On this weeks episode, Beks, Devin, Eve and Jeremy chat the latest and greatest in Star Wars. From the now-kaput Boba Fett movie to a recent interview with Adam Driver and more, some opinions on these topics might actually surprise you (and some may not)! For our closer look segment, the team takes a deeper dive into which character under the Disney umbrella is greatest to each one of us, respectively. You don’t want to miss our choices; be sure to let us know your thoughts on which character is YOUR favorite below!
On this week’s episode, Barb, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and cover the latest in Star Wars news; from Mark Hamill’s controversial tweets, episode IX box office predictions and more info on Vader’s mysterious castle on Mustafar, the gang had quite a bit to say! In our third act of the show, we take a closer look at whether or not killing essential characters either alienates or more fully engages the audience. You won’t want to miss what each of us have to say!
On this week’s episode, Amy, Ashley, Barb and Devin cover all the latest and greatest in the Star Wars news! From the brand new behind the scenes Empire Strikes Back documentary to whether or not the Mandalorian is critical to the future of Star Wars and…was Solo the movie everyone slept on(?!), the team covers it! Our closer look topic this week is all about what we each think is or might be the single greatest theme in Star Wars, other than hope. Don’t miss it!
If you have listened to the Galactic Series, Part One, you would have known that a female character I most related to was Ciena Rae. Like fellow team member, Regina Sanders, we both found Claudia Gray's Lost Stars to be captivating and saw ourselves in Ciena Rae.
There are moments in life that offer reflection. In high school I took the leap to volunteer as a counselor in the Outdoor School program to teach science, and be responsible for a select number of middle schoolers for 5 days (last time I checked the program was cut to three days). As an introvert with a social anxiety problem, I struggled to get through my duties. During my first time as a counselor I did have one of counselor high schooler, and together we did okay at our job. It was a total one head of a snake not talking to the other.
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.