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The Watch and Talk | Film & TV Podcast

The Watch and Talk is a weekly podcast started by Dylan Schuck (@schuster) and hosted by Karen Peterson (@KarenMPeterson) and Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) dedicated to each a in depth NON SPOILER review of a new theatrical release every week, as well as discussions of everything we've watched that week, a weekly top 5 and more! Perfect for any big fans of TV and film.
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Now displaying: July, 2023
Jul 26, 2023

It's here! This week Karen Peterson (@karenmpeterson) & Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) sit down to talk BARBIE and OPPENHEIMER, otherwise known as BARBENHEIMER.

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review. Time stamps for both films are included below.

PLOT SUMMARY:

BARBIE

Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

Directed by: Greta Gerwig
Written by: Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Issa Rae, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Will Ferrell and more

OPPENHEIMER

During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world's first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history.

Directed/Written by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, and more

TIMESTAMPS

0:00:00 - Intro/Catching Up/What We've Been Watching Lately
0:36:35 - BARBIE non-spoiler reviews
0:44:47 - OPPENHEIMER non-spoiler reviews
1:01:30 - OPPENHEIMER spoilers
1:33:46 - BARBIE spoilers

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Jul 13, 2023

A sequel we've been waiting five years for, this week Karen Peterson (@karenmpeterson) & Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) sit down to talk MISSION: IMPOSSIBLE - DEAD RECKONING PART ONE. 

We also share what we've been watching lately, plus a bit of talk about the 2023 Emmy nominations.

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review.

PLOT SUMMARY:

In Mission: Impossible – Dead Reckoning Part One, Ethan Hunt (Tom Cruise) and his IMF team embark on their most dangerous mission yet: To track down a terrifying new weapon that threatens all of humanity before it falls into the wrong hands. With control of the future and the fate of the world at stake, and dark forces from Ethan's past closing in, a deadly race around the globe begins. Confronted by a mysterious, all-powerful enemy, Ethan is forced to consider that nothing can matter more than his mission – not even the lives of those he cares about most.

Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Written by: Christopher McQuarrie & Erik Jendresen
Starring: Tom Cruise, Hayley Atwell, Ving Rhames, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Vanessa Kirby, Esai Morales, Pom Klementieff, Mariela Garriga, Henry Czerny, Shea Whigham, Greg Tarzan Davis

 

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Jul 5, 2023

This week we are celebrating our 300th regular podcast episode with a look back at The Watch and Talk through the years. Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) and Karen Peterson (@KarenMPeterson) welcome back the man who started it all, Dylan Schuck (@TheDylanSchuck) for a look back our favorite W&T episodes. 

And then, Derek and Karen talk the Indiana Jones franchise and review INDIANA JONES AND THE DIAL OF DESTINY.

PLOT SUMMARY

Daredevil archaeologist Indiana Jones races against time to retrieve a legendary dial that can change the course of history. Accompanied by his goddaughter, he soon finds himself squaring off against Jürgen Voller, a former Nazi who works for NASA.

 

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