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JeremyJenki

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#1474961
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The Theatrical Blu-ray – Return of the Jedi Fan Project
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The intent of this project is to create a despecialized viewing of Return of the Jedi that is equal in quality to the UHD Blu-ray. Using the Blu-ray as a base, this project will not be truly theatrical but instead a hybrid that attempts to imitate what an ‘official’ theatrical Blu-ray release might have looked like.

Many of the despecialized shots included were made using After Effects while others are simply colour-matched and cleaned in Premiere.

Removed CGI dug from Jabba’s palace.

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Restored the original Sarlaac pit and audio

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Removed CGI Ewok Eyes

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Replaced Hayden Christensen with Sebastian Shaw

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These are just four of the shots I’ve re-composited, right now there are currently over sixty remastered shots in total that span the entire film.
I need to clarify that this project is not guaranteed to be a complete despecialization when it’s finished, in fact, I currently have no plans to do so. The purpose of this thread is simply to document and gather feedback on the re-composites I’ve been working on, so I’ll try to post more over time.

Sources (for your information):

  • Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi UHD Bluray
  • 4K83 v1.3 (10bit)
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#1416554
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[Audio File] Episode VI: ROTJ - Blu-ray Dolby TrueHD 7.1 Track without Vader's scream. (Released)
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Losslessly removes Vader’s “Nooooooo!” from the Blu-ray Dolby TrueHD 7.1 Surround audio, making the film watchable. It does NOT remove any other Special Edition changes and does not make any visual changes.~~

Download: 4.1 GB FLAC file, mux into UHD Blu-ray with MKVToolNix GUI, NOT compatible with the 2011 Blu-ray or any other versions. PM for details.

Q/A:

Q: What was your process for this edit?
I don’t know but if I did I would tell you! I wasn’t creating long-term memories at the time.

Q: Does this contain ‘Dolby Atmos’?
The metadata contains an Atmos layer but seeing as I’m unsure how this track was created I cannot officially promote it, seeing as I have no Surround setup to check for myself.

Q: I don’t have a 7.1 Surround setup, Can I still use this?
You can use a 5.1 setup, or a stereo setup, or no setup, this will be backwards compatible with most devices.

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#1351915
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Worst Edit Ideas
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Star Wars Episode VI Return of the Jedi: Very Special Edition

Changes:

  • CGI the Ghost into the Battle over Endor.
  • Palpatine no longer explodes when falling down the reactor shaft, continuity fix for TROS.
  • Extended Max Remo Jedi Rocks scene
  • The Max Remo band reappears on Endor, new dance and rap segment while the Ewoks roast Han and Luke.
  • Sebastion Shaw’s Vader scene has been deep faked with Hayden Christiansen’s face.
  • Jabba the Hutt now farts at random intervals.
  • The Sarlacc pit talks!
  • Boba Fett’s scream re-voiced by Temuera Morrison.
  • Vader says ‘This is where the fun begins’ at the beginning of his duel with Luke.
  • Replaced Victory Celebration with an all-new Max Remo song ‘Celebration Boogie’.
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#1340900
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Return of the Jedi 4K HDR Partially-Despecialized Project (Released)
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I’ve been working on a personal edit of the new 4K Bluray and 4K83 which restores most of the film to its 1983 counterpart while retaining some few changes that I prefer/don’t mind. Think of it like kk560’s semi-specialized, but maybe a little more polished. Here is the list of changes:

  • Replaced Jedi Rocks with Lapti Nek
  • Restored the original sarlaac pit and audio
  • Removed CGI dug
  • Restored some lost frames
  • Vader no longer yells ‘Nooo!’ when saving Luke.
  • Victory Celebration has been kept but a random gungan no longer shouts ‘Meesa free!’
  • Restored Sebastion Shaw as Anakin Skywalker.

Anything not listed probably hasn’t been touched.