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How the music of ‘Andor’ pays homage to ‘The Battle of Algiers,’ a classic war movie scored by Ennio Morricone

'The Battle of Algiers' shares a lot in common with the scenes on the planet Ferrix.

On Nov 24, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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In ‘Andor’ episode 12, revolution is built on community

The season finale is another triumph for Andor's brutal, brilliant political storytelling.

On Nov 23, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 11 sets an ominous tone for the season finale

Over the course of season 1, 'Andor' has dismantled our expectations for what it means to 'join' the Rebellion.

On Nov 16, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 10 asks: How does someone become a Rebel leader?

Between Mon Mothma, Luthen Rael and Kino Loy, the show has a lot to say about leadership.

On Nov 9, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Breaking down the best line in ‘Andor’ episode 9

'Never more than 12.'

On Nov 3, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 9: Syril Karn is the Empire’s only true believer

Even the other Imperials don't know how to handle him.

On Nov 2, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Yoda was just a weirdo’: ‘Star Wars’ fans are wondering why Yoda and Yaddle sound so different in ‘Tales of the Jedi’

Fans expected Jedi master Yaddle to sound like Yoda. They were very wrong.

On Oct 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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This minor ‘Rogue One’ character proves that ‘Andor’ has a smart attitude to franchise callbacks

You may not remember this guy from 'Rogue One,' but 'Andor' has given him an intriguing new role.

On Oct 27, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 8 illustrates why this show is so divisive, exploring the psychological strategy of the Empire’s prison system

Thriving on a compelling but almost dialogue-free performance from Diego Luna, it's the opposite of typical 'Star Wars' TV.

On Oct 26, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 7: A chillingly realistic depiction of life under fascism

From government oppression to personal grief, 'Andor' dissects the process of radicalization.

On Oct 19, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’, the Empire, and cultural erasure

From Cassian's homeworld to Luthen Rael's antique store, 'Andor' shows how the Empire colonizes and erases entire cultures.

On Oct 13, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 6: No one is safe

This heist episode is a masterclass in dramatic tension, delivering a 45-minute thriller to rival 'Rogue One.'

On Oct 12, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Apparently it’s not that hard to include queer people in ‘Star Wars.’ Who knew?

'Andor' introduces queer characters without the cringe factor of Disney tokenism.

On Oct 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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‘Andor’ episode 5: Of course the Rebellion includes a Theory Guy

This episode feels like an observational dramedy about activist politics, complete with a guy who wants you to read his manifesto.

On Oct 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw

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Visiting Imperial Coruscant, ‘Andor’ deftly illustrates the banality of evil

Andor's writers are fascinated by petty corruption and corporate overreach; a huge step up for political storytelling in 'Star Wars.'

On Oct 5, 2022 by Gavia Baker-Whitelaw