Episode 190: Exploring Macro Themes – Redemption

On this weeks show, Beks, Carl, Devin and Eve sit down and chat all the latest and greatest announcements in the Star Wars galaxy! We go over an excerpt from the upcoming Thrawn: Treason novel by Timothy Zahn and there’s also a Snoke comic hitting the shelves soon, too. We finish our news section with whether or not CGI and practical FX can be differentiated when it comes to modern day technology. We continue our series into macro themes by taking a closer look at Redemption. It’s a long episode, friends, but we hope you join us!

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Closer Look: Exploring Macro Themes – Redemption

“How might the theme of REDEMPTION be portrayed in Episode IX?”

  • Let’s first talk a little bit about the definition of “theme”

    • Let’s talk a bit about REDEMPTION  - beyond Star Wars - what makes this so compelling?

    • To what extent is REDEMPTION based on POV?

  • Regarding Star Wars so far…

    • What are some of the most compelling examples of REDEMPTION within Star Wars?

    • Why is this compelling? 

      • How does this particular instance of REDEMPTION impact the saga as a whole? How might the saga be different without this instance?

  • Where might we see this theme play out in Episode IX?

    • How might this impact the ST storyline?

    • How might this impact all of the films to this point?


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