The Star Wars Underworld Podcast
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part VI", the finale, of Obi-Wan Kenobi.  They discuss Vader and Obi-Wan's confrontation, the meaning behind what they said, and what it tells us about their future choices.  They also discuss Reva's actions and choices in the finale.  And they delve into the roles of Uncle Owen and Aunt Beru, and Bail and Breha Organa in the upbringings of Luke Skywalker and Princess Leia.  Plus, Dominic talks about seeing the series on the big screen at an event Deborah Chow and Hayden Christensen, speculation about an alternate version of the story, and thoughts on the possibility of a season two.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_24-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:52pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part V" of Obi-Wan Kenobi and some recent comments from Taika Waititi and Kathleen Kennedy about the next Star Wars film.  They start by dissecting the long awaited flashback scene between young Anakin and Obi-Wan, leading them to a lengthy discussion about Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader's evolution through the original trilogy and some speculation about what Obi-Wan's motivations in the finale will be.  Plus, they break down Reva's arc, discuss the evolution of Order 66 scenes, and pour one out for Tala and NED-B.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_17-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:54pm PDT

On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris discuss "Part IV" of Obi-Wan Kenobi and the trailer for Andor released two weeks ago(!!) at Star Wars Celebration.  They begin by discussing the new episode of Kenobi, exploring how this episode maps the progression in the arcs for Princess Leia and Obi-Wan Kenobi, while also looking at some of the weaknesses that may have held the story back this week.  Then they break down the Andor trailer, looking at how the series might show us the stories of both the outer rim and the core worlds and how what goes on each impacts the other through Cassian Andor and Mon Mothma.  Plus, pancake places in London, the cost of rebelling, and the fate of Tera Sinube.  All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_10-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm PDT

Dominic, Ben, and Chris are back from Star Wars Celebration and are finally ready to break down the first three episodes of Obi-Wan Kenobi. They start by dissecting how this series has handled its main character, Obi-Wan Kenobi, presenting him as broken man who is struggling with his re-entry to the larger galaxy. They also talk about the depiction of Princess Leia and how the series has put her front and centre, while also making call backs to her mother. Then they talk about Darth Vader and his role in the series and where we might be headed with the Vader/Obi-Wan confrontations. Plus, Reva and the Inquisitors, Uncle Owen, and Bail Organa. All this and much more!

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Direct download: SWU_03-06-22.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm PDT