When “Star Wars,” starring Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, was released in 1977, The Kansas City Star’s critic said the film offers “as much fun as it does good, old-fashioned corniness — and that’s plenty.”
When “Star Wars,” starring Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, was released in 1977, The Kansas City Star’s critic said the film offers “as much fun as it does good, old-fashioned corniness — and that’s plenty.” File photo
When “Star Wars,” starring Carrie Fisher as Princess Leia, was released in 1977, The Kansas City Star’s critic said the film offers “as much fun as it does good, old-fashioned corniness — and that’s plenty.” File photo

‘Star Wars’ was ‘wondrous hokum’: The Kansas City Star’s reviews of the original trilogy

December 14, 2015 11:46 AM