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Blank Check with Griffin & David
Not just another bad movie podcast, Blank Check reviews directors' complete filmographies episode to episode. Specifically, the auteurs whose early successes afforded them the rare ‘blank check’ from Hollywood to produce passion projects. Each new miniseries, hosts Griffin Newman and David Sims delve into the works of film’s most outsized personalities in painstakingly hilarious detail.
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Ratings & Reviews
4.8 stars from 3,340 ratings
Less is more
Like a lot of pop culture podcasts, far too self indulgent juvenile and unfocused... perhaps learn not to talk over each other like hyper excitable college students laughing at your own clever quips - your mic technique or lack of voice control gives this listener a headache- lose at least 30-40...Read full review »
rawheadtex via Apple Podcasts · Ireland · 05/24/20
New addiction
I’ve been alternating between this podcast and Black Men Can’t Jump In Hollywood (which is where I learned about Blank Check). They’re my favorite part of every day. I love it when Griffin quickly rattles off all of producer Ben’s nicknames (but not Professor Crispy), and the opening theme to the...Read full review »
Anthony Gillison via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
Perfect for movie lovers
Always very insightful and entertaining. David Sims and Griffin Newman have wonderful chemistry.
JoeyTru4747 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 05/21/20
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Griffin Newman joined by guest co-host Ben Hosley invite you to join them for a screening of Wayne's World this Friday, March 15th at 8pm ET / 5pm PT on!
Published 05/13/20
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