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Star Wars: Episode IV

Star Wars Trilogy DVD Collection
Genre: Science Fiction

Reviewed In Issue 90 (Nov 2004) Of Widescreen Review®

Mark Hamill, Harrison Ford, Carrie Fisher, Peter Cushing & Alec Guinness

WSR Review Scores
WSR Picture Rating: 4.5
DD Sound Rating: 4.5
DTS Sound Rating:
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Reference Systems
Critics' Composite Score: 5
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Special Features
A New Hope includes audio commentary by director George Lucas, sound designer Ben Burtt, visual effects supervisor Dennis Muren, and actress Carrie Fisher. From the instant you get past the legal warning, the DVDs come alive in all of their Star Wars glory. It seems that Lucasfilm Ltd. and 20th Century Fox have the full grasp of what a DVD menu can be

 DVD General Information

(Studio/Distributor): 20th Century Fox Home Entertainment
(Catalog Number): 2222341
(MPAA Rating): PG
(Rating Reason):

(Retail Price): $69.98
(DVD Type): Single Side, Dual Layer (DVD9)
(Widescreen Edition): Yes
(Full Screen Edition): No
(Anamorphic Widescreen): Yes
(Running Time In Minutes): 125
(Color Type): Color
(Chaptered/Scene Access): Yes
(Closed Captioned): Yes
(Regional Coding): 1
(Theatrical Year): 1977
(Theatrical Release): Yes
(Direct-To-Video Release): No
(DVD Release Date): 09/21/04
(THX® Digitally Mastered): Yes

 Credits Information

(Director): George Lucas
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DVD Picture:
Presented in 2.35:1 anamorphic widescreen, Star Wars looks amazing! The picture is sharp and detailed, with impressive textures and definition. Colors are rich and solid, with excellent balance. Blacks are deep, whites appear bright, and fleshtones are nicely balanced. (Still, nitpicking reveals minor color inconsistencies like the Chapter 36 closeup of Leia arguing with Han over who takes orders from whom. But that

The remastered Dolby

This Disc Contains The Following WSR-Rated Superb Qualities:
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