Posted on Wednesday, August 14th, 2013 by Germain Lussier
Now that Disney owns Lucasfilm, the sky is the limit in terms of Star Wars films. We know there’s a sequel trilogy on the way. We know there are spin-off movies in the works and we know they’re hoping to release a new Star Wars movie every single year for the foreseeable future. That’s a lot of Star Wars.
A few months back, I wrote a little editorial suggesting these developments might allow Lucasfilm to remake the prequels. I even offered some ideas of how to do that story wise. Turns out, I wasn’t the only person to have some version of that idea. Back in early 2012, Belated Media on YouTube released a video called “What If Star Wars Episode I Were Good” and, this week, they released the sequel, “What If Star Wars Episode II Was Good?” It’s 16 minute pitch dissecting the film’s problems and offering solutions.
Belated Media is decidedly less vicious than Red Letter Media, but just as insightful, if not more so. We’ve embedded both videos below. They’re well worth watching.
Here’s Episode I:
Here’s Episode II:
Which points do you agree with? Do you think Lucasfilm will ever touch these films?