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With all the changes to the OT, how come Lucas never fixed the Speeder scenes in ROTJ?

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I love the idea of cleaning up the movies, fixing composition shots but the Speeder scene in ROTJ sticks out like a sore thumb. The lighting is way off & it is the only issue i had with the movie even before the special editions.

Has anyone personally tried to clean up the speeder shots/

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It’s a shame this thread hasn’t got replies yet, it’s an interesting question. SE changes are mostly colour grading and added effects shots or things; perhaps fixing lighting problems is a whole other feat. Personally, I’m glad the speeder chase hasn’t been tampered with, because I much prefer movies being true products of their time, and I enjoy the action no matter how the effects have aged.

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jedi_bendu said:

It’s a shame this thread hasn’t got replies yet, it’s an interesting question. SE changes are mostly colour grading and added effects shots or things; perhaps fixing lighting problems is a whole other feat. Personally, I’m glad the speeder chase hasn’t been tampered with, because I much prefer movies being true products of their time, and I enjoy the action no matter how the effects have aged.

I totally agree. i am content with it being the way it was originally, it was just a question that has always been on my mind seeing as George likes to tamper with things.

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Considering the all changes they did to the snow speeder effects from Hoth, I’m surprised these weren’t changed too.

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Except for Jedi Rocks and the Sarlacc Beak, almost none of Jedi was touched in 1997. A couple of recomposites, no new wipes, nothing like the amount of work they put into ANH and ESB. However in 2004 they recomposited the Rancor, so I would assume either Lucas is fine with the way the speeder chase looks or just didn’t want to spend the money.

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