Dec 15, 2016
Before Star Wars Rogue One
In this episode:
excited because a new Star Wars movie is coming out. We couldn’t
resist talking about it before hand.
is not a spoiler episode, and we are releasing this a day early for
you folks to listen to in time for the weekend’s releae. We will
only be talking about stuff from the trailers and maybe a bit from
the prequel novel.
week will be our spoiler filled review of the movie. So stay
Our worries and concerns are
is worried we already know so much of the plot from the trailers
and just context of the movie, but we think it may be very
may not be as good as the mainline Star Wars movies, which wouldn’t
bode well for the other spin-offs, and he is also worried the tone
of “war movie” may not fit the franchise as well as the
is worried there are so few Jedi and that aspect because it’s a
major hallmark of the franchise. We know other media can tell
different stories well, but let’s see how they do it as a
doesn’t like the title because lots of people he knows have no idea
it’s a Star Wars movie, and he is afraid it will get criticized the
same as The Force Awakens for being too close to the Original
wants to see some kind of Rebels tie in. We think the Ghost is in a
space battle, but we really want to see a character cameo in the
background or some of Sabine’s vandalism.
Theories and Wild
thinks Jyn’s father will put the Death Star’s weakness in on
purpose because he is only working for the Empire to protect his
hope to see an Ocean’s 11-style heist that will go wrong as they
think Jyn’s Father (Galen) put the exhaust port weakness into the
Death Star on purpose because he was forced to work on it and
didn’t actually want to. He’s just doing it to protect his
think they’ll get the plans in an ocean’s 11 style heist but it’ll
all go wrong when they try to escape.
bunch of them, if not all of them, might just die.
are really curious how Vader will be used. This might make him
scary in a way we haven’t seen since in the past we’ve only seen
him go up against Jedi.
see big explosions on a planet. Our guess is that it’s the Death
Star doing a test firing but it’s not at full power yet. We know
how fast it destroyed Alderaan and this isn’t that. So maybe
they’re still perfecting it.
hopes to see the Emperor being mean to Vader like he is in the new
Marvel comics that take place between Episodes IV and
wants Jyn to betray the Rebellion and join the Empire.
- This scene gives oodles of context for Rogue
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