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I think I did. What error are you talking about specifically? PM me for an updated link 😁
This sounds good. I am one who absolutely loves all the throne room stuff from this movie but can do without almost everything else. However my single biggest gripe is Han and it sounds like you’ve tried to tackle that. One question, you say you’ve tweaked the end Leia/Han scene ti be more seamless but I don’t know what that means. I’ve been able to edit that scene to remove Han’s jealousy; is that you’ve done? If so, sign me up!
Han’s arc was concluded more or less in Empire. I’ve got zero editing skills but the way I handled him is by having him die in the freezing process in Empire. My RotJ edit is just to basically tack on the throne room scenes to Empire as that, to me, is the only story left unfinished. But obviously it’s less than ideal as it’s probably impossible to make it all work seamlessly. But so much of the problem with Jedi is that it’s so much spinning wheels. Nevertheless I’m excited to see what you’ve done here. Congratulations on finishing it.Yes that's what I did, but the shots I used for Han felt a bit off. I now have better audio and video transitions.
Regarding Han, they went overboard. He was always a bit goofy at times 'it's not my fault' comes to mind. But for RotJ they went overboard by not giving him his epic moments as well. Also the jealousy was completely stupid they declared eachothers love in part 5 AND several times in part 6 and somehow he is still jealous over Luke??? The romance angle is so stupid in 6.
The biggest change though is the pacing. Jabbas Palace goes past way faster as well as the Ewok scene which always drags on a bit.
Han’s arc was concluded more or less in Empire. I’ve got zero editing skills but the way I handled him is by having him die in the freezing process in Empire. My RotJ edit is just to basically tack on the throne room scenes to Empire as that, to me, is the only story left unfinished. But obviously it’s less than ideal as it’s probably impossible to make it all work seamlessly. But so much of the problem with Jedi is that it’s so much spinning wheels. Nevertheless I’m excited to see what you’ve done here. Congratulations on finishing it.
Almost finished one of the most important reworked scenes: The ewok feast. Removed the cannibal bit and the bed time story and made it seem more like a village meeting where they discuss wether they should help our heroes. The audio was a PAIN to work with here lol. Still not sure if I should keep floating God C3po though.. The bed time story imo always had to go, but the God C3PO bit I'm still a bit torn over. It's lame, but also one of the few uses of force levatation.
I did a trim on my version of Jedi to simply cut seeing Vader's face.
I NEVER liked the reveal, and I like it even less after Revenge of the Sith (that is NOT a burn victim). Now, I love the shot in Empire, because it's ENTIRELY up to your imagination as you only see the back of the head.
Basically, Vader says he wants to look at Luke with his own eyes, we see Luke starting to remove the mask, then switch back to the Falcon flying toward the core of the Death Star...
I don't miss ANY of the cut dialog and I like that Luke is the ONLY one who saw his face (not even the viewer gets to do that). It makes him so much more mysterious that way. It also is a fitting end to Vader where the last thing he does is look upon Luke. NO MENTION OFIP LEIA, as it really isn't necessary.
I agree the profile photo is a much better visual, but the final footage just disappoints.
This has been a personal feeling since I originally saw Jedi in the theater as a teen. I lost count of the times I saw Star Wars and Empire. But after one viewing of Jedi, I had no desire to go back to the theater and see it, and my biggest problem was the Vader reveal.
When Spielberg realized that the mechanical shark ruined the realism of Jaws, he wisely chose to show as little of the shark as possible. In the end, that made the movie far more terrifying. Similarly, I don't think the reveal of Anakin lived up to the imagination after Empire. That brief glimpse of the back of the head was all we had for 3 years... and then we got THIS in Jedi... a weak. pasty, raspy old white dude...
I get it, he's "beaten" and now on the verge of death... but a bit of mystery would have gone a LONG way in keeping the "hype" alive.