Join Karl and Jason for their exciting, Death Star destroying, Wampa slapping 50th episode! They talk about their favorite Star Wars films and why they love those particular movies so much. And then they go into what it is that made them fall in love, and stay in love with Star Wars! Continue reading
The Death of LucasArts, and why it might not be a bad thing after all, and more, all on the next Star Wars Beyond the Films. YOUR Star Wars discussion podcast! YOUR ticket to the EU!
This week true believers, Beyonders, Fanboys, Fangirls, respected aliens around the galaxy, The Defender of the EU: Champion of the Multiverse; Mark Hurliman, and your EU Guru: The Count of Continuity; Nathan P. Butler, sit down to Ponder the recent “death” of LucasArts, and the history of the LucasArts brand. So strap in and tighten your crash webbing Fandom, Star Wars Beyond the Films is setting off on another rapid-fire trip into the galaxy far, far away!
Among the diverse feelings of Star Wars fans, I am someone who is a fan of the overall saga, including all 6 films. I like the Original Trilogy better than the prequels and recognize much that is wrong with the newer films, but overall I enjoy watching them and think they are a positive edition to the overall saga. The prequels deliver a great story that is integral to the Galaxy Far, Far Away and that really makes the Original Trilogy movies more enjoyable by filling in the back story leading up to the second half of the saga.
That being said, among all six movies, Episode II was my least favorite. I still watch it when I (often) decide to go back through and watch the movies… it’s not like I have written it off completely, but it IS my least favorite. I think that in the end, while Episode II has some GREAT moments, it also has just as many HORRIBLE moments. For every adrenaline-pumping second of Yoda fighting, there’s a cringe-inducing second of Anakin and Padme’s awkward courtship. I used to say that Episode II was worth it for the exciting parts and for the actual plot progression it had, but lately I am beginning to think that The Clone Wars might be even MORE important to the saga than Episode II. Continue reading
In this first episode of “Karl’s Corner”, Karl discusses the appeal of the original version of the original trilogy. This new, shorter segment will be a supplement to the Wampa’s Lair and will be Karl’s means of discussing topics of personal interest to him. This first episode will delve into the awesomness that is the ORIGINAL trilogy!
In their latest episode, Karl and Jason are joined by special guest Michael Cohen from Frontlines: The Clone Wars podcast as they recap the final season of the Clone Wars tv series. They dive into what they loved and sometimes didn’t enjoy from the latest season of TCW. So sit back, relax and enjoy this lively discussion of all things CLONE WARS!