Do you enjoy science-fiction, fantasy, comic books, video games, or weird TV shows with complicated backstories? Then join EW’s Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich as they explore the most important topics in modern geekdom.
Join Entertainment Weekly TV critics Kristen Baldwin and Darren Franich for Best of Shows: Best of the Decade, a weekly countdown of the best television from the 2010s. Each episode will focus on highlighting the top shows in key categories — comedy, drama, reality, series finales — and we’ll even make time to castigate some of the worst shows of the last 10 years.
The show that changed television is back. Pour yourself some damn good coffee and join Entertainment Weekly’s men from another place, Jeff Jensen and Darren Franich, as they unwrap the plastic and examine the mysteries of Showtime's trippy horror-soap revival.
A podcast about a galaxy, far, far away: Entertainment Weekly reporter James Hibberd and critic Darren Franich discuss the latest Star Wars projects and news -- from The Rise of Skywalker to The Mandalorian to re-watches of classic Star Wars titles. Subscribe today, it’s not a trap!
Experts and enthusiasts competitively collaborate in the creation of screen-centric "best of" lists. Hosted by draft commissioners Clay Keller and Ryan Marker.
Dive deep into the HBO hit fantasy series each week with Entertainment Weekly's top Westeros war correspondent James Hibberd and Greyjoy fanboy Darren Franich as they talk about what happened on the show, both on camera and behind the scenes – and what might be coming up.
Always enthusiastic (and intermittently intelligent) "video store counter" discussions, hosted by former video store clerks Clay Keller and Ryan Marker.
Director Dan Trachtenberg (10 Cloverfield Lane) and podcaster David Chen (Culturally Relevant) competitively rank the 7 best films from the career of the singular John Woo! Cue the doves!
BenDavid Grabinski (Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Happily) and Morgan Peter Brown (The Dungeon Run) take Screen Drafts to the Danger Zone.
Joanna Robinson (Vanity Fair) joins Bryan and Graham for the second installment of their trilogy of drafts focusing on the cinematic adaptations of the works of William Shakespeare. PART II covers theatrical feature films, released between 1989-2020, that use the Bard's original text.
Clay and Ryan invite Thomas Grabinski to join their Kristmas Eve 2020 festivity of drafting every* feature film by French auteur Olivier Assayas! *available on home video
Bryan Cogman and Pat Driscoll draft the seven best adaptations of Charles Dickens' classic tale! If you're able, please donate to the charities highlighted by Bryan and Pat on the episode: My Friends' Place (myfriendsplace.org) & The Marcia P. Johnson Foundation (marshap.org)!
Drea Clark (Who Shot Ya?) saddles up with Darren Franich (EW.com) and Billy Ray Brewton (Scripts Gone Wild) as the sun sets on their epic, year-long, trilogy of Western mini-Mega drafts. For Part III, they rank the 13 best traditional Westerns released between 1993-2020.
Drew McWeeny (Formerly Dangerous) is back at the draft table, this time with his ol' pal Alan Sepinwall (Rolling Stone), drafting the seven best films ever adapted from television shows!
Halle Kiefer returns to draft the best films starring the stars of the television show Friends with her Ruined podcast co-host Alison Leiby (The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel)!
On 11/22/95, Disney released Pixar's Toy Story, forever changing the animated film landscape. On 11/22/20, Screen Drafts forever changed the podcast landscape with our PIXAR SUPER DRAFT. Griffin Newman (Blank Check, The Tick), Adam B. Vary (Variety), Angelique Jackson (Variety), and Dane McDonald (Chasing Chalamet) competitively rank all 22 feature…
Filmmakers / Franks Frank Dietz (Shudder's "Creepshow") and Frank H. Woodward (Lovecraft: Fear of the Unknown) visit the human planet earth to draft the 7 best science fiction films from the 1950s!
The hosts of This Had Oscar Buzz (Chris Feil & Joe Reid) sashay up to the virtual draft table and rank the best fictional films ever made about DRAG!
Hail to the Chief! Writer and comedian Guy Branum goes head-to-head with our very own Ryan Marker, drafting the 7 best films about the President of the United States (real or fictional)!
Hosts James Hibberd and Darren Franich are back with the fourth and final new episode of Game of Thrones Weekly, celebrating James' new book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, available now! This week James and Darren get into the controversial final season, including the cast and crew’s thoughts about the final Daenerys twist. Featuring exclusive intervie…
SCREAM Drafts 2020 comes to a terrifying conclusion with Jim Branscome (Cinematic Void) and Alfonso Carrillo (Rendevous LA) drafting the top 7 nasties films on the Thatcher government's "Video Nasties - Prosecuted Films" list!
Hosts James Hibberd and Darren Franich are back with the third of 4 new episodes of Game of Thrones Weekly, celebrating James' new book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, available now! This week James and Darren discuss two major controversies: the trip to Dorne and Sansa’s “Wedding Night,” as well as the Battle of the Bastards. Featuring an exclusive int…
ALIEN. PREDATOR. SCOTT WAMPLER (The Kingcast). ANGIE HAN (mashable.com). BRIAN COLLINS (Horror Movie A Day). Whoever wins... we WIN!
Hosts James Hibberd and Darren Franich are back with the second of 4 new episodes of Game of Thrones Weekly, celebrating James' new book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, available now! This week James and Darren discuss the show’s rise in the early seasons including George R. R. Martin’s least favorite scene, the Battle of Blackwater and the traumatic fi…
For their 3rd annual SCREAM Draft match-up, Billy Ray and Kyle tackle the broad subgenre of HORROR REMAKES!
Hosts James Hibberd and Darren Franich are back with the first of 4 new episodes of Game of Thrones Weekly, celebrating James' new book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon, available now! This week James and Darren discuss the development of the show, including the failed first TV pilot and the recasting of Daenerys. Featuring exclusive interviews with co-cr…
We open the gates of Scream Drafts 2020 with Rebekah McKendry (Nightmare University) and Elric Kane (Pure Cinema Podcast) drafting the filmography of Italian shock master Lucio Fulci!
EW's Game of Thrones Weekly, like Jon Snow, has risen from the dead! Hosts James Hibberd and Darren Franich are back with 4 new episodes of Game of Thrones Weekly, celebrating James' upcoming book Fire Cannot Kill a Dragon with behind-the-scenes interviews and stories about the making of the show. Both the book and our new episodes will launch on O…
Clay and Darren are not from around here as they draft the 7 best "Florida Crime" movies ever made! Along for the gator tour are Ryan, assuming the host role, and guest co-commissioner Walter Hollmann (a Florida native)!
Thus begins Bryan and Graham's epic three part journey through the entire history of William Shakespeare on the silver screen! In PART I, Maureen Lee Lenker (EW.com) joins the lads to draft the 11 best films released theatrically from 1927-1988 that use the original Shakespeare text in their adaptation.…
Two of Screen Drafts' most passionate guest GMs, Dave Schilling (Full Court Chat) and Jordan Crucchiola (Disaster Girls, A Simple Podcast) go head-to-head, drafting the filmography of the "king of the 90s," WESLEY SNIPES!
Get in, we're going on a road trip (draft) with Dave Holmes and Matt Mercer! Don't forget to use the restroom first!
And now, the epic conclusion! Recorded LIVE for the Chattanooga Film Festival on May 24, 2020
LIVE from the (virtual) Chattanooga Film Festival 2020, it's part one of the epic 70s HORROR MEGA DRAFT, with Clarke Wolfe, Chelsea Stardust, Graham Skipper, Billy Ray Brewton, and Beezlebub the CFF demon! Originally aired May 23, 2020
Enjoy a little taste of what can be found every month over on the Screen Drafts Patreon feed -- Clay and Ryan drafting the 5 films in the Jurassic Park / World franchise, with trivia from Darren and Billy Ray! To sign up, visit patreon.com/screendrafts
The dark second chapter in this epic trilogy finds old arch-rivals Darren and Billy Ray doing battle with co-commissioner Ryan, drafting the 13 best Westerns released between 1964 and 1992. Stepping in a guest co-commissioner is Bryan Cogman, doing his damndest to help Clay keep all these gunslingers in line.…
Writer/podcasters Dana Schwartz ("She Hulk," Noble Blood) and Phillip Iscove ("Sleepy Hollow," Podcast Like It's 1999) draft the seven best films from the classic-laden filmography of Gen X queen Winona Ryder!
Entertainment Weekly colleagues (and friends) Christian Holub & Devan Coggan draft the best films adapted from comic books that AREN'T about superheroes!
The con is on! Comedians / writers / actors / podcasters Ify Nwadiwe (Who Shot Ya?) and Demi Adejuyigbe (The Good Place) draft the seven best movies about the confidence trick!
Veteran sketch comedy performers Henry Zebrowski (The Last Podcast On the Left) and Graham Skipper (Sequence Break) draft the seven best films that celebrate the form!
The guys behind the Critically Acclaimed podcast network, William Bibbiani and Witney Seibold, draft the seven best films about the animal kingdom fighting back!
ROCK ON with filmmakers / metalheads Rebekah McKendry and Dave Parker as they draft the seven best "Heavy Metal" films ever made!
Because it's 2020 (ugh) audiences will not be flocking to the multiplexes to enjoy Hollywood's hottest summer releases this 4th of July holiday weekend. So Adam B. Vary (Variety) and Alison Willmore (Vulture) thought it would be fun to indulge in some summer nostalgia by looking back and ranking the 7 best films that opened on Independence Day week…
We'll show you the life of the mind! Bryan Cogman guest commissions as Clay and Ryan embark on what is not only the first two-GM Super Draft, but also the first director filmography Super Draft: the films of Joel & Ethan Coen.
First time guest GM Jordan Cruccihola (Vulture, The Disaster Girls) and veteran guest GM Drea Clark (Who Shot Ya?) draft the 7 best "Mistaken Identity" movies ever made! If a tease in the episode description will encourage you to listen, then consider this: something UNPRECEDENTED happens during this episode!…
May we have your attention, please? Attention please! Theatre degree holders Bryan Cogman and Ryan Marker go head-to-head for the first time, drafting the musical films of the 1960s, while Oriana fills in for Ryan next to Clay at the commissioners table on this delightful episode!
In part one of their trilogy of Westerns mini-Mega drafts, Billy Ray and Darren invite director Jared Moshe (THE BALLAD OF LEFTY BROWN) to draft the 13 best Westerns released from 1927-1963.
Death to Screen Drafts! Long live the new flesh! Returning guest GM Drew McWeeny ("Formerly Dangerous") and first timer Brian Duffield (writer of Underwater, and the upcoming Spontaneous) draft the seven best films by DAVID CRONENBERG!
Actor/podcaster Griffin Newman (The Tick, Blank Check) and director/podcaster J.D. Amato (My Brother, My Brother, and Me, 12 Hour Day) are nearly as enthusiastic about their friendship as they are about the work of singular genius Jim Henson. What will happen when they need to competitively collaborate on ranking the definitive "best of" list of hi…
Veteran guest GMs / real life best buds Oriana and Maureen draft the seven best films that depict the relationship between a mother and a daughter!
Vanity Fair colleagues and Little Gold Men co-hosts Joanna Robinson and Katey Rich draft the seven best films about "brief encounters!"
Author Bethy Squires (Drunk History) and comedy writer Jocey Coffman (Lovett or Leave It) draft the 7 best "camp" films that have been unleashed on the world since the year 1990!