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Debrief: "The Mandalorian" Season 2 ends with a show of force
This episode on Spoiler Nation, Howie and special guest Joe dive deep into the last three episodes of The Mandalorian Season 2: "The Tragedy" (2x06), "The Believer" (2x07), "The Rescue" (2x08).
OUTRO: "Home Song" bu Ross Budgen (https://soundcloud.com/rossbugden/)
The Mandalorian debrief: Ahsoka Tano shines and Baby Yoda gets a name in "The JedI"
In the latest chapter of The Mandalorian Season 2, "The Jedi", we see the live-action debut of Ahsoka Tano. Originally a ghastly little irritant, Ahsoka emerged from the Clone Wars as a devastated and disillusioned warrior and, naturally, a genuine fan favourite. So how does Ahsoka fare here? Now that Baby Yoda has an actual name, will it catch on? Baby Yoda is a hard bell to unring.
We dive deep into the hyperspace of Season 2 of The Mandalorian so far, on this episode of Spoiler Nation.
Debrief: "The Haunting of Bly Manor" finds love in terror
This Halloween season, join Howie and special guest Keaton in a spooky, comprehensive breakdown of Netflix's "The Haunting of Bly Manor", Mike Flanagan's follow-up to his hit horror series, "The Haunting of Hill House."
(Outro: "Black Lagoon" by Common Father https://soundcloud.com/user-473084225/black-lagoon)
Debrief: Finding truth in the lie with "The Farewell"
Chinese people have a saying: When you get cancer, you die.
This episode, join Howie and special guest Ronan as we break down Lu Lu Wang's "The Farewell" (or 别告诉她), A24's latest based-on-a-true-story family drama, starring Awkwafina and an all Asian cast.
/ / OUTRO: "Home Run" by Ghost Care (https://soundcloud.com/user-220457608/home-run)
Debrief: The Psychedelic Nightmare of "Midsommar"
This episode, Howie and special guest Fynn as dive deep into the waking nightmare that is "Midsommar", Ari Aster's follow-up to the hit instant horror classic, "Hereditary". Listen as they dissect the film, scene-by-scene, one cultish ritual at a time. But before that, some reactions to the trailer for "IT: Chapter 2" and "The Lighthouse". /
OUTRO: "Susans Death and Art Vandelay" by Common Father (https://soundcloud.com/user-473084225)
Debrief: Bong Joon-ho's "Parasite" is a twisted modern fairytale about the class divide
In part 2 of our Family-themed Movies special, join Howie and special guest Drew as they try to decipher the Palme d'Or-winning "Parasite", a black comedy thriller by South Korean director Bong Joon-ho(Snowpiercer, Okja, The Host), scene by scene.
OUTRO: "Bad News Bus" by Catwalk (https://catwalkmusic.bandcamp.com)