Ben and Addy catch up on Marvel's Star Wars comics. This week they look at the Rogue One adaptation and Cassian and K2SO one off. They look at some of the additions that flesh out the characters and their stories.
A Certain Point of View
Ben and Addy talk about the news of Keri Russell's casting in Star Wars Episode IX. They also start to catch up on the Marvel Star Wars comics and discuss The Force Awaken adaptation and Mace Windu: Jedi of the Republic. They then discuss the Mace Windu's use of the force and morality and its implications for the nature of the force.
Ben and Addy are joined by Jmike and Case to talk about the group of fans who want to remake The Last Jedi and have "raised money" to do so.
Ming Chen and Mike Zapcic from Comic Book Men (Shared Universe, Smodco, I Sell Comics and more from Kevin Smith's Universe) join the podcast! Ben and Addy nerd out with them about Star Wars and the state of the comic book movies at All-Star Comic-Con in Tysons Corner, VA.
Ben and Addy discuss some of the debates raging within the fandom about Kathleen Kennedy's leadership at Lucasfilm. Is she to blame for some of the controversies? Is Dave Filoni a suitable replacement? Does Star Wars need additional or new leadership? They also discuss George Lucas' recent statements about his plans for the sequel trilogy and try to put it into the context of the creative process and the changing nature of running a film studio.
Ben and Addy reflect on the journey Darth Maul has taken as a character in the Star Wars universe. A character like Boba Fett who looks incredibly cool, but ultimately was used very briefly before being killed off in the Phantom Menace. Maul has found new life in the expanded universe where he was retconned back to life in The Clone Wars animated series. His journey continues in Star Wars Rebels (animated series and two comics miniseries; Darth Maul and Darth Maul Son of Dathomir.
Ben and Addy are joined by the rest of the Certain POV network: Case, Matt, and Geoff to talk about the state of the Star Wars universe. They discuss how they became Star Wars fans, their experience and views on the old Expanded Universe, canon in Star Wars and the direction of the anthology and saga films so far.
Ben and Addy review the latest Star Wars anthology film Solo: A Star Wars Story. They discuss the potential return of Billy Dee Williams to Star Wars as Lando in Episode 9 and give a brief spoiler free review. Then they discuss it in all its SPOILER filled glory as they figure out what worked and didn't in this new Star Wars film.
Ben, Addy and Jmike review Deadpool 2. Whoever said sequels suck was wrong!
Ben and Addy discuss the latest in nerd news and rumors. Young Alfred TV series, Doom Patrol DC streaming series, Thundercats Roar comedy action cartoon, Agents of SHIELD season 6, Lando spin-off film on the way, Young Aragorn on Amazon Prime. They also discuss using shots that misdirect or don't appear in a movie in a trailer specifically addressing Deadpool 2 and Infinity War. Trailers for Mowgli and the Happytime Murders. TV Reviews: Arrow, the Flash, CW DC Universe, Agents of SHIELD season finale, Legion, Westworld.
Ben and Addy discuss the latest nerd news and rumors. Rick and Morty Renewed, Harvey Birdman special, Miss Marvel in the MCU, Comcast to disrupt Disney-Fox Deal, Gotham goes into final season, Peter Jackson consider Amazon's Rings or DC Comics, Jon Favreau's Star Wars series to take place 7 years after Return of the Jedi. TV Reviews: Supergirl, Arrow, Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Legion, Westworld.
Join Ben, Addy and Case as they discuss the moments they loved from Avengers Infinity War and the difficulties in critiquing this movie. They also address some of the common complaints and speculate about the next Avengers and other MCU movies.
Ben and Addy talk about the latest nerd news and rumors. Wonder Woman 2 to film at Landmark Mall, DC Digital Membership, Arrested Development remix of season 4 and new season 5, Netflix to focus on Sci-Fi and Fantasy, Ryan Reynolds wants Deadpool 3 to have a smaller budget, Pastor Scares Theater Audience by Preaching after Infinity War. TV Reviews: CW DC TV Universe, Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Legion, Westworld.
Ben and Addy talk about turning the podcast's focus onto Star Wars and the path that's led them to today. Alden Ehrenreich's Lucasfilm contract, Addy goes on a rant started by Crazy Rich Asians and the nature of Identity Politics, Venom Trailer. This Week on TV: CW DC shows, Supergirl, The Flash, Agents of SHIELD, Legion, Westworld.
Ben and Addy are joined by Hans from RealMovieCritic.com to look back on the past 10 years of the Marvel Cinematic Universe as we go into Avengers Infinity War.
Ben and Addy discuss the latest nerd news and rumors. MCU Plase 4 slate, Avengers 4 title, Moonknight plans, Black Widow solo movie, Fast & Furious animated series.
TV Reviews: CW DC TV Universe: Supergirl, Arrow, The Flash, Black Lightning. Agents of SHIELD. Legio. Westworld Season 2 Premiere.
Ben and Addy discuss the latest nerd news and rumors. Jessica Jones renewed for season 3, Thanos' MCU origin will be told in a novel, Incredibles 2 trailer, New Solo spot, TV Reviews: CW DC shows, Arrow, Black Lightning, The Flash, Legends of Tomorrow, Agents of SHIELD, The Walking Dead Season Finale, Legion.
Ben and Addy discuss the latest nerd news and rumors. LucasFilm's Pablo Hidalgo's epic tweet, Smallville Actress tied to sex cult, John Krasinski and Emily Blunt for Fantastic Four?, Zack Snyder's rationale behind the kryptonite spear in Batman v Superman, American Gods season 2 update. Solo: A Star Wars Story Trailer, CW DC TV, Arrow, Black Lightning, Legends of Tomorrow, Agents of SHIELD, The Walking Dead, Legion.
Ben and Addy talk the latest in nerd news and rumors. Awesome-Con 2018 roundup, Get paid to Netflix, Meryl Streep as Leia, JRR Tolkien said don't speak Elven languages, Fantastic Four returns to comics, Dark Phoenix and New Mutants reshoots and rescheduled, George Lucas' original plans for Luke, John Boyega in the MCU?, Deadpool, FX and Donald Glover. Ready Player One review, TV reviews, CW DC TV, Arrow, Black Lightning, Legends of Tomorrow, Agents of SHIELD, The Walking Dead.
Ben and Addy discuss the latest nerd news and rumors. Pokemon Go introduces quests and story, EA's new open-world Star Wars game, Justice League splits into specialized groups in comics, Familiar MCU appearances in Captain Marvel, Disney Parks and Marvel plans, Stephen S DeKnight is down for Moon Knight. Spoiler Free Pacific Rim Uprising Review, Trailers: Infinity War, Cloak and Dagger, Rise of the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Deadpool 2. TV: Legends of Tomorrow, Black Lightning, Agents of SHIELD, the Walking Dead.