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Join world travelers Chris and Taylor as they discuss all things pop culture, entertainment and nerdom. Embrace your inner nerd and know your potential. And maybe one day they'll find a proper title.

Chris Duir & Taylor Sokol


    • Jan 26, 2023 LATEST EPISODE
    • weekdays NEW EPISODES
    • 31m AVG DURATION
    • 337 EPISODES

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    Potential Pick - Welcome to Chippendales

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 26, 2023 14:06


    Chris and Taylor review the biographical drama miniseries "Welcome to Chippendales" created by Robert Siegel and inspired by the book "Deadly Dance: The Chippendales Murders" by K. Scot Macdonald and Patrick MontesDeOca.  Steve Banerjee, an Indian immigrant seeking the American dream, builds the largest male strip joint only to burn it down in less than ten years and wind up an accessory to murder.  The show stars Kumail Nanjiani, Murray Bartlett, Annaleigh Ashford, Juliette Lewis, Andrew Rannells, Robin de Jesús, Spencer Boldman, Nicola Peltz and Dan Stevens.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: Let's Get CheckedGet 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the promo code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2023 13:59


    Chris and Taylor review the new Dreamworks animated film "Puss in Boots: The Last Wish" written by Paul Fisher and Tommy Swerdlow with direction by Joel Crawford.  Puss in Boots goes on a journey to find the mystical Last Wish to restore eight of his nine lives while escaping Goldilocks and The Three Bears, "Big" Jack Horner and a mysterious hooded wolf who plans to hunt him down for his last life.  The voice cast includes Antonio Banderas, Salma Hayek Pinault, Harvey Guillén, Florence Pugh, Olivia Colman, Ray Winstone, Samson Kayo, John Mulaney and Wagner Moura.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: Let's Get CheckedGet 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - His Dark Materials (Season 3) Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 19, 2023 26:45


    Spoiler Warning. Chris and Taylor review the a fantasy drama television series, His Dark Materials, based on the trilogy of novels of the same name by Philip Pullman. It is produced by Bad Wolf and New Line Productions, for BBC One and HBO, with the latter handling international distribution. Season 3 picks up where we left off, where Lord Asriel called upon the angels to help him wage a war, and Mrs Coulter abducted her daughter Lyra to take her to "safety" back in their own world. This prompts Will to try and find Lyra to save her from her mother. The series stars Dafne Keen, Ruth Wilson, Will Keen, Lewin Lloyd, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Ruta Gedmintas, Amir Wilson, Nina Sosanya, Jade Anouka, Sean Gilder, Simone Kirby, Andrew Scott, Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje, Jonathan Aris, Chipo Chung, Kobna Holdbrook-Smith, Jamie Ward, James McAvoy, Alex Hassell.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Keen: get your first 10 minutes with any psychic advisor for only 1.99 with our link - that's $99 In savings: https://trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Matilda the Musical

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 13, 2023 13:59


    Chris and Taylor review the new musical fantasy film "Roald Dahl's Matilda the Musical" adapted from the stage musical by Matthew Warchus, Tim Mincin and Dennis Kelley.  Matilda Wormwood, who is neglected and mistreated by her parents, develops psychokinetic abilities to deal with Miss Trunchbull, the ruthless and cruel principal of Crunchem Hall Elementary School.  The film stars Alisha Weir, Emma Thompson, Lashana Lynch, Stephen Graham, Andrea Riseborough and Sindhu Vee.  Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: KeenGet your first 10 minutes with any psychic advisor for only $1.99 with our link - that's $99 in savings!https://trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Glass Onion

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 12, 2023 14:37


    Chris & Taylor review the new mystery film "Glass Onion" written and directed by Rian Johnson and produced by Johnson and Ram Bergman. It is the sequel to the 2019 film "Knives Out," with master detective Benoit Blanc as he takes on a new case revolving around tech billionaire Miles Bron and his closest friends. The cast includes Daniel Craig, Edward Norton, Janelle Monáe, Kathryn Hahn, Leslie Odom Jr., Jessica Henwick, Madelyn Cline, Kate Hudson, and Dave Bautista.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: Let'sGetChecked: Get 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter promo code POTENTIAL25

    The Best and Worst of 2022

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 10, 2023 21:18


    2022 was a huge year for new and exciting entertainment!  Not only did streaming platforms continue dishing out original movies and shows, but movie theaters were continuing to release new cinematic experiences back on the big screen.  Chris and Taylor dish out and discuss their Top 10 favorite, worst films and their favorite TV series of 2022.  Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potentialLet'sGetChecked: Get 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter promo code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - Guillermo del Toro's Pinocchio

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2023 15:02


    Chris and Taylor review the 2022 stop-motion animated musical fantasy film "Pinocchio" directed by Guillermo del Toro and Mark Gustafson.  Loosely based on the 1883 Italian novel "The Adventures of Pinocchio" by Carlo Collodi, it reimagines the story of Pinocchio, a wooden puppet who comes to life as the son of his carver Geppetto, set in Fascist Italy during the interwar period and World War II. It stars the voices of Gregory Mann, David Bradley, Ewan McGregor, Burn Gorman, Ron Perlman, John Turturro, Finn Wolfhard, Cate Blanchett, Tim Blake Nelson, Christoph Waltz and Tilda Swinton.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Let'sGetChecked: Get 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter promo code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - The Whale

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 5, 2023 15:04


    Chris & Taylor review the the psychological drama film "The Whale" directed by Darren Aronofsky and written by Samuel D. Hunter, adapting his 2012 play of the same name.  In the film, Charlie, an English teacher, isolates himself from his students and tries to restore his relationship with his teenage daughter.  The film stars Brendan Fraser, Sadie Sink, Hong Chau, Ty Simpkins, and Samantha Morton.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Season Update/Most Anticipated of 2023

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 3, 2023 28:39


    It's a new year and a new season here on The Potential Podcast!  Season 4 launches with some updates for what to expect this year on the podcast, from big episodes and reviews to continued growth in the digital world of social media.  Plus, with another jam-packed year of entertainment coming up, Chris and Taylor discuss their most anticipated titles in movies, television series and video games for 2023.   Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: KeenGet your first 10 minutes with a psychic advisor for only $1.99...that's $99 in savings!https://trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Avatar: The Way of Water Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2022 36:50


    Chris and Taylor review the 2022 epic science fiction action film "Avatar: The Way of Water" directed by James Cameron, who co-wrote the screenplay with Rick Jaffa and Amanda Silver from a story the trio wrote with Josh Friedman and Shane Salerno.  Jake Sully and Ney'tiri have formed a family and are doing everything to stay together, however, they must leave their home and explore new regions of Pandora when an ancient threat resurfaces.  The film stars Sam Worthington, Zoe Saldaña, Stephen Lang, Joel David Moore, CCH Pounder, Giovanni Ribisi, Dileep Rao, Matt Gerald, Sigourney Weaver, Kate Winslet, Cliff Curtis, Edie Falco, and Jermaine Clement. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor:Keen: get your first 10 minutes with any psychic advisor for only 1.99 with our link - that's $99 In savings: https://trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The White Lotus (Season 2)

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 29, 2022 18:40


    Chris and Taylor review the second season of the HBO black comedy-drama anthology television series "The White Lotus" created, written and directed by Mike White. The series follows a week in the life of vacationers at the fictional White Lotus resort chain is unravelled as they relax and rejuvenate in paradise. With each passing day, a darker complexity emerges in these picture-perfect travelers, the hotel's cheerful employees, and the idyllic locale of Sicily itself. The series stars Jennifer Coolidge, F. Murray Abraham, Jon Gries, Theo James, Michael Imperioli, Tom Hollander, Meghann Fay, Aubrey Plaza, Adam Dimarco, Beatrix Granno, Sabrina Impacciatore, Haley Lu Richardson, Simona Tabasco, Will Sharpe, and Leo Woodall. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Let'sGetChecked: Get 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter promo code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - The Santa Clauses

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2022 11:09


    Chris and Taylor review the Christmas comedy television series "The Santa Clauses" created by Jack Burditt, serving as show runner and executive producer, for Disney+ and based on "The Santa Clause" film series.  Scott Calvin is on the brink of his 65th birthday and realizing that he can't be Santa forever. With a lot of elves, children, and family to please, Scott sets out to find a suitable replacement Santa while preparing his family for a new adventure in a life south of the pole. The series stars Tim Allen, Elizabeth Mitchell, Eric Lloyd, David Krumholtz, Austin Kane, Elizabeth Allen-Dick, Matilda Lawler, Devin Bright, Rupali Redd and Kal Penn. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Spirited

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 22, 2022 10:00


    Chris and Taylor review the Christmas-themed musical comedy film "Spirited" written by Sean Anders and John Morris with direction by Anders.  The film is a modern retelling of Charles Dicken's 1843 novella "A Christmas Carol," in which the Ghost of Christmas Present is nearing retirement and sets his sights on fixing an "unredeemable" man.  The film stars Will Ferrell, Ryan Reynolds, Octavia Spencer, Patrick Page, Tracy Morgan, Sunita Mani, Loren G. Woods and Aimee Carrero.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: Keen  Get your first 10 minutes with any psychic advisor for only $1.99 with our link - that's $99 in savings!trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Wednesday

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2022 18:17


    Chris and Taylor review the coming-of-age supernatural comedy horror television series, Wednesday, based upon the character Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family. This was created by Alfred Gough and Miles Millar, with Tim Burton directing 4 episodes and serving as executive producer.It revolves around the titular character, while attending her new school, Nevermore Academy, Wednesday Addams attempts to master her emerging psychic ability, thwart a killing spree and solve the mystery that embroiled her parents 25 years ago. The series stars Jenna Ortega as the title character, with Catherine Zeta-Jones, Luis Guzmán, Isaac Ordonez, Gwendoline Christie, Riki Lindhome, Jamie McShane, Fred Armisen, and Christina Ricci. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor:Keen: get your first 10 minutes with any advisor for only 1.99 with our link - that's $99 In savings: https://trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Violent Night

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 15, 2022 13:38


    Chris and Taylor review the new Christmas action-comedy film "Violent Night" written by Pat Casey and Josh Miller with direction by Tommy Wirkola.  Santa must fight a group of mercenaries who have taken a wealthy family hostage in their home.  The film stars David Harbour, John Leguizamo, Alex Hassell, Alexi Louder, Edi Patterson, Cam Gigandet, Leah Brady and Beverly D'Angelo.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp!Get 10% off your first month of therapy at betterhelp.com/potential

    Disney's "Aladdin" 30th Anniversary with Jafar Voice Actor Jonathan Freeman

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 13, 2022 66:43


    For 30 years the animated Disney classic "Aladdin" had dazzled and entertained audiences around the world, launching a franchise that includes sequels, animated series, spin-off's, video games, a live action remake and a Broadway adaptation.  Chris and Taylor bring you a special episode filled with childhood memories, lots of laughs and a very special guest, the original voice actor and Broadway performer of Jafar, Jonathan Freeman!  We get insight to how he landed the role of Jafar, the process of making the movie, the Broadway adaptation and the long lasting legacy of the franchise.   Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen!  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2022 12:40


    Chris and Taylor review the new Disney+/Marvel special presentation "The Guardians of the Galaxy Holiday Special" written and directed by James Gunn.  Drax and Mantis go on a holiday adventure to give their leader Peter Quill the ultimate gift to celebrate Christmas.  The special stars Pom Klementieff, Dave Bautista, Chris Pratt, Karen Gillan, Sean Gunn, Michael Rooker, Bradley Cooper, Vin Diesel, the Old 97's and Kevin Bacon.    Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp!  Get 10% off your first month of therapy at betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Andor Spoiler Review with Tim Fitzsimons

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 8, 2022 54:49


    Spoiler Warning! Chris and Taylor are once again joined by super fan and Star Wars guru Tim Fitzsimons, reviewing the Disney+ science-fiction action-adventure series, Andor, created by Tony Gilroy. Diego Luna reprises his role as Cassian Andor and also serves as an executive producer. The series follows thief-turned-Rebel spy Cassian Andor Rebel spy Cassian Andor's formative years of the Rebellion and his difficult missions for the cause during the five years that lead up to Rogue One and a New Hope. The ensemble cast also includes Kyle Soller, Adria Arjona, Fiona Shaw, Stellan Skarsgård, Denise Gough, Genevieve O'Reilly, Faye Marsay, Varada Sethu, and Elizabeth Dulau.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Let'sGetChecked: Get 25% off your health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter promo code POTENTIAL25

    Double Holiday Pick - A Christmas Story & A Christmas Story Christmas

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2022 19:26


    Chris and Taylor bring you a double holiday pick as they review both the original holiday classic, "A Christmas Story"(1983) and it's follow up sequel "A Christmas Story Christmas". Chris relieves his child while its Taylors first time *gasp* with fresh eyes as he travels back in time to Cleveland Street for a unique family Christmas with the Parkers.  Then they review the long awaited sequel, Ralphie returns to give his kids a magical Christmas like the one he had as a child. Directed by Clay Kaytis and starring Peter Billingsley, Erinn Hayes, Scott Schwartz, R.D. Robb, Zack Ward, River Drosche, Julianna Layne and Julie Hagerty. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - God of War: Ragnarök

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 1, 2022 14:42


    Chris and Taylor review the new fantasy action-adventure game "God of War: Ragnarök" developed by Sony Interactive/Santa Monica Studios and directed by Eric Williams and Cory Barlog.  Picking up after 2018's "God of War," Kratos and Atreus face the oncoming Norse apocalypse, known as Ragnarök.  The voice cast includes Christopher Judge, Sunny Suljic, Danielle Bisutti, Robert Craighead, Adam J. Harrington, Alastair Duncan, Ben Prendergast, Deborah Ann Woll, Ryan Hurst and Richard Schiff.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen.  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Disenchanted

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2022 13:55


    Chris and Taylor review the new fantasy musical film "Disenchanted" written by Brigitte Hales and directed by Adam Shankman.  Fifteen years after her happily ever after, Giselle questions her happiness, inadvertently turning the lives of those in the real world and Andalasia upside down in the process.  The film stars Amy Adams, Patrick Dempsey, Gabriella Baldacchino, Idina Menzel, James Marsden, Maya Rudolph, Yvette Nicole Brown and Jayma  Mays.  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen!  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The Menu

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 24, 2022 10:34


    Chris and Taylor review the new black comedy horror film "The Menu" written by Seth Reiss and Will Tracy and directed by Mark Mylod.  A young couple travels to a remote island to eat at an exclusive restaurant where the chef has prepared a lavish menu, with some shocking surprises.  The film stars Ralph Fiennes, Anya Taylor-Joy, Nicholas Hoult, Hong Chau, Janet McTeer, John Leguizamo, Reed Birney, Judith Light, Paul Adelstein, Aimee Carrero, Arturo Castro, Rob Yang and Mark St. Cyr.  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Let'sGetChecked.  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25

    Happy Friendsgiving - Pass the Microphone

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 22, 2022 46:11


    As we move into the holidays, Chris and Taylor prepare a feast of memories and celebrate their Friendsgiving to close out the third season of "The Potential Podcast."  Serving up stories of how this podcast has evolved, the effects of the pandemic, major life changes, career updates and even finding love, this episode has a full plate and will leave you wanting seconds!    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThank you to our sponsor Let'sGetChecked!  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25Thanks to our sponsor Keen!  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Enola Holmes 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2022 11:47


    Chris and Taylor review the new mystery film "Enola Holmes 2" written by Jack Thorne and directed by Harry Bradbeer.  Enola is now a detective-for-hire, and her first official case to find a missing girl will lead her to a dangerous mystery that requires the help of her friends, and Sherlock, to unravel.  The film stars Millie Bobby Brown, Henry Cavill, David Thewlis, Louis Partridge, Susie Wokoma, Adeel Akhtar, Sharon Duncan-Brewster and Helena Bonham Carter. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen.  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 17, 2022 42:47


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the 30th film of the MCU "Black Panther: Wakanda Forever" written by Ryan Coogler and Joe Robert Cole with direction by Coogler.  After the death of King T'Challa, the leaders of Wakanda fight to protect their nation against an undiscovered kingdom and its ruler.  The film stars Letitia Wright, Lupita Nyong'o, Danai Gurira, Winston Duke, Tenoch Huerta, Domonique Thorne, Florence Kasumba, Michael Coel, Martin Freeman, Julie Louis-Dreyfus and Angela Bassett. Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy at betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Weird: The Al Yankovic Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 11, 2022 13:46


    Chris and Taylor review the parody biographical film "Weird: The Al Yankovic Story" written by Al Yankovic and Eric Appel with direction by Appel.  Explores every facet of Yankovic's life, from his meteoric rise to fame to his torrid celebrity love affairs and famously depraved lifestyle.  The film stars Daniel Radcliffe, Rainn Wilson, Evan Rachel Wood, Toby Huss, Julianne Nicholson, Spencer Treat Clark, Jack Lancaster, Tommy O'Brien, Thomas Lennon, Arturo Castro, Quinta Brunson, Will Forte and "Weird Al" Yankovic.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Let'sGetChecked!  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - The Patient

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2022 12:50


    Chris and Taylor review the new psychological thriller limited series "The Patient" created by Joel Fields and Joe Weisberg.  A therapist is held captive by a serial killer who seeks help to curb his homicidal urges.  The series stars Steve Carell, Domhnall Gleeson, Linda Emond, Andrew Leeds, Laura Niemi, Alan Blumenfeld, Alex Rich and David Alan Grier.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp at betterhelp.com/potential

    The Talents of Tim Burton

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 8, 2022 67:52


    The combination of imagination and macabre fantasy have put Tim Burton on the map as one of Hollywood's most creative directors.  From his own original works to his fun Burton-spin on established IP's, Burton has had a vast career with some of the most memorable movies ever made.  Chris and Taylor take a look at the films of Tim Burton, his unique style, the actors he works with time and time again, his partnership with Danny Elfman and what the future holds for possible sequels and new works.  Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen!  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potentialThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp!  Get 10% off your first month of therapy at betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - House of the Dragon Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2022 36:34


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the HBO fantasy prequel series "House of the Dragon" created by George R.R. Martin and Ryan Condal.  Set nearly 200 years before "Game of Thrones," the series follows the beginning of the end of the Targaryen house and their civil war known as the "Dance of the Dragons".  The series stars Paddy Considine, Matt Smith, Milly Alcock, Emma D'Arcy, Rhys Ifans, Steve Toussaint, Eve Best, Fabien Frankel, Emily Carey, Olivia Cooke, Graham McTavish and Matthew Needham.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen.  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The Rings of Power Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 3, 2022 36:05


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the new Amazon Prime fantasy series "The Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power" developed by J.D. Payne and Patrick McKay.  Set thousands of years before the events of "The Hobbit" and "The Lord of the Rings," an ensemble cast of characters, both familiar and new, confront the long-feared re-emergence of evil to Middle-Earth.  The series stars Morfydd Clark, Lenny Henry, Markella Kavenagh, Robert Aramayo, Benjamin Walker, Ismael Cruz Córdova, Nazanin Boniadi, Charles Edwards, Daniel Weyman, Owain Arthur, Charlie Vickers, Lloyd Owen and Joseph Mawle.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/Twitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy at betterhelp/com/potential.

    Potential Pick - Black Adam Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 28, 2022 25:09


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the new DC superhero film "Black Adam" written by Adam Sztykiel, Rory Haines and Sohrab Noshirvani and directed by Jaume Collet-Serra.  Nearly 5,000 years after he was bestowed with the almighty powers of the Egyptian gods, and imprisoned just as quickly, Black Adam is freed from an earthly tomb, ready to unleash his unique form of justice on the modern world.  The film stars Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Pierce Brosnan, Noah Centineo, Quintessa Swindell, Sarah Shahi, Mo Amer, Bodhi Sabongui and Marwan Kenzari.  Follow us on Instagram & Facebook: @thepotentialpodcastAnd on Twitter: @thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Let's Get Checked!  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - She-Hulk: Attorney at Law Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2022 19:32


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the latest Marvel/Disney+ series "She-Hulk: Attorney at Law" created by Jessica Gao.  Jennifer Walters navigates the complicated life of a single, 30-something attorney who also can turn into the superpowered She-Hulk.  The series stars Tatiana Maslany, Jameela Jamil, Ginger Gonzaga, Mark Ruffalo, Tim Roth, Josh Segarra, Mark Linn-Baker, Tess Malis Kincaid, Benedict Wong, Jon Bass and Charlie Cox.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen: Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 by going to trykeen.com/potential.

    Second Podcast - Tolkien About Middle Earth with Mitch Golden

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 25, 2022 71:22


    Twenty years ago Peter Jackson adapted J.R.R. Tolkien's "The Lord of the Rings" trilogy for the big screen and elevated the possibilities of how fantasy could be represented in film.  From the incredible production value, perfect cast, epic battles, amazing score; the films dominated fans, critics, the box office and at award season.  Chris and Taylor are joined by fellow LOTR superfan Mitch Golden to discuss the original trilogy, "The Hobbit" trilogy, what makes these films so memorable and what the future looks like for capturing Middle Earth on the big and small screen.  Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @thepotentialpodcastAnd on Twitter: @thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Keen!  Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 by going to trykeen.com/potentialThanks to our sponsor Let's Get Checked!  Get 25% off a health test by going to trylgc.com/potential and entering the code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - Halloween Ends Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2022 16:44


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the new slasher film "Halloween Ends" written by Paul Brad Logan, Chris Bernier, Danny McBride and David Gordon Green with direction by Green.  Set after "Halloween Kills," Laurie Strode and her granddaughter Allyson confront the continued threat of Michael Myers and his influence on the citizens of Haddonfield.  The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Will Patton, Rohan Campbell and Kyle Richards.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy by going to betterhelp.com/potential.

    Potential Pick - Werewolf by Night

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 20, 2022 13:10


    Chris and Taylor review the Marvel/Disney+ TV special "Werewolf by Night" directed by Michael Giacchino.  A group of secret monster hunters compete for an ancient relic while up against a dangerous monster.  The special stars Gael Garcia Bernal, Laura Donnelly, Harriet Sansom Harris, Kirk R. Thatcher, Eugenie Bondurant, Leonardo Nam, Daniel J. Watts, Al Hamacher and Carey Jones.Follow us on Instagram/Facebook: @thepotentialpodcastAnd on Twitter: @thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor Let's Get Checked.  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25

    Potential Pick - Hellraiser

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2022 12:22


    Chris and Taylor review the supernatural horror film "Hellraiser" written by Ben Collins and Luke Piotrowski and directed by David Bruckner.  A young woman struggling with addiction comes into possession of an ancient puzzle box, unaware that its purpose is to summon the Cenobites.  The film stars Odessa A'zion, Jamie Clayton, Adam Faison, Drew Starkey, Brandon Flynn, Aoife Hinds, Hiam Abbass and Goran Višnjić.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Let's Get Checked:  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25Keen: Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 13, 2022 14:48


    Chris and Taylor review the Netflix biographical limited series "Dahmer-Monster: The Jeffrey Dahmer Story" created by Ryan Murphy and Ian Brenner.  The show depicts the life of serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer from the viewpoints of his victims and the incompetence of the police that allowed him to go on a multiyear killing spree.  The series stars Evan Peters, Richard Jenkins, Niecy Nash, Molly Ringwald, Penelope Ann Miller, Michael Learned, Michael Beach, Shaun J. Brown and Karen Malina White.Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: Let's Get Checked:  Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25Keen: Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Objection! Representing the Law in Media with Phillip Lewis Esq.

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 11, 2022 72:33


    All aspects of the law are depicted in the media, from gripping dramas to over-the-top comedies, true-life stories and reality shows; even superheroes are lawyers! Chris and Taylor are joined by entertainment lawyer Phillip Lewis to discuss how lawyers, judges, and the law in general is seen in media, the tropes, the shows and movies that have made an impact and Phillip's own experience as a lawyer in the field of entertainment. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on Twitter: @thepotentialpod Thanks to our sponsor: Let's Get Checked. Get 25% off a health test at trylgc.com/potential and enter the code POTENTIAL25 Thanks to our sponsor: Keen. Get your first 10 minutes of tarot reading for only $1.99 at trykeen.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Hocus Pocus 2

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2022 13:23


    Chris and Taylor review the new supernatural comedy film "Hocus Pocus 2" written by Jen D'Angelo and directed by Anne Fletcher.  29 years after the events of "Hocus Pocus," two young women accidentally summon the Sanderon sisters and must stop the child-hungry witches before the wreak havoc on the world.  The film stars Bette Midler, Sarah Jessica Parker, Kathy Najimy, Sam Richardson, Doug Jones, Tony Hale, Whitney Peak, Belissa Escobedo and Hannah Waddingham.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Bros

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 6, 2022 11:08


    Chris and Taylor review the romantic comedy film "Bros" written by Billy Eichner and Nicholas Stoller with direction by Stoller. Two men with commitment problems attempt a relationship. The film stars Billy Eichner, Luke Macfarlane, Ts Madison, Monica Raymond, Jim Rash, Bowen Yang, Dot-Marie Jones, Guy Branum and Amanda Bearse. Follow us on Instagram & Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on Twitter: @thepotentialpod Thanks to our sponsor BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp at https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Don't Worry Darling Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2022 19:42


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the new psychological thriller film "Don't Worry Darling" written by Katie Silberman and directed by Olivia Wilde.  A young woman living in a 1950's company town begins to believe there is a sinister secret being kept from her by the man who runs it.  The film stars Florence Pugh, Harry Styles, Chris Pine, Olivia Wilde, Gemma Chan, KiKi Layne, Nick Kroll and Timothy Simons.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsors: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - See How They Run

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 29, 2022 10:33


    Chris and Taylor review the new mystery comedy film "See How They Run" written by Mark Chappell and directed by Tom George. When a Hollywood director is murdered backstage at a hit West End show, Inspector Stoppard and Constable Stalker must solve the case. The film stars Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Rowan, Adrien Brody, Ruth Wilson, Reece Shearsmith, Harris Dickinson, David Oyelowo and Charlie Cooper. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on Twitter: @thepotentialpod Thanks to our sponsor BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Puppetry in Cinema with Brendan Malafronte of "Reading Buddies"

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 27, 2022 84:59


    Puppets have been an important asset to film and television as a tool for imaginative and creative storytelling.  The evolution of puppetry into animatronics and beyond have been used in various genres for both children's programs as well as adult entertainment.  Chris and Taylor are joined by actor and puppeteer Brendan Malafronte to discuss their childhood memories, favorite puppets in film, Brendan's puppetry experience and creation of the children's show "Reading Buddies."https://youtube.com/c/ReadingBuddiesTRLFollow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp at https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Cobra Kai Season 5 Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2022 31:14


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the 5th season of the hit Netflix martial-arts comedy series "Cobra Kai" created by Josh Heald, Jon Hurwitz and Hayden Schlossberg.  After losing the All-Valley Tournament, Daniel and Johnny are forced to close their dojo while seeing the continued rise of Cobra Kai under it's new leader, Terry Silver.  The series stars Ralph Macchio, Willaim Zabka, Courtney Henggeler, Xolo Maridueña, Tanner Buchanan, Mary Mouser, Peyton List, Martin Kove, Yuji Okumoto and Thomas Ian Griffith.Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp: Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The Woman King

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 22, 2022 14:30


    Chris and Taylor review the historical epic film "The Woman King" written by Dana Stevens and directed by Gina Prince-Bythewood. Set in the 1820's, the film depicts the West African all-female warrior unit that protects the kingdom of Dahomey. The film stars Viola Davis, Thuso Mbedu, Lashana Lynch, Sheila Atim, John Boyega, Jimmy Odukoya, Hero Fiennes Tiffin and Jordan Bolger. Follow us on Instagram and Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on twitter: @thepotentialpod Thanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Pinocchio

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 16, 2022 14:39


    Chris and Taylor review the new Disney live-action remake film "Pinocchio" written by Robert Zemeckis and Chris Weitz.  A wooden puppet is brought to life by a fairy and is tasked to lead a virtuous life to become a real boy.  The film stars Benjamin Evan Ainsworth, Tom Hanks, Cynthia Erivo, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Keegan-Michael Key, Luke Evans and Giuseppe Battiston. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - Barbarian

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2022 11:17


    Chris and Taylor review the new horror film "Barbarian" written and directed by Zach Cregger.  A young woman finds out the home she has rented was double-booked by a man, and discovers a dark secret within.  The film stars Georgina Campbell, Bill Skarsgård, Justin Long, Matthew Patrick Davis and Richard Brake. Follow us on:Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/thepotentialpodcast/Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/thepotentialpodcast/?ref=pages_you_manageTwitter: https://twitter.com/thepotentialpodThanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp.  Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    The Mummy - Death Is Only The Beginning

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 13, 2022 69:47


    In 1999 Stephen Sommers re-invented the classic Universal monster movie into the summer blockbuster hit "The Mummy." Mixing horror, comedy, action, ground breaking visual effects and an incredible cast led by Brendan Fraser and Rachel Weisz, the film would launch a franchise of films, video games, spin-offs and theme park attractions. Chris and Taylor discuss the 3 main films, the Scorpion King spin-offs, the failed Dark Universe and the potential hope of a Fraser-led reboot. Follow us on Instagram & Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on Twitter: @thepotentialpod Thanks to our sponsor: BetterHelp. Get 10% off your first month of therapy with BetterHelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

    Potential Pick - The Bear

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 9, 2022 12:18


    Chris and Taylor review the new comedy-drama series "The Bear" created by Christopher Storer. A young chef from the world of fine dining returns to his hometown of Chicago to run the family sandwich shop after his older brother's suicide. The series stars Jeremy Allen White, Ebon Moss-Bachrach, Ayo Edebiri, Lionel Boyce, Liza Colón-Zayas and Abby Elliot.

    Potential Pick - Samaritan

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2022 12:40


    Chris and Taylor review the new superhero film "Samaritan" written by Bragi F. Schut and directed by Julius Avery. A young boy learns a superhero who was thought dead after an epic battle twenty years ago may still live. The film stars Sylvester Stallone, Javon Walton, Pilou Asbæk, Dascha Polanco, Moisés Arias, Martin Starr and Jared Odrick.

    Potential Pick - Only Murders in the Building Season 2 Spoiler Review

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 2, 2022 24:45


    Spoiler Warning!  Chris and Taylor review the second season of the mystery comedy series "Only Murders in the Building" created by Steve Martin and John Hoffman.  Charles, Oliver and Mabel must decipher clues and find out who killed the late board president of the Arconia, Bunny Folger. The series stars Steve Martin, Martin Short, Selena Gomez, Cara Delevingne, Tina Fey, Nathan Lane, Michael Rapaport, James Caverly, Zoe Colletti and Adina Verson.Follow us on Instagram & Facebook: @thepotentialpodcast And on Twitter:@thepotentialpodThanks to our great sponsor: BetterHelp. Get 10% of your first month with betterhelp by going to https://betterhelp.com/potential

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