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Return of the Jedi: The "Lightman" Mystery — Page 2

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I think CGI in a scene of costumes and puppets would have stuck out like a sore thumb, whether it was 80s special effects or 2000s special effects. Also it seems like the lightman would have guided 3P0 and R2 down the hallway for some reason, in a deleted or alternate scene. Not much room to add that in - I’ve a feeling if George had done that, it would have become another widely hated special edition change.

“Remember, the Force will be with you. Always.”

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I’m kind of glad it didn’t make it into the film, TBH. It would likely have looked quite dated compared to everything else.

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Probably would’ve looked pretty rough. Still an interesting little detail. Another to add to the list of Star Wars triva!

Use the Force, Joh Yowza.

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Even after four decades, Star Wars continues to be a source of fascination and discovery.

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I can’t help myself, but these long arms and the light bulbs attached all over the body are kinda creepy and uncomforting.

There is some, if you know video games, Silent Hill-ish or The Evil Within japanese body horror type going on in it’s (on set) visual aesthtics.

Rogue One is redundant. Just play the first mission of DARK FORCES.
Being surrounded by yes men: the hallmark of a corrupt leader.
‘The best visual effects in the world will not compensate for a story told badly.’ - V.E.S.
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I know what I’d like to cosplay as if I ever actually do that.

Well done. I will disengage self-destruct initiative.

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I’ve been thinking about it and wonder if they were the original guide who took 3PO and R2 into the chambers of Jabba’s Palace instead of the Gamorrean. That’s the only place within footage we know of that I could see a place within the narrative that they’d serve a purpose.

"Pleasure’s fun. It’s great, but you can’t keep it going forever; just accept the fact that it’s here and it’s gone, and maybe then again, it will come back, and you’ll get to do it again. Joy lasts forever. Pleasure is purely self-centered. It’s all about your pleasure: it’s about you. It’s a selfish, self-centered emotion, that is created by a self-centered motive of greed. Joy is compassion. Joy is giving yourself to somebody else, or something else. And it’s a kind of thing that is, in its subtlety and lowness, much more powerful than pleasure. You get hung up on pleasure; you’re doomed. If you pursue joy; you will find everlasting happiness.” - George Lucas