOILER FREE)
« on: December 16, 2015, 11:34 PM »
Racist people?

Uh, Jesse, what would consider the term "white trash" to be?
Because if one were to put another color in front of "trash", it can get quite racist.

Just sayin', is all.

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Watto's Junk Yard / Re: Star Trek
« on: December 16, 2015, 08:01 PM »
This takes place 2 and 1/2 years into their 5 year mission.

So they waited that long to trash the ship again.

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