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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 (@kessejunkie) is joined by Missing Frames' Shawn Eastridge (@yayshawndorman) to review the career of John Mollo, the Academy Award-winning costume designer for Star Wars and The Empire Strikes Back,... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) continue their look at the visual style of the live-action Star Wars franchise with the first two post-George Lucas efforts, The Force Awakens and Rogue One. They select shots from both that... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) look at Blade Runner 2049 and contrast its sequel approach to Star Wars: The Force Awakens. How were the they the same? How were they different? Is there an artistic distinction? They... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) look at the prequel Star Wars trilogy to test their theory further that the entire series subscribes to one aesthetic...and does it evolve while under the watchful eye of a singular... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) take a look at the original Star Wars trilogy and ask themselves the question of what defines the visual aesthetic. Though three films from three directors, they select one shot from each film that... more

John (@kesseljunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) discuss JJ Abrams returning to direct Star Wars Episode IX. They discuss their expectations, what it means for the saga, and the fact that Abrams is the first since Lucas to direct more... more

In Part 2 of a special 2-part episode, Mike (@mumbles3k) welcomes special guest Nic Anastassiou to discuss his experiences as an effects editor, his work with Lucasfilm Animation for the acclaimed television series The Clone Wars, and... more

Mike (@mumbles3k) welcomes special guest Nic Anastassiou to discuss his experience as an effects editor for ILM and also his time with Lucasfilm Animation for the acclaimed television series, The Clone Wars. They discuss how he... more

John and Mike discuss Lucasfilm's ongoing directorial woes in the wake of Colin Trevorrow's firing from Star Wars: Episode IX. Was the decision from someone higher in the Disney chain? Was the script the issue? Has Lucasfilm forfeited... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) discuss the recently-leaked news that Stephen Daldry has been selected as the director for the Obi-Wan Star Wars Story movie. What does it say about what we can expect from Old Ben in his... more

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