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September 01, 2011


When I get my time machine, I am not going back to kill Hitler. For one thing, there will be a line-up.

For another, this.

It was already such a perfect moment. As Luke, dying under the Emperor's torrent of force lightning, calls out to his father to help him, Vader stares quietly, looks at his son, then at the Emperor, and makes his decision. And he DOESN"T FUCKING SAY A THING. That's what makes it so powerful. You could almost see the thought process behind the mask, as Vader slowly comes out of the fog of 20+ years of evil. It's a grand, amazing moment and the pinnacle of the trilogy, in my opinion.

And George Lucas just ruined it.

On second thought, the line up to kill Hitler will probably be shorter.

Posted by Ghost of a flea at September 1, 2011 07:28 AM