1 hr 12 min

Star Wars Episode 4 A New Hope (1977‪)‬ Sequelcast 2 and Friends

    • Film Reviews

Hosts Mat Bradley-Tschirgi, Thrasher, and BJ discuss the movie that started the Star Wars craze those kids are into, Star Wars; it was later rereleased as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) thinks being a farmer sucks, so he meets an old man (Alec Guinness) who gives him a glowy sword. 

After he couldn't buy the movie rights for Flash Gordon, writer-director George Lucas decided to do his own sci fi saga and the rest is history. A simple plot, amusing dialogue, and thrilling space combat scenes give this first Star Wars film more zip than you might remember. It's clear this was meant to work as both a standalone movie and the start of a trilogy based on how the ending wraps everything up with just enough threads out there to keep audiences wondering. 

Sequelcast 2 and Friends is part of the Greenlit Podcast Network

Follow the show on Twitter @Sequelcast2

Listen to Marc with a C's music podcast Discography

Buy Mat's books (Podcast You Nerd!, The Films of Uwe Boll Vol. 1: The Video Game Movies!) 

Buy Thrasher's tabletop RPG supplements from DriveThruRPG

Watch Alex Miller's YouTube series The Trailer Project


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Hosts Mat Bradley-Tschirgi, Thrasher, and BJ discuss the movie that started the Star Wars craze those kids are into, Star Wars; it was later rereleased as Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Luke Skywalker (Mark Hamill) thinks being a farmer sucks, so he meets an old man (Alec Guinness) who gives him a glowy sword. 

After he couldn't buy the movie rights for Flash Gordon, writer-director George Lucas decided to do his own sci fi saga and the rest is history. A simple plot, amusing dialogue, and thrilling space combat scenes give this first Star Wars film more zip than you might remember. It's clear this was meant to work as both a standalone movie and the start of a trilogy based on how the ending wraps everything up with just enough threads out there to keep audiences wondering. 

Sequelcast 2 and Friends is part of the Greenlit Podcast Network

Follow the show on Twitter @Sequelcast2

Listen to Marc with a C's music podcast Discography

Buy Mat's books (Podcast You Nerd!, The Films of Uwe Boll Vol. 1: The Video Game Movies!) 

Buy Thrasher's tabletop RPG supplements from DriveThruRPG

Watch Alex Miller's YouTube series The Trailer Project


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

1 hr 12 min