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Discussion in 'Entertainment Forum' started by Ian Reus, Mar 15, 2019 at 19:47.

  1. Mar 15, 2019 at 19:47
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    So what's the deal with that grand Moff Tarkin cnut?
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    Is he ranked higher than Vader or not?
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    Eboue nasty little twerp with crazy bitter-man opinions

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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Good. Glad we cleared that up quickly.
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    Mrs Smoker Full Member

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    Probably not, but probably have as much say, if not more, on Death Star as he was there from the beginning. Ships captain and all that.

    And guess Vader is respectful of him.
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    stevoc Full Member

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    What the feck was going on in that last Mission Impossible movie?

    Was there any sort of plot?

    Did they have a script they worked from or did they just wing it?
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    Was it really necessary to cast two such drab actors as Ford & Gosling in Blade Runner and its sequel? They were totally outshone by their co-stars, male and female, in both films...
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    Eckers99 Michael Corleone says hello

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    Tarkin is the Woody to Vader's Jose.
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    Is that the prisoner cell planet H one?

    Pretty sure there was an alien cutting about the craft when it landed as Ripley confirmed its presence when he got temporary reactivated.
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    BrianMcClair'sBarnet Full Member

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    This one onboard the Sulaco,which kick started the events of A3 with the fire breakout.
    The Queen clearly didn't do it, if we're going by continuity.

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    Cheesy Bread with dipping sauce Scout

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    I think Vader didn't really have an official rank as such. More just a sort of trusty hitman for the Emperor who operated on his own but obviously worked within the Empire all the same. Tarkin's in charge of the Death Star so gets authority since he runs the big space ball thingy.
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    Cheesy Bread with dipping sauce Scout

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    I thought Ford was fine in the first one, just doesn't help that Batty is the much more interesting character.
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    How the feck was Star Wars set in „a long time ago“ ? It should be in the future
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    Synco Full Member

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    Because it's "in a galaxy far, far away", where the future happened earlier.
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    Welsh Wonder A dribbling mess on the sauce

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    Revan Assumptionman

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    He is not. Only Palps is higher than Vader.

    Tarkin was very high ranked though, and Vader respected him a lot.
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    I think this is the only major flaw of the first Star Wars film. Vader is introduced as the main villain - his screen presence is utterly and completely dominant, and the camera seems to buckle every time he walks into shot - but Tarkin (as you've established with that clip) is always referred to as his superior, so despite the best film's best efforts it can never decide whether Vader is the main villain or simply Tarkin's henchman. As a starting point of the original trilogy it makes sense that Vader begins as part of Tarkin's team in A New Hope and gets promoted to Tarkin's role in Empire Strikes Back (Side point: let's face it, Irvin Kershner knew what to do with Vader on every level, to the point where I'd say Vader in Empire is the scariest motherfecking villain of all time)

    ... But Star Wars was a standalone film upon release so Vader's arc within the original would have remained undefined and slightly muddled if the franchise had failed, as many of the crew were concerned it would. The Empire Strikes Back is the ultimate sequel for a number of reasons: it brilliantly enhances and expands the Star Wars universe in the most exciting way possible (in a way that, in my opinion, has only been matched in the two sequels), and it significantly adds layer upon layer of depth to every main character. But most importantly, it answers your big question. There's some uncertainty with Vader's role in A New Hope (Is he the villain or just the heavy? Is he connected to Luke or just interested? Did he die at the end or just spin out?), but Empire Strikes Back answers everything you had in your mind about the original and confirms that Vader is the guy in so many ways.

    The Last Jedi's my favourite Star Wars film but Empire is near-perfect.
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    Just by sheer luck Ford performance works in first movie if............................he is actually human being and not a robot.

    The movie really does fall on its arse if Ford is a android.
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    Carolina Red Moderator Staff

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    This. Also, in the book series, Vader listens to Tarkin out of pure respect for the man. Tarkin was Vader’s dark side Yoda.
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    it's not movie but... in X-Files - who or what exactly killed Mulder's sister? :annoyed:
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    Marcelos Wallace's soul is the top pick I heard.
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    I also assumed that Vader is existing outside of the official Imperial hierarchy (although now I'm remembering that he was called "general Vader" at some point), so Tarkin is in charge of the whole Death Star thingy, but has to listen to Vader as he has the Emperor's ear.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Darth Vader was, apparently, pretty much the Emperor's muscle. Tarkin was a very high ranking governor and commander of the death star. He and Vader we tasked with crushing the Rebel Alliance and worked together to achieve that aim.
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    spwd likes: servals, breasts, rylan clark and zooey

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    Really?:confused:
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    That one's true.
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    Ok Dwazza, I believe you’re an upstanding guy and wouldn’t wind me up :nervous:, but why his soul?
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    Ian Reus Ended 14 years of Grand National sweepstakes

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    He was probably selling it to the devil for money and power.
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    Dwazza Gunnar Solskjær Lutefisk is it!

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    Well, it's something that I've heard, too. We don't know how or why Marsellus' soul ended up in such a state, but it increases the importance of the case and why the couriers, Jules and Vincent, are loath to relinquish it under any circumstances. The premise also fits nicely with Jules' mantra, Ezikiel 25:17, as one could imagine a disembodied soul would need a righteous person to lead it back where it belongs.
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