Thu, 26 January 2023
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Chris break down the latest episode of The Bad Batch, "Entombed", and get caught up on the latest Star Wars news. They start by sharing their thoughts on "Entombed", which leads to a larger discussion about expectations, how TV has changed over the years, and what kind of show The Bad Batch wants to be. Then they check in on the latest news about Skeleton Crew wrapping filming, Lars Mikkelsen lying about being live-action Thrawn, and Daisy Ridley answering questions about The Rise of Skywalker and a potential return to Star Wars. Plus, the new Lego Star Wars helmet sets are amazing! All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_27-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:21pm PDT
Sat, 21 January 2023
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Hannah break down the latest episode of The Bad Batch, "Faster". They discuss how this season has been featuring the batch in smaller groups more than season one and how that structure is working so far. They also talk about what we learn about Cyd and her past, and how that may impact the story going forward. And they talk about Tech's continued character discussion. Plus Ben Schwartz and Ernie Hudson guest star this week, the use of colour in the series, and Omega's leadership. All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_22-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm PDT
Thu, 19 January 2023
THE MANDALORIAN SEASON THREE TRAILER BREAKDOWN! On this episode, Dominic, Ben, and Hannah share their thoughts on the brand new trailer for season three of The Mandalorian that debuted this week. They share their thoughts on the growing cast of Mandalorians and whether this season has its roots in other Star Wars projects. They also discuss how the show will grapple with its relationship to The Book of Boba Fett and the important plot points that took place in the other series. And they discuss the return to Coruscant and what this might mean for the New Republic and Empire. Plus, another Order 66 sequence, Carson Teva returns, and the absence of Bo-Katan in this trailer. All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_20-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:41pm PDT
Thu, 12 January 2023
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah review the newest episode of The Bad Batch and break down the latest Star Wars news. They talk about Crosshair and Cody's arcs in "The Solitary Clone", as well as what this tells us about the place of the remaining clones in the Empire. They also discuss the continued depictions of the many sides of Count Dooku, and why we're seeing this now. Then they talk about the news that a new The Mandalorian season three trailer is coming on Monday and what they hope to see from it. And they look back on their scores out of ten for season one of Andor and reflect on whether they stand by them now. Plus, the stars are aligning for Ryan Reynolds to be in Star Wars, award nods for Andor and Kenobi, and the generational gap between the SWU hosts. All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_13-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:36pm PDT
Thu, 5 January 2023
On this episode, Dominic, Ben, Chris, and Hannah kick off the new year by breaking down the two part season two premiere of The Bad Batch, "Spoils of War" & "Ruins of War". They discuss the show's long awaited return and if the extended break impacted their viewing experience. Then they talk about the evolving relationships of Hunter, Echo, Tech, and Omega. And they discuss how Vice Admiral Rampart's actions at the end set up what's to come in the season. Plus, the final results of the Star Wars Underworld 2022 Trivia Challenge. All this and much more!
Direct download: SWU_06-01-23.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:00pm PDT