The Empire Strikes Back Appreciation Thread

Discussion in 'Star Wars: Episodes IV - VI' started by ThePhantasm, Feb 16, 2013.

  1. Blitzkrieg Bop Fight Owens Fight

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    I think the best set from the entire trilogy is the freezing chamber.
     
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    Great stuff from an older thread:

     
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  5. Octoberist point blank

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    Yeah, a bit on the long side but the differences in cinematography between the two films is pretty stark.
     
  7. Octoberist point blank

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    ROTJ had a very old look, while to this very day, Empire looks very modern and slick. For years I couldn't figure out why Empire just looked better than ROTJ, and why ROTJ looked inferior..until I had this long geeky conversation with a friend at a party a few years back. Yeah, the compositions in ROTJ were flat and often kinda confusing. I hate to say this but Lucas was on set almost everyday during the ROTJ shoot, and did some 2nd Unit. He has a love for mid-shots.

    Meanwhile, Empire had very tight editing, and a variety of different dynamic shots and blocking. This article brought up the source lighting, something that I didn't noticed till now. Yes, it does make the film more atmospheric.
     
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    A couple pics I've never seen:

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    Nice! I hadnt seen a couple of those either :yay:
     
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    Those cinematography posts were fantastic.
     
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    Just finished anh and about to start esb for the first time. Star Wars was just something that never grabbed my attention before but once I sat down and gave it a fair watch I absolutely loved it. Can't wait to start esb.
     
  13. Great Mind(s) Broken

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    Wow :wow:
    Come back and tell us what you thought!
     
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    Deleted scene:

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  18. Hunter Rider Ronin

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    :funny:
     
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    Dat set.
     
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    This movie is so gorgeous. :hrt: :hrt: :hrt:
     
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    not only is The Empire Strikes Back my favorite Star Wars movie but it's also one of my top ten all time favorite movies in general
     
  22. GENERAL RAAM582 A Rebellion Built on Hope

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    Empire Strikes Back is my favorite movie of all time.
     
  23. Indy Flash Archeological Speedster

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    Lol
     
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    ^ Vader singing "Let it Go"
     

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