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Matt is joined by Joshua Lynn, the president of Piedmont Media Research, to discuss the research studios use to determine what people want out of their movies and how to give it to him. Before the movie is green-lit, studios use research to know if people want a new tornado movie, or a biopic about Robert Oppenheimer, or how Denzel Washington will elevate a project's box office potential (02:43). Matt finishes the show with a prediction about Netflix’s stock price (25:32).


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Host: Matt Belloni

Guest: Joshua Lynn


Producers: Craig Horlbeck and Jessie Lopez

Theme Song: Devon Renaldo

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