/Film writer Candice Frederick joins the podcast to discuss her recent piece on Green Book and how the movie whitewashes a uniquely black story, even as it moves full steam ahead towards awards season.
Vulture and New York Magazine writer Abraham Riesman joins the podcast to discuss Ralph Breaks the Internet and how nostalgia and products we love have become integrated more and more into our stories in a somewhat frightening fashion.
On this abridged episode of The News Reel, Zach and Brian catch up with some of the big stories of the past few weeks, including the death of Stan Lee, trailers for Toy Story 4 and Detective Pikachu and news surrounding a reboot of Shrek.
The Wrap reporter Umberto Gonzalez joins the podcast to chat about James Gunn's new job writing and directing Suicide Squad 2 and what that means for him, DC and Marvel moving forward.
Disney is busy with live-action with an Aladdin teaser and Lilo & Stitch on the
Zach and Brian discuss what the next step for superhero movies could be and why a move into the "prestige" direction with the inclusion of people like Chloe Zhao and Joaquin Phoenix in new projects could be signaling that shift.