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KON Of The Monsters: Godzilla (Review)

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KON Of The Monsters: Godzilla (Review)

A battle of two kings! These two titans battle it out on today’s podcast. Its The KON vs. Godzilla King of the Monsters, and only one will make it out alive…Who will survive?

We also bring back our PICK OF THE WEEK with two fresh new picks you know you guys wont want to miss. All that and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge First Hand Experience

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Star Wars: Galaxy's Edge First Hand Experience

A long time ago on a podcast far, far away...THE BETA REPORT! visited Galaxy’s Edge at Disneyland in Southern California, and they’re now ready to share their experience of this new wondrous and enthralling land. That’s right, The KON has been to Disney’s Galaxy’s Edge and he’s here to give us all of the juicy little details that we all want to know before the new attraction opens to the public on June 24, 2019. From blue milk to droid building, this massive new park left The KON wanting more, but he’ll give us his run down on the Do’s and Dont’s and what three things you definitely have to do!

 We’ve got all that and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Summer Preview: 8 Movies & Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

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Summer Preview: 8 Movies & Shows You Need to Watch This Summer

Summer is finally here! Cue in “Sunflower” by Post Malone & Swae Lee, for what will undoubtedly continue to be the anthem of this year’s summer fun. The Beta Boys whip out their immaculate dad bods and bikinis to bring you their most anticipated must watch movies and TV shows of the summer. From Netflix Originals to giant tent-pole blockbuster movies, TBR has their 8 must see movies and shows of Summer 2019.

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More For Your Hole: What to Watch; PLUS: A New Shiny Batman

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More For Your Hole: What to Watch; PLUS: A New Shiny Batman

Regardless of your feelings towards the last season of Game of Thrones, with this cultural behemoth now gone, its left a Tormund sized hole in our hearts as well as our Sunday evening TV watching schedule. Well, like the title says, we got more for that hole! The Beta Bros have scoured the annals of entertainment to find several shows we’re looking forward to seeing. Shows that we think you’ll love and could potentially cram content into that giant gap GOT left us with.

Oh and we also can’t leave without talking about the new, shiny and sparkly announcement: We’ve got a new Batman. Is it who we would have picked? Is it an inspired choice? Will history repeat itself and will an odd casting choice actually turn out to be one of the greatest depictions of the caped crusader? So many questions…but, we’ve got your answers on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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No More Disney...For Now! The Non-Disney Episode

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No More Disney...For Now! The Non-Disney Episode

Lets all just take a collective deep breath…Ok, so Disney really does own everything doesn’t it? We’ve heard the cries of the people, we understand that we focus a lot on Marvel, Disney, Star Wars, etc….but can you blame us? That is all stuff that is currently going on in the world today. Mickey Mouse really is Thanos! So, today, this is our Anti-Disney show. We’re talking about anything and everything that ISN’T DISNEY! From new movies, shows and even other podcasts we think you guys should check out, this show has a little something for everyone’s binging pleasure. We’ve got all this and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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GOT: The Battle of Winterfell Reaction (SPOILERS)

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GOT: The Battle of Winterfell Reaction (SPOILERS)

Winter is here! War is here! THE END IS HERE! That's right, The Beta Bros have stared the Night King in the face and only The KON survived. We mourn the loss of Jay and Uno... SIKE!

The Beta Boy's react to one of the most anticipated television series events of the last decade, The Battle of Winterfell and the clash between the living and the dead on Game of Thrones. We have your spoiler filled review of the episode, we go through what we liked, what surprised us and what we think will happen in the remaining episodes as the series draws near and near to its end. It's a packed episode and you don't want to miss out on any of it.

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Celebrate the Saga: The MCU Makes History & Our Endgame Prep

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Celebrate the Saga: The MCU Makes History & Our Endgame Prep

Guys…we’re in the endgame now. And, that’s not just in reference to the new Avengers movie, but for all movies and how we enjoy watching them. The Infinity Saga has completely redefined our movie going experience and the sheer thought of what the MCU/Marvel Studios has been able to accomplish is amazing. To put it plainly, there has been at least one marvel movie in theaters for the past 11 years!!! So, for that, we’re not only going to talk about Endgame, we also want to take the time to celebrate the saga and look back at the last 11 years/21 movies and recount some of our favorite characters, moments, quotes, etc. All leading to our Endgame Prep. You don’t want to miss this episode.

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Game Of Thrones: An Interview with a Thesbian

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Game Of Thrones: An Interview with a Thesbian

Long have we waited for the arrival of Season 8 of Game of Thrones. Now its here and The Beta Report has all of the dragon riding, white walking, awkward Bran staring details! The Beta Boys react to the first episode and share their favorite moments and also offer up some very bold predictions for some of our favorite characters.

AND!!! We have an exclusive first time ever interview with none other than your favorite thesbian dragon: DROGON, the dragon! Yes, we actually have a dragon on the show, and you wont believe what he has to say about Kit Harrington. We have all this and so much more on today’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Has DC Figured it Out? Are Shazam & The Joker Worth Watching?

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Has DC Figured it Out? Are Shazam & The Joker Worth Watching?

We are very close to making this question rhetorical…but, has DC finally figured it out? Are these new Zack Snyder-less movies any good? Should we be excited for The Joker and Shazam? The Beta Boys answer all these questions and some. We also say his name in a brand new GO/NO GO. Should you go watch Shazam this weekend? Listen to find out what we think.

But never mind all that…ENDGAME TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE! We’ll talk about all of the online madness and touch on the final trailer as we inch closer and closer to April 26th. We also have recommendations coming out our ears from start to finish. All that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Captain Marvel Preview

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Captain Marvel Preview

Captain Marvel is finally HERE! But, before you hit the theaters, make sure and check out our Captain Marvel Preview show to get you ready for all of the cosmic mayhem that this noble-warrior-hero will be raining down on everyone’s face!

We also have our initial reactions to the new X-Men: Dark Phoenix trailer. Is the Phoenix story line just not meant to be adapted into live action? Will this be doomed to repeat the same failures of the horrid Last Stand? Listen in to find out!

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Oscars 2019: Best of All Time?

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Oscars 2019: Best of All Time?

For this year’s Oscar’s Review Show, The Beta Report is going host-less, too. So this is an hour long episode of just silence. SIKE. We’re breaking down all of the surprises and snubs, the familiar and the refreshingly unfamiliar awards and choices. We also span the entire pantheon of Oscar winners and pick our #1 Favorite Best Picture Winner of all Time!

All that and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Is Netflix a Sinking Ship?

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Is Netflix a Sinking Ship?

We’re all saddened by the sudden—yet expected—news that The Punisher and Jessica Jones are now officially cancelled. The general consensus is that they’ll more than likely return on Disney’s streaming service, Disney+ due out later this year (presumably in the fall). So, with Disney making a push at the streaming service game and Hulu as well as Amazon Prime releasing great original content, is Netflix a sinking ship doomed to go under? Is there enough original content on Netflix’s roster to keep you on their service? Are they doing a good enough job of supplementing what’s leaving with something as good and/or better? The Beta Boys tackle all these questions and more, including a review of one of those original series: The Umbrella Academy.

Plus another New Tune Tuesday, on Thursday…except on Friday. All that an so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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President Patrol: TOP 3 Best American Movie Presidents

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President Patrol: TOP 3 Best American Movie Presidents

Seldom do we take the time to honor the men who shaped our country and liberated us from the oppressive tyranny of foreign and domestic threats…to a degree. Yes, these men aren’t perfect and some aren’t even competent, but what they undeniably are, are the building blocks for compelling and entertaining movie characters. With that said, in honor of President’s Day, The Beta Boys give you the TOP 3 American Movie Presidents. You’ll be surprised at some of our choices.

Also, we play a little game called “Who Said It?” featuring none other than the inspiration for many movie characters—good and bad—President Donald Trump and a slew of movie villains, cartoon characters, and celebrities. “God Bless America, and nowhere else!”

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7 Unconventional Valentines Day Movies to Watch Instead of The Notebook

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7 Unconventional Valentines Day Movies to Watch Instead of The Notebook

Love is blind, but you don’t have to be when it comes to your Valentine’s Day movie choices. Love comes in many forms, so we wanted to celebrate 7 unconventional choices that will hopefully get the flames of love burning with your date. The Beta Bros also uncover a hidden in plain sight love virtuoso. You’ll be shocked to find out which group of films by the same director, we believe are the epitome of unorthodox romance movies.

Jay also offers a few choices that you may want to stay away from if you wish to really impress your date. HINT: Stay away from anything that has an MMA fighter as its star or has the word “Darkness” in its tile. You’re welcome. All that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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SICKO MODE & DAD JOKES

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SICKO MODE & DAD JOKES

This episode is Sicko Mode, is gonna be Sicko Mode, is going Sicko Mode….??? We honestly have no idea how to use this word. Our age is definitely showing here. But, thankfully, we booked some teenage experts aka The KON’s kids, to walk us through the proper way of using: “Sicko Mode”. And old meets new, as The Beta Boys dust off some TBR classics with a new edition of GO/NO GO (The Prodigy & The Lego Movie 2) and A STREAM COME TRUE where we try to narrow down all of the HULU, Netflix, Amazon Prime shows or movies you should be watching.

Plus, another New Tune Tuesday, on Thursday…Except on Friday. I’m sure you can guess what song we’re using.

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RIP, Batfleck. So, Who's Next?

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RIP, Batfleck. So, Who's Next?

To the most homicidal iteration of Batman we’ve ever seen…we bid you farewell. As we say goodbye to Ben Affleck, our cleft chin crusader, we ask the one question on everyone’s mind: So, who’s next? Who can or should step into the cape and cowl and be the next Batman?

We also step into another dimension, where time stops and TV shows no longer get rebooted. The Beta Boys react to Jordan Peele’s upcoming reboot of the horror/sci-fi classic The Twilight Zone. There’s also a report about LOST getting the reboot treatment. But, do we need it though? We take a look at the upcoming reboots and we also offer up some of our suggestions for some reboots that we’d love to see. All that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Random Topic Generator

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Random Topic Generator

Ladies and Gentlemen, The Beta Report is proud to present…THE RANDOM TOPIC GENERATOR. [Cue cheesy game show music!!!]

The Beta Bros wanted to shake things up this episode. Instead of having a set agenda, we took several random topics that we each wanted to talk about, through them into our high-tech Random Topic Generator, and just let it rip! It goes from Joker to Candyman and Ted Bundy to…Miss Bala?!?! This show is going to be bonkers.

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GLASS REVIEW (SPOILER-ISH)

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GLASS REVIEW (SPOILER-ISH)

In case you guys haven’t heard, GLASS has made more than $100 Million Dollars in the box office to date. It only took $20 Million to make. That’s insane! But, it is good though? Did we really need this trilogy 18 years after Unbreakable first burst onto the scene? And the twists…were they effective or is it all just played out now? The Beta Bros take a deep dive into M. Night Shyamalan’s introspection of the superhero genre to give you guys their impressions, likes, and dislikes.

We also talk about Glass’ main competition last weekend with the return of our favorite gun wielding vigilante Frank Castle in Netflix’s The Punisher, Season 2. Jay also gives his thoughts on the third season of the HBO thriller: True Detective. Its a packed show!

Plus, the return of the New Tune Tuesday, on Thursday…except when its on Friday! All of this, and so much more on today’s episode of The Beta Report.

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2019 Oscar Noms: Will Oscar Trade His Gold For Vibranium?

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2019 Oscar Noms: Will Oscar Trade His Gold For Vibranium?

The 2019 Oscar nominations were revealed this week. Movies ranging from Netflix Originals to the powerhouse studio mainstays were all well represented in every category of this year’s noms. But, none more surprising than Black Panther receiving a Best Picture nomination. Will Oscar trade his gold for vibranium and award Marvel’s smash hit with Hollywood’s highest honor? Would an Oscar win lend any further validity to comic book movies as not just “good fun” but also great films? The Beta Bros discuss this year’s nerd-filled Oscar nominations and discuss whether Hollywood is finally acknowledging comic book movies as culture defining films.

We talk all this and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.

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Punishing the Glass

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Punishing the Glass

No, this isn’t the Beta Report’s new NBA-centric podcast about great rebounders in NBA history. It’s just a clever title. Although, that would be a pretty great idea. File away for later (Patent Pending)…This is however one of those moments where the universe just aligns things for you perfectly and you have no choice but to bring it to light: Punisher+Glass=Jigsaw…this stuff writes itself!

Anyway, on today’s episode the Beta Boy’s preview two of their most anticipated releases of 2019: The Punisher Season 2 and M. Night Shyamalan’s GLASS! There are a lot of things on the line for these two releases, like is M. Night Shyamalan’s resurgence for real or is he destined to fall back into mediocrity? And, is The Punisher the next Marvel Netflix show in the cancellation cross-hairs no matter how great it is? We answer all of these questions and give our thoughts regarding the poor reviews and terrible Rotten Tomatoes score GLASS has right now…35%!!! YIKES.

All that and so much more on this Friday edition of The Beta Report.

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