08: Star Wars - The Force Awakens
Welcome to Episode 8 of Vicarious! This episode, we talk about Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens. Also, stay tuned after the end music for a few minutes of bonus Star Wars chat.
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Show Notes 0:10 - Spiderman 2 - Doc Oc "Power of the sun" 0:55 - Star Wars: The Force Awakens: One Record It Won't Break 3:14 - Star Wars Teaser Trailer 3:50 - Oscar Isaac 4:26 - Kylo Ren 4:34 - Grandma's Boy 4:58 - Kylo Ren's Lightsaber hilt 5:40 - Carrie Fisher 6:06 - Editor's Note: Bryn is making a joke in reference to Carrie Fisher’s past drug addictions. 6:35 - "Finn" 8:14 - Star Wars: A New Hope 8:22 - Alderaan 8:58 - Endor 9:32 - Girls TV Series 10:08 - Rey 11:00 - Editor’s Note: Josh is referring to when Luke is left on a desert planet in Star Wars: Episode IV. 14:30 - Star Wars: Episode I – The Phantom Menace 15:18 - Poe Dameron 15:40 - Wedge Antilles 16:45 - Starkiller Base 17:48 - Lawrence Kasdan 18:08 - 'Star Wars Episode 7' Spoilers: Major 'Force Awakens' Script Leaks Reveal Full Plot, Character, Cast Details?
18:56 - Snoke 19:20 - Editor's Note: Marshall is referring to when Kylo Ren hits himself on a wound during the end lightsaber battle. 20:30 - Thanos 20:38 - Maz Kanata 20:53 - Prometheus 21:01 - Tenome, the Pan’s Labyrinth character with “eye hands” 21:38 - Emperor Palpatine 21:58 - Holoprojector 24:18 - Editor's Note: Marshall is referring to the miniature models used to create certain scenes with little or no CGI. 26:20 - Grievous 26:38 - Jakku 27:00 - Which Characters Have Force Sensitivity in The Force Awakens? 29:36 - Editor's Note: Josh is referring to a scene in the original trilogy where Luke and Leia kiss, even though they are brother and sister. 29:45 - Editor's Note: Josh is now blushing at his terrible, terrible joke. 32:13 - Billie Lourd (Carrie Fisher’s daughter) 32:38 - Jack Ü (also known as Skrillex and Diplo) 33:40 - Ahch-To 34:10 - Editor’s Note: Bryn is referring to when Luke is found on a desert planet in Star Wars: Episode IV. 37:39 - Qui-Gon Jinn 37:43 - Padmé Amidala 37:45 - Obi-Wan Kenobi 37:50 - Anakin Skywalker 38:07 - Yoda 39:43 - Editor’s Note: In fiction, a MacGuffin (sometimes McGuffin or maguffin) is a plot device in the form of some goal, desired object, or other motivator that the protagonist pursues, often with little or no narrative explanation. ( https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/MacGuffin) 40:45 - Prometheus 44:27 - Jizz 44:42 - South Park - Wiener Song - Game of Thrones 45:05 - IMAX's New Laser Projectors Make Me Wish I Lived In a Movie Theater 46:55 - Star Destroyer 49:38 - Andy Serkis 49:41 - Lupita (Maz Kanata) 49:57 - Twelve Years a Slave 49:59 - Chiwetel Ejiofor 50:06 - Baron Mordo from Doctor Strange 50:08 - BB-8 50:26 - Jar-Jar Binks 50:50 - R2-D2 51:15 - C-3PO 37:39 - Qui-Gon Jinn 51:40 - BB-8 toy by Sphero 52:39 - TARS from Interstellar 56:42 - Darth Maul 59:28 - Bechdel test 01:01:24 - Star Wars Leaks Sub Reddit 01:01:36 - An album of stills from the Rey's vision quest. 01:02:08 - Cloud City 01:02:42 - Subtle laws of wands from Harry Potter 01:04:12 - Lightsaber crystal 01:05:22 - Photo of potential lightsaber on Rey’s back 01:06:18 - Double-bladed lightsaber 01:07:18 - Darth Plagueis' lightsaber 01:07:23 - Palpatine 01:10:10 - Lord of the Rings 01:11:44 - Editor’s Note: Deus ex machina is an unexpected power or event saving a seemingly hopeless situation, especially as a contrived plot device in a play or novel. 01:14:12 - Editor’s Note: Marshall is referring to a scene where Han Solo is confronted by two gangs in his ship. 01:19:35 - Death Star Explosions Comparison 01:19:46 - Vulcan planet destroyed 01:21:39 - Back to the Future instant pizza 01:22:30 - Warcraft Official Trailer 01:24:47 - Jonathan Nolan reveals why a ‘Batman Begins’ trailer scene wasn’t in the movie