Movies are back. F9 has made $500 million at the box office and this week we do a spoiler-free discussion about the movie as well as the new Amazon Prime movie, The Tomorrow War. Then we discuss the new NCAA ruling that lets players get paid.
The long-awaited Friends reunion is finally out. This week we talk not only about the reunion special on HBO Max, but the legacy of the popular show. We also discuss Amazon buying MGM for $8.5 billion and what that means for Jeff Bezos and James Bond.
Once the most sought-after player in the league, Deshaun Watson is now facing 22 civil lawsuits filed by massage therapists who have accused him of sexual misconduct during sessions. This week we talk about what we know so far, what's been alleged, and what the response has been. We also share our thoughts on the Netflix movie Concrete Cowboy and the Amazon Prime show Invincible.
Our time in Westview has come to an end. Did the series live up to the hype and fan speculation from across the internet and is that how the show should be judged. This week we talk about all things 'WandaVision' and share our thoughts on 'Coming 2 America', 'The United States Vs. Billie Holiday', and more!!!
The big game is set for Sunday as Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs will be taking on Tom Brady and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. To help break down the matchup this week we brought on a Kansas City fan and a New England fan (because let's face it Tampa doesn't have any real fans and all of New England seems to be pulling for Tom). We also share our thoughts on The Little Things, One Night in Miami, and The Night Stalker.
And Other Marvel News
Alfred Molina is putting the metal arms back on to reprise his fan-favorite performance in Spider-Man 2 as Otto Octavius AKA Doctor Octopus. This coupled with news that Andrew Garfield and Tobey Maguire will be making appearances in the newest Spider-Man movie was just some of the Marvel news we got this past week. We talk about as much as we can that will be appearing on the big screen and the small screen. We also share our thoughts on Big Mouth Season 4, The Sound of Metal, and a binge-worthy MTV classic.
At the beginning of the pandemic, American sports fans were left with no live sports to watch for nearly four months. Then suddenly in June and July, all the major sports leagues returned to play at once creating a sports fan dream. Or so we thought. In reality, people aren't watching and viewership for all the leagues is down steeply from 2019, including the NBA finals, the Stanley Cup, and even NFL games. Why is that? This week we try and figure out why that is happening. We also share our thoughts on The Trial of the Chicago 7, The Lie, and Deaf U,
Last week, the FBI intercepted six men that were trying to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer. She is okay, but this week we're talking about the kidnappers' potential motivations, how the FBI stopped them, and why this could happen again. We also share our thoughts on the season 2 finale of The Boys on Amazon as well Hubie Halloween and The Haunting of Bly Manor.
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.
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.
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