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The Rise of Skywalker: Ascendant (WIP) — Page 277

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Does the SSD power on but just doesn’t read? I think formatting could be a good start. Are you upgrading to high Sierra? I’ve just had a nightnare trying yo find links to it as I think Apple has hidden it from app store. Sierra screwed up my computer and made it incredibly slow.

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I don’t know if the ssd powers on because I don’t have an enclosure for it yet.

I think once one of these machines is upgraded to 10.13+ it no longer is willing to address an internal drive that isn’t formatted right. So hopefully that enclosure will let me do what I need to do with it.

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The one on the Drive is current. There’s really just a couple things to wait for, most notably Kewlfish’s crackly saber footage for most of the movie. I can’t really put an ETA on others’ work. But aside from that I really just need to do some things to prepare like subtitles.

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Add Plo Koon’s voice, Ki-Adi Mundi’s voice, Shaak Ti’s voice, Kit Fisto’s voice, and Sassae Tiin’s voice into the Force ghost scene.

The only reason they included any background Jedi to begin with was to pass the Bechdel test. It would’ve been weird if it were just male voices.

Lol, I think everyone can discuss this in circles and it will never jibe when connecting to the series as a whole since George Lucas was clear: Sith don’t conquer death, only the Jedi could. So trying to make this jive with what GL has built and shown with what Disney has done simply cannot connect the dots.

Imo, it doesn’t violate anything. Palpatine isn’t living forever, he’s just Voldemorting; cheating death in little bits at a time, slowly losing his humanity in the process. He hasn’t conquered death, only stalled it.

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Anakin Starkiller said:
Imo, it doesn’t violate anything. Palpatine isn’t living forever, he’s just Voldemorting; cheating death in little bits at a time, slowly losing his humanity in the process. He hasn’t conquered death, only stalled it.

I agree, honestly. Even with that’s just shown in the movie, it’s clear that this is not a permanant solution, and I suspect that his soul have rotted through Ben or Rey in time, too, or even his healed body towards the end.

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When the Emperor told Luke “Strike me down with all of your hatred and your journey towards the dark side will be complete!” He wanted Luke to try and murder him. Of course even if Vader hadn’t blocked the strike, Palpatine ran zero risk of being injured. Luke was the equivalent of a pesky fly. A Jedi uses the force for defense only. Vader was protecting the Emperor, no need to retcon ROTJ with this spirit transfer mediocrity. For TROS there is no way around the spirit transfer ritual. It’s an integral part of the plot, so discussion of its removal is moot.

heil palpatine.

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krausfadr said:

When the Emperor told Luke “Strike me down with all of your hatred and your journey towards the dark side will be complete!” He wanted Luke to try and murder him. Of course even if Vader hadn’t blocked the strike, Palpatine ran zero risk of being injured. Luke was the equivalent of a pesky fly. A Jedi uses the force for defense only. Vader was protecting the Emperor, no need to retcon ROTJ with this spirit transfer mediocrity. For TROS there is no way around the spirit transfer ritual. It’s an integral part of the plot, so discussion of its removal is moot.

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Here’s a movie trailer for TROS-R: https://streamable.com/ef385j

Because it incorporates some of Hal’s great ideas for the fleet com chatter including “for Skywalker!” as well as jonh’s force ghosts I’m posting it here. I feel those two additions really put the heart back into this film. A million thanks to them and everyone on the OT (especially Dom, snooker, axlanian, and idir_hh) for their ideas and continuing to improve this final installment despite its shortcomings.

heil palpatine.

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Finally got the new computer all set up. That SSD just needed to be mounted externally to be set up. But right now it’s migrating my old drive’s stuff onto the new one. Thanks again to everyone for helping get here.

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Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

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L9B5 said:

Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

Didn’t part of it get put in that meeting on Ajan-Kloss? I feel like we did a few rounds on this topic.

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JakeRyan17 said:

L9B5 said:

Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

Didn’t part of it get put in that meeting on Ajan-Kloss? I feel like we did a few rounds on this topic.

Potentially, but there’s over 250 pages and I’ve only seen the last 10 pages so I’m not so sure

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L9B5 said:

JakeRyan17 said:

L9B5 said:

Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

Didn’t part of it get put in that meeting on Ajan-Kloss? I feel like we did a few rounds on this topic.

Potentially, but there’s over 250 pages and I’ve only seen the last 10 pages so I’m not so sure

Haha, fair enough. I’m pretty sure part of the message is in there, when everyone is talking about the intel from the spy.

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Hal 9000 said:

Finally got the new computer all set up. That SSD just needed to be mounted externally to be set up. But right now it’s migrating my old drive’s stuff onto the new one. Thanks again to everyone for helping get here.

YESSS!!!

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And yeah, a small part of the Palpatine message plays at the start of the briefing scene. It gives them something to react to other than the awkward line “somehow, Palpatine returned.”

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I was going to say there’s actually version someone did where the entire message got put in, but now I can’t find it. Does anyone have it / know who made it?

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Brewzter said:

I was going to say there’s actually version someone did where the entire message got put in, but now I can’t find it. Does anyone have it / know who made it?

Yeah but I used unused footage they didn’t wanna include.

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For TROS there is no way around the spirit transfer ritual. It’s an integral part of the plot, so discussion of its removal is moot.

Except you could easily make it so that sucking the lifeforce of the dyad was Palpatine’s plan all along, allowing you to remove any mention of soul transfer.

Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

We’ve discussed it extensively by now, but seeing as it’s the last film in the Saga, maybe we could break tradition the way I did with the end credits being quiet. Basically, open the film with Palpatine’s message interrupting the crawl. Wait no, that doesn’t sound good. Maybe what could work is instead of panning down to a ship or planet, the camera stays still on the starfield as Palpatine’s message begins playing. Queue a montage of the First Order, Resistance, and various planets listening to it.

But in all honesty, unless you wanna use it as a way to cut the opening lightspeed skipping scene, you might as well just do like Hal and throw into the briefing scene.

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Anakin Starkiller said:

For TROS there is no way around the spirit transfer ritual. It’s an integral part of the plot, so discussion of its removal is moot.

Except you could easily make it so that sucking the lifeforce of the dyad was Palpatine’s plan all along, allowing you to remove any mention of soul transfer.

Would it be worth adding Palpatines transmission from Fortnite? That would make a good intro

We’ve discussed it extensively by now, but seeing as it’s the last film in the Saga, maybe we could break tradition the way I did with the end credits being quiet. Basically, open the film with Palpatine’s message interrupting the crawl. Wait no, that doesn’t sound good. Maybe what could work is instead of panning down to a ship or planet, the camera stays still on the starfield as Palpatine’s message begins playing. Queue a montage of the First Order, Resistance, and various planets listening to it.

But in all honesty, unless you wanna use it as a way to cut the opening lightspeed skipping scene, you might as well just do like Hal and throw into the briefing scene.

I think the message is fine where it is now.

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Anakin Starkiller said:

For TROS there is no way around the spirit transfer ritual. It’s an integral part of the plot, so discussion of its removal is moot.

Except you could easily make it so that sucking the lifeforce of the dyad was Palpatine’s plan all along, allowing you to remove any mention of soul transfer.

You can cut any scene you want in a fanedit (such as the Sith ritual). But this can have consequences… the required cutting of other scenes. The logical consequences of cutting the ritual ends with no Knights of Ren fight and Kylo Ren abruptly appearing with Rey, and armed with a lightsaber. The ritual is less bad than what you would end up with removing it.

heil palpatine.

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I hope to put out one more workprint in the near future, now that I’ve got everything finally situated. It won’t include kewlfish’s crackly saber video or audio. So, if for any reason he isn’t able to finish that work, this will be pretty close to the end product.

Right now I am troubleshooting some issue that is preventing me from exporting video from FCPX or Compressor. I can export audio-only stuff fine, so I’m not sure what the deal is.

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Looking forward to it- if for any reason kewlfish wouldn’t be able to complete it, would anyone else be up to try?

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I hope Kewlfish is doing okay, we haven’t heard from them in a long time.

TPM ROTJ ESB TFA TLJ TROS ROTS ANH SOLO RO ATOC

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I do, too. I PM’d him about a week ago and haven’t gotten anything. I do hope to see a return from him, but obviously it’ll depend on that.

I think I found the problem with the video encode, and I hope it’s just a weird glitch rater than the video file being corrupted. Worst case I have to redo the color grade after re-exporting from FCP7.

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