AMC Removes Signs Warning Moviegoers About Specific Scene In Star Wars: The Last Jedi

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Warning: This article contains spoilers for Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Word came out earlier today that AMC had put up signs to warn movie goers about a specific scene in Star Wars: The Last Jedi wherein sound disappears for dramatic effect.

Fans who've already seen The Force Awakens sequel might remember a beautiful and climactic shot where Admiral Holdo (Laura Dern) decides to give up her life to save the Resistance from the First Order. Turning around, the Resistance leader jumps into hyperspace straight into the Supremacy, breaking Snoke's ship into two. The scene breaks into a quiet sequence of beautiful shots playing with light and shadow.

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While some might understand that director Rian Johnson took out the sound for dramatic effect, AMC says that they had no choice to put up warning signs after viewers started complaining about "technical issues" after screenings of the film.

Now, it seems like the cinema chain has decided to remove the sign.

"We are aware that this occurred at two of AMC's 660 locations. The theatres have removed the sign," an AMC spokesperson told Variety.

The Last Jedi's visual effects supervisor Ben Morris says that the soundless effect has been a first for the Star Wars franchise, so it's no surprise that some fans would walk out a little bit confused after seeing the soundless sacrifice by Holdo. The lack of sound helps add to the impact of the film though, and it was amazing seeing the burst of light in the sequence.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi is currently screening in cinemas.

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