On this weeks episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and talk all the latest and greatest news stories within the Star Wars community – including Star Wars Resistance, Kasdan Jr’s 52-behind the scenes facts about Solo: A Star Wars Story and Rian Johnson’s Last Jedi inspiration from Star Wars Rebels’ Mortis Arc! We wrap it all up with which Star Wars character was introduced the best way to each of us and what that moment ultimately meant!
On this week’s episode, the Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy sit down to chat which of the film franchises theatrical posters are our favorites…and why! We also discuss the latest and greatest in news; from The Last Jedi holding the #1 title in blu ray sales, and yet another article about that group of the films “fans”, to deleted footage of the infamous Order 66 scene in Revenge of the Sith, we cover a wide range with this episode!
On this week's episode, the USW crew flips Episode #148's question on its head and explores the opposite for our closer look segment. We also chat Carrie Fisher rumors for Episode IX, a possible Boba Fett return and spoilers for Darth Vader comic #20 and its link to The Phantom Menace. Bonus: LOTS of laughter and insight this week, so you won't want to miss it!
On July 18, 2017 I asked the Fangirls Going Rogue Facebook chat if I should I read Bloodline or Rebel Risingas my first Star Wars book. I was, overwhelmingly, told to read Lost Stars by Claudia Gray. I was hooked after reading the summary on the back page. I remember thinking that it was (and honestly it still is) the best book ever. Romance. Action. Star Wars.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences recently announced a new category, Outstanding Achievement in Popular Film. The details of qualifying for the award will be spelled out later. Most reaction on the internet seems to be negative and convey this as a way to give awards to big blockbuster “superhero” movies. Many believe the only reason the Academy created the category was to combat declining television ratings.
Many years ago, when I was working my first job at a pizza restaurant, one of my duties was to place door hangers door to door throughout various nearby neighborhoods to advertise our company. For the most part the experience was not memorable at all. Place coupon on door. Move to next house. Avoid animals, humans, and “no soliciting” signs. Rinse and repeat.
The last few weeks have been a whirlwind of excitement mixed with all sorts of other emotions at the news of the cast announcement for Episode IX of Star Wars. The death of Carrie Fisher a year and a half ago hit me more than the news of any celebrity death before; it came at a time when we as Star Wars fans were getting to experience more of the Carrie Fisher we know and love as she reprised her role as Princess Leia.
TV shows are a double edged sword. They can spend the time to let characters grow, but the time investment can be absolute killer. If you have never seen Star Wars: The Clone Wars, and would like to learn more about four amazing characters, I have designed a binge watching marathon that cuts straight to key moments in their story from the show.