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The Media Play News Podcast

May 17, 2023

The writer’s strike brings Hollywood production to a standstill, Mario and Avatar come to streaming, and Xbox’s gaming console is on the ropes. All that and more on this month’s episode!


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Apr 19, 2023

We’re back! We’ve switched to a monthly release schedule for now, which means there’s a lot to catch up on. Mario movie review and where to expect it on streaming, the Max service orders a full 10-year Harry Potter series, and an interview with Jeff Rauseo from the podcast Films at Home.



Mar 22, 2023

Shazam 2 debuted under expectations in theaters, but we take the contrarian opinion that this doesn’t mean anything negative for superhero movies. Netflix is going to double its game content library in the next year, and as we scroll through their games some of them are actually solid titles. Last, Rocky III gets...

Mar 15, 2023

We break down some Oscars winners and recall back to older Oscars wins to debate whether they hold up or not. The Silo debuts soon on Apple TV+, and John Wick is getting a trilogy box set as a promotional lead-up to its fourth film’s debut. This franchise needs to wind down!


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Mar 8, 2023

It’s a 20-foot deep dive into animation this week: surprise hit Puss in Boots: The Last Wish hits Peacock soon and we talk about what its artistic style spells for the future of animated features. Meanwhile Crunchyroll has partnered with Sony to add itself as a one-click button to one of Sony’s smart TV lines....