Star Wars & Disney Parks

Charlotte & Caitlin discuss the years-long relationship between Disney Parks and Star Wars. In part one, they talk about the history of Star Tours and Star Tours: The Adventures Continue. In part two, they reminisce on Star Wars Weekends in Walt Disney World. In part three, they speculate about what’s the come for Galaxy’s Edge and beyond. 

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By George: The Star Wars Years

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By George is our three-episode series on the work of George Lucas, separated by themes and dotted with his history. In this episode, we cover the 70s and 80s — the Star Wars trilogy, his work on Indiana Jones and his friendship with Steven Spielberg, and, yes, we are going to talk about Captain EO. The themes we cover are Success, Independence, and Oversaturation. Plus, we get really excited about the fact that the Clone Wars is returning. All this and more on this episode of Skytalkers.

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Star Wars at D23 Expo

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Caitlin and Charlotte return for a special episode breaking down what we got from the D23 Expo in Anaheim! First, we go shot-for-shot looking at the behind the scenes sizzle reel for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Then, we talk the new red-themed posters. What do they mean? Why are Rey and Kylo turned away from Luke? Finally, we get really excited over Walt Disney World’s and Disneyland’s upcoming Star Wars themed land: Galaxy’s Edge. All that and more on this special edition of Skytalkers: This Galactic Life!

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Photo Report: Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular in Walt Disney World

Friend of Skytalkers Brittany Barnim returns to skytalkers.com to generously let us share her beautiful photos from Disney’s Hollywood Studios! She is a super talented photographer and we love seeing her photos. Below is her report from Walt Disney World.


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Fireworks are one of those little things in life that make you truly believe in magic and when visiting any one of the Disney Parks. They tend to represent a goodbye of sorts: sometimes to a long-awaited vacation or simply the closing chapter of a long day. In any case, I firmly believe there is no better way to end a sweltering day plagued by humidity and long lines than with the most gorgeous fireworks display I’ve ever witnessed, Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular. Of course, I am a tiny bit biased in this assertion…

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