In this episode, Jeff and Brandon discuss various topics including the future of Star Wars, the streaming wars and the dominance of Netflix, Tom Cruise's move to Warner Bros, the release schedule of Warner Bros films, the cancellation of Our Flag Means Death, and a recap of the Golden Globes. The conversation covers various topics, including the Golden Globes, Oppenheimer's success, Christopher Nolan's directing, recent movie watches, Marvel's TV shows, the 'Purge' movies, Disney's release schedule, 'Bob's Burgers,' 'Picard,' and 'The Curse.' In this part of the conversation, the hosts review two movies: Night Swim and The Book of Clarence. Night Swim is described as a dumb movie that starts stupid and gets stupider as it goes along. The hosts criticize the lack of effective jokes and the overall plot. The Book of Clarence, on the other hand, is a mystery movie that the hosts had no expectations for. They discuss the slow start and the lack of humor in the film. The hosts also mention the talented cast and the director's attempt to create a biblical epic. In this episode, the hosts review two movies: 'The Beekeeper' and 'Mean Girls 2024'. They discuss the release strategy for movies and the scheduling of multiple releases in the same weekend. They share their thoughts on 'The Beekeeper', criticizing its lack of character development and excessive profanity. They also discuss Jason Statham's career choices and the entertainment value of the action scenes in the movie. Moving on to 'Mean Girls 2024', they talk about the self-referential elements and improved storytelling compared to the original. They highlight the performances of the cast and the relevance of the 'Mean Girls' franchise.
00:00 Introduction and Star Wars
02:02 Netflix and Streaming Wars
05:02 Tom Cruise and Warner Bros
08:10 Warner Bros Release Schedule
13:15 A24 and Neon
25:17 Mickey 17 and Godzilla vs. Kong
30:48 Our Flag Means Death
35:19 The Hulk and Ang Lee
39:32 Golden Globes Recap
40:41 Discussion on the Golden Globes and Joe Ko
42:37 Recognition of Oppenheimer's Success
44:28 Appreciation for Christopher Nolan's Directing
46:04 Praise for 'Poor Things' and Other Recent Watches
51:02 Debate on Scorsese vs. Spielberg
53:00 Discussion on 'Echo' and Marvel's TV Shows
58:13 Review of the 'Purge' Movies
01:04:04 Opinions on 'Echo' and Disney's Release Schedule
01:13:44 Thoughts on 'Bob's Burgers' and 'Picard'
01:21:22 Review of 'The Curse'
01:22:20 Review of 'Night Swim'
01:46:19 Review of 'The Book of Clarence'
02:00:53 Review of 'The Beekeeper'
02:09:39 Review of 'Mean Girls 2024'
A concise deep-dive look at movies (and some pop culture) by 2 of the Blerdiest guys around, your hosts, Brandon Norwood and Jeff Stewart!