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Solo - A Star Wars Edit (Released) — Page 2

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Now this I am very interested in seeing!

“Goodnight, but not Goodbye!”

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I just watched V1 this Saturday and now plan on watching V2.

Overall I believe you made some good choices on your trimming. By reducing some of the silly nonsense, but retained the “fun” of the film it was enjoyable to watch.

I liked what you did with the title card at the beginning of the movie, it was creative use with the black shots between the “jumping” of the speeder. I thought it was creative. I also appreciated the change of the opening act of Solo obviously running away from some trouble. Some parts of it did feel a bit … disjointed? I am not sure of the right word and would need to watch it again. Also thank you for removing the imperial officer coming up with “Solo” for his name. It was a silly thing since later in the movie Han talks about his dad and working on ships … his father had no last name? Silly.

The use of the deleted scene at the beginning was also wise to use to help build upon Han’s personality and was a nice segway to the battle scene. Here is where I am conflicted though. Would it have been better to use the Title card between the Recruitment scene and the Deleted/Tribuno scene? The reason that comes up is there would be logically a certain period of time between Han, “pilot” school, training etc. It is such a jump in time it may be a good use of having either some kind of transition shot … title … or something since there would be logically a period of time. On the same token, your use of it was creative at the beginning.

Everything else throughout the movie was enjoyable with good logical cuts and trimming. The only one that “technically” doesn’t work is the Maul scene. I am glad you removed the “Look as I ignite my lightsaber for no reason” but the ending shot of him still shows his hood on when he took it off earlier. Granted, I like the removal of the saber scene BUT there is that inconsistency of shots.

However, like I said, overall, what a great edit. I did enjoy watching it!

Do NOT self-destruct!

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I didn’t hate Solo as much as I thought I would (saw it for the first time nearly a year after release, on DVD). Even more so than Rogue One, it feels like a TV movie. Apart from some truly cringeworthy moments, and some fan service, it isn’t that bad. But I can’t bring myself to see it as “canon.” It really doesn’t rise above the level of the Han Solo Adventures novels, from which it clearly drew inspiration. C’mon, even the Lando Calrissian adventures are referenced in there.

So kudos to another fan editor trying to smooth out the rough (I almost said “rogue”) edges of a problematic Lucasfilm release, but I don’t feel much can save this one. Again, had it been a multi-part mini-series on the Syfy channel, I’d probably give it higher marks. However, I’d watch it again in its raw form gladly before I’d see The Last Jedi (shudder) again…

 

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<i>TCBOO</i>

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The Lando Chronicles is the funniest part of the movie tho

Can we all get along yet?

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Looking for a copy of this edit, if anyone here still has it and cares to PM me! Thanks!

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Thatstinkyguy said:

Hey CarstenJ.dk, would you mind sending me a copy of your fan edit? I PM-ed you the other day about it, but I didn’t get a reply.

Same boat over here, if anyone receiving notifications on this thread still has an active link, I’d be super stoked to receive a PM, as well as to the above user!

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I don’t myself, but you don’t need to ask multiple times, especially in the same day. Not everyone is on here 24/7. Patience.

a trolling bantha

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I’m looking forward to see your edit. Could you send a link to your edit?

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Ditto to the above. Anyone have a working link to this edit wouldn’t mind sharing? The editing choices seem so good. Thanks in advance.

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Also looking for a link to the latest version of this as I’ve PMed but haven’t heard back.

Any help appreciated!

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shakeheartbreaks said:

Also looking for a link to the latest version of this as I’ve PMed but haven’t heard back.

Any help appreciated!

Same here; PMed a few days ago and still haven’t heard back.

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I would LOVE to see this Edit! Hope I can find a copy! I love the idea of cutting out most of the beginning of the film. If anyone can help please let me know!

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I would like to download and watch this edit or any other you guys have. Thanks!