Between The Streams

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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Apr 8, 2017

Cinematic Universes; Weekend Box Office: Smurfs: The Lost Village, Going In Style, Colossal; The Defenders and Jessica Jones Season 2; The New Warriors; The Mummy; Star Wars VIII; Dick Cheney Movie; All Eyez on Me; Don Rickles; Call of Duty; Between The Cracks: The Battered Bastards Of Baseball

  • CINEMATIC UNIVERSES: With Marvel, DC, Monsters and now Call of Duty all having cinematic universes, what else should get one?
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: Smurfs: The Lost Village, Going In Style and Colossal round out the rather lackluster Box Office, this weekend. However, Colossal does show promise!
  • DEFENDERS TEASER AND JESSICA JONES 2: We finally get a look at all four Defenders, on screen together. Plus a really cool marketing campaign is under way. There is also some casting news for Jessica Jones 2.
  • MARVEL LIVE ACTION COMEDY: Expanding their universe ever more, Marvel is bringing the New Warriors to television with a live-action comedy. We will finally see Squirrel Girl on camera!
  • THE MUMMY: The reboot of The Mummy and the first in Universal's Monster Franchise has release another trailer. This one emphasizes the horror aspect and is looking pretty good.
  • STAR WARS VIII CHARACTER: Benicio Del Toro has a major role in the next Star Wars and we go over the speculation as to what it will be.
  • DICK CHENEY MOVIE: Adam McKay continues to venture out of the Will Ferrell-world, with a movie about Dick Cheney. The leading candidate to play the role? Christian Bale. Which is just weird.
  • ALL EYEZ ON ME: The Tupac Shakur biopic is shaping up to be a pretty great movie. Jamal Woolard is revisiting his role as Notorious B.I.G.
  • DON RICKLES: We pay tribute to the passing of a the comedy legend.
  • CALL OF DUTY: Activision has announced that they would like to create a cinematic universe, based on the iconic game franchise.
  • OTHER STREAMING SERVICES: DJ Khaled starts an Instagram Show, YouTube offers Live Television, Amazon acquires Thursday Night Football, Showtime goes offline and Curiosity Stream brings all the geeky documentaries you'd ever want.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: THE BATTERED BASTARDS OF BASEBALL: This documentary about the much-loved Portland Mavericks baseball team is a great watch. They were true misfits, who took on the system.
Mar 31, 2017

Batgirl; Ghost in the Shell; The Boss Baby; Stephen King; IT; Dark Tower; Star Trek: Discovery; War of the Planet of the Apes; Spider-Man: Homecoming; Venom; Valerian and the City of a Thousand Planets; Game of Thrones; True Detective; Curb Your Enthusiasm; Silicon Valley; Billy Eichner to American Horror Story; Oscar changes; Iron-Fist.

  • BATGIRL GETS A MOVIE: Joss Whedon has crossed the divide from Marvel, to DC. He is reportedly finalizing a deal to write, direct and produce a Batgirl movie.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: Ghost in the Shell has had a lot of controversy surrounding it, but will it turn into a good movie? Also....The Boss Baby.
  • BEST STEPHEN KING MOVIE EVER?: We try to tackle this daunting question, which is really difficult to answer. The new trailer for IT is really promising, with an 80s spin, as opposed to the original mini-series.
  • DARK TOWER: Another delay has been announced for the release date of this Idris Elba starring, movie. Is it a bad sign, or is it just that it's a complicated film to pull off?
  • STAR TREK DISCOVERY CASTING NEWS: Rainn Wilson will be bringing a character from the TOS back to life. Harry Mudd was a con artist and he might be just the right guy to play him in the new series.
  • WAR OF THE PLANET OF THE APES: The new trailer looks great and reveals some more of the plot of the newest movie in the series. The question is, does it reveal too much?
  • SPIDER-MAN: HOMECOMING: We finally get our first look at the new movie and we learn a lot about it's main villain, Vulture. 
  • VENOM START OF R-RATED MCU?: Sony is really going after the side characters from the Spider-Man universe. Turning Venom into a horror movie franchise may be the best way to differentiate itself from the rest of the MCU.
  • VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS: The latest trailer gives a great look at the city itself, Alpha. The verdict: lots and lots of aliens.
  • HBO UPDATES: Game of Thrones shows off the main characters and we make a prediction on who will win; True Detective may yet get another season; Curb finishes shooting and Silicon Valley returns soon.
  • BILLY EICHNER'S YEAR: American Horror Story is bringing Billy Eichner to the newest season in a 6-7 episode role. This is enough for us to give AHS another shot.
  • OSCAR PRODUCERS PLAN NOT TO RUIN OSCARS: We all witnessed the incredibly awkward ending to this year's Oscars and now producers have put forth a multi-part plan to avoid a fiasco next time.
  • IRON-FIST: It's been bagged on as the worst thing ever, but Greg would like to give it a different spin, which could make viewing it a lot more enjoyable.
Mar 24, 2017

Han Solo isn't Han Solo; Weekend Box Office: CHiPs, Life, Power Rangers, Wilson; Matrix update; Justice League; Rotten Tomatoes rant; GOTG 2; Black Cat and Silver Sable; Death Note; Fargo Season 3; Megan Leavey; The Lower Files; Between The Cracks: The Grinder

  • HAN SOLO IS NOT ACTUALLY HAN SOLO: Sources are claiming that the Han Solo movie will reveal that he actually had another name first. What do you think it was? Greg is voting for Randy Solo.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: CHiPs is getting less than stellar reviews, Life is a new spin on a space horror movie, Power Rangers gets a reboot and Wilson stars Woody Harrelson as a terrible person.
  • MATRIX UPDATE: After last week, we've received an update for this ongoing story. There will not be a Matrix reboot, but instead a prequel. Does this change your opinion on the possible movies?
  • JUSTICE LEAGUE: A series of trailer teasers were released for each member of the Justice League, in anticipation of a new trailer debuting on 3//25.
  • ROTTEN TOMATOES RUINING FILMS?: That's the opinion of Brett Ratner, in a rant about the effects the aggregate review site has on movies.
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: Chris Pratt posted his review of the upcoming movie, while also releasing the IMAX poster for GOTG 2.
  • DEADPOOL FINALLY HAS A CABLE?: There has been a revolving door of actors supposedly set to play Deadpool's friend. The latest involves Michael Shannon, which could be the best one yet.
  • BLACK CAT AND SILVER SABLE MOVIE: After news that a Venom movie was in the works, Sony is now going to the well of other side characters from Spider-Man, with a possible Black Cat and Silver Sable movie.
  • DEATH NOTE: The long running Japanese Manga series is getting a live-action version coming to Netflix. Are you familiar with the original comic and are you excited about this release?
  • FARGO SEASON 3: The newest standalone season of Fargo will star Ewan McGregor playing twins. It looks fantastic!
  • MEGAN LEAVEY: Based on the true story of a marine in Iraq and her K9 Unit, this story is destined to be a tear-jerker.
  • THE LOWE FILES: Rob Lowe is creating a 9 episode reality series that stars him and his sons, investigating various mysteries.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: THE GRINDER: Continuing with the Rob Lowe theme, this is a series that is worth revisiting. Starring Lowe and Fred Savage, you can watch it on Hulu.
Mar 18, 2017

Beauty and the Beast; Trainspotting 2; The Belko Experiment; The Devil's Candy; GOTG 3; Wonder Woman origins; Venom movie; The Matrix reboot; The Fly reboot; American Gods; Netflix rating; SNL is killing it; Iron-Fist; Master of None

  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: Reviews are mostly mixed on the live-action Disney remake, but the box office says it's a gigantic success.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: Trainspotting 2 is another remake that, while it seems a bit unnecessary as a concept, is getting decent reviews. Horror/thrillers round out the rest of the weekend premiers with The Belko Experiment ad The Devil's Candy.
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 3: James Gunn confirmed there will be a third movie for the superhero team. More importantly though, we've learned more about GOTG's roll in the Avengers movies.
  • WONDER WOMAN ORIGIN: A new trailer is out this week, showcasing that the upcoming movie is definitely going to be an origin story.
  • REBOOT ROUNDUP: The Matrix may be relaunching with Michael B Jordan starring and The Fly is getting another turn on the screen. Are either of these necessary?
  • AQUAMAN DELAYED, BUT VENOM ON THE WAY: Spider-Man's frequent nemesis, Venom, will be getting his own movie and possibly franchise. What does this mean and how will they portray the alien symbiote?
  • AMERICAN GODS: Fans of Neil Gaiman will definitely be excited, but there looks to be enough here for everyone else as well. The battle between the Old Gods and the New Gods will play out on Starz.
  • NETFLIX RATING SYSTEM: You'll be seeing changes to your Netflix account soon, as they drop the longstanding system of rating movies on a star scale.
  • SNL IS KILLING IT: Banking on the highest ratings in years, SNL will go live nationwide for the first time ever in April. Weekend Update will also be getting it's own series.
  • IRON-FIST: Iron-Fist isn't receiving the greatest reviews, but does that mean it's bad, or just doesn't measure up to stiff competition?
  • MASTER OF NONE SEASON 2: Aziz Ansari confirmed on Twitter this week, that Season 2 of his hit series is on the way.
Mar 11, 2017

Kong: Skull Island; Raw; My Scientology Movie; Thor: Ragnarok; Star Trek: Discovery; Deadpool 2; Late Shift; Jurassic World 2; Geostorm; Looney Tunes; The Little Mermaid

  • KONG: SKULL ISLAND: Monster movies are back, leading to a discussion of our favorite ones of all time. The original monster, King Kong, looks to have a pretty good reboot movie out this weekend, with strong reviews coming in.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: In addition to Kong, a strange movie called Raw comes out this weekend. It appears to be some kind of cannibal type of film? Also, yet another Scientology movie is out, called "My Scientology Movie".
  • THOR: RAGNAROK IMAGES: Taiki Waititi's upcoming movie in the Thor franchise, finally released some set photos and they did not disappoint. From a short-haired Thor, to the Goddess of Death, to Jeff Goldblum, this may be the best one yet.
  • STAR TREK: DISCOVERY GETS A CAPTAIN: The oft pushed back series will focus on a Lieutenant, played by Sonequa Martin-Green. However, there will be a captain named Lorca, played by Jason Isaacs.
  • DEADPOOL 2: The teaser that played before Logan shows us what a polar opposite R-Rated superhero movie that Deadpool is. Could this also be the jumping off point for an X-Force film?
  • LATE SHIFT: Late Shift is an upcoming interactive film game, being released on PS4, XBox and Steam. The viewer will be presented with 180 decisions and 7 different endings to choose from.
  • JURASSIC WORLD 2: Our first image has emerged to give us a look at Jurassic World 2. It doesn't tell us a lot, but will the premise be that the knowledge of how to clone dinosaurs goes open-source?
  • GEOSTORM: Fans of natural disaster movies will get a little bit of everything in this movie, set in the distant future where technology controls the weather.
  • LOONEY TUNES STREAMING SERVICE: Boomerang is on pace to become an animated warehouse, grabbing the rights to stream 1000 episodes of cartoons, including Looney Tunes.
  • LITTLE MERMAID: The upcoming live action movie is not made by Disney, instead focusing on the original fairy tale. The trailer proves to be brilliantly bad.
Mar 4, 2017

Logan; Before I Fall; Kong Skull Island; Guardians of the Galaxy 2; Alien Covenant; Tron 3; Bright; War Machine; Louis CK; The Irishman; Legion.

  • LOGAN RULES: The episode starts off with a discussion of what is the greatest superhero movie of all time. This leads us into the Box Office for this weekend. Logan is unlike any superhero movie you've seen before and Ryan gives us a spoiler-free review.
  • BEFORE I FALL: An alternative to Logan this weekend is this movie, which appears to be a teen SciFi drama version of Groundhog Day.
  • KONG SKULL ISLAND: The final trailer for the new Kong movie is out and this one gives the movie a different look. Giant lizards, machine guns and a lot of Kong make this look like a pretty good action movie.
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY 2: We find out a lot more of the details of the upcoming Marvel movie in their latest trailer. With squid-like monsters, Borg-like people, an appearance by Mantis and much more, we'll break it all down for you.
  • ALIEN COVENANT: Another week, another look at the planet that will be featured in the newest Alien movie. Serious action and a Xenomorph look promising. 
  • TRON 3: After being shelved by Disney after Tron: Legacy, new ruomr are circulating about another Tron movie. This time Jared Leto could be involved with a completely separate Tron story.
  • BRIGHT: Bright is a movie set in a world where orcs, elves, fairies, pixies and humans have all existed together. Then Will Smith comes in. Then an Orc becomes a police officer.
  • WAR MACHINE: Brad Pitt brings a movie based on the book by Michael Hastings called, The Operators.
  • NETFLIX COMEDY: Louis CK joins the massive roster of comedy talent at Netflix, including Dave Chappelle, Chris Rock and Jerry Seinfeld.
  • THE IRISHMAN: Martin Scorsese will be reuniting with Joe Pesci and Robert DeNiro, in addition to Al Pacino, Harvey Keitel and more.
  • LEGION: We'll give a spoiler free review of Legion.'s awesome.
Feb 25, 2017

Get Out; Collide; Rock Dog; Han Solo picture; Academy Awards predictions; Batman director and Nightwing movie; GOT meets Inhumans and Predator; Alien Covenant; Castle Rock series; The Discovery; Between The Cracks: Schitt$ Creek.

  • GET OUT: The new horror movie from Jordan Peele is receiving stellar reviews. Ryan believes it's one of the best horror movies to come out in a long time and gives a spoiler-free review.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: The rest of the movies this weekend are a little underwhelming, with Collide and Rock Dog.
  • HAN SOLO SET PICTURE: We received our first look of the cast of the upcoming young Han Solo movie. Is it enough to generate excitement for the risky film by Disney?
  • ACADEMY AWARDS: We bring on DT Movie Buff, Rob Oster to discuss the upcoming awards. Ryan and Rob each give their predictions and commentary on the films and actors.
  • BATMAN DIRECTOR and NIGHTWING MOVIE?: Yet another week, yet another director out to head the Batman movie. However, developments are under way for a possible Nightwing movie.
  • GOT CAST GET CAST: Iwan Rheon, who played the pure evil Ramsay on Game of Thrones is now joining Marvel's Inhumans, as Maximus the Mad. Also, Alfie Allen aka Theon Greyjoy is joining the growing cast of actors in the upcoming Predator movie.
  • ALIEN COVENANT: The sequel to Prometheus and the prequel to Alien released a 5 minute prologue this week. We learned a little more about the cast and get a sneak peak at what's in store for the latest movie in the franchise.
  • CASTLE ROCK: Stephen King is teaming up with JJ Abrams again, with a very exciting series called Castle Rock, for Hulu. Purportedly the series will tie in all of the many books and movies that reference the Maine town.
  • THE DISCOVERY: This intriguing movie is set in the near future, where a Doctor has discovered proof of the afterlife. It's coming to Netflix in May, with a fully loaded cast.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: SCHITT$ CREEK: This series is funny and charming, starring Eugene Levy and some of his real life family members. It's light, with a great cast and definitely worth checking out.
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 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!
Dec 23, 2016

This is our special Christmas edition of Between the Streams, where we list out our favorite Xmas-themed television episodes. All of these are available to stream, over your long weekend. Enjoy and be sure to let us know if you have any favorites that you feel should make the list.

Dec 16, 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One; Weekend Box Office: Manchester by the Sea; Collateral Beauty; Solace; Fast 8: Fate of the Furious; Star Trek Discovery; Sneaky Pete; Godzilla & Pacific Rim; Marco Polo; Gotham City Sirens; Dunkirk; Alan Thicke; Amazon goes global; The OA

  • STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: This is a SPOILER FREE Zone, but we have to say the reviews are through the roof. Ryan gives a nice review of how it was shot.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Manchester by the Sea starring Casey Affleck and the Will Smith-led Collateral Beauty are the only other new movies this weekend. Also, Solace which is receiving 24% on Rotten Tomatoes.
  • FAST 8: FATE OF THE FURIOUS: This is the franchise that keeps on going, as Vin Diesel and crew return for another movie. This one features Charlize Theron and a submarine.
  • STAR TREK DISCOVERY: We've finally learned the lead for this new series will be The Walking Dead's Sonequa Martin-Green. In addition, the formation of the Klingon Empire could be a plot point.
  • SNEAKY PETE: A new trailer has come out for the Bryan Cranston Amazon project, starring Giovanni Ribisi as a criminal that owes Cranston money.
  • GODZILLA and PACIFIC RIM: The titles and the release dates of the sequel films have now been made public, including a change of a previous rumor.
  • MARCO POLO: Much to Greg's dismay, Marco Polo has been cancelled by Netflix. Should there be a spin-off though?
  • GOTHAM CITY SIRENS: Margot Robbie's Harley Quinn will lead this DC movie. We also have some character/casting rumors about who will be joining her.
  • DUNKIRK: Christopher Nolan goes dark, with the true tale of the 1940 WWII Dunkirk evacuation of allied soldiers.
  • ALAN THICKE: Sad news of the passing of Alan Thicke, but we did find out more about his surprising music career.
  • AMAZON GOES GLOBAL: Amazon's streaming service will now be in over 200 countries. Are they primed to challenge Netflix?
  • THE OA: We're not sure what to think of this new mysterious Netflix series, but we'd love to hear your opinions.
Dec 3, 2016

Star Wars: Rogue One; Weekend Box Office: Jackie, Man Down; Review of Moana & Arrival; Star Trek Discovery casting; Alien: Covenant; The Mummy trailer teaser; The Humanity Bureau; Netflix downloads; Emerald City; Silence; Riverdale

  • STAR WARS: ROGUE ONE: The cast got together for a Q&A, along with a brand new trailer and a clip from the upcoming film. We'll let you know what we found about the world unfolding in the movie.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Jackie is getting fantastic review, Man Down, not so much. Also, Ryan gives a review of Moana and Arrival.
  • STAR TREK DISCOVERY: We've had some casting news and are starting to get an idea of who the new characters will be. We'll give you the rundown. 
  • THE HUMANITY BUREAU: Nicholas Cage seems to be in the middle of a resurgence and is set to helm this new SciFi movie, where unproductive society members are sent to their own colony.
  • NETFLIX ALLOWS DOWNLOADS: Ryan spells out the details of what this means, how much you can download, what you can download and what's coming up for the streaming giant.
  • EMERALD CITY: We've got yet another take on the Wizard of Oz and this one is by far one of the strangest. The new series will air on NBC and looks like it is made of nightmares.
  • SILENCE: Scorsese's passion project from the 90's is finally seeing the light of day. The story revolves around 17th century Japan, with some pretty great visuals.
  • RIVERDALE: The Archie comics get a new take this January, with a teen-drama, Twin Peaks-inspired, CW show. Greg does not like it.
Nov 19, 2016

Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them; Bleed For This; The Edge of Seventeen; Moana; Bad Santa 2; Dolby Cinema First-Hand Look; Stranger Things meets Star Wars?; Game of Thrones prequel; Westworld; Marvel's The Inhumans; Beauty and the Beast; Between The Cracks: The Fall; Last of Us; Minecraft

  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Lots to see over the next couple of weeks! Fantastic Beasts and Where To Find Them; Bleed For This; The Edge of Seventeen; Moana; Bad Santa 2.
  • DOLBY CINEMA EXPERIENCE: Ryan went to San Francisco and got a first hand look at the cutting-edge technology that Dolby is bringing to a theater near you!
  • YOUNG PRINCESS LEIA?: Millie Bobby Brown aka Eleven from Stranger Things, has publicly declared her desire to join the Star Wars Universe. We think it's brilliant.
  • GAME OF THRONES SEQUEL: Casey Bloys, president of HBO Programming has confirmed that talks are under way with George R.R Martin for a GoT prequel series. How far back will they go?
  • WESTWORLD: Westworld has naturally been renewed for a second season, but it may be a while before we see it on the big screen.
  • SONS OF ANARCHY SPINOFF: Kurt Sutter and Emilio Rivera (Marcus Alvarez) have posted picture giving us a lot more insight into where Mayans MC is headed.
  • MARVEL'S THE INHUMANS: The new television series has been given the go ahead and will debut in IMAX theaters. 
  • BEAUTY AND THE BEAST: A live-action trailer has dropped for the new reboot, starring Emily Watson. However, it may leave more questions, than answers.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: THE FALL: There are now 3 seasons for you to watch on Netflix. The series stars Gillian Anderson as a detective, going after a charismatic serial killer.
  • VIDEO GAME MOVIES: Fans of Last of Us may have a setback on their hands. We also find out more about the Rob McElhenny-led Minecraft movie. Steve Carell to star?
Nov 12, 2016

Arrival, Long Halftime, Valerian, Star Wars Rogue One, Pacific Rim, Deadpool 3, American Werewolf, Big Bang Theory spinoff, Freddie Mercury Movie, Curb Your Enthusiasm, Stranger Things Season 2

  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Arrival looks to be absolutely stellar! On the other end, we have Billy Lynn's Long Hafltime Walk.
  • VALERIAN AND THE CITY OF A THOUSAND PLANETS: Luc Besson who wrote and directed The Fifth Element is back with another movie full of weird aliens and amazing visuals.
  • STAR WARS ROGUE ONE INTERNATIONAL: Yet another trailer is out, showcasing a little more Vader and a little more speculation about Jyn Erso's connection to the Force.
  • PACIFIC RIM: MAELSTROM: The new edition of Pacific Rim will star John Boyega in the lead. The question is; where are the monsters?
  • DEADPOOL 3: This is probably jumping the gun by a lot, but it appears a bigger faction of the X-Men may finally be joining up with Deadpool.
  • REBOOT RECAP: American Werewolf in London might be getting a new take from John Landis' son and Big Bang Theory's Sheldon is getting an origin series.
  • MR. ROBOT'S RAMI MALEK IN THE FREDDIE MERCURY MOVIE: This has been years in the making, but we finally have our star.
  • CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM SEASON 9: We are finally getting a season of Larry David being his awful, slightly-fictional self!
  • STRANGER THINGS SEASON 2: The series is adding some more star power, as Sean Astin and Paul Reiser join the next season.
Nov 4, 2016

Dr. Strange; Weekend Box Office: Hacksaw Ridge, Trolls, Loving, The Eagle Huntress; Wonder Woman; The Flash; The Defenders; The Predator; Starship Troopers; Life; Trainspotting 2; The Dark Tower; Dave Chappelle

  • DR. STRANGE IS MAGICAL: Ryan gives a spoiler-free review of this Weekend's Dr. Strange release.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: There is a wide-range of great movies to choose from this weekend, including Hacksaw Ridge, Trolls, Loving and The Eagle Huntress.
  • WONDER WOMAN: Wonder Woman's new trailer reveals more about her origin and is looking to be the star of DC's releases.
  • DIRECTOR CHANGES FOR THE FLASH: Yet another Director has left production for "creative differences". What's going on with The Flash and will ever actually get a movie?
  • THE DEFENDERS: We finally have some pics from the set of the upcoming super-group season and we know a little more about who will be showing up.
  • REBOOT RECAP: The new Predator series has announced a cast addition and not impressed. Also Starship Troopers will be getting a brand new go-around.
  • LIFE: Space and Alien movies seem to be en vogue and we couldn't be happier. The new movie stars Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal.
  • TRAINSPOTTING 2: Trainspotting one is a cult classic, but now the whole cast is back for a 2nd movie. Is it necessary?
  • THE DARK TOWER: Fans of The Dark Tower are going to have to wait a little longer for the big screen version, as production was just moved back.
  • DAVE CHAPPELLE and SNL: Surprisingly, Dave Chappelle has never hosted SNL, but that's about to change on November 12th.
Oct 28, 2016
  • LUKA JONES INTERVIEW: We have a very special bonus interview with People of Earth star, Luka Jones!
  • DEADPOOL 2: It's becoming clear that there was a disagreement between Tim Miller and Ryan Reynolds, resulting in Miller's ouster as the franchise director.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Inferno is the lead movie this weekend, continuing the Dan Brown series.
  • HALLOWEEN MOVIE LIST: Ryan and Greg put together their favorite scary movies, in 3 different categories. Let us know what yours are!
  • NAPFLIX: A new streaming service is out, full of content designed to help people fight insomnia!
  • STAR TREK DISCOVERY: There has been a change at the helm for the upcoming Star Trek series, as Bryan Fuller has left altogether.
  • JESSICA JONES 2: According to Mo Ryan of Variety, all 13 episodes of the highly anticipated followup will be directed by women.
  • RETURN OF DANA CARVEY: Netflix continues their stellar line up of stand-up specials, by announcing a brand new Dana Carvey edition.
  • CLOVERFIELD 3: Rumors are circulating that the third movie in the Cloverfield franchise will revolve around astronauts and be called God Particle.
  • SHERLOCK SEASON 4: We now have the premier date and have learned what the 4th season of Sherlock will be based on.
  • LANDO CALRISSIAN: The casting of Donald Glover as the young Lando in the Star Wars universe, could not be more perfect.
  • RAMBO REBOOT: Rambo is set to get a reboot with the idea being that it could be come the new "James Bond" style of a franchise.
  • PEOPLE OF EARTH: The brand new show on TBS is absolute gem, featuring a cast of people in a support group, who claim to have been abducted by Aliens. We have a very special interview with Luka Jones!
Oct 22, 2016
  • LOGAN TRAILER: Hugh Jackman is making his last stand as Wolverine and the new trailer is providing a decidedly dark, incredible feel to it.
  • GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY: In the completely opposite vein of Logan, the new teaser for Guardians is already showing the same fun aspects of the first one.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: Keeping Up With The Joneses, Jack Reacher, Madea and Ouija: Origin of Evil are the choices for this weekend.
  • BLACK MIRROR SEASON 3: Black Mirror is back for a third season on Netflix, bringing big time actors and all new stories.
  • TWIN PEAKS: We discuss David Lynch's seminal series and what the new addition is showing to bring to the world of Twin Peaks.
  • ASSASSIN'S CREED: The latest video game to get the movie treatment features Michael Fassbender in the starring role. Are there too many video game movies?
Oct 15, 2016
  • ROGUE ONE TRAILER BREAKDOWN: From the origins of Jyn Erso, to the new dialogue and story, to Forrest Whitaker's voice; we cover it all.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE: The Accountant stars a "committed" Ben Affleck and Godzilla returns in a full 1970's style.
  • DEATHRACE 2050 and ROGER CORMAN: Deathrace 2050 is looking like a B-Movie dream and Ryan gives us the incredible cinematic history of Roger Corman.
  • LOGAN VILLAIN REVEALED: A new villain is revealed in an Instagram post for the upcoming Wolverine solo film!
  • DR. STRANGE: Dr. Strange has released a new featurette and looks to be rounding out to one of the most highly anticipated films of the year. 
  • REBOOT RECAP: Predator, Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, Live-action Aladdin are all getting the reboot treatment.
  • JURASSIC WORLD 2: Filmmaker J.A. Bayona is bringing a new take on the dinosaur world, one where the technology has proliferated throughout society.
  • FRAGGLE ROCK COMEBACK: The beloved Jim Henson series is getting a digitally remastered rerun on HBO.
  • ARMY OF ONE: Nicholas Cage looks to be at his Cagey-ist in this story based on a real-life guy who went to Pakistan to kill Bin Laden.
  • NETFLIX SCORES BIG: A new series based on a YouTube sensation called Haters Back Off and Netflix pays BIG for Chris Rock
  • FANTASTIC BEASTS AND WHERE TO FIND THEM: We've learned more about the secret world of Wizards and JK Rowling lets us know just how many of these movies there will be.


Oct 7, 2016
  • LOGAN FEATURES AN OLDER WOLVERINE: The first poster for the final Hugh Jackman-helmed Wolverine movie is out, along with some details about the plot.
  • LUKE CAGE DOMINATES: This review is spoiler-free, but we cannot express how great the Luke Cage series has been. If you love the music, we'll also give you a tip on where to hear more.
  • IRON FIST, THE PUNISHER AND THE NETFLIX MCU: Iron Fist is next up for Marvel/Netflix and we have the release date. In addition, we'll fill you in on what's up after that for The Defenders and their separate series.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: Birth of a Nation, The Girl on the Train and the intriguing Voyage of Time, highlight this weekend's releases
  • YOUNG HAN SOLO CAST: We already know Alden Ehrenreich will be Han Solo in the spin-off films, but we're now finding out about who will join him. Included...Lando Calrissian. 
  • BLACK MIRROR SEASON 3: The fantastic "Twilight Zone-like" series which focuses on Technology, returns in October, with a brand new season
  • JORDAN PEELE HORROR MOVIE, GET OUT: Jordan Peele, of Key and Peele fame, debuts his horror movie, Get Out. Peele both wrote and directed the original movie, which features a unique twist.
  • BLADE RUNNER 2049: Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford will be in this sequel. Newly announced; Oculus will be releasing some version of this movie in VR!
  • NEW YORK CITY COMIC CON: We give a brief recap of what has happened so far and what to expect from the weekend's announcements.
Sep 23, 2016
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: The Magnificent gets a third reboot, with an All-Star cast; Storks gives an interesting take on an old tale; Goat debuts with a hazing vibe.
  • JARED LETO TAKES ON ANDY WARHOL: Jared Leto will not only be playing, but also producing a new movie about Andy Warhol, conveniently called...Warhol. Do you think he's the right actor for the role?
  • REBOOT RECAP: Magnum P.I. is coming back, this time in a different form; Fuller House Season 2 will have a "holiday" theme; The Exorcist attempts to carry on the horror legacy. 
  • THE DARK TOWER TV SERIES CONFIRMED: With the first film version of Stephen King's iconic "The Dark Tower" coming in 2017, we now know that a television series will also explore the vast universe.
  • BETWEEN TWO FERNS: If you haven't seen the latest episode of the Zach Galifianakis series on College Humor, you are missing out. Hillary Clinton has now joined the growing ranks of incredible celebrity appearances.
  • NETFLIX LOOKING FOR MORE ORIGINAL CONTENT: Netflix CFO David Wells has stated they are looking to have 50% original content on the streaming site, within the next few years. What will this mean for prices and how much would you be willing to pay?
  • LUKE CAGE, IRON FIST AND THE PUNISHER: Luke Cage is premiering in one week and we're still learning more about the villains he will take on. There are also some new Iron First and Punisher rumors, including how they will all tie The Defenders together.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: The Magnificent gets a third reboot, with an All-Star cast; Storks gives an interesting take on an old tale; Goat debuts with a hazing vibe.
  • JARED LETO TAKES ON ANDY WARHOL: Jared Leto will not only be playing, but also producing a new movie about Andy Warhol, conveniently called...Warhol. Do you think he's the right actor for the role?
  • REBOOT RECAP: Magnum P.I. is coming back, this time in a different form; Fuller House Season 2 will have a "holiday" theme; The Exorcist attempts to carry on the horror legacy. 
  • THE DARK TOWER TV SERIES CONFIRMED: With the first film version of Stephen King's iconic "The Dark Tower" coming in 2017, we now know that a television series will also explore the vast universe.
  • BETWEEN TWO FERNS: If you haven't seen the latest episode of the Zach Galifianakis series on College Humor, you are missing out. Hillary Clinton has now joined the growing ranks of incredible celebrity appearances.
  • NETFLIX LOOKING FOR MORE ORIGINAL CONTENT: Netflix CFO David Wells has stated they are looking to have 50% original content on the streaming site, within the next few years. What will this mean for prices and how much would you be willing to pay?
  • LUKE CAGE, IRON FIST AND THE PUNISHER: Luke Cage is premiering in one week and we're still learning more about the villains he will take on. There are also some new Iron First and Punisher rumors, including how they will all tie The Defenders, together.
  • BETWEEN THE CRACKS: HUSH: Hush is streaming on Netflix now and actually provides a unique take on the "scary guy with a mask terrorizes a house" theme.


Sep 16, 2016
  • MAN OF STEEL 2: Man of Steel has largely been claimed as the best DC movie to date and we finally have confirmation that a 2nd one is on the way. We delve into the DC Schedule of films, which include Batman, Cyborg, Wonder Woman and Harley Quinn.
  • WEEKEND BOX OFFICE PREVIEW: Snowden with Joseph Gordon-Levitt is garnering some middling reviews, but looks like it could be solid. It joins Blair Witch and The Beetles documentary Eight Days A Week.
  • REBOOT RECAP: Reboots and Remakes are all the rage and we give you a preview of some that are coming up soon, including MacGyver; Lethal Weapon; Gilmore Girls; Prison Break and 24 Legacy.
  • DR. STRANGE GETS STRANGER: A new featurette has been released, showcasing the parallel dimensions he encounters.
  • ESPN TO AIR DRONE RACING LEAGUE: Competitive Drone Racers not only have their own league, but now their own 10 episode show on ESPN.
  • TUPAC: ALL EYEZ ON ME: A new biopic about Tupac Shakur, starring Demetrius Shipp, Jr. has just released a trailer. It looks violent, gritty and entertaining.
  • EMMY PREDICTIONS: Ryan gives his predictions for the major categories for this weekend's Emmy Awards. Will he be correct? Comment and let him know!
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