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Because, as per Obi-Wan, that is what Anakin looked like when he died. Obi-Wan makes sure to create a distinction between the Jedi Anakin Skywalker and the Sith Darth Vader, going so far as the claim that Darth Vader killed Anakin. In reality, we know that but the creation of this distinction answers your question - Anakin died when he was killed by ...


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From businessofcinema.com, seven scenes that were cut by the censorboard of India are: All the cuss words have been muted. Also, some sexual euphemisms have been muted. The triple headshot (with a deagle) scene has been zoomed to show only Deadpool. Because it shows violence. All the nude and love-making scenes have been deleted and some have been ...


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There doesn't appear to be a clear reason behind how they decided to use certain animals and broadcasters for certain reasons. The full breakdown is: In the American, Canadian, French versions, he is a moose. The moose is called Peter Moosebridge which is a reference to Canadian news anchor Peter Mansbridge, who voices him. In the Brazilian version, he's ...


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You saw the alternate ending, then. As for your friend, he is slightly mistaken. Will Smith actually blew himself up in the theatrical release. On the Wiki page, you can check out the Alternate Ending and Home Media sections to see where it's available. Also, this IMDB page details the differences. With specific reference to your question: The ...


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Salt has two different endings because of Noyce's different opinion from the producers' and studio's. From Wikipedia: Director Phillip Noyce has said that due to the extensive usage of flashbacks, "there was always going to be a mountain of alternative material that would not fit into the theatrical version." The film ended up having two extra ...


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Possibility #1: You're conflating scenes from two different movies: The original, in which the special effects now seem outdated and unconvincing, and the sequel, in which the special effects still hold up pretty well today. Possibility #2: The scene doesn't exist as you remember it, ...


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Yes, DVD versions of shows can often differ--sometimes drastically--from the original broadcast version, as can syndicated broadcasts. Whether they'll include additional material or exclude original material all depends. Most often, material is cut simply for time on broadcast. In syndication runs, more ad revenue may need to be generated, so more time is ...


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Not sure if this is what you're looking for, but the easiest thing might be to go all the way back to VHS. As you rightly say (and to lift from Wikipedia) there are many versions of the film: The video was a hit in the United States...Highlander was first released to DVD in the United States in 1997, in a "10th Anniversary Edition" Director's Cut that ...


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George Lucas has a history of constantly changing his past works, this is no exception. Most of the changes are just for the sake of change (under guise of "improving" the older films). However, in cases such as this, it serves to add nothing additional to the movie (unlike improving special effects that were already present in the film). In essence, ...


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As explained on the Xenopedia wikia: Eggmorphing was originally to be witnessed during the climax of Alien, when Ripley discovers Dallas and Brett cocooned in the Nostromo's hold, with Brett being transformed into an Egg. The entire sequence was cut as director Ridley Scott felt it slowed down the final act of the film. However, the scene did ...


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A reporter at Forbes has (part of) the answer: Okay, yes there were around 20 minutes of “behind the scenes” footage, including an amusing “random set details you probably missed” featurette, that will presumably end up on the DVD/Blu Ray release, but less than the estimated 70 minutes or so of documentary material that will end up on said ...


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Memories get altered with age. You might just thought it was cooler before. Just a thought. But watching the video, they vary between beams and blasts. The rapid fire of the tanks also make multiple blasts blend together into beam shapes. At 57s you see a few blasts (with pew pew pew sounds), and at 58s you see a pair of beams (without pew pew sounds). As ...


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The two new scenes are the Giant's dream, and a brief scene between Annie and Dean in the diner, right before Dean hauls away the tractor with the bite taken out of it. The clip that the Giant's hand watches on TV right after Hogarth says "grace" is also different. It was originally a Maypo commercial, but has been replaced with a Tommorowland clip for the ...


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In addition to the updated starfield, the 3D version of Titanic was opened up to 16:9 from the original 2.35:1 aspect ratio (at least for the Blu-ray disc; I'm not sure if the same was true for its theatrical release). Additionally, stray strands of hair were removed, presumably to make it easier to separate characters from the background as part of the 3D ...


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I just found the answer here: Vámonos con Pancho Villa was news again in 1973, when Filmoteca UNAM found a 16mm copy including an, until then, unknown ending. In that alternate ending, Pancho Villa comes back to get Tiburcio Maya and asks him to fight again with his army. When Tiburcio refuses, Villa kills him, his wife and his daughter, and takes his ...


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No, there is no extended or director's cut version available for those movies. No official word was given as to why. Speculation suggests they don't want to say there will not be any, as they can always release them in the future for extra money. If course, given the number of years since these movies have been released, and the main series ended, it's not ...


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There was this scene with a baby where the girlfriend of Benjamin Button was sitting on a chair and holding the baby. She looked very sad. The baby's eyes were closed.


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The main theatrical release of Deadpool in the U.S. was targeted to be Rated R by the MPAA. It's been said that it pushes the boundaries of what's allowed to be Rated R. The actor T.J. Miller, who plays Weasel in the film, has already confirmed that there will be an unrated cut for home release: Twitter user by the name of James (From Essex) uploaded a ...


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As Walt guessed, this is one of the differences between the theatrical version and the extended cut: Rhodes first contact with Alma and Thaddeus Bradley is different. In the Theatrical Version, the scene takes place at a restaurant. In the Extended Version, Rhodes and Alma are being informed about Bradley's importance by his assistent while she's leading ...


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I'm going to say you and your friend remembered this from something else. In none of the Bourne releases does the scene you mention seem to exist. I found a great review detailing what was on the Bourne Identity DVD release, including deleted scenes, and it's certainly not mentioned there. Cinema Blend cover what was released on the "Extended Edition" ...


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To the best of my knowledge, it was a compacted set of scenes that took out much of the backstory and character development that was on the 2-hour VHS tape. The DVD restored everything, with one exception; there was a frontal nude scene of Mariko that was shown in Europe that ended up on the VHS. That scene was deleted in the DVD, which was the entire ...


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I don't know what the second scene was, but I know one of them at least. The scene when Giant and Dean are sleeping at the scrapyard and Giant dreams of robot armies was added in.


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Might it be Tree of Life? The impressionistic story of a Texas family in the 1950s. The film follows the life journey of the eldest son (two brothers), Jack, through the innocence of childhood to his disillusioned adult years as he tries to reconcile a complicated relationship with his father (Brad Pitt). Jack (played as an adult by Sean Penn) finds ...


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The only sensible answer is "sometimes". Where movies are particularly popular or well received then studios sometimes release special versions to extend the cinema run (knowing that the extra expense is worth it). For example, David Fincher's dark nightmare Seven which is particularly notable for its very dark (or chiaroscuro) cinematography proved ...



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