Star Wars: The Book of Boba Fett on Disney+

Discussion in 'Visual Arts' started by omikron, Dec 23, 2021.

  1. Purple Jim

    Purple Jim Senior Member

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    That scene is a good example of how weak the script for Mandalorian was. The gang of heroes watch a cloaked figure eliminate hoards of killer robots with a light sabre and the Force. When the mysterious warrior gets to the bridge of the vessel, Mandalorian says "Are you a Jedi?". :rolleyes::doh:
     
  2. CantonJester

    CantonJester Lost faces say we adore you…

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    Yeah, we should have a drink together. :laugh:
     
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  3. CantonJester

    CantonJester Lost faces say we adore you…

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    Also it was sort of hilarious how these super powerful (and expensive) robot warriors charging pods were built into a room that empties out into space should someone break the glass and pull down the airlock switch.
     
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  4. thegage

    thegage Forum Currency Nerd

    Episode 2 was better, enough to make me want to see how 3 is. And yes, that is one bad-ass wookie.

    JohnK
     
  5. Weaviewonder

    Weaviewonder Well-Known Member

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    Well, your wish was granted. 2 Huts appeared in Episode 2.
     
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  6. Lord Summerisle

    Lord Summerisle Forum Resident

    Very enjoyable episode.

    Han solo is going to show up
     
  7. BeatleJWOL

    BeatleJWOL Senior Member

    I've heard that. I would be *very* surprised, though considering the Mandalorian finale...well, we'll just have to see.

    That said, in some of the Legends stories, Boba Fett did run into [rumored character] not long after the events of Return Of The Jedi, so anything's possible.
     
  8. MikeInFla

    MikeInFla Dig A Little Dog About An Hour Ago!

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    So thankful for spoiler tags as I have no idea what or who you are talking about! If it comes to fruition I'll figure it out. If it doesn't I'll come back and check the thread to see what might have been.
     
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  9. BeatleJWOL

    BeatleJWOL Senior Member

    I'm so glad I phrased it to avoid spoilers :D was worried I wasn't being vague enough.
     
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  10. jlocke08

    jlocke08 Forum Resident

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    really enjoyed the first two/thirds of the episode but it went downhill quick after the lizard appearance
     
  11. GentleSenator

    GentleSenator what if

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    god i sure hope not. disney needs to let this stuff evolve.
     
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  12. Looking for story and script flaws like this in a Star Wars product is like shooting fish in a barrel. I just accept the show for what it is, flaws and all, and have some fun with it.
     
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  13. Daniel Plainview

    Daniel Plainview God's Lonely Man

    I enjoy this and the Mandolorian. I am not the biggest Star Wars fan. In fact, I'd say I hate a good 50% of their films. Probably even more than that. That said, these television programs are decent entertainment. I watched the Boba Fett and never once checked my watch. I enjoy the program while I am watching it. I don't care enough to reflect upon it afterwards or look for flaws. It distracted me for 45 minutes and that's all I'm really asking for.

    I think I'm finding I enjoy these shows more when there are no jedi involved. I'm all for Order 66.
     
  14. Michel_LeGrisbi

    Michel_LeGrisbi Far-Gone Accumulator ™

    Having a hard time staying interested in this show, tbh
     
  15. jvc444

    jvc444 Are you a 1099er?

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    So does anyone know where on the Stars Wars timeline does Boba Fett take place?
     
  16. GeetarFreek

    GeetarFreek Forum Resident

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    In the years after Return of the Jedi, many years before The Force Awakens
     
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  17. indigovic

    indigovic (Taylor’s Version)

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    Specifically. the Tusken Raider flashback sequences are set not long after Return of the Jedi, while the Jabba’s Palace sequences are set a few years later, following Season 2 of The Mandalorian.
     
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  18. sons of nothing

    sons of nothing Forum Resident

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    The 2nd episode had a decent pace and showed how the Sand People can be violent warriors. This is what Obi Wan meant. We'll likely see more of them in action.
     
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  19. CantonJester

    CantonJester Lost faces say we adore you…

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    A lot to unpack here in E3: The Streets of Mos Espa.

    I need to stew a bit on it. First thoughts: his new eyes-on-the-street toughs he hires smacks of a boy band colliding with the Teenage Mutant Turtles, Borg outcasts and scenes from Quadrophenia.
     
  20. omikron

    omikron Avid contributor to Paul McCartney's bank account Thread Starter

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    I've noticed in the Mandalorian and now in Boba that there is a distinctive lack of conceptualization about what the Force is or that it even exists.

    On one hand you have to remember that the Jedi were "all but extinct" for years and no one would have seen or heard of such things, particularly in the outer rim.

    On the flip side, you'd think the galactic news wires would have been blasting the exploits of Luke Skywalker all over the place after blowing up Death Stars and helping kill Emperors. AND surely Darth Vader's shenanigans would have been fresh in lots of people's minds. AND if Cara Dune was a Rebel shock trooper, all we ever saw in the films were Rebels never missing a chance to say "May The Force Be With You" to each other. Were they never taught what that meant?

    So should Mando really have known what the Force was and what it did? Maybe but it seems like a bit of a stretch to me.
     
  21. gabacabriel

    gabacabriel Forum Resident

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    Sheesh, talk about slow ....... three episodes in, and ........ can somebody wake up, please, when the story actually starts ?
     
  22. omikron

    omikron Avid contributor to Paul McCartney's bank account Thread Starter

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    Fun thoughts on Ep 3. . .


    Telly Savalas could have done this show 60 years ago with time warping in a bunch of Pee-Wee Herman bikes.
     
  23. omikron

    omikron Avid contributor to Paul McCartney's bank account Thread Starter

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    I felt those characters and that chase scene smacked of prequel movie writing and scenery. Totally lame.

    What is happening to Boba Fett? He's becoming a softie! Why isn't he out collecting bounties and vaporizing people standing in his way?
     
  24. pdenny

    pdenny 20-Year SHTV Participation Trophy Recipient

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    Watched the first two eps. Very snoozy imo. Boba's just not a very interesting character to me. Now Ming-Na Wen...there's someone I'd watch reading a newspaper :love:
     
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  25. ex_mixer

    ex_mixer Forum Resident

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    Stephen Root!
     
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