Solo Theories and Comics Roundup – Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

July 17, 2018

We grab some of the latest Star Wars comics off the shelf to let you know what's going on the the world of Marvel licenced content. We look at the landmark (relatively speaking) Star Wars #50 and what an illustrated Donald Glover looks like in Lando: Double or Nothing.

Luke also reviews some listener feedback from...his brother! It is on some very fun theories on Solo though, so that's fun. Can the five people who saw it get in touch with their thoughts please? 

Brace yourselves, this is a big one. 1985 called. They want their news back. 

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Han Solo is Prometheus, Obviously - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

July 5, 2018

We take a big step back from the flying shrapnel of the fandom fallout and reaffirm our love of a good old fashioned story. James rips from the pages of Joseph Campbell to give his take on Han's journey from the latest origin movie, to the guy we know in the classic trilogy.

Yeah, we cover THAT Ahmed Best tweet too, but mostly we look back at what we love about this crazy, stupid space movie.

MTFBY!

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Solo Reactions: What We Thought of the Movie - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

June 5, 2018

Looks like a whole lot is being said about why this movie isn't making the cash, but what do two other white males who self-publish online think?

Taking advantage to the internet's built-in functionality to distribute unchecked and unsubstantiated information throughout the world instantly; we reflect on what we liked, what we think didn't work and, perhaps most importantly, wonder why that chicken is in the pot anyway.

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Bumper Solo Preview Show - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

May 23, 2018

We've put together all we've learned from the trailers, TV spots and promo videos. Luke has a review of the 'Last Shot' tie-in Han and Lando novel, and we also look at a very interesting behind the scenes article from Variety - which touches on how the production transitioned between Lord-Miller and Howard.

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New Star Wars TV Show and Luke’s Solo Theory - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

May 2, 2018

A couple of weeks is a long time in Star Wars land. Now we have a new Star Wars animated show on the way pretty soon, along with a whole new move in three weeks. Luke goes back in time to 1979 to see what Lucas may have been thinking about the Han Solo character, which might propel the new Ron Howard film. We also talk 'Star Wars: Resistance', because that's a thing now. 

Thanks to the following sources of news this week:

Lucasfilm Congratulates ‘Avengers: Infinity War’ Opening Weekend Success

Screen grab from Luke's copy of Star Wars: The Annotated Screenplays (1998)

StarWars.com: New animated show in Autumn

New official Solo featurette 

Yahoo Finance: John Boyega's minor Episode IX spoiler

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Solo Denny’s Ad and What Makes a Star War – Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

April 4, 2018

What makes a Star War? We chat the big questions as Mark Hamill politely suggests the creative potential of the Star Wars standalone pictures. 

Luke and James also take a look at the new Denny's ad promoting Solo: A Star Wars Story which features a beautifully shot cantina and sabacc game.

Thanks to the following sources of news this week:

Mark Hamill speaks to CinemaBlend on Solo coming out too early

i09 reports on the Solo Denny's commercial

The HasLab Jabba's Sail Barge

Slashfilm quotes John Boyega on Episode IX

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Last Jedi Novelisation Secrets Revealed - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

March 21, 2018

Luke returns from rainy Spain having visited an Episode II filming location, and James hosts the show from much sunnier Australia, where he perfects his Jango Fett impression (for some reason).

As well as new Forces of Destiny, we also roll up our sleeves and look at some of the deepest, darkest secrets revealed in The Last Jedi novelisation by Jason Fry. 

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Rebels Series Finale - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

March 6, 2018

After four years, lots of highs and some (arguable) 'filler', Star Wars Rebels draws to a tremendous conclusion. Who lived? Who died? Who sang a song? We chat about the legacy of the show and just what might happen next.

James also regales us with his designer's insight as to what might have happened with those Solo posters that allegedly look a lot like some French record covers.

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Lego Plot Hints and Rebels is Back - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

February 20, 2018

We look at what a new Lego model may be hinting at in the upcoming Solo movie, and well and discussing THAT brand new episode of Star Wars Rebels. It's not much longer 'till the end now, people!

Luke and James also hash out what the best version of The Last Jedi on home video is going to be. VHS, obviously. 

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Last Jedi Deleted Scenes and Joseph Gordon-Levitt Weighs In - Local Trouble Star Wars Podcast

January 24, 2018

We devour the deleted scenes from Last Jedi and speculate what we may see on the upcoming home video release. In other news, Rian Johnson collaborator Joseph Gordon-Levitt weighs in on the fan reaction to the portrayal of Luke Skywalker.

Thanks to a few articles this week:
Slash Film: Last Jedi deleted scenes
Medium: Joseph Gordon-Levitt's essay on The Last Jedi
That Rian Johnson tweet about Luke's robot hand

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