The Cantina Cast: Rogue One,Star Wars VIII News,The Force Awakens,Rebels,Clone Wars Character Dissections and Scene Analysis
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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Mike and Joao go old school Cantina Cast in this episode and have a fun relaxing time discussing a handful of Star Wars Topics.
 
In this episode:
  • Darth Maul gets a new comic series
  • More Rogue One commercials
  • Listener feedback topic:Who would Darth Sidious want as an apprentice? Rey or Kylo?
  • Main Topic:The Force Awakens, one year later
  • The numbers
  •  What have we learned?
  • What do we still not know?
  • Have the opinions changed about the Force Awakens?

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Direct download: Episode152.mp3
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Mike and Joao were scratching their heads earlier in the week for content, when out of no where the force gives them a new Rogue One Trailer. Plus Mike and Joao try to answer a question proposed by Bryan Young on Twitter.
 
In this episode:
  • Rogue One International trailer #3
  • Was that a Kyber crystal given to Jyn?
  • Is Jyn force sensitive?
  • Main Topic: Could Luke have foreseen Han’s death and intervened?
  • Did Luke Sense Han's death at the hands of Ben Solo?
  • Did Luke foresee the events in the Force Awakens?
  • Was Luke really the Force Awakening?
  • Was Luke waiting for the Force to bring him back into the fold?
  • Quote breakdown " We don't have time for sorrows, commander" - Leia

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Direct download: Episode151.mp3
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It took as little time, but Mike, Joao and Becca are back together again to finish up the Leia character dissection.
In this episode:

Return of the Jedi

  • Leia taking action to rescue Han
  • Leia freeing Han from carbonite
  • From princess to slave to huttslayer
  • Joining Han for his mission on Endor
  • Leia's willingness to work with "primitive" beings (Ewoks)
  • Luke confess to Leia their true identity
  • Leia and Han, happily ever after?
     
The Force Awakens
  • Life Debt & Bloodlines
  • Leia's search for Luke
  • From princess to general
  • Reunited with Han
  • Leia and Han's discussion on Ben Solo
  • Was Leia right about Ben?
  • The death of Han and her sons unforgivable action
  • Leia embraces Rey, why?
  • Why does Leia send Rey to get Luke?
  • Her connection with the force
  • conclusion and wrap up and much, much more

If you have any questions or comments for the podcast, send them to feedback@thecantinacast.com. Please rate, review and subscriber on iTunes. Also the Cantina Cast listeners get to choose the next character dissection taking place in February 2017! They get to choose between Yoda, Chewbacca, and R2-D2! Let us know on Twitter and Facebook what you are most interested in hearing!  Also look for The Psychology of Darth Vader in December when we are joined once again by Mental Health Practitioner Adam

Direct download: Episode150.mp3
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Once again Mike and Joao push back part II of the Leia character dissection, but this time it's due to all the news.
In this episode:
  • Daisy Ridley comments about Rey's parentage
  • Donald Glover is cast as Young Lando
  • J.J. Abrams explains Rey's vision in the Force Awakens
  • Star Wars Rebels: The Last Battle
  • Main Topic: Joseph Campbell Quote
  • An impromptu discussion on Obi-Wan Kenobi  

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Direct download: Episode149.mp3
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Due to scheduling conflicts the guys pushed backed part II of the Leia character dissection, but not to worry we still have a lot to cover in the GFFA.

in this episode:

  • Rogue One's run time
  • J.J. commentary and deleted scenes from the Force Awakens
  • Star Wars: The Old Republic Netflix rumors
  • Joss Whedon wants to do a Star Wars movie
  • Joao's rant of the week 
  • Star Wars Rebels: The Antilles Extraction, Hera’s Heroes
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Direct download: Episode148.mp3
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You've heard all the other podcasters give their reactions and opinions to the new Rogue One Trailer, now it's time to hear what Mike and Joao have to say about it.
 
In this episode:

 

  • The new Rogue One poster
  • Galen's protection of Jyn
  • Did Jyn work with Saw?
  • The Jedi in the sand
  • The Visual feel of Rogue One
  • Director Krennic and Galen's relationship
  • The Rebels coming together
  • Saw Gerrera has been through a lot
  • The most Star Warsy scene
  • Is Bodhi a double agent?
  • Darth Vader and Krennic's relationship
  • Who dies?
  • Thoughts on the music in the trailer and much more

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Direct download: Episode147.mp3
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Mike and Joao squeeze in a new episode between the Leia dissection episodes to go over all the latest news and the impact of the first few episodes of Star Wars: Rebels
 
In this episode:
  • Theatrical trailer for Rogue One to air with Doctor Strange
  • Rogue Friday
  • Adam Driver clarifies his Episode VIII comments
  • Rebels: Steps into Shadow
  • Rebels: The Holocrons of Fate

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Direct download: Episode146.mp3
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It's that time of the year where Mike and Joao do what they do best, star wars character dissections. In Part I of the Princess Leia dissection Mike and Joao are joined by Cantina Cast contributor Rebecca Benjamin to break down the original female lead in the Star Wars Galaxy.

in this episode:

A New Hope

  • Leia's lack of screen time in the original trilogy
  • How far we've come with female characters in film
  • Is Leia a stronger and smarter character than Han and Luke?
  • Her commitment to the Rebel alliance
  • How was she able to resist the mind probe?
  • How was she able to keep herself together when Alderaan was destroyed?
  • Her ability to comfort Luke after all she has lost
  • Her relationship with Luke and Han 
     
The Empire Strikes Back

  • Leia's hands on approach in leading
  • Why was she in denial of her feelings with Han
  • The Kiss (with Luke)
  • Leia gives into her feelings for Han (The Other Kiss)
  • The carbonite scene
  • the Force awakens in Leia.

 

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Direct download: Episode145.mp3
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