Is the Emperor in Star Wars Episode 9 a Good Idea? | MOVIE FIGHTS

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    Is the Emperor in Star Wars Episode 9 a Good Idea? | MOVIE FIGHTS
    JOSH "JTE" TAPIA vs SASHA PERL-RAVER vs SCOTT MANTZ
    THREE FIGHTERS WILL ENTER, BEST ARGUMENT GETS THE POINT, FIRST TO FOUR WINS!!
    *Round Timestamps in PInned Comment Below*
    Hosted by Hal Rudnick
    Produced by Billy Patterson & Joe Starr
    Tech Director: Josh "JTE" Tapia
    Assistant Editor: Emin Bassavand
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  • Screen Junkies
    Screen Junkies  5 months ago +32

    What do you think about the Emperor's return to Star Wars Episode 9?

    4:47 *- Round 1. We saw the first trailer for "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker" last week and learned about the surprising return of the Emperor! Is putting the Emperor in Episode 9 a good idea or a bad idea?*
    23:33 *- Round 2. All 3 of you are no strangers to reviewing movies, SO: What terribly reviewed movie deserves a second chance?*
    42:20 *- Round 3. “The Curse of La Llarona” opens this weekend. What’s the best horror movie specifically about ghosts?*
    1:00:00 *- SPEED ROUND*


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    • Rman Nayr
      Rman Nayr 3 months ago +1

      STAR WARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    • Emanuela9
      Emanuela9 3 months ago

      Is Jar Jar going to be in it too? If he is, I'm done with Star Wars.

    • REJTAN
      REJTAN 4 months ago

      They're not bringing back the Emperor. This is a marketing ploy that they've done for literally every other teaser for TFA and TLJ. There is no Emperor - its a trailer designed to create hype and controversy.

    • Roei Potash AKA Poihpio
      Roei Potash AKA Poihpio 4 months ago

      The Sixth Sense is a supernatural drama.

    • Easter Fools
      Easter Fools 4 months ago

      Am I the only one who wasn't shocked and awed by the Emperor laugh? It is kinda within the pattern they've been following for the other movies.

  • Lockonnow
    Lockonnow 19 days ago

    sure Cloning is the future so yes it and force power if he have Survivor by use he's force power to for some teleport or some one eles have save him other way

    • Lockonnow
      Lockonnow 19 days ago

      could have been cool if he was save by Janus Greejatus and the Emperor force power Janus Greejatus in to the that shaft so no one know that Emperor was save from death

  • Adlan Kacak
    Adlan Kacak 22 days ago

    imagine Samuel L Jackson play as chucky, HAHAHAHAHAHA~~!!!!

  • Jeryn Lannister
    Jeryn Lannister Month ago

    "No one wants a greatest hits album, I want to hear Dark Side of the Moon" - Eagles: Their Greatest Hits. #1 selling album of all time in USA. Dark Side of the Moon: #26.

  • Sea Snek
    Sea Snek 2 months ago +1

    At this point Snoke is just a joke. No one cares about him anymore

  • Sea Snek
    Sea Snek 2 months ago +1

    I’m of two minds:
    Yes, because I’d like to see something decent
    But on the really big point, NO; this shouldn’t be about the old arcs as this is suppose to be a new trilogy with new problems and heros. But i don’t event know what this series is about now...its just full of Disney’s attempts to leech money off of the fans who have loved this since their childhood..

  • Myla
    Myla 3 months ago

    My three favorite players!

  • Rman Nayr
    Rman Nayr 3 months ago +1

    LOL Yes & No!!

  • Emanuela9
    Emanuela9 3 months ago

    Yes, put everyone, including Jar Jar Binks and the Gunguns. Meesa, meesa! 😋

  • Richard Martin
    Richard Martin 3 months ago

    Ok so I'm 2 minutes in but I'm wondering how Scott and Sasha are going to interact. Lol. Much yelling and talking over. But Scott knows how to reign in...

  • 69johndz
    69johndz 3 months ago

    "Is the Emperor in Star Wars Episode 9 a Good Idea?"...Doesn't matter. Not watching it. Don't care at this point.

  • Rubes2013
    Rubes2013 4 months ago +1

    Round 2: Tron Legacy

  • Jacobe Vieito
    Jacobe Vieito 4 months ago

    He supposed to be died

  • Owen Bitowski
    Owen Bitowski 4 months ago

    Remember when you could download these fights as a podcast?
    Those were the days.

  • Jah Prime
    Jah Prime 4 months ago

    The truth about Star Wars is the franchise really should've only been two movies.

  • Jah Prime
    Jah Prime 4 months ago

    Ill never understand how people think rey should be with kylo. He would do her character a disservice besides the fact that he is a mass murderer and should be locked up even if he turned into a jedi.

  • jason williams
    jason williams 4 months ago

    Vader is not big enough?

  • jason williams
    jason williams 4 months ago

    Skip over the pre game BS to the question at 5:15

  • Will _
    Will _ 4 months ago

    When Sasha brings up the Greatest Showman honest trailer... 👊🏻💥🤕

  • Emily Darwin Mittelmark

    Sasha: Stop interrupting.

  • Michael Laird
    Michael Laird 4 months ago

    Who said he was still alive? Obi-wan and Yoda are still busy playing the game through their proxies. Now that his own proxy has come on the scene, it's Palpatine's turn. Finding out who the proxy is should be a sufficient surprise (and no, it's not Poe).

  • Barney Booth
    Barney Booth 4 months ago

    Scott looks like an old Ryan from The Office

  • Jim Boggs
    Jim Boggs 4 months ago

    The whole new trilogy is bad.....they reversed all the main characters progression. Han went back to being a smuggling scoundrel, Luke went back to a whiney milk drinker, and Leia went back to leading a rebellion.

  • michaeljoudan23
    michaeljoudan23 4 months ago +1

    If Palps was the overarching villain since the start of this trilogy then sure it would make somewhat of a satisfying conclusion however, they decided to put him back ONLY in the LAST film, which means there’s no build up whatsoever for Palp in THIS trilogy. Adding Palp now only shows their desperation to save the franchise.

  • Brett Hunter
    Brett Hunter 4 months ago

    Hoot hoot!

  • Nekonomimi
    Nekonomimi 4 months ago

    Bad idea, but lovin' it! I personally think Palpatine is the greatest antagonists in all of fiction. Hence: I wanna see more regardless of how he fits into the story :)
    I swear: I have a 4" figurine of him encased in a shrine.

  • RWafpre
    RWafpre 4 months ago +1

    Not only is bringing Palpatine back not a good idea, it involves so little creativity that it scarcely qualifies as an idea at all. Star Wars is trying to drain the last drop of nostalgic blood like some kind of parasite, and fans just can't bring themselves to pluck this tick off of themselves. What next, should they bring back Jar Jar too? I'm not giving them any more money unless they start producing GOOD ORIGINAL characters with and GOOD ORIGINAL plots, preferably with dialog which people over the age of 10 can appreciate.

  • THE GAME SEEKERS
    THE GAME SEEKERS 4 months ago

    In the Trailer you hear the Emperor laugh. You get excited or not. When Episode 9 comes out you go watch it, then no Emperor in the movie...lol Got ya suckers!!

  • Jimmy KrabKlaw
    Jimmy KrabKlaw 4 months ago

    I don't think the emperor is coming back in a physical way at most probably be a force ghost.

  • Josh Burkhart
    Josh Burkhart 4 months ago

    Where is all the 1080p quality videos? This included

  • Wraithflaire
    Wraithflaire 4 months ago

    I would not have given Mance the win. He kind of undermanned his argument when he voice his wish that the Palpatine reveal was not in the trailer.

  • Wraithflaire
    Wraithflaire 4 months ago

    Light side you become a force ghost. Dark side you become a force zombie.

  • Kenneth Focarino
    Kenneth Focarino 4 months ago

    I think Palpatine being back is the only way to go at this point. Kylo and Hux are not intimidating or menacing enough to be the main antagonists. There basically a pair of overly emotional fools at this point, with Rey already being within the realm of Kylo's power level, which would a much less interesting final fight.
    There needs to be a more intimidating, grandiose villain, and Palpatine filling that role could do some interesting things. It would officially make him the architect of the the entire film franchise, like 6 and the prequels did before. It would make sense that the same conflict as 30 years ago started up again if it's the same guy pulling the strings the entire time. You could justify the fan service, callbacks, and narrative similarities to the OT a little easier. It also doesn't really diminish Vader's sacrifice any further than ep 7 and 8 already have, and you could have one grand showdown with Kylo and Rey vs Palpatine, this time with the help of the entire Skywalker and Jedi legacy in Force Ghost form supporting them. It didn't take the Father and Son Skywalker's to defeat Palpatine, it took the entire Jedi lineage.

  • Joshua Walkowicz
    Joshua Walkowicz 4 months ago

    Dr. Strangelove or How I Learned to Stop Worrying AND Love the Bomb.

  • Belle Marie
    Belle Marie 4 months ago +1

    Three best ghost horror movies are Frightners, Poltergeist (the original) and Thirteen Ghosts.

  • ModerateWhovian
    ModerateWhovian 4 months ago

    10:28 "That story has already been done"

  • ModerateWhovian
    ModerateWhovian 4 months ago

    As someone who has followed the EU. . . no. . . leave him gone. . .again.

  • Dakota Foote
    Dakota Foote 4 months ago +2

    Sasha, get with the times. Showgirls has a strong fanbase, fan screenings, a drinking game etc. It has been reevaluated and is really loved.

  • Sat Niangi
    Sat Niangi 4 months ago +1

    Best Ghost film = The Others

  • Felpaw Gaming
    Felpaw Gaming 4 months ago +1

    What about poltergieset

  • The Good Prince Stephen Etchison

    If the question wasn’t best Ghost Horror movie, then the best Ghost movie I have seen is still Scooby-Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed.

  • Austin Stowe
    Austin Stowe 4 months ago

    The others is literally about ghost

  • Michel Houellebecq
    Michel Houellebecq 4 months ago

    "Showgirls," is a satire of movies like "A Star is Born." It's hilarious.

  • Mr. Moxie
    Mr. Moxie 4 months ago +1

    Scott should have won

  • joshua snyder
    joshua snyder 4 months ago

    Why did no one pick thirteen ghosts. Best ghost horror film by far

  • GLJohn Stewart
    GLJohn Stewart 4 months ago

    Greatest Showman is a film that manipulates you in the wrong way.

  • GLJohn Stewart
    GLJohn Stewart 4 months ago

    No the Emperor should not have come back. We should have gotten Darth Bane, Raven, Admiral Thrawn, or some other villain we have not seen yet. Bringing The Emperor back retcons the achievements in Return of the Jedi.

  • Skitjamo
    Skitjamo 4 months ago

    Scott should've won on the Kylo Rey argument.

  • Nicole Butler
    Nicole Butler 4 months ago

    These new movies are nothing but elements of the originals rewrapped with toilet paper and duct tape.

  • SuperDenizen
    SuperDenizen 4 months ago

    So is Luke back?

  • KStephenson
    KStephenson 4 months ago

    For the worst Chucky voice, Patrick Warburton would be the worst

  • Scott Fox
    Scott Fox 4 months ago

    Bad idea that lacks any originality!

  • The Last Starfighter
    The Last Starfighter 4 months ago

    The greatest showman is the greatest piece of shit. The worst thing that Hugh Jackman has ever done, except viva laughlin of course and I have seen Australia...

  • The Last Starfighter
    The Last Starfighter 4 months ago

    So far is not the greatest idea, but I could be surprised when I see the movie...

  • AJ Keashon
    AJ Keashon 4 months ago

    I'm surprised Scott didn't say La la l"AND"

  • CamsEyeView
    CamsEyeView 4 months ago

    Man, the arguments are super sloppy in this episode

  • thEluRkeR fRoMbElOw
    thEluRkeR fRoMbElOw 4 months ago

    Dragonslyer 1981. r-rated Hi-Fantasy. Decent practical effects for the times. Keep it true to the OG, very atmospheric and Keep the R rating.

  • Eshaan Agarwal
    Eshaan Agarwal 4 months ago +2

    #speedround
    Which Avengers Endgame character should your opponent play? Pitch the movie with them in it.

  • The Italian Snob
    The Italian Snob 4 months ago +5

    In my opinion he's gonna come back as an idea. As a vision tempting Kylo Ren. If he is physically gonna come back, it will be a really bad idea

  • Giowilldestroyyou
    Giowilldestroyyou 4 months ago

    Lucas films should’ve stayed as Lucas films, Disney is ruining the Star Wars name.

    • GLJohn Stewart
      GLJohn Stewart 4 months ago

      Giowilldestroyyou Like George Lucas did not ruin it with the Special editions and the prequels?