The Local Trouble podcasts' magnum hopeless. A series of commentary tracks for every single movie in the Star Wars saga. Luke and James jumped on these in anticipation of The Last Jedi. From the first fart joke to the final lightsaber clash. It's all here (so far). Do get in touch to let us know if you completely disagree with us Star Wars philistines.


The Phantom Menace

We kick off our countdown to Episode VIII: The Last Jedi, with a series of commentaries covering the complete saga so far.

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Attack of the Clones

Who hates sand? We all hate sand! Luke and James count down to Episode VIII: The Last Jedi with a commentary track for the second episode in the Star Wars saga.

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Revenge of the Sith

Lucas and company bring their A game to the conclusion of the prequel trilogy, and Luke and James are here to enjoy every minute of it with our third commentary track.

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Rogue One

Back to the Future. Death Star! Yavin IV! AT-STs! Gareth Edwards and the good people at Lucasfim made a cracking action/adventure film with Rogue One.

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Star Wars: A New Hope

This is it. The big khauna. The original. The classic. This is the one they'll preserve in a titanium valult when the world finally ends so future cultures can discover it and learn what we humans were all about as a race.

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The Empire Strikes Back

Some say Empire is the saga’s finest moment and has never been topped. Our commentary marvels at just how they put together such an ambitious sequel for a film that was essentially a pastiche of old movies.

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Return of the Jedi

As they say in Spinal Tap, "...this one goes up to 11". Whatever Star Wars does, Return of the Jedi does bigger! We conclude the classic trilogy era with our commentary track for Episode VI and discuss what creative forces influenced the film and how it shaped the future films to come.

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The Force Awakens

On the eve of the release to Episode VIII, Luke and James revisit the soft reboot of the franchise, The Force Awakens. We reconsider the new characters, some cracking dialogue and chemistry, along with that completely original and not-at-all-familiar plot.

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