It cuts together moments from Episodes 1 to , along with bits from spinoffs and . It's pretty wonderful.
Grace, who starred in BlacKkKlansman, and friend Jeff Yorkes built the trailer over a weekend and posted it Tuesday.
The lion's share of the footage is from the original trilogy, but it cleverly inserts footage from the prequels into Luke Skywalker's chat with Obi-Wan Kenobi fromand continues in that vein.
It even uses some deleted scenes, like Luke looking up at a Star Destroyer and meeting doomed pal Biggs on Tatooine in the original movie, along with finishing off his lightsaber in Return of the Jedi.
One beautiful aspect is how it highlights some of the themes and repeated imagery, particularly the parallels between the Obi-Wan/Darth Vader and Luke/Kylo Ren lightsaber duels in A New Hope and.
It's not the first time Grace has worked his editing skills on Star Wars. He edited the prequels into an 85-minute movie in 2012, and inspired other fans to . He also worked his magic on the overlong Hobbit trilogy last year, whittling an eight-hour experience .