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Kids these days

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I am 8 films into a chronological rewatch with my kids.

The Phantom EDIT
Attack of the Clones
(2D Animated Clone Wars cartoons)
Revenge of the Sith
Solo
Rogue One
Star Wars DESPECIALIZED Harmy
Empire REVISITED Adywan
Return of the Jedi Special Edition

My kids, 7 and 10, are having a blast.

Not ONCE have they commented on changing special effects or film stock. No comment on cartoon vs puppet Yoda.

My daughter, during the SW trench run, did ask “how do the make explosions so REAL!” That was the extent of it.

While they’ve grown up with Star Wars, Marvel films are what kids are super into these days, and cartoons also, so they’ve probably seen “LEGO Droid Tales” more than the actual films.

Nice to see it with a fresh pair of eyes.

TAFKA TheBoost

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Sounds like really great parenting to me.

Just curious, why go with the special edition version of Return of the Jedi?

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Rodney-2187 said:

Just curious, why go with the special edition version of Return of the Jedi?

I was wondering the same thing.

Also, why did you show your kids The Phantom Edit and not Attack of the Phantom?

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Rodney-2187 said:

Sounds like really great parenting to me.

Just curious, why go with the special edition version of Return of the Jedi?

It what I had on DVD.
As I often do, I give out copies of fan-edits faster than I can burn them to anyone who shows the slightest interest. Didn’t have a Harmy handy.

TAFKA TheBoost

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Morgan the Boost said:

Nice to see it with a fresh pair of eyes.

That’s the special thing, isn’t it? I’ve been doing the same in a slightly more haphazard order with my nephews. They’re a little younger and a touch sensitive, so we’re keeping Sith on the back burner, as it were.

The crazy thing is that they already know pretty much everything before they see them. I think we tend to forget that about being that age - they’re about as far from spoiler-averse as it gets, and all the popular stories are just kind of in the ether. Or at least, on the playground.