The Cantina Cast: Star Wars VIII News, Character Dissections and Scene Analysis
After an unexpected week off due to technical difficulties. Mike and Joao are back at it.
 
In this episode:

  • Star Wars Battlefront Death Star DLC news
  • Rogue One international trailer analysis
  • Could Episode VIII's release date be moved up to May 2017?
  • Gareth Edwards talks to Empire Magazine
  • Joao's Episode VIII's crawl theory
  • The Return of the Quotes (an old segment the guys haven't done since 2014)

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It's that time of the week, Mike and Joao go over all the latest news and much, much more.

In this episode:

  • The Force Awakens comes home to 3D
  • Casting news for the Young Lando Calrissian (Han Solo Standalone)
  • Rio Olympics Rogue One Trailer breakdown
  • Main Topic: Joseph Campbell  "All deeds have good and evil results", Leaning towards the light and artificial division

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Joao makes his triumphant return to the podcast and joins mike in doing what they're known for breaking down the holy saga.
 
In this episode:
  • Riz Ahmed confirms re-shoots are completed
  • Rogue One's first TV spot
  • Jimmy Smits confirms his role in Rogue One
  • Jennifer Muro is working on a new Lucasfilm project
  • ABC in talks with Lucasfilm for a live action TV series
  • Mike and Joao's thoughts on a possibility of a Knights of Ren stand alone
  • Min topic: Breakdown of the Separatists, Rebel Alliance and The First Order (who side is right)

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Direct download: Episode139.mp3
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Mike is back with a break down of all things Star Wars: Rebels from celebration Europe.
 
In this Episode:
  • Cantina Cast News
  • Is Gallius Rax Snoke?
  • Star Wars: Rebels panel from celebration Europe
  • Star Wars: Rebels trailer break down
  • Grand Admiral Thrawn discussion
  • Grand Admiral Thrawn gets his own novel
  • Mike asks Star Wars EU fans to relax

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Direct download: Episode138.mp3
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After a few weeks of vacation Mike is back to talk all thing Rogue One.

 In this episode:

 

  • A new Cantina Cast web site (www.theCantinaCast.Com)
  • Episode VIII is done filming
  • Alden Ehrenreich is officially playing the Young Han Solo
  • Rogue One books
  • Costumes from Rogue One reveled at San Diego Comic Con and Celebration Europe
  •  Two new Rogue One characters announced
  • To scroll or not to scroll, will Rogue One have a scroll or not?
  • Rogue One Celebration Europe panel highlights
  • Rogue One Sizzle Reel breakdown

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The dust has settled on the recent Rogue One news and in this episode (as you guessed by the title) Mike introduces us to Saw Gerrera.

In this episode:

  • Mace Windu alive?
  • Star Wars Rebels produce comments on animated characters to appear in future films
  • Where did Saw Gerrera originate from?
  • Saw Gerrera in the Clone Wars Onderon Arc
  • Canon mentions of Saw Gerrera
  • Saw isn't the first to make the jump from animated cell to live action
  • Why his jump is important now
  • Who would Mike like to see make the jump to live action
  • Saw Gerrera mini character dissection (What we currently know)

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What a week of news, Mike gives his reactions to the Entertainment Weekly Rogue One articles.

In this episode:

  • Rogue One character descriptions
  • Darth Vader returns...a little bit
  • Rogue One image breakdowns
  • More on the Rogue One Re-Shoots
  • Mon Mothma to have a bigger role in Rogue One

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Direct download: Episode135.mp3
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Mike's back flying solo this week.

In this episode:

  • Star Wars Battlefront Bespin DLC
  • Five new Maps
  • Cloud Cars for Fighter squadron
  • Imperial Guards
  • Lando and Dengar heroes
  • Sony Playstation VR headset and X-Wing vs.TIE fighter level coming to Star Wars Battlefront
  • EA's Star Wars look ahead video analysis
  • Comments from Cory Barlog to Venture Beat on the Star Wars: Underworld scripts
  • Emperor Palpatine was part of the scripts
  • The chances Star Wars: Underworld will come to NetFlix or the Big screen?
  • Could we see a Emperor Palpatine NetFlix series or Movie?

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Direct download: Episode134.mp3
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Mike is joined this week by mental health practitioner Adam. Join Mike and Adam as the probe the psychology of Obi-Wan Kenobi from Episode I to VI.


In this episode:

  • Why does Obi-Wan challenge Qui-Gon Jinn?
  • The effects of seeing Qui-Gon Jinn murdered
  • What were the effects of killing Darth Maul (His belief he killed the Sith)?
  • Did he regret taking on Anakin for a padawan?
  • The psychological effect of being a mentor, friend, brother and father to Anakin Skywalker
  • The psychological effect of war on Obi-Wan
  • Does Obi-Wan have Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • The psychological effect of losing all that he ever had
  • The psychological effect of being forced to kill his friend and padawan
  • The psychological effect on his friend and brother betraying him and the Jedi Order
  • The psychological effects of being isolated for 19 to 20 years
  • Was Obi-Wan suicidal?

All that and much, much more in this episode. If you are having trouble and need to speak to someone please see someone.
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For the first time in Cantina Cast history Mike is flying solo. Let's hope he doesn't put you to sleep.

 In this episode:

  • Celebration Orlando tickets go on sale
  • NetFlix can stream all Lucasfilm movies from 2016 and beyond
  • What character would be perfect for a NetFlix series
  • Dave Filoni tease a legends character to debut on season 3 of Rebels
  • Will it be Grand Admiral Thrawn?
  • Rogue One details on troopers we'll see and the new AT-AT (AT-ACT)
  • The breakdown of the Rogue One re-shoots
  • J.J. Abrams involved?
  • Who is doing the re-shoots
  • 40% of the films to be re-shot?
  • Is 40% normal?
  • Will Rogue One be toned down to make it more family friendly?
  • Does Rogue One end 10 minutes before Star Wars: A New Hope?

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Direct download: Episode132.mp3
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