The HMC For over 10 years The HMC has been producing popular podcasts, digital content and events. The Harold & Maudecast is the flagship podcast for The HMC Network. Hosted by writer/producer, Sarah Mason and writer/comedian, Jake Essoe, The Harold & Maudecast offers a fully-informed look at your favorite movies, series, comics, conventions, video games and more. They combine critical analysis with passionate fandom. Go beyond the basics and get down and dirty with our in-depth, funny analysis and commentary. Also on this feed are episodes of our other podcast series, Age of Distraction hosted by screenwriters Warren Lewis and Stephen Godchaux, True Field Test for production professionals, Conversations with Cooler People Than Me interview series, Justice and Doom Movie and Series Reviews. Don't miss out, Follow us at en-us Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:00:00 GMT PHP Script The Oscar Winners- Parasite and 1917 Reviews On Episode 367 of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah and Jake review two of this year's Oscar winning films, 1917 and Best Picture winner, Parasite. 1917, inspired by a story from Director Sam Mendes (Skyfall) grandfather, a WW1 Veteran, follows two soldiers as they make their way across enemy lines in a Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:49:30 GMT Interview with Dateline NBC Correspondent, Josh Mankiewicz On this episode of Conversations, hosted by Sarah Mason for The HMC Network, an interview with Josh Mankiewicz, correspondent for Dateline NBC. Groundhog Day 2020 marked 25 years that Correspondent, Josh Mankiewicz has been reporting for "Dateline NBC", "And it went by like that," remarked Mankiewic Wed, 26 Feb 2020 04:44:00 GMT True Field Test Podcast: Anamorphic Lenses for Mirrorless Cameras True Field Test is a podcast from creatives for creatives -- filmmakers, cinematographers, editors, post production supervisors, and other storytellers putting gear through real-world tests, reviewing products and workflows and talking industry insights, news and forecasts. On this episode filmmake Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:58:04 GMT Interview: Cinematographer Mihai Malaimare, Jojo Rabbit On this episode of Conversations with Cooler People than Me on The HMC Network, Sarah Mason and Sergio Pinheiro interview Cinematographer, Mihai Malaimare, about his work on the Golden Globe nominated film, JoJo Rabbit. Visit for more episodes of this and other podcasts. Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:54:33 GMT Interview: Oscar Winning Composer, Michael Giacchino, Jojo Rabbit Michael Giacchino (pronounced “Juh-key-no”) has composed original scores for the some of the biggest feature films in recent history, including, The Incredibles, War for the Planet of the Apes, Ratatouille, Star Trek, Jurassic World, Rogue One: A Star Wars Story, and Coco. Giacchino’s 2009 sc Wed, 08 Jan 2020 22:47:32 GMT Interview with ASC Cinematographer Lawrence Sher, Joker On this episode of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe interview Cinematographer, Lawrence Sher, for his work on Joker. Joker marks the sixth film Lawrence Sher has worked with director Todd Phillips. Their successful relationship began with The Hangover and, as you will hear in our i Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:53:15 GMT Joker Movie Review On Episode 362 of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah and Jake review, Joker. Fledgling comedian Arthur Fleck (Joaquin Phoenix) has been bullied and disregarded his whole life. After an escalating series of abuse and a very public shaming by his comic idol, Murray Franklin (Robert De Niro), Arthur begins Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:51:38 GMT Interview with Avengers: Endgame Editors Jeff Ford and Matt Schmidt Two of the hardest working real-life Avengers in the MCU are Jeffrey Ford, ACE and Matthew Schmidt. They shared Editor credits on four of the films -- Captain America: Winter Soldier, Captain America: Civil War, Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame and worked together on several more MCU fil Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:50:30 GMT Interview with Composer Alan Silvestri, Avengers: Endgame With over 100 film credits, two Oscar nominations, two Golden Globe nods, three Grammy Awards, two Emmy awards and countless other film and music awards, Alan Silvestri has created some of the most iconic film scores in movie history. Silvestri describes his 35-year collaboration with director Rober Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:49:12 GMT Once Upon a Time in Hollywood Review & Commentary On Episode 356 of The Harold & Maudecast, co-hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review Quentin Tarantino's 9th film, ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD, starring Brad Pitt and Leonardo DiCaprio. Set in 1969 Hollywood, Rick Dalton (DiCaprio) is an aged-out movie/TV start demoted to playing the Heal in popul Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:33:07 GMT Comic-Con 2019 Diaries - 50th Anniversary It's the 50th anniversary of San Diego Comic-Con ! Sarah and Jake go through the biggest announcements from SDCC50 and their favorite moments on Episode 355 of The Harold & Maudecast. For more podcast episodes, articles and news visit Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:31:54 GMT Stranger Things S3 - Review On Episode 354 of the Harold & Maudecast, Sarah and Jake dissect Stranger Things Season 3 (SPOILERS!). The Hawkins kids are growing up, much to the dismay of Chief Hopper ( David Harbour) who is struggling to keep Eleven "El" (Mille Bobbie Brown) and Mike (Finn Wolfhard) 3 inches apart. Meanwhile Jo Thu, 01 Aug 2019 19:30:36 GMT Ep 353: Summer 2019 Movies That Won't Suck + E3 & Deadwood: The Movie Episode 353 of The Harold & Maudecast features Sarah and Jake's guide to Summer 2019 Movies that won't suck (fingers crossed). We go through the list of what's dropping June, July and August and give our picks for ones to go see in the theaters. We also review two movies now streaming, Deadwood: The Wed, 19 Jun 2019 17:29:50 GMT Game of Thrones 805 "The Bells" and GLASS Reviews On Episode 351 of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah and Jake dissect Game of Thrones, Ep 805, "The Bells". Oh no she didn't! Yes, she did. If you re-watched every episode of Thrones from 101 to 805, you may have seen this coming but the speed in which they took Daenarys from liberating Mother of Dragons Tue, 21 May 2019 15:32:37 GMT Game of Thrones 806 - The Finale and John Wick 3 Review Episode 352 of The Harold & Maudecast: Ghost vs John Wick's Dog for the Throne Sarah and Jake review JOHN WICK 3: PARABELLUM and the much anticipated Game of Thrones Finale. After 8 seasons, millions of memes, cosplay and viewing parties, Game of Thrones has come to an end. The finale episode aired Tue, 21 May 2019 15:29:13 GMT Game of Thrones 804 and Netflix Original "The Silence" Review On Episode 350 of The Harold & Maudecast, Game of Thrones Episode 804 "The Last of the Starks". Stuff happened in this episode but all anyone can talk about is that dang Starbucks cup. We talk about it all - the endless feast, Jaime's betrayal, Brienne's tears, last words (Dracarys!), the comedy duo Tue, 21 May 2019 15:06:27 GMT Stark vs. Stark - Game of Thrones "The Battle of Winterfell" and Avengers: Endgame Reviews (Yes ther On Episode 349 of The Harold & Maudecast, Stark vs. Stark! The Battle of Winterfell, the most expensive ($15m) and time consuming (55 nights to shoot) TV episode ever produced, finally aired on HBO. And the end of the MCU master blueprint containing 21 movies over 10 years finally had its theatrical Wed, 01 May 2019 02:41:55 GMT Game of Thrones Ep 802 "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms" review & commentary You may not be able to unsee Arya disrobing for Gendry, but you can listen to our commentary on Game of Thrones, Ep 802! On Episode 348 of The Harold & Maudecast hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review and recap, Game of Thrones, Episode 802 "A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms". We hash out every key mo Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:11:49 GMT Game of Thrones Season 8 Premiere - Review & Commentary On Episode 347 of The Harold & Maudecast, We Talk Thrones is back! Sarah and Jake review Game of Thrones Season 8 premiere from Jon and Daenary's first real date on dragons to a waterfall, Arya's many reunions, Sansa's sense and sensibility over Jon's choices and food supplies, Cersei really really Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:10:47 GMT Shazam Review On Episode 346 of The Harold & Maudecast hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review the film, Shazam, now in theaters. Q2 2019 Movies - Hellboy, Infinity War Endgame, Godzilla King of the Monsters John Wick 3, Toy Story 4, the 40th anniversary of Life of Brian. Who will live or die in Game of Thrones? Wed, 24 Apr 2019 22:09:46 GMT