Anime Reporter returns to Running Commentary once again to give you the things that popped into my head while watching Return of the Jedi. It’s been quite a few years since I’ve seen this film, I think it’s probably been 16 or 17 in fact, so while I remember a few key details, I’m going in with no real memory of how it fits together. After Empire truly redeemed the series (when it’s viewed in Episodic order), I really am excited about Star Wars again and looking forward to watching this sixth episode. Bring it on!
00:00 – Last of the classics, let’s go!
00:25 – Wait, this movie takes place when and where? Oh, okay, thanks.
01:00 – Oh snap, I’d forgotten about Han and the carbonite!
01:30 – Why doesn’t the Empire invest in lots of small powerful ship instead of one insanely powerful ship which, if destroyed, will put them on square one?
04:25 – Anakin’s vocabulary has become a lot more formal in his old age.
06:20 – I remember so little of this, but I’m excited to see the whole Han-rescue mission goes!
07:00 – Jabba’s green pig security guards look like old-school Legend of Zelda creatures. Read more ›