The Cantina Cast: Star Wars The Last Jedi, Rogue One, The Force Awakens
Mike and Joao are right back at it, giving you the most comprehensive Rogue One coverage.

In this episode:

  • Rogue One's Box Office update
  • Rian Johnson's comments on episode VIII
  • Rian Johnson's comments on Episode VIII title
  • Woody Harrelson cast in the Han Solo spin-off
  • Kyber Crystals
  • Main Topic: Galen Erso & Director Orson Krennic Mini Dissection
  • Their relationship/partnership
  • Krennic's manipulation
  • Galen's ignorance wit the truth
  • Galen caring more for his work than his family
  • Galen inspiring Bohdi and much, much more in this episode
     

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Mike and Joao continue to analyze Rogue One and it's characters.
 
in this episode:
  • Rebels mid season trailer
  • K-2SO mini dissection
  • Mike and Joao's top 5 droids of Star Wars
  • Main Topic: Captain Cassian Andor mini dissection
  • Background information
  • Fulcrum recruitment
  • Did he kill Tivik in cold blood or did he do it to save the rebellion?
  • Taking a chance of saving Jyn and losing an audience with Saw Gerrera
  • Looking for Jyn when he no longer needs her for his mission
  • The conflict within of killing Galen Erso
  • The argument with Jyn after Galen'sdeath
  • His belief in Jyn
  • K-2SO death
  • Convincing Jyn not to kill Krennic
  • Becoming one with the force

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Direct download: Episode160.mp3
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It's a New Year and Mike and Joao kick back and have some fun on this episode.
In this episode:
  • Mike and Joao's top 2017 Star Wars predictions
  • Will Luke speak in the episode VIII trailer?
  • Will a new animated series be announce?
  • Will season four of Rebels be it's last?
  • Will we see Hayden Christensen in episodes VIII, IX or ever?
  • Will we get an announcement of a new Spin-Off movie?
  • Will we get the title for Episode VIII before Star Wars Celebration Orlando?
  • Wacky guesses at the title of Episode VIII
  • Main Topic: Mini Jyn Erso Character Dissection
  • a brief history of Jyn's history and how it effect's the events in Rogue One
  • Jyn's Hero's Journey
  • Call to Adventure
  • Refusal of the Call 
  • Supernatural Aid
  • Crossing the Threshold
  • Atonement with the Father
  • Apotheosis
  • The Ultimate Boon
  • The Return of the Threshold
  • Rescue from without

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Direct download: Episode159.mp3
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Mike and Joao pay their respects to Carrie Fisher and her mother Debbie Reynolds.

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In this episode Mike and Joao return to what they do best and breakdown things from Star Wars. Hold on tight because Mike and Joao take on a tough subject on this episode.
 
In this episode:
  • Carrie Fisher news
  • Gareth Edwards comments on the original screen play for Rogue One 
  • More in depth analysis on the Planet Jedha from Rogue One
  • Main Topic: the morality of the Death Star
  • Comparing Galen Erso to Robert Oppenheimer
  • The Telemark raiders compared to Jyn Erso's squad
  • Comparing the Atomic bombs to the Death Star
  • Comparing the cold war to the Galaxy far, far away
  • The Morality on using the Death Star/ Nuclear weapons 

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Direct download: Episode158.mp3
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Mike and Joao are back with more Rogue One talk and as promised, listener feedback and questions all about Rogue One!
 
In this episode…
 
  • Rogue One opening weekend box office numbers
  • Critical review for Rogue One
  • Krennic asks Vader if he’s still in charge and what it means
  • Listener Comments
  • Was the Star Destroyers a little off in our opinion?
  • Would we like to see a Star Wars Story between V & VI?
  • Will Rogue One bring in new fans to Star Wars?
  • I am one with the Force and the Force is with me, free will?
  • Did Gareth outshine JJ?
  • So many different aspects of Star Wars can be enjoyed differently by everyone
  • Tarkin & Leia CGI in 3D issues?
  • Depth of the Rebellion, not just a bunch of choir boys!
  • Was Rogue One violent enough?

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Direct download: Episode157.mp3
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Mike and Joao went and saw Rogue One for a second time and found more things to discus.
 
In this episode:
  • Joao has a more emotional reactions to Rogue One in hi second viewing
  • In depth discussion on the Death Troopers
  • their thoughts on Jedha
  • Diego Luna's excellent performance as Captain Cassian Andor
  • Galen Erso's message
  • Father and daughter relationships in Star Wars  
  • Michael Giacchino‘s Rogue One score
  • Where do we rank Rogue One in the Holy Saga
  • How does it compare to The Force Awakens

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Direct download: Episode156.mp3
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******SPOILER WARNING****** Join Mike and Joao as the give their initial reactions and thoughts to all that was reveled in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story. If you have any questions or comments for the podcast, send them to feedback@thecantinacast.com Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes. Thank you for listening.

 
 
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In the last episode before Rogue One hits theaters on December 16 ,Mike and Joao decided to dive deep into the mind of Anakin Skywalker/Darth Vader.
They are joined once again by mental health practitioner Adam to see what is going on in the mind of the most iconic Star Wars character.

in this episode:

  • What effect did Slavery have on young Anakin Skywalker?
  • What was the psychological effect of leaving his mother?
  • What happened to Anakin's mind when he went from having nothing to becoming a member of the Jedi order?
  • Anakin and Obi-Wan's complex relationship
  • What effect did Qui-Gon's death have on Anakin?
  • Was Anakin in love with Padme or obsessed with Padme?
  • Family man?
  • The psychological effects of loosing limbs
  • Renouncing his former self
  • Final diagnosis
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Direct download: Episode154.mp3
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With Rogue one looming on the horizon, Mike and Joao give their final take on the hype leading to Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.

in this episode:

  • Kathleen Kennedy on mapping out the future of Star Wars movies
  • George Lucas was the first to want to do spin-offs
  • The Boba Fett teaser trailer that never happened
  • Confirmation the Boba Fett movie was in the works
  • Michael Giacchino wrote the opening theme for Rogue One
  • No crawl for Rogue One controversy...again
  • Emilia Clarke cast in the Han Solo movie
  • Main Topic: The final Hype for Rogue One
  • The hype leading up to Rogue One compared to the Force Awakens
  • Box office guesses
  • How many minutes will Darth Vader get?
  • Who will survive?
  • Will we have any shocking cameos/

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Direct download: Episode153.mp3
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