Just thought I'd start a thread about Lucas revisiting Star Wars films and making new edits - for better or for worse.
First off, let me say that George Lucas has a tremendous imagination and Star Wars (1977), also known as Episode 4: A New Hope, and The Empire Strikes Back (1980) - Episode 5 in the franchise - are two of my favourite films.
As progress has been made in special effects, including the development of CGI, it makes sense for Lucas to go back and retouch the spaceships, laser blasts and light sabres, improving what was 70s and 80s effects.
But I feel that Lucas' tinkering has been a mixed bag - some have been bad choices, some unnecessary and others have been good.
What do you think ...