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About doubleofive

Nerd/Geek. Webmaster for Star Wars Revisited, former co-host of Standard Orbit on Trek.fm. Hero of 7-year-olds everywhere.

Return of the Jedi: Revisited Production Begins

After a very short break (well, almost) from completing ESB:R, I will now be starting work on ROTJ:R . Although the full list of fixes and changes will still take time to compile, here are some of the things I … Continue reading

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Empire Strikes Back Revisited MKV Available (DVD-5 Soon)

The first wave of the release of Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back Revisited is available for download. This wave consists of the 720p MKV (high definition, no menu). The MKV is a compressed 8 GB but still HD version of the … Continue reading

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Two Updates On The Wampa

7/7/17 After seeing some of the comments on my last post, i need to address a few misconceptions about the wampa and what it was being used for: 1- There is no test footage of the wampa. It didn’t get … Continue reading

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Bad News, Good News

Bad news…. The wampa is being scrapped Did a full costume test fitting of the wampa today and it’s just not working. One disaster after another. Claustrophobia and heat are a huge factor in the problems. But also the head … Continue reading

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End of June Update

Things are progressing very nicely now. Wampa body is completed and all that is left to do for the costume is the adding the detailing, like dirtying and adding the ice etc. The costume is pretty big and bulky, as … Continue reading

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Just A Little Longer

Progress is a little slower than i had anticipated. Finishing this damn wampa is proving more of a pain that i’d hoped, but it’s getting there. It didn’t help that, while watching the final workprint, i noticed that two shots … Continue reading

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Final Model Shot

On this day in 1980, The Empire Strikes back received it’s World premiere…… On this day in 1968, i was born……. And, on this day, the very final model created for ESB:R is being filmed. Just a few finishing touches … Continue reading

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