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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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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

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) welcome long-time friend and @TrekFM collaborator, Brandon-Shea Mutala (@BrandonMutala), to discuss Irvin Kershner's other follow up to a surprise sci-fi hit....RoboCop 2! They also... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) are motivated by Kevin Smith's recent health scare to talk about his impact on films, fandom, Star Wars conversations and pop culture in general. Mike proposes that John has been too... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) are back and talking about Get Out, which John finally saw! Along the way, they discuss the similarities between a certain plot point and the Ash Tyler/Voq storyline on Star Trek... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) look at an early work of one of their favorite directors as it turns 20! They discuss The Replacement Killers, starring Chow Yun-Fat, Mira Sorvino, and directed by Antoine Fuqua. They... more

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