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A Digital Viewing

Discussion in 'Revenge of the Sith (Non-Spoilers)' started by Soothsayer, May 18, 2005.

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  1. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer Jedi Master star 4

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    Do I remember correctly that the digital theaters are going to have a few extra scenes?

    For some reason I want to say I read that but I am not 100%
     
  2. wtehomie

    wtehomie Jedi Youngling

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    I remember reading that too, I don't know how true it is though.
     
  3. Mr. P

    Mr. P FanFic Archive Editor, Manager Emeritus star 5 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    We'll see... I am seeing it tonight off of a film print, but there is a digital theatre somewhat near me (read: an hour a way) that hopefully I can drag my friends to.

    Mr. P
     
  4. Muellman

    Muellman Jedi Master star 1

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    I watching it digital tonight, and then on film twice tomorrow. If there's new/missing scenes, I'll let you know (spoiler free of course!). ;)
     
  5. NorCalBirdz

    NorCalBirdz Jedi Master star 4

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    My theater's digital [face_dancing]. Stadium seating is far more important to me, though.
     
  6. Darth_Rabe

    Darth_Rabe Jedi Youngling star 1

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    Theaters usually post or annunce running times for their movies. Has anyone noticed any discrepancies in the running times listed??
     
  7. Lukecash

    Lukecash Jedi Master star 4

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    Well, I messed up. The theater that I went to actually had digital screens... however I ordered on Fandango and didn't get the right ones. Stil Stadium seating baby, midnight showing!
     
  8. Iwakura

    Iwakura Jedi Master star 4

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    i'm attending the midnight showing, but i was calling to check on times for tomorrow and the phone message at my theater said that the digital version contained 10 minutes more. i think it said 155 minutes.

    edit: 35mm is 146 minutes, so..yep.
     
  9. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer Jedi Master star 4

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    So any definite word on this now that the movie is out?

    If so what is different?
     
  10. zenwave

    zenwave Jedi Master star 1

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    There are no additional scenes.

    I saw it twice in a regular presentation, and then saw it digitally projected - there was nothing added at all.
     
  11. DamonD

    DamonD Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    I heard from the 3SA that there was nothing extra with the digital versions. Guess you'll just have to have your fingers crossed for the DVD, if there's anything filmed that you wanted.
     
  12. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer Jedi Master star 4

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    Thanks for the update.

    Being spoiler free I have no idea what may have been left on the cutting room floor, but I am sure I will learn of them soon enouhg

    EDIT:
    off topic, but is there a list of deleted scenes anywhere?
     
  13. Iwakura

    Iwakura Jedi Master star 4

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    hmm, i don't understand. i just called my theater and they are still saying 35mm projection=146 minutes and digi projection=155 minutes?
     
  14. Mace Windy

    Mace Windy Manager Emeritus star 6 VIP - Former Mod/RSA

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    TFN posted a list of deleted scenes about a month ago. I never read any of them, of course, but I know that such a list exists. Perhaps if you scan their archives, you'll find it.



    :cool: Mace Windy,
    revenge of the wind!
     
  15. arrowheadpodracer

    arrowheadpodracer Jedi Master star 5

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    I didnt notice any new scenes in the digital version.
     
  16. Iwakura

    Iwakura Jedi Master star 4

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    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/user.asp?usr=Mace Windy][hl=Navy] Mace Windy[/hl][/link] posted on 5/22/05 8:13pm



    [face_cool] [b]Mace Windy,[/b]
    revenge of the wind!
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    i just found the list, i believe, you are referring to. the scene that i had heard was supposed to be the extra (if i even heard right) was included in the list of what was deleted. :( oh well. >
     
  17. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer Jedi Master star 4

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    WOuld you mind linking that list if you still have it

    I can not seem to find it in the archives
     
  18. Iwakura

    Iwakura Jedi Master star 4

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    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/user.asp?usr=Soothsayer]Soothsayer[/link] posted on 5/23/05 4:07pm

    I can not seem to find it in the archives
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    sure [link=http://www.theforce.net/latestnews/story/revenge_of_the_sith_deleted_scenes_91018.asp]here[/link] it is. >
     
  19. TurnedJedi

    TurnedJedi Jedi Youngling star 2

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    So I checked the list of deleted scenes, but I have no idea what some of them mean.

    6, 7, 8-14, 25, 30, 32, 37-41: FedCruiser scenes cut ....underwater swim...many of R2's hangar gags, many Palpatine cliffhangers)
    - What underwater swim? On a ship? And was Artoo meant to have more gags?

    88-89: Padme presents to Palpatine the Senators' petition
    - That one I would love to see in the movie.

    93: Utapau windmill
    - What was suppose to happen there?

    121: "crazy" Yoda and Chewbacca ambush an AT-ST
    - "Crazy" Yoda? Don't know if I like the sound of that.

     
  20. Soothsayer

    Soothsayer Jedi Master star 4

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    Thanks for the list.

    For the most part it looks like they may have been good cuts, but I look forward to seeing some of them on the DVD especially.

    Yoda on Dagobah
    and all the ones involving Padme, since i felt she could have done more.
     
  21. Lars_Muul

    Lars_Muul Jedi Grand Master star 6

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    I wonder why they chose to leave out the beginning of the Rebellion. I would really like to have the scene with Mon Mothma in the movie, since that would make it clear who exactly she is in ROTJ. The way it looks now, she's just some random Rebel leader. Nothing wrong with that, of course, but....



    Mon Mothma is hot to trot
    or so they say

    /LM
     
  22. Lexi

    Lexi Jedi Master star 4

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    - What underwater swim? On a ship?

    In the Swedish comic book-version of the movie, when Obi-Wan and Anakin are surrounded by droidekas, they cut a hole in the floor and jump down to the level below, which is filled with water (actually, I think it's fuel). It must be that scene.
     
  23. Darth_Sailant

    Darth_Sailant Jedi Youngling star 1

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    [blockquote]I wonder why they chose to leave out the beginning of the Rebellion. I would really like to have the scene with Mon Mothma in the movie, since that would make it clear who exactly she is in ROTJ.[/blockquote]Lucas said (in 'The Making Of ROTS' book) that during postproduction he ultimately decided to focus on the scenes that helped to tell Anakin's story, therefore the Rebellion sub-plot was cut.

    The Yoda ending was also sacrificed, as he felt that there were too many endings on different planets.

    I guess they'll all end up on the DVD, (albeit on the bonus disc).
     
  24. Iwakura

    Iwakura Jedi Master star 4

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    [blockquote][link=http://boards.theforce.net/user.asp?usr=Darth_Sailant]Darth_Sailant[/link] posted on 5/24/05 10:45am The Yoda ending was also sacrificed, as he felt that there were too many endings on different planets.

    I guess they'll all end up on the DVD, (albeit on the bonus disc).
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    the yoda going to dagobah thing was supposed to be the extra footage in the digital i thought? i mean, obviously it's not in there, of course. i guess my theater must've just made a mistake when listing a discrepancy of 10 minutes running time between the digital and 35mm since everyone who's seen both has said there isn't any difference. >
     
  25. NorCalBirdz

    NorCalBirdz Jedi Master star 4

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    I really really hope Lucas and co. make every effort possible to put every deleted scene back into the movie in an extended cut.
     
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