Star Wars SOLO

After really not liking The Last Jedi I didn't go see Solo in the Theaters. I regret not seeing it as I have seen all Star Wars Movies in the theater first time around.
But despite all that I decided to pick it up at Best Buy on 4k and just finished watching it.

IT WAS AWESOME!!! That was in my opinion the best Star Wars movie out of all the new ones. Rouge One was really good as well but I really took to this movie. When Han died in the last Star Wars movie I hated that they killed him off. I'd rather have seen him fly off in the falcon or something else. But the new actor who plays Han was really good. I was shocked how good he did. Harrison Ford was totally amazing playing Han and had me as a kid till now one of my very favorite characters in the Star Wars movies. The new guy I think makes me want another Solo Movie. I'd love to see how he works for Jabba as I think that would make for a great movie.

Bring on Obi One , Bring on Fett, I'm good for whatever comes next.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,322
    Cool! I have yet to see it, but it seems to be very well liked! Can’t wait!
    Here is the defining question... was it better than the Phantom Menace? Best Star Wars movie ever. :p :s
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  • These one off Star Wars stories are great back fills of the original trilogy. And they fill in some of blanks of the new ones. Even the small things (Chewy playing chess or whatever its called) give these movies a connection with the whole story line.
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  • deronb1deronb1 Posts: 4,346
    I really enjoyed it as well. Not sure why it kinda tanked, but thought it was better than The Force Awakens.
  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,156
    Wasn't half bad. Ron Howard directed if that means anything.
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,591
    Ron Howard.... any relation to Moe?
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  • tonybtonyb Posts: 30,156
    Ron Howard.... any relation to Moe?

    Your thinking Larry and Curly..... :)
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,543
    Ron Howard is a hack...
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  • WOW Nooshin, that sounds personal, did he bully you and take your lunch money...LOL
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,543
    I have been around him a few times... one of the most arrogant and obnoxious, self-important wussies I have ever met.
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  • mantismantis Posts: 15,063
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    Cool! I have yet to see it, but it seems to be very well liked! Can’t wait!
    Here is the defining question... was it better than the Phantom Menace? Best Star Wars movie ever. :p :s
    I'm one of those people who actually loved Phantom Menace. It's a different style of movie then the way that movie went. BUT it has a very Star Wars feel, very good story and I'd say it's probably better then the Phantom Menace in ways.

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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,234
    Is it out on BR 4K yet? Amazon doesn't have it.
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  • mlistens03mlistens03 Posts: 2,322
    mantis wrote: »
    mlistens03 wrote: »
    Cool! I have yet to see it, but it seems to be very well liked! Can’t wait!
    Here is the defining question... was it better than the Phantom Menace? Best Star Wars movie ever. :p :s
    I'm one of those people who actually loved Phantom Menace. It's a different style of movie then the way that movie went. BUT it has a very Star Wars feel, very good story and I'd say it's probably better then the Phantom Menace in ways.

    Cool. I’ll have to see it.
    Overall, I liked the Phantom Menace, but Jar Jar ruined the entire movie for me.
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  • mlistens03 wrote: »

    Cool. I’ll have to see it.
    Overall, I liked the Phantom Menace, but Jar Jar ruined the entire movie for me.

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  • verbverb Posts: 3,983
    I have been around him a few times... one of the most arrogant and obnoxious, self-important wussies I have ever met.

    Opie Taylor? Say it isn't so! :smile:
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,591
    BlueFox wrote: »
    Is it out on BR 4K yet? Amazon doesn't have it.

    It is ... I picked it up today at a local store...
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  • BlueFoxBlueFox Posts: 10,234
    Thanks. This must be on the disk vendor Amazon has a dispute with. So Amazon doesn’t get those movies for a month or so after it is out.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,543
    verb wrote: »
    I have been around him a few times... one of the most arrogant and obnoxious, self-important wussies I have ever met.

    Opie Taylor? Say it isn't so! :smile:
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    Lol... funny you should say that. He had a tour guide at Universal fired from his job and removed from the lot when he was filming Apollo 13. He and one of the actors ( I think it was Bill Paxton) were riding from one of the bungalows to a soundstage in a golf cart. The guide happened to speak of a small creek that runs through a part of the lower lot and spoke to his tour about "the Andy Griffeth show" was filmed in that same area...


    About that time, Howard and Paxton rolled by in the cart, and the guide said something to the effect of "look, there goes Opie now!" Howard and Paxton waived to the tram flashing an irritated smile, and the guide was pulled from the tram before the end of the tour.
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  • Joey_VJoey_V Posts: 6,657
    verb wrote: »
    I have been around him a few times... one of the most arrogant and obnoxious, self-important wussies I have ever met.

    Opie Taylor? Say it isn't so! :smile:
    s5498cvfyago.png

    Lol... funny you should say that. He had a tour guide at Universal fired from his job and removed from the lot when he was filming Apollo 13. He and one of the actors ( I think it was Bill Paxton) were riding from one of the bungalows to a soundstage in a golf cart. The guide happened to speak of a small creek that runs through a part of the lower lot and spoke to his tour about "the Andy Griffeth show" was filmed in that same area...


    About that time, Howard and Paxton rolled by in the cart, and the guide said something to the effect of "look, there goes Opie now!" Howard and Paxton waived to the tram flashing an irritated smile, and the guide was pulled from the tram before the end of the tour.

    Was this a personal experience or something you heard?

    I have not met Ron Howard, but I have been a fan of his movies.
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  • nooshinjohnnooshinjohn Posts: 18,543
    edited September 30
    I was on the lot when it went down. I did not witness it personally, but heard from multiple people, including from the telecom department that I was attached to, and from HR contacts in the "Black Tower." I did cell-phones and mobile communications for most of the studios from 1991 through 2002.

    I knew everyone who was even casually famous, all the way up to the major players during those years...
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,591
    And when you compare Opie to today's child actors... he is weak.... Besides he is way to old....
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  • Mikey081057Mikey081057 Posts: 5,591
    So I watched Solo last night and thought it was good.

    Woody Harrelson is always good but was saddened to see Val (Thandi Newton's) fate.

    Chewbacca... Man that dude never changes....
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