ESB 2019 - AKA “Less Left”
0:00:29 - In 2019, The ‘Star Wars’ intro was zoomed in.
0:00:41 - In 2019, The Opening Crawl was zoomed in.
0:01:54 - In 2019, The opening shot of the Star Destroyer has a pan right added to the pan down. Note: This right of center location seems to be the overall placement for 70% film.
Note: The Probot segment at the beginning of the film is generally centered. Believe this is because they chose to leave SFX shots with just a zoomed in reframing.
Note 2: Wondering if this zoom in reframing is an outcome of the reframing of the Falcon interior shots in the previous generation.
0:05:55 - In 2019, Lucasfilm fixed the background red lights behind Han which shifted differently than the rest of the background.
0:06:04 - In 2019, many of the shots involved in the Han-Leia Hoth hall bickering have been reframed into the upper left corner.
0:07:51 - Reframing - Cuts off Rebel on the right at end of the shot.
0:20:12 - In 2019, Reframing cuts off part of the engines of the Vader Executor Star Destroyer.
0:27:16 - In 2019, first two frames of this General Veers shot has a modified framing from rest of the shot. Could this have been done to give an additional sense of movement/depth for the 3D, or is this a byproduct of a stabilization effort?
0:30:10 - Reframing - Radar Dish Gun gets clipped.
0:32:18 - Reframing - AT-AT head more cropped.
0:33:33 - In 2019, the Shield Generator explosion has been redone.
0:39:16 - ??? In 2019, Corrected bottom part of shot shift.
0:51:33 - In 2019, Lucasfilm corrected a frame shift of Leia.
0:53:05 - In 2019, The Special Edition Emperor shots are reframed left. Power Windowing may have been removed.
0:54:10 - In 2019, One of the frames of the new Emperor has a black eye.
1:00:16 - Reframing - Leia is cut off when she says: “I don’t think this is wise.”
1:02:46 - ??? In 2019, Yoda shifting a few frames is corrected. (Could be resolution scale issue of 2004.)
1:08:23 - In 2019, the Power Windowing of Luke’s face and center of frame has been modified or possibly undone.
1:10:59 - In 2019, the recoloring / power windowing of Luke’s face has been removed. (multiple shots)
1:15:48 - Reframing - C-3po looses an eye.
1:19:06 - In 2019, the end of the shot has a slight frame shit as Leia stares down Han upon arriving at Bespin.
1:25:05 - In 2019, shot stabilized as Ben and Yoda watch Luke leave Dagobah, Ben fades out.
1:26:45 - In 2011, Smoke and smelting embers were added.
1:27:46 - In 2019, end of shot of C-3po inactive in bin has last few frames stabilized.
1:34:57 - Reframing - Symmetry of shot, Stormtroopers flanking Vader, is disrupted by new framing.
1:36:02 - In 2019, shot of Han (with recolored shift) has been zoomed out to show more of Vader on the right.
1:44:00 - In 2019, the floor has been stabilized when Vader jumps down onto it attacking Luke in Bespin.
1:45:19 - Trampoline Luke still there.
1:47:23 - In 2019, Shot of Lando using the Bespin telecom has been stabilized.
1:50:01 - In 2019, The shadow across the Bespin weather vane platform has been removed.
1:51:39 - Reframing - Cuts off handrail light.
1:56:40 - In 2019, The beginning of the shot of Lando piloting the Falcon has been stabilized.
1:57:10 - In 2019, Vader’s helmet has been stabilized.
2:01:34 - In 2019, the last shot of the film is reframed differently, tight left.
2:02:06 - In 2019, the Credits were reframed to follow the wipe of the last shot which was reframed left. This leaves the credits off centered.
2:06:04 - In 2019, the Credits for ‘Industrial Light and Magic’ were retimed, but only until the ILM name leaves the screen, then credits realign with previous timing.