FOEC regulars Sandy, James and Jeremy are joined by Liz for a dispatch from the outer rim of a galaxy far, far away: it's time for our SPOILER–HEAVY review of the first Star Wars anthology film, Rogue One! We pair our review of Gareth Edwards' Star Wars prequel/side-quel with an affectionate look back over the Star Wars spin-offs that have been gifted to/inflicted upon the world before Rogue One, including a fiercely contested recommendation of the two made-for-TV Ewok movies.
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Just to be clear: our review of Rogue One will be filled with SPOILERS from the very beginning! If you haven't seen Rogue One yet, think about watching it before listening to this podcast.
00:00 – Intro + audio clip from Rogue One.
02:15 – FULL-SPOILER review of Rogue One.
34:14 – Attacking The Star Wars Holiday Special + audio clip.
43:40 – Discussing the Ewok adventures of Caravan of Courage & Battle for Endor + audio clip.
54:39 – Sandy and Jeremy discuss Star Wars: the Clone Wars + audio clip.
OPENING THEME MUSIC: 'Film Film Film!' by Vladimir Golovanov, Fyodor Khitruk and Sokol from Film Film Film! (Фильм, фильм, фильм, 1968)
CLOSING THEME MUSIC: 'Star Wars Theme (The Force)' [Johan S. Detox Club mix] by Twin
FILMS & TV SHOWS MENTIONED:
Rogue One: a Star Wars Story (2016, USA – dir. Gareth Edwards)
Zootopia (2016, USA – dirs. Byron Howard & Rich Moore)
Captain America: Civil War (2016), USA – dirs. Anthony & Joe Russo)
The Force Awakens (2015, USA – dir. J.J. Abrams)
The Clone Wars – TV series (2008–2014, Cartoon Network/Netflix)
Star Wars: the Clone Wars (2008, USA – Dave Filoni)
Revenge of the Sith (2005, USA – dir. George Lucas)
Star Wars: Clone Wars – TV series (2003, Cartoon Network)
Attack of the Clones (2002, USA – dir. George Lucas)
The Phantom Menace (1999, USA – dir. George Lucas)
Willow (1988, UK/USA – dir. Ron Howard)
Ewoks – TV series (1985–1986, ABC)
Droids – TV series (1985–1986, ABC)
Ewoks: The Battle for Endor (1985, USA – dirs. Jim Wheat & Ken Wheat)
Caravan of Courage: an Ewok Adventure (1984, USA – dir. John Korty)
Return of the Jedi (1983, USA – dir. Richard Marquand)
The Empire Strikes Back (1980, USA – dir. Irvin Kirshner)
The Star Wars Holiday Special – TV special (1978, CBS)
Star Wars (1977, USA – dir. George Lucas)