Crazy to go through all thee work and not release it.
When possible, getting a copy of this up on MySpleen would be appreciated.
Please keep the scene where Boba is flirting with the girl in Jabba’s palace.
It is the only good addition to the Return of the Jedi Special Edition.
Understandable, and I think Adywan is on the same page as you for ANH:R:HD. I might just do my own version of the audio track with the March inserted for myself.
It’s not that I don’t think it fits - the imperial march fits perfectly imo for the Death Star reveal - but it takes away from the first time we hear it in ESB.
Regarding Battle of the Heroes, I don’t really think it fits at all.
Yeah, but what would be the problem with making it optional for those that have liked and been used to it from the original Revisited release?
An audio option in the menu.
and it’s not just the Imperial March and Battle of the Heroes.
There is some music playing in the first Tarkin scene. It sounds like The Emperor’s Throne Room.
I feel like the music playing softly in the background adds to that scene immensely.
Speaking of the Phantom Editor, I have always wondered why he never made a phantom edit of Revenge of the Sith?
Try to fix the ridiculous way Vader falls against the rail during the saber duel
I have always felt Vader took a dive in the duel to save his son.
A 720p HD version will be coming out around 2016 after ROTJ:R is finished.
There will be some differences because i can’t recreate it 100% faithfully but it will be as close as possible. But i won’t be taking any suggestions for changes/ fixes for the HD version
Planned differences so far between the original and HD version of ANH:R
1 - No prequel music during the lightsaber duel
2 - No “lightsaber” effect on the torture droid needle
3 - Altered Mos Eisley entrance ( no mirrored stormtroopers and shorter intro)
4 - Final shot of Tarkin reinstated
5 - Spinning hyperspace jump starfield reinstated
We are no longer getting the option of choosing yes or no to prequel music in the menu?
What about restoring the close-up of Threepio’s reaction to Artoo being shot by Vader’s Tie Fighter?
My hope is that Lucas had to turn this over to Disney when he sold the company, and that they will release it someday.
It could happen.
The Blade Runner workprint was officially released in that giant suitcase set.
Wouldn’t it be great to get the OUT with the workprint, a doc about the workprint, and whatever Lucas had left in the vault on one awesome Blu-ray (and maybe 4K) set?
Is anyone keeping track of any boo-boos found so far so that Ady doesn’t have to search the whole thread?
I haven’t see it yet, but I saw some posts elsewhere that was saying the volume was going high to low in scene between Ozzel and Piett and some scenes between Leia and Han on the Millennium Falcon.
Any one else notice this, or is it b.s.?
The argument for it being Scarif is weak.
A better argument could be made for the Endor moon being the remote location for the construction of both battle stations.
Put Endor below the Death Star in ANH:R.
Think about it.
Remember the criticism back in the day about how did the ewoks seem so prepared to fight the Empire’s troops so quickly?
The whole thing about how did they prepare those tree/log weapons so fast?
It was generally dismissed as “Well, it’s just a movie. Yeah, it is an obvious blooper, but so what. Let it go.”
Well, if Endor was the location for both construction projects, it would be easy to assume/see that the ewoks had/have become angry with this invasion of their home/territory over the many years.
The idea would be that the ewoks alone were planning an attack on the base long before the events in Return of the Jedi. The arriving rebels just added more numbers (troops) to their plan. The capture of the small rebel force made the ewoks finally put their plan into action.
It’s obvious that the Empire would dismiss the indigenous ewoks as nothing more than meaningless creatures that were no threat to their incursion, newly constructed base and shield generator.
In fact, back in the day when I was going to rewrite the prequels, I was going to make some changes to the OT as well. This was one of my ideas.
The Death Star coming out of Hyperspace is no different than seeing the ships of the rebel armada come out of hyperspace above Scarif fifteen minutes earlier in the movie.
Is this still the plan for the release?
Star Wars - Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back (Revisited)
- Blu-ray 720p BD-25
- DVD-9 (NTSC)
- 720p mkv
The special features DVD-5 is only needed for mkv and DVD versions as all these extras will feature on the single Blu-ray.
Darth Hade said:
The Death Star has lightspeed travel.
Of course it has lightspeed travel.
What are you thinking?
Do you know how long it would take to get from the Alderaan system to the Yavin system without hyperspace travel?
It is moving around at lightspeed throughout Rogue One.
Rogue One ends just 20 minutes before Star Wars. Why would the Death Star return back to where it was built.
I gave you the reasons why.
And if Scarif is so important here, why is it that when we first see the Death Star in ANH, it is just sitting out in empty space?
This is one of the changes that Adywan made that everybody loved.
We continue to hear that the Death Star is not yet fully operational and yet it is just sitting out in empty space in some star system unprotected.
A major writing boner that Adywan fixed.
Right up to the last minute, officers, troops, weapons, ships and supplies are being routed to the battle station.
Rogue One does cause problems for ANH in the sense that they keep claiming that the Death Star is not yet “fully” operational.
The Death Star has lightspeed travel.
And the fully operational glitch can be corrected/explained away by stating that the Death Star went back to home base to take on more troops, ships (Ties and possibly a couple of Star Destroyers), other supplies, etc.
Just because the weapon was ready doesn’t mean that everything that was required for day-to-day operation of the battle station was ready/done.
Also, what Ady did for ANH:R would make no sense with all the activity buzzing around since the entire base on Scarif was destroyed by the Death Star. All the troops, officers and equipment gone.
My take is that the Death Star went into hyperspace and back to home base probably as soon as Darth Vader began pursuing the Tantive IV in the Devastator.
Any chances you will update planet by Death Star to match RO’s Scarif? Maybe debri from the two star destroyers. Just a thought.
Why update planet below Death Star in ANH:R to match Rogue One’s Scarif?
Scarif is not the planet where the Death Star was built.
Haven’t post in some time.
I was just on the wordpress site.
It’s looking like we will have it soon.
But I sensed some urgency in Adywan’s posts.
Ady, don’t rush it.
I know it has been said a million times before, but it is done when it is done.
Somebody claiming to work for ESPN says that they've seen the trailer.
Here's the description for anyone interested.
Anonymous 10/14/15(Wed)18:42:53 No.61770388
Perfect timing, as I have actually seen Monday night's trailer. I work at ESPN. Expect leaks very soon as it's going around. I leaked the original trailer description to Making Star Wars, so expect to see this same description on his site within a few hours. I've only seen it once. Began with a voice over talking about Vader and Palpatine. Don't remember the exact dialogue but pretty sure it's Kylo talking about finishing what they started. Talks about unison, order, ending the "chaotic void" they left. Pretty straightforward. Starfield for the entire voice over, about ten seconds? Then, the basic "This December" "from the writer of ESB" (Lawrence Kasdan) title cards Finn and Poe in a small room, arguing over who is going to fly a ship. Finn is helmet-less, unlocking Poe's handcuffs. Frantic tone, but cut with scenes of Kylo and the stromtroopers at night, using flamethrowers. Leia and a group of Rebels around a hologram of a planet. Basic military jargon, she mentions "she has experience with this sort of thing." Admiral Ackbar is present. The blue droid from the toy line is in the background. Shot of C-3PO and R2-D2.
Finn and Rey getting shot at by stormtroopers, run up the ramp of the Millennium Falcon. A few shots of Captain Phasma, General Hux, Kylo Ren, and other no name Imperials looking at holograms. Captain Phasma talks, saying she'll "find and kill him." Someone responds, which narrates the next shot. I think he says something about making a big deal out of one man, or whatever. Clearly, they are talking about Finn going AWOL. Next is supposed to be some sort of surprise reveal, as the camera slowly pans back as the Millennium Falcon powers up. Single shot, from them running up the ramp to the Falcon taking off. Maybe thirty seconds total. Really cool. Lots of explosions and pot shots at the Falcon. More shots of the Falcon in the desert, Finn on the guns, Rey in the chair. "Funny" shot of BB-8 rolling up and down the hallways as the Falcon flies around. Extended shots of the Super Star Destroyer chase from the second teaser. Rey, Finn, BB-8 and Han in a hangar type area. Comedic type dialogue, back and forth between all the characters. Broken up by Chewie's roar, and some blaster fire. Everyone immediately splits off and takes cover. Supposed to be comical. Argument continues as they fire on the guys shooting at them. Don't remember anything that was said I think this is when there was another title card, or it might have been before they met Han but it said "comes the sequel to the original Star Wars trilogy"
Really nice shots of TIE fighters above a jungle, firing into the woods. Probably the same scene as the X-Wings above the lake in the teasers. It looks like the same weather. Captain Phasma and Kylo ren walking out of a first Order shuttle. Ren blocks a laser from hitting Phasma. Quick shots of Phasma pushing past Stormtroopers taking cover behind trees. Her gun is automatic, she fires it indiscriminately into a group. Does not take cover as they fire back. Shots of Rey and BB-8, similar to the instagram preview watching the battle. Run in the woods. Snow scenes, a new snow speeder, walker, TIEs, patrolling a large building in the snow. Starkiller Base? General Hux voiceover about ending the wait. Strormtroopers running down a hallway and exiting out to a snowfield. Shot of the black X-Wing flying through space. TIEs and X-Wings dog fight. This is that frantic part of the trailer when things are just thrown at the screen. Definitely remember seeing Leia again, the droids, more of Phasma, more of Ren in the woods, flametroopers, etc. Lots of shots in this part. Trailer ends with Ren and Finn in the woods, red lightsaber on. Ren does a fancy move swinging the saber back and forth, reminding me immediately of the scene in Raiders of the Lost Ark with the swordsman, but in a good way if you catch my meaning. Shot of Finn responding by simply turning his lightsaber on. Title cards, new logos, etc. The last shot is an X-Wing flying through an exploding TIE. No Luke anywhere.
I'll never understand why Lucas didn't release that Lost Cut. Put it on the Blu-ray set or something.
It would've been a great extra.
We know it exists. The guy from Star Wars Insider got to see it.
I'm looking forward to this.
I've always wondered why The Phantom Editor never did an edit of Revenge of the Sith.
It's got its share of issues. The annoying voices on the super battle droid for one.
I second this request.
I second this.
Anyone who finished downloading whatever got released should upload to MySpleen or somewhere.
But the explanation for why this wasn't completed is still confusing.
I wonder if the person who did the Superman II set would take over this project?
WOW. I had just been thinking of this set. I knew I had the discs about, hadn't put them in cases because I didn't have covers for them. Part of OCD-ness, I suppose.
Which is to say THANK YOU.
(I don't suppose, by any chance, that you've the covers for their supplement discs?)
Were there ever any covers made for the four supplemental discs?
I know there were ones for the films themselves.
I've been wondering this myself since Benduwan has nicely reupped this four disc set to MySpleen.
It's not like I'm lying.