Sci Fi Movie Podcast Return of the Jedi


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Hosted by Remi Lavictoire, Ian Fults, Jonathan Colbon

Podcast length: 1:23:15

Star Wars - Return of the JediThis week on The Sci-Fi Movie Podcast, Rem, Ian, Jonathan are joined by Bonnie, Tim and Brian to celebrate our 100th Podcast and dig deeper into “Star Wars: Episode 6 – Return of the Jedi” from 1983 and directed by Richard Marquand.

The Positive
This is the conclusion of the original Star Wars Trilogy where we resolve the relationship between Luke Skywalker and his Father Darth Vader.  There is alot of love this this movie, and we try to reconcile whether this is an objectively good movie or if we have nostalgic love for it being a film most of us saw as youngsters.


The Negative
Brian found that Han Solo seems to lose alot of his manly swagger, Rem didn’t like how C-3PO became even more whiney. What else didn’t work? We all prefer the original movies to the revamped versions. Oh, and Ewoks.

The Verdict
We’ve all concluded that Star Wars – Return of the Jedi is absolutely required Sci-Fi viewing. This is considered to be the weakest of the original Trilogy.  Watch 4,5 and 6 with great gusto, and skip episodes 1,2 and 3.

Director: Richard Marquand

Writers: Lawrence Kasdan & George Lucas

Mark Hamill – Luke Skywalker
Harrison Ford – Han Solo
Carrie Fisher – Princess Leia
Billy Dee Williams – Lando Calrissian
Anthony Daniels – C-3PO
Peter Mayhew – Chewbacca
Sebastian Shaw – Anakin Skywalker
Ian McDiarmid – The Emperor
Frank Oz – Voice of Yoda
James Earl Jones – Voice of Darth Vader
David Prowse – Darth Vader
Alec Guiness – Ben ‘Obi-Wan’ Kenobi
Kenny Baker – R2-D2/Paploo

A very big thank you to Wayne Henderson for submitting audio feedback on Jedi and wishing us a very happy 100 episodes.  You can find Wayne’s Podcasts at Wayne is the host of The Packers Fan Podcast and The Voice-Over Journey Podcast.  Thanks Wayne!

And thank you to Dean from The Science Fiction Film Podcast for sending in feedback on Jedi, you can find Dean’s Podcasts at Liberty Street Geek.


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Sci Fi Movie Podcast Return of the Jedi