Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker

The Skywalker Saga is brought to an end in J.J. Abrams’ Star Wars: Episode IX – The Rise of Skywalker. It’s safe to say the new Star Wars trilogy has been a source of much controversy among fans for various reasons but the divide has been largely around whether you prefer The Force Awakens or…

Kneel Before Pod – Ewok Dance Party (121)

It’s time for Kneel Before Pod’s annual pilgrimage to the Star Wars universe in aid of Star Wars Day; also known as May the 4th. This year the team discuss the finale of the Original Trilogy; Episode VI: Return of the Jedi. The discussion covers divisive plot lines, Palpatine’s villainy and the Ewok celebration buffet. Craig and Angus can…

Solo: A Star Wars Story

The Star Wars franchise delivers the backstory of iconic scoundrel and smuggler in Ron Howard’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Prequels are a tricky business because storytellers have to sell an adventure that audiences will already know about in a broad sense. The Star Wars franchise has a troubled history with prequels thanks to the…

Kneel Before Pod – The Last Last Jedicast

After a brief emotional Knee-Jerk reaction to the initial viewing of Star Wars Episode VIII: The Last Jedi and a more detailed reaction from Craig, Angus, Natalie and Izaak, Chris and Aaron decide that they have more to add before it arrives on DVD and Blu-Ray. Aaron can be found on this very site and Chris can…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episodes 15 & 16

“Family Reunion” and “Farewell” Star Wars Rebels ends its four season run with a last stand in defence of Lothal and closure on the various arcs the show has developed. Finales are hard. Saying goodbye to a beloved show is a difficult task for any fan so the writers have an uphill struggle when it…

Star Wars Rebels – Season 4 Episode 14

“A Fool’s Hope” Star Wars Rebels marches towards its final episodes with the Ghost crew recruiting friends and taking a stand in defence of Lothal. The end of this show is so close that it can practically be tasted and there’s a lot to get through in order to wrap things up in a really…