The Star Wars Underworld Podcast

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris, discuss the latest comments from Bob Iger about how the plan for future Star Wars cinematic releases may have changed.  They speculate on what we can expect to see from Star Wars in the theaters post-Episode IX and how streaming may impact the future.  Then they break down the new Star Wars Resistance video introducing "The Aces".  Then they look at Jon Kasdan's Solo notes and break down the Coaxium Kerfuffle from the film.  Plus, Star Wars comics updates, and Star Wars Resistance episode titles.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_21-09-18.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get you set for the home media release of Solo: A Star Wars Story by previewing some of the bonus features and analyzing two deleted scenes.  They also revisit some of the reasons why the film wasn't as successful as it could have been in theaters.  Then the guys discuss some of the strengths and weaknesses of The Last Jedi.  Plus, they continue their Solo break down by looking at the showdown on Savareen and talking about some listeners thoughts on the Kessel Run.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_14-09-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:38pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris recap the Star Wars happenings at last weekend's Fan Expo Canada!  First, Dominic chats with Sam Smith, Senior Star Wars designer for Hasbro, about their reveals at the con, what new features Hasbro is adding to their Star Wars figures, and what else is coming down the pipeline.  Then, Dominic speaks with Star Wars comics writer Charles Soule about his work on the series' Lando, Poe Dameron, Obi-Wan & Anakin, and Darth Vader.  Then, the guys continue their discussion about Solo: A Star Wars Story by talking the Kessel Run sequence and pondering whether or not it lived up to the hype.  Plus, Sam Witwer talks Maul in Solo, more actors are making their way to the Episode IX set, and the first Solo deleted scene.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_07-09-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:58pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest casting news about Star Wars Episode IX and speculate about who Dominic Monaghan and Matt Smith might be playing.  They they break down the new Star Wars Resistance preview video and share their thoughts on the new characters and the types of stories we might see.  They also continue the discussion about Solo: A Star Wars Story by talking about the Kessel breakout sequence and the way the film handled L3-37's death.  Plus, Hayden Christensen's advice for Kelly Marie Tran, Oscar Isaac's thoughts on the reaction to The Last Jedi, and our first look at a Solo deleted scene.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_31-08-18.mp3
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On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the new trailer for the upcoming animated series Star Wars Resistance!  They share their thoughts on the visual style and speculate about what kinds of stories the show will tell.  Then they share their thoughts on Kelly Marie Tran's recent editorial in The New York Times.  They also analyze the recent leaked pictures from the set of Episode IX and speculate about what's going on.  Plus, a couple of members of the crew of the live action series revealed, and a scene from the Solo novelization they wish was in the film.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_24-08-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris use this slow news week as an opportunity to catch up on some news stories they missed over the past few weeks.  They delve into recent comments by Dave Filoni about his role Star Wars Resistance and some early concepts for Rebels, Simon Pegg weighs in on the state of fandom, and a Star Wars production designer talks about working on Tatooine for a canceled Star Wars spin off.  They also continue their discussion about Solo: A Star Wars Story by breaking down the voyage to Kessel.  Plus, how Ashley Eckstein found out The Clone Wars was coming back, Episode IX filming location rumors, and a Star Wars convention legend retires.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_17-08-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ciaran celebrate the tenth anniversary of The Clone Wars by watching the 2008 theatrical release of Star Wars: The Clone Wars and discussing it as they do.  They share their memories of the first time they saw and their reactions to some of the features that would become staples of the series.  They also speculate on how these episodes would have been received had they aired on TV instead in the theaters.  They also discuss how the movie lays the groundwork for what was to come in the series.  Plus they announce their new website!  All this and much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 8:55pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by David, Sam, and Nate of the Tatooine Sons podcast!  They talk about the rumor that Jon Favreau's live action series will deal with the events on Mandalore following Return of the Jedi.  They also celebrate the tenth anniversary The Clone Wars by discussing their memories of the 2008 film, some favourite moments from the series, and what it's overall legacy.  Plus, they talk about how Dominic accidentally helped inspire the Tatooine Sons podcast, how becoming a Star Wars fan differs across the generations, and the campaign to #MakeTerbusCanon!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_10-08-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:40pm PDT

On this episode, Ben and Chris are joined by SWU Patreon supporters Katie Horn, Marina Payne, Andy Seiner, Nikk Serrano, Matt Taylor, Joey Mays, Michael Dengler, and Gary Myer to discuss all things Star Wars!  They cover the recent Star Wars Episode IX casting news, the announcement that The Clone Wars is coming back, and some more talk about Solo: A Star Wars Story.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:34pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Din of the band F-105.  They break down the announcement of the cast of Star Wars Episode IX and speculate about what might happen with the returning characters, including Luke, Leia, Lando, Kylo, and Rey.  They also continue discussing the return of The Clone Wars by looking at the details about some of the unfinished arcs.  Plus, trying to guess hints from JJ Abrams' twitter picture, what "secret" cast members might there be in Episode IX, and what was the secret behind The Clone Wars' resurgent popularity over the past few years.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_03-08-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06pm PDT

A podcast left unfinished.... Until now.  Dominic and Ciaran return to discuss the exciting news that Star Wars: The Clone Wars is returning to screens in 2019.  They discuss how the announcement was made, with Dominic sharing what it was like to be in the room at San Diego Comic Con when its return was revealed.  They also discuss what episodes we might see in the new season and how this decision came to be.  All this and much more!

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On this episode, Dominic is back from San Diego Comic Con to tell Chris and Ben all about his experiences there and break down all the exciting panels.  They revisit the The Clone Wars tenth anniversary panel and announcement that the series is coming back, and break down what this means for fans and for Star Wars animation in general.  They also delve into the latest publishing news, including the announcements that novels about Padme Amidala, as well as Qui-Gon Jinn and Obi-Wan Kenobi are in the works.  Then Dominic chats with Steve Evans and Joe Ninivaggi of the Hasbro Star Wars team about the latest announcements from Comic Con and what they are doing to combat distribution issues.  Plus the latest about Star Wars Resistance, what Clone Wars arcs could be featured when the series returns, and Dominic's review of the Star Wars Rebels season four blu-ray.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_27-07-16.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:12pm PDT

On this momentous episode Chris, Ben and Dominic freak out about the massive breaking news regarding Star Wars: The Clone Wars and its upcoming return with all new episodes! They provide their thoughts and speculation about the announcement(while trying to contain their excitement) and discuss the thrilling trailer that was released along with it. In addition, while reporting in live from San Diego Comic Con, Dominic describes his experience attending The Clone Wars' 10th anniversary panel and the audience's reaction to the big reveal. Furthermore, Chris and Ben discuss the newly revealed bonus features for Solo: A Star Wars Story, as well as a talk about positivity in Star Wars fandom and how it made the #SaveTheCloneWarsCampaign a success. Listen for all that and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_CLONE_WARS.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:42pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest rumors about up coming Star Wars productions.  They share their thoughts on the rumored casting of Keri Russell and Billy Dee Williams in Star Wars Episode IX, as well as what may be going with production of the Obi-Wan Kenobi film.  They also continue the discussion about Solo: A Star Wars Story by discussing the meeting of Han Solo and Lando Calrissian.  Plus, something else that was missing from the Solo marketing, San Diego Comic Con previews, how should Star Wars Resistance be promoted, and how important to the sequel trilogy are the Knights of Ren?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_12-07-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:02pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ben discuss the Star Wars happenings in the past week!  They start by discussing how well The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi connect with one-another.  Then they discuss Ahmed Best's recent social media reveals about the impact of toxic fandom on him.  This leads to a discussion about toxic fandom, why it needs to be stopped, and what can be done to deal with it.  They also cover the latest tidbits of news about Star Wars Resistance and speculate about the tone of the series and when we might learn more about it.  Then to close it out by breaking down the first scene aboard Dryden Vos' yacht in Solo: A Star Wars Story.  Plus, Episode IX tidbits, the Star Wars fan awards, and how this year's NHL free agent frenzy tied in with Star Wars.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_06-07-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by SWU Podcast supporters Katie Horn, Rusty Zion, and Mark Dennison to discuss Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They share their overall thoughts on the film and reactions to the big Darth Maul reveal.  Plus, thoughts on L3-37, Easter eggs, favourite moments.  Plus, some theories about the Rian Johnson trilogy, why Solo isn't succeeding at the box office, and way too many baseball metaphors.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_June_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm PDT

This week on The SWU Podcast Dominic, Ben, an Chris continue to try and make sense of the latest rumors about what is going on with future Star Wars films in the wake of Solo under performing at the box office.  The speculate about what the causes were of Solo missing its projections so drastically.  They also continue the discussion about the film itself by discussing the conveyex heist sequence.  Plus, The Clone Wars is coming to Comic Con, Star Wars wins several Saturn Awards, and Ram Bergman has a brief update on the Rian Johnson trilogy.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_29-06-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:03pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris track the bizarre week of rumors about cancellations and non-cancellations of Star Wars movies that were never announced.  They look at how the lackluster returns for Solo: A Star Wars Story at the box office may impact the stand alone films going forward and speculate about what this Mos Eisley movie might have been.  They also continue the discussion about Solo by breaking down the Mimban sequence Plus, Lando might be back for Episode IX, more SDCC exclusives, and comics news.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_21-06-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm PDT

On this episode, Chris, Ben, and Dominic cover the week that was in Star Wars, discuss the current state of Star Wars fandom and continue their deep dive in Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They talk about the impact of toxic fandom on the community and how to best combat it and its effects.  They then delve into the latest announcements from E3, including the reveal of Jedi: Fallen Order, as well as some recent comments from George Lucas about what his sequel trilogy might have covered.  This leads to a discussion about the nature of the Force and how the light and dark sides cover.  Then, to wrap things up, they break down the Corellia sequence from Solo.  Plus, Resistance updates, Detours news (sorta), and the latest on San Diego Comic Con.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_15-06-18.mp3
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On this week's episode, Ben and Chris are joined by SWU contributor and VR game developer Trey Atwood. They discuss John Powell's sountrack, the Solo update to Battlefront II, and the state of Star Wars gaming, plus a few Episode IX rumors! Listen for all this and more!  All this and much more!

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SPOILER ALERT!!!  This episode contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  If you have not seen the film and don't want to be spoiled, wait until you've seen the film to listen!

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the fallout from Solo: A Star Wars Story (somewhat) lackluster opening weekend at the box office, why this may have happened, and what does it mean going forward?  They also discuss the report that James Mangold is working on a Boba Fett and speculate about what it could be.  Plus, their thoughts on Solo a week later, insight from the Kasdans and Ron Howard about the film's big twist, and the latest about Star Wars Celebration Chicago.  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_LIVE_01-06-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:07pm PDT

SPOILER ALERT!!!  This episode contains MASSIVE SPOILERS for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  If you have not seen the film and don't want to be spoiled, wait until you've seen the film to listen!

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Shawn Geroux and Johnny Vorstenbosch from the Star Wars Wastelands podcast, musician Din from the band F-105, an filmmaker Tye Nelson (The Distant Echo: A Star Wars Fan Film) to share their immediate thoughts on Solo: A Star Wars Story!  They share their thoughts on the portrayals of characters new and old, as well as on how the world of this film compares to previous ones.  And yes, they do talk about THAT thing (you know the one), how it fits in with current Star Wars, and what it means going forward.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Solo_Review.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:11am PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ben are joined by SWU Patreon supporters Rusty Zion, Katie Horn, Andy Seiner, and Matt Taylor to talk about their anticipation for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They share some predictions for the film including what surprising things they hope to see and what stuff they'd like to see but don't expect to.  They also talk about the Solo premieres in LA and Cannes, as well as the announcement that Star Wars Celebration is coming to Chicago in 2019.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_May_18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32pm PDT

On the final podcast before Solo: A Star Wars Story, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get you set for the film next week!  They discuss the early reactions to film from critics and look at some of the latest promotional material.  They also talk about the exciting announcement that Star Wars Celebration is coming to Chicago in 2019!  Plus, their thoughts on the latest episodes of Forces of Destiny, the latest rumors about future Star Wars films that may or may not be true, and is Warwick Davis reprising one of his roles from The Phantom Menace?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_18-05-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:57pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris get you set for Solo: A Star Wars Story as the World Premiere festivities are taking place.  First, Chris gives a live report from the scene outside the red carpet at the world premiere (and nearly gets crushed in the process).  Then, Dominic and Ben analyze a slew of new TV spots and preview clips from Solo and try to work out the rough outline of the movie's plot, as well as discussing the potential character dynamics.  Then Chris rejoins the show for a follow-up on the red carpet and the guys break down the latest rumor about an Obi-Wan Kenobi stand alone film.  Plus, Star Wars trivia contests, the soundtrack listings for Solo, and chickens are canon now.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_11-05-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:24pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris survey the latest bits of marketing for Solo: A Star Wars Story, including TV spots, featurettes, charity campaigns, and trading cards.  They speculate about how Han might meet Beckett and Val, what the dynamic between Han, Qi'Ra, and Dryden Vos might be, and why capes need to come back into fashion.  They also look at some early box office projections for Solo's opening weekend, talk what John Boyega growing his hair out for Episode IX might mean, and preview the next round of Forces of Destiny episodes.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_04-05-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:06pm PDT

NEW ANIMATED SERIES, STAR WARS RESISTANCE, ANNOUNCED!  On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris, discuss the exciting news that Star Wars animation is returning to TV this fall with Star Wars Resistance.  They share their thoughts on the idea of a 2D animated series, how it could handle connections to the films and other series, and what the cast might tell us about the tone of the series.  Plus they look at the latest Solo: A Star Wars TV spots, still images, posters, and touring exhibits.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_27-04-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:59pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the latest TV spots and stills for Solo: A Star Wars Story, analyzing what they may hint at about Han and Chewie relationship, Qi'Ra's past and present, and the fact that Dryden Vos is standing next to a suit of Mandalorian armor.  They also continue the discussion about The Last Jedi, covering several topics in a rapid fire style including Porgs, BB-8, Han's legacy, and the Praetorian Guards.  This leads to a massive debate over the Broom Boy scene, what's left to be told in Episode IX, and how the Sequel Trilogy compares to previous Star Wars trilogies.  All this and much more!

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Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm PDT

On this episode of Kanjikast, Dominic and Chris are joined by SWU Patreon supporters Rusty Zion, Katie Horn, Andy Seiner, Marina Payne, Patrick Bonfrisco, Matt Taylor, Mike Dengler, and Mark Dennison to discuss the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  The share their thoughts on the portrayals of the classic characters Han Solo, Lando Calrissian, and Chewbacca, as well as on the new characters like L3-37, Tobias Beckett, Dryden Vos, and Val.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_Solo_Trailer_Discussion.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm PDT

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY TRAILER BREAKDOWN!  On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris share their thoughts on the new trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They analyze the potential relationships between Han, Lando, Qi'Ra, Beckett, Val, Dryden Vos, and Chewbacca.  Plus they look at how the marketing for the film compares to the previous three Star Wars films, and how this film might also be tonally different.  Plus, Solo gets a new poster, the toys hit shelves on Friday, the Poe Dameron comic features post-The Last Jedi content, and a Galaxy's Edge update.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_13-04-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:28pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss recent comments from Tony Gilroy and Simon Pegg about Star Wars projects past.  They analyze what Gilroy said about his involvement in the Rogue One reshoots and his impact on the saga.  They also discuss Pegg's reveal that JJ Abram at one time considered making Rey's parents someone more connected to the saga, if this was a good idea, and what impact it may have (if any) on the future.  Then, Chris and Ben interview members of their families about their thoughts on The Last Jedi.  Plus, Solo updates, Pegg seems to change his tune on George Lucas, and what should the Solo opening titles be?  All this and much more!

Direct download: SWU_06-04-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris review the home media release of Star Wars: The Last Jedi!  They discuss the documentary The Director and the Jedi, as well as the deleted scenes.  This leads to a discussion about some of the reasons the film has been so divisive.  They also check in with what's going on with Solo with production updates from Ron Howard.  Plus, Galaxy' Edge connections in Thrawn: Alliances, the next D23 Expo has a date, and how will Phil Lord and Chris Miller be credited on Solo.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_30-03-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:07pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Din of the band F105 to discuss using Star Wars as an influence for art and the mythology of The Last Jedi.  They also share their thoughts on the soundtrack for The Last Jedi and highlight some of their favourite tracks.  They also talk about the latest episodes of Forces of Destiny.  Plus, John Boyega and Domhnall Gleeson know nothing about Episode IX, the Haslab Sail Barge looks awesome, and the Star Wars soundtracks are being re-released (for some reason).  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_23-03-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:57am PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the Star Wars: The Last Jedi novelization.  They share their thoughts on the novel overall and breakdown some of the changes/additions in the novel, including Finn's story, Kylo's decision not to shoot Leia, Rey's moment of reflection, and Luke's decisions.  They also discuss the latest news surround The Last Jedi's home media release and the promotional campaign for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_16-03-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Ciaran discuss the series finale of Star Wars Rebels, "A Fool's Hope" & "Family Reunion and Farewell".  They discuss how these episodes handled Ezra and how the character had finally matured.  They also analyze his interactions with Darth Sidious and debate how much of that was a trick or not.  Plus, a deep dive on the epilogue, thoughts on Thrawn, and predictions about what the legacy of Star Wars Rebels will be.  All this and much more on the final episode of Live From Lothal!

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Direct download: Finale.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:37pm PDT

JON FAVREAU TO WRITE AND EXECUTIVE PRODUCE A LIVE ACTION STAR WARS SERIES!  On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the exciting news about the future of Star Wars television (or, direct to consumer streaming, if you prefer).  They share their thoughts about Jon Favreau coming on board and discuss what kind of series it may be.  Then Chris talks about attending the induction ceremony for Mark Hamill on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.  They also discuss the cast of The Last Jedi's appearance at The Oscars and the fact that Star Wars didn't win (again!).  Plus, insight on Solo and what happened from Michael K Williams, the latest about the deleted scenes from The Last Jedi, and a Galaxy's Edge update.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_09-03-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:20pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris continue the discussion about Star Wars: The Last Jedi by focusing on some of its villains, specifically Supreme Leader Snoke, General Hux, and Captain Phasma.  They debate Snoke's role in the story and whether he got the screen time that his status merited.  They also talk about how the film handled Hux and Phasma and what the future may or may not hold for those characters.  Plus, Solo updates, The Last Jedi documentary news, and the latest Funko Pops!  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_02-03-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:35pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris are joined by Steele Saunders of the Steele Wars Podcast to discuss the Star Wars Rebels episodes "Wolves and a Door" and "A World Between Worlds".  They discuss what it means to introduce time travel into Star Wars and what the potential ramifications of that may be.  They also discuss Ahsoka's role in the episode and how the series has handled her in general.  Plus, Sabine as an art scholar, the Mortis gods, Sidious' goals, and their hopes for the finale.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Wolves_And_A_Door_AND_A_World_Between_Worlds.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:35pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris continue the discussion about The Last Jedi by talking Leia's character and role in the film.  They talk about how the film works as an accidental send off for the character, the controversial Force scene, and her final moment with Luke.  They also share their thoughts on the bonus features that were announced for The Last Jedi home media release, as well as the tie-in material books announced for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  Plus, Hasbro announcements from Toy Fair, Jon Favreau's Solo character revealed, and what is Star Wars Resistance?  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_23-02-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:10pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ciaran, and Chris are joined by Sal Perales of TheRogueRebels.com and MakingStarWars.net's Now This Is Podcasting to discuss the Star Wars Rebels episodes "Jedi Night" and "DUME".  They discuss the death of Kanan Jarrus and its impact on the surviving characters, as well as the ways in which the show built up to it.  They also look at how Pryce's actions impact Thrawn, how the character's grief was portrayed, and the way Ruhk was dealt with.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Jedi_Night_and_DUME.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:47pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris continue the discussion about The Last Jedi by breaking down the character of Kylo Ren.  They analyze his relationship with Rey in the film and speculate about what's to come from him in Episode IX.  They also debate the pros and cons about whether the plot of the sequel films should have been more planned out in advance.  They also break down the latest Solo: A Star Wars Story news, including a new poster, the upcoming toy releases, and more insight into the directors change.  Plus, Episode IX updates, Star Wars Rebels previews, and the latest on Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_16-02-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Chris, and Ben are joined by SWU Patreon supporters Andy Seiner, Matt Taylor, Marina Payne, Rusty Zion, Katie Horn, Gary Myer, Mike Dengler, and Joey Mays to break down the teasers for Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They share their thoughts Alden Ehrenreich, what stood out most to them, and what cameos from familiar characters they might like to see.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_Feb_2018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:05pm PDT

SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY TRAILER BREAKDOWN!  On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris analyze the two previews for Solo: A Star Wars Story that were released this week.  They share their thoughts on Alden Ehrenreich as Han, Donald Glover as Lando, and the rest of the cast, as well as what new ideas this film is bringing to the table.  Plus, they break down the announcement that Game of Thrones showrunners David Benioff and D.B. Weiss are going to write and produce a new series of Star Wars films and what this means for Star Wars going forward.  Plus, Natalie Portman raps on SNL.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_09-02-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:03pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the news that a trailer for Solo: A Star Wars Story will (probably) debut during the Super Bowl and share what they hope to in the preview. They also break down the character arcs of Poe Dameron and Admiral Holdo in The Last Jedi.  They analyze the evolution of Poe's character and how his conflict with Holdo played out.  Plus, gaming updates, the latest on Episode IX, and some Star Wars Rebels updates.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_02-02-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:28pm PDT

On this episode Dominic, Ben, and Chris, discuss the characters Finn, Rose, and DJ and their stories in The Last Jedi.  They talk about how Finn's arc was portrayed, their love of Rose, and how DJ brings something to Star Wars that's been missing.  They also delve into how Star Wars can be used as an inspiration for real change in the world.  Plus, The Last Jedi picks up several Oscar nods, some deleted scene details, and speculation about when we might see the first Solo trailer.  They also share their thoughts on the new Star Wars Rebels trailer and what may happen in the final seven episodes of the series.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_26-01-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic and Ciaran breakdown the trailer for the final seven episodes of Star Wars Rebels.  They discuss what role the Emperor might play, why he's interested in Ezra, and how this connects to previous seasons.  They also share what they hope to see from Ahsoka and how the show might handle references to Mortis from The Clone Wars.  Plus, what characters might die, predictions for how the series might end, and how Rebels fits in with the larger Star Wars galaxy.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Season_Four_Midseason_Trailer.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:04pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss the arc of Luke Skywalker in The Last Jedi.  They discuss how the film approaches the idea of the man vs the myth, the lessons of Luke Skywalker's final days, and if his death was earned.  They also analyze the Solo synopsis for clues about the movie and why it was released now.  Plus, the latest Star Wars Rebels news and a discussion about that series' place in Star Wars.  All this and much more! 

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Direct download: SWU_19-01-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:06pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Ciaran are joined by SWU Patreon supporters Mike Dengler, Katie Horn, Andy Seiner, Nikk Serrano, Joey Mays, Gary Myer, and Rusty Zion to discuss The Last Jedi and Solo: A Star Wars Story.  They delve into where they see Kylo Ren's arc going after The Last Jedi and if the character can be redeemed.  They also delve in the soundtrack for The Last Jedi and discuss how the Rian Johnson trilogy could approach it's score.  They also discuss the expectations for Solo and whether the film's relative lack of promotion will benefit the film or hinder it.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: Kanjikast_Jan_18_final.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:17pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris, continue the discussion about The Last Jedi by analyzing Rey's character arc in the film.  They discuss her interaction with characters like Kylo Ren and Luke Skywalker, what she is actually searching for, the "reveal" of her parents, and where she goes next. They also discuss what makes Star Wars comedy work and why some of the humor in The Last Jedi has been so divisive.  They debate whether the death of Admiral Ackbar was handled properly.  Plus, Solo and Rebels updates, what Rian Johnson is actually doing when he "explains" the film, and when The Last Jedi may be coming to home media.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_12-01-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:49pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris, catch up on some of the news they missed following the release of The Last Jedi last year.  They look at some recent comments from Rian Johnson about the role of Snoke in the film, Rey's vision, and the reveal of who her parents were.  They also discuss fan reaction to the film, and the film's success at the box office.  Plus, Dominic and Ben review the Star Wars: Jedi Challenges augmented reality (AR) game.  Also, John Williams' contributions to Solo, and Episode IX's working title.  All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_LIVE_05-01-18.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:59pm PDT