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The Weekly Stuff Podcast #243 – Revisiting Star Wars: Episode V – The Empire Strikes Back
It’s time for another episode of The Weekly Stuff Podcast with Jonathan Lack & Sean Chapman, a weekly audio show that explores the worlds of film, television, and video games. You can subscribe for free in iTunes by following this link.
This week, we return to the world ofStar Wars in our ongoing series of in-depth retrospectives on the original six films, this time arriving at the best and most iconic Episode of them all: The Empire Strikes Back, a sequel that not only defined much of what we now think of as Star Wars, but created a sequel template that countless Hollywood franchises have since followed. For as widely appreciated and discussed as the film is, there is still a lot to learn from and discover about this great movie, something we strive to do in this discussion. Jonathan also gives his final thoughts on the Splatoon 2 Octo Expansion, Sean talks a bit more about catching up with Rise of the Tomb Raider, and we cover a few pieces of stray entertainment news to round out the show.
Intro: 0:00:00 – 0:02:45
Stuff: 0:02:45 – 0:39:58
News: 0:39:58 – 0:53:28
The Empire Strikes Back: 0:53:28 – 2:54:42
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