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Star Wars: Andor
« on: October 14, 2022, 10:24:48 AM »
This one started out as a pretty slow burn.  However, the writing gained momentum and smoldered the tension at a consistent build throughout.

There were no Jedi, no force users, and there was only one droid really featured in the earlier episodes. This was a departure from the regular Star Wars formula. This one was more gritty and more dramatic than most Star Wars releases.

The acting was top notch. The cinematography was immersive. I thoroughly enjoyed this series!

I have to restate; the acting was phenomenal. There were no bad actors and no poorly acted scenes throughout. This was one of the most solid things I have seen in a while.
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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #1 on: October 30, 2022, 09:38:05 AM »
@Grindspine - it was rough at 1st... or maybe dark is the better term.  I found Andor interesting... but still have to catch up.  I Think I'm at the point where you state that it's getting better.

Once I catch up a bit more (at Episode 3), a better review can be performed.  This series was of interest... as it delves into Cassian.  This character was of much intrigue after Rogue One.  It's great to see Disney+ expanding on that character.

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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #2 on: October 30, 2022, 02:25:40 PM »
Tales of the Jedi was just released too, which is a nice companion piece to The Clone Wars series.  That series is short enough to binge in one evening, but has nice backstories for Count Dooku and Ahsoka Tano.  Disney is really doing a great job of world building and filling in all of the little gaps!

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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #3 on: November 09, 2022, 09:15:36 PM »
Andor - after about the 3rd episode... it really started getting better IMO.    It's still a bit dark, but definitely digging it a lot more.

Anyone else still watching?  Getting into it?

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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #4 on: November 25, 2022, 02:50:24 AM »
So, after episode 6, Renee and I thought that was the complete series. I started seeing a bunch of reviews, as if the show was still happening. So, Renee and I just finished the second half of the season...

That show cultivated drama more effectively than anything I have seen. It was serious tension with a palpable, real-world feel, though it was still set in the Star Wars Empire era galaxy.

I am floored by how good that series was.

Also, at the end of the last episode, there is an end credits scene.

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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #5 on: November 28, 2022, 06:14:45 PM »
man... this is pretty cool. I Think we have an episode or 2 left.  The series really started off a bit harsh... but progressed quite well.  I'll post a bit more once we finish the last episodes.

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Re: Star Wars: Andor
« Reply #6 on: Today at 08:52:51 AM »
The ending was definitely interesting.   Luthen Rael is a great character, but it was really hard to understand what he was doing.  I get he played both sides a bit, but letting certain events happen... didn't necessarily seem like the Rebellion way.  Though, I also may have misunderstood a few things.

It was also cool to see Saw Gerrera...  his character from Rogue One was interesting.  Though, I was a bit confused by Luthen and Saw's interaction just before said certain events.

Also - the post scenes credit... pretty cool.  Hopefully more to come!  It's cool to see Disney expanding the universe.