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The Cantina Cast: Star Wars


We support thought provoking Star Wars discussion and while we don't always have all the answers, we are seeking them!

The Cantina Cast is a weekly Star Wars podcast that focuses on all aspects of Star Wars but focuses on the movies and canonical aspects of the saga. We look for metaphors and symbolism to history, mythology, and other works of entertainment and literature and attempt to make those connections.

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Oct 5, 2016

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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