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  1. BlackRose

    The Happytime Murders

    3. This looks like the kind of movie that's way better when you're wasted.
  2. BlackRose

    Harmony Gold suing Tatsunoko

    That the owners of Battletech keep trying to use those designs even though they know they're not allowed to kinda doesn't fit with the idea that the first time was innocent. If the first time was an innocent misunderstanding then that would have been it, you know? They would have let those designs go and let it be. But they keep coming back to them and trying to use them and they keep getting in trouble for it. That says that they know it's wrong and they don't care and are going to keep trying until they find a way to get away with it. They're privately owned, right? Cuz if they had shareholders those shareholders would be pretty mad that they keep wasting cash fighting this lost cause fight.
  3. Untitled: the Boba Fett Story? I don't care if it's an after-credits scene or whatever, I really want Fett's Vette in there. I always liked the ones that had no real ties to the movies, like the Old Republic stuff. Back when lightsabers had extension cords and the Sith were red space monkey men with crystal swords. It let them go to strange new places other than the used future style that the original trilogy had.
  4. The one and only thing I want from this movie is that they somehow work in the song Fett's 'Vette.
  5. Who are we kidding here? Has a change.org petition ever actually resulted in the person receiving it doing something besides just deleting the change.org e-mail without reading it? You're missing a couple of zeros between your goal and the point where you stand a chance of being taken seriously by the people you want to influence. 200 random internet strangers is not going to impress anybody. They might pay attention if you get 20,000 signatures. If you get 200,000 signatures then you might have a chance of being taken seriously.
  6. The most half-assed part is that it was all "explained" in a businessman's powerpoint slideshow in an episode that was just one big exposition dump.
  7. Oh yeah. At a level that would make even an EF5 tornado seethe with envy. Hiring a writer who can actually write? That would be a good place to start. Azuki Fuji is definitely better than the writers of the series. Shame the movie is a compilation one. That means any improvement isn't going to be very big because it will be reusing material from the series.
  8. You can't really judge Delta on its own merits because it puts so much effort into tying in to Frontier. It's one thing to have a character who fills the same kind of role as an existing character. It's a lot less acceptable IMO to have the majority of the "new" characters be almost exact copies of characters from the previous show with only a little change to their art that barely makes them look different.
  9. Delta isn't really a "Macross World". Like the song goes, "Welcome to Walkure World", all Macross stuff purely incidental.
  10. I definitely disagree that they were well thought-out. It was super obvious that Macross Delta was a minimum effort sequel that just copied characters from Macross Frontier for most of its cast but didn't develop them at all past basic traits. Mikumo is just Sheryl in her ice queen mode from early in Frontier. Hayate is Alto without the family issues or ambition. Freyja is Ranka without her extreme doormat tendencies. Arad is Ozma minus the family connection. Messer is Brera minus the family connection. Etc. Etc. The ones who aren't just copies of Frontier characters without the personality are basic stock characters rounding out the normal Five Girl Band for magical girls and idol music shows with a big boobed ditz (Makina) and and quiet nerdy girl (Reina) thrown together for girl on girl fanservice. This is the truest thing that has been said in this topic.
  11. That's not what the show says about her though. She quit the military and joined Χάος because the pressure her family's legact put her under was too much for someone who was only an average pilot. The show forgets she exists at Freyja's birthday and she's just a background character until the end. From this thread and the new episode review threads it looks like most people would say the writing was the most glaring issue. Not to be rude but what show were you watching? Most of them don't even get back stories and most of the ones that do have so little it'd be one line on a Trivial Pursuit card. The coma thing is so overused in fiction though and it creates way too many loose ends because people will expect them to snap out of it at the most dramatic moment.
  12. A little equal-opportunity fanservice would be nice to counterbalance Makina letting it all hang out. Shame all the good-looking guys in the show were the villains. It does kinda, doesn't it?
  13. True, the ones you listed didn't really do much of anything in the show. I'd just cut them, rather than kill them off. Can they? Reina works for Xaos because she got busted after failing to hack them and she only succeeds when Roid lets her. Makina never does anything with airplanes in the show except call one of them cute.