Captain Marvel is here and The Beta Bros have your spoiler-filled review of our cosmic avenger. The Kon, Uno, and Jay breakdown the movie and look forward past End Game and theorize what Captain Marvel means for the MCU moving forward. You wont believe this theory we came up with…can a secret invasion still be in the works? You’re gonna have to listen to find out.
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!
Celebrity depravity is typically something we stayed away from. But, when Pete Davidson started dating Kate Beckinsale, the Beta Boys just couldn’t stay quite any longer. In this episode, we’ll be talking all about our buddy Pete, the return of a group we never knew left, and the unfortunate passing of Hollywood heartthrob Luke Perry.
We’ll also breakdown the new Game of Thrones Season 8 trailer and completely lose our minds over what to expect! Will the prophecy come to pass and will Arroz en Ajo rise from the smoldering pot of khaleesi’s dothraki soup? Listen to find out. All that and so much more on this week’s episode of: The Beta Report.
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.
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.
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!”
Just like the sweater song, Weezer is a beautiful tapestry of our fragile and precious adolescence all wrapped up in a menagerie of teenage nostalgia. Add that deliciously warm garb to the collective coolness of past hits and iconic anthems and what you get is a Teal blanket that holds all of the enchanting possibilities of building an imaginary fort. All that to say, we’re talking about cover songs today.
And, the nostalgia thread knitting this episode together continues with The Beta Bros’ review of The LEGO Movie 2: The Second Part. Plus, a New Tune Tuesday, on Thursday…Except on Friday song. All that and so much more on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Spider-Man: Far From Home has just released its first trailer. Just in time for The Beta Report to rip it to shreds and give you every little detail you might have missed, like: Is Mysterio a wizard from Kamar Taj, where Dr. Strange also learned his magic? Is that the Spider-Noir suit? Is this a different Spider-verse? We also build up a few theories, re-work timelines, and travel to different dimensions…SUPER NERD STUFF! We’re getting all up in it. Any questions you might have, I’m sure we’ve got the answers. We’ve got all that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.
Other than our smartphones, I don’t think there has been anything more culture defining than: Netflix. The media streaming giant has consistently poured out hit after hit, creating some of the most entertaining and memorable shows and movies of our time like Stranger Things, Orange is the New Black, Roma, and Bird Box, to name a few. Netflix has not only grown from a mere movie rental service, it is categorically shaping our history and rewriting the zeitgeist as we know it.
But, as Netflix continues to nab its share of A-List stars, Oscar worthy directors, and fueling our entertainment driven lives…is Netflix worth having in 2019? Is Netflix Studios and the quality of its TV Shows and Films enough to leave other streaming services or major movie studios behind? Listen in as The Beta Boys let you now if you should keep your Netflix subscription or if there are some more “Magical” options coming up in the future. All that, and so much more on this episode of The Beta Report.
Black Panther, Avengers: Infinity War, Aquaman, Deadpool 2, Mission Impossible: Fallout, Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom, Incredibles 2, Ralph Breaks the Internet, Spider-Man: Into the Spiderverse, Hereditary, Halloween, Ready Player One, SOLO, A Quiet Place, Bird Box, Roma, A Star is Born, Bohemian Rhapsody…2018 was a great year for entertainment! But with so much great, high-quality content endlessly flooding the entertainment landscape, what can we expect from 2019?
The Beta Boys, and yes, i do mean THE BETA BOYS (JAY, THE KON, and UNO!!!! are all in studio this week) layout their 2019 Entertainment Preview, scouring all platforms, movie studios, and TV Channels to compile what can easily turn out to be the best year in entertainment to date! Lofty claims? Click play and see if you agree with our must watch list for 2019.
The end is finally here. The Beta Report has to say goodbye…to Iron Man? Captain America? The Avengers as we know it? Avengers: Endgame’s trailer is here to bid farewell to our sanity. Listen as we break our heads trying to figure out what is going to happen to Tony, what’s up with Hawkeye’s new duds, and why wont they just buzz Ant-Man in?
Plus, another New Tune Tuesday, on Thursday, except when its on Friday!
Let’s try this again. We experienced some technical difficulties last week with the sound of the podcast, so we unfortunately had to pull it. Thank you to all of our friends and listeners who gave us a heads up about the episode. With that said, we had way too much to say about Captain Marvel to not address it one more time. So, here’s our (late) Captain Marvel Reaction Show! We give our first impressions and predictions for our new cosmic hero and what she means to the Avengers, namely one who might be stranded out in space as we speak.
From the deepest oceans to the clearest skies and everything in between, this December is jam packed with some highly anticipated movies that are sure to jingle our bells. From Aquaman to Marry Poppins, and even the body altering magic of Christian Bale in Vice, there is something that is sure to appeal to everyone this December.
We also have another New Tune Tuesday, On Thursday and Jay continues his moving watching tirade as he reviews the instant classic “The Christmas Chronicles” starring the legend, Kurt Russell. All that and so much more, on this week’s episode of The Beta Report.