Jun 4, 2021
Who knew the sound of fueling transports could be so satisfying?
Blythe Kala joins me in a lively discussion about minutes 86-90 of
The Last Jedi, featuring comedic droid beats, untranslated Wookiee
words, and Rey meeting Kylo face-to-face for the first in the whole
film. We also talk Rey vs. Kylo vs. Anakin's character motivations,
film production tricks, and more.
- The satisfying sound of the fueling transports (ascending in
- Rebel and Resistance themes (strict, military marches) versus
Jedi themes (flowy, magical, bigger melodic range).
- Comedic beats and sound design of BB-8
- Droid and Wookiee speech are often left untranslated for the
audience, leaving their sound and inflection up to our
interpretation. This can be really handy when the filmmaker wants
to leave things open-ended (like when Rey wants to tell Finn
- Speculation regarding how the hologram scene with DJ was
- The music after Holdo orders Poe off her ship
- Using green screen versus "volume" (and the cool new "volume"
ILM invented for The Mandalorian)
- Kylo vs. Rey vs. Anakin's character motivations
Themes Referenced (in order of appearance):
Tension (Resistance in Trouble), Tension (Generic), Rey's Theme
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