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Screen Drafts
Screen Drafts
Clay Keller and Ryan Marker

Experts and enthusiasts competitively collaborate in the creation of screen-centric "best of" lists. Hosted by draft commissioners Clay Keller and Ryan Marker.... more

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GEENA DAVIS (with Drea Clark, Billy Ray Brewton, & Alonso Duralde)

In celebration of the 10th anniversary of The Bentonville Film Festival, Screen Drafts Legend Billy Ray Brewton, and Screen Drafts... more

11 Jun 2024 · 2 hours, 20 minutes
MTV MOVIE AWARDS BEST KISS WINNERS (with Kris Tapley & Ash Crossan)

Join guest GMs Kris Tapley (The 50 MPH Podcast) and Ash Crossan (Entertainment Tonight) as they rank the 7 best... more

04 Jun 2024 · 1 hour, 52 minutes
PLANET OF THE APES SUPER DRAFT (with Marc Bernardin, Dave Schilling, & Darren Franich)

Screen Drafts vets Marc Bernardin, Dave Schilling, and Darren Franich reunite in person (!) at the Aero Theater to competitively... more

27 May 2024 · 4 hours, 9 minutes
NATALIE PORTMAN (with Dana Schwartz & Phil Iscove)

All Stars Phil Iscove (Podcast Like It's 1992) and Dana Schwartz (Noble Blood, Anatomy: A Love Story) go head-to-head for... more

21 May 2024 · 2 hours, 18 minutes
BOOED AT CANNES (with Darren Franich & Jordan Crucchiola)

Newly minted Screen Drafts Hall-of-Famer Jordan Crucchiola (Feeling Seen) joins Screen Drafts Legend Darren Franich to rank the 7 best... more

14 May 2024 · 3 hours, 19 minutes
VINEGAR SYNDROME (with Justin LaLiberty, Samm Deighan, Jason Ruvaldt, & Drew McWeeny)

Vinegar Syndrome's very own Justin LaLiberty ("stuff") and Samm Deighan ("stuff," Twitch of the Death Nerve Podcast) join us to... more

07 May 2024 · 2 hours, 6 minutes
HORROR ANTHOLOGIES (with Clarke Wolfe, Fayna Sanchez, & B.J. Colangelo)

Stars of the upcoming horror anthology Tenants, Clarke Wolfe & Fayna Sanchez, join the draft table to rank the 7... more

30 Apr 2024 · 1 hour, 58 minutes
THE AFTERLIFE (with Walter Chaw & William Bibbiani)

Film critic / author Walter Chaw (A Walter Hill Film) and film critic / podcaster William Bibbiani (Critically Acclaimed Network)... more

23 Apr 2024 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
ACTION SEQUELS (with Nick de Semlyen & Chris Hewitt)

Empire Magazine colleagues Chris Hewitt (The Empire Film Podcast) and Nick de Semlyen (The Last Action Heroes) join the draft... more

16 Apr 2024 · 2 hours, 34 minutes
AARON SORKIN SUPER DRAFT (with Brian Duffield, Liz Hannah, & Mike Makowsky)

Screenwriters Brian Duffield (Spontaneous, No One Will Save You), Mike Makowsky (Take Me, Bad Education), and Liz Hannah (The Post,... more

11 Apr 2024 · 4 hours, 6 minutes
LYNN SHELTON SUPER DRAFT (with Lucé Tomlin-Brenner & Ryan Marker)

Co-commissioner Ryan Marker and newly-minted Screen Drafts All-Star Lucé Tomlin-Brenner (It's Always Halloween) rank all eight feature films directed by... more

03 Apr 2024 · 3 hours, 40 minutes
JODIE FOSTER (with Jacqueline Coley & Erik Anderson)

Fresh off awards season, Jacqueline Coley (rottentomatoes.com) and Erik Anderson (awardswatch.com), rank the seven best films from the career of... more

27 Mar 2024 · 2 hours, 26 minutes
2009 HORROR (with Brian Collins & Penny Cox)

Brian Collins (Horror Movie A Day) and Penny Cox (Reacher, FUBAR) rank the 7 best HORROR films released in the... more

19 Mar 2024 · 2 hours, 57 minutes
HORROR MUSICALS (with Rebekah McKendry, Graham Skipper, B.J. Colangelo, & Jason Ruvaldt)

Hall of Famer Rebekah McKendry (Glorious) takes on Legend Graham Skipper (The Lonely Man with the Ghost Machine) yet again,... more

13 Mar 2024 · 2 hours, 47 minutes
2023 MEGA DRAFT (with Katie Walsh, Drea Clark, Billy Ray Brewton, & Clay Keller)

Screen Drafts rookie Katie Walsh (The Los Angeles Times, Miami Nice) joins Screen Drafts Hall of Famer Drea Clark (Bentonville... more

05 Mar 2024 · 5 hours, 49 minutes
INDIANA JONES Franchise mini-Super Draft

Join Clay, Ryan, and Darren Franich as they attempt to rank the 5 films of the INDIANA JONES Franchise! For... more

27 Feb 2024 · 2 hours, 10 minutes
STEPHEN KING mini-MEGA (with Scott Wampler, Eric Vespe, Wynter Mitchell, & Louis Peitzman)

Get ready for a Kingcast x Screen Drafts epic crossover event, as Kingcast hosts Scott Wampler and Eric Vespe, and... more

20 Feb 2024 · 4 hours, 32 minutes
OZPLOITATION (with Elric Kane, Blake Howard, Alexei Toliopoulos, & Chris Owens)

It's Aussie vs. Kiwi as Blake Howard (One Heat Minute Productions) and Elric Kane (Pure Cinema Podcast, Colors of the... more

13 Feb 2024 · 3 hours, 18 minutes
QUEER COMEDY (with Kyle Turner & Juan Barquin)

LIVE (virtually) from Seattle Queer Film Festival '23 it's critic / author Kyle Turner (The Queer Film Guide) & filmmaker... more

06 Feb 2024 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
MARTIN SCORSESE SUPER DRAFT: PART THREE (with Roxana Hadadi, Oriana Nudo, & Bryan Cogman)

Scorsese Month comes to an epic conclusion as Roxana Hadadi (Vulture), Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones), and Oriana Nudo (Hollywood-ography)... more

30 Jan 2024 · 5 hours, 24 minutes
SCORSESE PRODUCED mini-MEGA (with Drea Clark, Inkoo Kang, & Ify Nwadiwe)

It's week 4 of SCORSESE MONTH, and Team Maximum Film, hosts Drea Clark and Ify Nwadiwe, and frequent guest Inkoo... more

23 Jan 2024 · 4 hours, 4 minutes
MARTIN SCORSESE SUPER DRAFT: PART TWO (with Katey Rich, Joe Reid, & Chris Feil)

The SCORSESE SUPER DRAFT continues, with guest GMs Katey Rich (Vanity Fair), and This Had Oscar Buzz's Joe Reid &... more

16 Jan 2024 · 3 hours, 38 minutes
CRITERION WORLD CINEMA PROJECT (with Marya E. Gates, Ryan Marker, & Drew McWeeny)

It's week 2 of SCORSESE MONTH, and we are turning our attention to a group of films that are near... more

09 Jan 2024 · 2 hours, 33 minutes
MARTIN SCORSESE SUPER DRAFT: PART ONE (with Emily St. James, Phil Iscove, & Kenny Neibart)

Scorsese Month on Screen Drafts begins with the past and current hosts of the Podcast Like It's... podcast franchise, Phil... more

02 Jan 2024 · 3 hours, 55 minutes
JULIETTE BINOCHE mini-MEGA (with Thomas Grabinski, Ryan Marker, & Clay Keller)

It's Kristmas Eve, and we're celebrating in true Screen Drafts fashion, by inviting Thomas Grabinski (The Olivier Assayas Super Draft,... more

25 Dec 2023 · 4 hours, 7 minutes
AARP ACTION (with Jordan Morris & Gina Ippolito)

Screen Drafts rookies Jordan Morris (Youth Group, Jordan, Jesse, Go!) and Gina Ippolito (New Rockstars, Knowing is Half the Podcast)... more

19 Dec 2023 · 2 hours, 11 minutes
'80s SPORTS mini-MEGA (with Linda Holmes, Alan Sepinwall, & Daniel Fienberg)

Chief TV Critics Alan Sepinwall (Rolling Stone) and Daniel Fienberg (The Hollywood Reporter) are back ranking a decade of SPORTS... more

12 Dec 2023 · 4 hours, 1 minute
JUDY GARLAND (with Maureen Lee Lenker & Oriana Nudo)

A Screen Drafts tradition continues! As their season on entertainment legend Judy Garland comes to a close, Hollywood-ography hosts Oriana... more

05 Dec 2023 · 2 hours, 36 minutes
DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS MEGA: PART TWO (with Rebekah McKendry, B.J. Colangelo, Dane McDonald, & Louis Peitzman)

It's the grand finale of Animation Month! We are joined again by GMs Rebekah McKendry (Colors of the Dark) B.J.... more

28 Nov 2023 · 4 hours, 11 minutes
RALPH BAKSHI SUPER DRAFT (with William Bibbiani & Harmony Colangelo)

Animation Month takes a hard left turn as Harmony Colangelo (This Ends at Prom) and William Bibbiani (Critically Acclaimed Network)... more

21 Nov 2023 · 2 hours, 58 minutes
DISNEY ANIMATION STUDIOS MEGA: PART ONE (with Rebekah McKendry, B.J. Colangelo, Dane McDonald, & Louis Peitzman)

100 years. 61 animated feature films. 1 groundbreaking animation studio. Four returning Screen Drafts vets, Rebekah McKendry (Colors of the... more

14 Nov 2023 · 3 hours, 46 minutes
DON BLUTH SUPER DRAFT (with Adam B. Vary & Joe Reid)

Animation month 2023 kicks off with Adam B. Vary (Variety) and Joe Reid (This Had Oscar Buzz) ranking all 10... more

07 Nov 2023 · 3 hours, 48 minutes
HALLOWEEN SUPER DRAFT (with Rebekah McKendry, Elric Kane, Billy Ray Brewton, Graham Skipper, & Matt Mercer)

The infamous "Freddy vs. Jason" GM panel is reunited (er, resurrected) to rank the 13 HALLOWEEN films in the horrifying... more

31 Oct 2023 · 4 hours, 11 minutes
SAW SUPER DRAFT (with Ben Mekler, Megan Amram, & Walter Hollmann)

SCREAM Drafts VI continues as rookie Megan Amram (Parks & Rec, The Good Place) joins veterans Ben Mekler (Kung Fu... more

24 Oct 2023 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
TWO THUMBS DOWN (with Matt Singer & Jordan Hoffman)

We take a brief break from #SCREAMDraftVI to bring you writer / critics Matt Singer (Opposable Thumbs) and Jordan Hoffman... more

16 Oct 2023 · 3 hours, 4 minutes
HOME INVASION (with Wynter Mitchell & Morgan Peter Brown)

SCREAM Drafts VI continues into its second spooky week with veteran GMs Morgan Peter Brown (The Dungeon Run) and Wynter... more

10 Oct 2023 · 3 hours, 46 minutes
BLUMHOUSE (with Kyle Anderson & Billy Ray Brewton)

SCREAM Drafts VI kicks off with best friends in the world Kyle Anderson (Entertainment Now on Sirius XM) and Billy... more

03 Oct 2023 · 2 hours, 35 minutes
1998 mini-MEGA with (Karen Tongson, Helen Shang, Thomas Grabinski, Bryan Cogman, & Clay)

It's Screen Drafts' 2nd annual 25th anniversary celebration! Guest commissioner Bryan Cogman takes over the show as Clay joins an... more

26 Sep 2023 · 4 hours, 33 minutes
GRETA GERWIG (with Piya Sinha-Roy & Devan Coggan)

Newly minted Screen Drafts All-Stars Piya Sinha-Roy and Devan Coggan rank the 7 best films from the filmography (both acting... more

19 Sep 2023 · 2 hours, 49 minutes
VIETNAM WAR mini-MEGA (with Drew McWeeny, Drea Clark, Billy Ray Brewton, & Frank Berman)

Screen Drafts veterans Drew McWeeny, Drea Clark, and Billy Ray Brewton have been brought to the draft table by "Official... more

12 Sep 2023 · 4 hours, 57 minutes

Arthouse cinema operators Clay and Ryan program competing KRISTEN STEWART movie marathons using titles from the original K-Stew draft list... more

05 Sep 2023 · 1 hour, 56 minutes
QUEER CRIME (with Kyle Turner & Juan Barquin)

Screen Drafts rookies Kyle Turner (The Queer Film Guide: 100 Great Movies that Tell LGBTQIA+ Stories) and Juan Barquin (writer... more

29 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 22 minutes
COUNTRY MUSIC (with Emily St. James & Libby Hill)

Writers Emily St. James and Libby Hill return to the virtual draft table to rank the 7 best movies ever... more

21 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 45 minutes
SCREENWRITERS' DIRECTORIAL DEBUTS (with Eva Anderson & Clarke Wolfe and Mark Rozeman)

Screen Drafts veterans Eva Anderson and Clarke Wolfe meet for the first time to rank the 7 best directorial debuts... more

15 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 16 minutes
GEORGE CLOONEY (with Ian Karmel & Sean Jordan)

Seasoned drafters (but first time Screen Drafts guest GMs) Ian Karmel and Sean Jordan (All Fantasy Everything) competitively / collaboratively... more

08 Aug 2023 · 2 hours, 31 minutes
'90s SUPERHERO (with Dave Schilling & Darren Franich)

Dave's back! Nearly two years after the controversial JAMES BOND draft, Dave Schilling has returned to Screen Drafts, this time... more

01 Aug 2023 · 3 hours, 44 minutes
FIVEQUELS (with Andy Levy & Mike Ryan)

Screen Drafts rookies Andy Levy (The New Abnormal) and Mike Ryan (Uproxx) meet for the first time, literally, to rank... more

25 Jul 2023 · 1 hour, 59 minutes
UNION MOVIES (with Liz Hannah & Kenny Neibart)

Screenwriters and WGA members Liz Hannah and Kenny Neibart rank the 7 best movies ever made about labor unions /... more

18 Jul 2023 · 2 hours, 30 minutes
SCREWBALL COMEDY mini-MEGA (with Maureen Lee Lenker, Oriana Nudo, & Bryan Cogman)

It Happened One Fight author Maureen Lee Lenker is joined by her podcast co-host Oriana Nudo (Hollywood-ography) and Screen Draft... more

11 Jul 2023 · 4 hours, 31 minutes
ROCKY / CREED SUPER DRAFT (with Marc Bernardin, Ryan Marker, & Billy Ray Brewton)

Newly minted Screen Drafts All-Star Marc Bernardin joins Philadelphia's favorite son Ryan Marker to rank all 9 of the films... more

03 Jul 2023 · 2 hours, 59 minutes
HARRISON FORD mini-MEGA (with Mallory Rubin, Joanna Robinson, & Bryan Cogman)

First time guest GM Mallory Rubin (The Ringer), joins the draft table to competitively / collaboratively rank the 13th best... more

27 Jun 2023 · 5 hours, 35 minutes
"MODERN MUMMY" Franchise mini-SUPER DRAFT (with Clay, Ryan, and Darren)

This week's draft has been delayed to later in the summer, so we are unleashing onto the main feed one... more

21 Jun 2023 · 2 hours, 14 minutes
QUEER STUDIO MOVIES (with Adam B. Vary, Jordan Crucchiola, & Joe Reid)

Screen Drafts veterans Adam B. Vary (Variety) and Jordan Crucchiola (Feeling Seen) go head-to-head for the first time, ranking the... more

13 Jun 2023 · 3 hours, 6 minutes
MERCHANT / IVORY (with Guy Branum & Drea Clark)

Guy Branum (Platonic on Apple+) earns the title of "Screen Drafts All-Star" as he returns to the draft table to... more

06 Jun 2023 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
THE MARATHON: TIME TRAVEL (with Darren Franich)

Screen Drafts Presents The Marathon, the podcast where rival arthouse cinema operators Clay and Ryan program competing movie marathons on... more

29 May 2023 · 2 hours,
JUKEBOX MUSICALS (with Louis Peitzman & Oriana Nudo)

Screen Drafts veterans Louis Peitzman and Oriana Nudo meet for the first time, ranking the 7 best JUKEBOX MOVIE MUSICALS... more

23 May 2023 · 2 hours, 40 minutes
ROCK VS. DIESEL mini-MEGA (with Jen Yamato, Piya Sinha-Roy, & Darren Franich)

Rookie guest GM Jen Yamato (The Los Angeles Times) joins veterans Piya Sinha-Roy and Darren Franich to competitively / collaboratively... more

16 May 2023 · 5 hours, 8 minutes
BONG JOON HO SUPER DRAFT (with Ryan Estrada & Eric Plese)

Author / cartoonist Ryan Estrada and radio host / producer Eric Plese join the virtual draft table all the way... more

09 May 2023 · 2 hours,
2012 (with Maria Lewis & Drea Clark)

Recorded LIVE for Skyline Indie Film Festival 2022, Maria Lewis and Drea Clark rank the 7 best films released in... more

02 May 2023 · 2 hours, 40 minutes
JOHN GRISHAM SUPER DRAFT (with Liz Hannah, Joe Reid, & Kenny Neibart)

Screen Drafts rookie Liz Hannah (Long Shot, The Girl From Plainville) joins All-Stars Joe Reid (This Had Oscar Buzz) and Kenny... more

26 Apr 2023 · 3 hours, 1 minute
MUSIC DOCS (with Billy Ray Brewton & Marya Gates)

Marya E. Gates (ThePlaylist.net, Rogerebert.com) and Billy Ray Brewton (The Incinerator, Make Believe Film Festival) join the virtual draft table... more

17 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 20 minutes
ANNE HATHAWAY (with Dana Schwartz & Phil Iscove)

Dana Shwartz (Noble Blood) and Phil Iscove (Podcast Like It's 1992) are back for round 3 of their actress draft... more

11 Apr 2023 · 2 hours, 28 minutes
ROBOTS mini-MEGA (with Brea Grant, Clarke Wolfe, & Billy Ray Brewton)

Recorded LIVE at Fantastic Fest 2022, director Brea Grant, actor Clarke Wolfe, and podcaster / film festival director Billy Ray... more

04 Apr 2023 · 1 hour, 41 minutes
'70s CONSPIRACY THRILLERS (with Bryan Cogman & Darrin Navarro)

Don't trust anyone as Bryan Cogman (writer, Game of Thrones) and Darrin Navarro (editor, Killer Joe, Bug) rank the top... more

28 Mar 2023 · 3 hours, 20 minutes
TRAIN MOVIES (with Ben Mekler & Chris Amick)

All aboard! Join us as screenwriting duo Ben Mekler & Chris Amick (Kung Fu Panda: The Dragon Knight, Die Hart... more

21 Mar 2023 · 2 hours, 22 minutes
CULTS (with Clarke Wolfe & Anthony DiBlasi)

Grab your hooded cloak and gather around the sacrifical altar, because director Anthony DiBlasi and actor Clarke Wolfe from the... more

14 Mar 2023 · 2 hours, 43 minutes
2022 MEGA DRAFT (with Emily St. James, Jacqueline Coley, Drea Clark, & Ryan Marker)

What were the 20 best films of 2022? Emily St. James (writer, podcaster), Jacqueline Coley (Rotten Tomatoes), and Drea Clark... more

07 Mar 2023 · 4 hours, 41 minutes

Mitchell Beaupre and Slim from Letterboxd sit down at the virtual draft table for the first time, collaboratively ranking the... more

28 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 6 minutes
CHUCKY SUPER DRAFT (with Louis Peitzman & B.J. Colangelo)

Chucky experts Louis Peitzman (Vulture, N.Y. Times) and B.J. Colangelo (Slashfilm, This Ends at Prom) go head-to-head for the first... more

21 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 19 minutes
OBSESSION THRILLERS (with Jordan Crucchiola & Sam Wineman)

Sam Wineman and Jordan Crucchiola (hosts of the Aughtsterion Podcast) join us at the draft table to rank the best... more

14 Feb 2023 · 2 hours, 42 minutes
BLACK QUEER FILMS (with Tre'vell Anderson & Mikelle Street)

Tre'vell Anderson and Mikelle Street rank the 7 best Black Queer films ever made! Find Mikelle's writing in The New... more

07 Feb 2023 · 1 hour, 42 minutes
STEVEN SPIELBERG SUPER DRAFT: PART THREE (with Wynter Mitchell, Adam B. Vary, & Lucé Tomlin-Brenner)

Screen Drafts' STEVEN SPIELBERG MONTH comes to a thrilling and emotional close as Wynter Mitchell (Waiting to X-Hale), Adam B.... more

31 Jan 2023 · 5 hours, 39 minutes
SPIELBERG PRODUCED MEGA DRAFT: PART TWO (with Jordan Crucchiola, Amanda Smith, Phil Iscove, Kenny Neibart, Clay, Ryan, & Bryan Cogman)

Guest commissioner Bryan Cogman takes the reins for the epic conclusion of the STEVEN SPIELBERG PRODUCED MEGA DRAFT, with Team Disaster Girls,... more

24 Jan 2023 · 3 hours, 42 minutes
STEVEN SPIELBERG SUPER DRAFT: PART TWO (with Roxana Hadadi, Angelique Jackson, & Billy Ray Brewton)

We're halfway through #SpielbergMonth, and the tension continues to mount as Roxana Hadadi (Vulture), Angelique Jackson (Variety), Billy Ray Brewton... more

17 Jan 2023 · 4 hours, 26 minutes
SPIELBERG PRODUCED MEGA DRAFT: PART ONE (with Jordan Crucchiola, Amanda Smith, Kenny Neibart, Phil Iscove, Clay, and Ryan)

Steven Spielberg Month continues with Part One of the STEVEN SPIELBERG PRODUCED MEGA DRAFT! Three podcast duos, Jordan Crucchiola &... more

10 Jan 2023 · 3 hours, 39 minutes
STEVEN SPIELBERG SUPER DRAFT: PART ONE (with Drew McWeeny, Drea Clark, & Darren Franich)

He is one of the most successful and influential filmmakers in history, and his filmography is by far the most... more

03 Jan 2023 · 4 hours, 39 minutes
COLIN FARRELL mini-MEGA (with Clay & Ryan)

Merry Kristmas from Screen Drafts! To celebrate this blessed holiday, Clay and Ryan rank the 9 best films from the... more

24 Dec 2022 · 3 hours, 34 minutes
CHRISTMAS HORROR (with Graham Skipper & Eric Pennycoff)

The holidays on Screen Drafts are ho-ho-horrifying as The Leech director Eric Pennycoff, and star Graham Skipper, rank the 7 best... more

20 Dec 2022 · 2 hours, 25 minutes
ARTHURIAN LEGEND (with Helen Shang, Bryan Cogman, & Joanna Robinson)

Screenwriters Helen Shang (Lord of the Rings: The Rings of Power) and Bryan Cogman (Game of Thrones), rank the 7... more

13 Dec 2022 · 3 hours, 2 minutes
BEST PICTURE FOLLOW-UPS mini-MEGA (with Joe Reid, Katey Rich, & Chris Feil)

Oscar experts Joe Reid & Chris Feil (This Had Oscar Buzz), and Katey Rich (Little Gold Men) create a list... more

06 Dec 2022 · 4 hours, 16 minutes
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