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Posted 02 September 2011 - 04:29 PM

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The Star Wars creator this week landed himself in hot water (again) after fans noticed he'd been ''tweaking'' the originals (again) for the latest Blu-ray DVD release of his films. Mostly they're fairly innocuous things, the kind of stuff only a true fan would notice (like a new painting hanging in the background of Jabba the Hutt's palace). But one has truly set them off.

That would be the moment in Return Of The Jedi where Darth Vader decides he won't stand by and watch his son, Luke Skywalker, be killed. In the original print, it was one of cinema's most poignant moments, Vader wordlessly exchanging his life for Luke's and saving his own soul in the process. But not any more. Now Lucas has decided to add Vader screaming: ''No! Nooo! Noooooooo!'' over the top, turning it into a cringe-worthy farce.

Now cut to a speech Lucas made in 1988 where he pleaded that US Congress to legislate against monsters who dared to change a film once it had been made...

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A new edition regardless so fanboys must buy it. That's fanboy law.

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