Force Material Episode XXXII: The Big Lebowski

Force Material Episode XXXII: The Big Lebowski

The Dude abides. This week, we explore how The Big Lebowski has influenced Solo: A Star Wars Story!

Screenwriters Lawrence and Jon Kasdan say The Big Lebowski is a big influence on Solo: A Star Wars Story, so on this week's episode, we're breaking down what makes the Coen brothers' classic crime comedy tick. 

It's a deep dive into The Dude, Raymond Chandler, Robert Altman, John Milius, Leigh Brackett and more!

We also discuss this week's headlines from a galaxy far, far away, including Solo box office tracking and potential sequels, John Boyega's Episode IX update, and a pair of action figures that might just give away Solo's biggest secret.

Let's go bowling. 

Force Material is a weekly podcast exploring the secrets and source material of Star Wars with hosts Rohan Williams and Baz McAlister. Listen and subscribe on iTunes and PlayerFM, and stay in touch with us on FacebookTwitter and Instagram!

Force Material Episode XXXIII: Solo: A Star Wars Story Spoiler-Free Review

Force Material Episode XXXIII: Solo: A Star Wars Story Spoiler-Free Review

Force Material Episode XXXI: Treasure Island

Force Material Episode XXXI: Treasure Island