A good watch

I recently saw Star Wars Episode IV A New Hope. The movie starts with crawling letters giving information that the rebel alliance has won their first victory over the evil galactic empire and rebel spies have stolen information on the empire strongest weapon - the Death Star. An armoured space station with the capacity to destroy an entire planet.

Princess Leia races off in her spaceship to alderaan with the plans but the ship is captured by an imperial starship. Leia hides the plans in astromech droid - R2-D2. R2 escapes with protocol droid C-3PO to the surface of desert planet Tatooine. Jawa traders sell them to moisture farmars Owen and Beru Lars and their nephew Luke Skywalker. Luke accidentally triggers some part of the holographic message and the next day searches for R2-D2 and finds Ben Kenobi who reveals he is Obi-Wan Kenobi.

Kenobi sees the whole message and tells Luke to learn about the force and come to Alderaan. He initially refuses but sees his uncle and aunt dead, killed by stormtroopers searching for the two droids and he agrees to come. They hire Han Solo and his first mate Chewbacca, the wookiee.

General Tarkin destroys Alderaan to get the name of the rebel base. Han's ship is caught by the death star's tractor beam when they reach the ruins left of what was Alderaan. Obi-wan goes to disable the tractor beam while Luke and Han rescue Leia and reach their ship. Obi-Wan sacrifices himself in a lightsabre duel with Darth Vader. They go to the rebel base Yavin-IV and with the help of a tracking device. Darth Vader gets to know the location. The investigation leads to weakness in the death star, an exhaust port leading to the main reactor. The rebels suffer heavy losses and Luke goes on an attack run
and his ship was about get destroyed by TIE fighters and Darth Vader when Han arrives and destroys  TIE ships leaving Luke clear and he destroys the Death Star. Vader is sent spiraling away.

The movie win six Oscars for Best Art Direction,Best Costume Design,Best Film Editing,Best Visual Effects,Best Original Score and Best Sound. 


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