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

· Monthly grab-bag bonus episode



About Blank Check with Griffin & David

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, joined by poet laureate Ben Hosley, 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 catalog.

Now covering...
  • Star Trek, the original series films

You'll also have access to our commentaries on...
  • Crocodile Dundee franchise (lol)
  • The Alien franchise
  • The Mission: Impossible franchise
  • The entire MCU
  • Star Wars
  • Toy Story

As well as...
  • Mailbags, live episodes, interviews
  • Reviews on series adjacent films (The Return of Jafar, Tales from the Crypt, Babe)
  • Best of the Year/Decade Blankie Awards
  • Studio and production company fanfare deep dives
  • A special mid-pandemic reunion documentary
  • One very weird Six Flags/Atlantic City saga
  • Plus special guests Alex Ross Perry, Emily Yoshida, Chris Gethard, Jamelle Bouie, JD Amato, Chris Weitz, and more!

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