Children of the Force #102 - All Aboard the Solo Train

April 18, 2018

 

This week, we're talking about a new Solo commercial and all that sweet, sweet Solo merch. As always, check out the guide for this episode over on our website, where we have video, images, links and more:  


STAR WARSY STUFF
[2:50]

We’ve been catching up on season 2 of The Freemaker Adventures.

Liam and I are into the third book of the Servants of the Empire quadrilogy.

And we’re almost all caught op on our Marvel Cinematic Universe watch-through!

NEWS [7:05]

We do a quick watch-through of the a new Solo commercial:

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KUXd7p_vd3w

Solo is going to run 2 hours and 15 minutes. 

We take a look at a lot of Solo toys (as seen here: https://www.starwars.com/news/solo-a-star-wars-story-products-revealed) and what they might tell us about the movie.

Looks like there will be droid fights in Solo.

Han and Chewie in chains!

Here’s that shot of Dryden Vos we were talking about from the EMPIRE magazine (https://www.empireonline.com/movies/news/paul-bettany-solo-star-wars-story-villain-dryden-vos-exclusive-look/)

We talk about a few of the Solo Topps Digital trading cards.

Finally, Rian Johnson talked with the LA Times (http://www.latimes.com/entertainment/movies/la-et-mn-star-wars-the-last-jedi-rian-johnson-20180403-story.html) about what makes Star Wars Star Wars. And about diversity behind the camera.

CANON NEWS [47:05] 

What’s the deal with Chewie’s life debt? Is he a pet? All this and more, from Aftermath: Life Debt.

OUTRO [55:00]

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CotF Reaction Corps - Solo Trailer

April 11, 2018

You’re after something. Is it revenge? Money? Or is it this podcast episode? It’s probably this episode, where we break down the newest Solo trailer.

First things first, watch the trailer (again)!

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jPEYpryMp2s

Punch (push?) it!

After talking at length about the trailer, we touch on just a few more Solo tidbits.

Check out that Mashable article which contains Liam’s quote about Malla: https://mashable.com/2018/04/08/malla-solo-chewie-wife/?utm_cid=hp-n-1#nYRgA5mMCiq2

You can find that Pyramid International Solo poster here: https://www.pyramidinternational.com/product/19158-solo-a-star-wars-story-millennium-falcon-montage

And check out all of those Denny’s/Topps trading cards over at YakFace: http://yakfaceforums.com/main/2018/04/03/dennys-exclusive-topps-trading-cards/

OUTRO [55:50]

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Children of the Force #101 - Lost Vulptex

April 4, 2018

This week is a grab-bag. Including a 2-year-old fan, comics, a lost dog, Solo, Denny's, Ron Howard and ... more! As always, check out the website for links, images and all that good stuff: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2018/04/04/episode-101-lost-vulptex/

STAR WARSY STUFF [1:50]

We’ve been reading up on some new Star Wars comics, including the first trade paperback of the new Darth Vader run. It’s pretty great.

A lost dog walks by outside and we go on a tangent.

We saw an awesome Solo display at the theater when we went to go see The Greatest Show.

We have the youngest guest we’ve ever had on the show. Introducing, two year old Emma!

NEWS [13:40]

Holdo was Force sensitive? 

We talk about the new Solo Denny's ad. 

RON HOWARD SHARES STUFF ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM [23:40]

CANON NEWS [27:15]

In what way was Leia able to use the Force?

Q&A COUNCIL [29:20]

If you could add one deleted scene to The Last Jedi, which would it be?

STUMP THE LUMP! [36:55]

What was the name of the Rebel base on Hoth?
What, according to Han, did Mynocks probably chew on?

OUTRO [40:40]

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Children of the Force #100 - 100!

March 28, 2018

On this, our 100th regular episode, Chris from from Star Wars Kidscast joins us. The tables are turned and instead of us asking the questions, Chris takes the wheel and asks away. It’s a nice change of pace and super fun.

You can follow Chris on Twitter @SWKidscast and his website is http://starwarskidscast.blogspot.com

After talking at length with Chris about everything ranging from favorite characters to how we square being peace-loving hippies while loving Star Wars, we have a bit of Canon News…

CANON NEWS [1:02:55]

Why was Luke running to Rey in The Last Jedi right before he sees her connecting with Kylo? The answer is pretty surprising.

OUTRO [1:08:55]

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CotF Reaction Corps - Forces of Destiny S2 and Rebels Series Finale

March 21, 2018

Join us, as we break down season 2 of Forces of Destiny and share our thoughts on the finale of Rebels (and Rebels as a whole). 

Season 2 of Forces of Destiny can be watched here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PgxuZIts4IY&list=PLpSnlSGciSWMuLRTSOYBjknaKeEffVlKU

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Children of the Force #99 - Stay on Target

March 14, 2018

We're back! This week, we're trying to stay on target, catching up, talking new Star Wars, books, the birds and the lyleks, and giving free advertizing to a certain one-stop-shop near and dear to our hearts. 

Be sure to check out the show guide over on our website for images and links to things we talk about in this episode: 

STAR WARSY STUFF [5:30]

We loved The Force of Sound, a documentary about the sounds of The Last Jedi. 

We watched the emotional last episodes of Rebels. We talk about them later in the episode.

Liam and I are still reading the Servants of the Empire series. We’re on book two at the moment. And I’m reading the wonderful novelization of The Last Jedi. So, so good.

NEWS [21:30]

Jon Faverau is helming a live action TV series that’s going to be on the streaming Disney platform.

We have some new information about who Michael K. Williams was going to play in Solo.

And we take a look at a new flyover video of Galaxy’s Edge, the upcoming Star Wars park at Disneyland and Disney World. 

RON HOWARD SHARES STUFF ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM [36:30]

John Powell is scoring Solo.

CANON NEWS [37:45]

We have a couple names of those old books in The Last Jedi.

And some info about young Han from his funeral.

JOKE [41:45]

How does a star destroyer plow a field? 

Q&A COUNCIL [42:15]

We have a question from listener Amos: Do you notice the difference between the going-to-or-coming-out-of-hyperspace sound effect? If so, which do you like better?

REBELS DISCUSSION [45:45]

We talk about the first four episodes of the last seven episodes of the second half of the final season of Rebels!

OUTRO [1:02:45]

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Children of the Force #98 - Cool Guy Chewie (Who is NOT a Pet)

February 20, 2018

 

This week, we're talking Solo-related books, the domesticity of Chewie, the tech ability of Ewoks, and how Darth Vader goes to the bathroom. Yeah, we went there. 

As always, pop on over to our website for a detailed show guide. This one includes images of a lot of the stuff we talk about on the show. You'll want to see those Corellian hounds: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2018/02/20/episode-98-cool-guy-chewie-who-is-not-a-pet/

MARVEL CINEMATIC UNIVERSEY STUFF [2:00]

We’re making our way through the MCU. As I type this, we’re in the middle of Thor: The Dark World.

NEWS [5:05]

A new Solo poster with (some of) the gang all together.

John Faverau is coming back to Star Wars to voice an alien in Solo.

Paul Inglis is going to be the art director for Episode IX. Here are some images from other movies he was art director for. Pretty cool stuff.

Entertainment Weekly told us about a whole bunch of books: http://ew.com/movies/solo-star-wars-book-connections/solo-but-far-from-alone/

JOKE [39:20]

 

How does Darth Vader go to the bathroom?

I don’t know, actually. We want you to fill in the punch line.

 

Q&A COUNCIL [42:30]

 

Did we move on from The Last Jedi too quickly?

 

STUMP THE LUMP! [44:15]

 

What’s the name of the non-Wedge pilot Sabine rescued from Skystrike Academy?

OUTRO [47:25]

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Children of the Force #97 - Three Years!

February 14, 2018

 

THREE YEARS OF CHILDREN OF THE FORCE! 

This week we cover new Solo information, talk about those Game of Thrones guys doing Star Wars movies, tell a couple jokes, and go down memory lane and listen to a bit of our very first episode in celebration of 3 years of Children of the Force. 

STAR WARSY STUFF [2:15]

Anna finished Cobalt Squadron. She liked the connection between Paige and Rose, but it left her feeling sad.

And we’re continuing our watch-through of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Almost done with Phase One!

NEWS [5:20]

Those Game of Thrones guys are going to make some Star Wars movies.

We’re getting multiple new Star Wars TV shows on Disney’s streaming platform, or Disflix, as Liam calls it.

And hoo boy do we have a ton of new Solo information from Entertainment weekly.

Check out those new images we talk about here: http://ew.com/movies/2018/02/07/solo-a-star-wars-story-pictures-deep-dive/

JOKE [40:50]

 

We have a couple jokes from Chris from Star Wars Kidscast this week!

Why was Poe Dameron the one to call General Hux?

Why do Fathiers only eat soft, mushy food?

 

Q&A COUNCIL [42:25]

 

First, we have some ideas about what’s in that train and who owns it.

Then we go back in time three years and listen to a bit of our very first episode.

OUTRO [56:35]

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CotF Reaction Corps - Solo Teasers

February 6, 2018

It's our reaction to those two Solo teasers! Join us as we talk all about Han, Lando, Qi'ra, Val, Beckett and that singer/dancer who looks to have a golden pacifier in her mouth. 

Before we go through the teasers, we take a look at the teaser posters.

Then we watch through the Super Bowl commercial and the minute-long teaser that came out the next morning. 

So yeah. Tons of fun. Beautiful stuff. Looking forward to it! 

What do you think? 

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Children of the Force #96 - Han Clone-o

January 30, 2018

This week, we have a pretty basic episode. Nothing special here. But it's still fun. We're talking bounty hunters, The Last Jedi novelization and more! Check out our website for a better show guide with video, images and links: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2018/01/31/episode-96-han-clone-o/

MARVELY STUFF [0:40]

We’re all watching through the Marvel Cinematic Universe movies. The kids haven’t seen most of them, so I thought it was high time to watch them all so we can be ready for Infinity War.

MAILBAG – BOUNTY HUNTERS [3:35]

Christina sent us an email asking about bounty hunters. So we do!

NEWS [21:00]

Some exciting news via the Star Wars show about Rian Johnson working with Jason Fry to add new scenes to The Last Jedi novelization. 

JOKE [30:45] 

What do the crystal foxes do with their phones?

STUMP THE LUMP [32:15]

Liam has a couple questions for us from Bomber Command:

What’s the name of those frog things that Hutts eat?
How many bombs are in the bomb bay of the Resistance bombers?

OUTRO [34:00]

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