History of the trash compactor scene and comlink prop

Discussion in 'Entertainment and Movie Talk' started by alienscollection.com, May 6, 2015.

  1. alienscollection.com

    alienscollection.com Master Member

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  2. Riceball

    Riceball Sr Member

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    That was an interesting read and it bring up a good point, where the does the dianoga come and go from without getting crushed by the trash compactor? The 2 articles linked do add interesting insight to that question, esp. the one from McSweeney's which goes into the design and necessity of the trash compactor itself.
  3. Treadwell

    Treadwell Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Once compacted, the trash has to go somewhere. That's where he goes. Notice he lets go of Luke when the compactor makes noises prior to the walls moving. He knew he had to go to the non-crushy place.
  4. halliwax

    halliwax Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    pretty cool about the comlink
  5. NotAMoon

    NotAMoon New Member

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    Time to start taking apart 70's era plumbing to find the correct part.
  6. Trooper_trent

    Trooper_trent Master Member RPF PREMIUM MEMBER

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    Awesome, they linked Skaught's Dianoga build in that article.
  7. Wolfsburg

    Wolfsburg Sr Member

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    For some reason, maybe it came from the EU, I got the impression that the dianoga was highly compressible, like a squid or octopus. It does seem to go away right before the walls start closing in so that explanation makes sense too. I originally had idea that the Force had something to do with it letting Luke go.

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