We had a little break from CGI animated series Star Wars Resistance over the holidays, but it’s back on our screens and now we know it’ll return for a second season. The 12th episode brings us back to the Colossus refueling platform as naive mechanic Neeku Vozo (Josh Brener) finds a new pet/friend in some wreckage salvaged by pirate sleeper agent Synara San (Nazneen Contractor). This tiny aquatic creature, whom Neeku names Bibo (a little different than the old Facebook competitor), attracts a massive sea monster to the platform and forces everyone to go on the offensive. Kaz is an amazing pilot We haven’t seen much of mechanic/Resistance spy Kazuda Xiono (aka Kaz, played by Christopher Sean) doing a great job in the cockpit, but he really shines in this episode. Kaz hops in the finally repaired Fireball and flies to help the Aces — the Colossus’ elite pilots — as they battle the massive creature, and proves a vital ally. Hopefully we’ll see plenty more of him in the cockpit in upcoming episodes. Neeku’s antics can be a little annoying It’s a bit frustrating that Neeku is incapable of seeing the problems Bibo is causing, and the familial relationship between Bibo and the sea monster is painfully obvious to any viewer — why does it take the characters so long to figure it out? Regardless of this silliness, the episode’s final joke — showcasing Neeku’s double standard regarding cute creatures — is a good one. 2019 movies to geek… [Read full story]
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