Rolling Star Wars Thread

if you want something that feels like star wars but with a lot of camp acting and racist undertones, Episode 1 is a peach

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Is that opening minute the only time the Stormtroopers precisely shoot anything in the OT? Hoth was all ATATs and Ewoks don’t count…

Are AT-AT drivers (is this the correct term?) Stormtroopers?

God damn that’s cold man.

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It’s quite lucky there isn’t much racism in the OT, reckon through pure chance based on Indiana Jones

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Actually, maybe they should count double for Stormtroopers as they’re a smaller target.

Plenty of exclusion going on.
The OT shows space is wonderfully diverse, unless you’re human.

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think the metaphor of OT felt like evil white guys vs good white guys

so the only implicit racism is that there’s mainly just white guys except for lando

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I think that is used to convey the empire being evil, whereas the rebels are more diverse especially in ROTJ

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I’m happy for you that you can enjoy a tooled up monolithic empire slaughtering an indigenous population defending their home.

In the OT Lando is the only main character who isn’t white, and in Empire he screw the heroes over. There’s another xwing pilot of colour in Rotj maybe but it’s not like the Rebels were depicted as multicultural.
Mind you there’s only 2 women with speaking lines in the OT but sensibly the rebels knew to listen to them both and put them in charge.

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Think even in empire Lando is sympathetic but yeah take your point

I will say this:
In terms of the OT and esp ANH.
I could relate to the rebels inherently as having an empire invading, crushing populations it had no right to and being overseen by old white British lads wasn’t just star wars, it was happening on the streets of my town.
So there’s that aspect I guess.

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this is something i’d never considered before. thank you dude

3 women with speaking parts. Leia, Mon Mothma and Aunt Beru. But I guess your point still stands

good news, the Babu Frik funko pop is here

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Yknow. I don’t think I’ve ever watched RotJ all the way through.

I’ve seen bits. I know there’s Boba Fett and a Sarlak pit and a gold bikini and some ewoks and stormtroopers driving bikes into trees and Vader throwing the emperor down a hole or something… but… err… got no idea what actually happens.

so basically, there’s Boba Fett and a Sarlak pit and a gold bikini and some ewoks and stormtroopers driving bikes into trees and Vader throwing the emperor down a hole and some ewoks dancing

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Could still sign a trade deal with the UK

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