Happy New Year Debaters and welcome back to another year or film debate shenanigans.
Ever hear of Netflix? Crave perhaps? How about Hulu , Disney + and Amazon Prime?
All kidding aside, 2019 was the year streaming services really doubled down to become a dominant form as to how we consume our media so we decided to kick off 2020 with a debate that we feel is worthy of a good binge.
Premise: It's 2025 and all the streaming services have either conceded to Disney and closed up shop OR they were purchased by the happiest place on earth. You have the funds, time and resources to make your own streaming service to compete with them. What are your features, price, layout, content and lastly one new piece of content to launch your service?
This is an all around debate so when voting we considered creativity, price, look, content and originality.
In the living room this week are your usual suspects with Micheal Petrow, Chris Stanton, Jimmy Skinner and Mark Cowell.
Trailer of the week: Tenet (2020)
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Cast & Crew
**Casting has changed over the years, current enrollment in the debater-verse can be seen below***
- Executive Producer, Editor, Mixer Captain of the USS Debater Micheal Petrow Genres: 90's/Early 2000's ..Actually just everything.
- Co-Host/Co-Producer and Comedian Commander Martin Navarro. Genres: Sci fi/Fantasy/Animation
- Co-Host/Co-Producer and Comedian Lieutenant Commander Jimmy Skinner Genres: Horror and B Movies
- Co-Host/Co-Producer Pop Culture Officer Mark Cowell Genres: Blockbuster, Popcorn Movies
-Co-Host/Co-Producer Visual Arts Officer Rob Strachan Genres: Contemporary, Classic, and Blockbuster
-Co-Host and Nerd/Geekdom Officer Charles Fernandes Genres: Marvel and DC. Superhero and Comic book
-Co-Host and Entertainment Officer Ian Bawa Genres: Short, Independent, Contemporary and Art-house
-Co-Host And Female First Officer Emily Clarke Genres: Strong Female lead, Marvel and DC, Contemporary and blockbuster
-Art by Aaron Doel and
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Each week you’ll hear 4 debaters sit down as they come up with a new tussle where they compare, contrast and insult each other with their takes for your listening pleasure. They'll either insert themselves into a story or see how they fare or bring the characters into real life scenarios that make less than no sense. As a bonus you'll get access from within the film industry and listen to "reel talks" about our favorite moments, scenes and stories.
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