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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) and Mike (@mumbles3k) continue comparing the styles of Miller & Lord to Ron Howard with a look at 22 Jump Street and Apollo 13. What else do they learn about the impact of the famous director switch for... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) compare two works: The Paper from Ron Howard and 21 Jump Street from Chris Miller & Phil Lord. Comparing the films, they explore what the impact might be to tone, style, pacing, and... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) look at the changes George Lucas made to the Star Wars prequels with each release. We know he loves to tinker, and we know he loves to update, and we know that everyone can't stop talking... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) are back as theoretical Star Wars casting directors for the Modern Day, this time tackling the immortal sequel The Empire Strikes Back. Who did they cast as your favorite role? Who would be... more

John (@kessejunkie) and Mike (@mumbles3k) are back together this week, and John has a question for Mike: has something special, and irreplaceable, been lost for film's technological innovation with George Lucas no longer helming... more

Join John (@kessejunkie) as he's joined by Tristan Riddell (@TheInsaneRobin), founding member of The Nerd Party and co-host of Nerd Nuptial & Punch It. They discuss Star Wars' place in the history of video games, and whether it resides... more

Join Mike (@mumbles3k) and special guest Nic Anastassiou as they discuss The Book of Henry, by Star Wars: Episode IX director Colin Trevorrow. What explains the critical reaction, and the issues with finding an audience? What indicators... more

Ron Howard All movies go through troubles during production, but some mores than others. In the case of the upcoming Han Solo movie, those troubles have led to the replacement of directors Phil Lord and Christopher Miller with... more

Rarely has a thirst for alternative versioning been quenched as completely as it was with the comics adaptation of The Star Wars, JW Rinzler's take on George Lucas' earliest draft of the original Star Wars script. With Mike Mayhew's... more

Few hypotheticals have entranced long-time Star Wars fans as much as the question, ?What if David Lynch directed Return of the Jedi?? In light of his later works, people debated what Lynch would have brought to the table, a filmmaker... more

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