Next Best Picture Podcast

Next Best Picture Podcast

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Interview With The "Shōgun" Sound Team
June 19, 2024

"Shōgun" has become one of the most talked-about and acclaimed shows of 2024 since it premiered on FX earlier this year. Nominated already for Gotham TV and Television Critics Association Awards, the show is an epic transportation to a time and a place in

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 56 - Our Reactions To The 77th Tony Awards
June 17, 2024

The 77th annualTony Awards were held last night, and it was a memorable show with some shocking wins, fun musical performances, moving speeches, and Ariana DeBose doing the thing for a third time in a row! What did Dan Bayer,Lauren LaMagna &Cody Derick

Interview With "Ghostlight" Actor Keith Kupferer
June 17, 2024

"Ghostlight" had its world premiere at the 2024 Sundance Film Festival, where it received positive reviews for its writing, direction, and performances, especially from character actor Keith Kupferer. Having worked in the business for over twenty years, h

Episode 397 - Tribeca Festival 2024 Ends, "Paddington In Peru," "The Instigators" & "The Wild Robot" Trailers
June 16, 2024

For Episode 397,Lauren LaMagna,Giovanni Lago&Tom O'Brien, and I are here to discuss the end of the 2024Tribeca Festival, answer fan questions, and discuss the announcement of this year'sHonorary Oscar Winners. We also go over thepolls, give our rea

"Inside Out 2"
June 15, 2024

For this week's main podcast review,Nadia Dalimonte,Josh Parham,Cody Dericks,Tom O'Brien, and I are reviewing the latest film from Pixar Animation Studios, "Inside Out 2,"starringAmy Poehler, Maya Hawke, Kensington Tallman, Lewis Black, Tony Hale, L

Interviews With "Masters Of The Air" Actor Callum Turner, VFX Supervisor Xavier Matia Bernasconi & Virtual Production Executive Steve Jelly
June 14, 2024

"Masters Of The Air" premiered on Apple TV+ at the beginning of the year, earning strong reviews for its storytelling, performances, and incredible craftsmanship, rightfully earning its place alongside the legendary WWII miniseries "Band of Brothers" (200

Interview With "I Used To Be Funny" Director/Writer Ally Pankiw
June 14, 2024

"I Used To Be Funny" had its world premiere at the 2023 SXSW Film Festival, where it received strong reviews for its story, writing, and lead performance from Rachel Sennott. Writer and Director Ally Pankiw was kind enough to spend some time talking with

The Next Best Theatre Podcast: Episode 55 - Predicting The 2024 Tony Award Winners
June 14, 2024

The 77th annual Tony Awards will be held this Sunday, June 16th, and for this latest episode of Next Best Theatre, we are here with a special guest to deliver our final predictions on who we think will win. For this episode, Dan Bayer, Lauren LaMagna, and

Interview With "Firebrand" Director Karim Aïnouz
June 13, 2024

"Firebrand" had its world premiere at the 2023 Cannes Film Festival, where it received solid reviews for its telling of Katherine Parr (Alicia Vikander), Queen of England, and the wife and widow of Henry VIII (Jude Law). Brazilian director Karim Aïnouz ("

Interview With "I'm A Virgo" Actor Jharrel Jerome
June 13, 2024

Jharrel Jerome made Emmy history when he won television's top prize for his work in Ava DuVernay's "When They See Us." Just 21 years old, Jerome became the youngest person to win Lead Actor in a Limited Series and the first Afro-Latino actor to be nominat