In this latest chapter of our long running series based on JW Rinzler’s incredible SOUNDS OF STAR WARS book, we are going over the unique and exciting sound of REVENGE OF THE SITH! It’s a film where madman genius Ben Burtt took the sound highway to the crazy zone while simultaneously knowing exactly where to hold back. Join us as we go over it all from giggling Buzz Droids to exploding volcano sounds!
PLUS : a special spotlight on the unsung heroes of the film sound : the foley artists! Who did the foley on the prequels and how was it done? Listen and find out!
So, call your Boga on the phone, celebrate the love and listen today!
This week we are tackling an extremely important Star Wars topic – what happens at the 100 minute mark of the Star Wars films? Just like the films themselves, they’re all a little different but they all that thar certain type of galaxy far far away magic. What happens in them, how are they alike and what is our ranking of them? It’s a Star Wars topic that’ll have you viewing the films and counting numbers in a whole new way!
PLUS : the dramatic return of everyone’s favorite pickled celebration, SNOKETOBERFEST!
So get out that wax paper, celebrate the love and listen today!
Star Wars movies contain many rich traditions like operatic storytelling, faster and more intense action, explosions, and gorgeous dialogue free end scenes that soar with music and end the film with an epic exclamation point! Join us as we look at these scenes and rank our own personal top 12 Star Wars cinematic ending scenes! What do we agree on? Where do our opinions split? What’s our different number one picks? Will a Star Wars movie ever end with a blooper reel? So, dance around, give an Ewok an hug and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
In the 15 years since it’s release, Matthew Stover’s Revenge of the Sith novelization has become not just a cult favorite but one of the best pieces of Star Wars literature ever made! Join us this week as we look at why that is, why Stover’s “internal not external” approach fits ROTS so well, how the novel’s heart changed with the film’s reshoots and so much more!! What dream Star Wars story did Stover once tell Jason about? What one scene in the book does Gabe wish was in the movie? Why is Revenge of the Sith so important now more then ever? It’s SithMania in this action packed episode! It’s Sith season so celebrate the love & listen today!
By the time of Revenge of the Sith, the digital dream of the prequels finally existed and the movie was able to reach the limits of George Lucas and the art department’s imaginations. With the manta of “go wild”, the concept team designed what was at the time the final installment of the Skywalker saga’s most ambitious episode yet. Join us as we take a fun filled, action packed look at JW Rinzler’s genius 2005 art book, the unique look of ROTS, some creative roads not taken, and how the concepts of ROTS continue to echo into all of modern Star Wars!
PLUS : more more more SNOKETOBERFEST!
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EXPLOSIONS! We’ve done some research and discovered Star Wars is actually all about explosions! There are hundreds explosions in the Star Wars saga and we’re talking our top 3 from each film & discussing their size, sound & feeling. It’s a totally serious episode about a serious topic and explosions is the word that you heard. What explosions are the ultimate from each film? Listen and find out! PLUS : Star Wars Celebration Chicago is just weeks away and we are freaking out. Episode IX panel! What could happen? The return of Ahmed Best! Listener reviews & more!So ask Plo Koon about Young Guns Too and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!
Join Jason & Gabe as they go back to the wild world of Star Wars prequel hype and the bizarre marriage of Star Wars and MTV! They’re talking everything from Duel of The Fates being a hot TRL chart topper to the huge Skywalker Ranch mid 2000s star studded parties for AOTC & ROTS! Most important of all, they go over the infamous Star Wars interviews with rapper and No Limit Records founder, Master P. Hear him ask Hayden about a lizard, his relationship with Natalie and the mind blowing George “John” Lucas / Master P conversation. In a world of awkward Lucas moments, this could be the all time champion.
As if that wasn’t enough, there’s Last Jedi talk, Han Solo movie chatter and excitement over the new series of Forces of Destiny shorts!!
So get on your lizard, believe in Star Wars and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!
Any interesting Star Wars stuff happening recently?? YIKES! Star Wars break ups and shake ups are going down & Jason & Gabe from BLAST POINTS are here to break it all down and try to make sense of it all. From the Han Solo movie’s interesting history, last year’s Celebration Europe panel, what movie in Ron Howard’s past may make him perfect for the job & more. Jason & Gabe debate what it all means for the galaxy far far away and why you maybe shouldn’t freak out.
PLUS, Lord & Miller aren’t the first folks whose Star Wars vision got swept away. Jason & Gabe look at the final chapters of Genndy Tartakovsky’s vastly underrated 2005 Clone Wars cartoon. What happened and why are these episodes so good? Join them as they do in depth on the chapters that led directly into Revenge of the Sith!
As if that wasn’t enough, Jason’s daughter Agnes interviews the author & illustrator of the new Jedi Academy kids books, Jarrett J. Krosoczka! From A New Class to the upcoming The Force Oversleeps, his books are amazing and Agnes asks him the hard hitting questions!
So grab bearded snake man, site creative differences, call Ron Howard and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!!