Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast

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Hosted by podcasting veterans Jason Swank and Jimmy Mac, Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars Podcast provides information and entertainment to an ever-growing worldwide audience of STAR WARS fans. From the animated CLONE WARS and REBELS series to the highly anticipated sequel films, Rebel Force Radio puts you on the front lines of fandom. Featuring interviews, commentary, news, reviews, contests, giveaways, and much more from a galaxy far, far away.

Episodes

Rebel Force Radio: December 2, 2016  

With two weeks until ROGUE ONE hits theaters, we are gathering early intel from those who have actually seen footage from the film. We have a nice report from the ROGUE ONE “Black Carpet” event in Mexico City along with other insider tidbits of information about the first-ever stand-alone STAR WARS film. Last week, RFR asked Anthony Breznican “The Kenobi Question” that caused shock waves to ripple across the internet and we roundup all the coverage. We have 10 copies of Carrie Fisher’s new tell-all “The Princess Diarist” to give away to you! This is THE book you have been hearing about where Carrie reveals all the details of her tryst with Harrison Ford aka “The Carrison Affair”. Listen to hear our review of the book, along with audiobook highlights from Carrie herself, and learn how you can qualify to win a copy of “The Princess Diarist” courtesy of Penguin Random House and RFR. Plus, we talk about all the breaking ROGUE ONE news including our first glimpse of Tarkin and more.

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E9  

Hondo Ohnaka returns to save the day (and the show) this week on STAR WARS REBELS.  In "The Wynkahthu Job", the Ghost crew has to work together with Hondo and Asmorigan to locate and loot an adrift Imperial freighter. Joining us to discuss this episode and season 3 of Rebels in general is film director and RFR Council member Kyle Newman

Rebel Force Radio: November 25, 2016  

Anthony Breznican (@Breznican) joins us to talk ROGUE ONE and his latest round of reports for Entertainment Weekly. Anthony gives us his insight into the characters and story of ROGUE ONE, plus interesting perspective from behind-the-scenes, including the late change-up in composers, expansion of Bodhi Rook's presence, and the return of Darth Vader. Plus, we continue our review of J.J. Abrams fresh commentary track for STAR WARS: THE FORCE AWAKENS and more

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E8  

"Iron Squadron" introduces a new group of young rebels to the Ghost crew as Grand Admiral Thrawn continues to pull the strings in the shadows. Writer/producer and RFR council member F.J. DeSanto joins us at the Declassfied roundtable to discuss this latest episode of STAR WARS REBELS. 

Rebel Force Radio: November 18, 2016  

Ralph McQuarrie, one of the earliest influences on the overall look of Star Wars, is a man whose influence cannot be denied. Brandon Alinger, co-author of "Star Wars Art: Ralph McQuarrie" joins us to talk about the book itself and the rich Star Wars universe Ralph developed alongside George Lucas. Plus, we review the hot new release of Star Wars: The Force Awakens 3D Blu-Ray Collectors Edition, including the deleted scenes, bonus featurettes and J.J. Abrams commentary. And, listen in to see if you are the winner of an incredible Tantrum Cases Star Wars iPhone Case! 

Rebel Force Radio: November 12, 2016  

The Rancho Obi-Wan Gala 2016 was last weekend and Jimmy Mac was there. This week, Jason grills Jimmy about his visit to northern California including a side-trip to Lucasfilm headquarters and a blow-by-blow account of everything that went down at the Gala, including tons of stories from behind-the-scenes. Hear about everything that happened and all of the STAR WARS celebs in attendance. Plus, we break down highlights from the ROGUE ONE international trailer, a Lucas Museum update, discussion about the upcoming HAN SOLO standalone, a Billy Dee blast from the past, and ask the question: Do Star Destroyers park in the Death Star? 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E7  

The action heats up on Concord Dawn in latest ep of STAR WARS REBELS, "Imperial Super Commandos". The information about Sabine's mysterious past continues to trickle very slowly and this week, we received a little more thanks to the main Mando, Gar Saxon. We discuss the possible identity of Sabine's mother, the history of the Mandalorians and more with a great panel of our amazing Patreon Patriots. Joining Jason, Jimmy, Spencer and Tyler the Intern are faithful RFR listeners "E", Ron, and a cast of thousands. 

Star Wars Oxygen: Vol. 36  

We discuss the final tracks of the Revenge of the Sith soundtrack including the dramatic conclusion of the film and the extended End Credits.. Plus David reveals the top 10 most used tracks from the entire saga and more.

Rebel Force Radio: October 28, 2016  

We are scarier than usual here at RFR as we welcome Halloween to the STAR WARS universe. Legendary STAR WARS author and pillar of the fan community, our bud Steve Sansweet joins us IN THE CANTINA to talk about Rancho Obi-Wan, ROGUE ONE, and more. We review the latest ROGUE ONE commercial from Duracell and look for clues about the upcoming film. News headlines include the recent Donald Glover Lando casting announcement, a Daisy Ridley update, and info about THE FORCE AWAKENS 3D BluRay release, along with discussion about Rey’s TFA “Forceback”. Plus, an opportunity for you to win an incredible STAR WARS phone case from Tantrum Cases, listener voice mail and much more.

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E6  

It's a showdown between a Separatist Tactical Battle Droid, a leader of the Republic Clone Army, and pair of Jedi warriors. What's this? An episode of Star Wars: The Clone Wars? Not quite, but this episode of STAR WARS REBELS provides a bit of closure to the famed galactic Clone Wars when an isolated battalion of battle droids are discovered by Kanan, Ezra, and Captain Rex igniting "The Last Battle". Joining Jimmy, Jason and Spencer at the roundtable is Jovial Jay Shepard from Jedi Journals and the Random Chatter Podcast Network. 

Rebel Force Radio: October 21, 2016  

As we continue our review of the final full trailer for ROGUE ONE, we turn the spotlight onto the RFR audience by featuring your voice mails and feedback. We hear and comment on your thoughts, opinions, expectations and speculation about the upcoming STAR WARS spin-off film. Plus, more rumors and reports from the ROGUE ONE reshoots and post-production, we listen to the music from the trailer, and we argue about Darth Vader's red lenses. 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E5  

Hera takes center spotlight in the Ryloth based "Hera's Heroes". Reuniting with her father Cham Syndulla, Hera goes on a personal mission to her homeworld to take back what belongs to her family. Joining us for this week's Roundtable is tech expert/author David Sparks from MacSparky.com. 

Rebel Force Radio: October 14, 2016  

The final ROGUE ONE trailer was released this week and it dominates our conversation on RFR. Join us as we go through the trailer shot-by-shot and make educated, and some not-so-educated predictions, wild guesses, and observations about the upcoming film. Oh, and we've got some opinions and expectations too! Plus, ABC News correspondent and STAR WARS fan Clayton Sandell joins us In The Cantina to talk about his fandom on both a personal and professional level. And Clayton has a lot to say about that new ROGUE ONE trailer too. Anticipation for ROGUE ONE has been hyper-charged with the release of this new trailer and we are less than two months away from the premiere. Ramp up your excitement with RFR! 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E4  

"The Antilles Extraction" features the Star Wars Rebels debut of fan favorite Wedge Antilles. But there is much more to this episode and RFR is hear to break it all down for you at our Rebels Roundtable. Joining us this week is Tyler "The Intern" Westhause as we discuss the development of Sabine and her place among the Mandolorians, Agent Kallus's wavering loyality to The Empire, and of course, the cult of Wedge. 

Star Wars Oxygen: Vol. 35  

Return to Revenge of the Sith with Star Wars Oxygen! We finally return to reviewing John William's rich and dynamic soundtrack for Episode III. Picking up where we left off about a year ago in volumes 21-23, we dig deep into the music that accompanied Anakin's transformation to evil.  Tracks like "Padme's Ruminations", "Anakin's Betrayal" and "Anakin's Dark Deeds" get the full analytical treatment from David Collins. Plus, David updates us on his Attack of the Clones Theme Tracker and more. 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E2  

Darth Maul returns to STAR WARS REBELS in "The Holocrons Of Fate" to cause more problems for the Rebellion.  This episode features revelations and challenges for the crew of The Ghost and expands Ezra's control of The Force. Plus the conclusion has mega-implications on the direction the series will be taking moving forward.  Joining our regular crew this week are some of our RFR Patreon Patriots - Listeners who support the show to help us grow and stay on the air.  Tyler the Intern joins us too with some impressive Darth Maul knowledge as we dig deep into this most impressive episode of Rebels season three. 

Rebel Force Radio: September 30, 2016  

Dave Filoni joins us to talk about season 3 of Star Wars Rebels, including deep discussions about Ezra's use of The Dark Side, the introduction of Thrawn and The Bendu, and Kanan's troubling self doubt. We also clear up recent internet speculation about Dave's ongoing involvement in STAR WARS REBELS and we learn more about the show's current supervising director Justin Ridge. Plus, we talk to Dave about Darth Maul, McQuarrie's spiders, Y-Wings, Agent Kallus and more.  Hang with us as we follow Dave from the office to the car and spend some quality time with our "Star Wars Oracle" throughout two interviews on one show! Any time Filoni joins us, you know it's appointment listening. Plus, listener voicemail and more this week on RFR. 

Star Wars Rebels: Declassified S3E1  

REBELS RETURN! We welcome back STAR WARS REBELS with a return to The Roundtable for an in depth discussion about the Season 3 premiere "Steps Into Shadow". From the introduction of new characters like Governor Pryce and of course, Grand Admiral Thrawn, to Ezra's continued desire to tap into the power of the Dark Side, we talk about it all. Joining us is our regular "third wheel" - Star Wars artist and Rebels expert Spencer Brinkerhoff III. And Kyle Newman even jumps into the conversation to throw down his opinions on The Bendu and a spirited debate about the balance of The Force.

Rebel Force Radio: September 23, 2016  

From Desplat to Giacchino, David Collins (STAR WARS OXYGEN) joins us to provide his take on the recent change of composers for ROGUE ONE. We dig deep beneath Audio highlights of Disney's Bob Iger's most recent comments about ROGUE ONE and the future of the franchise.  Mark Hamill talked about THE FORCE AWAKENS at a marketing event in Cleveland and our microphones were there! Hear what Mark had to say about TFA.  We also hear from Lupita Nyong'o who checked in with Ellen to address rumors about her participation in EPISODE VIII, We review recent broadcasts of the STAR WARS SAGA on TNT, and give THE PHANTOM MENACE a little love while looking  back at the dark times that preceded the Prequel era. Plus, more of your great voicemail, we look forward to the season premiere of STAR WARS REBELS and more. 

Rebel Force Radio: September 16, 2016  

In surprising breaking news, composer Michael Giacchino has signed on to take over the ROGUE ONE soundtrack duties, replacing Alexandre Desplat. We discuss the implications of this move, why it happened, and how it will affect the final film. More ROGUE ONE collectibles have been revealed and we look at them closely for clues about the upcoming movie. Plus, the latest EPISODE VIII updates, STAR WARS box office, Vader's red eyes, lots of listener voice mail, and more. 

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