Episode 346 – Defending Star Wars with Siskel and Ebert

In May of 1983, as the Rebels battled the evil Empire on movie screens, film critics Gene Siskel and Roger Ebert battled the Palpatine of critics, John Simon on TV screens!  Join us as we examine this epic showdown about Return of the Jedi and discover that the debate they have is nothing new and has never left us!  PLUS : we explore the amazing history of Siskel and Ebert reviewing Star Wars and how they learned to not only love the saga but champion all of it’s unique qualities! 

So take the kids to Tender Mercies, celebrate the love and listen today!  

WATCH THE SISKEL AND EBERT STAR WARS REVIEWS HERE: https://youtube.com/playlist?list=PLnkOCZDl_Isv8EeBdp60Ss3X6nURvf9ZG