‘The Last Jedi’ deleted scenes: Why only two of them matter


The digital release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi is now on sale (sorry Blu-Ray owners, you have to wait two weeks). That means we just got to feast our eyes on the movie’s long-awaited selection of 14 deleted scenes. 

This is a pretty big deal. It’s our first glimpse at what director Rian Johnson, who way overshot the mark in the length of his original version, reluctantly left on the cutting room floor. (A sign of the self-aware times: he and the editing crew kept consoling themselves about cuts with “well, at least people will get to see it in the deleted scenes.”)

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