While Star Wars: The Force Awakens did much to repair the damage of the Prequel Trilogy, one of the main criticisms levied towards the J.J. Abrams-directed film is that it is essentially a remake of 1977’s A New Hope.
While that may be a tad harsh, Abrams clearly took the opportunity to pay homage to the original Star Wars movie with his foray to the galaxy far, far away, and Vimeo user Zachary Antell has put together a four-minute video offering a side-by-side comparison between Episode IV and Episode VIII. Check it out here…
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Star Wars: The Force Awakens sees J.J. Abrams directing returning stars Mark Hamill (Luke Skywalker), Harrison Ford (Han Solo), Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia), Anthony Daniels (C-3PO), Kenny Baker (R2-D2), Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) and Tim Rose (Admiral Ackbar), in addition to Adam Driver (Girls), Oscar Isaac (A Most Violent Year), Andy Serkis (Avengers: Age of Ultron), Domhnall Gleeson (Ex Machina), John Boyega (Attack the Block), Daisy Ridley (Silent Witness), Gwendoline Christie (Game of Thrones), Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave), Ken Leung (Lost), Miltos Yerolemou (Game of Thrones), Max von Sydow (The Exorcist), Jessica Henwick (Spirit Warriors), Christina Chong (24: Live Another Day), Simon Pegg (Star Trek) and newcomers Crystal Clarke and Pip Andersen.
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