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Episode VI: Return of the Jedi — The 'Ziggy' Edit (Released) — Page 3

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stretch009 said:

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Yeah, it is. If this were my project thread I certainly wouldn’t appreciate you spamming it with another project.

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Lord Haseo said:

Watched it and liked some of the changes while I didn’t like others.

Would you mind sharing what you liked / didn’t like? I am open to making improvements.

Lord Haseo said:

But when the “No…NOOOOOOO” thing happened I had to shut it off. Sorry man.

Man, you just shut it off at that point? There’s a whole new ending that I put together after that scene. Ugh, I’ll remove the “noooooooo.” Very few people seem to like it, and if they’re just going to shut the movie off at that point, then I guess that tells me it’s a bad idea to keep it in.

“The Ziggy Edit” — A Conceptual Fanedit of Return of the Jedi

https://originaltrilogy.com/topic/Episode-VI-Return-of-the-Jedi-The-Ziggy-Edit/id/17844

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Finished the edit and thought it was pretty well done. Pros and cons below

Pros:
-love that Dagobah scene is shifted to being the second scene.
-Trimmed up Jabba palace scenes were nice
-enjoyed the shuttle scene trimmed up to mirror ESB more
-cut out cutesy Ewoks stuff overall which is greatly appreciated
-Darth Vaders head disappears
-Ending with Luke and leia theme is very nice indeed

Cons
-audio for Yodas extra line and Hans “son of a bitch” line stick out badly. Luke’s line in his x wing on the way out of Dagobah is not synced right.
-took out rancor sequence which is plain iconic and with SE updated effects it holds up just enough

  • deleted scenes quality is just too bad if quality for me to accept in my definitive edit
    -kept in Vaders noooo

Return of the Jedi: Remastered

Lord of the Rings: The Darth Rush Definitives

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I agree with darthrush’s assessment. I would have also maybe removed a little bit less of Han’s lines. And I think there were some other 2011 things floating around like the Sebulba guy that I would have removed.

But those are minor points, whereas the other ones are kind of experience-breaking, honestly. Beaten up, unrestored scenes are one thing when they’re put back into a rough extended cut just to see how it would play out. But, personally, I don’t want them in a polished cut unless they’re restored.

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darthrush said:

Finished the edit and thought it was pretty well done. Pros and cons below

Pros:
-love that Dagobah scene is shifted to being the second scene.
-Trimmed up Jabba palace scenes were nice
-enjoyed the shuttle scene trimmed up to mirror ESB more
-cut out cutesy Ewoks stuff overall which is greatly appreciated
-Darth Vaders head disappears
-Ending with Luke and leia theme is very nice indeed

Cons
-audio for Yodas extra line and Hans “son of a bitch” line stick out badly. Luke’s line in his x wing on the way out of Dagobah is not synced right.
-took out rancor sequence which is plain iconic and with SE updated effects it holds up just enough

  • deleted scenes quality is just too bad if quality for me to accept in my definitive edit
    -kept in Vaders noooo

^ Pretty much this. But to add to it.

Pros:

  • Luke not instantly finding out Leia is his sister
  • Cut out Han’s little temper tantrum after the scene when Luke tells Leia that they’re siblings
  • Ewoks being more of a distraction in the battle than anything that adversely effects it
  • Droid torture scene is more tolerable

Cons:

  • Use of slow motion was obvious and kind of distracting
  • Inclusion of C3P0’s story telling to the Ewoks
  • Removal of some Han lines (“Hey, it’s me” being the line I missed the most)
  • Inclusion of the shitty GCI scenes of different planets celebrating the “Fall” of The Empire
  • Some visual and audio cuts are very noticeable

If I think of any more I’ll edit my post with new pros and cons.

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Interesting. I think I might start a ROTJ edit that has 2 versions. They would be a mashup of simple ideas from editors to trim the fat One will be more conservative like the Dan edit where Luke still shows up later in the film. I would cut what Yads cut mostly, use Ziggys shuttle scene, (use harmys 2.5 as main source of course for entire movie along with 2011 blu ray), use Ziggys change of Vaders vanishing head, and for the ending use Q2’s ending which is perfect really. Widespread galaxy celebration is just fine (holonet people, and bigger victory relief), keep new SE music (very inspirational and fitting to end of such a saga, yub nub is rather anti climatic) and obviously use Sebastian shaw. For V2 of my edit I would do everything the same but put Luke and Dagobah towards the start.

I mainly don’t know if moving the Dagobah scene is good. Pros and cons of moving back the scene earlier are below:

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-It establishes a direct bridge to Empire better with the discussion of Vader and Skywalker related stuff
-cool callback to Luke leaving Dagobah again to help his friends

Cons-
-Luke arriving later actually is very cool and it’s a great character introduction specifically for Luke as being mysterious and a entirely new person.
-Helps correspond with books, novels etc. continuity

Your People’s feelings on this change? Ziggy and spence used it and Yads did not.

Return of the Jedi: Remastered

Lord of the Rings: The Darth Rush Definitives

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Has this been released? Can I get a link?

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Dat_SW_Guy said:

link to the fan-edit? (hope its not godamn MEGA.)

I hope you’re lucky enough to get a link at all. Once again, not everyone needs to make sure everything works smoothly for people running 15 year old computer setups.

If you do get one, maybe you’ll be kind enough to rehost it for people who still use Netscape Navigator on Windows 95 with a 500 Mb harddrive. Right?

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the whole fiasco was at the time when I was on vacation, I forgot to bring my laptop, so I had to work with a Windows ME, (I had to sleep in an outdated motel, for 3 days, dont know why.) which worked poorly. I am not a geek who knows like, almost all the codecs.

EDIT: you still hold a slight grudge on me, sigh.

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Dat_SW_Guy said:

so I had to work with a Windows ME

Oh man, that’s actually funnier than I expected. I forgot all about WinME.

EDIT: you still hold a slight grudge on me, sigh.

Don’t take it too seriously, there’s no grudge. But, also, don’t pre-bitch about the method that you might be gifted something. You can get help to work out your mega.nz problems. It works great for distributing large files, when used properly.

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Could I get a link?

I actually looked at this thread a while ago and was quite interested in it, but I had no idea where to get it, and I think just posting in the thread to ask must have slipped my mind 😛.

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Don’t take it too seriously, there’s no grudge. But, also, don’t pre-bitch about the method that you might be gifted something. You can get help to work out your mega.nz problems. It works great for distributing large files, when used properly.

Correct. Wait, where’s my link?

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hi can I please have a link to this awesome edit? thanks! dave

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please please anyone can give me a link to this fantastic edit!!!

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Hello everyone! I was wondering if there’s a way to watch this edit. The premise is intriguing and I’m really curious about this edit.

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Still possible to get a download link? Thanks in advance.

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I also would like to get a link, if it is possible. I love fan edits that aren’t afraid to try major changes. 😃

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I have no problem with Boba Dying, but I have a problem with his death, it sucks, the edit, the scream, it makes him seem like a pussy. would it be possible to make his death look and sound less shitty. I can image it being difficult but possible to do. I might even figure out a way myself

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iamweasel said:

I also would like to get a link, if it is possible. I love fan edits that aren’t afraid to try major changes. 😃

Same