Well, after watching the BluRay version of the edit, Smudger has really outdone himself.
When watching the movie you can instantly tell it’s been edited by a pro. The love and attention to detail is real class and it really feels like you’re watching a true Star Wars movie. The way the transitions are implemented and it moves to the next episode is seamless.
If this had been released in cinemas as is, I probably would have went back and watched it two to three times.
It’s a shame we lost the Jawa scene but I understand why it had to be cut. It doesn’t really add to the overall story and Smudger was adamant on getting the edit to a proper movie length at 2.5 hours so I understand the sacrifice.
I highly recommend watching the edit even if you have seen Season 1 as it feels like a real sequel to ROTJ. Well done Smudger, you’re hard work has really created something awesome!