Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 8 review: Seven of my favorite connections and easter eggs from the show

The eight-part documentary series about the making of the first season of The Mandalorian wrapped up today, and though I'll review the series as a whole soon, I'll say what I've been saying since the beginning: it's one of the finest behind-the-scenes looks you'll find. That continued with the eighth episode of Disney Gallery: The [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 7 review: My favorite episode yet

The seventh episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian shifts the focus to Ludwig Göransson and his fantastic score - and it just might be my favorite episode yet. Compared to the previous six episodes, this one takes a far more streamlined and narrow focus; only three people are interviewed (Jon Favreau, Dave Filoni, and Göransson), [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 6 review: A glimpse at the process of making the show

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 6 review: A glimpse at the process of making the show

I'm a bit late on getting this article published, but episode six of the behind-the-scenes documentary of the making of The Mandalorian really focuses on the process of bringing the first ever live-action Star Wars show to life. Following a similar format as previous episodes, this one features interviews with some of the executives working [...]

We have Dave Filoni and Sam Witwer to thank for how that Maul cameo in Solo turned out

We have Dave Filoni and Sam Witwer to thank for how that Maul cameo in Solo turned out

One of the really cool surprises in Solo: A Star Wars Story was the appearance of Maul, a character once thought dead in The Phantom Menace who returned to prominence in The Clone Wars and Rebels. In Solo, Maul is revealed to be the crime boss leading Crimson Dawn, for whom Dryden Vos and Qi'ra [...]

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

Sam Witwer says Dave Filoni’s live-action experience came in handy during final arc of The Clone Wars

In a recent interview with SW Holocron Blog, Sam Witwer discussed a number of different aspects of Star Wars, including how Dave Filoni's live-action experience came in handy on the final arc of The Clone Wars: “Funny enough, Dave Filoni’s live action experience definitely played into this final arc, because this final arc is more [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 3 review: The focus shifts to the cast!

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 3 review: The focus shifts to the cast!

The third episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian aired today, this time shifting the focus from the directors and creatives to the cast. Keeping with the same format as the previous two episodes, this one really revolved around a roundtable discussion with Jon Favreau and Dave Filoni along with the three main stars of the [...]

Dave Filoni explains why the Duel of the Fates is so significant, and it’s incredible

Dave Filoni explains why the Duel of the Fates is so significant, and it’s incredible

Dave Filoni understands Star Wars on an incredibly deep level, having learned personally from George Lucas and since going on to do some amazing storytelling. He branched out of animation to work on the live-action series The Mandalorian, on which he is an executive producer, director, and writer, and he has worked very closely with [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 2 review: Dave Filoni continues to shine

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 2 review: Dave Filoni continues to shine

The second episode of Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian released on Friday, and much like the first episode, this one put Dave Filoni squarely in the limelight. The episode was entitled "Legacy" and focused on the legacy of George Lucas and Star Wars, so there was plenty of nostalgia in this one. The first half of [...]

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 1 review: “We wouldn’t be able to do this show without Dave Filoni”

Disney Gallery: The Mandalorian: Episode 1 review: “We wouldn’t be able to do this show without Dave Filoni”

On Monday, the first episode of Disney Gallery: Star Wars: The Mandalorian premiered! This show gives a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the first season of The Mandalorian, which is the very first live-action Star Wars TV show! I'll be reviewing these episodes, and that begins with this premiere: which was all about the [...]