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FilmBookCast Ep. 73 – STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

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FilmBookCast Ep. 73

FilmBookCast is an entertainment industry news podcast about the latest movie and television show news.During each episode, FilmBook contributor Mike Smith and his co-host Mike DeCriscio also review a motion picture that has recently been released. This week they’re taking on the new film from director Rian Johnson and the 8th film in the Star Wars saga, Star Wars: The Last Jedi.

Star Wars: The Last Jedi‘s plot synopsis: “Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares to do battle with the First Order.”

Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Mark HamillCarrie FisherDaisy RidleyJohn BoyegaAdam DriverOscar IsaacKelly Marie TranLaura DernDomnhall GleesonAndy Serkis, and Benicio del Toro, among others.

SHOWNOTES

FILM NEWS (2:10)

Disney has officially purchased 21st Century Fox for $52 billion.

Steven Caple Jr. is the new director for Creed 2.

Guillermo del Toro wants to remake 1947’s Nightmare Alley.

Chad Stahelski is directing an adaptation of Ed Brubaker’s Kill or Be Killed.

DISCUSSIONS (15:00)

Mike D – Hausu, The Hudson Horror Show 16: The BoogensBlaculaPrisonSavage StreetsHalloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

Mike S – MudboundThe LureLandlineTramps

FEATURED REVIEW  (31:40)

Star Wars: The Last Jedi

SPOILERS (58:25)

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About the author

Michael Smith

Mike Smith is an avid filmgoer from New York who loves to hear his own voice - luckily his work as a podcaster on FilmBook allows him to do just that. Mike graduated from The College of Saint Rose in Albany with a degree in communications, and is ready to dole out critical analysis of all your pop culture fixations. Mike is the host of FilmBookCast and can frequently be seen at his local movie theater, patiently explaining to his friends that Superman Returns is a misunderstood masterpiece.

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