Richard_H wrote:It is believed that a 4k version of ANH exists. Unknown about the other 2.
afsupplies wrote:I thought they had to scan old versions of the film for the Special Editions? I'm sure there are backups of any scans they made available somewhere, unless Lucas destroyed the archive with the Death Star
Anyway the Library of Congress has a print of the original 1977 Star Wars so that could be scanned and cleaned up for a 4k release.
Attack Of The Clones was filmed on 2K digital so that can't be upscaled to 4K.
edd_jedi wrote:With today's technology it would not be difficult to restore the originals, considering what an amazing job a couple of individual amateur fans have already done in their spare time.
edd_jedi wrote:Plus I would much rather watch a slightly grainy version of the originals than a super sharp version of the special editions
monkey_roo wrote:I'm not sure. The wave of nastulga that drives this is all well and good, but ultimately wouldn't it be best to leave it where it belongs, locked safely away in the romantic corner of our now aging brains..
monkey_roo wrote:The special editions are now the accepted version and while I would love to see Han shoot first and not get dodgy Jabba I would hate to have the reality of a grainy poor viewing experience rouin a memory. If the 4K it then we are back in special edition territory again so not much point .
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