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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 (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) fawn over one of their favorite filmmakers, Paul Thomas Anderson, and a recent "AMA" he did on Twitter to promote his new film, Phantom Thread. This spurs fun discussions on superhero... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) continues to make the case to John (@kesseljunkie) to be a baseball fan, and so this week they discuss Moneyball, starring Brad Pitt. Inevitably, the conversation turns into a debate about the role of midichlorians in... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) don't just watch the archival history of filmmakers in franchises, they watch other things as well! Listen in as they join the annual debate - and debate with each other - about what they... more

?Mike (@mumbles3k) and John (@kesseljunkie) reminisce about growing up in the post-Return of the Jedi landscape when there was no new Star Wars to be had, and discover where they differed and where they shared similar journeys.... more

?It's Mike's (@mumbles3k) turn to question John (@kessejunkie) about his glowingly positive assessment of a Star Wars film, Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. What is the source of John's love for the least-hated prequel, which has... more

John (@kesseljunkie) interviews Mike (@mumbles3k) about his glowingly positive assessment of the latest addition to the Star Wars canon, Episode VIII: The Last Jedi. What insight does Mike have about Rian Johnson's magnum opus, from... more

John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) uncover the intricacies of Star Wars: The Last Jedi director Rian Johnson's Looper. What can it tell us about what he brought to that galaxy far, far away, and what we can expect from him... more

John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) discuss the overlooked Sam Raimi classic, For Love of the Game, featuring the re-recording sound mix work of The Empire Strikes Back alum Gregg Landaker. Along the way, Mike tries... more

John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) examine Justice League and what it means for Chris Terrio's involvement in Star Wars Episode IX. What traces or trademarks exist from Terrio in the final product, and what can it tell us about... more

John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) look at what it means for Star Wars to have Rian Johnson as its resident visionary for a forthcoming trilogy based outside the Skywalker family history. They look at his history as a... more

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