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On Episode 242 we find ourselves back in the DC Fandome with new trailers for The Batman, The Flash, and Black Adam. Mel Gibson is heading to TV and Disney is delaying all their movies. We then look at the surprises and disappointments from the last week's box office numbers. What We're Watching: Succession (Season 3) Reservation Dogs Edward Scissorhands The Thing
It's Episode 242 and there is just too much sports happening right now. The NBA is back but not for Ben Simmons or Kyrie Irving. Baseball is unpredictable and frustrating for Astros and Dodgers fans. Top 5 teams keep losing in college football. The NFL finished another week and we're now a third of the season. There's so much to cover and we try to get it all.
On Episode 241 we talk about Netflix's That 90's Show and their upcoming NC-17 release, Blonde. We also talk a bit about a new Hellraiser movie from Hulu, a Disney+ Disneyland movie, and another new TV show with Steve Carell. What We're Watching: CSI: Vegas The Score Malignant The Corpse Bride
On Episode 241 we discuss the Fury-Wilder fight and the future of boxing before turning to the opening games of baseball's tense playoffs. We then get to the latest in college football including the big Alabama loss and the Big Ten in the top ten. We finish with week 5 in the NFL including the Chargers putting up 40, the Raiders head coach distraction, missed kicks, and every Giants player getting injured. NOTE: At the time of recording Jon Gruden hadn't yet resigned. We didn't have the full story. Sorry.
On Episode we've got some local and personal problems like oil spills at our beaches and shipping issues. We the talk about Damian Lewis' exit from Billions, Scarlett Johansson getting paid to forgive Disney, and the first look at HBO's Game of Thrones spinoff. What We're Watching: Billions Nightmare on Elm Street 1 & 3 Snake Eyes Many Saints of Newark
It's Episode 240 and the baseball playoffs are here. Will the dodgers repeat or will their 2nd place finish doom them. We also look at the latest week in college football which was quite disappointing out west. We then finish with week 4 including the undefeated cardinals, Tom Brady back in New England, and lightning at the Chargers game.
It's Episode 239 and season 47 of SNL is about to start and we'll tell you who's hosting. We also discuss the recently announced cast for the Super Mario movie. We've also got news about Fantastic Beasts 3 and the return of the original Law and Order. What We're Watching: A Walk Among the Tombstones Unforgiven Midnight Mass The Morning Show (Season 2)
On Episode 239 we cover the baseball playoff race and the Cardinals magic win streak. We then look at the past week in college football and a return to disappointment at USC. We then look at week 3 in the NFL including some huge wins for both LA teams.
It's Episode 238 and Ted Lasso dominated the Emmys. We look at the other winners before discussing the future of Paramount, Showtime, and its streaming services. We then discuss a few trailers for some big movies coming this December. What We're Watching: News of the World The Dollars Trilogy Cry Macho
On Episode 238 we reflect on the career of Duke legend JJ Redick before taking a look at the wild card races in baseball. We then get to the latest craziness for USC and UCLA before reviewing all the big stories from week 2 of the NFL season.
On Episode 237 we mourn the great comedian Norm Macdonald who died this week at only 61 years old. We then discuss the latest movie news including cast announcements for The Haunted Mansion, a big get for Peacock, and Christopher Nolan's breakup with Warner Bros. We then look at the trailer for The Matrix Resurrections before getting to what we're watching: Monsters American Crime Story: Impeachment Being James Bond The Card Counter
It's Episode 237 and we open the show with the red hot Toronto Blue Jays and their pursuit of a playoff spot. We then turn to college football where USC has fired their coach and Iowa has made it clear they are the top team in Iowa. We then review week 1 of the NFL and look at the performance of all our local teams and the dominance of every team in the west.
It's Episode 236 and the iPhone 13 is about to be announced. We then mourn the great Michael K Williams and discuss the great work he did for HBO and elsewhere. We also discuss the trailer for a huge new Netflix movie that raises all kinds of questions. We then move on to Ben Affleck's sequel to The Accountant and its problems and talk about about the latest box office results and what it means for the future movie schedule. What We're Watching: American Horror Story: Red Tide Only Murders in the Building (Hulu) No Sudden Move Clickbait (Netflix)
On Episode 236 we've got updates on all the biggest sports. The Lakers continue to sign guys over 30. The Dodgers were in 1st place for a moment. College football started for real and despite some promising matchups we only got a bit of excitement. Also, the NFL starts this week and that's important.
On Episode we finally find what the name of the new Matrix movie before discussing the latest Disney sequels. Lord and Miller are making a Dennis Rodman and you won't be seeing any Paramount movies this year. We look at last week's box office and this week's new releases before getting to what we're watching: The Revenant Crimson Tide The Walking Dead (Season 11) Patriot Games
It's Episode 235 and the 2021 NFL season is upon us. That means we've got to give our Over-Under picks for the upcoming season. So we did our research and got to recording. This is part 1 where we cover the AFC. Look for our NFC picks coming soon.
On Episode 234 we discuss all the Jeopardy host drama that's unfolded over the past week before getting into the latest movie news. Venom might be delayed again into next year but Spider-Man No Way Home is still coming and we've finally got a trailer. We've also got some HBO news including a Black Canary solo movie and the return of Curb Your Enthusiasm. What We're Watching: Free Guy Nine Perfect Strangers Reminiscence Conspiracy Theory
On Episode 233 we discuss the future of phones before looking at the latest movie news. Disney has a new Home alone movie coming to Disney+ this year. Sony has delayed Venom 2 and sold off Hotel Transylvania 4 while Disney has greenlit two sequels. What We're Watching: What If...? Untold: Malice at the Palace Jackie Brown Beckett Get Shorty/Be Cool
It's Episode 233 and NFL football at SoFi stadium is finally being played with fans. But we weren't ready for it. We also take a look at the MLB standings and wonder what MLB wants from this season. We then finish with the latest NBA news including a Patrick Beverley-Eric Bledsoe trade and the Christmas day schedule.
On Episode we cover the massive deal for more South Park, a new plane-based action movie, and the delay of the Clifford the Big Red Dog movie which is a real movie that exists, among other bits of movie news. We also discuss a couple trailers for soon to be released Netflix projects. What We're Watching: Raya and the Last Dragon Shawshank Redemption Reservation Dogs The Suicide Squad Stillwater
It's Episode 232 and the Olympics are over. Team USA won the medal count but NBC were the big losers and now the Olympics are headed to Paris, the same city Lionel Messi will now be playing in. NBA free agency continues and it didn't work out well for Dennis Schroder. We then remind you that the NFL is almost here and that no one like Kirk Cousins.
On Episode 231 we discuss the good and bad news coming from Disney before getting into the latest movie news including who's writing a new Ninja Turtles movie and Brendan Fraser joining the cast of a couple more movies. We also review a few new trailers including House of Gucci. What We're Watching: The Game Road to Perdition Bridge of Spies Old The Green Knight
It's Episode 231 and the Olympics are still going but has anyone noticed. We talk a bit about the games before recapping the MLB trade deadline. The Dodgers made a massive move but will it be enough to get them past the Giants. We then get into all the NBA news including rule changes, the draft, and of course free agency. We take a look at all the changes the Lakers have made as well as some of the biggest signings elsewhere.
On Episode 230 Covid is trying to comeback and it's really annoying. We've also got news about a Batgirl movie for HBO Max and more about the Zack Snyder Netflix partnership. There's also plans for multiple new Exorcist movies produced by Blumhouse that could be good or not. What We're Watching: American Horror Stories Cop Car The Darkest Hour Freaky Let Him Go Woodstock 99: Peace, Love and Rage
On Episode 230 we can confirm that Aaron Rodgers will play in Green Bay this season. We can also confirm that the Indians won't be playing in Cleveland in 2022. We then discuss the rough start to the Olympics as well as some NBA trade rumors heading into the draft.
On Episode 229 we've somehow retuned to the 90's. We've got a trailer for Jackass and a Matt Damon/Ben Affleck movie, news about Kevin Smith's Clerks, and reviews for Space Jam and R.L Stine movies. We also talk about how Spike Lee ruined France's top film festival among other bits of movie news. What We're Watching: Gunpowder Milkshake Fear Street Trilogy (Netflix) Space Jam: A New Legacy McCartney 3, 2, 1 Bad Education
It's Episode 229 and the NBA Finals are over. The Milwaukee Bucks are champions and the Suns aren't. We discuss that as well as the odds for next year's Finals. We've also got some news about a new NHL team, the Manning Brothers, and Olympic soccer.
On Episode 228 we discuss Richard Branson's trip to space, the 2021 Emmy nominations, a sequel for Amazon's The Tomorrow War, and a Barbie movie. We also watched a bunch of shows and movies including: Lincoln Jumanji Trilogy The Queen's Gambit The White Lotus (HBO) Cruella The Ice Road Black Widow
Episode 228 is a shorter one but we still cover everything you want. Conor McGregor lost again, England couldn't get it done against Italy, and baseball is having another All-Star Game. In basketball, Team USA lost their first two exhibition games and the NBA Finals haven't been too exciting but we're hopeful it will get better.
On Episode 227 we talk about the 4th of July and the firework escalation, the release of Bill Cosby, and the death of Richard Donner. We also cover some movie news like the next from Zack Snyder and future plans for Peacock from NBC Universal. What We're Watching: Rocky 1-4 Plan B (Hulu) The Ice Road No Sudden Move The Tomorrow War
It's Episode 227 and a number of championships are at stake. The Lightning are about to win the Stanley Cup, the European Soccer Championship is almost set, and we've got the Bucks and Suns in the finals. We also cover the awful Trevor Bauer story and give a small preview of Olympic Basketball.
On Episode 226 the movies are back and we have Vin Diesel to thanks. Also, Harrison Ford hurt himself making Indiana Jones 5, Tobey Maguire is coming back to movies, and Conan is done with his talk show. What We're Watching: 20th Century Women The Last Blockbuster Psych 2: Lassie Comes Home
It's Episode 226 and we've finally got a Canadian team in the Stanley Cup Finals but do they have a chance. We've also got some early MLB All-Star voting results and a fan caused crash in the Tour De France. Then we cover all that's happening in the NBA including the results of the draft lottery, the latest coaching hires, and everything involving the conference finals.
On Episode 225 we've got a new Disney remake to talk about. Disney's remaking their first movie, Snow White, but will it have dwarves. There's also another Transformers coming next summer but don't worry. Michael Bay is not involved. Everybody liked Bob Odenkirk's Nobody so they're making a sequel. What We're Watching: Dave (FXX/Hulu) I Care a Lot The Conjuring 3: The Devil Made Me Do It Ash vs the Evil Dead
On Episode 225 we've finally reached the NBA's conference finals which means we saw some more teams end their seasons in disappointment. Durant was great through 7 full games but ran out of gas in OT. Ben Simmons refused to shoot in the 4th quarter and now won't be playing in any more this season. We also jinxed the health of Kawhi yet the Clippers are still alive. We cover all that and more this week.
It's Episode 224 and Covid has been defeated in California. We're ready to get back to the real world but there's going to be an adjustment. It seems like plane passengers and E3 are still trying to figure this all out. The Book of Boba Fett has finished filming, Aquaman 2 has a title, and Greenland is getting a sequel. Zoe Kravitz is going to direct a movie and it's got quite a title. What We're Watching: Creed II Super 8 Mitchells vs the Machines Band of Brothers In The Heights
It's Episode 224 and baseball has finally banned sunscreen. They've also banned other sticky substances in order to cut down on strikeouts but not everyone is happy with this. There was also some unprofessional behavior at a golf tournament and a big NBA rule change for next year. But the playoffs are our main story. The Suns swept but the other 3 series are close and we give you our latest takes.
On Episode 223 we've got the latest on iOS 15 and a whole bunch of strange movie news. Mike Myers is back with a Netflix series and Vince Vaughn and Owen Wilson might be back with a new Wedding Crashers. Maybe. There's also another Master and Commander in the works but without Russell Crowe and Rob Zombie is making a Munsters movie for some reason. What We're Watching: I Love You Philip Morris Gone Baby Gone Army of The Dead The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It Bo Burnham: Inside
It's episode 223 and we're on to round 2 of the NBA playoffs but before we get to that we discuss the Mayweather-Logan Paul that neither of us watched. Then we celebrate Jokic's MVP and discuss where every round 1 loser went wrong before previewing all the 2nd round matchups.
It's Episode 222 and Amazon is officially the new owner of MGM. We're also her to warn you about an asteroid coming towards earth but we've also got news about Kraven the Hunter, Joker 2, and a new Evil Dead. What We're Watching: 3:10 to Yuma Woman in the Window Mare of Easttown A Quiet Place Part II
It's Episode 222 and NBA fans are becoming a problem. We try to find out what's with all the fan player incidents going on before looking at all the 1st round matchups. The 2nd round in the east looks set but there's still a lot up in the air out west. We do our best to predict how it's all going to end up.
It's Episode 221 and John Cena is in trouble with the Chinese government. We've also got some weird movie news to discuss including a Wonka origin movie as well as comebacks for Kevin Spacey and Lindsay Lohan. What We're Watching: Creed 2 Spectre Phantom Thread The Da Vinci Code M.O.D.O.K. (Hulu)
On Episode 221 we've got all kinds of sports to talk about. We wonder where Julio Jones will play next and preview this weekend's Champions League Final. We then look at some big turnarounds from a few famous baseball teams and celebrate Phil Mickelson's unprecedented win. We close with early impressions of the 1st round of the NBA playoffs.
On Episode 220 we discuss some big business moves like AT&T spinning off WarnerMedia and Amazon potentially acquiring MGM. We've also got more casting news for Knives Out 2 and some additions for season 2 of The Righteous Gemstones. What We're Watching: Saint Maud The Sons of Sam: A Descent into Darkness Greenland Those Who Wish Me Dead
It's Episode 220 and Albert Pujols is back playing baseball. The NBA playoffs are about to start but before that we've got the play-ins. We explain how those games work and who's playing who and then preview the 1st round matchups we do know about.
On Episode 219 we have some casting news for Knives Out 2 and discuss the future of The Golden Globes. Seth Rogen says he won't work with James Franco again and we're not sure how to feel about that. What We're Watching: Bill and Ted Face the Music Inferno Wrath of Man The Wolf of Snow Hollow
On Episode 218 we've got news about the iPhone of the future. We also know when the next 8 Marvel movies are coming so everything seems right with the world. Conan is ending his talk show and now we know when but what's next for him? What We're Watching: Mad Max 3&4 Bobby and Giada in Italy Too Funny to Fail Tom Clancy's Without Remorse
It's Episode 218 and LeBron is back for the Lakers. Well, he was. He got injured again and no one knows what's going to happen in the Western Conference playoff race. We also get into the Dodgers recent struggles before covering Aaron Rodgers' demands. We close with a review of this week's NFL draft.
On Episode 217 we are no longer requiring you to wear a mask while listening to our podcast while outside. We also have a lengthy discussion about this year's Oscars and why no one seems very interested in watching the nominated movies. We then cover a whole lot of movie news including Leo getting the rights to remake a popular foreign film, the return of a popular Netflix series, and a new Flintstones show. What We're Watching: Falcon and the Winter Soldier Fargo Mortal Kombat So I Married an Axe Murderer