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Star Wars: The Force Awakens ~ In A Galaxy Far, Far Away
« on: April 17, 2015, 11:47:55 AM »
… I never go to HOLLYWOOD movies anymore, and
we all know why. BUT! It looks like Disney/Lucasfilm
has created the near-impossible … and I am hooked. This new
trailer LOOKS & FEELS like the original … with many of
the original cast. Man, oh, man!


MAY THE FORCE BE WITH YOU!
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ngElkyQ6Rhs



Published on Apr 16, 2015
Get your first look at the new Star Wars: The Force Awakens teaser #2!

Lucasfilm and visionary director J.J. Abrams join forces to take you back again to
a galaxy far, far away as “Star Wars” returns to the big screen with “Star Wars: The Force Awakens.”

Episode VII in the Star Wars Saga, Star Wars: The Force Awakens, opens in theaters December 18, 2015.

Official Site: http://www.starwars.com/theforceawakens



Read All About It!

http://www.ew.com/article/2015/04/16/star-wars-force-awakens-new-trailer

http://www.ew.com/article/2015/04/16/star-wars-force-awakens-new-trailer
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Re: Star Wars: The Force Awakens ~ In A Galaxy Far, Far Away
« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2015, 09:50:27 AM »

… is he 'acting' here, when he first sees the
new trailer? I son't think so, because I
myself almost broke into tears … and
I'm not sure exactly why … I thought
it's just because I am getting old and
sentimental.  :)



Matthew Mcconaughey's reaction to Star Wars teaser #2
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PYHdQUyOunA

BTW! I like that it says 'Comin This CHRISTmas' … NOT 'This HOLIDAY Season'. 
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2015, 03:06:58 PM »
gonna go see this in cinema, pre-order the video game and grab a tee-shirt or two also I suspect.
Mark Hamill is well respected in the gaming industry for doing voice overs for various game characters,
he's prolly best known for the Joker in the hugely popular Batman Arkham games.
wonder if he'll do any work with the video game (which is gonna be massive also).
great trailer though for sure.

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« Reply #3 on: April 26, 2015, 09:50:04 PM »


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KWQPo34LUvg

BABIES REACT to STAR WARS: EPISODE VII
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« Reply #4 on: May 03, 2015, 11:24:52 PM »



The Cast of Star Wars: The Force Awakens on the Cover of Vanity Fair
Photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Han Solo and Chewbacca
team up with some of the newer heroes in the galaxy.
BY VANITY FAIRPHOTOGRAPHS BY ANNIE LEIBOVITZ

Chewie, they’re home. On the cover of the June issue of Vanity Fair, photographed by Annie Leibovitz, Han Solo (Harrison Ford) re-unites with his trusty co-pilot Chewbacca, and is joined by some new faces: Rey (Daisy Ridley), Finn (John Boyega), and a little droid who goes by the name of BB-8. All will be featured in Star Wars: The Force Awakens, which opens December 18.

http://www.vanityfair.com/hollywood/2015/05/star-wars-the-force-awakens-vanity-fair-cover
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« Reply #5 on: October 19, 2015, 11:13:55 PM »



… the pre-order ticket demand
crashed FANDANGO & other sites tonite.


Here's the NEW TRAILER:

http://www.abc.net.au/news/2015-10-20/new-star-wars-trailer-released-fans-buy-thousands-of-tickets/6868378

Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer released
as fans snap up thousands of tickets


The new trailer for the latest instalment of the hit Star Wars series has been released, amid an "unprecedented demand" for online ticket sales as fans snap up thousands ahead of the film's December premiere.

Star Wars veterans along with new faces have joined the cast of Episode VII, set after the fall of the iconic Darth Vader and the evil Empire. Learn more about the cast.
The trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, released at half-time during Monday night football in the United States, was eagerly anticipated, with snippets posted on the Star Wars Instagram earlier.

The nostalgia-inducing trailer offered fans of the original trilogy glimpses of Harrison Ford and Carrie Fisher, reprising their roles as Han Solo and Princess Leia, but there was no sight of Mark Hamill as Luke Skywalker.
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« Reply #6 on: October 20, 2015, 07:19:14 AM »
… the TRUTH is out! Why do these
a-holes have to ruin EVERYTHING?


"
… StarWars VII is basically ‘Black Lives Matter activist
Deray Mckesson in Space.’




NEW 'STAR WARS' BLASTED AS 'ANTI-WHITE'
'Nothing more than a social justice propaganda piece'
DOUGLAS ERNST

Director J.J. Abrams’ political activism has prompted online fans to boycott “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” for being anti-white.

The hashtag #BoycottStarWarsVII exploded on Twitter Monday, just hours before the release of a new trailer during ESPN’s Monday Night Football game between the New York Giants and the Philadelphia Eagles. The reason: Abrams’ movie is allegedly a dream come true for race activists.

“#BoycottStarWarsVII because it is anti-white propaganda promoting #whitegenocide,” an account called End Cultural Marxism said. “A friend in L.A. said #StarWarsVII is basically ‘[Black Lives Matter activist Deray Mckesson] in Space.’ Jewish activist JJ Abrams is an anti-white nut.”

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The Hollywood Reporter found a tweet by a user identified as Captain Confederacy saying, “[Social Justice Warriors] complain about White artists ‘misappropriating’ culture created by blacks but then celebrate a non-White Star Wars.”

“It’s nothing more than a social justice propaganda piece that alienates it’s core audience of young white males,” another user tweeted, the website reported.


http://www.wnd.com/2015/10/new-star-wars-blasted-as-anti-white/

"Boycott 'Star Wars VII'" Movement Launched; Movie Called "Anti-White"
http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/heat-vision/boycott-star-wars-vii-movement-833102
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« Reply #7 on: October 21, 2015, 11:59:18 AM »


ALEX JONES 10/21/'15:

" … it's not anti-white … but it's anti-male!"
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« Reply #8 on: October 21, 2015, 01:24:23 PM »

ALEX JONES 10/21/'15:

" … it's not anti-white … but it's anti-male!"


Jones's 'breakdown' is based on a 2.5 minute trailer, much the same as the ludicrous wnd and others who claim that it is anti-white.

We will not know any of these things, with any degree of confidence, until we have seen the whole movie..

All I can say is that I intend to go see it as soon as it is released, and I expect it will be either a good or bad movie regardless of the colour or gender of the lead characters.

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« Reply #9 on: October 21, 2015, 03:25:21 PM »
… I was a young studio photographer in the 1970s and later …
I photographed a kid's clothing catalog for many years. It
didn't make sense to us at the time, but we went with the PC flow
and bent over backwards to make sure all the races/ethnicities
were equally represented in our model selections. From our
research we knew our customer base was far and away white, but
to be politically correct we ignored who we may
have thought was the RIGHT kid to carry the look …
and sell more product.

Expand that thinking into what we see today in ALL areas of
culture … especially modeling, movies, music and news (and politics?).
That's what people are talking about with the token blacks in STAR WARS VII.

One of the posters in the WND piece about the TWITTER feeds was
#CulturalMarxism. I don't mean to defend everything said on the
site … I haven't read it … just wanted to track down who some of
the posters were that WND was quoting:

  http://destoryculturalmarxism.blogspot.com/2013/01/what-is-cultural-marxism.html

What is Cultural Marxism?

Why "destory" in the URL?  Well, because the purpose of this site is to de-story, to deconstruct, the nefarious anti-Western ideology of Cultural Marxism. Cultural Marxism has been dubbed "the greatest cancer in the Western world" but few even know what it is.


Definition of Cultural Marxism:

Cultural Marxism: An offshoot of Marxism that gave birth to political correctness, multiculturalism and "anti-racism." Unlike traditional Marxism that focuses on economics, Cultural Marxism focuses on culture and maintains that all human behavior is a result of culture (not heredity / race) and thus malleable.

Cultural Marxists absurdly deny the biological reality of gender and race and argue that gender and race are “social constructs”. Nonetheless, Cultural Marxists support the race-based identity politics of non-whites. Cultural Marxists typically support race-based affirmative action, the proposition state (as opposed to a nation rooted in common ancestry), elevating non-Western religions above Western religions, speech codes and censorship, multiculturalism, diversity training, anti-Western education curricula, maladaptive sexual norms and anti-male feminism, the dispossession of white people, and mass Third World immigration into Western countries.

Cultural Marxists have promoted idea that white people, instead of birthing white babies, should interracially marry or adopt non-white children. Samuel P. Huntington maintained that Cultural Marxism is an anti-white ideology.  Critics of Cultural Marxism have maintained that Cultural Marxists intend to commit genocide against white people through mass non-white immigration, assimilation, transracial adoption and miscegenation.

Concepts to oppose Cultural Marxism:

Genophilia:  The love of one's own race. A natural instinct that Cultural Marxists want to deny (at least for whites).

Identitarian Religion: An older form of religion that stresses ancestral obligations.  Adamantly opposed by Christian Cultural Marxists (at least for whites). Throughout nearly all human history, identitarian religion (aka, ethno-religion), has been the norm.

Leukophobia:  The irrational fear of whites organizing racially.

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« Reply #10 on: December 14, 2015, 07:26:40 AM »


... OK. Buckle yourself in! They say the theatres around the
country have sold out the first few weeks of showings already ...
that Hollywood Blvd has been shut down in some places because
of camping out (stupid) folks in line for days.



Latest 'Star Wars' Trailer Features New Scenes With Kylo Ren, Han Solo and Chewbacca
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« Reply #11 on: December 14, 2015, 09:20:15 AM »


... Hallelujah!

Jedi church says new Star Wars film
leading to boom in followers

More than a thousand people a day are signing up as members
of the Church of Jediism, leading figures in the organisation said

By Patrick Foster, Media Correspondent   12:01AM GMT 14 Dec 2015

The new Star Wars film may have already broken all records for advance ticket sales, but the cinema trade is not the only industry to have benefited from the return of the franchise after a ten-year absence.
Leading figures in the Church of Jediism, the religion inspired by the fictional warriors who battle against the Dark Side, have told The Daily Telegraph that the group is signing up more than a thousand new members a day, as excitement builds ahead of tomorrow’s launch of Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
 
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... the organisation, described by its members as “a set of philosophies based on focusing, learning and becoming one with the Force”, claims to have more than 250,000 followers.

√  http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/celebritynews/12048428/Jedi-church-says-new-Star-Wars-film-leading-to-boom-in-followers.html
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« Reply #12 on: December 14, 2015, 11:12:06 AM »
^^^^^^

... may the force be with you this Christmas winter holiday season:

'STAR WARS' NATIVITY SCENES? IN CHURCHES?
Yes, pastors call on 'The Force' to fill pews this Christmas season
Published: 15 hours ago
JOSEPH FARAH



WASHINGTON – In Morristown, N.J., at one of the state’s fastest-growing churches, it’s being hailed as the “Cosmic Christmas” services, a three-week series centering around “Star Wars” characters and plots – even a live “nativity scene” featuring Princess Leia, Han Solo, Chewbacca, and R2D2.

In Middletown, Ill., another church is telling the Christmas story through a “Star Wars” pageant.

In Clarendon Hills, Ill., another church is capitalizing on the release of “The Force Awakens” Dec. 18 to help ministers retell the Christmas story because more Americans are familiar with the “Star Wars” saga than they are with the first two chapters of the Book of Luke.

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Movie critic Stephen Greydanus of DecentFilms.com and the National Catholic Register suggested "The Force" is exactly the kind of "spiritual but not religious" symbolism that has been widely embraced in England.

"Which is bigger in England – 'Star Wars' of the Church of England" he asked.

  http://www.wnd.com/2015/12/star-wars-nativity-scenes-in-churches/
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« Reply #13 on: December 15, 2015, 07:17:03 AM »

... all thumbs up!


The First ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Reviews
Are In — Here’s What Critics Are Saying

Dec. 15, 2015 1:19am   Oliver Darcy

Movie critics had their first chance to see “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
at the film’s Monday night premiere — and the consensus seems to be positive.


The force appears to be strong with this one.

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Story, characters, design, humor — #StarWars fans,
this is the movie you're looking for.


— Rebecca Keegan (@ThatRebecca) December 15, 2015

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From comedy to costumes, fights to fx to overall feel, J.J. Abrams
has created a thoroughly old-fashioned movie #StarWarsForceAwakens


— Steven Zeitchik (@ZeitchikLAT) December 15, 2015

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Rest easy: #TheForceAwakens is 100% #StarWars, and something new.
Daisy Ridley, John Boyega, Oscar Isaac: welcome.


— Adam B. Vary (@adambvary) December 15, 2015

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« Reply #14 on: December 15, 2015, 12:19:25 PM »
When are they going to do a Star Wars / Star Trek cross over ?  Imagine the Jedi and the Federation against the Borg....

Luke.... They've assimilated your sister.....


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« Reply #15 on: December 17, 2015, 02:53:59 PM »
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« Reply #16 on: December 18, 2015, 08:02:18 PM »



‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ Review: J.J. Abrams
Repents for the Sins of George Lucas

by JOHN NOLTE   17 Dec 2015

EXCERPTS:

"
The first half is near-perfect — very entertaining. Lots of action.
Lots of laughs. The exact right touches of nostalgia. As the 135
minutes rolled on, things do start to drag.

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On the downside, you are not left wanting more. On the
upside, you are not left wondering if that’s all there is.
That’s not exactly the sweet spot, let’s agree to call it
close enough.

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Episodes I, II, and III have been completely erased from the canon ...
nods to the original trilogy, however, are everywhere.

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Every scene, every prop, every costume feels like a homecoming. Good stuff.

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... the familiar ethnic touchstones Lucas was so fond of have been
completely stripped away.

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Princess Leia is now General Leia, and in just a few lines of dialogue
Abrams signals early on that the era of the damsel in distress is over.
As they run from danger,  Finn reflexively grabs the hand of Rey
(Daisy Ridley) only to have her protest, “I know how to run!” ...
I know that we now live in a world where the horrors of feminism
have morphed into this bizarre era where liberating yourself from
men means acting exactly like a man, but does Leia have to dress
like a 60 year-old lesbian?

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Harrison Ford’s Han Solo is the real star, and even more so,
he’s the entire heart and soul of the movie.


√  READ:  http://www.breitbart.com/big-hollywood/2015/12/17/star-wars-the-force-awakens-review-j-j-abrams-repents-for-the-sins-of-george-lucas/
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« Reply #17 on: December 21, 2015, 07:11:10 PM »
I definitely agree on the Harrison Ford comment (including Chewbacca!). He was particularly important because the rest of the original cast either didn't shine or weren't allowed to. Not a big deal though. Just frustrating how little screen time one character got, and how it was written on par with a TV show.

My biggest problem was another third act issue concerning lightsabers. Anyone whose seen it will know what I'm talking about but there ain't no spoiler tags for some reason so I won't bother with the detail. It's (at least in part) not fixable in sequels either regardless of what people say.

And for those reasons it'll always be less of a complete film compared to New Hope and Empire. Still in that league though, definitely. As far as I'm concerned.

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« Reply #18 on: December 31, 2015, 09:07:39 AM »
George Lucas Says He Sold ‘Star Wars’ to ‘White Slavers’
√  INTERVIEW: http://variety.com/2015/film/news/star-wars-george-lucas-disney-white-slavers-1201669959/

The father of “Star Wars” also opened up about why
he and Disney were split on their decisions for the franchise’s future.
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« Reply #19 on: December 31, 2015, 05:59:13 PM »
Disney gets the Marvel franchise now the Star Wars franchise.  Good God there is a Sci-Fi monopoly going on here.

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« Reply #20 on: December 31, 2015, 10:04:44 PM »

... truth-teller journalist James Delingpole rips
this movie a new one.


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‘The Force Awakens’ Is the Worst Thing Ever
by JAMES DELINGPOLE  31 Dec 2015

The Force Awakens — aka the new Star Wars movie — may be the worst thing ever to have happened in the history of cinema. (I say “may” rather than “is” because, of course, only a Sith deals in absolutes).

Obviously there have been many more terrible movies — The Phantom Menace, Ishtar, Battlefield Earth, Grown Ups II, Love Actually, etc. — but never before has there been a movie where the generally favourable reception by critics and audiences alike has been quite so dramatically at odds with the actual product.

There is no question about it: The Force Awakens comprehensively sucks. Yet mysteriously almost no one has come round to admitting it. Until now.

http://www.breitbart.com/london/2015/12/31/the-force-awakens-is-the-worst-thing-ever/
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« Reply #21 on: January 01, 2016, 10:26:22 AM »
... truth-teller journalist James Delingpole rips
this movie a new one.



He says that the film is essentially 'a propaganda tool for women in the military' (I seem to remember also hearing that from a rather disgusted and irate Alex Jones). I have yet to see it so I didn't read much further.


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Leia Organa: A Critical Obituary

https://mobunited.wordpress.com/2016/12/28/leia-organa-a-critical-obituary/

Leia Organa, the politician and revolutionary who led the defeat of the Galactic Empire, died after a short illness. She was 60 years old. Hers was a life laced with controversy concerning everything from her tactics to her very ancestry, but her intelligence, commitment to the Republican cause, and place at the heart of the Rebellion, and later the Resistance against Neo-Imperialism, remains the indisputable core of her legacy.

Early Life in the Rebellion

Organa was born Leia Amidala Skywalker, and the name presaged the uncertainty with which she would be viewed, even before her parentage became a matter of public record. Her mother, Padme Amidala, organized the Delegation of 2000 which resisted the foundation of the Palpatinian New Order, yet her father, Anakin Skywalker, would become better known as the Imperial war criminal, Darth Vader. Leia’s twin brother Luke Skywalker would be separated from her and taught the Jedi legacy by members of its hidden diaspora, but Leia was adopted by Delegation of 2000’s Senator of Alderaan, Bail Organa, who never told her about her true ancestry.

Yet he freely shared other secrets, including the networks, irregular forces and war materiel he and other anti-Imperial leaders organized to resist the New Order. By her early teens, Leia Organa demonstrated talents ranging from logistics to sapient asset intelligence analysis. Even as she helped him build the nascent Alliance to Restore the Republic, she found herself drawn to a different aspect of the broad front’s efforts. Her critical materialist analysis of the Rebellion drew from Gererrist radical pragmatism and (not knowing the author was her biological mother) Amidala’s Interspecies Discourse on Naboo, a text banned throughout the Empire due to COMPNOR’s human supremacist policies.

While Leia Organa’s letters