This is not going to go the way you think. Indeed, in a rare occurrence, the stars (and their wars) have aligned to allow Paul, Arlo, and their Avatar Returns co-host Eric Sipple to agree that Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi is one of the best blockbusters in years. The gang discusses why that is, including the surprising directions in which writer-director Rian Johnson takes the story, its iconic imagery, another rousing John Williams score, how it strengthens the weaknesses of past Star Wars films, and one hell of a performance from Mark Hamill. And, yes, they tackle the fandom’s baffling response to the film.

Next: Gobbledygeek returns in 2018 with a continuation of Paul and Arlo's Four-Color Flashback discussion of Brian K. Vaughan and Pia Guerra’s Y: The Last Man. This time, they'll tackle the penultimate collection, Vol. 9: The Motherland.

THE BREAKDOWN

  • Intro / Banter (00:00 - 04:05)
  • Main Topic (04:05 - 20:55)
  • SPOILERS (20:55 - 2:34:18)
  • Outro / Next Week (2:34:18 - 2:38:51)
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