GE40: 5 Signs Star Wars: A New Hope is a GREAT Film

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is one of the best pieces of cinema made in all of human history. What are some of the signs to alert viewers of the film’s magnificence?

Jonathan shares 5 signs that show this is a great film.


5 Signs A New Hope is a Great Film

  1. Great example of the myth of the hero
  2. Han shot first!
  3. Sets the stage for the entire Star Wars universe.
  4. One of the greatest soundtracks (affiliate link) in the history of film
  5. Groundbreaking special effects



What are other signs that Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope is a GREAT film?

You’ll want to check out Jonathan’s other podcast: Wargaming Recon, a historical wargaming podcast with new episodes on the 2nd & 4th Monday of each month.

Be sure to tell your friends about Geeks Explicitly. You can contact us by e-mailing, follow us on Twitter @GeeksExplicitly, or Like our Facebook page.

Also, listen to us on iTunes!

Many thanks to Jeremy Kostiew for creating our logo. Check out his work at

If you like Geeks Explicitly, then you’re sure to like the other shows on the Troll in the Corner Podcast Network.

Our intro song is “I Wish I Were” by Matthew Ebel. Please give his other music a listen at

This podcast is made possible through the generous sponsorship of Noble Knight Games.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: