Hello, Star Wars fans!
I have almost finished working on an ANH preservation titled “Gout Reconstructed”, When this edit is finalized I will be able to start on this project which I call ANH (Devastator edition). This edit will be a mixture of the SE and The original version, With some additives of course. The main source of this edit is The 2011 Blu-ray release, Color corrected by Adywan in 2018. I am hoping this edit will be a more purist version of the famous “Adywan Revisited”. All the basic info including the change list, Will be listed down below.
-That Guy With No Name.
Adywan’s Color Corrected 2011 Blu-ray (Was made in 2018).
4K77 (1080p) non DNR.
4K78 (1080p) non DNR.
Hal 900’s custom special edition.
Many 35mm cell scans and screenshots.
Tools (software Etc.):
Video Editing Software: Davinci Resolve 17.
Audio Editing Software: Audacity.
Color Match software (for matching 4k77 to blu-ray): Dr dre’s color match tool.
Color grading software: Davinci Resolve 17.
Dust and scratches removal: Neat video 4.2.
File: MP4 (lossless).
Size: 25.7 GB.
Resolution: 1920x818 H264 24 fps.
Bit-rate: 40 Mbps
Audio Track: Adywan Revisited mix with new sound effects and music 😉,(changes list below).
Special Features: FROM STAR WARS TO JEDI (16mm print), Devastator Trailer, Deleted scenes (including Jabba).
.New lasers/muzzle flashes.
.Removed episodic titles.
.Re-edited some scenes.
.slight lightsaber enhancments.
.Tatooine matte altered slightly.
.The Tantive now has a red glow on its engines.
.Removed the blue haze from the star destroyer.
.The laser that hits the Tantive has been re-positioned to hit the right spot.
.A bright light now flashes and fades off in the first scene with the droids.
.Artoo now flashes red and blue as he does in ESB and ROTJ.
.Lowered the intensity of the red flashes.
.One of the officers that get shot but no flash appears, That has been fixed.
.this same officer also accidentally shoots a laser out of the scope, That also has been fixed.
Vader’s eyes are now black like ESB and ROTJ.
.fixed a jump cut where you can suddenly see a trooper has fallen.
.A laser bolt has been added to the officer that originally fell behind Threepio.
.Artoo now retracts his hand in a long shot (overwriting a bit of the next shot).
.The hatch has been re-colored blue.
.The escape pod. now moves faster and goes down instead of up.
.New VFX for the shot of the officers arguing about the escape pod.
.The inside of the escape pod now glows blue.
.The pod hatch now has motion blur.
.cloudy skies on Tatooine have been replaced with real skies from Tunisia.
.Inside the Sandcrawler has been replaced with the 2019 Blu-ray Because it has better blacks.
.Threepio’s “switching eyes” have been corrected.
.The original Dewback scene has been reverted to its original timing.
.All mistakes or continuity errors at the Lars homestead. have been fixed.
.Scan lines have been added to the Leia hologram.
.The rocks in front of Artoo have been removed
.Bens hut is now the original matte painting.
.The hut scene has been re-edited.
(And many more changes too much to list.)
.Music cues all over the movie have changed.
.New Tantive Iv alarm.
.Threepio now says “there will be no escape
for the princess this time” as he does not recognize her later.
.The officers now scream as they get shot, Instead of just opening their mouths.
.The blaster sound effect has been changed into one Uniform sound.
.There are now wind/desert sounds in all shots of Tatooine
.Lightsabers now have a uniform sound.
.Mos Eisley has now more sound effects of ships taking off, alien language Etc.
.The cantina song now sounds more like a band In the background, rather Than just an added track.
.Greedo sounds less like a digital voice.
.Millennium falcon now has a uniform and clean sound.
.All explosion sounds have been enhanced with new sounds, Except for the death star explosion.
.The death star now has a uniform buzz sound throughout the whole film.
.The control room door Now has a uniform sound.
.The officer getting punched sounds more brutal and loud, He also screams rather than just falling.
.Announcements can now be heard in the death star corridor.
.Threepio’s extra lines have been reinstated from the mono mix.
.The stormtrooper door bump has been removed.
.The lightspeed tunnel sounds louder and more Psychedelic.
.I removed the digital voice of the rebel announcer with The normal version from the mono mix.
.Lukes “blasted biggs” line has been corrected to “blasted wedge” using the mono mix.
.when biggs gets blown up, Luke now screams “Biggs! Biggs!” (From the radio drama)
Blu-ray case: (This case is a criterion case.)
Pay it no mind.