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205: Akane no Mai – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
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Westworld Episode 2.5

Violent Delights is a weekly podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.

On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and Dwayne deconstruct the fourth episode of Westworld‘s second season, Episode 2.5 “Akane no Mai,” as they ask, Will Maeve ever find her daughter? Does Teddy have the bluetongue? Where’s the best sushi joint in Shogunworld? AND…NO ELSIE THIS WEEK!!!…

Welcome to Shogun World.

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How The Kasdans’ Script Helped Ron Howard’s Approach To ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’
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Alden Ehrenreich is Han Solo and Joonas Suotamo is Chewbacca in SOLO: A STAR WARS STORY.

Solo: A Star Wars Story is the second of the Star Wars spinoffs. The films are a part of a larger anthology of stories that may not have Jedis but are still a part of the same universe. Directed by Ron Howard, the film follows the adventures of a young Han Solo (Alden Ehrenreich) as he navigates the dangerous criminal underworld. Along the way, he will make new friends like his future co-pilot Chewbacca (Joonas Suotamo) and the smooth gambler Lando Calrissian (Donald Glover). This journey will set the course for one of the Star Wars saga’s most unlikely heroes.

We sat down with our fellow journalists to talk to Howard and screenwriters Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan at the film’s press day. There we talked to the three about the challenges of making a Star Wars film, bringing a new Han Solo to life, and the film’s moral ambiguity. Check out what they had to say below.

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Movie Review: Solo: A Star Wars Story
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Solo A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story
Director: Ron Howard
Writers: Lawrence Kasdan, Jon Kasdan
Cast: Alden Ehrenreich, Donald Glover, Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson, Thandie Newton, Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Joonas Suotamo, Paul Bettany
Distributor: Walt Disney Pictures
Rated PG-13 | 135 Minutes
Release Date: May 25, 2018

The Star Wars film universe will never be the same now that Disney has started to release spinoffs. These films are part of a larger anthology that will explore parts of the untold stories of the mythology. Much of which has revolved around the Skywalker saga. Solo: A Star Wars Story is a departure from what we have seen since Disney acquired the property, but it also stays true to the spirit of stories that take place in a galaxy far, far away.

Of course, it is incredibly risky when making an origins movie about a character as iconic as Han Solo. But if it is done right, it can pay off in the long run. While Solo may be a little rough around the edges – just like its title character – it is the kind of spinoff that will not disappoint. Check out my full review below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Cast Talk About Being A Part Of The ‘Star Wars’ Legacy
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Solo: A Star Wars Story #1

The legend of Han Solo lives on in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Lucasfilm’s latest spinoff chronicles Han’s rise up the ranks of the criminal underworld as the lovable rogue sets out to make a name for himself while also making a few friends like Chewbacca and Lando Calrissian along the way. Alden Ehrenreich plays the younger version of the title character, made famous by Harrison Ford. Donald Glover plays Lando Calrissian, a character made famous by Billy Dee Williams; while Joonas Suotamo takes the role of Chewbacca, again, made famous by Peter Mayhew.

We were fortunate enough to sit down with our fellow journalists to talk to the aforementioned actors, along with Emilia Clarke (Qi’ra), Woody Harrelson (Tobias Beckett), Thandie Newton (Val), Phoebe Waller-Bridge (L3-37), and Paul Bettany (Dryden Vos) about the upcoming film. The group talked about their experience on set, what it was like to be a part of a Star Wars film, and much more. Check out what they had to say, below.

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204: The Riddle of the Sphinx – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
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Westworld 2.4

Violent Delights is a weekly podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.

On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and Dwayne deconstruct the fourth episode of Westworld‘s second season, Episode 2.4 “The Riddle of the Sphinx,” as they ask, Who is Bernard’s 2nd control unit meant for? What did the Ghost Nation warrior whisper to Stubbs? Is Grace actually Emily? AND… THERE IS ELSIE!!!…

Is this now? If you’re looking forward, you’re looking in the wrong direction.

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203: Virtù e Fortuna – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
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Westworld 2.3 Virtu e Fortuna

Violent Delights is a weekly podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.

On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and Dwayne deconstruct the third episode of Westworld‘s second season, Episode 2.3 “Virtù e Fortuna,” as they ask, What did Bernard see in Peter Abernathy’s code? What is Dolores going to get in Sweetwater? Will Maeve and the gang be slaughtered by a samurai? AND WHERE IS ELSIE?!!…

There is beauty in who we are. Shouldn’t we, too, try to survive?

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’: Box Office Estimates Predict Record-Breaking Memorial Day Opening
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Alden Ehrenreich and Donald Glover in Solo: A Star Wars Story

Despite all of the behind-the-scenes issues that may have occurred during the Solo: A Star Wars Story production, the film still has that Star Wars tag on it, which almost guarantees it will do big things at the box office.

And based on what we have seen so far, it is looking like the film will be a huge hit. In fact, early tracking says it could break the Memorial Day weekend box office record. More on the story below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Featurette Explores Lando’s Capes; ‘Arrested Development: Star Wars’ With Ron Howard
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Solo: A Star Wars Story #2

If there’s one thing Lando Calrissian is known for, besides his smooth talk, it’s his capes. And we can expect to see a lot of them in Solo: A Star Wars Story. Donald Glover takes on the role made famous by Billy Dee Williams in The Empire Strikes Back. Now Disney and Lucasfilm have released a brand new featurette that not only gives us a look at all the swag capes, but also the finer details of the Millennium Falcon.

Not only that but there is an exciting new video that sees Solo: A Star Wars Story director Ron Howard narrating the story of Star Wars: A New Hope in the style of Arrested Development.

Check them out below.

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‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ Featurette Shows A Different ‘Star Wars’ Universe Than We’re Used To
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Solo A Star Wars Story

Later this Summer, Solo: A Star Wars Story will be the latest Star Wars film to hit theaters. Unlike the core saga, Solo is a spinoff that will focus on the titular character’s origins. Han Solo, made famous by Harrison Ford, will now be played by much younger Alden Ehrenreich. Joining him will be Donald Glover, who plays a younger version of the smooth Lando Calrissian. While we have seen a couple of trailers and TV spots for the new film, the latest featurette for Solo details what the spinoff will be about and this is a different universe than we’re used to. Check out the featurette “Becoming Solo” here below.

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202: Reunion – Violent Delights: A Westworld Podcast
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Westworld 2.2 Reunion

Violent Delights is a weekly podcast where hosts Andrew Sorcini, Dwayne DeFreitas, and Tosin Onafowokan discuss HBO’s Westworld, and the larger questions this ambitious show hopes to tackle.

On this week’s podcast, Andrew, Tosin, and Dwayne deconstruct the second episode of Westworld‘s second season, Episode 2.2 “Reunion” as they ask, What’s Delos’ ulterior motive with their guests; blackmail, or ad targeting? What “weapon” will Dolores find in Glory? What is the Man In Black’s “greatest mistake”? AND WHERE IS ELSIE?!!…

Why don’t we start at the beginning?

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