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‘Andor’ Episode 6 Instant Reactions, and Big MCU Delays

The Midnight Boys discuss the latest series from the Star Wars franchise and the search for a new ‘Blade’ director

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‘Andor’ Just Brought a Thrilling Heist Movie to Our TVs

The midseason finale further upped the ante for the Rebellion, showing us what ‘Star Wars’ peak performance looks like

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The Most Exciting (and Baffling) Movies of Award Season

Plus, the genius of ‘Andor’ and discussing the best movies at the New York Film Festival

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Ebon Moss-Bachrach on ‘Andor’ Episode 5

Plus, Chris and Andy share their thoughts on ‘The Rings of Power’

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‘Andor’ Does More (For the ‘Star Wars’ Universe) With Less

Even as it illuminates Cassian’s backstory, the latest ‘Star Wars’ series expands beyond its namesake and avoids the pitfalls of past prequels and spinoffs

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‘Reservation Dogs’ Creator Sterlin Harjo on the Season Finale

Plus, breaking down ‘Andor’ Episode 4 and the bad reviews for ‘Blonde’

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‘Andor’ Episode 4 Breakdown: Enter the Empire

If the triple premiere explained who might make up the Rebels’ rank and file—and why they would be motivated to put their lives on the line—"Aldhani" starts to supply the "how" and "where" of the burgeoning movement

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‘Andor’ Season Premiere Instant Reactions

The Midnight Boys discuss Disney+’s new ‘Star Wars’ series

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The ‘Andor’ Triple Premiere Makes ‘Star Wars’ Feel Fresh

Tony Gilroy’s prequel to a prequel is an unlikely candidate to break the mold, but the ground-level look at life in the galaxy is already broadening the definition of what ‘Star Wars’ TV can be

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‘Andor’ Creator Tony Gilroy on the ‘Star Wars’ Show We’ve Been Waiting For

The guys also discuss ‘Rogue One’ and how it influenced the new Disney+ series

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What Kind of Alien Textures Will Diego Luna Get to Touch in ‘Andor’?

"The texture of Jabba is something I need to discover," Diego Luna said in 2016 while promoting ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story.’ Ahead of ‘Andor,’ it’s time to ponder what other creatures Cassian might get to caress throughout the prequel series.

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‘Andor’ Ushers in a Grittier, More Grounded ‘Star Wars’ Era

Tony Gilroy’s ‘Rogue One’ prequel has the potential to be the most mature ‘Star Wars’ ever seen on screen, rekindling a 45-year debate about the franchise’s target audience

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The ‘Rogue One’ Rewatch and ‘House of the Dragon’ Thoughts

Plus, ranking the entire ‘Star Wars’ canon in anticipation for the premiere of ‘Andor’

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The 2005 Upside-Down Movie Draft

Sean, Amanda, and Chris Ryan pick their faves and foil their pals in an upside-down draft of the movies from 2005

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‘Better Call Saul’ S6E11, Plus the ‘Andor’ Trailer, and ‘Industry’ Is Back

Chris and Andy talk about this week’s episode of ‘Better Call Saul,’ which features two very important cameos

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ and the Importance of Scrutinizing Sci-Fi and Fantasy Stories

Genre stories like the latest ‘Star Wars’ series are today’s dominant fictional narratives. It’s not a slight to subject them to impassioned analysis or critical inquiry; it’s a sign of respect.

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 6 Deep Dive

Mal and Joanna discuss the finale, Leia’s involvement in the season, and fandom as a whole

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Jon Snow Returns and the Letdown of ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi.’ Plus, Jeremy Allen White on His Exciting New Show, ‘The Bear.’

Chris and Andy talk about the news that a ‘Game of Thrones’ Jon Snow sequel series is in the works and what that could look like

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Embraced the Prequels. Disney Still Doesn’t Understand Them.

The latest ‘Star Wars’ series managed to rehabilitate George Lucas’s prequels while still overlooking the more youthful qualities that earned the prequels so much nostalgia in the first place

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Finale Breakdown: Hello There, Goodbye

As Obi-Wan and Darth Vader square off for a second time in almost as many episodes and the walls close in around the little Skywalkers, a feeling that the future controls all is hard to shake

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The Best John Williams Theme

Dave, Joanna, and Neil discuss the work of one of the most important figures in ‘Star Wars’

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 5 Deep Dive 

Mal and Joanna take a trip back to Coruscant and dive deep into this new episode and the major themes and revelations within

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 5 Instant Reaction

Plus, discussing Lady Gaga’s potential involvement in Todd Phillips’s ‘Joker’ sequel

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part 5 Breakdown: No Lightsaber, No Problem

The penultimate episode can’t quite make us forget that everything will work out in the long run, but it provides plenty of diversions in the form of long-awaited reveals

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The ‘Stranger Things’ vs. ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Value War

Julia Alexander of Parrot Analytics joins Matt to discuss the record-breaking opening week for ‘Stranger Things,’ the series’ competition with ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ and the most valuable properties in streaming

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 4 Deep Dive

Mal and Jo are also joined by head writer Joby Harold to talk about the challenges of bringing this series to life

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The Shake-Up At Disney, ‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ and Gail Simmons on This Season of ‘Top Chef’

Chris and Andy break down how the departure of Disney executive Peter Rice could affect the brand’s streaming plans moving forward

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 4 Instant Reactions, the ‘Black Adam’ Trailer, and the ‘Joker’ Sequel

The Midnight Boys discuss the high jinks that went down at the Inquisitors’ base and whether Obi-Wan is getting his groove back with the Force

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Part 4 Breakdown: Springing Some Leaks

On the heels of last week’s momentous Part 3, the shortest episode to date moves at a hurried pace and faces extra pressure to set up the series’ presumed climactic run-in

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 3 Deep Dive

Why did Darth Vader choose Mustafar as his seat?

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi’ Episode 3 Instant Reaction

The Midnight Boys also address the racist backlash that has been thrown at Moses Ingram

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‘Obi-Wan Kenobi,’ Part 3 Breakdown: Something Wicked This Way Comes

What’s old in ‘Star Wars’ is new again, as a fabled foe arrives ahead of schedule, and the Jedi who will one day teach Luke to control his fear can’t contain his own