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Screener Squad: Willow

Willow Series Review

WILLOW SERIES REVIEW

Nearly 35 years after the theatrical feature Willow, a television series on Disney Plus, also titled Willow, seeks to continue the story of Elora, Willow, Sorcha and a cast of bright, new exciting young people. Harmoni, Matt, Jordan, and Trevor found themselves hit with nostalgia, anachronism, queer representation, and some light Brownie humor as they join Willow on his newest adventure. Warm up your dice and get your character sheets ready for a fantasy campaign that seems to have jumped from the gaming table to the streaming screen.

WATCH HERE

CREATED BY: George Lucas and Jonathan Kasdan

STARRING: Warwick Davis, Ruby Cruz, Erin Kellyman, Tony Revolori, Amar Chadha-Patel, Dempsey Bryk, Joanne Whalley, Ralph Ineson, Sifiso Mazibuko, Kenny Knight, Derek Horsham, Talisa Garcia, Eileen Davies, Simon Armstrong, Joonas Suotamo, Daniel Naprous, Vitas Le Bas, Claudia Hughes, Simeon Dyer, Graham Hughes, Annabelle Davis, Sarah Bennett, Hannah Waddingham, Jane Carr, Rosabell Laurenti Sellers, Jean Marsh, Mario Revolori, Sallyanne Law, Mark Slaughter, Kevin Pollak, Amelia Vitale, Adwoa Aboah, Charlie Rawes, Christian Slater, Tom Wilton, Dee Tails, Danny Woodburn, Julian Glover, Val Kilmer

 

YOUR REVIEWERS

 

Trevor Trujillo (Screener Squad)

Trevor T. Trujillo is a One Of Us contributor in addition to being the co-host, co-founder, and co-producer of the Nighthawks Podcast. Trevor’s 17-year media career spans multiple arenas including television, radio, podcasting, and online journalism; and he is currently the editor-in-chief for a regional online news provider in the Rocky Mountain West. Often a nomad, Trevor has found himself “at home” in places like Austin, Texas; West Hollywood, California; and throughout central and southeastern Wyoming. Get the pause button ready, Trevor also manages to pop up in blink-and-you’ll-miss-them featured extra roles in Nickelodeon’s FRED, TruTV’s OPERATION REPO and the Todd Rohal/Zack Carlson short THE SUPLEX DUPLEX COMPLEX.

 

 

Harmoni Anderson (Screener Squad, Highly Suspect Reviews, Unstabletop Gaming)

Harmoni is a mermaid-haired, millennial, rum drinking, Section 31, Slytherin (who’s divorced J.K. Rowling) preschool/nursery teacher and multi genre geek who also loves all things film, tv, fashion, makeup, and an embarrassingly huge BTS stan. Like really embarrassing. As in, mention them and then sit back and watch the insanity. Harmoni likes being able to game and talk movies/TV with people that aren’t 3 feet tall or all that demanding of her. Plus she can curse at us and not get fired….so bonus!

 

 

Matt Foster (Screener Squad)

Matt Foster is a stand up comic, podcaster, and movie critic currently living in the greater Salt Lake City area. His lifelong love of genre film began early, when he realized they freaked out his mom. He performs (epidemics permitting) regularly on Dungeons and Comedy, a DND live play with standup comedians, and is the slightly less mustache-y half of the Nighthawks Podcast, a cinema-centric discussion cohosted by Trevor T. Trujillo.

 

 

 

Jordan Cobb (Screener Squad)

Born with a comic book in one hand, a camera in the other, and in front of the television as WrestleMania played out, Jordan Worth Cobb was thus birthed into this crazy world. A Digital Filmmaking major from the University of Central Arkansas, Jordan has done it all in film from directing, writing, editing, and producing in addition to skills involved in film and TV criticism, journalism, and years of podcasting experience. On any given day, her ADHD riddled brain bounces focus from film to pro wrestling to TV to superheroes to noir to video games to espionage and yes, even to sports. She played little league you know. For more of this eccentric nerd, you can follow her on Twitter here and read her original writings on Deepest Corners of My Notebook.

 

 

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