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J.J. Abrams Reveals the Crazy CG Effect You Didn’t Know Was in The Force Awakens

There was a lot of amazing visual setpieces in The Force Awakens, made possibly by the incredible wizardry of ILM and many other VFX studios. But sometimes the best use of CGI is one where you had no idea its even used, as J.J. Abrams points out in this exclusive clip from his new Force Awakens commentary track.

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Ava DuVernay Helped J.J. Abrams Make The Force Awakens’ Rey Vs. Ren Fight Even More Badass 

The Force Awakens is getting the 3D Blu-ray collector’s edition treatment on November 15, and we’ve already started to get peeks at extras that will be included with the release. Today, we learned how one of J.J. Abrams’ filmmaking peers made a key suggestion, making an important scene even more impactful.

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New Force Awakens Deleted Scene Proves You Should Always Let the Wookiee Win

C-3PO’s sage advice to R2-D2 in A New Hope served as a terse reminder as to why you should never cross Chewbacca—but The Force Awakens nearly had a scene that would’ve reminded us of this wisdom in a much more brutal fashion, and now you can see a glimpse of it.

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