Hello everyone and welcome to Throwback Thursday, where every Thursday I’ll be posting a review of an older but noteworthy film. This week’s pick goes to a movie that will always have special meaning to me, the movie that started it all and a legend of its time – Star Wars.
Originally released in 1977 as simply Star Wars but later retitled Star Wars: A New Hope, Star Wars was written and directed by George Lucas. The film follows the story of the Rebel Alliance, a rebellion against the evil Galactic Empire. The ongoings of their struggle intersect with the life of young Luke Skywalker, a farm boy on the desert planet Tatooine. Recruited by Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi, Luke joins the fray and begins his journey towards becoming a Jedi like his father before him.
Star Wars isn’t just about one character and I think that’s what makes it so great, it’s a lengthy tale full of different worlds, a cast of incredible creatures and characters alike and a magnificently written story. It is easily one of the best films ever made and one that has captured the imagination of millions of people around the world and brought countless people together to share in their common interest.
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Glenn Stuart Tucker