For 25 years, Star Wars fans have asked one question : why did Luke scream like the Emperor in just the 1997 Special Edition and then it disappeared forever?! In this very important episode of Blast Points, we have the answer to that question and the person responsible is not who you think it is! Join us as we unravel this mystery and discuss some of the other strange audio changes in the Empire Strikes Back Special Edition. PLUS : listener Luke screams AND the big news for our upcoming panel we will a part of at Star Wars Celebration Anaheim! So, fall into a bottomless pit, listen today and celebrate the love!
If there’s one thing we love as much as Star Wars movies & shows, it’s insane Star Wars documentaries! So this week we’re thrilled to finally be talking the legendary ANATOMY OF A DEWBACK! This documentary not only offered a look into the momentous creation of the CG Dewback BUT broke new ground on how films were advertised online! Join us as we talk Lucas’ sweet dewback dreams, pantyhose filters, and ask the immortal question if Stormtroopers are LAME-Os. PLUS : THE SHOCKING WEEK 2 OF SNOKETOBERFEST! Listen today and celebrate the love!
It’s our May the 4th Super Spectacular as we are so excited to talk about a video of an incredible live call-in show from Sacramento that happened in January 1997 all about the beloved Star Wars Special Edition! TV news hosts Walt and Mark take some mind warping, insane calls ranging from Star Wars fans dropping trivia and asking about toys and we’re going over every glorious second of it! Along the way there’s special appearances from Blast Points friends like The George Lucas, Rick McCallum and yes, even wild man Ben Burtt. Join us as we relive the magical Special Edition fever and learn just why Star Wars will always be THE BOMB.
So go meet up with David Prowse on Valentine’s Day, start your rent a tape video library and celebrate the love with Blast Points!
Watch the amazing video here: https://youtu.be/Tje2BUkdh0c
Check out Brandon Bird’s amazing artwork : http://brandonbird.com
After getting up at 5am to watch it, join Jason and Gabe as they finally get to talk about the first insane episode of THE MANDALORIAN! Are they still alive? What does it all mean and where could it be going next? And what does it have to do with Crocodile Dundee and Renesmee from Twilight? Listen today & celebrate the love, don’t you agree?!
PLUS: A new Star Wars Special Edition, Maclunkey & Granny Squadron hits Disney +!
Take a trip back to 1997 as Jason and Gabe remember all the hype, insanity and good times that was the Star Wars Special Edition. How many times did Jason see it in two days? Did Gabe discover anything new while watching the old VHS tape again? Just how much Taco Bell did they eat to get all those awesome little Star Wars kids meal toys?
Before that there’s Gabe’s thoughts on the Disney Star Wars Land & his one on one with E.T. after his recent trip to Orlando AND they both discuss the many, many possibilities of the Episode 8 title, THE LAST JEDI!
So get comfy, grab your Ronto action figure and celebrate the love with BLAST POINTS!
May the Force be with you, always.