Australian comedian Steele Saunders loves Star Wars and each episode he finds people of interest to talk to him about it. Whether with comedians, Star Wars cast members, authors, artists or super fans the Star Wars chat is often hilarious & always informative for all levels of fan! From the creator and host of one of Australia's most popular comedy podcasts I Love Green Guide Letters & part of the Making Star Wars podcast network at MakingStarWars.net Lucasfilm released spoilers only. www.SteeleWars.com
June 14th, 2016
Episode 178 of 279 episodes
Leonard Maltin is one of the best-known names in film criticism through his long running film book guides and from his work on Entertainment Tonight. But for Star Wars fans, he’s the guy who interviewed George Lucas for the 1995 VHS box set release of the original trilogy whilst he was in the very early stages of preparing for the prequels. In a 50 minute chat we discuss… Was Star Wars ripped off at the Oscars? His favorite things about Skywalker Ranch. Behind the scenes stories of his iconic interviews with George Lucas for the Star Wars VHS box set. As a film historian how does he feel about the special editioning of Star Wars? Do the fans or the creator “own” Star Wars? Leonard tries to answer the question what is George Lucas like and why? Gives his thoughts on the original trilogy, the prequels and on the upcoming Star Wars episode 7 while speculating on who Max Von Sydow might be playing. And that time he watched George Lucas write a $170 million dollar cheque. TO HEAR THE FULL HOUR PLUS EPISODE AND OVER 90SUPPORTER EXCLUSIVE EPISODES BECOME A STEELE WARS SUPPORTER! Become a Steele Wars Supporter for just $3 AUD (APPROX $2 USA) a month! (like 10cents a day). BONUS SHOWS, LIVE COMMENTARIES & CLASSIC EPISODES! Listen to the growing archive of classic interviews, special event coverage & weekly brand new supporter exclusive bonus shows as thanks for your much appreciated support and becauseHOW FUN IS TALKING STAR WARS.Plus get 15% off all merch orders and first chance at live event tickets while feeling good that you're helping us continue to pump out great Star Wars content. Get immediate access to the Steele Wars Bandcamp bonus shows.