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Re: Groo Stuff & SW Sacrilege
What about Trek 7, 8 & 9? First Contact is probably the best of these.
Nate Piekos wrote:
> >OK, now for the SW Sacrilege: I think Star Trek 2, 3, & 4 make a better
> >Trilogy than SW. (Star Trek 6 is good too. 1 & 5 suck!) SW is a little
> >too juvenile at times and some of the "technology" is just stupid, like
> >those giant walker things. Its also too much to think that guys who can
> >destroy a whole planet would be overwhelmed by overgrown teddy bears with
> >glorified slingshot weaponry. I need a little more "realism" in the context
> >of the fantasy universe presented.
> >Take care all -Gary G.
> ~~~~ I agree with Gary (except about Trek). Ewoks gave me a complex which
> I will never overcome. I even feel aggressive around excessively hairy
> midgets to this day. I just want to shake them and scream, "How the hell
> can you beat gun-toting stormtroopers when you probably haven't even
> discovered that wiping your butt is a good idea, yet?!?!" Another thing
> that most SW fans overlook is that the ewoks were originally going to EAT
> the main characters. How cute is that? (Sounds like GROO actually.)
> I too believe that SW is pretty campy in spots, but hey. I love it all
> anyway. And remember this when you say the new movie is too, "kiddie" in
> spots: George Lucas knows what he's doing. He's roping in little kids
> now, so that as Anakin grows (and matures throughout the movies) so will
> his initial audience. And keep in mind that the first is mostly a set up
> for the next 2 (whereas most films are one-shots). The next 2 will deal
> with the Clone Wars, the fall of the Jedi and the temptation of Anakin to
> the Dark Side... pretty serious and dark topics. I'm actually anticipating
> the next 2 more than this one.
> ~Nate~ "Almost but never quite on topic" Urinetoast
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