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67% The Hundred-Foot Journey $2.4M

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Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Reviews

Gene Siskel
Chicago Tribune
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What places it a sizable cut about the routine is its spectacular visual effects, the best since Stanley Kubrick's 2001.

Full Review Source: Chicago Tribune | Original Score: 3.5/4

January 18, 2013
Pauline Kael
New Yorker
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There's no breather in the picture, no lyricism; the only attempt at beauty is in the double sunset.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 18, 2013
Penelope Gilliatt
New Yorker
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George Lucas, who made American Graffiti, has put together a sci-fi film that draws on any number of associations. Star Wars is both amazing and familiar.

Full Review Source: New Yorker

January 14, 2013

TIME Magazine
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A grand and glorious film that may well be the smash hit of 1977, and certainly is the best movie of the year so far.

Full Review Source: TIME Magazine

August 13, 2008
A.D. Murphy
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A magnificent film. George Lucas set out to make the biggest possible adventure fantasy out of his memories of serials and older action epics, and he succeeded brilliantly.

Full Review Source: Variety

February 19, 2008
Derek Adams
Time Out
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Has distinct limitations, but the current return to a cinema of spectacle and wonder is wholly encouraging.

Full Review Source: Time Out

February 9, 2006
Charles Champlin
Los Angeles Times
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It is, all in all, hard to think of a place or an age group that would not respond to the enthusiastic inventiveness with which Lucas has enshrined his early loves.

Full Review Source: Los Angeles Times

July 9, 2002
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
Louis B. Parks
Houston Chronicle
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Compelling backstory, exciting action and pleasantly archetypal characters.

January 1, 2000
Sean Means
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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
Mike Clark
USA Today
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A pop-culture landmark!

Full Review Source: USA Today | Original Score: 3/4

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
James Berardinelli
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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
Vincent Canby
New York Times
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It's fun and funny.

Full Review Source: New York Times | Original Score: 4/5

January 1, 2000
Susan Stark
Detroit News
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Twenty years later, George Lucas' loved saga of the war between good and evil in a distant galaxy returns in digitally enhanced and augmented form.

Full Review Source: Detroit News | Original Score: 4/4

January 1, 2000
Stanley Kauffmann
The New Republic
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His work here seems less inventive than in THX 1138.

January 1, 2000
Peter Stack
San Francisco Chronicle
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Darth Vader and his James Earl Jones voice is a bad egg no matter how much we know about his screwy upbringing.

Full Review Source: San Francisco Chronicle

January 1, 2000
John Hartl
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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
Jonathan Rosenbaum
Chicago Reader
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None of these characters has any depth, and they're all treated like the fanciful props and settings!

Full Review Source: Chicago Reader

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
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