Memoirs of a jedi


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this post means a lot to me

I’m so turned on right now


Day 1. The struggle

There are days where I feel maybe I’m just too simple to live how I live. Where I live. What I do for a job. Sometimes I feel like maybe I’m not cut out to be this mould of the man I’ve become. Yes I’ve taken giant leaps of faith. Or maybe insanity and desperation. But those leaps seem to always land me in a better situation than I was previously. I once had a dream. Then another dream. One got on the way of the other. Or did I just get in the way of myself. Either way. I am where I am now because of me. For better or worse. I know I need to make the most of today.


Ian McDiarmid in make up for Revenge of the Sith

"I did a sculpture of the make-up, but no matter how hard I tried, it [the bust] just didn’t look like the Emperor to me. There was something wrong; it wasn’t him, and when I was putting the make-up on Ian, I kept thinking ‘It doesn’t look like the Emperor at all! There’s something missing,’ and meanwhile, Ian was sitting there, passively watching this go on. So I asked him, ‘Is there anything different, anything that’s not here that I should know about?’ and Ian said, ‘Oh, it was a long time ago, I don’t remember, but it looks the same to me.’
I said, ‘Well, I guess that’s the best I could ask for,’ so we kept going and finally finished, but I still couldn’t see the Emperor in it, and then Ian suddenly leaned forward in his chair, looked at himself in the mirror, and did that lightning hand pose that he does and went ‘Aaaagghh!’ and suddenly it was there: the missing piece was Ian! He has a face that he pulls as the Emperor that he hadn’t done in the life cast or the make-up chair but as soon as he did it, he was there. So we were fine after that, but it was a very scary moment. It’s all to do with the way Ian holds his mouth as the Emperor.
I know everyone says how wonderful it was to work with everybody else on a film, and it’s the professional thing to say, but it really was wonderful working with Ian. He made it a beautiful job. It’s a delicious character.” - Dave Elsey, Creature Supervisor on Revenge of the Sith
(Taken from Star Wars Insider, 2006)



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