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The digital revolution will change everything, we've been told. The cost of moviemaking will be reduced, enabling new talent to strut its stuff. Directors will require less in the way of equipment and smaller crews.
Except it may not be working out that way.
A case in point: digital exhibition.
Here's the way it worked out for George Lucas. The film prints of "Star Wars: Episode II--Attack of the Clones" were already being made, but Lucas wasn't happy with the way some of the shots turned out.
So he did what any director wishes he could do: Lucas fixed them.
Actually, the director ended up tweaking more than 70 shots that appear in the version of the sci-fi saga that was digitally projected in theaters, including the addition of a more …