Podcasts in Review

February 16, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Podcasts, Podcasts in Review, Regular Feature, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Here is this week’s Podcasts in Review.

Aggressive Negotiations: Issue 52 covers Rey and Jyn as they talk about the two characters, their importance, how they’re similar and how they’re different.

Blast Points: Episode 59 first touches on the news with Lando, whether Snoke could be the last Jedi, Wedge in Rogue One, and then they get to the really good stuff. The main discussion of this episode is the 1977 album Living in These Star Warz. They go through the album track-by-memorable-track and this thing is golden. There’s songs about Vader and his respirator, Chewie being a┬árookie Wookiee and even falling in love with a droid. It’s cheesy, it’s weird, and it’s amazing. This episode is my pick of the week.

Blast Points: Episode 60 starts with news and recent happenings as usual including some info on the upcoming Star Wars Rebels episodes. Then they get into the Valentine’s Day spirit with their favorite romantic lines and smooth talking from Anakin. Very fun episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #4’

February 15, 2017 at 12:02 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #4 is packed with action as they fight their way off Yavin and into the ruins of the Ordu Aspectu. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

February 9, 2017 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.

Brews and Blasters: Episode 106 covers a lot of topics, from Bravestar to Bucky O’Hare and the discovery that Bor Gullet might be in Jabba’s Palace. Tons of fun as always with some extra retro tv discussion in this one.

Children of the Force: Episode 59 covers The Last Jedi, book news, Jedha religions and they get into some real world politics.

Classic Marvel Star Wars Comics: Episode 12 starts out with Randy Martinez talking about Star Wars Celebration, then they review Marvel Star Wars #12. Randy clarifies the roles of an inker and penciller, they talk about Luke and his red lightsaber, the visuals and dialog that stands out for better or worse, and they try and draw some Rogue One connections. Fun episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Darth Maul #1’

February 8, 2017 at 12:04 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Darth Maul #1 launches a new mini-series for Marvel. But can this Maul adventure hold up with those that have come before? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #28’

February 8, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Yoda travels into the dark to learn new secrets. But what will his new teacher show him? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Podcasts in Review

February 2, 2017 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 100 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the Legion. They reach back into their archives to play a little of the opening for their first podcast episode, recount that in 2003 they had 3,000 costumes and now they’re over 10,000. They go over the news of the Episode VIII title The Last Jedi, the latest news on the Lucas museum, and they go over mission reports with some excellent examples of the good they do. Plus Dr. Evazan promotes the 501st Bash for Star Wars Celebration Orlando. Good episode.

Blast Points: Episode 57 kicks off with some news discussion. They cover Woody Harrelson on his Garris Shrike comment, Episode VIII costumes, and some highlights on the Rogue One secrets on The Star Wars Show. Their main topic is the Whills. They talk about everything we’ve been told about them, and the speculate on the connections from convories to the first Jedi Temple. Plus they get into listener emails. Good episode.

Blast Points: Episode 58 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the special edition of A New Hope. But first Gabe talks about his recent trip to Universal Studios and talking to E.T. about his Jedi training. They share their thoughts on The Last Jedi, then they get into their main discussion. Jason talks about seeing it 17 times in two days, and in general, they share the love. Great episode. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Star Wars #27’

February 1, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment

Star Wars #27 continues the Yoda adventure as the little Jedi master enters the Lord of the Flies. Can Yoda teach these children the way of the Force, or will they teach him a thing or two about size matters not? Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

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January 26, 2017 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.

Awards Chatter: Viggo Mortensen interview is a good one. Viggo talks about his parents, his childhood, being born in Manhattan but raised in Argentina, returning to America, the influence of his mother’s love in movies, how he eventually got into acting, his early roles and missed opportunities like Platoon, and of course filming Lord of the Rings. They also cover his latest film Captain Fantastic. Great interview and one you don’t want to miss.

Awards Chatter: Ryan Reynolds interview is pretty neat as it details the long journey that eventually led to the Deadpool movie. He talks about going from Canada and kid’s soap operas to Hollywood and films. I had no idea how deeply invested Ryan was in the idea of a Deadpool movie, nor did I realize that he wrote the script and had shopped it around for years in trying to get the film made. If you’re a Deadpool fan, you’ll definitely want to check this one out. And even if you’re not, Ryan talks about the various films he’s worked on, going from smaller films to big films, and what happened with Green Lantern.

Beltway Banthas: Episode 21 dives into politics with cabinet news, Mark Hamill reading Trump quotes in Joker voice, and they’re joined by guest Dennis Keithly from Starships Sabers and Scoundrels as they discuss the Separatists. The audio is a little tinny in this episode but the discussion on the Separatists is pretty good. Continue Reading Podcasts in Review…

Comic Review: ‘Hellboy Winter Special 2017’

January 25, 2017 at 12:03 am | Posted in Comic Books, Dark Horse, Reviews | Leave a comment
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Hellboy Winter Special 2017 rounds up some wintery stories to put a chill on your bones as they wade through snow to deal with some supernatural threats. Click here to read our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.

Comic Review: ‘Doctor Aphra #3’

January 25, 2017 at 12:01 am | Posted in Comic Books, Marvel, Reviews, Star Wars | Leave a comment
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Doctor Aphra #3 turns out to be a very entertaining comic. Click here to check out our full review.

Reviewed By: Skuldren for Roqoo Depot.
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