From A Certain Point Askew

From A Certain Point Askew

A weekly Star Wars podcast where Jay, Cole and Matt take a casual approach to covering the latest news and rumors as well as full breakdowns of movies and series.

Episodes

June 24, 2022 69 min

We wrap up #Kenobi with our review of the finale. Topics include:

  • Ben going full Jesus
  • Kenobi is so in Vader's head
  • Bad Ass Beru
  • Quit trying to make us cry!
  • Will there be a season 2 and do we want one?
  • In our Question of the Week, we consider future projects for new characters. Millie Bobby Brown and Cameron Monaghan casting rumors.  We answer all of your Maul Bag questions and more!

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  • 08:38 - Question of the Wee...
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    We review Part 5 of Kenobi. Topics include:

  • Are we too aware of the Volume?
  • Why do jedi spar with real lightsabers?
  • Bail getting real loose with his comms
  • Is there a NED-A, NED-C and NED-D?
  • Call back to Reva's stomach touch
  • How does Reva know that Anakin is Vader?
  • How do they put a bow on this series next week?
  • In our Question of the Week, we talk Reva in her spare time. Taika Waititi wants to expand on the Star Wars universe, not ju...

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    We review Part 4 of Kenobi. Topics include:

  • Does everyone have a bacta tank?
  • It's like talking to a child! (literally)
  • Are "those" Jedi dead or alive?
  • A New Hope and Rebels vibes
  • Obi-Wan getting his groove back
  • In our Question of the Week, we discuss going back to tell stories of characters we already know vs moving on to explore different eras. In the news, we go over some Sith rumors from The Acolyte, some Batuu rumors fo...

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    We review Part 3 of Kenobi. Topics include:

  • Ben is shook
  • Vicious Vader is toying with his prey
  • Tender moments with Ben and Leia
  • A Reva theory
  • Season 2 coming?
  • In our Question of the Week, we ponder Darth Vader's restraint in his fight with Obi-Wan. In news, the Andor writing team looks solid, Lando is on hold until Glover is ready and we finally have a Bad Batch release date! We answer all of your Maul Bag questions, play one final...

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    We review the first two parts of Kenobi. Topics include:

  • The monotony of Ben's life
  • It's a shame what happened to Alderaan
  • Reva doesn't have time for your BS
  • Who was that clone?
  • Offered drugs from your own daughter?
  • Uhh, what just happened to the Grand Inquisitor?
  • Star Wars Celebration dominates the news including major updates on Andor, Mandalorian, Ahsoka and Bad Batch. We are also getting new series this fall and next yea...

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    We welcome Darth Flamingueis to the show to help us preview 'Kenobi'. Topics include:

  • Jay sees more Sarlacc pits coming
  • What cameos will we see?
  • Kenobi force projection?
  • How will it end?
  • Details on our lightsaber giveaway
  • In our Question of the Week, we share what we're looking forward to seeing at Star Wars Celebration. In news, we talk Ahsoka production and writing underway for the Feige film. We also share a FACPAtoid an...

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    In this special bonus episode, Matt talks with Ronni Brown - an award-winning Foley artist at Skywalker Sound.  We discuss what Foley artists do, how she got started, her projects at Skywalker Sound and much more!

    Please check out Ronni on Twitter @RoneyPrawn - she posts some great Foley teasers you don't want to miss.

    Episode Time Stamps:

  • 01:54 - Emmy Award Surprise
  • 05:30 - Thoughts on the Mandalorian
  • 12:27 - What does a Fol...
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    We review the latest Kenobi Trailer as well as the Disney Gallery: The Book of Boba Fett. Topics include:

  • Owen roasts Ben
  • "Obi-Wan is gone" - who said that?
  • Is that an escape from the Fortress Inquisitorius?
  • Cole's ongoing struggles with the Book of Boba Fett
  • More practical effects than we thought in BOBF
  • In our Question of the Week, we talk Star Wars themed candle scents. We get into some Andor and Acolyte notes and the Li...

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    April 21, 2022 61 min

    What if George Lucas' vision for the Sequel trilogy got made? This week, we look at the rumored plot lines of Lucas' sequel trilogy plans. Topics include:

  • Who is the REAL chosen one?
  • Rebeling is easy, governing is hard
  • Similarities to what we actually got in the end
  • In news, we get into all the awesomeness coming to Star Wars Celebration in May; we discuss the latest production news and notes for Kenobi, Ahsoka and Mando Seas...

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    We go back and look at what could have been in Episode IX if things broke differently. Topics include:

  • The Trevorrow script
  • Luke force ghost haunting Kylo Ren
  • So many deaths for Rey
  • The JJ Cut
  • Poe and Finn get closer
  • In news, we discuss Kevin Kiner dropping Bad Batch hints, Doc Brown coming to Mando Season 3, Maul in Kenobi rumors shot down, and Vader's status. We answer your Maul Bag questions, do another round of Fact-pa or Ficti...

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    This week, we welcome Chris "Villain"senor from the 2 on 3 Podcast to discuss his issues with the movie 'Solo'. Topics include:

  • We can all agree on Chewy
  • Did we need Han's back story?
  • 'Solo' and "franchise-itis"
  • Was Ron Howard too safe of a choice to fix the production mess?
  • What could have been done better (in Chris' mind, anyway)
  • We also answer all of your Maul Bag questions and add a new segme...

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    March 14, 2022 44 min

    The Kenobi trailer is out!  We break it down and share our thoughts on what it all might mean. Topics include:

  • Poor Ben is really grinding
  • Forget the Grand Inquisitor's head, it's the voice we're missing
  • Is that Solo in the alley?
  • What's with that robot?
  • Clones?
  • In our Question of the Week, we discuss a theory where Padme lived and had triplets! In the news, we discuss the latest casting news for Kenobi and Andor and th...

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    We welcome the Ithorian Historian to the show to deep dive into all things Ithorian! Topics include:

  • Two mouths, four throats and two stomachs?
  • Day to day life for the folks from Ithor
  • So much notoriety but so little screen time
  • Don't get him started on Ottegans! Or Zeb!
  • In our Question of the Week, we get into which Jedi we might see in the Kenobi series. In news, we discuss some Andor casting as well as more plot and character r...

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    This week, we welcome Chris Maier from How Was Your Week, Honey? and Our Liner Notes. Topics include:

  • Chris accidentally skipped Empire Strikes Back the first time around
  • The highs and lows of the Prequels and Sequels
  • What series and movies we're looking forward to in the near future
  • In our Question of the Week, we pick songs to play during an extended Order 66 scene of Anakin killing younglings. In the news, we talk muscial scor...

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    We are all over the place this week - prediction reviews, a royal wedding, living that Disney life, etc. Topics include:

  • Who is in the wedding party on Endor for Leia and Han's big day?
  • Kenobi rumors are making the series take shape (in our minds)
  • Wyatt, Ned, Faye and Kylie battle the Demogorgan?
  • Reviewing our Book of Boba Fett season 1 predictions
  • Lightsaber giveaway results!
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  • 03:47 - Question of the Week
  • 17:40 ...
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    We review Chapter 7 of The Book of Boba Fett ('In the Name of Honor'). Topics include:

  • Why do they keep killing off these awesome new characters?
  • The Mos Espa security plan had some flaws
  • PelliDomo
  • Did we need Grogu back so soon?
  • Where does Boba go from here?
  • In our Question of the Week, we discuss the storytelling style of The Book of Boba Fett. In the news, we are excited to have a Kenobi release date and share some other cas...

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    February 4, 2022 75 min

    We review the latest from Chapter 6 of The Book of Boba Fett ('From the Desert Comes a Stranger'). Topics include:

  • Is Cobb having some health issues?
  • How do people take Spice?
  • Uh-oh, Max Rebo (again)
  • Who saved Grogu?
  • Cad may be ruthless but he follows the Mos Pelgo parking rules
  • In our Question of the Week, we wonder if Cobb Vanth could outduel Cad Bane if he wasn't distracted. We answer all of your Maul Bag questions (than...

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    We review Chapter 5 (Return of the Mandalorian) of The Book of Boba Fett. Topics include:

  • Is this season 3 of The Mandalorian?
  • Be careful with that dark saber, you'll put your eye out
  • The Armorer does NOT like Bo-Katan
  • Is Peli Motto insinuating that the jawas don't manscape?
  • Are we being set up for a war cliff hanger?
  • In our Question of the Week, we theorize how Fennec got past Peli's security. A new casting for Ahsoka? A h...

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    January 21, 2022 63 min

    We review the latest from Chapter 4 of The Book of Boba Fett. Topics include:

  • The evolution of Boba Fett
  • Matt's relief to not see Toro
  • Slave 1 debate
  • Fennec is a boss
  • Who/What is coming?
  • In our Question of the Week, we discuss Fennec's injury and modifications and what that has done to her digestive system. Bad Batch Season 2 is coming soon! We answer all of your Maul Bag questions (thank you!) and more!

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    We review the latest from Chapter 3 of The Book of Boba Fett. Topics include:

  • Lortha Peel is looking for his red stapler
  • Boba beefs up his crew
  • Is the gecko okay?
  • Black Krrsantan chiropractic services
  • That feast scene was weird
  • Low speed chase
  • In our Question of the Week, we wonder how the oceans of Tatooine dried up. We cover the hot rumors about future Disney+ series. We answer all of your Maul Bag questions (thank you!) and share...

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