Saturday, 23 June 2018
'SOLO': INTO HYPERSPACE!
Back in 1977, American audiences attending the opening days for the original Star Wars in cinemas leapt out of their seats and applauded the screen when Han Solo took us and the Millennium Falcon in its first Hyperspace jump. Now, that same classic visual effect (the 'slit scan' technique, also used in 2001 and for the Classic Doctor Who TV series titles of the Tom Baker era) continues to enthrall fans young and old with its promise of exciting and memorable adventures to come, of which the new Solo: A Star Wars Story satisfyingly delivered those goods, what with both Han and Lando Calrissian gamely at the trusty ship's controls.
Revisiting the realms of Hyperspace: