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Close up photos of the Star Wars: Episode VII Greenham Common set #StarWarsVII #StarWars #EpisodeVII

The good people over at Comic Book Movie shared an article from a spanish film site that posted close up photos of the Star Wars: Episode VII Greenham Common set. We get a closer look at…

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Female pilots edited out of the Star Wars movies.

I saw the tweets about this today, and I was like oh yeah, I remember hearing about that.

And then I saw the pictures and just— wow. What it would have meant to have these women in the movie, all this time. I can’t properly articulate it but it’s hitting me unexpectedly hard.

Wow thats a shame, even a nice old lady too.  These Space Valkyries  should have been left in.

They really should have.

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WHAT.

THE.

FUCK.

I lived, ate, and breathed Star Wars from age 2 until 2005 when RotS finally beat the enthusiasm out of me, and I have NEVER, EVER in all my reading on behind-the-scenes and makings-of heard of these shots. It’s a shame there was no relaunched edit of the original trilogy they could have slipped these in OH FUCKING WAIT THERE’S BEEN LIKE 3 OF THOSE NOW.

Fuck. FUCK. Whoever decided to edit out and bury these needs to french kiss an angle grinder.

I want to see the old lady in the A-Wing. Seriously, it’s like, she’s somebody’s grandma. Some kid in the Outer Rim Territories got greased by the Empire for seeing something she wasn’t supposed to see, and her grandma, the bush pilot, decided “Fuck this, I’m gonna strap on an fighter and make the Empire fucking PAY for the moment it decided to fuck with MY FAMILY.”

DON’T. MESS. WITH. GRANDMA.

These are quickly being put into the “always reblog” category.

Whenever there is a war, there are women who are warriors. Then they get erased from history. Happens in real wars and fictional ones alike.

Fucking hell

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gameraboy:

Joe Johnston’s sketches for the Millennium Falcon. The cockpit of the Falcon was actually sawed off the original Pirate Ship model.

The design was changed to look more like a hamburger. The mandibles on the front of the Falcon were meant to be practical. From the book Making Star Wars:

 “We justified the mandibles by saying that they could be a freight-loading area where your cargo goes in,” Joe Johnston said. “Something comes out and grabs the freight and takes it back into the ship.”