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The Cantina Cast is all about thought provoking Star Wars discussion. From the character dissection series, to scene and quote analysis; we cover the Sequels, Prequels, and the Originals. Not to mention, Star Wars novels, comics, and video games.

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The Cantina Cast is all about thought provoking Star Wars discussion. From the character dissection series, to scene and quote analysis; we cover the Sequels, Prequels, and the Originals. Not to mention, Star Wars novels, comics, and video games.

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Great show

By nickaquino - Jan 01 2019
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Great show. Always a good listen.

#wemadeit

By MonkeyMayne2000 - Dec 11 2018
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Just wanna say shoutout my Uncle Albert aka Johnny Depp. #wemadeit

iTunes Ratings

290 Ratings
Average Ratings
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Great show

By nickaquino - Jan 01 2019
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Great show. Always a good listen.

#wemadeit

By MonkeyMayne2000 - Dec 11 2018
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Just wanna say shoutout my Uncle Albert aka Johnny Depp. #wemadeit
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The Best Episodes Ranked Using User Listens

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Rank #1: 211 The Last Jedi Reaction Show

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The wait is finally over! After two years of debate and speculation Mike and Joao give their initial reactions to Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

 

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Dec 15 2017

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Episode 34: Another Happy Landing

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Mike and Joao welcome Dan and Cory from Coffee with Kenobi to discus all things Obi-Wan Kenobi, all four break down the performances of Alec and Ewan and if Obi-Wan failed Anakin.The boys also discus the EU and the implications that episode VII will have on the post-ROTJ EU as well as many other topics..

Jul 25 2013

1hr 9mins

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Rank #3: 259 The Last Jedi, One Year Later

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It's been one year since The Last Jedi hit theaters and caused a great disturbance in the Star Wars fandom. This week Albert and Jonesy welcome an old friend to the show to discuss the aftermath of The Last Jedi. Did their opinions change?   Quick Episode Summary:
  • New Thrawn Novel announcement
  • Vader: Dark Visions comic announced
  • Star Wars: Galaxy of Adventure
  • The Last Jedi at the Box Office
  • Has the comics, novels and TV shows added anything
  • Which Characters have benefitted from the other content?
  • The Last Jedi Soundtrack, still good?
  • How did The Last Jedi change Star Wars
  • What will The Last Jedi be remembered for?
  • What opinions have changed and why?
  • Where does the Last Jedi rank among the Star Wars films?
  • the impact on Episode IX
  • What are Albert, Jonesy, and Mike looking forward to in IX?
  • State of Fandom

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Dec 12 2018

1hr 43mins

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Rank #4: 273 The Rise of Skywalker Teaser Reaction

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Join Albert, Jonesy and former host Mike, as they give their initial reactions to the Rise Of Skywalker teaser trailer.

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Apr 12 2019

55mins

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Rank #5: 297 The Rise of Skywalker Trailer Breakdown

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This week you get not one, but two episodes breaking down The Rise Of Skywalker Trailer. In this episode, Albert and Jonesy take a closer look at the trailer.

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Oct 25 2019

1hr 47mins

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Rank #6: 175 The Last Jedi Trailer Recap

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Mike and Joao have had a day to sit back and analyze the Last Jedi trailer from celebration Orlando and in this episode the go over more of what they saw.  Quick Episode Summary:
  • iTunes Shout-outs
  • Micro series announcement
  • The 40th anniversary panel
  • Recap of the Last Jedi trailer
  • The Last Jedi panel
  • Carrie Fisher will not be in Episode 9
  • Star Wars: Rebels panel
  • Star Wars: Rebels trailer
  • Star Wars: Battlefront II 
  • Was celebration Orlando a let down?

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Apr 19 2017

1hr 27mins

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Rank #7: #140 Rogue One Trailer Breakdown (Rio Olympics Trailer)

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It's that time of the week, Mike and Joao go over all the latest news and much, much more.

In this episode:

  • The Force Awakens comes home to 3D
  • Casting news for the Young Lando Calrissian (Han Solo Standalone)
  • Rio Olympics Rogue One Trailer breakdown
  • Main Topic: Joseph Campbell  "All deeds have good and evil results", Leaning towards the light and artificial division

If you have any questions or comments for the podcast, send them to feedback@thecantinacast.com. Please rate, review and subscribe on iTunes.Thank you for listening and be sure to check out our new website www.thecantinacast.com

Aug 17 2016

1hr 19mins

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Rank #8: 178 The Prophecy/End of the Jedi?

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Mike and Joao once again take on the prophecy as well as the Jedi ending. Quick Episode Summary:

  • News: Rey and Kylo's new look, what could this mean?
  • Main Topic: Was Luke looking for the prophecy?
  • Mark Hamill fundamentally disagrees with Rian Johnson on Luke's character
  • Would Rian Johns revisit the prophecy in the Last Jedi?
  • Why did Luke go looking for the first Jedi temple
  • What is within the books we see in the Last Jedi trailer?
  • What is the true prophecy?
  • A prophecy…that misread could have been.
  • Why does Luke want the Jedi to end?
  • Would the Galaxy be better without the Jedi?  

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May 10 2017

1hr 10mins

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Rank #9: Road to Celebration, Part Four

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In this last episode of Road to Celebration, Jonesy flies solo. He explains the where and when to all the Cantona Cast activities. To sign up for all the Cantina Cast events, just click this shiny link. #CCSWCC

Apr 08 2019

13mins

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Rank #10: Rebels Night Cap: Spark of Rebellion

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The Cantina Cast presents: RNC! A live podcast dissection based upon the newest addition of the Star Wars saga; REBELS. Join Mike, Joao and Becca as they go LIVE immediately after REBELS aired on Disney. Listen as they break down, analyze, and connect each funtastic nugget of this awesome new series the only way they know how; Cantina Style.

Oct 08 2014

46mins

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Rank #11: Episode 97: Episode VIII news and listener feedback

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Another episode close to 100.

In this episode:

  • Mark Hamill filming on Skellig Michael
  • Episode VIII get's started
  • Mark Hamill shaves the contractually obligated beard
  • Rogue One TMZ photo leaks
  • NetFlix to stream all six Star Wars Flims?
  • December 17, 7PM shows in the U.S.?
  • Comic reviews of Star Wars #9 Lando #4 and Darth Vader #9
  • Listener Feedback (Cantina Patrons) and much, much more.....

If you have comments or questions for the show send them to feedback@thecantinacast.net. Please rate and subscribe to us on iTunes

Sep 23 2015

1hr 23mins

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Rank #12: 234 Solo: A Star Wars Story, Reaction Show

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This episode is brought to you by Keeps.com   The wait is over! Albert and Jonesy have seen Solo: A Star Wars Story. They get together to give their initial review of the newest installment in the galaxy far, far away. Buckle up, baby!   Feedback and Promotion

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May 26 2018

1hr 30mins

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Rank #13: 181 Supreme Leader Snoke Speculation

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Mike and Joao take on another polarizing figure from the sequel trilogy, Supreme leader Snoke. Quick Episode Summary:

  • News: Mike and Joao's take on a Japanese promotion flyer for The Last Jedi, stating the most shocking truth is Star Wars history will be reveled
  • What order do we watch the Saga now that Rogue One is out
  • Main Topic: Supreme Leader Snoke Speculation 
  • What are Snokes thoughts on Luke?
  • Snoke and Kylo's relationship
  • What does Snoke want?
  • What or Who is Snoke?
  • Snoke theories
  • Our Snoke Theories
  • Final Thought's on Snoke

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May 31 2017

1hr 11mins

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Rank #14: Rebels Night Cap: Fighter Flight

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The Cantina Cast Presents: RNC! A new podcast dissection based upon the newest addition of the Star Wars saga; REBELS. Join Mike and Joao as they take a closer look at what would seem to be an unlikely "team-up" or partnership. As always, the guys of the Cast pull off a great show and T.I.E. it all up in the end. Remember ... it can get a little rough in here, so fly straight.

Oct 21 2014

41mins

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Rank #15: 179 Ahsoka Tano Character Dissection

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The listeners voted for it so here it is. The Ahsoka Tano character dissection. Quick Episode Summary:

  • News: Rian Johnson talks about the change he asked for in The Force Awakens
  • Our initial thoughts on seeing this new character and padawan of Anakin Skywalker
  • Was she chosen to be Anakin's padawan becasue she was unique with the force? Or was she a sacrifice for him to let go?
  • Reckless as Anakin?
  • Trying to impress her master, Obi-Wan and the Jedi
  • Ahsoka the teacher
  • Ahsoka's Jedi trials
  • Leaving the order
  • More of a Jedi than the Jedi?
  • Her ability to let go
  • Joining the rebellion
  • Ahsoka vs Vader
  • Did she become stronger in the force because of the Daughter in the Mortis Arc?
  • Her parallels to Luke Skywalker
  • The future of Ahsoka

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May 17 2017

1hr 7mins

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Rank #16: Rebels Night Cap: Droids in Distress

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The Cantina Cast presents: RNC! A new podcast dissection based upon the newest addition of the Star Wars saga; REBELS.  Join Mike and Joao as they sunder another buzzing circuit of REBELS, pun intended. So hold onto your rocket thrusters and listen in as they break it down, Cantina Style. If that doesn’t fix your bad motivator, “Perhaps I can find new ways to motivate them. “

Oct 14 2014

37mins

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Rank #17: Episode 115: The Psychology of Kylo Ren

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Mike and Joao are joined by mental health practitioner, Adam Smith to figure out what Kylo Ren's psychology is.

in this episode:

  • What makes Kylo Ren a unique villain
  • Psychopath, sociopath or narcissistic?
  • His temper tantrums
  • Borderline personality disorder
  • Adam's diagnosis of Kylo Ren
  • What are the symptoms that cause Kylo Ren's diagnosis
  • Does Kylo's metal disorder take away from his redemption if he is to be redeemed?

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Jan 27 2016

1hr 5mins

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Rank #18: 185 Qui-Gon Jinn Character Dissection

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Mike and Joao thought this was going to be a simple character dissection. They were very wrong. Quick Episode Summary:

  • Patreon shout outs
  • Kathleen Kennedy fires Chris Miller & Phil Lord
  • What does this mean for future spin-offs?
  • Colin Trevorrow asks Rian Johnson to film something for Episode IX
  • Main Topic: Qui-Gon Jinn Character Dissection
  • Our initial thoughts on Qui-Gon Jinn
  • Qui-Gon isn't paying attention
  • Qui-Gon the warrior monk
  • Mind tricks, manipulation and swindling
  • Taking calculated risks
  • Qui-Gon and Shmi
  • Going against the council
  • Obi-Wan and Qui-Gon's relationship
  • Would Qui-Gon join Count Dooku?
  • Training Anakin 
  • Training to preserve oneself  

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Jun 28 2017

1hr 21mins

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Rank #19: 186 Anakin Skywalker's Force Ghost

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Mike and Joao add more perspective on the on going Han Solo spin-off firings and hiring of Ron Howard Quick Episode Summary:

  • Ron Howard takes the helm of the untitled Han Solo film
  • Force Lighting segment
  • Main Topic: Did the force give Anakin Skywalker a free pass?
  • Why was Anakin able to turn into a force ghost?
  • Was Anakin researching this ability to retain his consciousness?
  • Anakin was selfish and selfless at the same time
  • Did Anakin transcend 
  • Can someone other than a Jedi learn to become a force ghost?
  • Was Anakin redeemed?

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Jul 05 2017

1hr 8mins

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Rank #20: Episode 95: Force Friday & Spoilers Vs Non-Spoilers

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Mike and Joao are joined By Dan and Cory from Coffee with Kenobi

In this Episode:

  • Battlefront Beta announced
  • The Force Awakens to appear on all IMAX screens for a month
  • Kylo Ren picture from EMPIRE magazine
  • 5 Second instagram trailer
  • Pre-Order the Force Awakens sound track
  • C-3PO comic announcement
  • Force Friday experiences
  • Force Friday loot
  • Force Friday listener feedback
  • Coffee with Kenobi Spoiler Vs Non-Spoiler discussion
  • The Force Awakens Spoilers from Force Friday

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Sep 09 2015

1hr 51mins

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