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Between the Streams is your guide to all of the hottest, most important, and (of course) dumbest new developments in streaming and entertainment to recap the week that was. Hosted by Greg Nibler and Ryan Waniata.
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Feb 18, 2017

The Last Jedi explained; Weekend Box Office: The Great Wall, A Cure For Wellness, Fist Fight; More seasons of Stranger Things; Amazon Electric Dreams; Coen Brothers Scarface; Planet of the Apps; Batman & Suicide Squad; Castlevania; The Expanse

  • THE LAST JEDI: We finally have some clarification of the upcoming Star Wars title, thanks to the release of the German and Spanish versions. It appears as if Jedi is meant to be plural. So who will the last Jedi be?
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: It's a bit of a clunker this weekend with The Great Wall, A Cure For Wellness and Fist Fight all debuting. We recommend sticking with Lego Batman, or John Wicke 2.
  • STRANGER THINGS SEASONS: The Duffer Brothers have revealed that they have big plans for the series beyond season 2. Also, it appears an otherworldly pet, may be joining the cast.
  • AMAZON SECURES ELECTRIC DREAMS: Bryan Cranston will Executive Produce a new anthology series based on Philip K Dick's short stories, called Electric Dreams. Will this be Amazon's Black Mirror?
  • COEN BROTHERS MEET SCARFACE: The Scarface remake is happening, focusing on a Mexican immigrant version, most likely starring Diego Luna. Now we know that the Coen Brothers are writing the script.
  • PLANET OF THE APPS: Apple has made it no secret that they would like to get into the original content game. A trailer for a Will.i.am. led show called Planet of the Apps has now debuted. It's....not looking great.
  • DC DIRECTORS: Batman has the line on new director, in Cloverfield's Matt Reeves. The Suicide Squad 2 movie is surprisingly pitching Mel Gibson to join up and direct.
  • CASTLEVANIA ANIMATED SERIES: Netflix will be producing at least 2 seasons of animated show based on the iconic video game series, Castlevania. Adi Shankar will produce and claims it will be the "western worlds's first good video game adaptation."
  • THE EXPANSE: The series is based on the book and actually debuted in 2015. However, with season 2 currently airing, it's gaining a lot of traction. We give a full review and let you know what it compares to.
Feb 11, 2017

Weekend Box Office: Lego Batman, John Wick, Fifty Shades Darker; Stranger Things season 2; Iron Fist; Bill Nye; Baywatch; Ghost in the Shell; Han Solo; The Circle; The Lost City of Z; Lara Croft

  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Ryan gives a firsthand review of Lego Batman. John Wick Chapter 2 has stellar reviews. Fifty Shades Darker review, that will make you laugh.
  • STRANGER THINGS SEASON 2: We finally have our first look at what Season 2 will be bringing us and we'll recap all the rumors about what seems to be happening.
  • IRON FIST: The final Defender is coming to the screen in a couple of weeks. Who is Danny Rand and what is his story? We'll give you a preview.
  • BILL NYE: Bill Nye now has his own science series premiering on Netflix, called Bill Nye Saves The World. The show tackles a number of issues and features celebrity guests.
  • BAYWATCH: It may sound like a ridiculous idea for a movie, but with The Rock involved, you have to at least give it a chance.
  • GHOST IN THE SHELL: This is one of the most intriguing and confusing trailers of the year so far. We attempt to explain what it is all about.
  • HAN SOLO CGI: A new actress is reportedly joining the Han Solo solo project, continuing with a theme of the newer Star Wars movies.
  • THE CIRCLE: A movie perfectly made for the time we live in. Featuring a company that is part Google, part Apple and part Facebook, Tom Hanks leads an incredible cast.
  • THE LOST CITY OF Z: It's been a long time coming, for this story to finally make it to the big screen. One of the most fascinating mysteries in the last 100 years, Percy Fawcett's Amazon excursions will now be brought to life.
  • LARA CROFT: It's becoming the age of Alicia Vikander, as she takes over the role of Lara Croft from Angelina Jolie. The villain being played by Walton  Goggins, is a huge bonus.
Feb 3, 2017

Weekend Box Office: Rings, The Space Between Us; Scarface remake; Dune reboot; Aquaman casting; Batman solo movie; Legion; Dr. Who; Millie Bobbie Brown; The Young Pope; Between The Cracks: Hunt for the Wilderpeople; Super Bowl

  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Rings comes back and appears to be going viral; The Space Between Us is a romantic sci-fi drama about a boy from Mars.
  • SCARFACE REMAKE: It's happening, whether you want it or not. However with Diego Luna on board and different Mexican take on it, could this actually work?
  • DUNE REBOOT: Confirmed by Brian Herbert, Dune has brought on a big time name to head the upcoming film and TV projects. Denis Villeneuve has been on a roll lately and it will be interesting to see where he takes the Dune franchise.
  • AQUAMAN CASTING: Nicole Kidman has joined the cast of Aquaman, playing Atlanna. In addition we may have a villain with a pretty cool costume in Black Manta.
  • BATMAN SOLO MOVIE: Ben Affleck has stated that the Batman solo movie is still a go. However, they are now looking for a new director, as he has decided to step down from that roll.
  • LEGION: FX brings the X-Men to the small screen with Noah Hawley at the helm. Legion looks like it will be a fascinating take at a mental illness combined with super powers.
  • PETER CAPALDI IS OUT AS DR. WHO: The Doctor will be changing again, after Peter Capaldi announces he is leaving. Who do you think should replace him?
  • MILLIE BOBBIE BROWN: The star of Stranger Things will be joining the cast of Godzilla.
  • THE YOUNG POPE: Starring Jude Law, this new series on HBO is strange, to say the least. That doesn't mean it isn't good and the scenery is incredible.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE: If you're looking for a feel good and original movie to check out, look no further. Taika Waititi has done an incredible job with film.
  • SUPER BOWL COMMERCIALS AND PERFORMERS: We'll give you a run down of what commercials you'll get to see this year. We'll also attempt to answer the question; Who is the best halftime performer of all time?
Jan 27, 2017

The Last Jedi meaning; Weekend Box Office: Resident Evil; Gold; I Am Michael; LA LA Land Oscar roundup; The Flash Movie; X-Men on TV; Rampage video game movie; Apocalypse Now video game; The Man In The High Castle; I Am Not A Serial Killer

  • THE LAST JEDI: We finally have the name of the upcoming Episode VIII in the Star Wars franchise. What does it mean for Luke Skywalker, Rey and company? We cover various fan theories and a few of our own.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Resident Evil The Final Chapter is out, as the major release of this weekend. Films getting subsequent wider releases are Gold, starring Matthew McConaughey, plus I Am Michael, with James Franco and Zachary Quinto.
  • LA LA LAND: The Ryan Gosling and Emma Stone movie just got a much wider release after receiving a record-tying 14 OSCAR NOMINATIONS. We cover a bit of it and take a look at the rest of the major nominations from the Academy.
  • THE FLASH MOVIE: DC's Justice League is out later this year, but the solo film for one of the main stars has been delayed again. Word is that the studio has ordered the current script scrapped, and wants a complete re-write for The Flash.
  • X-MEN ON TV: Legion is set to premier soon, but it won't be the only X-Men TV franchise. Bryan Singer and Simon Kinberg are producin another X-Men series for FX.
  • VIDEO GAME TO MOVIE TO VIDEO GAME: Arcade classic Rampage, will be heading to the big screen, starring The Rock. Conversely, Apocalypse Now will be heading to a video game, thanks to a Francis Ford Coppola Kickstarter. Which franchises do you think should make the leap to the other platform?
  • THE MAN IN THE HIGH CASTLE: The Amazon series based on the Philip K. Dick novel takes place in an America where the Germans and Japanese won WWII. It's renewed for a Season 3 and we give you a rundown of what the series is actually all about.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: I AM NOT A SERIAL KILLER: Is it a horror, or a comedy, or a horror-comedy? Whatever you want to call it, this film is nothing, if not original. We think it's one you need to check out on Netflix. 
Jan 22, 2017

Logan trailer; Weekend Box Office: XXX: The Return of Xander Cage; The Founder; Split; Star Trek Update; Seinfeld to Netflix; Snatch TV Series; Will and Grace returns; The Power Rangers new movie; The Rock as Black Adam; Guardians of the Galaxy Volume 2.

  • LOGAN TRAILER: The newest trailer for Hugh Jackman's last portrayal of Wolverine is out and it is clearly going to be a different kind of superhero movie.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: XXX: The Return of Xander Cage appears to be Fast and the Furious meets James Bond. A star-studded, perhaps Oscar-worthy movie called The Founder is out, chronicling the founding of the McDonald's franchise. Split marks the return of M. Night Shyamalan with James McAvoy playing 23 different characters.
  • STAR TREK: DISCOVERY UPDATE: The series is facing yet another delay, however a huge casting/character has been added. James Frain (True Detective, Orphan Black) has been cast as Sarek, Spock's Father!
  • SEINFELD HEADS TO NETFLIX: Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee has officially been acquired by Netflix, moving the entire series to the platform. Also in the deal, more season of CICGC and 2 new stand-up specials.
  • SNATCH GOES TO TELEVISION: Guy Ritchie's Snatch movie is heading to Crackle as a television series. It looks pretty great, starring none other than Harry Potter's Rupert Grint.
  • WILL AND GRACE: We always talk about reboots of series, but this one stands out, as the entire cast is back for a brand new season of the popular series that started in the 90's.
  • NEW POWER RANGERS TRAILER: This may be the most mainstream Power Rangers movie yet, detailing the origin story of this group of super heroes. 
  • THE ROCK BECOMES BLACK ADAM: Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson has finally been cast as DC's Black Adam. He's lobbied for the roll for years and this looks like it could be fantastic.
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY VOL 2: We're finding out more about the upcoming sequel, including the fact that Nebula will be taking on a more prominent role.
Jan 14, 2017

Weekend Box Office: Patriot's Day; Sleepless; Silence; Live By Night; Avengers: Infinity Wars casting news; Better Call Saul teaser; Arrested Development Season 5; Han Solo; CHiPs; Predator; Apple Original TV; 2017 movie preview

  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Patriot's Day headlines this weekend, with Sleepless, Scorsese's Silence and Live By Night all following up.
  • AVENGERS: INFINITY WARS CASTING: The latest actor rumored to be joining the MCU is none other than Peter Dinklage! Greg thinks he has the role for him. What role would you like to see him in?
  • BETTER CALL SAUL: THE CHICKEN MAN: Gus Fring returns in the new season of the Breaking Bad prequel series, with a special Pollos Hermanos commercial spot.
  • ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT SEASON 5: It appears that salaries have been set and we are mere weeks away from an AD Season 5 deal. What do you expect from it and what should they change from Season 4?
  • YOUNG HAN SOLO: we already have our Han Solo and Donald Glover will be playing Lando Calrissian. Now Woody Harrelson will be joining the Star Wars Story.
  • CHiPS MOVIE: Nothing from the 80's shall be spared, including the buddy cop series of CHiPs. Dax Shepard wrote and stars in the movie, along with Michael Pena.
  • THE PREDATOR: Shane Black is co-writing/directing the continuation of the Predator saga, with Keegan Michael-Key being the latest to join the cast.
  • APPLE ORIGINAL TELEVISION: Apple will be following suit with it's competitors to put out original content. Sam Rockwell will be part of a new series called "Vital Signs".
  • BEST MOVIES OF 2017: This year is already shaping up to be a GREAT one for movies, with Guardians of the Galaxy, Alien, War of the Planet of the Apes, Thor and Star Wars to just name a few. We'll run down our favorites and please let us know what yours are!
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