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Best Pick

Welcome to BEST PICK, the podcast in which we watch, assess and discuss every Academy Award Best Picture winner in no particular order. Hosted by @MrJohnDorney, @ItsJessRegan and @TomSalinsky.

Contact us on bestpickpod@gmail.com. Sign up to our mailing list http://eepurl.com/dbHO3n.

Apr 25, 2018

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 7: The Departed (2006)

Released 25 April 2018.

For this episode, we watched The Departed, directed by Martin Scorsese and written by William Monahan, based on Infernal Affairs, written by Alan Mak and Felix Chong, directed by Mak and Andrew Lau. It stars...


Apr 11, 2018

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 6: Ben-Hur (1959)

Released 11 April 2018.

For this episode, we watched Ben-Hur, written by Karl Tunberg (and uncredited others including Gore Vidal and Christopher Fry), from the novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ by General Lew Wallace. It was directed...


Mar 28, 2018

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 5: American Beauty (1999)

Released 28 March 2018.

For this episode, we watched American Beauty, written by Alan Ball and directed by Sam Mendes, both making their feature film debuts and both winning Academy Awards. Music was by Thomas Newman (nominated)...


Mar 14, 2018

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 4: From Here to Eternity (1953)

Released 14 March 2018.

For this episode, we watched From Here to Eternity, written by Daniel Taradash from the novel by James Jones, directed by Fred Zinnemann, starring Burt Lancaster, Montgomery Clift, Deborah...


Mar 7, 2018

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky

Episode 3.5: Oscar Winners 2018 released 7 March 2018.

Join our three hosts, somewhat blearily at 5:00am GMT as they quickly sum up the 90th Academy Awards.

Next time we will be discussing From Here to Eternity. If you want to watch it before listening to...