Luke has been a film fan since first seeing Jurassic Park at the Odeon in Ipswich, UK back in ’93. The Odeon is gone but the doughy-eyed sense of idealism remains.

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What makes a Star War? We chat the big questions as Mark Hamill politely suggests the creative potential of the Star Wars standalone pictures.

Luke and James also take a look at the new Denny’s ad promoting Solo: A Star Wars Story which features a beautifully shot cantina and sabacc game.

Thanks to the following sources of news this week:

Mark Hamill speaks to CinemaBlend on Solo coming out too early

i09 reports on the Solo Denny’s commercial

The HasLab Jabba’s Sail Barge

Slashfilm quotes John Boyega on Episode IX

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