Appearing onscreen first—and only—in Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back as Lando Calrissian’s executive assistant in Cloud City, Lobo has since been fleshed out into a 3-dimensional character with an interesting history as Calrissian’s version of Chewbacca.
Untold Star Wars: Padme’s Family Perhaps due to George Lucas’ enjoyment of crafting a new generation of Star Wars characters in the prequels – who then couldn’t all have the requisite amount of screen time – Padme Amidala was the character who suffered most in the editing room. In Revenge of the Sith, her story […]
Untold Star Wars : Luke builds his Lightsaber When Star Wars The Complete Saga was released on Blu-ray, one particular deleted scene had fans salivating. It was teased at Star Wars Celebration V, during which George Lucas revealed the scene during an announcement for the upcoming HD release. In it, Luke Skywalker finishes building his […]
Untold Star Wars: Boonta Eve Podrace One of the most exhilarating sequences in Star Wars The Phantom Menace is the thrill ride that is the Boonta Eve Podrace. Taking full advantage of the special effects breakthroughs that ILM had made, the movie offered something unlike anything else that had been seen before on screen, with […]
Untold Star Wars: Rescuing Darth Sidious The Star Wars prequel trilogy, and Revenge of the Sith in particular, is packed full of dramatic irony. One of the best examples of this is the opening to Episode III, which opens in the middle of a dramatic aerial battle above Coruscant, as Obi-Wan Kenobi and Anakin Skywalker […]
Untold Star Wars : The Wampa Ice Creature There is a tradition in Star Wars movies of cutting between multiple action scenes, particularly in the climax of each film – it’s something that George Lucas always seems to take a great deal of joy in doing. A New Hope may have focused on the singular […]
Untold Star Wars: Origins of Rebellion The editing process is a ruthless part of film production – scenes and storylines that seemed vital in the early stages of a project are excised, entire characters can be removed as the story has to be serviced above all else. Although this is not always the case, as […]