Creative COW Blogs https://blogs.creativecow.net/ Creative COW Blogs, brought to you from media professionals world wide. Working in the effects, film, video, and broadcast industries around the globe. en-us Sat, 24 Jun 2017 06:00:00 GMT PHP Script webmaster@creativecow.net webmaster@creativecow.net Ep 300 - Best of E32017 + Reviews - SCORE: A FILM MUSIC DOCUMENTARY & MY FRIEND DAHMER https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14678/ep-300-best-of-e32017-reviews-score-a-film-music-documentary-my-friend-dahmer https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14678/ep-300-best-of-e32017-reviews-score-a-film-music-documentary-my-friend-dahmer This week on The Harold & Maudecast - Episode 300! Yes, it is our 300th episode thanks to our friends at American Giant and Toy Zoo and other awesome sponsors. In episode 300, Hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe recap their week at the E3 video game conference with their Best of E3 highlights. Also in Tue, 20 Jun 2017 23:18:43 GMT Riding the Creative COW for 16 years https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14676/riding-the-creative-cow-for-16-years https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14676/riding-the-creative-cow-for-16-years Creative COW is now 16 years old as of April 2017. The COW is the most amazing peer to peer creative technology resource website on planet Earth. This article from 2016 by Tim Wilson, popped up again recently in my Facebook newsfeed and it is still a good read. https://library.creativecow.net/wilson Sat, 17 Jun 2017 15:13:34 GMT Episode 299 - E3 Preview, IT COMES AT NIGHT review, upcoming TV & movies https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14675/episode-299-e3-preview-it-comes-at-night-review-upcoming-tv-movies https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14675/episode-299-e3-preview-it-comes-at-night-review-upcoming-tv-movies This week on The Harold & Maudecast Episode 299, hosts Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe preview of E3 gaming expo in Los Angeles June 13-15 -- Nintendo Switch, Microsofts new console XBOX One X and its 4K play, Evil Within 2 and Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus from Bethesda, Assassin's Creed Origins and m Thu, 15 Jun 2017 16:45:31 GMT The Leftovers Series Finale "The Book of Nora" Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14672/the-leftovers-series-finale-the-book-of-nora-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14672/the-leftovers-series-finale-the-book-of-nora-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review The Leftovers, Series finale, "The Book of Nora". Season 3, Episode 8, "The Book of Nora" opens with Nora Durst (Carrie Coon) announcing her sound mind and body intent to go over the other side. Brother Matt (Christopher Eccleston) is by he Mon, 05 Jun 2017 20:23:05 GMT The Autopsy of Jane Doe - Now Streaming Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14668/the-autopsy-of-jane-doe-now-streaming-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14668/the-autopsy-of-jane-doe-now-streaming-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review, THE AUTOPSY OF JANE DOE, for The HMC's Now Streaming Reviews, 7.3/10. Father (Brian Cox) and son (Emile Hirsch) coroners investigate a the death of a beautiful girl "Jane Doe," whose mysteriously unscathed body was found in the basement of Wed, 31 May 2017 23:32:44 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 7 "The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother" - https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14667/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-7-the-most-powerful-man-in-the-world-and-his-identical-twin-brother-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14667/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-7-the-most-powerful-man-in-the-world-and-his-identical-twin-brother-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review HBO's The Leftovers, Season 3, Episode 7 "The Most Powerful Man in the World (and His Identical Twin Brother). Well it's back to purgatory, or whatever this place is, for Kevin Garvey where the Grateful Remnant (GR) have become the ruling p Wed, 31 May 2017 23:31:17 GMT ALIEN: COVENANT - Review 8.3/10 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14661/alien-covenant-review-8310 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14661/alien-covenant-review-8310 Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review ALIEN: COVENANT. Ridley Scott knows a thing or two about Aliens. After all he started this whole crazy thing with his 1979 film ALIEN, hailed by sci fi purists as the superior of the franchise. With adjusted gross estimates ALIEN is at the Mon, 22 May 2017 22:37:42 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 6 "Certified" - Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14660/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-6-certified-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14660/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-6-certified-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast recap and review HBO's The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 6 "Certified". HBO's drama The Leftovers is fast and furiously tying up loose ends as it nears the series finale. This week it's all about Laurie (Amy Brenneman). After the bizarre journey to Aust Mon, 22 May 2017 21:31:19 GMT My East to West Coast Moving Adventure https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14651/my-east-to-west-coast-moving-adventure https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14651/my-east-to-west-coast-moving-adventure My shoes are squishy and soaked. I'm holding up the biggest umbrella I own and using my phone precariously like a flashlight. At 3AM, the sky is dark and pouring rain. I had peeked outside the stained motel curtains in exhaustion right before venturing out and spotted rain. It wasn't merely raining Sun, 21 May 2017 22:55:49 GMT Art & Commerce in the Age of Distraction - Part 2 of our Conversation with Screenwriters Warren Lewi https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14659/art-commerce-in-the-age-of-distraction-part-2-of-our-conversation-with-screenwriters-warren-lewis-st https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14659/art-commerce-in-the-age-of-distraction-part-2-of-our-conversation-with-screenwriters-warren-lewis-st Art & Commerce in the Age of Distraction: Conversations with Screenwriters Warren Lewis and Stephen Godchaux Part 2. Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast sit down with screenwriters, Warren Lewis (Black Rain) and Stephen Godchaux (Dead Like Me), to discuss television content in the a Tue, 16 May 2017 18:32:00 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 5 "It's a Matt Matt Matt World" Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14658/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-5-its-a-matt-matt-matt-world-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14658/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-5-its-a-matt-matt-matt-world-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 5, "It's a Matt Matt Matt World". Matt (Christopher Eccleston), determined to find Kevin (Justin Theroux) in Australia and bring him back before the 7 year anniversary of the Departure, charters a plane to take h Tue, 16 May 2017 17:35:51 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 4 "G'Day Australia" Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14657/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-4-gday-australia-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14657/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-4-gday-australia-review Episode 294 of The Harold & Maudecast with Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe features a review of HBO's drama The Leftovers, Season 3, Ep 4 "G'Day Australia". Kevin and Nora travel to Australia, where she meets up with the masterminds of the Mark Lin Baker con; Kevin catches a glimpse of John's deceased da Tue, 09 May 2017 21:40:48 GMT TWD The Telltale Series New Frontier Ep 4 - Game Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14656/twd-the-telltale-series-new-frontier-ep-4-game-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14656/twd-the-telltale-series-new-frontier-ep-4-game-review ake Essoe reviews The Walking Dead: Telltale Series, New Frontier, Ep 4 "Thicker Than Water" for Confessions of a Basement Dweller on The HMC. Upon discovering the true nature of the New Frontier's leadership, relationships within the Garcia family have come to a head. As Javier, you will decide the Tue, 09 May 2017 20:26:56 GMT Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 Review 7.8/10 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14655/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-review-7810 https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14655/guardians-of-the-galaxy-vol-2-review-7810 Update image Choose File Play The Harold & Maudecast Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 - Review 1 day ago1 day Write a comment LikeShareMore 9 plays9 1 download1 More stats The Harold & Maudecast Monthly Pro Unlimited plan 409 followers409 253 tracks253 Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maude Tue, 09 May 2017 20:25:54 GMT Free Fire - Movie Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14654/free-fire-movie-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14654/free-fire-movie-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review the film, FREE FIRE from Directory Ben Wheatley (HIGH-RISE, KILL LIST). Justine (Brie Larson) brokers a gun deal in a deserted warehouse in Boston circa late 70s between two Irishmen, Chris (Cillian Murphy)and Frank (Michael Smiley) and a c Tue, 09 May 2017 20:24:22 GMT Uncharted 4 Review - Is it Really All That? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14653/uncharted-4-review-is-it-really-all-that https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14653/uncharted-4-review-is-it-really-all-that Jake Essoe host of Confessions of a Basement Dweller on The HMC takes a deep dive into Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, the best selling Playstation 4 game ever at 8.7 million copies sold. Is it that good? Fan boys say hell yes, Jake says, hell maybe not. Listen to his review. 7.9/10 Initial release date Tue, 09 May 2017 20:21:28 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 3 "Crazy Whitefella Thinkin" Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14652/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-3-crazy-whitefella-thinkin-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14652/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-3-crazy-whitefella-thinkin-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe of The Harold & Maudecast review and recap The Leftovers, Season 3, Episode 3, "Crazy Whitefella Thinkin". When last we saw Kevin Garvey Sr (Scott Glenn) he was high on "devils tongue" down under in Australia. Of course, this was as visioned by Kevin Jr while dead watching Tue, 09 May 2017 20:19:51 GMT Fix it in post! https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14640/fix-it-in-post https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14640/fix-it-in-post Blog 1: "Fix it in post!" - How to maximize production quality on a shoe string budget. "Fix it in post!" We've either heard this phrase on location of a film set, or have said this to the crew to stay on schedule during a video production. Historically, the phrase "fix it in post" indicated that th Mon, 01 May 2017 00:26:42 GMT The Leftovers Season 3, Ep 2 Review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14639/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-2-review https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14639/the-leftovers-season-3-ep-2-review Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe review The Leftovers Season 1, Episode 2, "Don't Be Ridiculous" on this week's Episode of The Harold & Maudecast. If you think you've heard that song before, you're right. The opening credits to HBO's drama, The Leftovers, Season 3, Episode 2 is new, and old. It's the them Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:03:55 GMT HMC Asks: Audience or Customer? https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14638/hmc-asks-audience-or-customer https://blogs.creativecow.net/blog/14638/hmc-asks-audience-or-customer This month on The HMC we are examining content creation in the age of smart phones, Netflix and other distractions. In this preview of The Harold & Maudecast, Sarah Mason and Jake Essoe discuss the concept of Audience vs. Customer. Who are we in today's re-classified content viewing world. Are we au Thu, 27 Apr 2017 19:02:59 GMT