Rogue One was a hit by every definition of the word, yet there’s a mystery that still surrounds it in regards to cut footage. It’s widely known that the film underwent reshoots, and as such, footage was lost. Yet, a lot of that footage was used in trailers to build up hype for the film. Which confused the audience when it didn’t appear in the main film.
“I think the main thing that changed at the end…what used to happen, and you can get a sense of this in the early trailers, the transmission tower for the plans was separate from the main base on Scarif. To transmit the plans, they had to escape and run along the beach and go up the tower,” Edwards explained. “In cutting the film, it just felt too long. We had to find ways to compress the third act, which was quite long as it was. And one real, fast, brutal solution was to put the tower in the base, so they don’t have to run across the beach and do all of that stuff to get there. That became a decision that eliminated the shots you see in the trailer of the back of Cassian and Jyn and the AT-ATs. That was some of the reinvention that happened. It was all to do with compression.”
[Scrub to the 52 minute mark for the Review and use this link until the Player is Fixed: https://www.buzzsprout.com/1465456/episodes/9245213 ] What’s crackin’ Commandos? So, we have our second VERSUS podcast where we take two different movies and put them head to head. This time around we’ll be talking about the
(Scrub to the 48 minute mark for the Review) (Download Links work.. investigating the Player) https://www.buzzsprout.com/1465456/episodes/9236639 Welcome back Couch Commandos! Sorry it’s been a while. Lotsa life and whatnot but we do have some backlogged podcasts for your listening pleasure. Me and Vangelus sat down to talk about
For a while now, IDW has been publishing Star Wars: The High Republic, one of the earliest-set storylines in the SW galaxy. It takes place hundreds of years before the original trilogy or the prequel trilogy, during the peak era of the Galactic Republic. The comic has had several writers,
Anthony Ferraro runs a popular How-To channel on YouTube where he instructs his viewers in the art of indie sci-fi filmmaking: how to make props, how to craft costumes, how to create proper lighting, etc. When the pandemic hit, he suddenly had a lot more time on his hands….and decided