Has the concept of Force ghosts really been fleshed out? Do we need a better explanation, or would that ruin the mystery?Read More
Special guest and former JAG officer Tom Harper (ZZZ, @xxx) joins us to discuss some of the more controversial military and legal issues presented in The Last Jedi. Was the “Holdo Maneuver” feasible? Was Poe justified in his mutiny? In what circumstances is it acceptable to disobey a direct order? Additionally, with the final Rebels episodes on the horizon, what will be the fates of our favorite characters? Join us here at Echo Base for a discussion you won’t want to miss!Read More
Saudi gets Emoji, Oscars and Razzies get nominations, mutant movies get moved, and Cloverfield 4 is already finished..? Plus lots of renewals and cancelations in this week’s RandomChatter News Roundup.Read More
Amongst a flood of remakes already in production, now Heathers gets a remake. And are we also getting a Crocodile Dundee remake starring Danny McBride? Special guest Jon Stewart (no, not that one) joins Lou and Tim for this week’s RandomChatter.Read More
We talked before about expectations, and this time we’re talking about perspective. Your perspective affects your opinion, so what was your perspective while watching The Last Jedi? Erik talks about his own perspective and how that affected whether he liked the film, and he looks at the perspectives of Finn and Luke and why those perspectives are important.Read More
LEGO leaks some Solo ship designs and character names, though Lucasfilm still hasn’t given us a trailer, and they’re running out of time. Also, Ewan McGregor talks Kenobi, The Last Jedi gets a possible DVD release date, John Williams is doing a theme for Solo, and much more!Read More
There’s a very simple equation for determining success, and it explains why we have a massive rift within the Star Wars fan community every time there’s a new film. No, there was no rift with Rogue One, but the equation explains that too. Lucasfilm will continue to be in a lose-lose situation with each new release, and that will continue until fans can change their perspectives of their own expectations.
In this episode, Erik explains how audience members for each new Star Wars are like Luke entering the cave on Dagobah—they’re taking too much in with them.Read More
Director Rian Johnson clarifies a lot about The Last Jedi, but he points out something our hosts consider a major problem (though they all loved the film). But the movie has dominated the box office, despite a Rotten Tomatoes Audience Score that reports are now saying may have been skewed. We cover some things you might have missed in your first viewing, discuss more about the movie, and ask a trivia question about past opening weekends. Don’t miss this jam-packed episode of Echo Base!
WARNING: This episode contains spoilers for Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi.Read More