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· Bi-monthly commentary eps covering the entirety of Hollywood’s biggest film franchises

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Not just another bad movie podcast, Blank Check reviews directors' complete filmographies episode to episode, analyzing their careers and the blank checks that make or break them.

On Patreon, we zero in on franchises! Which ones stand the test of time? How do they evolve over the years and how does each filmmaker leave their mark? Hosts Griffin Newman, David Sims, plus Producers Ben Hosley and Ang Ferraguto, watch together, let loose, and delve into what makes movies special.

As a checkmate, you'll have access to 3 new episodes a month, as well as our entire back catalogue.

Now covering...
  • The Mission: Impossible franchise

You'll also have access to our commentaries on...
  • The entire MCU 
  • Star Wars 
  • Toy Story

As well as...
  • Mailbags, live episodes, interviews
  • Reviews on series adjacent films (Corpse Bride, What Men Want, American Graffiti)
  • Best of the Decade Blankie Awards
  • one very weird Six Flags/Atlantic City saga
  • plus special guests Alex Ross Perry, Emily Yoshida, Chris Gethard, Jamelle Bouie, JD Amato, and more!

Monthly Release Schedule:
FIRST - Franchise Commentary
ELEVENTH - Bonus Episode
TWENTY-FIRST - Franchise Commentary
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