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    Bump for weekend opening.

    Saw a non-spoiler review yesterday. Sounds like this installment is going to be less simplistic than "Good side" and "Bad side" / and "He" is on the Good Side" and "He is on the Bad Side" ....now fight.

    It sounds like this one is far more complex, at the expense of small children understanding as well. We've seen hints around here that Luke is most surely "down" on the Jedis, dark side, light side. I guess the theme carries throughout.
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    Saw it last night at 7:00. It was fantastic. Even better than Force Awakens, by a mile, and I thought Force Awakens was great.

    Some good surprises in there, some old friends come out from the woodwork, all-in-all a great way to spend 2.5 hours!

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    I spent my evening watching Episode VIII while you were all watching the Zags host North Dakota. I’m pretty sure I had a much more enjoyable experience than you did. This movie is fantastic.
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    Alertness test bump.
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    Is anybody remotely excited about the Han Solo prequel?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin Centre Mad Man View Post
    Is anybody remotely excited about the Han Solo prequel?

    I am.

    I thought Rogue One was fantastic.

    Much more complex, violent, a little less dorky in some ways. It missed some of the humor that we count upon.

    My daughter is really excited to see it.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin Centre Mad Man View Post
    Is anybody remotely excited about the Han Solo prequel?

    I'm excited for Donald Glover, he wrote in his highschool yearbook that he wanted to play Lando


    I just scooped up Storm trooper bike helmets for my boys at Toys R Us. My oldest took a tumble last year and knocked a tooth loose, now that he has permanent teeth and not baby ones in the front, I wasn't letting him on the bike again without a face mask. Now he can go biking again.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Martin Centre Mad Man View Post
    Is anybody remotely excited about the Han Solo prequel?

    I saw it and enjoyed it. Not sure why it is getting trashed. Is it perfect... no. But neither was New Hope or others in the pantheon.
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    Quote Originally Posted by LongIslandZagFan View Post
    I saw it and enjoyed it. Not sure why it is getting trashed. Is it perfect... no. But neither was New Hope or others in the pantheon.
    I finally saw it. It exceeded my guarded expectations. Alden Ehrenreich didn’t seem to be playing a recognizable version of the title character, but the character he played wasn’t bad. It just wasn’t Han Solo.

    The rest of the cast was pretty good. The plot was more coherent than the plots to Episodes VII or VIII. The action scenes, costuming, and special effects were good.

    I’d give it a B.
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