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Scarlett Johansson just filed a lawsuit against Disney, claiming that they misled her in regards to the theatrical release of her movie Black Widow. This fight is taking place not only in the courtroom but the press as well with the two sides going back and forth. This week we go over what has been said, how we got here, and whose side we are on. We also share our thoughts on Blood Red Sky (Netflix), Shiva Baby (HBO Max), and Zach shares some personal news.
The delta variant is now the dominant COVID-19 variant in the US. It accounts for 83% of US cases of coronavirus and is about 60% more contagious than the first variant. Fortunately, the research shows the vaccine is effective against this strain, unfortunately, not enough people are getting the shot. This week we talk about the reasons for vaccine hesitancy, its effect on the current pandemic, and the best way to help convince more people to get shots in arms. We share our opinions on season 2 of 'Never Have I Ever' (Netflix), 'Gunpowder Milkshake' (Netflix), and talk about 'Ted Lasso', and The Twilight Saga.
This is the most dramatic news to come out of The Bachelor franchise: Chris Harrison has officially exited the Bachelor Nation. This week we talk through everything that went down, and what the show could look like without Harrison. We also share our thoughts on In The Heights (HBO MAX) and Bo Burnham: Inside (Netflix)
It's been months since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol that left 5 dead and 140 police officers injured. Last week, a bill to establish a commission tasked with investigating barely passed the House, and may not pass the Senate. Meanwhile, at least 400 people who participated in the assault have been arrested and charged with very few people taking plea bargains despite thousands of hours of video proof. This week we discuss why calls for further investigations are being ignored and the impediments to bringing those involved to justice. We also share our thoughts on Zak Snyder's 'Army of the Dead' (Netflix) and the new Angelina Jolie movie, 'Those Who Wish Me Dead' (HBO Max).
Everything old again is new - high wasted jeans, your interest in Disney, and now Bennifer. Not only have Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez been spotted going to lunch together, but they also flew to Montana for a long weekend. Is this a reason to celebrate or is it all a PR move? We discuss that and share our thoughts on The Woman In The Window, Tom Clancy's Without Remorse, and more.
The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was one of the most popular TV shows during its six-week run. But much like 'WandaVision' before it, the ending does not land. Is this something we can expect from all future Marvel TV shows? This week we break down the whole show, what worked, what didn't, and what we hope will change when Loki starts. Before that, we share our thoughts on 'Tenet' which is now streaming on HBO MAX and 'The Mitchells vs. the Machines.'
Last week the former "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood came out as gay on "Good Morning America." This week we discuss the reaction by the public, Colton's past, and the new Netflix reality show chronicling his journey We also share our thoughts on the movie Bad Trip and the Oscar Nominated film The Father.
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.
Two big fights happened last week. In one, a slimy lizard faced off against an American Titan and the other was Godzilla vs Kong. This week we discuss the DOJ investigation into Matt Gaetz violating federal sex trafficking laws. We also share our thoughts on the latest HBO MAX release as well as Murder Among the Mormons and Pieces of a Woman.
Feel like you're watching less news in 2021? You probably are. News consumption is down significantly, with CNN losing almost half of its primetime viewership since Biden took office. And while you may like the feeling, newsrooms are scrambling with what to do. This week we talk to a former sports anchor and reporter from Rochester about the state of local news and he catches us up with all things Buffalo while we lament the state of the Eagles. We also share our thoughts on Promising Young Woman and Formula 1: Drive To Survive.
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