An armed gunman released 13 hostages after the President of Ukraine agreed to recommend a movie starring Joaquin Phoenix. We talk about how all of this went down and what Joaquin Phoenix movie saved those people's lives. We also share this week's movie suggestions including the Elisabeth Moss movie Shirley on Hulu and the Rosamund Pike movie Radioactive on Amazon Prime.
Last week Florida reported 698 deaths last week and more than 83,000 new cases of the coronavirus. Despite all of this, Disney World in Orlando reopened this month. So, what precautions are they taking, and is it safe to go back? This week we talk to the host of That Movie Show and self-proclaimed Disney World lover Mike Wendt about the conditions in Disney and what it would take to get him to go back there. We also share some streaming suggestions including The Old Guard and Crip Camp on Netflix and Showbiz Kids and Scoob on HBO.
The Trump Administration intends for schools to open for in-person classes this fall. And if schools decide not to open the President is threatening to withhold federal funding. So what is the plan to do so? We talk about how schools and colleges are planning to open up in the fall and if there is a way to do it safely. We also share our thoughts on Andy Samberg new movie Palm Springs and the Sci-fi movie Vast of Night.
The pressure is mounting for Washington to change the name of their football team after companies like FedEx, Nike, and McDonald's requested the team do so With the team facing economic pressure with D.C. finally get a new team name. This week we discuss that and stretch our vocal cords to discuss Hamilton now streaming on Disney+ and the new Will Ferrell comedy Eurovision now streaming on Netflix.
Hosts: Zach Stone and Ryan Berger
A podcast where we talk about what's going on in the news and cross that with our favorite movies