Sunday, July 31, 2016

Star Trek Beyondcast

The third film in the Prime Trek universe is here! Jon and Bill Monroe discuss what the loss of JJ Abrams, the disappointing "Star Trek Into Darkness" and the impending new streaming series have on this latest film. Does a Simon Pegg script make a difference? And, can a "Fast and Furious" director be subtle? All this plus Idris Elba.

Sunday, July 24, 2016

SDCC 2016cast

Another Comicon has come and gone. Jon and Steven discuss what it would take to attend next year, the lack of comic books announcements, the video games already announced in play, the impressive showings of action figures and trailers! Trailers! TRAILERS!

Sunday, July 17, 2016

Pokemon GObusters

Everyone's complaining about "Ghostbusters" and chasing Pokemon! Jon, Steven and Howie Weingarten review both and decide if either is a good or bad thing. Also, a toddler attacks!

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Television in the 90's

Walter J. Podrazik invites Jon and Steven to the Museum of Broadcast Communications for a talk on the last decade of TV before the internet. He explains how America's self-confidence led to innovations in sitcoms and drama and how the 24 hour news cycle created reality television. Also, a look into the book he co wrote with Harry Castleman, "Watching TV"!

Monday, July 4, 2016

Mid Year Reviewcast

It's the 4th of July and Jon and Steven are taking the long weekend to think about 2016 so far. Does "Civil War" hold up to a second viewing? Are people still mad at Captain America? Do we still hate "Batman v Superman"? Plus, why Jon can't stop talking about Albert Brooks movies on Netflix!