Saturday, 20 June 2009

Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope


Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill)--an impulsive but good hearted young man who lives on the dusty planet of Tatooine with his aunt and uncle--longs for the exciting life of a Rebel soldier. The rebels are fighting against the evil Empire, which has set about destroying planets inhabited by innocent citizens with the Death Star, a fearsome planet-like craft commanded by Grand Moff Tarkin (Peter Cushing) and the eternally frightful Darth Vader (David Prowse, with the voice of James Earl Jones). When Luke's aunt and uncle are murdered by the Empire's imperial stormtroopers and he mysteriously finds a distress message from Princess Leia in one of his androids, R2-D2 (Kenny Baker), he must set out to find Obi-Wan Kenobi (Alec Guinness), a mysterious old hermit with incredible powers. On his journey, Luke is aided by the roguish, sarcastic mercenary Han Solo (Harrison Ford) and his towering furry sidekick Chewbacca (Peter Mayhew) as they run into a host of perilous situations while trying to rescue the princess--and the entire galaxy. STAR WARS--George Lucas' stunning sci-fi masterpiece—is an extremely inventive and entertaining film that garnered generations of loyal fans who are forever imprinted with the memory of its characters and dialogue. Magnificently referencing everything from Akira Kurosawa's SEVEN SAMURAI and THE HIDDEN FORTRESS to THE WIZARD OF OZ to John Ford Westerns and Joseph Campbell philosophies, STAR WARS revolutionised the cinematic world with its epic storytelling and amazing special effects. In addition to film veterans Guinness and Cushing, the movie also features an unforgettable performance from the young Ford, who would go on to become one of the biggest stars of the silver screen. Includes the original theatrical version of the film.

This movie is great. I really like it. Really it was superb. If you like action movies, you should watch this.
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