“The Last Jedi” is still inspiring heated debate and likely will for years to come. We got to thinking: has any other movie in the franchise caused this much uproar? We think the answer may be ‘yes’: “The Phantom Menace”! Both movies did not deliver the story fans expected and set the franchise on a different course. Join us as we dissect the similarities and differences between these two movies, and try to figure out just why it is that fans are so triggered by them.
Hi there, Nerfherders! Did you know there are actually *two* Star Wars movies coming out on May 25? We all know about “Solo”, but there’s also “Odyssey”: a Kickstarter-funded fan film about a Rebel recon mission gone horribly wrong. Produced in part as a student project by filmmakers from the Savannah College of Art & Design, we sit down with concept and production artist James Rinere to discuss the process, the production, and the technology behind this ambitious fan film.
Hello, Nerfherders! Our guest this time around is the super-prolific, always-entertaining YouTuber, HelloGreedo! We discuss literally every film in the franchise – past, present, and future! We also get into video games, YouTube celebrity, and technical difficulties…
Wilkommen, Nerfherders! Are you enjoying our new theme music? Of course you are. The band who recorded it, Galactic Empire, is about to kick off a new tour. We get Dark Vader on the show to talk about hitting the road with Mac Sabbath, recording their upcoming album, and our main topic for this week: comparing “The Last Jedi” to its predecessor, “The Force Awakens”. Two very different movies, two very different approaches, two very different fan reactions. Which comes out on top? Well, that depends on how you approach the topic!
It’s our 50th episode! We’ve got our buddy Nick Ammons joining us on this one, sparring with JT about most topics. It’s no secret The Force Awakens is down the list of JT’s favorite Star Wars movies, Nick says it’s better than the vaunted Rogue One. We also dig into prequel fandom, Rebels, soundtracks and more!
This time around on the Nerfherder Council, we take on the controversial documentary “The People vs. George Lucas”. Is the creator of Star Wars deserving of all the criticism thrown his way, or are his contributions to a galaxy far, far away enough to warrant fans’ unwavering respect? Jon of course sides with Mr. Lucas, and has plenty to say on the subject!
Salutations, Nerfherders! This time around, we turn the mics on Brad Weatherholt and Kyle Brodeur, the creators of a new documentary called “The Prequels Strike Back”. Is it possible that George Lucas was telling a smarter story than anyone gave him credit for? Tune in to hear about the movie that explores that very question – and download “The Prequels Strike Back” starting September 14th!
Did you tune in to our live stream last Wednesday? Well, this isn’t that show. This is an all-NEW show recorded *this* week instead. Aren’t you thrilled?! We still debate the greatest Star Wars characters (or one author’s opinion, at least) – but we also cover an exciting report suggesting the prequels may finally see a 3D Blu-Ray release!