Podcasts in Review

August 25, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | 4 Comments
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

501stCast: Episode 97 covers the latest 501st Legion troop reports, events, and even a little Rogue One trailer discussion.

Assembly of Geeks: The Cursed Child Review & The Fall Movie Preview starts with the Harry Potter book The Cursed Child as they go over what it’s like, some of the differences, and they avoid spoilers. They give a farewell to Kenny Baker, touch on news like the Star Trek tv series, Wonder Woman and the Rogue One trailer. Then they wrap up with their thoughts on upcoming Fall movies. Good episode.

Beltway Banthas: Interview with Tamara Keith is a fun one. Tamara is the White House correspondent for NPR and co-host of the NPR Politics podcast. They talk with Tamara about Star Wars and the politics of Star Wars. Definitely worth checking out. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Podcasts in Review

July 28, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Aggressive Negotiations: Issue 024 discusses the importance of the inclusion of Saw Gerrera in Rogue One, what led to this, and what it might mean for future storytelling. Interestingly enough, they actually don’t talk too much about Saw the character or the Star Wars: The Clone Wars episodes he was in. It’s mainly focused on the decision of using him rather than him as a character.

Assembly of Geeks: Ghostbusters Reboot, Thrawn Reborn & Indy Revitalized starts with their thoughts on the new Ghostbusters film, they cover some news, then head into SWCE and the announcement of Thrawn, and wrap up with Indy, The Secret Life of Pets, and Stranger Things. Good episode.

Beltway Banthas: Star Wars Celebration Roundup features Swara Salih who represented them for SWCE and brought back some fun audio including conversations with Bryan Young (Full of Sith) and Riley Blanton (The Star Wars Report). The hosts also dive into some discussion about the lack of a title for Episode VIII. Fun episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

July 22, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Collecting, Comic Books, Conventions, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, SDCC, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News, Toys | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • The artist for the Thrawn cover has been revealed and they have a nice behind-the-scenes look at some of the early concepts and alternate takes they did. Two Dots also designed some of the awesome looking Brazilian Star Wars covers such as Darth Plagueis.
  • Early copies of Ahsoka are out at SDCC.

Continue Reading Around the Web…

Timothy Zahn Q&A

July 18, 2016 at 4:41 pm | Posted in Books, Del Rey, Interview, News, Random House, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, Star Wars News | Leave a comment
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Hot on the heels of the Thrawn announcement, StarWars.com has an interview with author Timothy Zahn talking about the character, the show, and his upcoming novel.

Q: Can you give us any hints about the story and what readers will learn in the new book?

Thrawn will span several years of the Star Wars timeline, beginning with his first encounter with the Empire and ending just before the opening of Rebels Season 3.

Click here to read the full interview.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Star Wars Celebration Europe

July 15, 2016 at 6:03 pm | Posted in Celebration, Celebration Europe, Conventions, Events, Interview, Movies, News, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment

If you missed the livestream, YouTube has you covered. Here’s a Star Wars Celebration Europe playlist of videos for both panels and interviews. Updated for all three days.

Posted By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

July 14, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

501stCast: Episode 96 covers new outfits, troop reports, and Star Wars Celebration Europe including what garrisons will be there, 501st events, and con tips for 501st members.

Assembly of Geeks: Remaking Raiders and Games From E3 2016 starts with a discussion on the Raiders documentary. Then Scott talks with the creators of the fan film. Afterwards they cover news and then they have some guests on to talk E3. Good episode.

Assembly of Geeks: Hollywood Harry Potter & Regulated Star Trek starts with a funny Barney intro, then Emily talks about her trip to The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. They cover news items for The Flash, Muppets, SuperCon and more. Then they touch on the Star Trek fan show which was killed by NBC and the Star Trek fan film ban that has resulted. Plus Scott give a quick review of Independence Day 2. Another great episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Podcasts in Review

July 7, 2016 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars, Star Wars Rebels, Television, The Clone Wars | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Aggressive Negotiations: Issue 019 covers their thoughts on the Attack of the Clones soundtrack. They talk about the music in the film versus the actual soundtrack release, spotting, their favorite moments and more. Good episode.

Aggressive Negotiations: Issue 020 covers the places in Star Wars they’d like to live, visit and just plain stay away from.

Aggressive Negotiations: Issue 021 covers the directors who they think would have brought an interesting perspective to Revenge of the Sith had they directed it instead of George. There’s some interesting picks and reasons behind the choices. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

July 1, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Books, Comic Books, Conventions, DK, Interview, Marvel, Movies, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars Books, trailers | Leave a comment
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Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Book News

  • StarWars.com has a look at two new book covers: Star Wars: Year by Year: A Visual History and Star Wars: Complete Locations.

Comic News

Convention & Event News

Kathleen Kennedy, Kiri Hart, Rian Johnson, Chris Miller and Phil Lord will all be attending Star Wars Celebration Europe for a special Future Filmmakers panel. Continue Reading Around the Web…

Podcasts in Review

June 30, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Interview, Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Star Wars | 1 Comment
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Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Assembly of Geeks: Geeked Out Dads, Hi-Def Trauma & Ticked off Peggy kicks off with Regina, from Comic Book Noob, and her dad as they geek out on space and pop culture in celebration of Father’s Day. Then Matt, Scott and Jeff cover the news, The Killing Joke getting a one day theatrical release, new Transformers animated release, LEGO’s The Freemaker Adventures, and more.

Blast Points: Episode 26 covers some news, E3, the Palpatine tv script, LEGO’s The Force Awakens game, the Lucas museum, and then they head into their Qui-Gon-a-thon as they talk all things Qui-Gon. They cover his Jedi philosophy, his relationship with the Jedi council, his ability to live on in the Force, and how Luke is more like him than any other Jedi. Great entertaining show as always.

Blast Points: Episode 27 touches on the Episode VIII licensing expo news, Celebration panels, then plows into the Rogue One news. They cover the Rogue One pics, the Entertain Weekly character info, and take a deep dive into the Saw Gerrera reveal, the ties and connections, and the storytelling potential. Another great episode that is keeping this podcast in the top of its category. Blast Points is easily one of the best podcasts out there right now for Star Wars discussion. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Around the Web

June 17, 2016 at 12:01 am | Posted in Around the Web, Art, Comic Books, Conventions, Events, Interview, Marvel, Movies, News, Regular Feature, Star Wars, Star Wars News, Toys, trailers, Video Games | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Around the Web news roundup of Star Wars and beyond.

Art News

Comic News

  • StarWars.com has an interview with Han Solo writer Marjorie Liu.
  • There’s a new printing coming from Marvel of the old Star Wars newspaper strip comics. Volume 1 has a page up on AmazonStar Wars Legends Epic Collection: The Newspaper Strip Vol. 1 is slated for release next February.

Convention & Event News

Some more Star Wars Celebration Europe guests have been announced: Anthony Daniels, Peter Mayhew, Jeremy Bulloch and Daniel Logan. Continue Reading Around the Web…

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