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
Category: Star Wars
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
Erik starts out what will end up being a long series of episodes on Star Wars: Episode VIII — The Last Jedi. In this episode, he goes over what he liked and didn’t like, and he reviews the predictions he made prior to the film.
WARNING: This episode contains spoilers for The Last Jedi.Read More
Something we lacked in The Force Awakens was galactic context. We had very little information about what had transpired since the prior film, and we didn’t understand the state of the galaxy. Will The Last Jedi give us the context we need?Read More
Do we want the story of Rey, Finn, and Poe to end with Episode IX? What do we know so far about Snoke? Might we see the Solo trailer soon? Based on Rian Johnson’s clarification, what can we expect from the new trilogy? Join us as we wait out the last ten days before The Last Jedi!Read More
Welcome to the newest microcast on the RandomChatter Network, Aren’t You a Little Short for a Podcast? In this first episode, Erik talks about the importance of strong villains and why we need to learn more about Snoke in The Last Jedi.Read More
One lucky fan wins a charity auction to learn Episode IX‘s plot (though there’s a catch), other fans petition to have Lucasfilm revoke EA’s license for Star Wars video games, and we have more tidbits about Episode VIII as we enter the last few weeks before its release!Read More
What would it take for a live-action Star Wars television series to be successful with the non-fan, mainstream audience? What is it about other series that make them so successful? This week we take a look at the announcement of a live-action Star Wars series, the Jedi Challenge AR headset, new Galaxy’s Edge details, and more!Read More
Tim and Erik look at the best idea ever for a new Star Wars trilogy! But first, they cover the controversy behind EA’s record-breaking Battlefront 2 PR nightmare. Is EA doing enough to fix the problem?Read More