066. Bonus – The Empire Strikes Back

We embark on another franchise today, the series that has made George Lucas millions, STAR WARS! Your hosts have a different opinion than most on the film we are covering today, known by a long title, and here goes…Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back. This move stars Mark Hamill, Carrie Fisher, Harrison Ford, Billy Dee Williams and voicing Yoda, Mr. Frank Oz.

A swinging-high thanks goes out to Tony Smith for requesting a review and grading of a Star Wars film, and his choice was the second by release date, The Empire Strikes Back, where there comes a huge revelation in the story as to kinship…we will leave it at that! Is this 40+ year old movie a good choice for 4K Blu-ray? Has it been modernized? How about HDR color pop, do we get any? A Dolby Atmos track was produced for this release, does it surround you with sound? Find out now by tapping that Play Button!

MOVIES in 4K is where BillChete and Lady Phantom review, discuss, analyze, criticize and often times debate one movie that has been released on the 4K Blu-ray format each and every episode. Guiding you on the merit of the movie with recommendations and on the purchasing power of physical media.

Episode 066 breakdown of “The Empire Strikes Back (1980)

Movie Rating  
BillChete: 2 (Avoid) Lady Phantom: 5 (Rental)

4K Blu-ray Disc Grade  
BillChete: B- (Worthy) Lady Phantom: B- (Worthy)

Average 4K Disc Grade

B-