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SPECULATION Disney's fan service theory $$$

Discussion in 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' started by Klai Kenobi, Dec 6, 2017.

  1. Klai Kenobi

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    Hate to be a complete pessimist, but what if Disney, Kathleen and Abrams are so conscious about winning the OT fans only crowd back that they purposely left many story developing answers unanswered to literally then do what fan theories are most popular? I've weirdly thought about this a ton and am worried this is the case considering how fan servicy and open ended the Force Awakens was. Let's be honest when it comes to Lucas he was about the story telling, but Disney ONLY cares about $$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$$

    The most fool proof way of giving many of these stubborn 'fans' what they want wouldn't be difficult for the company to do. Setting up some sort of algorithm to collect the most popular theories out there.. things like what will Rey be a Skywalker or something else? Majority vote. Will Snoke be Plaguis or someone new? Majority vote.
    I wouldn't expect Rian Johnson to adhere to such creative restraints, but after the Force Awakens I could most certainly see that JJ would sell his soul for the sake of success aka $$$$$$$$$$$.
     
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    But how would they determine the "majority vote?" Hire market research firms and call people across the world and ask them Star Wars-related questions? This is some Hollow-Earth level conspiracy. Besides, do you truly believe people care for if Snoke is Plagueis (PS. He's not, it's been debunked by a number of people, Andy Serkis included?) They don't. Also, Lucas was no saint. If he truly was as about storytelling, as you claim him to be, he wouldn't have given away the distribution rights for Episode IV to 20th Century Fox.
     
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    Lucas was a shrewd businessman with a clear end game.
    He never gave up toy rights because he knew that's where he'd make his billions.
     
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    TFA's top domestic box office of all time, not to mention the $2billion worldwide says to me that they are no-longer worried about how fans new and old will accept this new trilogy.

    Also, the fandom should never be allowed to vote on who characters are or what happens. The fandom wouldn't be able to agree on paper towel print. No matter how much that I want to see Luke have offspring and Boba Fett be written off as the chump that he is, I should not have a say in that. These are not our stories.

    To add: It doesn't take amazing analysis to know that Disney is here to make as much money as possible. Nobody invests billions of dollars so that Star Wars fans can be happy. They invested in Star Wars because the know that we will pay, especially if it is good.

    They don't let Rian Johnson (supposedly) change the rules as we know them and then allow him a new trilogy without Skywalkers and Solos because they are all about fan-service for profit want to play it safe.
     
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    If Lucas was all about storytelling, Hayden Christensen would be a bit more popular, and Jake Lloyd would've kept his sanity.

    Story telling .........................................

     
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    Well, maybe @daRinze isn't having the worst day of anyone on the Cantina...
     
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    ??? [​IMG]
     
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    This rant seems much more in need of a hug than your Portman rant. haha
     
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    I had to say one day or another my absolute love for Natalie - and all the hate I wrote about Benjamin Millepied was only humour. :)
    (even if I could give an arm to take his place)
    (but nobody want any of my arms :( )
     
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    Nothing lasts forever. Keep your head up. You may have a chance some day.
     
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    May.
    Or may not.
    There is no certainty. :) :) :) :)




    and to continue the quote-game...
    ... even cold november rain.
    (if you get it then we're friends ;) )
     
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    If only you could pop in front of her van like a god ...
     
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    Good idea, but generally, isn't a devil that pops out of the box ? :) :D

    [​IMG]
     
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    Again...Disney or other people are n Hollywood for that matter makes movies to make money. You act like that is some new thing. And also how do you know the dermographic to determine anything?
     
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    Only thing that "pops" in the cup
     
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    Pretty sure Mr. Lucas was also interested in money as well.

    And there are similarities to the OT in the PT too.

    They go back to Tatooine in TPM, and I've never seen anyone upset about that.
     
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    I don’t at all think that money was his motivation, however. Sure, he was interested in money, because he would then use it to evolve film technology further, etc.

    There’s a reason why James Cameron loves him and wasn’t a fan of TFA, you know, and I don’t think it had anything to do with the actual film in the end.
    Whilst I agree, this feels like a bit of an understatement. There are literally dozens of shot-for-shot mirrors and parallels in the prequel trilogy. :)
     
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    Of course Disney is doing Star Wars films because they want big money. You have to be very naive to think something else.
    --- Double Post Merged, Dec 6, 2017, Original Post Date: Dec 6, 2017 ---
    Greedy or not, George was a terrible filmmaker.
     
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    So why come people aren't upset about that?
     
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    Because it is like poetry, it rhymes.
     
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