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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Reviews

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Dragan Antulov
rec.arts.movies.reviews

[An] essential part of contemporary culture.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Urban Cinefile Critics
Urban Cinefile

With its naive romanticism, its simple fable of youthful innocence triumphing over evil, its look back at classic narrative mythology, Star Wars is an exhilarating ride into cinematic fantasy, unlike anything that the cinema has made since.

Full Review Source: Urban Cinefile

January 1, 2000
Jack Garner
Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

George Lucas's space fantasy struck the vortex of American popular culture.

Full Review Source: Rochester Democrat and Chronicle | Original Score: 10/10

January 1, 2000
Angie Errigo
Empire Magazine

This is the phenomenon that saved 20th Century Fox.

Full Review Source: Empire Magazine

January 1, 2000
Michael Wilmington
Chicago Tribune
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A grandiose and violent epic with a simple and whimsical heart.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Brian Webster
Apollo Guide

A classic American tale!

Full Review Source: Apollo Guide | Original Score: 85/100

January 1, 2000
MaryAnn Johanson
Flick Filosopher

Watching Star Wars again with full knowledge of all that will happen lends some new meaning.

Full Review Source: Flick Filosopher | Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Christopher Brandon
TNT's Rough Cut

Star Wars remains a cinematic benchmark and a greater fantasy than its countless imitators of the past 20 years.

January 1, 2000

E! Online

That '70s schmaltz is innocent and pure--and seemed better untainted by modernization.

Full Review Source: E! Online

January 1, 2000
Gary Arnold
Washington Post
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George Lucas has made the kind of sci-fi adventure movie you dream about finding!

Full Review Source: Washington Post

January 1, 2000

Boxoffice Magazine

The spirit of Buck Rogers lives on as writer-director George Lucas continues to pay homage to that gentleman of the 25th Century in a wow of a sci-fi film.

Full Review Source: Boxoffice Magazine

January 1, 2000
John Hartl
Film.com
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Backgrounds in some sequences are now more populated than they were, and it's fun to see all the creatures that make up the "wretched hive of scum and villainy" that Alec Guinness' Obi-Wan Kenobi describes.

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
Film.com
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A dynamic entertainment, efficiently and exuberantly setting up its mythic tale of heroes and villains, rebels and rogues, princesses and monsters, good and evil.

January 1, 2000
Roger Ebert
Chicago Sun-Times
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Lucas fills his screen with loving touches.

Full Review Source: Chicago Sun-Times | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
James Berardinelli
ReelViews
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Like some indefatigable King of the Hill, it stands alone and triumphant, regardless of the many imitators that assail its position.

Full Review Source: ReelViews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Steve Rhodes
Internet Reviews

I was and still am fascinated by the hinted at but never fully developed chemistry between Luke and Princess Leia.

Full Review Source: Internet Reviews | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Scott Renshaw
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As much as it changed the people who watched movies, however, it changed the people who made movies even more.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews | Original Score: 9/10

January 1, 2000
Mark R. Leeper
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It is my contention that the original Star Wars is, on its own, a good film and the best of its series.

Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews

January 1, 2000
Stephen Hunter
Baltimore Sun

Candy for the eyes and the heart!

January 1, 2000
Rob Blackwelder
SPLICEDWire

This special edition re-release really drives home the differences between seeing a movie in the theater and seeing it on video.

Full Review Source: SPLICEDWire | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 1, 2000
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