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  • What Andor Gets Right About Espionage

    What Andor Gets Right About Espionage

    Much has been written about Tony Gilroy’s excellent Star Wars series Andor, available on Disney+. It’s being rightly praised for its complex characters and its multilayered plot. However, what jumped out at me, as a veteran of the intelligence business, was its knowing depiction of the role and execution of espionage. No surprise, given Gilroy’s…


  • Andor’s Torture Device Originally Had A Sound To Go With It

    Andor’s Torture Device Originally Had A Sound To Go With It

    The creatively cruel ways the Empire tortures Rebels have been vividly showcased on Andor, like floors with the power to fry people. But there’s none more disturbing than Imperial Security Bureau officer Dedra Meero’s weapon of choice: headphones that play the sounds of a species that can transmit their painful death rattles to any living thing…