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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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Original Trilogy Double Features The double feature is beloved movie-going tradition. What happens when two movies are paired together? How do they compliment each other. What qualities do they bring out in each other? In this... more

Rogue One The wait is over! Rogue One is finally here! In this episode of Great Shot, Kid, John and Mike discuss the new Star Wars movie, Rogue One! We look at the writing, directing and photography to see if we can spot the... more

Zero Dark Thirty Much has been said about the realistic protrayal of war in the upcoming Star Wars movie, Rogue One. In order to help achieve this goal, the production hired Greig Fraser as their director of photography. In this episode of... more

Presentation Formats. Now, more than ever, there are many different ways to watch a movie. Whether it's film or digital, 2D or 3D, laser or xenon. But what does it all mean? In this episode of Great Shot, Kid, Mike and John discuss all... more

Star Wars Shooting Formats Star Wars has always been on the cutting edge of filmmaking technology. In this episode of Great Shot, Kid, John and Mike look at the various fomats used to shoot the Star Wars movies. We discuss the use of... more

Godzilla Star Wars is not the first iconic science fiction property to be tackled by Rogue One director Gareth Edwards. His last movie was the successful American reboot of Godzilla. In this episode of Great Shot, Kid, Mike and John take a look... more

Rebels 3x3 Commentary In the first episode of Great Shot, Kid, John and Mike speculated as to what Rogue One writer Gary Whitta would bring to the Star Wars universe. Since recording, we have seen the release of Star Wars: Rebels... more

First Films by OT Directors An elite few have had the opportunity to direct a Star Wars films. While many are defined by their work in a galaxy far, far away, they all came from somewhere. Those places are all widely varied. In this episode... more

Rogue One Writers Welcome to Great Shot, Kid! A new podcast about the people who make Star Wars! For our series premiere, hosts John Mills and Mike Schindler take a look at the writers of the upcoming Star Wars story, Rogue... more

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