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Old 06-07-2008, 09:30 AM
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Originally Posted by Falstaff View Post
Great site...
I actually just discovered that his estimate of 23m for the falcon was wrong. It's a bit over 40m.

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Old 06-08-2008, 09:15 AM
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Originally Posted by FanWriter45 View Post
Oldest trick in the book... place an object that you've already established the scale of, in front of something that you want to show is vastly bigger. They did the same thing in Empire with the "little" Star Destroyers flanking Vader's "Super".
Indeed. Most notably in Trek terms they did it in TMP with the Enterprise and V'Ger. Robert Wise says on the DVD commentary that that was the point of the 5-minute flyover to establish the ship, in order for it to be dwarfed by V'Ger.
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Old 06-09-2008, 04:05 AM
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Originally Posted by Enterprise Captain View Post
I don't think you can get a non DC DVD copy because I don't think they made one. I think even the laserdisc version is the extended cut of the film. I went to a screening of the motion picture at a local rep theater a few months back and that was the first time I ever saw the original cut of the film. The extend cut and the DC cut are way better.
So I guess I'll have to find the old LD edition, I want all the editions of TMP for my collection.
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