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« Reply #360 on: August 21, 2014, 02:17:21 PM »

Disney Ramping up Marketing

This line was a little disconcerting:

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"This is one of those franchises you just can't overexpose," said Peter Sealey, former head of marketing at Columbia Pictures. "You just put the metal to the floor and enjoy the ride."

But they've got a free game app coming soon called Star Wars: Commander*.  And Rebels is going to do what Clone Wars did and start with a movie, but they're not releasing into theaters.  


*Make that out now: https://itunes.apple.com/au/app/star-wars-commander/id847985808?mt=8
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« Reply #361 on: August 21, 2014, 02:58:48 PM »

So we'll be inundated with hype until the movie has no chance of living up to it.  That about sum it up, eh Disney?
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« Reply #362 on: August 21, 2014, 03:15:29 PM »

You think they're going to change what's worked so well for so long?  We're looking at a decade of saturation before they even consider putting anything in "the vault", and I don't even know if that's something they do with live action titles.
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« Reply #363 on: August 21, 2014, 03:54:45 PM »

No, I don't think they'll change that.  Pretty much SOP for them these days.  They love putting them in the vault, it means they get to re-release them in yet another special edition. 
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« Reply #364 on: August 21, 2014, 04:08:04 PM »

I imagine the re-release of Aladdin next year just got a few more bonus features projected for addition.
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« Reply #365 on: August 21, 2014, 07:34:54 PM »

Quote from: Caine on August 21, 2014, 02:58:48 PM

So we'll be inundated with hype until the movie has no chance of living up to it.  That about sum it up, eh Disney?

It's gonna be good!*

*not joking, I'm a true believer
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« Reply #366 on: October 16, 2014, 02:06:15 AM »

Concept art leaked?  MAJOR SPOILER WARNING

http://www.nerdist.com/2014/10/star-wars-episode-vii-concept-art-leaks-onto-the-web/
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« Reply #367 on: October 16, 2014, 02:01:03 PM »

Looks like they were playing Destiny when developing the locations.
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« Reply #368 on: November 06, 2014, 05:14:41 PM »

http://www.slashfilm.com/star-wars-7-title-the-force-awakens/

"The Force Awakens" is the title of Ep 7
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« Reply #369 on: November 06, 2014, 05:54:12 PM »

Not sure what to make of the title.  Funny to see the #BetterStarWarsTitles hashtag go crazy on it though.
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« Reply #370 on: November 06, 2014, 07:15:09 PM »

My candidates were:
Star Wars 7: More of the Same
Star Wars 7: Midichlorian Back Wash
Star Wars 7: Jar-Jar Binks-free!
Star Wars 7: Attempting to Undo the Damage George Lucas Did to His Own Franchise

While I think the title's fine, it also makes it sound like a bunch of geriatric Jedi waking from their naps.

Han breaks a leg on the door of the Millenium Falcon ("I can't move! Someone get me crutches!"), Luke sprains his back trying to mount a Tauntaun ("My BACK! Omigod! MY BACK!"), and Leia falls ("I've fallen and I can't get up!!!").  icon_eek

Which maybe IS the plot of JJ Abrams' movie.   smirk Bring your own!

I'm not knocking the elderly. Many of my favorite music groups and actors are simply old.  icon_smile
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« Reply #371 on: November 06, 2014, 09:24:31 PM »

The title works for me just fine.
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« Reply #372 on: November 07, 2014, 02:39:03 AM »

People are saying the title is too generic, but I for one am really happy to see them going back to generic titles. "The Phantom Menace" and "Attack of the Clones" are too of the most god-awful titles in the history of cinema. (And yes, I know they're a nod to old movie serials, blah blah blah don't make excuses for George Lucas' incompetence.)

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« Reply #373 on: November 07, 2014, 05:42:42 AM »

Yeah, I can't say I mind this title. It's perfectly in line with Star Wars tradition. The movies have had banal titles from the very beginning, and "The Force Awakens" avoids sounding cliched. That's enough for me.
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« Reply #375 on: Today at 03:56:04 PM »

Teaser in select theaters starting this Friday

http://www.regmovies.com/Home/promotions/Star-Wars-Trailer-Debut

I'm sure more than this too
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« Reply #376 on: Today at 04:51:56 PM »

Why wait?

http://trailerzone.trendolizer.com/2014/11/star-wars-vii-the-force-awakens-official-teaser-trailer-leaked.html
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« Reply #377 on: Today at 04:59:32 PM »

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« Reply #378 on: Today at 05:11:34 PM »

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That is just...epic.
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« Reply #379 on: Today at 05:49:53 PM »

Spoiler for Hiden:
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« Reply #380 on: Today at 07:37:26 PM »

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