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*OFFICIAL* Ron Howard Thread

Discussion in 'Solo' started by Old Biff from the Future, Feb 7, 2016.

  1. Darth Basin The Greatest

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    How about....

    Official Miller and Lord, what could of been Thread.
     
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    This, right here, is a big reason they hired Ron Howard. He gets results in on time. That he was able to do this in the midst of a chaotic production transition is a testament to just how well he can manage a set.
     
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    Ron might be able to save the Franchise, they should fired Katherine Kennedy, and replace it with a more experience person, and let Ron and Dave Filoni, and George Lucas work the creativity of their new movies and future project.
     
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    No.
     
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    She's been making movies for nearly four decades. That's almost as long as the Star Wars franchise has existed, and is exactly as long as the Indiana Jones franchise has been around. Aside from either of those, here are some movies of hers that you might have watched:
    • E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial
    • Gremlins
    • The Color Purple
    • Back To The Future
    • The Goonies
    • An American Tail
    • Empire Of The Sun
    • The Land Before Time
    • Who Framed Roger Rabbit
    • Hook
    • Schindler's List
    • Jurassic Park
    • The Sixth Sense
    • Seabiscuit
    • The Curious Case Of Benjamin Button
    • War Horse
    • Lincoln
    Huh, it's almost as if she knows what she's doing with a track record like that.

    Also, "it" is a "she". Just so we're clear.
     
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    You do know that it was SS who was mostly calling the shots in those movies right?
     
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    KK isn't directing the SW films she is a Producer on them just like all the films mentioned above. The comparison between SW & those other films is absolutely comparable
     
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    Spielberg has said Kennedy is the one who helped save his career. She was the one who pulled him aside and told him to knock off blast. He was a director few actually wanted to work with despite his success because he had a HUGE reputation for going over budget (by a lot) and taking too long to shoot.
    She helped reign him in. He called the shots on the set but she made it happen.
     
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    She not doing a nice job, TFA is saving her right now, the Last Jedi failed in China dropped the second week in China. Black Panther did better than The Last Jedi lol. She gave to much power to Rian and he is not an experience writer or director, no one can debunk it. If Solo Star Wars Story fail, she going have trouble.

    To be correct most of her career she was an Executive producer , not a writer, not a director all those movies she did not make them or write them she was head of its budget!
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    Better yet she can stay on the business end, but she has to leave out the creativity/writing and get more experience directors and writers. If Solo star wars story fail she going be in the hot seat. Because the Last Jedi did not reach the mark in what they want to make off the movie.
     
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    Amazing. Every word in the above post... Is wrong, or misinformed.
    Repeat after me: China does not care about Star Wars. (Plus, the amount of money that a studio gets from China is far less than the amount of money a studio would get from other countries.) Furthermore, Star Wars is successful enough as a brand that it doesn't need China to succeed, even though it would be nice. Few film franchises can say that.
    Domestically, yes, and there's a chance it can do better internationally. But the thing is that Black Panther is, one, a Disney movie, and two, a film that vastly exceeded expectations on every level imaginable. Marvel is a stronger brand internationally even if Star Wars has a stronger cultural imprint. (Also worth noting: BP had a huge drop-off in China in spite of having a much better opening than TLJ.)
    The man directed one of the most critically-acclaimed episodes of a TV program in history (Breaking Bad: "Ozymandias", just so we're clear) and has directed multiple successful films - and counting a short film he worked on, he made as many movies in the director's chair that J. J. Abrams did before he directed a Star Wars movie.
    This is vastly underestimating the role of a producer in the creation of a film. Yes, she managed budgets, but producers are involved in the day-to-day workings of the film, overseeing several key elements of a film's production. She deserves merits for her successes.
    As far as I can tell, she doesn't dictate where the story goes. She's made suggestions.
    It's currently tracking for a $150M opening. And even if it were to fail, that doesn't instantly erase the fact that her previous three movies have made $4B. It'd take a lot more than a Solo flop to cost her her position.
    According to whom? All I see are articles about industry insiders with unrealistic expectations. The movie made upwards of $400M in profit, which is more than enough to fund Solo and the spin-off after that.
     
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    KK knows how to crunch numbers, I'll give her that. Her entertainment decisions (like apparently letting the family reveal of the main protagonist in the hands of only man) highly questionable.
     
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    I think if George wanted to continue making SW movies he wouldn't have sold it. Think he had had enough of fan reactions and appreciation with the PT

    She, along with JJ, were producers and knew exactly what was going on in TLJ before anyone else did. Think they were ok with RJ's story. So far no SW story has failed since the Disney acquisition and KK taking over of LF. If Solo was to fail (which I doubt), don't think it will affect much. Given that is the 4th SW movie in 3.5 years, I think it is possible it may drop off some but nothing to worry KK about.
     
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    Pomo answered you point for point, so there's not much for me to add. I will say that all you've done is string together a ton of assertions, which are, at best, BS. "If Solo" fails, according to you, she'll be in trouble. Why? Three films in the series so far and she's hit homers. Sure, RO wasn't a MASSIVE success, but it was a success. TLJ was also a success. $400 million in profit is pretty darn good.

    Sometimes I wonder why people just jump on here to talk out of their anal rectum. What's the point? At least try and make a decent argument...
     
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    The answer is in the pudding, we see how the Solo movie does, then we see who is right and who is wrong.
     
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    I'm sure you'l find some way to spin it even if Solo is a failure, like you're China argument and you "laugh" at Black Panther "beating" (as if it matters when they're both Disney properties) TLJ you realize that both are successful movies, right? Both are top ten all time domestic. That's nothing to sneeze at.
     
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    Disney own Star Wars and Marvel by Katherine Kennedy does not control marvel and look how big it is.
     
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    you mean that internationally popular franchise that was already more than fifteen years old before Star Wars was even born, and for which they'd been building with big-name stars and glossy marketing since 2008?

    give Star Wars another ten-fifteen years and then maybe you can even compare the two, but even then that's apples and oranges and always will be.
     
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    Techincally, Star Wars has generations on Marvel movies, so you really can't compare the two.
     
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    right: you can't compare the two.

    and technically the Marvel franchise has been building an international fanbase since at least 1962.
    that's a 15-year head start on Star Wars. i'm talking popularity and brand-recognition, not just the films themselves.
     
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