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
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
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