Last week Apple had to temporarily disable the FaceTime group chat feature because of a minor security flaw that let you call people and listen to them, even if they didn't answer the call. This week we are joined by Brit Harsh to discuss ways in which we prevent our phones from being hacked and the ways we've seen movies deal they technology that listens in on us. We also discuss the new movie Lego Movie 2: The Second Part and the Netflix/Lifetime series You.
Ariana Grande got a tattoo of Japanese characters that were supposed to say "7 Rings", which is the title of her new single. But they actually say "Sirichin" which is a small Japanese barbecue grill. This week Ryan and Zach talk about the tattoo, how she tried to fix it, and other movie characters with regrettable tattoos. They also discuss the Melissa McCarthy movie Can You Ever Forgive Me? and the Netflix movie Polar.
It's our annual Superbowl episode. And we have... well it's certainly a football game. The Patriots are playing the Rams and it feels like the buzz around the game is small. Maybe that's because all the excitement got sucked out during the NFC Championship game. This week Ryan and Zach talk about all the games involved and share their thoughts on the Oscar nominations, the Netflix movie Roma and both Fyre Festival documentaries that are out now.
The government is still shut down, all because of the master negotiator throwing a hissy fit when Congress refused to give him $5 billion for a wall. Maybe Individual 1 should hunker down and watch some of these scenes as Ryan and Zach recap their top 5 negotiation scenes in movies. What is your favorite negotiation? Did we not mention yours? Let us know your favs!
Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos and his wife MacKenzie are getting divorced. If she were to receive half his $136 billion fortune, she'd be the fifth richest person in the world. Will she? Ryan and Zach try to guess just how many times over she'll be able to buy all the tea in China after this is settled. They also share their thoughts on the new movie The Favourite and the Netflix interactive movie Bandersnatch.
The Pittsburgh Steelers expected to make the Superbowl this year, but they didn't even make the playoffs. One problem is their star players didn't show up. First, it was Le'Veon Bell - now it's Antonio Brown. What is going on in Pittsburgh? This week we try and figure it out. We also make our predictions for who makes the big game and share our thoughts on Vice and Bird Box.
Happy New Pod Year. To celebrate this week Ryan and Zach are joined by friend of the show Jim Buckley as they draft their favorite movie parties. We talk about some of the most iconic movie parties, the ones we want to go to, and the ones that are too crazy for us to hang at.
Offset interrupted Cardi B's show in Los Angeles last week by coming out onstage and asking her to take him back. It didn't work. This week Ryan and Zach are joined by Brit Harsh to talk about why it didn't work and why Cardi doesn't want people coming down on Offset. They also discuss Aquaman and the new Netflix docu-series Innocent Man.
Michael Cohen Is Going To Jail
Michael Cohen, the former personal lawyer of Donald Trump was just sentenced to three years in federal prison. This week Ryan and Zach talk about what happens next and what that could mean for the White House. They also share their thoughts on Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, The Ballad of Buster Shrugs, and the best movie Santa.
Last week Kevin Hart stepped down as the host of the Oscars just one day after he got the gig. This week Ryan and Zach talk about how it happened and discuss potential hosts to fill in. They also share their thoughts on Green Book, The Christmas Chronicles, the Golden Globe nominations, and the trailer for the newest Avenger movie Endgame
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