Archive for the ‘Hollywood Beat’ Category

MIDG 4th Annual Oscars Predictions Podcast For The 89th Academy Awards

Posted 24 Feb 2017 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Film Reviews, Hollywood Beat, Movies I Didn't Get, Movies I Got

Hosted by Ezra Stead with special guests: Jason A. Hill, Alan Tracy and Pete K. Wong.

The MIDG Oscars Podcast, 2017 edition.

Oscar discussion and predictions for the show Sunday night, February 26th, on ABC.

 

 

 

Duration: 2 hours and 9 minutes.

 

Intro Music: LA LA Land “Another Day Of Sun”

Outro Music: The Neon Demon “Runaway”

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MIDG 3rd Annual Oscars Predictions Podcast For The 88th Academy Awards

Posted 22 Feb 2016 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Film Reviews, Hollywood Beat, Movies I Didn't Get, Movies I Got

Hosted by Jason A. Hill & Ezra Stead with special guests: Alan Tracy and Pete K. Wong.

The MIDG Oscars Podcast, 2016 edition.

Oscar discussion and predictions for the show Sunday night, February 28th, on ABC.

 

 

 

Duration: 1 hour and 45 minutes.

 

Intro Music: The Danish Girl

Outro Music: Mad Max: Fury Road

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MIDG Podcast #3: 87th Academy Awards Oscars Predictions

Posted 21 Feb 2015 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Film Reviews, Hollywood Beat, Movies I Didn't Get, Movies I Got

By Jason A. Hill & Ezra Stead

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The MIDG Oscars Podcast, 2015 edition.

Oscar discussion and predictions for the show Sunday night, February 22nd, on ABC.

 

Part 1: 1 hour and 6 minutes.

 

Part 2: 1 hour and 11 minutes.

 

Intro Music: Theory Of Everything Theme

Outro Music: Whiplash Title Theme

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MIDG Podcast #2: The Good And The Bad

Posted 20 Apr 2014 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Film Reviews, Hollywood Beat, Movies I Didn't Get, Movies I Got

By Jason A. Hill & Ezra Stead

 

Jason and Ezra discuss the basic elements of good and bad film. From dramas to comedies, action to science fiction, good and bad movies come in many forms and take on many critics. Here are just a few examples as we ponder the idea of what makes a good film good and a bad film bad.

 

 

 

 

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MIDG Podcast: #1 2014 Oscar Predictions

Posted 02 Mar 2014 — by Jason A. Hill
Category Film Industry News, Film Reviews, Hollywood Beat, Movies I Didn't Get, Movies I Got

By Jason A. Hill & Ezra Stead

 

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Best Picture

Jason’s Prediction:  The Wolf of Wall Street

Jason’s Favorite: 12 Years a Slave

Ezra’s Prediction: 12 Years a Slave

Ezra’s Favorite: The Wolf of Wall Street

 

Best Directing

Jason’s Prediction:  Steve McQueen

Jason’s Favorite:  Steve McQueen

Ezra’s Prediction: Alfonso Cuaron / Steve McQueen

Ezra’s Favorite: Steve McQueen

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ABC News “Nightline” Launches “Primetime Nightline” Summer Series

Posted 27 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez

ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.ABC’s Nightline leaves us in no doubt why they are leaders in late night news with the launch of its summer series of one-hour specials starting Wednesday June, 22.

The 13 week primetime summer series starts with a five-part investigation into the realm of the extra-sensory and spiritual with experiences that are beyond belief. The series which is suitably titled Beyond Belief includes segments on “twintuition,” psychic power and near death experiences.

“Sometimes the most interesting trips are the ones that take you places you never thought you’d go. These are mysteries in the most profound sense,” says Nightline executive producer Jeanmarie Condon. “Stories that defy proof and perception are the ultimate adventure – and perfect for summer – to kick off our 13 specials.” Read More

Get A Head Start On Summer Viewing On Medianet

Posted 20 Jun 2011 — by contributor
Category Essay, Hollywood Beat

By Rachel Menendez

If you want a head start on summer and what is going to be screened over the coming months, then you should logo on to Medianet.com.If you want a head start on summer and what is going to be screened over the coming months, then you should log on to Medianet.com, where plenty of full episodes and season pilots await you.

Video that is available includes programs from ABC and all of its affiliates including ABC Primetime, ABC Daytime, ABC Family, Disney Channel, Disney XD, Hyperion and SOAPnet. In addition to ABCANET for ABC affiliates.

You can easily register for the site at abcmedianet.com and get instant access to the available programs as well as screeners, clips, sound bites and more. Among the available full episodes currently available are: Apartment 23, Charlie’s Angels, Last Man Standing, Work It, Scandal and Suburgatory. Read More