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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.

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Sep 11, 2019

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

Episode 43: The Best Years of Our Lives (1946)

Released 11 September 2019

For this episode, we watched The Best Years of Our Lives, written by Robert E Sherwood (won) based on the novella Glory for Me by MacKinlay Kantor. It was directed by William Wyler (won) and starred Myrna Loy, Frederic March (won), Dana Andrews, Teresa Wright and Harold Russell (won). It also won for its Editing, Music and was nominated for its Sound Recording.

Next time we will be discussing Midnight Cowboy. If you want to watch it before listening to the next episode you can buy the DVD or Blu-Ray on, or, or you can download it via iTunes (UK) or iTunes (USA).

Our third-ever live show is on 15 September at King’s Place at 12:00pm. We’ll be watching, assessing and taking your questions and comments on Alfred Hitchcock’s Rebecca. Tickets are on sale now.

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