Building Hope in ROGUE ONE (2016) + Screencaps

(Diego’s Note: originally written for AE, thought I’d reupload since it’s been almost half a decade since this banger dropped. I’m not 100% as big on this film as I once was but I still think shit rocks and it’s a miracle that it comes together like it does for me. Still one of the most gorgeous blockbusters of the 2010s and I think we should all worship DP Greig Fraser for successfully pioneering the new digital look of Star Wars here and in The Mandalorian)

Early on in Rogue One Felicity Jones’s character, Jyn Erso, tells a commune of rebels, “Rebellions are built on hope.” It’s one of the more poignant lines in Rogue One, but also admittedly melancholy. In what is perhaps the darkest entry in the Star Wars saga to date, hope isn’t just a fleeting thing, it’s as though it’s been snuffed out of this once-magical universe entirely. The Empire’s arm extends across the entire galaxy, the rebellion is currently a conglomerate of uncertain allies, and the last bastion of Jedi history is now grounds for another hive of scum and villainy. How can a rebellion be built on hope when hope’s foundation is continuously pulled out from under them? Continue reading “Building Hope in ROGUE ONE (2016) + Screencaps”

#TheMandalorian Episode 12: The Siege Recap Review SPOILERS #CantinaHangouts

CantinaHangouts Episode 12: Baby Yoda goes to school while The Mandalorian returns to its less than stellar origins, raising questions about the show’s future but still entertaining in surprising ways.

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THE MANDALORIAN Episode 10: The Passenger Recap Review SPOILERS #CantinaHangouts + Concept Art

#CantinaHangouts Episode 10: What if The Mandalorian show is good now? What are we supposed to complain about then? Meanwhile, Baby Yoda does genocide.

Check out the full podcast episode recap below and check out the full playlist over at this clickthrough link

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The Mandalorian Season 1 Recap Reviews of Every Episode

The Mandalorian and Baby Yoda returns this week for a new season of misadventures. Love it? Hate it? Let’s talk about it some more.

I’ll be hosting another after show on the series after new episodes air (more difficult for recording purposes but whatever) but to catch up on my thoughts, here is a review and discussion on every episode of The Mandalorian Season 1

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