Jedi Minute 113: Good Dark Side Stuff
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June 10th, 2015
Luke ignites his lightsaber and screams in anger, rushing at his father with a frenzy we have not seen before.
- Starts with Vader suggesting that Luke's sister could maybe be turned to the Dark side, and ends with Sheev saying "your hate has made you powerful."
- The action is moving from right to left. Mirror image of the fight from Empire.
- Another gantry.
- Vader says "Bah!" again.
- As previewed yesterday, Luke flips out.
- Luke is tapping into the Dark side and getting stronger, whereas Vader is conflicted; the Emperor was right.
- Recreating the lightsaber duel from Cloud City.
- Death Star interior design.
- Does Vader trip on his cape here? What a way to lose a fight.
- Comparing this fight choreography to that of the Prequels.
- Using lightsabers one- vs. two-handed.
- The fate of Vader's lightsaber/hand. Call out to Jordan White.
- All the wires in Vader's mechanical arm.
- The Emperor is very entertained by this fight. Parallels/echoes the fight from the beginning of ROTS.
- Is he stepping in and stopping the fight intentionally?
- General thoughts on the Emperor and space wizards.
- Mentioned: Party Down.
- Meredith ranks the movies.
- The Holiday Special.
- 25:52 podcast episode length.
- Cold open: plug for http://starwarsminute.com/patreon and additional premia for Patreon supporters.
- Unfortunately the sticker program was discontinued in January of 2019, but Star Wars Minute: Week in Review was started concurrently, partially to make up for this.
- The snaggletooth interior designer from Bespin was named Wiorkettle.
- Isadora Duncan was a dancer who famously was killed when her scarf caught in the axle of her car.
- Meredith did come back for AOTC, but wasn't on for Revenge of the Sith.
- One of the things Pete is known to be curmudgeonly about is his preference for hard sci-fi over fantasy.
- "The Naked Emperor" is the name of a previous episode of the podcast.
- Pete: This movie needs more Hitler, that's what I'm saying.