On this special episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we discuss animals in entertainment with none other than PETA, the organization formally known as People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

A while back we did a segment on a horse that passed away on the set of Amazon Prime’s The Rings of Power, reportedly due to cardiac arrest. We made our comments, and riffed on PETA’s condemnation of the death. Well PETA heard this segment and reached out to us with an offer: let’s have an honest discussion about animals in entertainment with PETA on your podcast. So, Aaron and John sat down with Courtney Penley, PETA's Coordinator of Animals in TV and Film to discuss what it is that PETA wants Hollywood to do and what that means for the entertainment industry as a whole, as well as PETA's activism as a whole.

So you might walk into this interview with preconceived notions, maybe you support PETA or perhaps you struggle with how they convey their message. We would only ask that you approach this conversation as a whole with an open mind on all sides of these issue, and then listen as all of our hosts join up on the other side of this to discuss our thoughts on the interview as a whole.

Discussed on this episode:

    • (0:00 – 47:09) The PETA Interview with PETA Film & TV Production Coordinator, Courtney Penley
    • (47:10 – 1:41:54) Discussion on PETA, the Interview, and Animals in Entertainment
    • Contact PETA to report any questionable animal issues at 323-210-2233
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Direct download: HO526_PETA_Interview.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:00am PST

On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, we dive into the fascinating world of angels and demons. Why do we love this concept so much? Is it because of religious ideology? Is it simply because we love to be both hopeful and terrified? And what are the best interpretations of these characters in film?

Also this week, Netflix DVD coming to an end, Max begins, Star Trek: Section 31 and Galaxy Quest returns, our review of Evil Dead Rise, and another go-round of our game, How Do You Survive?

Discussed on this episode

    • (0:00 – 30:32) Streaming with Max, Netflix Ends, Star Trek: Section 31 and Galaxy Quest Returns
    • (30:33 – 47:17) Reviews: Evil Dead Rise | Recommendations
    • (47:18 – 1:17:09) From the Outside In: Angels and Demons
    • (1:17:10 – 1:31:10) How Do You Survive? - Evil Dead Edition
    • Please support The Hollywood Outsider and gain immediate access to bonus content, including Patreon exclusive podcast content like our Bad Movie Night by visiting Patreon.com/ TheHollywoodOutsider
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Direct download: HO525_Angels_and_Demons.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:09am PST

On this episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast, our Movie Battle Royale returns! If you have never listened before, we take eight finalists from any genre - this time it is the year 1993 - and whittle them down until we come to one absolute winner, crowning that film as the greatest to ever exist in its respective genre! There are some fantastic films to choose from here as well, such as: Jurassic Park, Philadelphia, Army of Darkness, The Firm, The Fugitive, Demolition Man, Tombstone, Nightmare Before Christmas, Mrs. Doubtfire, Hocus Pocus, and so many more. So many gems, but only ONE winner of The Hollywood Outsider Movie Battle Royale!

Also this week, we discuss all of the details from the 2023 Star Wars Celebration, plus our review of the juggernaut that is Super Mario Brothers! All of this and much more on the latest episode of The Hollywood Outsider podcast.

Discussed on this episode

    • (0:00 – 28:04) Star Wars Celebration 2023
    • (28:05 – 34:38) Reviews: Super Mario Brothers
    • (34:39 – 1:45:38) The 1993 Movie Battle Royale
    • Please support The Hollywood Outsider and gain immediate access to bonus content, including Patreon exclusive podcast content like our Bad Movie Night by visiting Patreon.com/ TheHollywoodOutsider
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    • Follow us on Twitter @BuyPopcorn
Direct download: HO524_1993_MBR.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:17am PST

Which Streaming Service is winning the war and which is dead on arrival?

Netflix continues to cancel shows, HBO MAX’s content future is uncertain, Paramount’s app is wonky, and whatever even is a Shudder? With streaming now dominating our living rooms we discuss who is winning the Streaming Wars, and which service is our most and least favorite. Plus some tips and tricks you may not have realized.

Also on this episode, Super Mario is here and animated so what other properties should get the animated treatment. Paley Fest LA has a few surprises, including some new Mandalorian info. We review the movie Paint, plus we take questions from you all the fans.

Discussed on this episode

  • (0:00 – 14:12)Opening and Properties We Want Animated
  • (14:12 – 36:06)Paley Fest LA 2023 and Mandalorian News
  • (36:06 – 44:08)Paint Review and Recent Recomendations
  • (44:08 – 1:16:53)From The Outside In: Streaming Wars
  • (1:16:53 – 1:28:57) Listener Questions?

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Direct download: HO_StateofStreaming_20230405.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:08am PST

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