Favourite trilogy

Discussion in 'Star Wars' started by ShadowDragon, Oct 6, 2007.

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Old or New?

  1. Origninal Trilogy- Ep IV, V, VI

    8 vote(s)
    66.7%
  2. New Trilogy- Ep I, II, III

    4 vote(s)
    33.3%
  1. ShadowDragon

    ShadowDragon Slave of Duty/Son of Hell

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    Just wondering which Star Wars series you think is better- the original or the newer ones?
    Personally I like the original trilogy much better than new ones. Better actors, better story, better ships and (perhaps beat of all) no Hayden Christiansen and his awful awful acting(he played Anakin in the new series for anyone who doesn't know)

    But what do you think?
     
  2. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    You should have put up a choice if people like them both...cause I do...I'm not going nostaligic saying oh the originals were better, cause actually they weren't...The new ones have a better story, better effects...the acting...that's just 30's style and was done deliberatly which people don't accept or don't understand....they think it's either bad acting or bad directing by George Lucas...as long as they can blame someone for not liking the style. I do agree on one thing and that's the ships...Nothing can beat a Super Star Destroyer or an X-Wing imo...So don't get me wrong...I love the classics! But to say they are better than the prequels....no...to me it's one big thing, one big story, so it's difficult for me to say what is my favourite...I guess I do have them that being Empire Strikes Back and Revenge of the Sith.
     
  3. Padmé

    Padmé Mrs Cascador

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    I voted for the prequels because they give me a better understanding and appreciation of the originals.
     
  4. lewy

    lewy Lewy the lethal lunatic!

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    For me it's the new trilogy.
    It introduced me to the whole saga, so it's kinda nostalgic, really :)
     
  5. ShadowDragon

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    You make some good points, yes the prequels do have a good storyline (although personally I just like the old series better) , however for me Ep II really let the trilogy down- I just can't stand that movie, I can get about halfway through and I just give up- whereas the classic movies were, imo, consistently good movies. Also, could you explain the 30's style acting thing?
     
  6. Lady_of_Shalott

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    The originals for me! The prequels were amazing, and they fleshed out the story nicely, had great graphics, and MUCH better lightsabre fights, but the originals have the characters I like the best: Han Solo, Lando, and Luke.
     
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    Original trilogy of course. And especially Ep IV.
    One of the best movie ever. The new trilogy was not bad but Ep.I was movie till 12 year. Only for children. Ep.II was good. There was slowly showing Anakin has something dark inside (revenge, politician opinion). In Ep.III was realy stupid reason why Anakin stayd dark lord.

    If somebody tell me, he can help to my wife stay alive and then he tell me "I ma sorry YOU kill her", first I would do to kill him and not help him to rule in the world.
    Ep.III was fiasco
     
  8. lewy

    lewy Lewy the lethal lunatic!

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    yes, mayhaps it wasn't the best. But you've got to admit it- It had some ass-kicking effects!:eek:
     
  9. Overread

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    For me the originals stood out better than the new - I find a heck of a lot of CGI just does not fit well into films, it stands out too much.
    Also - I prefer the originaly before lucas edited them, repacing the model ships with CGI and changing the voice of liea (I know I got that spelling wrong)
     
  10. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    Changing the voice of Leia? (at least that's who I think you presume...)
    Besides replacing the model ships with CGI is exaggerated...Most original scenes were kept in episode IV, there were only a few scenes added in CGI to make it more dynamic and in ep VI no ship was replaced with CGI.
     
  11. ShadowDragon

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    I think Overread means the ships from the prequels.
     
  12. Cascador

    Cascador Who's Anakin?

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    No I don't think so...he already spoke about the prequel trilogy before, then he started about classics being edited...
     
  13. Kakashi

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    the classic trilogy.
     
  14. Kaelmarr

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    I would have to say the original trilogy is a bit better, but I definitely enjoyed both of them.
     
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    The Thrawn Trilogy :)
     
  16. mz-readaholic

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    I like both, but I would have to vote for the prequels as I think they explore the characters better and help you understand the story more.