There were no real surprises in the season finale of The Mandalorian although the episode ran well shorter than preferred. Spoilers follow for Chapter 24 of The Mandalorian. There are no mid- or post-credit scenes. While the episode brought the action, there were at least a good ten minutes of credits (including all of the foreign language credits). I thought maybe we’d get a tease at the return of Grand Admiral Thrawn ahead of Ahsoka…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 24 – The Return"
Chapter 23 heralds the long-awaited return of a certain antagonist in the penultimate episode as The Mandalorian winds down its third season. Spoilers follow for Chapter 23 of The Mandalorian. It was only a matter of time. Grand Moff Gideon (Giancarlo Esposito) had to show his face sooner than later. It was either going to be in Chapter 23 or 24. Let’s face it–making his appearance in the season finale would have made no sense.…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 23 – The Spies"
Chapter 22 of The Mandalorian sees veteran Star Wars director Bryce Dallas Howard going behind the camera for another episode. Spoilers follow for the newest episode of The Mandalorian. Did anybody else know that Jack Black and Lizzo were going to be joining the Star Wars universe? Just me? Okay. Christopher Lloyd finally makes his appearance on the show and well, you’re in for quite the treat. But anyway, this episode is probably going to…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 22 – Guns for Hire"
In Chapter 21 of The Mandalorian, the episode offers a solid mixture of action and the future direction of the series going forward. Spoilers follow for the newest episode of The Mandalorian. Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse‘s Peter Ramsey directs the newest episode and it’s a delight. I’ll have more in-depth thoughts below the photo below because I do get into spoiler talk. In any event, his directing work on The Mandalorian has me really looking…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 21 – The Pirate"
In Chapter 20 of The Mandalorian, the episode mixes it up between a rescue mission and flashbacks to where Grogu was during Order 66. Spoilers follow for the newest episode of The Mandalorian. Storytelling aside, one of my major issues with the series this season is it’s lack of consistency in run time. I know, I know–none of the episodes are consistent in their run time since the start of the series. After last week’s…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 20 – The Foundling"
Chapter 19 of The Mandalorian takes audiences to Coruscant as forced workers of the Empire transition into the New Republic. Spoilers follow below. Outside of the bookends featuring both Din Djarin and Bo-Katan Kryze, the episode mostly takes place on Coruscant. Outside of glimpses here and there during celebrations, we’ve yet to return to the Galactic capital post-ROTJ. Until now. But almost as soon as we’re there, Revenge of the Sith fans are in for…"The Mandalorian: Chapter 19 – The Convert"