/tv/ irrevocably blown the fuck out, just close this board already Hiroyuki
>This peculiar contradiction began to resolve itself with the pleasures of “Attack of the Clones.” There, Lucas’s force awakens. The movie’s rich-hued palette alone is a jolt from the start, and the movie’s action scenes have an alluring, entrancing kinetic vigor and texture.
>What endures for the critics and their lay associates, for aesthetes who live for the beauty and the pleasure of movies, is Lucas’s directing—of two films, “Attack of the Clones” and, especially, “Revenge of the Sith.” If Lucas had done nothing else in his life, he’d have an honored place in my personal pantheon for that work.
>What endures for the critics and their lay associates, for aesthetes who live for the beauty and the pleasure of movies, is Lucas’s directing—of two films, “Attack of the Clones” and, especially, “Revenge of the Sith.”
"True patricians enjoy X", this guy is probably a frogposter
>RLM BTFO by actual patricians
Thank you, Jew Yorker.
you guys are retarded. despite the New Yorker generally being a great magazine, their film section is always the weakest part of the whole and their worst offender for generally tone deaf taste is Richard Brody.
that being said, I hate all Star Wars movies equally but you guys are being dumbasses by revering a writer you've embarrassingly never even heard of
Reminder that The New Yorker also said The Force Awakens had a magnificent soundtrack, which is equally bullshit.
Also, another reminder that the New Yorker is not one person or a hivemind. That's what I primarily like about it, actually. John Cassidy might write something that someone else would pen a disagreeing article later on. It takes longform journalism seriously.
>Abrams’s shortcomings as a rebooter also make it easier to appreciate Lucas. Lucas didn’t always think of himself as a great director. (He has often said he was mostly a great editor.) But he was a Tolkien-level master at creating new worlds—as the critic Tom Shone noted, he created so many that Abrams didn’t seem to feel the need to create any.
This is from a different article but it does a good job of showing some of Abrams' shortcomings compared to Lucas.
I agree with a lot of Brody's opinions, unfortunately this stupid article is going to be paraded around /tv/ for the forseeable future just because someone who isn't some youtuber has this opinion.
Doesn't help that Brody's ridiculous writing style convinces plebs that he's some sort of ultra-intelligent savant and his opinion should be taken as fact.
That said, I am legitimately glad that Lucas is being appreciated more and the high points of the prequels are being singled out, though I don't get the problem he has with Williams, personally.
>Hearing Williams’s compositions for “Star Wars” is like being ordered, loudly and aggressively, to feel, and to feel one thing. It sounds calculated to bludgeon a viewer into submission, to create a cowed unanimity of simple and narrow emotions that are the antithesis of imagination and fantasy.
Why is this allowed?
The whole article feels like a 12 year old with a dictionary at hand trying to type big words for an essay due tomorrow what a fucking retard
What a bombastic and pretentious way to write an opinion piece. I can't even take it seriously. The article is too self-impressed. It's far more interested in sounding intelligent and cultured instead of conveying its opinion.
We've already been over this.
Episode 1: Movie
Episodes 2-3: Cinema
Episode 4: Movie
Episode 5: Film
Episode 6: Movie
Episode 7: Flick
> people are allowed to dislike Williams
> anyone who dislikes the prequels are Disney shills
> anyone who dislikes TFA are contrarians
Seriously, because you seem like a good guy, but where do you think you are?
>editor: We need a Star Wars article...some new perspective!
>blogger: New perspective? shit half the internet is star wars articles.
>editor: Ill give you 1/2 a portion.
>blogger: What if...we say the prequels were the best movies?
>editor: give me 2000 words
And thats how these "BTFO" articles are created.
>their film section is always the weakest part of the whole
no that would be the music section
>you guys are being dumbasses by revering a writer you've embarrassingly never even heard of
are you fucking retarded i had a subscription to the magazine for years and still regularly listen to brody's podcast
>On the other hand, it must be satisfying to see his gifts as a director, so long forgotten, be praised. “The Force Awakens” makes it once again possible to think about George Lucas as a man of imagination, of conviction, and (minus Jar Jar Binks) of taste—as a brilliant appropriator rather than an average one. It took a forgery to get him called an artist.
Anakin and Vader