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  1. fireproof78 replied to the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    No, it doesn't. Any more than Aaragorn's battle at the Black Gate is diminished by the Hobbits own battle. It's an extension of a theme.

    Jun 27, 2019 at 2:27 AM
  2. fireproof78 liked CorporalCaptain's post in the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    No. There was no racist component to the Empire's disdain of the Rebellion. The Ewoks on the other hand were considered animals and as...

    Jun 27, 2019 at 2:25 AM
  3. fireproof78 replied to the thread Darth Vader Needs a Standalone....

    Hardly. I rarely meet people who call themselves assholes. Lots of people use labels for others they will not use for themselves. And...

    Jun 27, 2019 at 2:17 AM
  4. fireproof78 replied to the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    The idea of a Viet-Cong-esque, less technologically advanced society, taking down a technologically advanced Empire.

    Jun 27, 2019 at 12:24 AM
  5. fireproof78 replied to the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    Its effectiveness is questionable, I agree. But, the more I learn what Lucas wanted to do the easier it is to watch that theme play out.

    Jun 27, 2019 at 12:03 AM
  6. fireproof78 replied to the thread Darth Vader Needs a Standalone....

    It's still dehumanization. Because then we don't have to identify with them. "They're assholes" is a label that puts them outside of...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 10:04 PM
  7. fireproof78 replied to the thread Darth Vader Needs a Standalone....

    Dehumanization.

    Jun 26, 2019 at 9:58 PM
  8. fireproof78 replied to the thread Does anyone not like the Millennium Falcon?.

    That's correct. It's basically a droid brain inside a ship. In Legends, the Falcon supposedly had 3 droid brains to support the...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 9:20 PM
  9. fireproof78 replied to the thread Darth Vader Needs a Standalone....

    Because Sand People are not people. Once you dehumanize someone, a very common psychological defense, it makes it much easier to cope,...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 9:18 PM
  10. fireproof78 liked The Wormhole's post in the thread Darth Vader Needs a Standalone....

    And yet later, when Obi-Wan tells her about Anakin slaughtering the Jedi younglings her reaction is "No! Annie could never do that!" And...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 9:05 PM
  11. fireproof78 replied to the thread News Peck And Romijn In A Star Trek: Short Treks Episode.

    Long lost twin sister.

    Jun 26, 2019 at 7:52 PM
  12. fireproof78 replied to the thread How can these episodes (from TNG, DS9, and ENT) be canon any longer?.

    He also had the benefit of several friends and his son who would note inconsistencies (i.e. Bilbo's eyes were blue but no they are green...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 6:43 PM
  13. fireproof78 replied to the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    I can see that, but I think that, when looked out through the eyes of the Ewoks, it actually follows the themes of ANH quite well.

    Jun 26, 2019 at 6:09 PM
  14. fireproof78 liked Koric's post in the thread Ewoks are not that bad, and Boba Fett is not an interesting character.

    For Everyone in this thread check out the ebook version of the making of The Empire Strikes Back by J.W. Rinzler, which incidentally the...

    Jun 26, 2019 at 5:59 PM
  15. fireproof78 replied to the thread The Phantom Menace at 20: A Defense.

    Me either.

    Jun 26, 2019 at 5:54 PM