In this week's episode David, John and Kyle discuss the end of the WGA strike (2:00), ads coming to Amazon Prime Video (5:00) and celebrity charity auctions to benefit out of work crew members (12:45). We also reveal the results of our summer box office draft and discuss all the top movies of summer 2023 (16:15)!
Thursday, September 28, 2023
Thursday, September 14, 2023
Before the WGA and SAG strikes postponed the 75th Primetime Emmys from September to January this week our hosts would have had their annual Emmy predictions. Instead in this week's special episode David, John and Kyle react to the predictions made by Google's AI chatbot Bard (10:45). Can artificial intelligence predict the correct winners better than our hosts? But before we share Bard's predictions, we discuss how an AI-generated song using vocals from Drake and The Weeknd may possibly be eligible to compete at the Grammys (2:15).
Friday, August 25, 2023
In this week's episode David, John and Kyle discuss Rolling Stone's list of the top 50 worst decisions in TV history (2:20) and a possible further complication to the WGA & SAG strikes (11:05). They also discuss Google & Universal Music's attempt to legitimize deep fake songs (15:30), a court ruling regarding AI-created art (19:55) and Netflix's latest dating show called Deep Fake Love (25:30). Finally, we catch-up on everything we missed covering this summer including It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia season 16 (29:35), What We Do in the Shadows season 5 (34:10), The Righteous Gemstones season 3 (38:25), The Other Two season 3 (44:40), How to With John Wilson season 3 (50:20), The Super Mario Bros. Movie (53:55) and Big Brother 25 (1:00:00).
Thursday, August 10, 2023
In this week's episode David, John and Kyle discuss the possibility of news and live sports coming to Max (2:00), an update on Uncle Stan (a potential spinoff of The Office's Stanley Hudson character) (9:25) and why AMC Theaters is phasing out their variable ticket pricing (15:40). Next we review Christopher Nolan's Oppenheimer (22:05) and Greta Gerwig's Barbie films (41:05). Finally, we discuss the Barbenheimer phenomenon and what lessons Hollywood is taking from it (50:15).
Thursday, July 20, 2023
Podcast Episode 428: Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, Wonka Trailer and The Bear Season 2
In this week's episode David, John and Kyle discuss updates from the SAG-AFTRA strike (1:45), Redbox's partnership with TikTok (14:05) and The Flash Web3 Movie Experience (20:00). We also preview the upcoming Wonka movie starring Timothée Chalamet by discussing the new trailer (25:35). Next we review Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One and how it compares to other films in the franchise (33:40). Finally, we discuss overall thoughts on The Bear season two (52:35).
Friday, July 14, 2023
In this week's special episode David, John and Kyle react to the 2023 Emmy nominations! After breaking down some overall stats (1:45), we discuss all the surprises and snubs from the drama series (9:50), comedy series (27:45) and limited series (39:20) categories. After we break down the nominations we discuss the SAG-AFTRA strike and why the ceremony may be delayed from its September 18th airdate (51:25).
Thursday, June 29, 2023
Podcast Episode 426: Black Mirror Season 6, The Bear, The Righteous Gemstones and Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse
In this week's episode David, John and Kyle we discuss Ryan Murphy's rumored return deal to Disney from Netflix (1:55). We also discuss all the current issues at Warner Bros. Discovery including WBD licensing HBO content to Netflix (8:00), the sale of the studio's music assets (14:00) and the cost-cutting at Turner Classic Movies (18:10). Next we review the entire sixth season of Black Mirror (25:20). Finally, we discuss Spider-Man: Across the Spider-Verse (39:00), the season two premiere of The Bear (44:30) and the season three premiere of The Righteous Gemstones (49:40).