Bonsai_Tree_Ent wrote:One thing I have to applaud… this set. So good to have the production of these films back at Elstree, building major sets, utilising practical costumes and FX for these new SW flicks. This particular set has a real Flash Gordon emperor Ming vibe. Love it! (Didn't Jez and some of the lads from here have a nose around Elstree during filming?)
Cazza wrote:I love this scene as well- especially those weird ring wraith dudes with glowing purple eyes
Peeky- yoda was a puppet again... exact replica of the old one apparently.
theforceuk wrote:So the blue glowing stuff around Yoda is not CGI? I know it’s a puppet which I don’t have a problem with it’s the fact he doesn’t look like a force ghost which annoyed me. Probably going for another view this week so it doesn’t bother me that much.
ScruffyLookingNH wrote:Palifan wrote:....One last thing is reading through the comments there's a lot of hate/negativity out there for DJ but who's to say that's the last we'll see of him. I actually thought he was an interesting character and am hoping to see him again in the next one (it might happen!).
Absolutely. Great character. Like a dark Han Solo. He didn't see good vs. evil or light vs. dark he simply saw opportunity and profit.
There were a handful of thought provoking points in the film but the one I enjoyed the most was the part with the holographic display table demonstrating who owned the ship they'd just stolen. Oooooh, bad guy: an arms dealer to the First Order. What a bastard. Oh, and the Resistance, too. The realisation the universe was not filled simply with First Order, Resistance or (remains of) the Republic, but with people who carried on their lives regardless of who was in control and who actually had an interest in these idealists carrying on fighting and dying. Without their sacrifice for their respective causes there'd be no market for more TIE fighters and X-Wings. Brilliant.
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