Welcome to episode 83 of Starships, Sabers, and Scoundrels: Death Stars and Trench Runs. On this episode, the Scoundrels dive into a lot of coverage of Daisy Ridley as she promotes Ophelia. Since they are taking about Daisy, they then turn to Rey and her development over the course of The Force Awakens and The Last Jedi.
Star Wars News – LEGO Creations and Sith Troopers
After some introductory comments, the Scoundrels turn to the news. This week’s topics include:
A comment from Daisy Ridley on Rey’s parents,
Brie Larson – the Jedi and Star Wars fan,
The introduction of the Sith Trooper,
Sith Trooper merchandise at San Diego Comic Con,
Other Star Wars and Lucasfilm events at San Diego Comic Con, and
A giant LEGO creation featuring the trench run on the Death Star.
Death Stars and Trench Runs
In the “Hyperthetical” segment, Dennis, Jay, and Taxus compare and contrast the Rebel attacks on the Death Stars from A New Hope and Return of the Jedi. They discuss:
The impact of Luke using the Force during the trench run,
Which battle was more impressive,
Their favorite moments from each attack on the Death Star,
The story elements of the trench run, and
The impact of John Williams’s music during each scene.