Why Star Wars (1977) is a Climactic Masterpiece

If you watched this movie as a kid, you might remember the climax for Star Wars (1977) being a dogfight to blow up the Death Star. This video explains in detail every little piece you might have missed in this scene that helped build the suspense and make audiences cheer in the theaters.


  • A good way to create suspense, put the solution to the story's problem in the exact worst place for it to be.
  • Add momentum to a suspenseful scene by adding more dangers or obstacles.