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'Girls' - Season 3 Review
April 20, 2014 08:19 PM PDT
(Podcast contains Spoilers) This week Screen Verdict reviews the latest season of HBO's Girls. In order to better our understanding of the show we are joined by an actual girl in Jonathan's girlfriend Bonnie.
Matt, Bonnie and Jonathan discuss all of our favourite moments and try to decide who is the worst person on the show. We also tease the potential Screen Verdict on Ice.
Lastly we give the season our Screen Verdict ratings and in Housekeeping touch on the new host for The Late Show.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'Game of Thrones' - S04E01 'Two Swords' Commentary
April 13, 2014 06:24 AM PDT
This week Screen Verdict has a special treat for all our Game of Thrones fans. Matt and Jonathan line up episode one of the latest season and give our play-by-commentary and reactions to the episode so you can listen along in real time.
Why wait 6 months for the DVD (or more likely Blu-Ray) Commentary when you can listen to the Screen Verdict commentary right now?
We discuss all our favourite characters such as Tyrion, Daenaerys and Arya as well as some new introductions to the cast. Follow along as we see the board set up for all the big plays in this season of Game of Thrones.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'The Monuments Men' Review - Is Art Really That Important?
April 05, 2014 12:57 AM PDT
This week Screen Verdict reviews the latest adventure from George Clooney and friends as we talk about the monumental effort to retrieve stolen artwork in The Monuments Men.
On the podcast we talk about Clooney as a director, how important we believed the artwork to be, which of the team duos we most resembled and what are the modern day artworks that we would need to protect in WW3.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict rating we talk about the Oscars, have a classic film debate and pay respect to a much admired artist that recently passed away.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'True Detective' - Season 1 Review
March 28, 2014 01:50 AM PDT
Part One (0-27 minutes) is Spoiler Free. In the first part of this week's podcast Screen Verdict talks detective stuff including theme music and Matt's high school CSI club. We then talk about the premise of the show, our thoughts on Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey and give our Screen Verdict rating. We also tease a unsolved case of our own from the 90s.
Part Two (27-58 minutes) contains SPOILERS. In our spoiler section of the podcast we talk about all the major plot developments, get confused between mowing someone's lawn and cutting their grass and attempt to solve the case of the missing cookies.
March 19, 2014 11:45 PM PDT
(Spoilers in Podcast) This week Screen Verdict binge watches the latest release from Netfilx and gives our review of House of Cards, Season Two.
We take a look at the inappropriately dubbed hijinks and shenanigans of Frank Underwood in Washington. Along the way we tackle water cooler moments, noisy dogs and the game of politics.
Lastly we provide our Screen Verdict rating for the season and update you on what's coming soon from Screen Verdict.
February 27, 2014 10:54 PM PST
(Minor spoilers in podcast) The time has come for the second biggest film awards of the year (right behind the SVs) with the 86th Academy Awards. Matt and Jonathan are joined by Tom O'Neil from www.goldderby.com to discuss their favourite nominees as well as make predictions for all the major categories on the night.
On the podcast we discuss how slaveowners would feel about their portrayal in 12 Years a Slave, whether Captain Phillips was actually a documentary with Tom Hanks and real Somali pirates and how Christians and Atheists can be reunited by a little old Irish lady in Philomena.
February 18, 2014 05:56 PM PST
(Minor spoilers in podcast) This week Screen Verdict is joined by good friend of the podcast and special guest, Dutchy. On the podcast we review the controversial Scorcese film starring Leonardo DiCaprio, Jonah Hill, Matthew McConaughey and whole lot of sex and drugs.
On the podcast we debate the Top 5 biggest movie stars in Hollywood, whether the film glorifies sex and drugs, how it compares to the Screen Verdict work environment and Matt and Jonathan attempt to sell Dutchy a pen.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict ratings and in Housekeeping Matt shares an intriguing Facebook message and Jonathan attempts to find a film lost in space and time.
February 11, 2014 04:20 AM PST
(Podcast contains spoilers) In our much anticipated review, Screen Verdict finally gets to podcast on one of our listeners' favourite shows in Homeland.
Matt and Jonathan dive right into the latest season (via a semi-relevant discussion involving Jennifer Lawrence) and provide their takes on all the big twists and turns involving Brody, Carrie, Saul and to a lesser extent Dana.
Lastly we provide our Screen Verdict rating for the season.
February 05, 2014 05:50 AM PST
(Minor Spoilers in Podcast) This week Screen Verdict reviews the satirical comedy Her, in which a man falls in love with his artificially intelligent operating system. As well as discussing the film directed by Spike Jonze and the performances by Joaquin Phoenix and Scarlett Johansson, Screen Verdict tackles the real issue of whether a human can/should date a computer.
Matt and Jonathan weigh up the pros and cons of dating the operating system, which we place somewhere along the scale between human and toaster. We then make a final decision on our recommendation as to whether you should date your computer.
Lastly we provide a Screen Verdict rating for the actual film.
January 27, 2014 11:43 PM PST
The time has come for Screen Verdict to take a look back at the year 2013 and reward its greatest achievements in film and television. With just 6 categories, this is one the most exclusive awards given in the entertainment industry.
Coming at you delayed from the Screen Verdict Award Auditorium, Matt and Jonathan determine the winners of Best Male TV Actor, Best Female TV Actor, Best TV Series, Best Male Film Actor, Best Female Film Actor and Best Film of 2013.
Come see who takes out the prizes and let us know who you thought should have won.
Movies, TV or just pop culture; Jonathan and Matt have opinions and they aren't afraid to give them.
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