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World's Greatest Adventurer Productions (or WGA-Productions) is a Modern Audio Drama production company.Currently we are producing,GenesisCaptain MarvelousJericho Nash - World's Greatest Adventurer (2017)Genesis, is a multi-cast show following the lives of young people who have superhuman powers. Follow their struggles to use and control their powers as well as dealing with enemies to them and their world.Captain Marvelous - Is a one-man show, done as a parody of classic Silver Age comics, m ...
 
News and information about the WGAw, and interviews with screenwriters from the worlds of movies, television, and new media.
 
OnWriting is a screenwriting podcast brought to you by the Writers Guild of America, East. It's a show about the stories we see on our screens and the people who make them happen. Each week, writers from the film, television, news and digital media industries talk to us about their work - from pitching to production, from process to favorite lines, and everything in between. Season 1 is hosted by Jordan Carlos. Season 2 is hosted by Caroline Waxler.
 
News and information about the WGAw, and interviews with screenwriters from the worlds of movies, television, and new media.
 
This is the Official Page for the brand new, "Hilliard Guess' SCREENWRITER'S RANT ROOM!" We have new sponsors and have changed networks. So expect a kickass new format, new network and a whole lotta REAL TALK! I am Hilliard Guess, an award-winning WGA writer-director-producer, as well as an instructor for The Organization of Black Screenwriters. I love to go IN on screenwriting RANTS, so trust me, you'll get hella GAME in this unfiltered, hilarious podcast series that always delivers! At my ...
 
Two guys named Mike (Mike1 & AlsoMike) bring their backgrounds from the legal field and screenwriting respectively to preview and review Oscars races past, present, and future. This film appreciation pod covers everything in Hollywood from the ridiculous to the prestigious, and everything in between, as only MMO can! Reality sucks, come watch movies with us! Are you a movie fan? Then welcome home.
 
A regularly updated video podcast providing news, updates and analysis of the Writers Guild of America's most newsworthy, and entertaining, events. For more information please visit www.wgaw.org
 
Changing the way you listen to the internet.
 
AwardsDaily.com is a site dedicated to tracking the Oscar race and exposing its rich underbelly. Editors Sasha Stone and Ryan Adams chat up the film awards race from January through Oscar day.
 
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Legal-Ease Podcast
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At Legal-Ease, law students, lawyers, and journalists united offer you a partisan free discussion on current issues affecting America, without convoluted legalese, a word for fancy lawyer talk.
 
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Babz Buzz
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Each edition Literary Agent, Babz Bitela of Silver Bitela Agency*WGA talks soup to nuts about screenwriting.
 
A citizen journalism/new media project featuring a daily audio podcast with accompanying blog by SAG member Tanja Barnes (Available for download in iTunes).
 
A movie podcast that isn't boring.
 
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Oscar Podcast
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Sasha Stone and Ryan Adams of Awards Daily, Craig Kennedy of Living in Cinema talk Oscars.
 
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It’s only August, & awards season is already rife with controversy & MMO debate. After we react to the Little Women trailer & review Martin Scorsese’s Bob Dylan doc, we analyze the Tarantino / Bruce Lee, Disney / Jojo Rabbit, & WGA / ATA showdowns in the trades this past week.What is an Oscar Race Checkpoint? - 1:04OSCAR TRAILER REVIEW:Little W ...…
 
Phil reveals good news and terrifying stories about his recovery from eye surgery, he and Dean lay out a wide array of possible solutions to gun violence, they remember a legendary writer, they update the Writers Guild’s battle with talent agents, they reveal new movie theater subscription news and they re-visit what they were talking about 12 ...…
 
Caroline spoke with Solvan "Slick" Naim—writer, director, rapper, actor, and creator of the Emmy-nominated Netflix series IT'S BRUNO!—about the ways that music informs and shapes his work, the importance of diversity-focused mentorship programs in the entertainment industry, his advice to those who are just starting to try launch their careers ...…
 
Big news for Spidey, more Oscar contender trailers, film festivals that intrigue us, and we debut a new segment, Snubbable or Unsnubbable as we talk about Leonardo DiCaprio’s performance of Rick Dalton in Once Upon A Time In Hollywood.BIG IMPORTANT ASSIGNMENT FOR YOU - 1:02BIGGEST OSCARS NEWS:Sony, Spider-Man, and Marvel - 1:30OSCAR TRAILER REV ...…
 
A must see for horror comedy fans - Ready Or Not is another MMO movie event! We enjoy our new mock awards show format once again with a chance for some more legitimate nominations for this excellent horror film because Samara Weaving is a star!WE NEED YOU, PLEEAASSEE - :50Explaining the New “Movie Event” Format - 2:00THE READY OR NOT, NON-SPOIL ...…
 
Batman: The Movie of 1966 is a campy classic from a bygone era, & it features Cesar Romero’s Joker. This episode includes segments on Romero’s bio & casting story, the historical significance to this Joker, & all the bests & worsts, bat-ladders & penguin gas in Batman (66’).What is This Episode/Series? - Top of ShowEpisode Layout/Index - 1:55NO ...…
 
A couple weeks back, the world, and especially lovers of documentary movies, mourned the death of the great filmmaker D.A. Pennebaker. This week, your friends in podcasting celebrate the career of this cinematic giant and also explore the history of documentary filmmaking itself and they are joined in this effort by documentary film professor R ...…
 
We debate if aliens exist after the new Netflix doc, we compare Good Boys to Booksmart, & we discuss what the CBS Viacom merger means for Star Trek & Mission Impossible. But YOU blow us away again with another GREAT #SixDegreesOfMMO on a new Mike, Mike & Oscar Weekly!WHAT WE’RE WATCHING:AlsoMike - 1:44(MindHunters s2; GLOW s3; Succession s2; Ha ...…
 
Hilliard, Lisa, Chris and big sis, writer/series creator Kellie R. Griffin chop it up in this two-part episode - covering a range of industry game: the writers room, developing new series, notes, staffing and so much more. Direct Link: www.bit.ly/SWRR-269 Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!! We invest countless hours per week to deliver the action ...…
 
We have a new Movie Event review format, & Good Boys is a fun way to debut it. This was a funny ass movie with a surprising amount of heart. If our you could say the same thing about our podcast at some point, we’ll have done our job. Here’s hoping.Explaining the New “Movie Event” Format - 1:20THE GOOD BOYS AWARDS SHOW!:Preliminary Awards - 4:1 ...…
 
Moon Zappa interviews Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) & Joel Fields (The Americans) about their Emmy nominated FX series Fosse/Verdon.
 
Moon Zappa interviews Steven Levenson (Masters of Sex) & Joel Fields (The Americans) about their Emmy nominated FX series Fosse/Verdon.
 
The Joker has fought Batman since 1940. We discuss the clown prince of crime’s timeline from the page to the screen, from comic books to movies to TV to video games, from Caesar to Jack to Heath to Jared to Joaquin. This is our intro to The Joker Character Study on MMO.What is This Episode/Series? - Top of ShowSETTING THE STAGE:Joker Origin Beg ...…
 
Hilliard, Lisa, and Chris are joined this week author Keah Brown! Check out her new book "The Pretty One: On Life, Pop Culture, Disability, and Other Reasons to Fall in Love with Me" Direct Link: www.bit.ly/SWRR-268 Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!! If you're digging this labor of love, please consider supporting this podcast via our Patreon pa ...…
 
We talk about The Hunt, Disney+, the Netflix deal with David & Dan, sequels for Venom, It, & Coming to America (!!!), & dive into trailers for Terminator & Addams Family. Plus, another great #SixDegreesOfMMO & we announce a new re-watch series!NEWS OF THE WEEK:Disney+ Announces an Amazing Deal - 2:38Netflix Responds By Exclusively Signing Benio ...…
 
There was an avalanche of awards season news this past week! We have a new Academy president, a new lineup for the NYFF, a new casting award at the BAFTAs, and an old new debate between us Mikes about Disney & Fox & Dark Phoenix.What is an Oscar Race Checkpoint? - 1:16OSCAR TRAILER REVIEW:Honey Boy Trailer 1 - 1:58ACADEMY NEWS:A New President i ...…
 
Hug your Nai Nai tight. This is the best movie about grandparents maybe ever, and we really enjoyed this review. But questions remain. Can A24 mount an Oscars campaign for Lulu Wang, Awkwafina, and company? Or will we be upset like the Hereditary & Eighth Grade snubs?HEY! YOU! REVIEW US! - :58What is an Oscar Sprint Profile? - 1:45NONSPOILER SE ...…
 
Moon Unit Zappa interviews Emmy-nominated creators/writers Brett Johnson (Ray Donovan) & Michael Tolkin (The Player) about their Showtime limited series Escape at Dannemora.
 
Moon Unit Zappa interviews Emmy-nominated creators/writers Brett Johnson (Ray Donovan) & Michael Tolkin (The Player) about their Showtime limited series Escape at Dannemora.
 
It’s our Tarantino Re-Watch finale! Like we do, here’s an Awards Show for all the movies in this series. With non-spoiler categories first, we discuss the best soundtrack, all kinds of best scenes, our countdown of the best films & so much more.What Is This Episode? - 1:05IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR YOU - 4:32 - 6:55NON-SPOILER TARANTINO AWARD CA ...…
 
Because this show was recorded early Sunday morning, before America awoke to the horrific news of a 2nd mass shooting in a handful of hours, your friends in podcasting only address their thoughts concerning the El Paso shooting – thoughts that concern conspiracy theories, their film The Truth is Out There and more. 12 years ago, Dean and Phil w ...…
 
And we’re back with a terrific #SixDegreesOfMMO, reviews of a ton of new movies like Hobbs & Shaw, trailer reactions to Little Monsters, The Hunt, Mindhunter season 2, and hot takes on the box office & Hollywood news for the MCU, Elvis, Dune, and Dungeons & Dragons!WHAT WE’RE WATCHING:AlsoMike - 1:28(Reviews of: Hobbs and Shaw; The Red Sea Divi ...…
 
In this episode, Hilliard and Chris sit down with friend of the podcast, DOUG ATCHISON award-winning writer/director of Akeelah and The Bee and writer of the new, hit film BRIAN BANKS starring Aldis Hodge, Greg Kinnear and Sherri Shepherd! Direct Link: www.bit.ly/SWRR-267 Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!! Support the show via the Patreon link. ...…
 
This is the debut our Weekly Oscar Race Update! We review 13 Oscar Trailers, preview the Fall Film Festivals of NY, Toronto, & Venice, and cover a ton of Awards Season news for this year’s Oscar Race & those to come.Introducing Our New Weekly Oscars Show - Top of ShowOSCAR TRAILER REVIEWS:The Irishman Trailer #1 - 3:471917 Trailer #1 - 9:24The ...…
 
It’s our spoiler filled review of Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood. We break down the plot, analyze the script, debate the themes, and try to get inside the mind & the metaphors of one of cinema’s best filmmakers. This was a big one.What is This Episode? - 1:14MMO Theater’s Spoiler Warning Scene - 3:35SPOILER-FILLED REVIEW:WHAT IS “TRADEMARK TARA ...…
 
Amena Kamel interviewed Stephanie on Entertainment Law and starting a practice in the field.Stephanie Boxerbaum is the managing partner and founder of Box Counsel. With over fifteen years of entertainment law experience, Stephanie was previously Executive Vice President of Business Affairs and Business Development for izo (formerly DanceOn, the ...…
 
We debate the Oscar chances of Tarantino’s Once Upon a Time...in Hollywood throughout part 1 of our review here. Yes, this is non-spoilers. But it’s still a full study of the making of, the production values, performances, & script of this major Oscar contender.How Does This Episode Work? - :54NON-SPOILER REVIEWCast and Crew - 3:13Specs - 8:49P ...…
 
It’s Dean’s birthday and we have a special, action-packed show! It gets under way with a famous movie star singing “Happy Birthday” to everyone’s favorite Lone Gunman. In “Live Event of the Week”, the return of Dean’s one-man improv “X-Files” show gets celebrated. Phil updates everyone on his most recent eye surgery before climbing his soapbox ...…
 
We discuss Marvel’s Phase 4 & speculate over phase 5. There’s a box office update, some fun horror movie news about Halloween & It, an exciting story about Star Wars, a strange story about Tarantino, we compare The Lion King to Aladdin, + reviews of Crawl, Big Little Lies & more!A New Weekly Oscars Update Show + Details! - 1:33Mike1’s Vacation ...…
 
Hilliard, Chris and writer/producer, Paul Guyot drop some knowledge about their experiences writing TV/ Film Bio Pics! Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!! If you're digging this labor of love, please consider supporting this podcast via our Patreon page. Remember support is love... and every little bit helps tremendously. If you're already an sup ...…
 
Heading into awards season, the big mystery is once again, Netflix, and how they’re gonna push their films for Oscars. We discuss 7 of their upcoming movies, all the buzz & everything we know about them, including chats about The Irishman, Meryl Streep’s next film & much more!What is This Episode? - 1:26Netflix’s Oscars History - 3:12THE NETFLI ...…
 
A round-table with writers Ryan O'Connell (creator, showrunner, and star of 2019 Emmy-nominated Netflix series of Special), David Radcliff (The Rookie), and Katherine Beattie (NCIS: New Orleans) members of WGAW's Writers with Disabilities Committee who discuss working and living with cerebral palsy.
 
A round-table with writers Ryan O'Connell (creator, showrunner, and star of 2019 Emmy-nominated Netflix series of Special), David Radcliff (The Rookie), and Katherine Beattie (NCIS: New Orleans) members of WGAW's Writers with Disabilities Committee who discuss working and living with cerebral palsy.
 
We complete our 3 Part Mid-Year Oscars Report by overviewing 7 more categories including Best Picture, Director, Original Song, International Feature, VFX, Editing, and Production Design. And once more, there are debates over front runners, likely noms, & wildcards.How the Midyear Oscars Report Works - Top of ShowStructure of Category Breakdown ...…
 
We did it! The Hateful Eight is our final Tarantino Series Re-Watch review before we get to see film number 9, Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. As usual, there’s a non-spoiler section first and a not so hateful eight special segments unique to this series.Layout of Our Tarantino Review Episodes - 2:47NON-SPOILER REVIEW:Cast and Crew - 4:26Specs - ...…
 
This week’s installment of YOUR Chillpak Hollywood Hour is a 75 minute, globe-trotting, space-faring, time-traveling adventure. 12 years ago this week, your friends in podcasting were discussing San Diego Comic-Con and “Star Trek”. This week, they are STILL discussing Comic-Con and “Star Trek”! They are also discussing the 50th anniversary of t ...…
 
Hilliard, Chris, and Lisa are joined by Paul Guyot to answer listener mail! Get the Rant Room T-shirt HERE!!! Support the show via the Patreon link. Remember support is love! And we WOULD LIKE TO DO A Live-Show at San Diego Comic-Con next year... but only with your support. DRIVE (the script) Don't forget to listen to... Stay Free: The Story of ...…
 
Django Unchained is Tarantino’s most successful film at the Box Office. It’s also one of the more polarizing. We break it all down with our usual Oscar Lens, Non-Spoiler section first, and a not so hateful eight new segments unique to this Tarantino re-watch series.Layout of Our Tarantino Review Episodes - 1:54NON-SPOILER REVIEW:Cast and Crew - ...…
 
We review The Lion King, trailers from the new IT, Top Gun, & Cats as well as give you Oscar Race News surrounding TIFF & the London Film Fest. Plus, there’s a new #SixDegreesOfMMO & our reactions to a new 007, Barbie, and an Eddie Murphy comeback.OSCAR RACE UPDATE:Damien Chazelle’s Babylon Takes Shape - 1:42Ianucci’s Copperfield Film to Open L ...…
 
This is our preview show for Once Upon a Time in Hollywood! We discuss some of the non-spoiler casting, react to the critical reception & box office projections, and then, we each ask 5 questions we need answered in OUATIH.Layout of This Episode - Top of Show ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD PREVIEW:Production Profile - 2:33Review Site Scores/Box ...…
 
Caroline spoke with playwright, screenwriter, and showrunner Gary Lennon about embracing rejection; the elements of a successful writers' room; his philosophy on putting real life in your fiction; the new seasons of POWER, HIGHTOWN, and EUPHORIA, and much more. Gary Lennon's somewhat tumultuous childhood paved the way for the start of his writi ...…
 
We profile 7 more categories including Original Screenplay, Supporting Actor, Costume Design, Animated Feature, Makeup & Hairstyling, Cinematography, and Lead Actress. Frozen vs Toy Story, Pitt vs Dafoe, Erivo vs Mirren - there’s some great races to preview here.How the Midyear Oscars Report Works - Top of ShowStructure of Category Breakdowns - ...…
 
12 years ago this week, your friends in podcasting were recording their first show in stereo (rather than the two channel mono that was absolutely bonkers) and were discussing Gary Oldman’s sex appeal and The Last Mimzy. A clip from that discussion opens week’s show before Phil provides an update on his recovery from AND preparation for eye sur ...…
 
Hilliard and Chris are joined by writer/producer Paul Guyot to talk about writing from outside of Los Angeles, pitching shows, how to be productive when you're not on staff, and how to find different perspectives when writing... After a 10-month hiatus, Paul is back on Twitter! Follow him @Fizzhogg! Support the show via the Patreon link. Get th ...…
 
This MMOW covers how The Woman In The Window got pushed, Fincher’s next film, reviews of I Love You, Now Die & Plus One, a new Judy trailer, Beyonce’s Best Original Song hope, & updates on the Box Office, Comic Con, Disney, Netflix, Lebowski 2(?) & Ghostbusters 2020.OSCAR RACE UPDATE:The Woman in the Window Gets Pushed - 1:27The Farewell Gets L ...…
 
This just might be his “masterpiece.” We review one of our favorites, if not THE favorite of Tarantino’s films with this deep dive into Inglourious Basterds. 8 (Not So) Hateful New Segments augment our normal non-spoiler & spoiler sections on this great movie.Layout of Our Tarantino Review Episodes - 1:36NON-SPOILER REVIEW:Cast and Crew - 3:02S ...…
 
The X-Men are joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and we speculate how & when this will happen. We also have some fun reminiscing about our experiences with the X-Men franchise both at the movies and during our Saturday morning cartoons.What is This Episode? - 1:30The Origin: Comics - 2:35 The Movies - 4:13The TV Shows - 16:00THE RUMORS:The ...…
 
Moon Zappa hosts a conversation with creator/developer/showrunner David Shore (House, The Good Doctor) and Allen Rucker (Fast Times, American Experience) the chair of WGA West's Writers with Disabilities Committee.
 
Moon Zappa hosts a conversation with creator/developer/showrunner David Shore (House, The Good Doctor) and Allen Rucker (Fast Times, American Experience) the chair of WGA West's Writers with Disabilities Committee.
 
We cover seven categories in part 1 including Supporting Actress, Lead Actor, Documentary Feature, Adapted Screenplay, Original Score, Sound Editing & Mixing. Who are our frontrunners? What are the likely nominations? And what are the wildcard picks? We discuss.How the Midyear Oscars Report Works - Top of ShowStructure of Category Breakdowns - ...…
 
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