I Watched The Last Jedi DeFeminized Fan Edit So You Dont Have


first_img Mattel Unveils Fashionable ‘Star Wars’ x Barbie Dolls‘Star Wars: Resistance’ Finale Sets Up ‘The Rise of Sk… Agreed. But let me add- mh https://t.co/H3jacep5sU— @HamillHimself (@HamillHimself) January 16, 2018 Great points. Hope it’s okay to make a final point… https://t.co/YnXFrjW47r— John Boyega (@JohnBoyega) January 16, 2018 Stay on target Priscilla hits all the major points here but I’ll just add hahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahahaha https://t.co/f0bKJ9NeUe— Rian Johnson (@rianjohnson) January 16, 2018 This article contains major spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. If you have not seen it yet, stop reading this and go to the cinema.Since its debut in 1977, the Star Wars universe has been bursting with strong female leads—from Carrie Fisher’s Princess-cum-General Leia to Daisy Ridley’s Resistance Jedi Rey.But not everyone can handle battle-tested, resilient women. Which is why some schmuck created the “chauvinist cut” of The Last Jedi.AdChoices广告Apparently the “anonymous” creator is a pre-teen from the ’90s (via The Pirate Bay)Uploaded to The Pirate Bay on Sunday by an anonymous user, the “de-feminized” fan edit of Rian Johnson’s epic space opera removes most of the female fighters, pilots, and officers “commanding people around/having ideas.”Which, in turn, removes most of the humor, suspense, heart, and general plot.Described as “basically The Last Jedi minus Girlz Powah and other silly stuff,” the resulting movie is only 46 minutes long—a far cry from the 152 minutes (2.5 hours) of the original.That’s a lot of edits. Including the extraction of entire roles (Lupita Nyong’o as Maz Kanata, Laura Dern as Vice Admiral Hodo, Veronica Ngo as the all-important Paige Tico!) and the maiming of storylines (Leia’s death, Luke’s heroism).Newcomer Rose Tico (Kelly Marie Tran) was all but erased from the film (via StarWars.com)“It would probably be easier to make a list of things that were kept instead of things that were changed. Hardly any scene got away without cuts,” the coward uploader wrote before providing a “short rundown” of adjustments they made to the blockbuster film (edited for grammar and syntax):“NO HALDO! She simply doesn’t exist. Her whole subplot doesn’t exist. The kamikaze is carried out by Poe. ( = Poe dies.)”“Leia never scolds, questions, nor demotes Poe. He is a respected and very skilled high-ranking member of the Resistance.”“Kylo is more badass and much less conflicted and volatile. For example, he does not smash his helmet.”“Kylo takes on more of Snoke’s guards, Rey struggles with a single one.”“Less Porg nonsense.” [Hold me back!]“Rey does not Force-grab Kylo’s lightsaber. One of the many things that made him look like a weakling.”“[Captain] Phasma is finished after the first blow by Finn. (Women are naturally weaker than men, she isn’t Force-sensitive, and we know nothing about any exo-skeleton in her suit.)”(I skipped the more offensive comments. But you can read the list in full online.)The words “General Leia’s” were censored from the opening crawl (via The Pirate Bay)“Obviously it’s far from perfect,” the creator wrote, blaming the source material (“not even DVD-level”). “There are plot holes and continuity errors and some cuts are not as smooth as they should be, especially audio transition-wise.“But for what it’s worth, it can now at least be viewed without feeling nauseous about most of the terrible big and small decisions they made in this film.”I would have rather simply decanonized The Last Jedi and pretended it never happened than waste 46 excruciating minutes watching this hack job remake.There’s no word on whether any of the film’s cast and crew have seen the fan edit. But that hasn’t stopped them from commenting on its existence: Let us know what you like about Geek by taking our survey.last_img

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