Star Wars: Visions Episodes 1-9 Review & Simu Liu Controversy
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Danny (@dannykbartlett), Jammer (@jamthewriter) and Jonesy (@sirjonesiest) explore the intricacies of the Simu Liu controversy. Reddit posts from 2015 have the Shang-Chi star in hot water with some fans, as he compared genetic links between homosexuality and pedophilia.
In a separate discussion, Johnny Depp makes it clear that “no one is safe from cancel culture.” Coming off the heels of his lawsuit with ex-wife Amber Heard, the Pirates of the Caribbean star had much to say about the perceived ramifications of cancel culture in Hollywood.
The crew also gushes over Ted Lasso‘s big win at the Emmy’s. The Apple TV+ show swept the 73rd Primetime Emmy Awards for its categories. All told, it walked away with 7 awards.
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Deeper in the show, the boys talks casting news for Illumination’s forthcoming Super Mario Bros. film. It seems some fans are upset over the casting of the movie.
Lastly, the team breaks down Star Wars: Visions episodes, talking about their favorite and least favorite shorts from the Star Wars anthology. Released this week, Lucasfilm lets animators from various studios play in the Star Wars Universe. Kamikaze Douga, Studio Colorido, Geno Studio, Trigger, Kinema Citrus, Production I.G, and Science SARU.
Lastly, Danny gives his initial impressions of Dune.
Be sure to get on the Discord channel and let us know what your top 3 and bottom 3 episodes of Star Was: Visions were.
Intro Music: “Return of the Man” by ATH315T