The Empire Strikes Back | The Perfect Sequel

What does it take to create a great second entry in a series? In this video essay, Nolan Dean takes a look at what makes The Empire Strikes Back a perfect sequel, highlighting the film’s opening hook, continuation of character arcs, and film’s exploration of the same themes from a new angle.

Nolan Dean

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Harrison Ford


Sequels


Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back


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Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back