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'The Good Dinosaur' Review - Where Will it Rank on Our Pixar List?
February 07, 2016 11:50 AM PST
This week Screen Verdict goes back to our roots and back to the beginning of time as we review the latest Pixar film - The Good Dinosaur.
Matt and Jonathan try to remember their childhood dinosaur knowledge (aided by Google) before jumping into the world, characters and adventure of The Good Dinosaur.
After giving it our Screen Verdict rating we debate where it should be placed in our rank of every Pixar film.
Finally in Housekeeping Jonathan gives Matt 3 clues in order to guess his secret purchase for the podcast and Matt shares a story involving someone pretty high 'Up' at the Pixar company.'Making a Murderer' Review - Will Screen Verdict Uphold the Court's Verdict?
January 16, 2016 05:07 PM PST
After solving The Case of the Missing Cookies (http://screenverdict.podomatic.com/entry/2014-04-28T23_01_32-07_00) Screen Verdict is back to tackle another true crime story in this week's review of Making a Murderer.
We analyse the case for and against Stephen Avery and Brendan Dassey based on the evidence shown in the Netflix series that everyone is talking about. To conclude we present our verdict for both cases as well as a verdict for the series itself.
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January 09, 2016 10:17 AM PST
As you read this imagine I'm talking really quickly because that's what we're going to have to do get through every episode of Master of None in just 2 minutes per episode!
Join Screen Verdict for this fast paced run through of the new series from Aziz Ansari and Netflix. We tackle dating in the digital era, life as an immigrant, and what we can learn from old people.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict rating and in Housekeeping Matt decides to take an idea from Master of None and see if it can help him get a date for The Good Dinosaur.
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January 02, 2016 06:57 PM PST
Happy New Year to our beloved Screen Verdict listeners! We hope you are excited for 2016 and we're excited to kick off the year with a review of Spectre.
Seeing as the film was released a little while ago we follow our famous Spoiler Alert by breaking down each of the key events in the film.
We discuss why perhaps James Bond isn't so smooth, why Christoph Waltz could have played Skeleton Man or Octopus Man and why the world of James Bond seems to operate on the honesty system.
After our Screen Verdict rating we reveal some big news for our LA listeners in Housekeeping.
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November 30, 2015 07:38 AM PST
Throw three fingers up because this week Screen Verdict reviews the final instalment of the Hunger Games series.
On the podcast we discuss Katniss's journey to the capital, discuss the romantic merits of Peeta and Gayle, and accidentally compare Katniss to both Hitler and Donald Trump.
Finally we give our Screen Verdict rating and keep you updated on upcoming podcasts in a brief Housekeeping.
November 09, 2015 06:49 PM PST
Screen Verdict is excited to be back with another podcast as we review The Martian.
We discuss movies versus books, how it compares to Gravity and Interstellar, rate our chances of survival on Mars, and decide whether Matt Damon is worth saving in the first place.
After our Screen Verdict ratings we share what could be in the works including the long awaited Space Jam podcast.
October 11, 2015 01:41 PM PDT
Screen Verdict is excited to review the latest season of both the Emmy and SV award wining series Veep.
We share our thoughts on Selina as the President and unravel the various political scandals that come up throughout the season. We also dig up a clip from our 2012 election coverage in order to unpack the season final and Matt asks Veep actor Timothy Simons (Jonah) how soft Patton Oswalt's hands are.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict rating and in Housekeeping share some of Screen Verdict's adventures in the USA including an open mic night at Flapper's Comedy Club.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastThe 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.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastMTV Video Music Awards Preview 2015
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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