The Cantina Cast: Star Wars VIII News, Character Dissections and Scene Analysis

 

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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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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Mike and Joao jump back into season one of the Clone Wars.

 

In this episode:

  • Bombad Jedi
  • Jar-Jar returns and it wasn't that awful
  • Padme is betrayed by a family friend
  • Comparing this episode's situation to Han's in The Empire Strikes back
  • Why is Nute Gunray have a vendetta against Padme?
  • Comparing Padme from The Phantom Menace and Attack of the Clones to this episode
  • Cloak of Darkness
  • Luminara's skills
  • Asajj Ventress skills and brutality
  • Dooku and Darth Sidious impressions of Ventress
  • Ashoka rushing to fight
  • Gunray showing his ability to adapt
  • Lair of Grievous
  • Kit Fisto returns
  • Nadar rushing to fight and to impress his former master
  • Padawans being rushed to take the trials
  • Dooku and Grievous's relationship
  • and much, much more 

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Mike and Joao are back at their normal routine after hitting the road the last two shows.

 

In this episode:

  • Celebration Orlando announced
  • Rogue One Posters out in the wild
  • Chris Miller tweets a picture of Han Solo's DL-44 blaster
  • Alden Ehrenreichcast as t he young Han Solo
  • Battlefront 2 is coming in 2017
  • Mark Hamill's comments on his first reading of the Force Awakens script 
  • The Bloodlines timeline and it's effects on the Force Awakens
  • Bloodlines gives evidence of Rey NOT being Luke's
  • Main Topic: Compassion vs Passion in the GFFA

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Mike, Joao, and Becca take the stage live on April 29th from Indiana Comic Con to talk about Star Wars themes, Love, Revenge, and Redemption and then answer some amazing questions from the audience.

In This Episode:

  • Han Solo's Loyalty to his friends
  • Anakin's love and attachments
  • Revenge of the Jedi (Obi-Wan's Revenge)
  • The Sith's plan for revenge
  • Ben Solo's revenge against Han Solo
  • Luke's redemption of the Jedi
  • Anakin's Redemption
  • Ahsoka's affirmation
  • Can Ben Solo be redeemed?
  • Questions from the audience

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Mike, Joao and Becca all headed to Indiana Comic Con.Thisepisode is short, but it has some great Star Wars talk.

in this episode:

  • Mads Mikkelsen spills the beans on the character he plays inRogue One
  • The Ghost and Chopper appear in Force Awakens LEGO short calledRey Strikes Back
  • The gang also goes off track and has a good Star Warsconversation
  • Joao interviews JohnJackson Miller on the Rebels Characters development and histhoughts on an Obi-Wan standalone movie

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Seems like yesterday Mike and Joao were talking about J.J. recent comments, well apparently they had more to say on the matter.


In this Episode:


  • J.J. Clarifies his recent comments on Rey's parents
  • Joseph Campbell's influence in Star Wars Part III
  • Obi-Wan's Revenge?
  • Did Obi-Wan seek revenge against Darth Vader and the Emperor?
  • Did Obi-Wan plant the seed of Revenge in Luke's mind?

 

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Mike and Joao had planned to talk more about Joseph Campbell's influence in Star Wars, but J.J. Abrams had other ideas.

In This Episode:

  • The Original Trilogy (1997 special editions) is returning to limited theaters.
  • Daisy Ridley comments on Rey parents
  • J.J. Abrams comments Rey's parents are not in The Force Awakens (J.J. clarified these comments, we will address this on the next episode)
  • Rediscovering the Clone Wars (Down fall of a Droid and Duel of the Droids

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Looks like Mike and Joao had a lot to cover this week.

In this Episode:

  • Initial thoughts on the Rogue One teaser trailer
  • Who's the baddie in the black cloak?
  • Who's in the Bacta Tank?
  • J.J. reveals where the back story on Kylo Ren's ashes
  • The Force Awakens is released on Blu-Ray
  • Breaking down Rey's vision
  • Comparing Rey's vision to Anakin's and Luke's
  • Comparing how Rey, Luke and Anakin reacted to their visions

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