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If you had to make at least one SE change

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If you had to make a change to at least one movie in the OT, what would you edit? This is purely a hypothetical and intended as nothing more than a fun brain exercise.

** Reversing an existing change doesn’t count, but you can modify it.**

If I had to choose one, for the SE Jabba scene in A New Hope, instead of Han stepping on his tail, the scene should cut away to a zoom in of Chewie or another bounty hunter.

5 year old me would remove the mynock jump-scare in ESB. It took me longer than I care to admit to rewatch it.

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I would restore “Okay, hotshot!” to Han and Leia’s kissing scene.

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if I was in charge with any of the SE trilogy back then and last minute I could make one change that would be “Jedi Rocks” in ROTJ. And I would just put a little more of the original footage back in and combine and remix the best bits of Lapti Nek and Jedi Rocks (I would call it Lapti Nek Rocks 97’’ maybe get it remix by NIN, My Life With The Thrill Kill Kult, or KMFDM) and even add new scenes along with actual improve puppets, animatronics, and would get Phil Tippett to do some stop motion too. My approach would be less CGI used. So that it blends in a lot better with the original footage. And it would be even more grungy, shady, and sleezy. I want to give a better impression to the audience that Jabba’s Palace is a flat out horrible crime operation palace involved with everything, and a hangout for most vile and corrupt people in the universe. Kind of like you see in mafia movies like in Once Upon Time America or Godfather. I just want make it more scummy and atrocious than Mos Eisley.

Though, nothing too crazy where it makes ROTJ into a rated R movie or something. Anyway, that whole SE musical number so out of place and ridiculously infantile and somewhat ruins the tone of that scene. It gives me second hand embarrassment sometimes.

Plus, I know this isn’t what you’ve asked but you can see the the original Sy Snootles briefly before the musical starts, which is a new continuity error and I’m not a fan of redesign either. I missed the tusk she had and the the feather band on her head too. So, that would be fix. The original puppet totally gone and Sly would have her old design back in CGI form. Another thing, speaking of continuity errors I would fixed is Oola’s eye shadow in the new footage. It should be purple not gold.

Don’t fake the funk on a nasty dunk.

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The only change would be to make sure that James’ voice was consistent throughout

I’m just a simple man trying to make my way in the universe.

Star Wars has 3 eras:The eras are 1977-1983(pre Expanded Universe), (1983-2014) expanded universe or (2014- now) Disney bought version. Each are valid.

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https://originaltrilogy.com/post/id/1472151/action/topic#1472151

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In fact the only problem i have with Star Wars is the cardboard cutout scene in the Throne Room, the Speeder shot. And the lack of a definitive multi track mix with all the added changes from the mono mix. And the misaligned rotoscope on lightsabers. The Garbage Mattes. I’d remove or fix those. But not have Greedo shoot at all. I’d leave all the grain that was on the negative intact, not adding or removing anything. Not trying to make it into a new movie for today. I’d eschew almost all cgi.