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2017 Emmy Awards Review and Stories from Behind the Scenes
September 25, 2017 09:28 PM PDT
In a very special podcast Screen Verdict shares our take on the Emmy Awards show as well as all the major winners. We're also joined by friend of the podcast (and Jonathan's new wife) Bonnie Efird.
Along the way discuss Stephen Colbert v John Oliver, decide whether Elaine Benes or Selina Meyer is the more iconic character, and why the This Is Us trailer editors need to be fired.
Matt then shares some behind the scenes stories from the Emmys and the HBO after party including Jeffrey Tambor, Larry David, Julia Louis-Dreyfus, Ben Affleck and more!
Lastly in Housekeeping we share who won the Cooke Emmy betting and share some stories from Jonathan and Bonnie's wedding!
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'Veep' - Season 6 Review
September 05, 2017 11:37 AM PDT
On the podcast this week Matt and Jonathan review the SV award winning (as well as some Emmys or something) show Veep.
Along the way we discuss Veep putting an Australian politician in hospital, choose the Veep character we'd pick to be our sperm donor, and make the call for Jonah Ryan 2020.
Lastly we give a Screen Verdict rating and in Housekeeping we the new season of Curb Your Enthusiasm and learn about the cult hit (not verified) Michael Richards Show.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastPODCAST 200! - 'Cars 3' Review and Pixar Film Rank
August 16, 2017 08:00 AM PDT
This week Matt and Jonathan celebrate Screen Verdict's 200th podcast!
Our very first podcast was a review of 'Cars 2' followed by a ranking of every Pixar film. With podcast 200 we come full circle as we review 'Cars 3' and update our Pixar rank.
Along the way we share the Screen Verdict origin story (because Hollywood loves reboots), tackle some existential questions (where do cars come from?), discuss how to get back at your rivals post-retirement, ponder whether millennials are the most jealous generation, and ask self-aware Pixar were when throwing shade at merchandising.
We then give 'Cars 3' our Screen Verdict rating and place it in our infamous Pixar Rank!
Lastly in Housekeeping we discuss the true secret objective of Screen Verdict and the future of the podcast.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'Wonder Woman' Review - Leaping Batman and Superman in a Single Bound?
July 11, 2017 07:47 AM PDT
On the podcast this week Matt and Jonathan review the highly anticipated Wonder Woman.
Early on a Mario Kart analogy seems to sidetrack the podcast but eventually we discuss Claire Underwood as a Amazonian General, Themyscira's invisibility cloak, what to do with your sword at the department store, and why Germans speak English with a German accent.
Lastly in Housekeeping we share some dubious pre-wedding health advice from podcast friend Dutchy, and tease an upcoming milestone - Podcast 200!
For all our review and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'Master of None' Season 2 Review - Nonetheless Was It Masterful?
June 26, 2017 05:57 PM PDT
This week on the Screen Verdict podcast we're joined by our good friend Bob Phelan from the Redbox Report - http://theredboxreport.com
On the podcast we tell the story of how Bob nearly tore Screen Verdict apart by inviting us on his podcast one at a time. We also share the drama and politics of co-hosting a podcast.
Our review of Master of None Season 2 contains SPOILERS as we discuss all of our favourite characters and biggest plot developments of the season. Along the way we share our insights on topics brought up by the show including dating, living in New York, and cooking shows.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict ratings and in Housekeeping we tease another cold case for the Screen Verdict True Detectives to solve.
For all our reviews you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast
And find Bob on the Redbox Report at - http://theredboxreport.com'Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2' Review - BABY GROOT!!!
June 15, 2017 08:06 PM PDT
This week on the podcast Screen Verdict reviews the latest Marvel film Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2.
Topics include our expectations for the film, is there an end in sight for the Marvel franchise, where Star Lord's jacket rates amongst other iconic film jackets including Drive's scorpion jacket, whether Baby Groot lives up to the hype, and discuss each character (despite getting all the character names wrong).
Lastly we give your Screen Verdict rating and in Housekeeping Matt shares an interview with Paul Rust (Netflix's 'Love') which starts a beef between Paul Rust and Jonathan.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast/'Love' Season 2 Review - Bin It or Binge It?
May 11, 2017 07:31 AM PDT
This week on the podcast Screen Verdict is joined by special guest Bonnie Efird, also known as Jonathan's fiancee. The boys need a female perspective to tackle Netflix's relationship comedy 'Love' as we talk about making moves, dating etiquette and solving arguments.
Along the way we talk about celebrity sightings in Los Angeles, whether you'd sleep next to someone that just threatened to murder you and what to do when you turn up early to a party.
Lastly we provide our Screen Verdict ratings for the season and let you know what's coming up on the podcast.
May 08, 2017 09:39 PM PDT
It's the biggest night in podcast entertainment! Live from the Screen Verdict Amphitheatre we bring you the most exclusive awards of the year as Matt and Jonathan award just 6 categories in film and television.
We let you inside the voting process as Matt and Jonathan debate live on air which nominees should take home the prize for Best Television Actress, Best Television Actor, Best Television Series, Best Film Actor, Best Film Actress, and Best Film.
Let us know whether you agree with our picks or whether we snubbed your favourites at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast/'Beauty and the Beast' Review - Does Live Action Really Bring the Tale to Life?
April 25, 2017 06:07 PM PDT
On the podcast this week Screen Verdict is excited to review the live action remake of Disney's classic Beauty and the Beast.
Before we get started Matt and Jonathan share their first cinema experiences, rank our top animated Disney films, and share our expectations.
Getting into the film we break down the 'controversy' surrounding LeFou and unsuccessfully try to work out exactly is the Beast. Matt also explains why he prefers a Plain Jane princess and Jonathan struggles to comprehend Emma Watson being described as a Plan Jane.
Lastly we provide our Screen Verdict rating for the film and play us out with a clip from the Beauty and the Beast audio book!The Oscars 2017 - Winners, Losers and Envelopes
March 06, 2017 07:32 PM PST
This week on the podcast Screen Verdict welcomes our good friend Tom O'Neil from goldderby.com to break down the upsets and drama at this year's Academy Awards.
Seeing as no one picked the Best Picture winner we debate who almost came closest to picking the winner. Jonathan also defends going 0/2 with his two podcast prediction 'locks'.
Also, in podcast drama for the week Matt walks us through getting kicked out of a screening of Manchester by the Sea. We also reveal the fate of Matt's garlic bread which was left in the oven during the podcast.
Lastly we tease our upcoming Screen Verdict Awards - the SVs!
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