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'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.
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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.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcastThe 2016 SVs - Screen Verdict's Film and Televsion Awards
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!
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'La La Land' Review - Our Magical Musical Musings
February 17, 2017 09:50 PM PST
It's Oscar season and this week Screen Verdict enlists the help of Jonathan's fiancee Bonnie in order to review the Best Picture front runner - La La Land.
With Jonathan's fandom for Ryan Gosling we get sidetracked naming our top 3 actors before we discuss the best approach for Matt scoring a date with Emma Stone.
On the podcast Screen Verdict comes up with a game we want you to play at home involving starting a La La Land flash dance on the highway.
Along the way we compare Ryan Gosling's character to Miles Teller's character in Whiplash, Bonnie relates to Emma Stone's actress life in LA, and choose our favourite LA locations from the film.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict ratings and in Housekeeping we discuss the Screen Verdict awards, share how Jonathan accidentally left a guest off the engagement party guest list and try to find Matt a wedding date.'Westworld' Season 1 Review
January 23, 2017 09:00 PM PST
This week Screen Verdict reviews the sci-fi western from HBO, Westworld.
Along the way we discuss our favourite characters and plot twists as well as the types of characters we would be in the park, and answer the question of whether what happens in Westworld stays in Westworld.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict rating and share our New Year's Resolution in Housekeeping.
For all our reviews and competitions you can Like us at - https://www.facebook.com/ScreenVerdictPodcast'Arrival' Review - Should I Stay (Home) or Should I Go (See It)?
January 05, 2017 06:44 PM PST
Screen Verdict is back better and fatter than ever after the holidays!
This week on the podcast we review the sci-fi film Arrival from Dennis Villeneuve featuring Amy Adams, Jeremy Renner and Forest Whitaker.
Along the way we discuss the shelf life for alien spaceship selfies, how Amy Adams 'Columbo's' a rival linguist, and we answer the old age question of "would you rather know how you die or when you die?".
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict ratings and in Housekeeping we resolve an unresolved mystery from our Stranger Things podcast
October 29, 2016 03:43 PM PDT
On this week's podcast we review the first season of Netflix's Stranger Things.
Along the way we share our thoughts on the Nancy, Steve and Jonathan love triangle, Eleven's love for eggos, what happened to Barb, and try to organise a Screen Verdict game of Dungeons and Dragons.
We also feature a Screen Verdict first as Matt takes the podcast on the move as he finishes our review on the Sydney train system.
Lastly we give our Screen Verdict review and drop arguably the biggest news we ever revealed in Housekeeping!
October 09, 2016 12:56 PM PDT
This year Screen Verdict decided to mix it up by doing an Emmys review instead of a preview.
We break down the winners and losers in all the major categories and see how they compared to Screen Verdict's hopes and expectations.
Jonathan also compares Candice Bergen to Mark Taylor, Matt creates the new rating system of sizzle or fizzle, and we pinpoint the moment you know your childhood is over. Lastly Matt provides proof of his friendship with Tony Hale or at the very least does a very good Tony Hale impressions.
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