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The Best Pick movie podcast

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.

Jun 19, 2019

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky.

Episode 37: The Lost Weekend (1945)

Released 19 June 2019.

For this episode, we watched The Lost Weekend, written by Charles Brackett and Billy Wilder, directed by Wilder and starring Ray Milland and Jane Wyman. The film won Oscars for its screenplay (adapted...


Jun 5, 2019

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky.

Episode 36: Chariots of Fire (1981)

Released 5 June 2019

For this episode, we watched Chariots of Fire, written by Colin Welland (won), directed by Hugh Hudson (nominated) and produced by David Puttnam. It starred Ben Cross, Ian Charleson, Nigel Havers, Cheryl...


May 22, 2019

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky.

Episode 35: Platoon (1986)

Released 22 May 2019

For this episode, we watched Platoon, written and directed by Oliver Stone (who was nominated in both capacities and won for his direction), starring Tom Berenger (nominated), Willem Dafoe (nominated) and Charlie...


May 8, 2019

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky.

Episode 34: Forrest Gump (1994)

Released 8 May 2019

For this episode, we watched Forrest Gump, written by Eric Roth, from the novel by Winston Groom. It was directed by Robert Zemeckis, and both won Oscars for their work. The film also picked up awards for Tom...


Apr 24, 2019

Best Pick with John Dorney, Jessica Regan and Tom Salinsky.

Episode 33: Dances with Wolves (1990)

Released 24 April 2019

For this episode, we watched Dances with Wolves, written by Michael Blake (won), from his novel. Kevin Costner starred and won for his directing as well as for Best Picture with Jim Wilson. The film...