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About doubleofive

30, married, nerd.

Fixing The Cockpit Crops

Something that really bugged me about the DVD/Blu-Ray releases of the Original Trilogy ( apart from the messed up colour pallet of course) was the re-framing/ cropping of all the wide shots inside the Millennium Falcon’s cockpit. This was something … Continue reading

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March 2014 Update 2

Another quick note from Adywan on the FB Page: Not much happening this week. All work on the speeder flaps is now complete and all the video work for those have been completed and added into the editing timeline. Next … Continue reading

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C-3PO REVISITED REVEALED!

On another note, here is a little video that recently went viral. It also features our newest member to the Revisited team, Simon Wilkie as C-3P0 (yes, 3P0 WILL be in the prequels, but not as droid created by Anakin, … Continue reading

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Snowspeeder Flap BTS + Video

Adywan has finished filming the elements for the speeder flaps that should be visible from inside most cockpit shots during the Battle of Hoth. Today i filmed the very last shot for the speeder flaps. Had some disasters along the … Continue reading

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March 2014 Update

Here’s the latest update from Adywan: Things may have been pretty quiet from us recently, but i can assure you that this isn’t the case behind the scenes. Everything is at full throttle. For the past couple of days i … Continue reading

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Shield Generator Fix

Some have been wondering what Ady’s new Shield Generator model is supposed to fix. (Theatrical top, Special Edition bottom) As you can see, the Shield Generator is badly matted into this shot. When it explodes, the Special Edition keeps the screen … Continue reading

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Prepare To Film The Main Generator

Here’s Adywan’s Shield Generator model, ready for filming! He’s also managed to shoot some behind the scenes footage of him setting it all up. The generator model is going to be used to replace the bad mattes of the original … Continue reading

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Christmas 2013 Update

Well Christmas is almost upon us. The bulbs i ordered [for filming the canyon] were finally delivered yesterday, a week after their estimated delivery date. This has caused all sorts of problems. With the canyon filling up the dining room, … Continue reading

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Another Battle of Hoth Video

After a short lived PayPal drama, Adywan showed his gratitude for some kind donations by posting another comparison video: https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?v=502468799860602  

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Canyon Walls

Adywan has been posting updates on the Facebook Page on his work on the replacement asteroid canyon walls.   These walls are almost 10 feet long! This was one of the first things Ady said he was going to build a … Continue reading

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