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Saga Favorite changes in the special editions?

Discussion in 'Star Wars Saga In-Depth' started by Seagoat , Apr 13, 2013.

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  1. Giovs

    Giovs Jedi Knight star 3

    Apr 29, 2013
    Ep IV:
    - Jabba's conversation with Han in Docking Bay 94
    - Expanded Mos Eisley
    - X-wings in front of Yavin.

    Ep V:
    -Shot of armless Wampa
    -Extended CLoud City

    Ep VI:
    - Galaxy celebrating the fall of the Empire at the end.
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  2. Allana_Rey

    Allana_Rey Jedi Master star 4

    Sep 2, 2012
    Victory Celebration instead of Yub Nub.
    Jedi Rocks instead of Lapti Nek.
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  3. Jango_Fett21

    Jango_Fett21 Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Apr 9, 2002
    By film:
    - CGI Yoda
    - Extended Podrace and Coruscant Arrival sequences

    - The additional dialogue between Padme and Anakin in the Lars' homestead garage
    - Padme's "uh-huh" response on Geonosis

    - Han and Jabba's conversation in Bay 94

    - Ian McDiarmid as Palpatine

    - The victory celebration
    - Hayden Christensen as Anakin
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    FRAGWAGON Jedi Master star 4

    Nov 3, 2012
    Love the Victory Celebration. Especially that great edit where the drums stop and the twins embrace.
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  5. Darth Dnej

    Darth Dnej Jedi Master star 4

    Apr 27, 2013
    Star Wars
    1. Improved Lightsaber Effects
    2. Improved X-Wing Effects

    The Empire Strikes Back
    1. Fixed Snowspeeder Effects

    That's it, really. I am a stickler for keeping all 6 films the way they originally were (especially the OT).
  6. Obi-Wan21

    Obi-Wan21 Jedi Master star 4

    Aug 27, 2002
    Firstly, I love the Blu-ray edition of Empire Strikes Back, completely, every change and alteration I fully support and adore. It is the film that truly benefitted the most from the additions. It made a perfect film, well, better. I also loved all the changes and additions in The Phantom Menace, again, it improved the film, and Yoda was finally corrected. Honestly, however small, what additions there was in the prequels just enhanced them further. I still wanted more, but alas.

    In A New Hope, every scene with Biggs Darklighter, I am so pleased to see him implemented back into the saga. Return of the Jedi; I love the new celebration, the additions to the Rancor pit, and even Hayden as Anakin. That felt so right, and further cemented the connections to the prequels. It felt approriate that Anakin, upon becoming one with the Force, was restored to the man he was before the accident and his fall to the darkside. It was so fitting.
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  7. Jarren_Lee-Saber

    Jarren_Lee-Saber Jedi Grand Master star 4

    Apr 16, 2008
    I agree with everything about these paragraphs.
  8. The Laserbrain

    The Laserbrain Jedi Youngling star 2

    May 10, 2013
    Ep. I
    -CGI Yoda

    Ep. IV
    -Expanded Mos Eisley
    -Falcon Leaving Mos Eisley
    -Blinking Dianoga
    -Alderaan/Death Star Explosion Shockwaves

    Ep. V
    -Added Wampa Shots
    -Ian as Emperor

    Ep. VI
    -Sarlacc Beak
    -Removal of Vader's Eyebrows
    -Force Ghost Hayden
    -Victory Celebration
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  9. Darth Eddie

    Darth Eddie Jedi Master star 4

    May 14, 2013
    I'm thinking about it... and the only change I can honestly say I *don't* like is the Han/Greedo shootout - and ONLY because it gets everybody's panties in a bunch. Although I recently re-watched the RotJ bluray and I was stunned by how much better the Ewoks' eyes look. They blink, they look around, there's a whole new life to them now. In fact I think Return of the Jedi is the most improved by its changes in general.

    Vader: "Now, go my son... leave me..."
    Luke: "No, I can't leave you here, I got to save you!"
    Me: What's with Darth Vader's eyebrows?
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  10. Deputy Rick Grimes

    Deputy Rick Grimes Jedi Grand Master star 6

    Sep 3, 2012
    He has no eyebrows?
  11. Son of a Bith

    Son of a Bith Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 28, 2013
  12. JoshieHewls

    JoshieHewls Jedi Master star 4

    May 16, 2013
    Definitely Victory Celebration over Yub Nub. Even as a kid, I felt that ROTJ's ending was anticlimactic. "We just destroyed the Empire. Let's light a bonfire!" Victory Celebration gives us a chance to see the galaxy at large, and Williams' music is beautiful.
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  13. Darth Eddie

    Darth Eddie Jedi Master star 4

    May 14, 2013
    Good lord, they look like freaking hedgerows!
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  14. Son of a Bith

    Son of a Bith Jedi Master star 4

    Feb 28, 2013
    Lucas also got to Mr. Earl Jones:
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