In this second part of our look at The Force Awakens, we discuss character development, especially regarding the primary hero (Rey) and protagonist (Kylo Ren). Is Rey too powerful? Is Kylo a compelling villain? Join us for a look at these questions and more, here on The Outer Rim!
Now that most of you have gotten a chance to see Reistance, what did you think? Does it meet expectations? Does it leave you wanting more, or is it just left wanting? Join Andrea, Fred, and Erik as they take a look at the first third of the season!
Bob Iger took responsibility for some mistakes made with the scheduling and pacing of Star Wars releases, but is there really a problem? Are we getting too much too fast? Is it better to wait, or is one film per year a good pace? We discuss all this and more on this week's Outer Rim!
We go back to where it all started! When's the last time you heard us sit down and focus on the original Star Wars film, A New Hope? Why does it still resonate today? What important elements do we sometimes still overlook? Don't miss this episode of The Outer Rim as we go all the way back to the beginning!
Timothy Zahn's latest novel, Thrawn: Alliances, bounces back and forth between the prequel era and the original trilogy. How does it hold up compared to other recent novels? Is this new coverage of Thrawn worth your time? Join us to find out!
This week we take on the final flim in the prequel trilogy, Revenge of the Sith. Which moments did we think were the best and worst across the prequels? And what was perhaps the biggest moral dilemma across the entire saga? Find out on this episode of The Outer Rim!
Should Lucasfilm focus on lower-budget, character-driven films? Or should they just keeping pushing forward the way they've been doing? As we're catching up on our back log of episodes, we take a look at some of the post-Solo fallout. Don't miss this episode of The Outer Rim!
How does Attack of the Clones hold up to the other prequels? Why is it Erik's favorite? And more importantly, what is Mon Mothma's connection to Hoth? Tune in to this episode of The Outer Rim to find out!
This week we take a look at The Phantom Menace, then Andrea and Fred make Erik give a spontaneous movie pitch with a slight pitch that might have changed the entire saga. Don't miss this episode of The Outer Rim! UPDATE: Please be warned that we do touch on some spoilers from Solo: A Star Wars Story.
The percentage of people shouting at each other on Twitter does not represent the percentage of fans who are truly enjoying their passion for Star Wars. So how to we continue to celebrate Star Wars in the midst of all this chaos? We believe there's a positive path forward, and that's what map out for you in this episode of The Outer Rim. We also take a look at fan debates that won't die (Ewoks, midichlorians, who shot first, etc.), and Andrea & Fred give Erik a crazy idea and force him to...
Solo failed to meet projections, but is it actually a failure? If so, how does this affect the future of Star Wars? Fred joins Andrea and Erik to discuss the film's performance on this episode of The Outer Rim.
Erik and Andrea are traveling back to The Outer Rim, and we want you to join us! That's right, we're spinning off from Echo Base and bringing you discussions on all kinds of Star Wars-related topics! In this episode, we discuss rebooting the show, and we give a spoiler-filled analysis of Solo (don't worry, we give plenty of spoiler warnings first!).