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Watch: ‘Star Wars: Age Of Vader’ Recuts Original ‘Star Wars’ Trilogy Into ‘Avengers: Age Of Ultron’-Style Trailer

Watch: 'Star Wars: Age Of Vader' Recuts Original 'Star Wars' Trilogy Into 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron'-Style Trailer

The next trailer for “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” is expected to be seen in front of “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” this spring. So what to do until then? I’m not going to suggest you rewatch the original trilogy, because you’ve probably done that already — maybe even more than once. But I will encourage you to check out this repurposing of the “Star Wars” trilogy for the modern era.

The Unusual Suspect has been busy recutting your favorite “Star Wars” films into a new trailer with the same structure, ominous tone, and fast cutting of the “Avengers: Age Of Ultron” spot. In addition to just being a fun watch, it’s a pretty good example of how editing can really change the tone and scope of movie marketing. And I’ll say this: I’m glad the original “Star Wars” movies weren’t this dark, and I really hope ‘The Force Awakens’ keeps the lighter heart of its predecessor rather than give in to the current grim atmosphere of superhero movies that’s en vogue. Watch the mashup below. [AV Club]

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