Our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy have changed. We think you'll like them better this way.

Great Shot Kid

Great Shot, Kid!


Follow This Show

Stay in the know about new episodes and updates.
Join John and Mike for an examination of the artists responsible for your favorite film, and their work both inside and out of franchises.

On-Demand Episodes

In the Land of Women Cowritten by the legendary Lawrence Kasdan and his son, Jon, anticipation mounts about the upcoming Han Solo ?Star Wars Story? film with each new cast announcement. The script is written, but what does it say?... more

More American Graffiti. Before Star Wars, George Lucas made an impact with American Graffiti (examined in Episode 15 of Great Shot, Kid!). After its success, and especially after the success of Star Wars, a sequel was likely. Hence was... more

Looking at Star Wars: The Clone Wars, Monsters, and Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs. The first work of a filmmaker can say a lot about their style, and what they'll bring to a franchise. In this episode of Great Shot, Kid!, John and... more

Sisters. Brian De Palma's contribution to the formation of Star Wars' opening crawl is well-documented, but probably more influential is the contribution of his long-time editor, Paul Hirsch. Mike and John continue their exploration of the... more

American Graffiti In this episode of Great Shot, Kid, John and Mike continue their series on the editors of Star Wars with a look George Lucas' second film, American Graffiti. Edited by Marcia Lucas, American Graffiti tells the story of a... more

20 years ago, George Lucas brought Star Wars back to theatres. This was no simple anniversary release, though, as it had ?a few new surprises.? Celebrate this anniversary with Mike Schindler and John Mills in a special (edition)... more

In 1977, Richard Chew, Marcia Lucas and Paul Hirsch won the Oscar for their work editing Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. But prior to that film, each one had already placed their mark on the art form. In this episode of Great Shot,... more

Breaking Bad: Ozymandias Commentary Breaking Bad is considered by many to be one of the best television shows of all-time. "Ozymandias," the antepenultimate episode of the series, is considered to be the show's finest hour. That episode... more

Carrie Fisher Carrie Fisher may be best known for her portrayal of Princess Leia in Star Wars. But that was by no means the limit of her work as an artist. In addition to her work as an actor, Fisher was a highly accomplished writer,... more

The Rocketeer Joe Johnston got his start at ILM on the original Star Wars trilogy. After winning an Oscar for his work on Raiders of the Lost Ark, Johnston was sent to USC by George Lucas to learn the art of directing. Since then, Johnston... more

Facebook comments

Available when logged-in to Facebook and if Targeting Cookies are enabled