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The 2015 Emmy Awards - Opinions and Predictions
September 09, 2015 09:15 PM PDT
In a special Emmys podcast, not only are we joined by our good friend Tom O'Neil from Gold Derby, Tom actually hosts Screen Verdict in awards town itself.
We break down the top races including the leading acting categories and best comedy and drama series. We discuss who should win, who will win and they might not be the same thing.
We were also lucky enough to podcast in the presence of an actual Emmy trophy and hear a couple of celebrity stories including Tom standing next to Jon Hamm in a men's bathroom.
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August 28, 2015 04:18 PM PDT
Screen Verdict is excited to take it's annual deviation from Film and TV to discuss MTV's Video Music Awards. This year we look at Taylor Swift fighting in an office, question whether Beyonce is hot or cold and talk through Bruno Mars' courting strategy.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastSeries Final Showdown: 'Mad Men' vs. 'Parks and Recreation'
August 23, 2015 12:19 PM PDT
On the podcast this week we pit one of Screen Verdict's favourite shows against one of Matt's favourite shows, and break down how both series wrapped things up on air after seven seasons.
We talk about why Jonathan never got into Mad Men and why it was Matt who had to play catch up on the series final. We also dish Don going walkabout and Andy's rise to fame. It's a battle for the ages!
And in housekeeping we reported on getting the Screen Verdict word out at a burger shop in LA.
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July 27, 2015 07:27 AM PDT
This week Screen Verdict is excited to review Inside Out, the latest release from Pixar. We also take a trip down memory lane to our very first podcast in which we ranked all of the Pixar films.
The film of Inside Out introduces us to the characters inside our heads so Screen Verdict decided to discuss the film by sharing what made us experience joy, sadness, fear, anger and disgust in the film.
Then we provide our Screen Verdict ranking and debate for where it should end up in our definitive Pixar rank. Lastly Matt shares some Housekeeping news of intergalactic proportions.
July 07, 2015 07:35 AM PDT
In one of our most anticipated podcasts of the year, Screen Verdict reviews the latest season of Game of Thrones and throws down more opinions than there are surprise deaths in Game of Thrones.
We move around the 7 Kingdoms and catch up with each of favourite and least favourite characters, whom may or may not make it to the end of the season.
We then provide our MVP of the season and give our Screen Verdict.
Lastly in Housekeeping Matt drops some news of global significance.
June 30, 2015 07:47 AM PDT
Screen Verdict are excited as a mole woman getting out of a bunker to review Unbreakiable Kimmy Schmidt the latest comedy offering from Netflix.
We discuss Tina Fey and Ellie Kemper as well as what it would be like if Matt and Jonathan lived in a bunker and what we would most be looking forward to in the real world 15 years in the future.
We then give our Screen Verdict and in Housekeeping we find out the result of our Silver Linings Playbook style parlay with Matt and dancer Kirsten.
June 14, 2015 07:44 AM PDT
This week Screen Verdict talks about the musical comedy comeback in Pitch Perfect 2. The boys talk about excuses you can use to watch the film and ponder whether Obama used similar tactics. Jonathan talks about the oddly distracting German singer and Matt explains why team Canada was underrated in the worlds. They also decide whether Anna Kendrick has won or lost leverage in negotiations for Pitch Perfect 3. All before a return to House Keeping where Matt talks about his first dancing experience with a friend and proposes a Silver Lining's Playbook style parlay. For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastHBO Catch Up - 'Girls', 'Boardwalk Empire' and 'The Newsroom' (sort of)
June 03, 2015 07:27 AM PDT
One the podcast this week we round up several seasons of HBO shows that finished in the last couple of months and hits them a Screen Verdict.
For season 4 of Girls we discuss moving to Iowa, coming out in your 60s, interviewing for your first job, and running for local council.
For season 5 of Boardwalk Empire we talk about how pretty much everyone dies.
And lastly seeing as Jonathan hasn't seen season 3 of The Newsroom, Matt shares a story from the HBO party for the season premiere involving Aaron Sorkin, Olivia Munn and Jeff Daniels.
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May 23, 2015 05:14 PM PDT
(Part One is Spoiler Free and Part Two contains Spoilers) Whether you binged watch this upon its release or whether you've just watched the final episode, join Screen Verdict for our review of Netflix's Bloodline.
In Part One we review the premise of the show and discuss whether we were excited for Season 1 of Bloodline featuring Kyle Chandler, Ben Mendelsohn and the writers of Damages.
Then in Part Two we can discuss all the juicy spoilers for the season and make predictions for Season 2.
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April 28, 2015 08:28 PM PDT
With just 2 minutes on the clock, Matt and Jonathan 'Thundergun' their way through each episode in this season of It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.
Along the way we drink, dance, scam and brainwash our way through each episode, trying to beat the clock as though we were on an episode of Family Fight.
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