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View Poll Results: How do you feel about JJ Abrams directing the new Star Wars films?
Very Interested ( think he is the best choice) 48 62.34%
Interested (You would prefer someone else, but still like Abram's work) 15 19.48%
Meh (Dont really want Abrams directing it but still will see the film) 10 12.99%
Peeved(Hate that Abrams is directing the new films) 4 5.19%
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Old 05-23-2014, 09:12 AM
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Can you think of anyone better suited to direct the Rancor spin-off story? smile.gif

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Can you think of anyone better suited to direct the Rancor spin-off story? smile.gif
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In all honesty, that looks soooo comfortable. I'm jealous.
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While I haven't seen the new Godzilla movie, I was impressed with what Edward did with Monster. I also liked The Book of Eli, so I'm eager to see what this team comes up with in the Star Wars universe.

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While I haven't seen the new Godzilla movie, I was impressed with what Edward did with Monster. I also liked The Book of Eli, so I'm eager to see what this team comes up with in the Star Wars universe.
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Wait waht?!?!

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I know many people are not fans of JJ Abrams for one reason or another (I for one am) but regardless, I would think any Star Wars fan would appreciate this.

https://www.yahoo.com/movies/j-j-abrams-refutes-and-confirms-star-wars-87810447592.html
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We now know who will write & direct SW8:
http://www.latimes.com/entertainment...620-story.html
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Stars wars 7 completes

Notably, director J.J. Abrams has used his Jedi mind skills and removed “Episode VII” from the title completely — BuzzFeed News has confirmed that it is just Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
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Notably, director J.J. Abrams has used his Jedi mind skills and removed “Episode VII” from the title completely — BuzzFeed News has confirmed that it is just Star Wars: The Force Awakens.
Just like it was before the prequels then
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Oh good, I was afraid this wouldn't have enough shaky-cam or teal-and-orange.

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I'm just glad it looks less like a cartoon now and pretty damn badass. I'll take the shaky cam.
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those shots of the falcon have me salivating

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Hex yeah! Seeing the Falcon was great.

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I like J.J. Much more excited for Rian Johnson's Star Wars film though. He's exceptional
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The little 'Ball' Droid has me a little concerned. I really hope JJ doesn't 'Disney' this thing up too much!

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Oh good, I was afraid this wouldn't have enough shaky-cam or teal-and-orange.
I get the cynicism, but at the same time I've found Abrams' approach to VFX images to be very compelling. The angles and camera moves were so refreshing compared to the standard video-game-style too-smooth-camera-can-swoop-anywhere approach that had grown so repetitive (to me). I loved the work in the Star Trek movies and they were some of the most convincing worlds and VFX I've ever seen.

The X-wing and Millennium Falcon shots in the teaser look really promising to me as well; iconic subjects, with a fresh take and a more convincing sense of reality and speed. Bring it on!

(All that said, when it started with the desert shot and the "storm trooper" popped his head up into the screen, I thought I'd mistakenly stumbled on to a fan-made gag reel).
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