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Join John and Mike for an examination of the artists responsible for your favorite film, and their work both inside and out of franchises.

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Mike and John discuss Nick Meyer's Permanently-in-Development Khan Star Trek TV series, whether Chase Meridian can catch Lou Grant's magic, memories of when the Matrix Reloaded & celebrate the anniversary of Attack of the Clones.... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) discuss the Wall Street Journal's article about Solo strife, the legendary work of film editor Anne V. Coates, disagree about Akira Kurosawa's Seven Samurai, and discuss footwear of the... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) discuss recent news from (the new) Star Trek 4, Star Trek Discovery design reveals, Star Wars: Shadows of the Empire, and their impressions of Marvel's massive hit, Avengers: Infinity War. ?... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) discuss Mike's first time watching Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me, his impressions of David Lynch as a filmmaker, and the never-ending quest to figure out why no two people experience Twin... more

John (@kesseljunkie) is joined by special guest Tristan Riddell (@TheInsaneRobin) from Nerd Nuptial and Punch It to discuss onscreen portrayals of AI in Star Wars & Science Fiction in general. Are 'droids truly... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) discuss the credits for Solo: A Star Wars Story, their impressions from the most recent trailer, the latest writer to be hired for Star Trek Discovery - who worked on one of the most formative... more

What are you looking for in a Star Wars director? Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) debate director qualities they think would make for the best fit in Lucasfilm's evolving franchise. How far should they push? Are they bound by... more

With a distinguished career full of crowd-pleasing hits, Steven Spielberg doesn't seem to get the respect he deserves...or does he? As Ready Player One hits theaters, Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) discuss the work of... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) share their memories and experiences through the changing landscape of movie theaters, from seating to presentation, to the role George Lucas played in reshaping the experience... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) share their thoughts and insights into the recently-wrapped Star Wars Rebels, from touchpoints they mutually enjoyed to where they diverged. Along the way, John gets his dander up about... more