Sign In

ray_afraid

User Group
Members
Join date
29-Jun-2010
Last activity
28-Jan-2020
Posts
5,970

Post History

Post
#1316930
Topic
YouTube/Vimeo/etc... Star Wars finds
Time

ZkinandBonez said:

ray_afraid said:

ZkinandBonez said:

MrSundayMovies recently did a retrospective video on the whole Shadow of the Empire multimedia project, which was pretty interesting on its own, but he recently uploaded the two cinematic sections created for the video. Both are essentially just partially animated illustrations with diloague/narration from two chapters from the book, but they’re quite good, especially as little short films on their own.

The Emperor, Darth Vader & Xizor - Shadows Of The Empire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j2WUwTi7_4

Darth Vader Meditation - Shadows Of The Empire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9nGydqkNKQ

Few weeks late, but after just watching their newest video I was reminded of this & came here to post.
It’s really fantastic. The animation is great!

Yeah. Regardless of how short or simple it is I’m always glad to see old EU novels like Shadows of the Empire get some attention.

It’s made me want to read it again. Gotta get a copy of the book and the TP.

Post
#1316894
Topic
Cassian Andor Live-Action Series
Time

TK-949 said:

I honestly don’t remember.

Obviously. That’s why you’re full of false hyperbole in your descriptions or just flat out wrong.

But I have to admit, I might give it a chance.

Of course you will. You’re a sheep & the brand is your shepherd.

ZkinandBonez said:

I see RO was being similar to John Carenter’s The Thing, which also had a strong cast of characters, despite none of them having any clear backstory, shown or told. We learn who those character truly are through their response to the crisis in the film, and I personally think that’s so much more interesting than just a series of flashbacks

Excellent point & very well said.

Post
#1316439
Topic
YouTube/Vimeo/etc... Star Wars finds
Time

ZkinandBonez said:

MrSundayMovies recently did a retrospective video on the whole Shadow of the Empire multimedia project, which was pretty interesting on its own, but he recently uploaded the two cinematic sections created for the video. Both are essentially just partially animated illustrations with diloague/narration from two chapters from the book, but they’re quite good, especially as little short films on their own.

The Emperor, Darth Vader & Xizor - Shadows Of The Empire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0j2WUwTi7_4

Darth Vader Meditation - Shadows Of The Empire
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z9nGydqkNKQ

Few weeks late, but after just watching their newest video I was reminded of this & came here to post.
It’s really fantastic. The animation is great!

Post
#1316355
Topic
Why don't people hate the Palpatine re-casting in ESB yet despise Force ghost Anakin's re-casting in RotJ?
Time

Wanderer_ said:

ray_afraid said:

Wanderer_ said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Wanderer_ said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Marjorie Eaton with chimp eyes looks like “a guy in a cheap mask”, whilst Ian McDiarmid in cheap ROTS makeup looks “remastered”.

I don’t share that opinion, either.

Both have make up effects applied, the original holds up poorly whereas Ians make up looks a lot more organic and believable. In fact while watching the original version i always felt the emperors face was about to melt off at any stage of the movie.
https://images.app.goo.gl/kVczqCH7ggaiEoDM9

Well, if you compare Revisited Palpatine to OUT Palpatine, of course the former’s gonna look superior to the latter.

I assumed that was the comparison :p
Unless there is yet another change i haven’t seen.

We’re discussing the 2004 change where George replaced the original ESB Emperor with the horrible RotS monster face Emperor. Not Adywan’s excellent fanedit.

I honestly never noticed the difference, in my mind the emperor was always Ian.

See, now this is the kind of stuff I can’t believe is said on a site dedicated to preserving the OUT.

Post
#1316339
Topic
Why don't people hate the Palpatine re-casting in ESB yet despise Force ghost Anakin's re-casting in RotJ?
Time

Wanderer_ said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Wanderer_ said:

DuracellEnergizer said:

Marjorie Eaton with chimp eyes looks like “a guy in a cheap mask”, whilst Ian McDiarmid in cheap ROTS makeup looks “remastered”.

I don’t share that opinion, either.

Both have make up effects applied, the original holds up poorly whereas Ians make up looks a lot more organic and believable. In fact while watching the original version i always felt the emperors face was about to melt off at any stage of the movie.
https://images.app.goo.gl/kVczqCH7ggaiEoDM9

Well, if you compare Revisited Palpatine to OUT Palpatine, of course the former’s gonna look superior to the latter.

I assumed that was the comparison :p
Unless there is yet another change i haven’t seen.

We’re discussing the 2004 change where George replaced the original ESB Emperor with the horrible RotS monster face Emperor. Not Adywan’s excellent fanedit.

Post
#1316249
Topic
Why don't people hate the Palpatine re-casting in ESB yet despise Force ghost Anakin's re-casting in RotJ?
Time

Anakin Starkiller said:

Z6PO said:

It primarily has to make sense to the people that watch the movie. If it doesn’t look like the burnt guy we saw earlier on, if we can’t recognize him, the movie makers have failed at story telling.

Star Wars is not an historical documentary about the GFFA, it’s a fairy tale that is maybe somewhat based on true facts. Like all fairy tales, entertainment is more important than the truth!

If you’re gonna argue that, I found it extremely jarring as a child the first time I saw the pre-SE version of RotJ with some weird old guy in the place of Anakin.

It’s funny/sad that you can’t follow the simple story or remember a character you met minuets ago & also dismiss Sebastian Shaw as “some weird old guy”.
The problem isn’t the film.
I’m happy Adywan is rightful restoring Shaw. That way he’s in all the versions I watch.

Post
#1316198
Topic
Why don't people hate the Palpatine re-casting in ESB yet despise Force ghost Anakin's re-casting in RotJ?
Time

Z6PO said:

It primarily has to make sense to the people that watch the movie. If it doesn’t look like the burnt guy we saw earlier on, if we can’t recognize him, the movie makers have failed at story telling.

But, since it’s easy to recognize him as the man we just met, this is no problem.
…right?

Post
#1315857
Topic
Harmy's STAR WARS Despecialized Edition HD - V2.7 MKV IS OUT NOW
Time

I’d love to have A New Hope: Despecialized HD.
I like the continuity with the other trilogy titles & the “fixed” opening flyover.
I’d love to be able to have a boxed trilogy of the numbered films & also Star Wars separately, as that’s how I categorize em: Star Wars is a stand-alone film, A New Hope is the beginning of a trilogy.
Currently, A New Hope is missing from my collection & that’s a shame.

Post
#1315856
Topic
STAR WARS: EP IV 2004 <strong>REVISITED</strong> ADYWAN *<em>720p HD VERSION NOW IN PRODUCTION</em>
Time

timdiggerm said:

ray_afraid said:

timdiggerm said:

Ever thought about erasing Threepio’s arm that enters the shot at 12:46? It’s an obvious continuity error.

There’s probably several protocol droids in that thing. Doesn’t have to be 3PO.

I would agree except that like two shots later is obviously a continuation of the same shot

Oh, I see what you mean… Hmm…