Into Darkness is without a doubt somehow no only better than the 2009 movie but also better than the majority of the prime timeline movies. Like, the worst thing is the whole Khan played by Cumberbatch bit. It’s at the very least worth the ticket
Maybe I’ll rent it.
I dunno I guess I’m just annoyed that they couldn’t even get a dude with brown skin to play Khan, not like that there’s plenty of actors that could’ve done that.
It ain’t that hard you guys I’ll still give you credit even if he’s not Indian it sure as hell is better than pasty milk-skinned lizard man with oddly seductive voice.
gamegeneral asked: If anything, you're Matban.
I was hoping for Manbat, he’s pretty rad.
but Cat, you can handle this. Because you’re the hero the Internet deserves, but not the one it needs right now. So the fanboys will attack you, because you can take it. also why was this the most motivational thing I could think of at 4 am?
Because we’re fucking nerds and for us everything defaults to Batman.
Especially at 4 AM.
i read some of jay naylors porn out of masochistic self destructive hatred and
i just watched a chick pop a lollipop into her ass then pull it out again and suck on it before taking her brothers dick
Ban this sick filth.
I have yet to hear a mash-up of a Death Grips song with samples from episodes of Game Grumps and considering I have seen a photoshop of Death Grumps already I am very disappointed.
we can’t be the only two people who want this crossover to happen WE CAN’T BE
Damn my near complete lack of basic sound-editing ability and musical talent.
I’m really glad they did decide to just make it an alternate universe instead of try to wipe away the entire rest of the franchise, but it’s still a poor choice to have put so much plot-relevant info in comics only read by hardcore fans.
Yeah, what the hell?
I ain’t gonna read those comics I didn’t like the new reboot that much.
I mean I liked the first reboot movie fine, I haven’t seen Into Darkness and with Benedict Cumberbatch playing Khan, I’m not sure I want to.
tf2shitfest asked: All this Star Wars talk on my dash tonight. And here I sit being that guy who's like "Meh, it's okay I guess." I think people just like BF because their like "omg such a Dark Horse" or whatever. I don't even think he's that important. Then again, I only ever saw the movies. [shrugs into the darkness of space]
Most of what I’ve experienced of Star Wars is just the movies as well, along with a few other odd things.
I like to keep things simple.
I just like his outfit
Maybe it’s the costume?
That’s like literally the only reason, isn’t it?
And that’s like the only reason Jango Fett is even in Attack of the Clones.
Yeah the outfit looks cool and all but there ain’t nothin’ else memorable about his character.
Allow me to explain you a thing
dear god did I actually type that?
Anyway. This is very much based on my own reasons for liking the character of Boba Fett enough to get into the Expanded Universe stuff with him.
Boba Fett is, to me and I’m sure others, a cool character because he is the most morally ambiguous character in the entire original trilogy. Well, that’s a contributing factor, as is the fact that his moral ambiguity makes him one of the more reality-friendy characters while his design maintains the awesomeness of Star Wars. What really made him cool to me as a child and has kept him cool to me is actually less the character himself and more who he’s inspired by. In large part, Boba Fett is basically the Man With No Name in space. He carries himself with a cool confidence not man other characters have in the trilogy, at least not in the same way. Which is, of course, because Jeremy Bulloch decided to portray him that way but it’s not just the physicality of the character but the dialogue too that is heavily inspired by both Clint Eastwood’s Man With No Name and other morally ambiguous Western characters.
Boba Fett has a reputation as one of the most ruthless and notorious bounty hunters in the galaxy, and it’s not handled poorly in ESB or even RotJ. No one says “oh my god it’s Boba Fett, he’s so scary and infamous.” If it had been handled that way, his apparent death would have been nothing but hilarious. It’s all handled through implication. Fett is the only character other than The Emperor and Luke in the Original Trilogy that can get away to talking to Darth Vader with anything less than the utmost respect, and he doesn’t just do it once but almost every line of his limited dialogue. Vader specifically singles out Fett when he tells the bounty hunters in ESB “no disintegrations.” Fett is the only one to even think of how Han chose to hide the Falcon in order to escape the Empire.
Also, Fett’s outfit is a big part. Not just because it’s awesome, but when taken in tandem with his characterization it really made me as a kid want to find out what the hell was up with this guy. His armor has the look of being both well-loved, old, and somewhat cobbled together. It has the same lived in look of any well-costumed character from a number of movies, like Indy’s outfit does. It makes you wonder how the hell it got all the dents and scratches on it.
Boba Fett is awesome to me and I’ll never change my opinion, but damn if Lucas hasn’t been trying with the prequels and the clone wars to make me not like Fett anymore.
Oh man I am so glad you didn’t use anything in the expanded universe to justify your argument THANK YOU.
And yeah I see your point but at the same time this is drawing a lot from a very small amount of time on screen. He is cool looking, he doesn’t talk a lot, he’s willing to cooperate with the Empire to get to Han Solo and apparently he has enough of a reputation that he has to be reminded not to disintegrate anybody, but at the same time I feel like the glorification of his rather simple (but very effective and admittedly memorable) character is blown entirely out of proportion. I guess there’s also the idea of the less known about his character would make him more compelling, and it just feels like a lot of the Expanded Universe (and eventually the Prequels) just kind of shoved all these SUPER SPECIAL MARY SUE TRAITS onto him and it just really wasn’t needed. I’m pretty hard pressed to think of a character who fulfilled such a basic role in a film with such a limited amount of screen time and almost no dialog that gets the kind of unbridled worship and adoration as Boba Fett. I almost kind of wish he’s been characterized the exact same way and just be some kind of gross ugly alien.
I think my lack of interest in Boba Fett probably has a lot of roots in overblown fanboy reactions to him. And to spite those same fanboys, I am not afraid to say that I fucking love Ewoks and anybody who doesn’t think murderous bloodthirsty teddy bears with shih tzu faces aren’t great just because George tried to make toys out of them (ignoring that they are MURDEROUS and BLOODTHIRSTY and WANT TO EAT LUKE AND HAN SOLO AND CHEWIE WHEN THEY FIRST ENCOUNTER THEM) then they can kiss my ass.
Ewoks are pretty damn cool and I never really understood the hate they get. it’s probably because of the 80s cartoon and the two made for TV live action movies that were aimed at the 3-to-8 demographic, which is a moronic reason to hate them. Hell, I know I’ve kept the EU out of this mostly but one of my favorite stories from the Dark Horse Star Wars Tales comics was about an ex-stormtrooper having war flashbacks in a bar decades later because of just how violent and bloodthirsty the Ewoks were. But anyway, back to the topic at hand.
As much as I like Boba Fett, he is undoubtedly an overblown character in the Star Wars fandom. The reasons I like the character may explain why some other people like him, but I cannot honestly apply my own argument for finding him to be a cool character to the entire Boba Fett worship phenomena. It’s just too ridiculously overblown these days to accept that.
Also I did not get to your other post before because I follow a bunch of people and also I was busy typing replies and that gets me way behind, so yeah.
… Also that comic you mentioned? I would probably read that.
objectorbit asked: I think explaining some of Boba's life isn't a bad idea, but the direction they went was total Mary Sue bullshit. Even crippled like he is, very few fuckers can take on Darth Vader in a one on one on foot fight at that point in time in the timeline. It's just dumb that someone not Force empowered could even do that. Showing some of his lead up to badassness is cool, but he shouldn't be a hero like some of the asks you've been sent imply. He does shit for the money like any good bounty hunter.
That kind of ridiculous OOC garglemesh being canon just flips my burgers.
Hey George Lucas hire me to write an Expanded Universe novel, it’s gonna be all about Salacious Crumb being a loose canon undercover cop and he’s got like a million Twi’Lek bitches all over him and he never actually died when Jabba’s palace exploded and all of it will be canon and everybody will just have to suck my dick.
cognitionadrift asked: Man, this really turned into thing, didn't it? I actually read one of the EU books about Boba Fett, and like 2/3rds of it seemed to have been written with the author's lips firmly around his armor-plated cock. I'd been aware of the levels the EU had hyped him to, but I'd never actually seen it until then, and now I can't take him seriously as a character anymore.
I would probably read that book if it was literally about the author sucking off Boba Fett.
Not gonna lie.