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    nightscape94 reacted to Cerebral Cortex in John Williams reaction gifs   
    The last Jedi.  
     

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    nightscape94 got a reaction from gkgyver in John Williams reaction gifs   
    Still a better love story than Twilight.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from DarthDementous in The Doctor Who Thread.....   
    For whatever reason, I noticed Gold's music way more during the RTD years.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Brónach in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    There is enough menace with Ren and Snoke, and honestly, there was never anything menacing about Hux.  It also gives an immediate reinforcement to Poe's attitude toward authority figures.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Pieter Boelen in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    There is so much going on in the movie emotionally with Rey and Luke, and Rey and Ben, and the resistance, that adding more information about Rey's parents would have been too much.  Now with only one more film in the trilogy, it's one less thing to have to worry about.  Personally, with so much emphasis on lineage, like with Vader and Luke, and Luke and Leia, and Ben and Han, why continue to mess with people in the same way over and over again.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from aviazn in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Hey, the Force theme sounds cool backwards too.
     
     
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Bilbo in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    There is enough menace with Ren and Snoke, and honestly, there was never anything menacing about Hux.  It also gives an immediate reinforcement to Poe's attitude toward authority figures.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from crumbs in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Yeah, we've been conditioned to constantly want new themes which gives each score an identity.  And while we do get a nice little theme with Rose, this score is more an exercise in precision writing allowing him to flesh out everything from TFA and balance it with the older themes in a more heightened way than in TFA as well.  Nothing wrong with that, still a hell of a score.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Remco in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Well, it seemed appropriate for the film he scored.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Remco in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Yeah, we've been conditioned to constantly want new themes which gives each score an identity.  And while we do get a nice little theme with Rose, this score is more an exercise in precision writing allowing him to flesh out everything from TFA and balance it with the older themes in a more heightened way than in TFA as well.  Nothing wrong with that, still a hell of a score.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Taikomochi in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Yeah, we've been conditioned to constantly want new themes which gives each score an identity.  And while we do get a nice little theme with Rose, this score is more an exercise in precision writing allowing him to flesh out everything from TFA and balance it with the older themes in a more heightened way than in TFA as well.  Nothing wrong with that, still a hell of a score.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from rpvee in THE LAST JEDI - Score as heard in the movie thread - SPOILERS ALLOWED   
    Yeah, we've been conditioned to constantly want new themes which gives each score an identity.  And while we do get a nice little theme with Rose, this score is more an exercise in precision writing allowing him to flesh out everything from TFA and balance it with the older themes in a more heightened way than in TFA as well.  Nothing wrong with that, still a hell of a score.
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    nightscape94 reacted to Quintus in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    This guy I normally watch for his video game commentaries, but he does the odd movie rant on occasion too:
     
     
    Think of it a low rent British version of Plinkett
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Ollie in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    I actually didn't care for Maz's cameo.  Felt like, well, a cameo, and not a natural extension of the material.  Too attention-grabbing and awkward.
     
    As for locations, I did like the salt planet.
     
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Holko in SPOILER TALK - The Last Jedi (open spoilers allowed!!!)   
    Well, I got back from seeing the film.  I did the same thing I did last year, which was to avoid everything.  No trailers, no TV spots, no internet ads, articles, reviews, photos, etc.  I saw the poster and that was about it.  I didn't go into any of the forum threads to join or give a passing glance at discussion.  I felt it gave me an extra thrill in my viewing experience when I did that with FTA, and the same thing this time around.
     
    I enjoyed the movie a lot.  There were problems, some spotty character and set-piece issues, but when the credits rolled, it felt good. 
     
    Some of the less interesting things:  The movie was long.  It wasn't structured in a 3 art format, it felt more like 6.  Every time I thought it was going to end on a cliffhanger, it just kept going.  I appreciated the format more when it was over, but there was a time I couldn't believe it kept adding another scene.  The del Toro's character is either useless, or at the very least, inserted poorly.  I feel you could literally remove his character entirely, tweak a couple of things, and you have essentially the same thing, except tighter.  The subplot involving Fin and Rose didn't really work in general.  Some of the humor was a bit too cute.  In the OT, at least Star Wars and Empire, the humor was an extension of the human elements, the character's personalities drove most of it.  There was a tad overflow of cute little furry animal jokes in somewhat serious situations that I could have done without.
     
    The good thankfully outweighs the negative.  The movie looks amazing, it's acted nicely, and it's scored beautifully.  There are some visual moments that are breathtaking.  I love that Snoke was killed.  It gives Kylo Ren a nice trajectory with his ascension to power.  There was some really wonderfully poetic moments with Luke, some neat new landscapes, and interesting action pieces.
     
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Bilbo in Obi-Wan: A Star Wars Story   
    I was actually looking forward to a long partnership between Edwards and Desplat.  Bummer.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Incanus in Close Encounters of the Third Kind - 2017 2-CD La-la Land edition!   
    Copy arrived today, it sounds beautiful.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from bollemanneke in La La Land Records Black Friday 2017   
    Can't wait!
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from idril in What is your biggest hope for TLJ's score?   
    More Jedi Steps.  I truly hope he intended that as a leitmotif, and not just a scene theme.
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    nightscape94 reacted to Nick1Ø66 in Star Wars Live Action TV Show Announced   
    Too much. They're robbing Star Wars of its magic.
     
    And for what? For a little bit of money? There's more to life than a little money. Doesn't Disney know that? And here we are, and it's a beautiful day. Well. I just don't understand it.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Jediwashington in "Azkaban" concert arrangements   
    Agreed.  The end credits for POA still piss me off since it started out fantastically, and then segued into a bunch of theme edits stitched together.  To be blunt, it had the potential of being one of Williams greatest end credit suites.  Shame.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Brock Lovett in The DCU - DC Universe   
    Staring Chuck Norris and Tom Selleck
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from Disco Stu in THE POST - FILM Thread   
    Beyond that, art is a reflection and expression of the times we live in, and how environment influences us.  If a movie like The Post is going to exist at all, then now is a completely appropriate time.
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    nightscape94 got a reaction from crumbs in THE POST - FILM Thread   
    Beyond that, art is a reflection and expression of the times we live in, and how environment influences us.  If a movie like The Post is going to exist at all, then now is a completely appropriate time.
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