There's A Movie For That

There's A Movie For That

A podcast where we talk about what's going on in the news and cross that with our favorite movies

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August 3, 2021 48 min
Scarlett Johansson just filed a lawsuit against Disney, claiming that they misled her in regards to the theatrical release of her movie Black Widow. This fight is taking place not only in the courtroom but the press as well with the two sides going back and forth. This week we go over what has been said, how we got here, and whose side we are on. We also share our thoughts on Blood Red Sky (Netflix), Shiva Baby (HBO Max), and Zach ...
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The delta variant is now the dominant COVID-19 variant in the US. It accounts for 83% of US cases of coronavirus and is about 60% more contagious than the first variant. Fortunately, the research shows the vaccine is effective against this strain, unfortunately, not enough people are getting the shot. This week we talk about the reasons for vaccine hesitancy, its effect on the current pandemic, and the best way to help convince mor...
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Marvel just wrapped up their third new series on Disney+ and not only has it been the most successful, but it may also be the most impactful. This week we break down what we liked about the series finale of Loki and what it means for the story going forward (29:40). We also share our thoughts on the latest Marvel movie to come out and how Black Widow fared after a long delay in the theaters (6:30). And finally, we talk about Sp...
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July 13, 2021 35 min
Sara is going to Hollywood (is that still a thing?). Sara's latest book (out from Random House in March 2022) just got optioned to become a TV show. How did it happen? Where can you watch it? Are we moving to California? We try and answer all those questions (18:30). Plus we talk about a couple of new shows we loved on HBO - Starstruck (3:15) and Betty (9:40).
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Movies are back. F9 has made $500 million at the box office and this week we do a spoiler-free discussion about the movie (8:30) as well as the new Amazon Prime movie, The Tomorrow War (24:40). Then we discuss the new NCAA ruling that lets players get paid (33:20).
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June 29, 2021 42 min
Our baby boy is about to turn two. To mark the occasion Zach is joined by the official wife of the pod to talk about the milestone, some of the biggest differences between a one-year-old and a two-year-old, and what we did when faced with our toddler-sized challenges(21:20). We also share our thoughts on a couple of great TV shows: Hacks (14:00) and We Are Lady Parts (7:10). And Sara gives some exciting updates for her new book (2:...
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Despite having the best record in the Eastern Conference the Sixers are out of the playoffs. This week we talk out our feelings a day after being knocked out. We are also joined by Conor Reilly to discuss the latest cheating scandal to rock baseball, Father's Day, as well as two new movies on Disney - 'Luca' and 'Raya and the Last Dragon.'
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This is the most dramatic news to come out of The Bachelor franchise: Chris Harrison has officially exited the Bachelor Nation. This week we talk through everything that went down, and what the show could look like without Harrison (23:50). We also share our thoughts on In The Heights (6:00) and Bo Burnham: Inside (13:35)
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Mare of Easttown was a big hit for HBO, with three million people watching the finale within the first 24 hours. That doesn't include the people who watched it a day later, who will watch it after all the buzz, or during the Emmys. This week three Philly locals talk about their thoughts on the finale and the season as a whole. We also share our thoughts on The Conjuring 3, Plan B, and season 3 of Shrill.
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The long-awaited Friends reunion is finally out. This week we talk not only about the reunion special on HBO Max but the legacy of the popular show. We also discuss Amazon buying MGM for $8.5 billion and what that means for Jeff Bezos and James Bond.
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May 25, 2021 56 min
It's been months since the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol that left 5 dead and 140 police officers injured. Last week a bill to establish a commission tasked with investigating barely passed the House, and may not pass the Senate. Meanwhile, at least 400 people who participated in the assault have been arrested and charged with very few people taking plea bargains despite thousands of hours of video proof. This week we discuss wh...
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Everything old again is new - high wasted jeans, your interest in Disney, and now Bennifer. Not only have Ben Affleck and Jennifer Lopez been spotted going to lunch together, but they also flew to Montana for a long weekend. Is this a reason to celebrate or is it all a PR move? We discuss that and share our thoughts on The Woman In The Window, Tom Clancy's Without Remorse, and more.
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The Falcon and the Winter Soldier was one of the most popular TV shows during its six-week run. But much like 'WandaVision' before it, the ending does not land. Is this something we can expect from all future Marvel TV shows? This week we break down the whole show, what worked, what didn't, and what we hope will change when 'Loki' starts. Before that, we share our thoughts on 'Tenet' which is now streami...
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The NFL draft is usually a time when teams are looking to the future, in Green Bay fans were worried their past may repeat itself. How bad is the situation between the Packers' front office and Aaron Rodgers? We discuss that and try and come up with solutions for that situation as well as a terrible Oscars show. We also share our thought on the latest Mortal Kombat movie.
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April 26, 2021 46 min
The Oscars have come and gone. Now that it is over we can get to talking about the actual best movies of the year. This week we are joined by friend of the show, Brit Harsh, to talk about our favorite movies of 2020.
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Last week the former "Bachelor" star Colton Underwood came out as gay on "Good Morning America." This week we discuss the reaction by the public, Colton's past, and the new Netflix reality show chronicling his journey We also share our thoughts on the movie Bad Trip and the Oscar-Nominated film The Father.
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April 13, 2021 59 min
Once the most sought-after player in the league, Deshaun Watson is now facing 22 civil lawsuits filed by massage therapists who have accused him of sexual misconduct during sessions. This week we talk about what we know, what's been alleged, and what the response has been. We also share our thoughts on the Netflix movie Concrete Cowboy and the Amazon Prime show Invincible. 
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Two big fights happened last week. In one, a slimy lizard faced off against an American Titan and the other was Godzilla vs Kong. This week we discuss the DOJ investigation into Matt Gaetz violating federal sex trafficking laws. We also share our thoughts on the latest HBO MAX release as well as Murder Among the Mormons and Pieces of a Woman.
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March 30, 2021 59 min
Feel like you're watching less news in 2021? You probably are. News consumption is down significantly, with CNN losing almost half of its primetime viewership since Biden took office. And while you may like the feeling, newsrooms are scrambling with what to do. This week we talk to a former sports anchor and reporter from Rochester about the state of local news and he catches us up with all things Buffalo while we lament the st...
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The fans were asking for it, and it's finally here. All four hours of The Snyder Cut have been released on HBO MAX. So is it worth your time? This week we have someone who said Zack Snyder's Justice League was good and someone who disagrees. And at the end a special celebration of life and flashback to when Zach asked his Grandma for some advice on the radio.
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