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(Entertainment Weekly)   Mark Hamill defends Jar-Jar Binks but not the second Death Star   ( divider line
    More: Silly, Mark Hamill, CapeTown Film Fest, Death Star, Star Wars, Oh my, Roger Rabbit, Greedo, Jabba the Hutt  
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2013-05-07 10:38:23 AM  
4 votes:

INeedAName: Ewoks are some effed up cannibalistic tribal murderers

Ewoks are just homeless Care Bears that sold their magical powers for meth.
2013-05-07 02:19:05 PM  
2 votes:
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Anyone else craving these?

/Shut up prostitute locked in my basement
2013-05-07 10:23:33 AM  
2 votes:

Fireproof: It wouldn't make sense for the Empire to never "try again."

Just build another one? Yeah, that's real original. And who's going to give me a loan, jackhole?  You? You got an ATM in that torso light bright of yours? Now get your 7'2" asthmatic ass back here, or I'll tell everyone what a little biatch you were over Padamoomay or Pandabear or whatever her name was.
2013-05-07 09:37:08 AM  
2 votes:

UNC_Samurai: buntz: Crewmannumber6: The people on that second death star were just honest tradesmen trying to support their families

That was a funny (Clerks) argument until the prequels.  Then it was clear the Death Star were built by members of, what would become, the Empire.

If the Geonosins built the first Death Star, it's fair to assume another race, if not more Geonosins, built the second.

The first Death Star was built in orbit over the prison planet Despayre, and was used as the superlaser's test target.

And as far as the contractor argument goes...Even without having to delve into the plethora of EU sources, we see throughout the trilogy droids doing all sorts of work.  We see power droids, welding droids, and there's a pretty significant reference to binary load-lifters.  With such heavy reliance on automated labor...why would anyone think that the bulk of the construction work was being done by humans?  And if Death Star II is supposed to be enough of a secret that "many Bothans died" to secure information of its existence, why would the Empire hire non-military companies to do work in the Endor system?  That's almost a guaranteed security risk.  The conversation is funny, I'll give them that, but it's an easily refuted argument.



Will someone please take the EU out back and shoot it?
2013-05-07 04:14:32 PM  
1 vote:
meanmutton: we see the poof, and Greedo is dead.  What possible outcome could cause that other than Han shooting Greedo?

Greedo is wearing a suicide-bomber vest. His intent is to blow the whole bar to pieces, but the explosives are far weaker than he realizes and he succeeds in only killing himself.
2013-05-07 01:30:40 PM  
1 vote:
Wonder how hard it is running around the galaxy in heels?

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2013-05-07 12:57:34 PM  
1 vote:

frepnog: Close2TheEdge: mat catastrophe: Greedo always shot first. You people haven't watched the 1977 film closely.

Spoken like someone who wasn't actually alive when the original came out.  And yes, the original is the one that was released to theaters.  Every version released since then is not the original.

fact is that Han DID NOT shoot first in the original version.  Han is in fact the ONLY one that shot.  Han gunned Greedo down before Greedo had a chance to shoot.  Lucas later tried to retcon this and claimed that Greedo always shot first and that you just couldn't tell, but that is a bunch of crap.  Also -

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I'm surprised Lucas never retconned that scene in Raiders so that the swordsman shoots first.
2013-05-07 12:05:18 PM  
1 vote:

Iceman208481: Weeners fails.  you are a retard.  stop now.

Maybe a little Viagra would help?
2013-05-07 11:29:38 AM  
1 vote:

That's not true. That's impossible!
2013-05-07 08:02:26 AM  
1 vote:
The people on that second death star were just honest tradesmen trying to support their families
2013-05-07 07:41:50 AM  
1 vote:
From TFA: "Those aren't sorta the movies he wanted them to be, they're exactly the movies they wanted to make," said Hamill.

That doesn't, by any stretch, make them good movies.

"And I'm not gonna criticize them at all."

Fair enough. I mean, it is kind of like picking on the err... slow kids... isn't it? ;)
2013-05-07 07:21:05 AM  
1 vote:
Darth Vader: And "the Force?" Well, that's just microscopic bacteria in your bloodstream called "Midichlorians".
Luke Skywalker: Look, if you're not going to take this seriously, I'm out.

2013-05-07 07:20:29 AM  
1 vote:
Hamill noted that his son Nathan helped keep him abreast of new developments in Star Wars fandom. "He'll say, 'Oh my god, Dad, Greedo shoots first now!' I'll say, 'Wait, wait, wait. Let's put this in perspective: Who cares?'"

Hey, Mark, how did you like Freddie Prinze, Jr's take on Christopher Blair?
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