Star Wars Imperial Landing Craft LEGO set #75221

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  1. purr1n

    purr1n Finding his inner redneck

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    I don't quite remember this from The New Hope, but I guess it might be there in the super duper remastered editions of the film?

    Under 700 pieces, it's easy enough to put together in one night. It comes with five mini-figures, two stormtroopers, one imperial officer, Old Ben, and R2D2. It's a good playset in that the parts stay on pretty well and don't fall off. The cockpit window swings up (photos don't show this) and the rear winglets fold up. The ramp mechanism is nifty - it slides back in. The only thing I would have liked is retractable landing gear, but there doesn't seem to be enough room to do that.

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    According to the Star Wars geeks, the Sentinel-Class Imperial Landing Craft (larger version of the Lambda-Class seen in ROFJ) was seen in the comics, some random anime, and mentioned in the "Solo: A Nobody Cares Story":

    http://starwars.wikia.com/wiki/Sentinel-class_landing_craft

    Dunno for sure, since I have not read the comics tho. Jar-Jar-Binks broke my heart proly before this came to be.
     
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    I'm pretty sure this was seen in the SW:Clone Wars or SW:Millennial Rebels cartoons. My son would know.

    The Han Solo movie didn't need to be made. I finally saw it. Not too bad. My daughter liked it, mainly because it seemed more like a Western than a SW movie. Still think it should have ended like the Wild Bunch with a massive shootout: the Millennial Falcon's lasers rapid-firing against the Albino monk guy's goons, and everybody dying in a blaze of glory, including Han, Childish Gambino, Chewy (slightly different looking), Daenerys, and Woody. The space-TNT then goes unstable and there is a big explosion to cap it all off.
     
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    The Solo movie needed moar Vader.

    The Empire presence in that movie felt too much like the border patrol. Woody did good though. I like him.
     
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    In the special edition in the scene where the Stormtrooper says “Look sir, droids!”, Lucas added a moving Dewback and that shuttle taking off in the background. It’s absolute blink and you’ll miss it type stuff, but that does explain why it comes with Old Ben and R2.
     

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