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#1116354
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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I agree in regards to this particular project that these things ought to be left alone, but do sincerely look forward to checking out NeverarGreat’s edit too.
I know all this FX work must be a gob and a half, but once I’ve got the crawl, Maz’s castle, and Leia deleted scene we can hopefully have this thing up ahead of TLJ’s release.
(Oooooh, that’s right, the new trailer should be later today!)

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#1112234
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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It’s weird from a continuity perspective, which JJ notes in the commentary track.
For my part, it’s a “Deliberate Creative Decision” which doesn’t interact with the goals of this edit.

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#1111422
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Dom's Useless Prequel Edits
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FWIW, I look forward to hearing as much as you care to share about your editing choices. And you have whatever permissions you feel you need from me to do anything you’d like.

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#1111348
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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Well, even though the title isn’t going to be changed, if I were to do the other four saga films so far with EU-lifted titles, we’d have:

Rebel Dawn
Shadows of the Empire
Heir to the Jedi
The Force Unleashed

But, I think ‘The Force Awakens: Starkiller Edition’ works well for what this is. I don’t consider it an extension of the Hal9000 prequel edits, just manifesting an elegant idea from multiple places on the internet after the movie came out.

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#1110312
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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It’s not a Hobbit edit, though I would have loved to see Kerr tackle it. (A 3-in-1, I mean.) I’m very happy with the Maple Films version, as things stand.
Kerr will unveil things as he sees fit, but it’s a LOTR project, not recreating something from the past but completing the project, though both of us have evolved our views substantially in the past decade. MY role has been merely one of consultation, and my actual ‘editing’ work has been mostly tweaking it so as to simultaneously publish a companion set.

Enough said about this for the time being. I am screening it for friends in my home, so unless you live in Kansas City you’ll find out in due time. Meanwhile the momentum increases toward The Last Jedi, with V2 of TFA:R hopefully being finished ahead of it.

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#1110267
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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I agree; sounds good. I apologize for my terse interactions in this thread lately. I’ve been working on something LOTR-related in conjunction with Kerr that I’m pretty excited about, with TFA:R V2 being in the “waiting on” phase.

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#1110006
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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The title of the film itself will remain ‘The Force Awakens,’ but I’m open to a different tagline as V2 has gotten more ambitious. I’m partial to “Lone Star Edition,” though I am aware it’s tacky.

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#1107496
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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I think that’s very good the way it is; I agree with placing her reaction at the end, as the deleted scene itself has a very abrupt ending cut.

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#1107096
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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Vizzini said:
If he falls, fine. If not, the sword.

If he includes it in time with the other material, fine. If not, it won’t bother me and will merely fall outside this project’s scope.

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#1106657
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TFA: A Gentle Restructure
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We could pipe in audio from Neil deGrasse Tyson over the First Order’s or Resistance’s intercoms explaining that one star has the power to destroy ten thousand planets.
But yes, the idea is that, apparently, one star does not equal one firing. And as far as this edit goes, there’s nothing to say that it wasn’t built for a single-use against Capital Planet.

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