Star Wars Essay Examples

Luke, I Am Your Volkswagen

Who doesn’t want to be Darth Vader? In May of 1977, I was just like every other seven year old in America wanting to be just like Darth Vader and use the force to control all my toys. During the 2011 Super Bowl, Volkswagen made a commercial that made my dream of 35 years come… View Article

Star Wars: a New Hope Character Analysis

Star Wars Episode IV premiered in theaters on May 25, 1977. Directed by George Lucas, it became one of the first sci-fi movies to really make an impact in the film industry. Out of all the characters shown in the movie, one stands out. Luke Skywalker, a boy raised on the desert planet, Tatooine, from… View Article

Contemporary Heros Quest

The contemporary character of Luke Skywalker in the film Star Wars undertakes the classic hero’s journey which include the processes of separation, initiation, transformation and return. This paper has therefore been written to examine the plight of Luke Skywalker and to analyze the journey that the character takes throughout the plot of the film. In… View Article

Blockbusters and Star Wars

If one views the top grossing films of all time, it becomes easy to see that most of the films rely heavily on computer generated images, whether to enhance live action or the animation of popular animated features. Many cinematic experts cite the fact that blockbusters in the last thirty years have relied increasingly on… View Article

Opening sequence of “Star Wars-episode iv, A New Hope”

“Star Wars” was arguably the first in a new breed of high concept, high budget sci-fi action films. It was directed by George Lucas and originally released in only a few cinemas in 1977. However, the buzz around the film grew, and it is now one of the highest grossing films of all time, and… View Article

The story of an archetypal hero in Star Wars

The story of an archetypal hero has been told and written various times throughout history by unique and unrelated cultures. We have all heard the story about “Superman,” “Indiana Jones,” and other stories of an archetypal hero. What makes these stories alike? Joseph Campbell defines an archetypal hero in his book “The Hero With A… View Article