Rebel Force Radio: Star Wars
Rebel Force Radio: August 5, 2016

ROGUE ONE behind-the-scenes shakeup rumors resurface, STAR WARS 3D home video releases could be coming, Book review for STAR WARS AFTERMATH: LIFE DEBT, and "outrageous" Therapy Ewoks. Plus, George Lucas wants to buy a comic book...A very very expensive comic book, Lucas Museum opponents in Chicago insult STAR WARS fandom leading to another Jimmy Mac meltdown. Plus, RFR Slow and Tell, Dave Filoni remixed, and much more.

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__August_5_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 9:06pm CDT

Star Wars Oxygen Vol. 32: SWCE

David recaps Star Wars Celebration London with a full replay of his amazing panel "The Restored Music of The Empire Strikes Back".  Leaving no fan behind, RFR is the only place you can hear David's unforgettable presentation, recorded live at the Galaxy Stage in London's Excel Center. 

Direct download: RFR_SWOxygen032.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 6:56pm CDT

Rebel Force Radio: July 29, 2016

Young Han Solo, ROGUE ONE, and of course, STAR WARS EPISODE VIII are making news headlines these days and RFR is here to break it all down. This week, we’re hanging out with popular radio/media personality East Side Dave McDonald to talk STAR WARS news, fandom, and Sopranos tattoos. Aljon Go is back with a George Lucas sighting at Disneyland, we have more from Dave Filoni on the birth of the Rebellion and “Ahsoka’s Untold Tales”. We review Rian Johnson’s list of films that inspired the upcoming Episode VIII. Plus, star-studded young Han Solo auditions courtesy of Conan. And who will be our victim in this week’s segment of “RFR Slow and Tell”? Listen now and find out for yourself! 

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__July_29_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 9:06pm CDT

Star Wars Influences #18

He's the man who invented The Lightsaber. Oscar-Winning STAR WARS production designer Roger Christian joins Paul Bateman and Kyle Newman for an exclusive conversation about his career in film, his experiences working films such as STAR WARS and ALIEN, and working with George Lucas.  Check out this interview then read Roger's new book CINEMA ALCHEMIST, in stores now! 

Direct download: Star_Wars_Influences_18.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 5:21pm CDT

Rebel Force Radio: July 22, 2016

STAR WARS REBELS broke big news at Star Wars Celebration Europe with a massively successful panel and Season 3 trailer debut. We break it all down with our special in-studio guests, Aljon Go from Sorcerer Radio and RFR brother Billy Mac. Special guest Ashley Eckstein is "In The Cantina" to talk about SWCE and "Ahsoka's Lost Tales". "RFR Slow and Tell" is back. And, our wacky stories from the early years of Star Wars Celebration along with more from SWCE as we discuss all the panels, news and reveals to emerge from the convention.

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__July_22_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 1:50pm CDT

Star Wars Influences #17: SWCE with Dave Filoni

Paul Bateman spends time in the SWCE press room with Dave Filoni who gives us killer info about Star Wars Rebels Season 3, the evolution of Darth Maul, Kanan the blind Jedi, and the nature of The Force itself. When Filoni speaks, we listen! And this is simply you must hear for yourself. Paul also caught up with Sam Witwer to talk about the incorporation of EU/Legends characters into new canon. We talk about Alden Ehrenreich making his first-ever STAR WARS related public appearance and we give our first impressions on his potential as the future (young) Han Solo. Plus, Paul recounts his SWCE adventures including a review of the‪#‎CANTINA‬ concert and his hands-on experience with the next generation of immersive entertainment from Lucasfilm: ILMxLAB

Direct download: Star_Wars_Influences_17__SWCE_and_D.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 2:50pm CDT

Rebel Force Radio: July 16, 2016

The ROGUE ONE panel was the big highlight of day one of SWCE. Featuring the entire cast and showcasing a behind-the-scenes "sizzle" reel, this panel has driven fans into a frenzy. We review the footage shown shot-by-shot and break down every highlight of the revealing panel. RFR's bothan spy in London Paul Bateman saw the ROGUE ONE teaser trailer featuring Darth Vader that was screened exclusively for the panel audience. Paul gives us a detailed account of the trailer along with his review of SWCE day one in general. Plus, RFR Slow and Tell returns and much more! 

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__July_16_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 8:08pm CDT

Rebel Force Radio: July 1, 2016

In the wake of the huge ROGUE ONE details and images released by EW, reporter Anthony Breznican joins us to provide analysis, speculation, and information about the first spin-off STAR WARS STORY film coming this December. Anthony shares exclusive insight about the film's production and news about a potential traitor among the ranks of the ROGUE ONE rebellion. Listen to find out who we think it is!  And, Kyle Newman shares info about the latest project he’s attached to, RAIDERS! THE ADAPTATION. Plus, the fight for Lucas Museum in Chicago comes to a bitter end, James Cameron talks TFA, “RFR Slow And Tell”, and much more. 

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__July_1_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 4:00pm CDT

Star Wars Oxygen Vol. 31

John Williams was honored earlier this month with a lifetime achievement by the American Film Institute. Join us as we take you through the highlights from this star-studded ceremony. We'll hear from Harrison Ford, George Lucas and the maestro , John Williams himself. Plus, we provide all the commentary and analysis that STAR WARS OXYGEN is known for. It was an amazing event celebrating the career of an amazing individual. And the only time the AFI Lifetime Achievement Award was granted to a film composer - And rightfully so! 

Direct download: RFR_SWOxygen031.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 4:18pm CDT

Rebel Force Radio: June 24, 2016

ROGUE ONE character info and photos released by EW this week dominate our conversation, Forest Whitaker revealed as Saw Gerrera, Darth Vader's silver screen return confirmed, New info about The Emperor in the infamously shelved STAR WARS live-action TV show, Bob Iger talks about an Indiana Jones (re)boot, STAR WARS video game news, listener voice mail and more.

Direct download: Rebel_Force_Radio__June_24_2016.mp3
Category:Rebel Force Radio -- posted at: 4:53pm CDT