Star Wars - How To Kill A Franchise

05 Th07, 2020
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0:00 - Introduction
4:45 - Part 1 - The Whole Trilogy is a Bad Sequel
21:52 - Part 2 - A Boring World
54:11 - Part 3 - A Confused Vision
1:06:40 - Part 4 - A Better Story
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  • Hey guys, I hope you like this video. I'm not joking when I say this took over a month to make. I don't think I even took a day off in that month. All I did was make this, but I hope you appreciate the work I put into it :D I'd like to quickly mention that I'd love it if you could join my discord server. I'm always active on it, and it's where viewers of this channel meet to discuss writing related issues and have a lot of interesting conversations. If you're interested in joining my community or just saying hi to me, feel free to click the link below. Join my discord:

    The Closer LookThe Closer Look9 tháng trước
    • This was good. Really really good. The only thing bad about is that I don't get to see those movies outlined, they would be fantastic, every character gets better treatment, especially Luke.

      chillimackchillimack5 ngày trước
    • If you hate the world-building of The Sequels then you're gonna absolutely LOATHE the world-building of a show called "RWBY".

      LUGERshom Dela CruzLUGERshom Dela Cruz5 ngày trước
    • That cal guy should be lukes son. I feel like the impact would hit even harder

      FunkMaster FunkFunkMaster Funk12 ngày trước
    • good idea

      ben shipiroben shipiro14 ngày trước
    • Why you aren't working with Disney to make a Better sequel and decanonize this one

      Antonella PanzaAntonella Panza15 ngày trước
  • I think your story is good overall, but I don't understand Rey's fathers intentions of having a child with a monster and then stealing it for a better cause

    Legyen GézaLegyen Géza4 giờ trước
  • 1:41:53 rEpObLiC

    ImDannyIGuessImDannyIGuess6 giờ trước
  • Your rewrite is absolutely incredible I wish this was the Star Wars that we got!

    Mr. SharkMr. Shark8 giờ trước
  • 4:25 I hope I never see Mark look look so depressed ever again.

    shadow01shadow0110 giờ trước
  • Star Wars Sequels Zach Snyder cut

    Brandon VillatuyaBrandon Villatuya16 giờ trước
  • It's hilarious how the mob mentality of this fandom is so strong, that the author of this amazing analysis is afraid to admit all the great things about the Prequels and feels the need to apologise every time they come up :D People should stop feeling uncomfortable for liking the Prequels. Not liking them is a matter of taste. Insisting that they were badly written movies is just ignorant.

    Daria KhomiakovaDaria Khomiakova17 giờ trước
  • Star Wars - How To Kill A Franchise. Make the prequels.

    A-duckA-duck21 giờ trước
  • Okay someone needs to make the better story an actual thing. Like seriously, it's amazing.

    Gianna DiMaggioGianna DiMaggio22 giờ trước
  • 53:37 this would be genuinely the only part of new trilogy that would make me smile

    M&MM&M22 giờ trước
  • I'm not a Star Wars fan, but even I mourn all the wasted potential that you've described in this video. Your improvments would make the stories soooo much better and I regret that this story can't happen in an improved way now... 😔 That applies both to the improved version and the rewrite, I'd be fine with both.

    LothirilLothirilNgày trước
  • Kennedy and Johnson are trash.

    Caballein SanCaballein SanNgày trước
  • tracked speeders are shielded so that's a plus

    Alex BrownAlex BrownNgày trước
  • He's right when he says i came to watch the rants of an outraged English man

    Jack GearsJack GearsNgày trước
  • I think your giving the original movies too much credit. They were just fun movies... not fully fleshed out worlds. The prequels and sequels try to build that up and there is nothing there. Jedi ended this series. It was a sour note ending but it was the end. Star Wars (even the original and empire) are movies best left to live in your memories.

    dwayne downingdwayne downingNgày trước
  • yep recent star wars are crap. to be honest i have never watch any of those because i have read the reviews that it was really bad.

    Haru GloryHaru GloryNgày trước
  • What are the chances that Disney can pull off "the entire trilogy was a dream sequence Luke/Kylo/Rey/someone had...HERE is the real story!!" and then do TCL's *actual* story??? Edit: you know, it makes perfect sense for this to be Rey's fever-dream. Who else would possibly imagine she'd have such unimaginable powers & abilities with no effort, time, or training? It's madness!!

    Mike SusalkaMike SusalkaNgày trước
  • Your story ideas are just awful.

    FipsFips2 ngày trước
    • Yikes you just posted cringe

      David GreenDavid Green8 giờ trước
  • You know this is really late but i sick of people saying their not angry just disappointed just say you disappointed that it.

    O PO P2 ngày trước
  • Why the hell didn’t we get this story, ffs Disney?,!!!! Crowd fund this guy and Star Wars theory and we will have a new amazing sequel

    JaceJace2 ngày trước
  • Why the hell didn’t we get this story, ffs Disney?,!,,,

    JaceJace2 ngày trước
  • Ok, right the speeders were designed to have greater traction, presumably they double as tractors. You said they're worse in every possible way, but I'd contend that if you wanted to pull things they'd be better than the floaty ones, right? Obviously though it renders their name innappropriate. I'm imagining the "speeder" frame is like a standard modular model and they adapt it for whatever work they're being shipped out to do.

    Jimbo DoomfaceJimbo Doomface2 ngày trước
  • My only issue with the alternate sequel Story he has outlined, is that the Jedi Temple being a museum doesn’t make sense, because I’m pretty sure it was converted into palpitines imperial palace during the empire, But I love everything else about this

    Attack EmuAttack Emu2 ngày trước
    • According to the comics, it was not really touched. but I can examine it being converted into a mueseum maybe.

      Poisoned Pawns - ChessPoisoned Pawns - ChessNgày trước
  • I loved your pitch. I loved it so much I have replaced those terrible sequels with your vision. There may be hope for Star Wars after all. Good work!

    Sam ByrneSam Byrne2 ngày trước
  • i honestly dont get how people give hate on the prequels

    X_Indentity826 _X_Indentity826 _2 ngày trước
  • Disney pls watch this

    X_Indentity826 _X_Indentity826 _2 ngày trước
  • how is it a youtuber writes a far superior story than the paid professionals?

    simosimo3 ngày trước
  • That was awesome bro, thank you

    Nahthingrel ProductionsNahthingrel Productions3 ngày trước
  • I almost cried at the alternative trilogy, Disney should really consider give this man a staff and money and let him rewrite the sequels

    NykomNykom3 ngày trước
  • Are you related to "Voltaire´s ghost"? Sounds soooo similar...

    Roli MPunktRoli MPunkt3 ngày trước
  • Jesus christ, I never thought a VIworld video ranting about Star Wars being bad would bring happy tears to my face. This channel is a blessing to the site and this video is a work of art on its own.

    Philip MørkebergPhilip Mørkeberg3 ngày trước
  • Abrams wasn’t force to resurrect Palpatine. He could have resurrected Snoke! He’s such a lazy hack that his mission of recycling the OT led him to resurrect a character whose death was critical to the narrative of the OT. I don’t think Abrams respected the franchise. His “mystery box” gimmick disguised his problems. You prove this yourself. Han Solo isn’t identical. He degenerated. All the characters did. The most beloved sequel is surely The Empire Strikes Back.

    Tim BoTim Bo3 ngày trước
  • 1:34:28 "Did I ever tell you the tragedy of Darth Plaguise the wise?"

    Jojobnono33Jojobnono333 ngày trước
  • the only good scene in that trilogy is that fight on exogol in episode 9

    aiden haleyaiden haley3 ngày trước
  • Dang you are good at story telling

    LittleZee GamingLittleZee Gaming4 ngày trước
  • I have to admit, it was pretty bad. Didn't even finish the last movie.

    DirtySaltyBugDirtySaltyBug4 ngày trước
  • I miss Star Wars Force Collection! :(

    Kyle MatlockKyle Matlock4 ngày trước
  • its.... its fucking beautiful. I nearly shed a tear when you said Luke died.... and when you had the scene with the force ghosts being pride full.... I want to see this Sequel Trilogy. I haven't said that since 2011 when i finally read the legends sequel books (mainly Thrawns Revenge and the Yuuzang vong invasion books) Like, I'd stopped liking star wars, stopped being excited to watch the next episode of the clone wars or rebels. (cause lets face it, rebels was pretty good at times) And of course the Mandalorian brought some of that excitement back but.... it didn't last. Now, because of this video and because of seeing luke return in his former glory in the Mandalorian, its rekindled my passion for star wars. So thank you dude, and may the force be with you, always.

    Tristan DickersonTristan Dickerson4 ngày trước
  • The sequels were awful but Favreu and Filoni are redeeming the franchise through actually giving a shit.

    Stephen TrailStephen Trail4 ngày trước
  • ok, when do we start shooting? XD

    ultimate warriorultimate warrior4 ngày trước
  • I have the hots for darth khan and I’m not sorry

    MadelaineMadelaine4 ngày trước
  • Killed it dead! The Mandolorian and Lucas Film's Kennedy, killed that dead as well. Woke Disney!

    Robert EllisRobert Ellis4 ngày trước
  • Interest is at its all time low for me and I’ve been a fan since I was 6 years old. I was laughing during TLJ because of how awful it was so I had absolutely no hope for Rise of Skywalker. So sad.

    Jim BeamJim Beam5 ngày trước
  • Amazing video game! I’m serious too

    Darren ShawDarren Shaw5 ngày trước
  • My girlfriend is crying at your version and has us watching it again. Good on you. Your version is so much better.

    Unit014Unit0145 ngày trước
  • By God! I was truly sucked into your version of the story! Nice work!

    Friendly TargetsFriendly Targets5 ngày trước
  • I would watch this trilogy. can we get a redo like Game of Thrones needs one.

    C AndrewC Andrew5 ngày trước
  • The whole ST is just a long christmas special, without the good parts.

    chillimackchillimack5 ngày trước
  • JJ Abrams just literally has a button on his desk that inserts a planet blowing up into whatever script he's currently writing. It's right next to the button for people getting sucked out into open space.

    Matt LaskowskiMatt Laskowski5 ngày trước
  • China wouldn't be declaring war against NK mostly because it is one of the five nations nuked to ashes

    Izuku Midoriya The Fallen HeroIzuku Midoriya The Fallen Hero5 ngày trước
    • @Poisoned Pawns - Chess even worse MAD would go into effect

      Izuku Midoriya The Fallen HeroIzuku Midoriya The Fallen Hero4 ngày trước
    • Ya. I was thinking, if what happened in real life was anything like what happened in tfa, usa, china, india, south korea, and russia would be the countries that nk would nuke

      Poisoned Pawns - ChessPoisoned Pawns - Chess4 ngày trước
  • He also drew from what his team was doing from x-wing and tie fighter games. It felt like the movie grew with the imaginations of the fans.

    Joe aquilinoJoe aquilino5 ngày trước
  • You made me tear-eyed at the better trillogy part....I want that so bad now!

    IllidrilIllidril5 ngày trước
  • Love the writing but cal would actually be older than luke

    DezeeDezee5 ngày trước
  • 5:54 That wasn't how I remember Han at all. I remember Han as Leia's husband, a general of the Rebel Alliance, and a war hero. Han's character evolved out of being a scoundrel who did the bidding of criminals, but Abrams erased all that because he only appreciated Star Wars on the most basic, surface level. Edit: Your rewrite is the best one I've seen by far. I can only imagine the chills I would have gotten in the theater when the Yuuzhan Vong were revealed. (Hopefully they would have been kept a secret in the marketing beforehand.) The only changes that occur to me right now is that only Anakin, Yoda, Obi-Wan, Qui-Gon, and Luke would appear at the end, because only they learned how to become Force ghosts.

    gnbmangnbman6 ngày trước
    • to add on to that last part: show that Qui-Gon managed to show his physical form, and the people that you mention all show their physical form and distract Palpatine/Snoke/etc., etc.

      MeMe2 ngày trước
  • Man... i was listening to your version breathless. It was so captivating and immersive story, that now i feel like i actually watched an amazing movie or read a book.

    Auriel ArgentisAuriel Argentis6 ngày trước
  • Also, Star Wars was known for notable video games; however, some self-proclaimed "geniuses" at Disney gave exclusivity rights to Electronic Arts, even though they had LucasArts, which they shut down, Square Enix, which makes Kingdom Hearts, which is the most popular game franchise associated with Disney, and other game companies like that. What did we get? Two highly controversial Battlefront "remakes" that is merely riding on failed nostalgia and name familiarity amongst gamers who like Star Wars, 1 MOBILE game, and finally 1 substantial game that still has that weird censoring where dismemberment and blood are removed very far along development or never there attentionally after almost a decade. Prior to Disney, we were practically overwhelmed with Star Wars video games. Who thought this was a profitable idea to have one game company have the rights instead of various?! It doesn't help that most gamers see EA like Randy Pitchford...okay they're not as bad as Pitchford because no one is.

    Adam LinkAdam Link6 ngày trước
  • Young Ben was decent, and I like the actor, but the directing of him wasn't great. Giggling like a school boy when going into battle for example was awkward and bizarre. Really brought me out of the movie, like: WTF was that about?

    WR3NDWR3ND6 ngày trước
  • I don't disagree with any ideas about the speeders, but friction does not increase with an increase of surface area. But they're not supposed to have good mobility and have a hard time if not almost impossible to turn them around in small spaces. They're quite a stupid idea anyway

    Dário MendesDário Mendes6 ngày trước
  • Dude your storyline is fantastic Sith’s and Jedi’s fighting a bigger enemy together.... I’m in. I think everyone would’ve loved to see that. it would’ve ushered in the balance we were all promised without screwing over original characters. And a pretty awesome ending to the saga 🤘🏻 if only... if only 😒

    Matthew HarperMatthew Harper6 ngày trước
  • 56:13 I always (at least before Di$ney Star Wars) dreamed about a series, where you followed a group of storm troopers, starting around the end of Revenge of the Sith. A group of guys, around 17-18 years old, enlisting in the newly formed Imperial Academy, aiming to become storm troopers, to serve and protect the empire, you would see WHY they wanted to join, how the training would be, what they might be talking/thinking about what they're doing on their new posts, their toughts of the clones and the remnants of seperatists, pirates and possible rebels, the jedi (maybe even hunt one), etc. My imagination was highly influenced by Band of Brothers, when I first got the idea, and personally think it would've made a master piece of a series, but not these days, especially not if Di$ney lays even a finger on it.

    MikkelMikkel6 ngày trước
  • The whole "beg" part alone, is better than the whole movie.

    MikkelMikkel6 ngày trước
  • the idea of a pregnant sith lord...

    Hazel ThomasHazel Thomas6 ngày trước
  • I almost cried at your ending... really good!

    Luiz Rodrigues NetoLuiz Rodrigues Neto6 ngày trước
  • 2:54 DEY HEA

    Mr. CMr. C6 ngày trước
  • I like the fact in the better story luke is basically master Shifu

    Su_shoSu_sho6 ngày trước
  • Luke was heartbreaking. I could get the change to "age has made him less optimistic", but that would have been a really good thing to explore. He is "faking till he makes it", with the jedi ideals, and when Rey comes, he wants to believe that she will be different than Ben, but seeing constant accidental moments where he pulls her back or slows her down because he is afraid she will not stop, would have been a good dynamic vs snoke or Ben. "Look Luke does not believe in you. He wants to keep you weak, I will show you real power!"

    Troy FredTroy Fred6 ngày trước
  • I think the one thing i would appreciate you putting into the better version is fin and po being a couple just because Disney bigged up the fact there was a gay couple on film and it was literally a tiny kiss from people we didn't even know. Having important characters being gay would show to millions of star wars fans like me who are lgbt that even star wars thinks it's normal, that somewhere in this science fiction we are normal. i also know you don't need a reason to have a gay character but just do it because that romance feels real especially between fin and po as we already have a budding friendship of two guys in all the other movies.

    mr lowfacemr lowface7 ngày trước
  • This is an amazing story, but if I could change one thing, rather than Ewan McGregor’s Obi Wan talk about Anakin turning, I’d instead have Hayden Christiansen’s Anakin talking in the first person, father to son, and Luke would realise he’s making the same mistakes that Darth Vader/Anakin made. I like this more as it would reinforce how Darth Vader has been turned back towards the light and is being the mentor to Luke he would’ve been had he not turned

    Billy DelroyBilly Delroy7 ngày trước
  • When you peep that the Entire trilogy was over a span of...... Wait for it.. *Davy Jones voice* "Sss'Ree Days!"

    Rant RadioRant Radio7 ngày trước
  • Love your story man. But we got a big pile of crap instead.

    Captain CookCaptain Cook7 ngày trước
  • It's ironic that a VIworldr complaining about a movie does the most annoying thing you can do on VIworld… putting advertisements in the video, treating us as cash cows who must sit and pay him with our valuable time

    Carasynthia DuneCarasynthia Dune7 ngày trước
  • I feel like if I had the influence (money), I'd ask you to make your version of the trilogy come to life on screen. (I am a romantic and would have liked to think Rey and Kylo had kids in the end...) Thank you for all the info and time that have gone into this video!

    Rellas KilianRellas Kilian7 ngày trước
  • They wasted Finn so much. He literally became the sassy black friend. Also, I appreciate the acknowledgement of the Expanded Universe. Say what you want about certain series, there were some fantastically written stories in there.

    Jessica HollopeterJessica Hollopeter7 ngày trước
  • 1:06:40 shub

    Abdelrahman SalamaAbdelrahman Salama7 ngày trước
  • There is just one reason. Its Disney. You know it, i know it and everyone who has ever enjoyed star wars know it too.

    matthew benardmatthew benard7 ngày trước
  • The thing the modern story developers don't get it what their part in the movie making is. The end result looks stunning when your budget and crew is good, BUT your job as a writer is to make a script a school class with cardboard could execute and the people watching it would still like it.

    7OWN7OWN8 ngày trước
  • Well that's an hour and 43 minutes I can't get back.

    Paul KamauPaul Kamau8 ngày trước
    • Floyd got what he deserved.

      David GreenDavid Green8 giờ trước
  • Attack Of The Clones: The Sequel Trilogy.

    Captain MacCaptain Mac8 ngày trước
  • That convo between Luke and Obi Wan made me choke up. Not only calling back to the tragedy of Anakin all the way back to the start of the saga, but having it be told by Obi Wan to Luke really made it feel like everything was tied together, that by looking back, even though the galaxy had been through great darkness, that every time there is always a light on the other side. Which ultimately is what the saga has always been about.

    Alex RameyAlex Ramey8 ngày trước
  • Yes, your version is 1000 times better than the catastrophe we got.

    funkyfissfunkyfiss8 ngày trước
  • How to kill a franchise simple steps: 1. Sell it to Disney 2. Let them do the rest from there 3. Grab the popcorn as you watch your creative world crumble in front of you!

    Clumsy ChickenClumsy Chicken8 ngày trước
    • Star wars: no hope

      Captain CookCaptain Cook7 ngày trước
  • Think we could get George to do a 'George's Cut' of the trilogy? I mean, it seems to have worked for Justice League.

    Danny ColemanDanny Coleman8 ngày trước
    • it worked with justice league because all the scenes were already filmed. they would have to completely remake the trilogy from scratch if they were to make Lucas' version and they would never do that

      Elijah WElijah W6 ngày trước
  • Your food analogies are not inappropriate, Star Wars bland AF and left me feeling empty in a bad way

    Daniel YoungDaniel Young8 ngày trước
  • Star Wars was killed because of Kennedy's ego needed her to be bigger than Lucas or Spielberg after decades of having her terrible ideas rejected by them. She wanted to shove their noses in the greatness they could have achieved if they'd just done what she'd told them to do. She believed she was so much smarter than everyone else and surrounded herself with sycophants who told her what she wanted to hear. When she wasn't heralded as god's gift to cinema she decided it was a conspiracy to undermine her by the fans and so began her relentless assault on the Star Wars fandom.

    Gallen DugallGallen Dugall8 ngày trước
  • I hate pasta. It’s bland and harsh on the stomach

    FCSΩ //FCSectorΩFCSΩ //FCSectorΩ8 ngày trước
  • This king put a month of effort into the video and it was absolutely insane one of the best spent 2 hours of my time. 🔥🔥

    Kavin RavishankarKavin Ravishankar8 ngày trước
  • Out of all the terrible things from the sequels, my most hated part is the world building. Disney listened to the whining man children from 2010-2015 and decided no one wanted to the see anything related to the prequels; including planets. That's why you only see Forest planet #1 & Bigger Forest planet #2, Sand Planet #1 & Sand Planet #2. Nothing anything like from the prequels, where planets looked alien (Utapau, Geonosis, Felucia etc.) and that's why we only saw planets from the OT during the end. (Which in my opinion is the biggest middle finger from all the sequels)

    Expand DeadMemeExpand DeadMeme8 ngày trước
  • if they made all this instead i would have cried of Joy

    Eilsabeth KilpatrickEilsabeth Kilpatrick8 ngày trước
  • So you basically in order to save Luke image you would corrupt to the core Kylo Ren character, the whole point of Kylo was him joining the dark side because he was rejected by Luke. Making him plain evil from the start makes him dull.

    carolus citracarolus citra8 ngày trước
  • The new conflict in the rewrite where the First Order and the New Republic fight the Yu Zhong Vong reminds me of RvB’s Chorus trilogy where the New Republic and the Chorus Government fight the Mercenaries

    NyctonNycton8 ngày trước
  • "What makes for a good story is subjective" STRONGLY disagree. From the earliest days of Aristotle's 'Poetics' through to modern criticism and analysis, we all know that there are good stories and bad ones. There are several proven yard sticks to measure stories by. The sequel trilogy is hackneyed, talentless writing.

    Robin FoxRobin Fox8 ngày trước
  • The new story is such a flashback to the amazing original and prequel trilogy but I think it would have been really cool if instead of the return of the jedi type ending it would be like a 2v1 where they're equal opponents but Darth Kahn and Rey can't bring themselves to kill each other. At some point kylo would get thrown out of the fight and Rey would best Kahn. Kahn would tell rey to do what she couldn't and follow in her footsteps. Making it as emotionally driving for Rey to do so as possible, saying 'for your mother' or something like that. And when rey is just about to do it kylo steps in and kills Kahn so Rey doesnt fall to the dark side.

    JXGalaxyJXGalaxy8 ngày trước
  • I actually love the prequels even before the sequels came out.

    MseandimitriuskMseandimitriusk9 ngày trước
  • you know you fucked up when Mark Hamill himself is hurt by the direction of his own character, who he understands a lot more than the director

    MseandimitriuskMseandimitriusk9 ngày trước
  • My pitch: dark side assassins...after the collapse of the empire their are sigh left and they form an assassin guild and they kill people for different people on different planets. They grow in influence because they also have dirt on different planets in the federation.

    Cafe Au LaitCafe Au Lait9 ngày trước
  • Squirtle is making some good points

    StarboostStarboost9 ngày trước
  • great great great story! i can say i 100% agree with the analysis but your story made me gush with tears!

    PhotoVirAlePhotoVirAle9 ngày trước
  • The first order is the equivalent of the US Empire and not North Korea as the American propaganda would like us to believe. Who do you think has the biggest military industrial complex and the biggest number of Nuclear Weapons of mass destruction? it's the US Empire of course not North Korea. Your analogy with North Korea is misleading and false.

    الضاحك الباحثالضاحك الباحث9 ngày trước
  • If only this focused on a better 9

    Ryan CRyan C9 ngày trước
  • Lucas had a coherent plan for 6 movies, and i respect him for it

    Cael BerglundCael Berglund10 ngày trước