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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Children of the Force #95 - With Special Guests, Evan and Wyatt!

January 24, 2018

This week, we sit down with patrons and friends, Evan and Wyatt! As always, head on over to our website to see the full show guide with videos, images, and links: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2018/01/24/episode-95-with-special-guests-evan-and-wyatt/

But before all that, we thank Chris from Star Wars Kidscast for becoming a patron of the show over on patreon.com/childrenoftheforce

And we fill you all in on the newest parent/child(ren) Star Wars podcast, Tatooine Suns!

STAR WARSY STUFF [6:15]

Liam’s reading Bomber Command! I’m reading Canto Bight!

NEWS [8:50]

A Solo trailer? When? Where? Who knows?

The Rebels mid-season trailer was released.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-jWIDwq44ZI

The Last Jedi’s Target blu-ray release sounds awesome.

And The Last Jedi has four Oscar nominations!

A CONVERSATION WITH EVAN AND WYATT [14:30]

Join us for a discussion with Evan and Wyatt, which ranges from lightsaber construction to toys to Legos to the prequels.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mS9LDw2eiGg

STUMP THE LUMP! [40:30]

What planet is the Resistance base on in The Force Awakens and at the beginning of The Last Jedi? Bonus: What system is it in?

And Wyatt adds a couple of his own stumpers.

JOKE [43:05]

Anna has a meme. Go see it over at www.childrenoftheforce.com

A CONVERSATION WITH EVAN [45:10]

In which we talk about The Last Jedi, religion, bloodlines and more.

OUTRO [1:10:40]

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Children of the Force #94 - Nick Goes to The Last Jedi BAFTA Premiere!

January 16, 2018

This week we’re talking to Nick from London all about his trip to the BAFTA premiere of The Last Jedi and that question he asked Mark Hamill! Check it out here: https://youtu.be/zBCLRR43iek

And of course, we also talk with Nick all about The Last Jedi.

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Children of the Force #93 - The First Reydi

January 9, 2018

We're back! This week, we listen to a couple more voicemails, talk The Last Jedi, Han Solo, expectations and more! As always, check out our website for our show guide, which includes images and video, at: https://childrenoftheforce.com/2018/01/09/episode-93-the-first-reydi/

We start the episode by talking with our new Jar Jar alarm clock.

VOICEMAILS [3:35]

Michal sent us a great voicemail where she tells us how to say “May the Force be with you,” in Hebrew! Thanks Michal!

Kat sent us her thoughts on The Last Jedi, which causes us to have all sorts of conversations about the theme of failure, pacing, humor… and even to come up with a theory about the death of Force-ghost Anakin in Episode IX.

STAR WARSY STUFF [29:15]

We saw The Last Jedi for a third time over the break.

The kids had a Star Wars-filled New Years Eve party.

I read The Legends of Luke Skywalker and The Last Jedi Visual Dictionary. I loved one, and didn’t really like the other one.

Is there an Obi-Wan movie in the works? 

NEWS [43:55]

John Williams is writing Han Solo’s theme for Solo.

The Last Jedi is the highest domestic grossing film of 2017.

RON HOWARD SHARES STUFF ON TWITTER AND INSTAGRAM [50:50]

A race car and acid wash jeans? 

CANON NEWS [52:40]

What’s the deal with Snoke’s ring? And who are the four sages of Dwartii?

JOKE [59:35]

Are you ready for an awful knock-knock joke about Naboo?

STUMP THE LUMP! [1:00:15]

How many Praetorian Guards were there in The Last Jedi?

OUTRO [1:01:35]

Thanks for listening! Send us a voicemail or email us at forcechildren@gmail.com if you want to take part in the discussion or just give us some feedback. Thanks!

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