It’s the 40th anniversary of the release of “Return of the Jedi”, so what better time to throw a lovefest for AJ’s favorite Star Wars film? This is the first SW movie we saw in the theater together, so we have a big emotional connection to the fantastic conclusion to the OT – so strap in, grab some beat up stormtrooper helmets to bang on, and join us as we discuss Blue Harvest!
With the ongoing Andor series garnering near-universal praise, we decided it was time to revisit the movie that inspired it: 2016’s Rogue One! Featuring Cris Macht of Machtails From The Cantina for some extra juice.
It’s no secret that “Rogue One” is one of our favorite Star Wars films. IGN recently hosted a live watch-along of the movie with its writers, Gary Whitta and Chris Weitz. After you listen to us talk all about it, go check it out for yourself on YouTube!
A fan theory has caught fire recently in the Star Wars community, harkening back to “The Force Awakens” and possibly shedding light on the Emperor’s presence in “The Rise of Skywalker”. We chew through it!
Star Wars Celebration Chicago has come and gone, and we were there for all of it! Join us on this extended episode as we recount our personal experiences and a bit of the news that came out of the massive event.
Cassian Andor is returning to the fold in a new series on the upcoming Disney+ streaming service! The early Rebellion era seems rife with storytelling possibilities! What other characters and stories might see a rebirth once this series hits screens? We speculate!
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!
Welcome back for another thrilling edition of The Nerfherder Council! With Jon and Steve back, we discuss the late and hefty reshoots ordered for Rogue One. Is this the Disney-fication of Star Wars at its worst, or is it righting the ship? We toss a few ideas around. Join us and let us know what you think!