So What Happens Next
By So What Happens Next
Listen each week as Amber and Thomas try to guess the plot of movies one or both of them have never seen, watch them, and give their first impressions. What did they get right? What did they get wrong? Which was better? Find out each week with So What Happens Next!
Episode 59 - Predator
This week the duo take on the most dangerous game of all...classic 80s movies they've never seen before. That's right neither Thomas nor Amber have seen the testosterone fueled shoot em up that is Predator (1987). Listen in as they follow Arnie into the jungles of [UNNAMED CENTRAL AMERICAN COUNTRY] and take on this hellacious hunter from another world, and the predator! Check it out wherever you get your podcasts.
September 27, 2022
Episode 58 - Good Burger
This week it's back to the ol' grinder. Amber and Thomas, exhausted from their Star Wars marathon, return to form this week and what better way to kick it all off than with a 90s nostalgia fueled classic. It's Good Burger! Join the duo as they dive into this 25 year old phenomenon. They cover the good, the bad, and the mondo. Trust us, you're gonna want fries with this one. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
September 21, 2022
Small Screens 36 - The Rise of Skywalker
The fans spoke...and unfortunately Lucasfilm listened. It's time for the long awaited (and somewhat dreaded) wrap on our Cinematic Star Wars Marathon! Listen in as Amber and Thomas chat about The Rise of Skywalker and the fall of a franchise. Can they find a spark of hope that will ignite some love for this trilogy or is this going to be the final blow? Listen in to find out wherever you get your podcasts!
September 13, 2022
Small Screens 35 - The Last Jedi
It's time for the penultimate peril of polarizing picture shows. That's right, this week Thomas and Amber take on the divisive behemoth that is Star Wars Episode 8: The Last Jedi. Listen in as the duo tackle not just the memes but the okay parts, and the good parts of this movie. From it's stellar character driven A plot, to it's weirdly (for the biggest-media-company-ever) anti-capitalist C plot. There's rage, rants, and regret all wrapped in one podcast package. Check it out wherever you listen to podcasts!
September 06, 2022
Small Screens 34 - The Force Awakens
This week it's time for the beginning of the end (in more ways than one) as Amber and Thomas take on the final leg of the Cinematic Star Wars Marathon with none other than Star Wars Episode VIII: The Force Awakens. Listen in as the duo breaks down the first installment of the divisive trilogy. They'll talk everything from the hype of the trailers to the end of Death Star 3: Starkiller. Check it out now wherever you get your podcasts!
August 31, 2022
Small Screens 33 - Return of the Jedi
This week the Jedi aren't the only ones returning! This week the dynamic duo is back with their Cinematic Star Wars Marathon! Listen in as Thomas and Amber get back on the bike and take the (former) finale to the Skywalker Saga to task. They'll talk dirt pirates, rancor ducks, and more! Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
August 23, 2022
Small Screens 32 - The Empire Strikes Back
After a rigorous battle with COVID, Thomas and Amber are back on their star wars ish with none other than the (potentially) best Star Wars movie out there: The Empire Strikes Back (1980)! Join the stellar duo as they take a deeper-than-planned dive into Lucas's darker grittier sequel. They talk Yoda's masochism, Luke never learning lessons, and how Solo changed this movie for the...hornier? All of that and more wherever you get your podcasts!
May 18, 2022
Small Screens 31 - Star Wars (1977)
A day late (plus a week but who's counting?) but it's finally here! The film that launched 10 movies, just as many TV shows, countless video games, and one abysmal Holiday Special (see previous episode). It's Star Wars (1977)! Listen in as Amber and Thomas dive into this cinematic classic. They talk the sins of Uncle Owen, the whiny boy himself Luke, and the sheer will it must take to keep the Millennium Falcon together for so long. All this and more wherever you get your podcasts!
May 04, 2022
Small Screens 30 - Rogue One: A Star Wars Story
This week, you may fire when ready as we gear up for a most impressive display from our Cinematic Star Wars Marathon. It's Rogue One! Listen in to Amber and Thomas dive into this sci-fi war movie adventure. They'll talk the good to the great, all while picking apart what might be the best Star Wars movie Disney's put out so far. Catch it wherever you find your podcasts.
April 19, 2022
SWHN Remix 1 - Solo: A Star Wars Story
Next up in our Cinematic Star Wars Marathon it's our first Remix episode! That's right, Thomas and Amber are looking back to their seventh episode ever and taking another look at Solo: A Star Wars Story. Will they grow to love it, or will they hate it even more. You'll have to listen to find out wherever you get your podcasts!
April 05, 2022
SP Filmviewers Present: The Matrix!
April fools! If you thought, "wait a second...that's not Thomas and Amber!" then you'd be absolutely right. Not sure what gave it away though. The accents? The picture? The fact that this opens with introductions from Sophie and Paul? In any case, this year we're participating in the April Fools Podcast Switcheroo where podcasts are matched up and swap episodes to each other's feed. So check out this episode from SP Filmviewers on The Matrix! They laugh, they debate, and they'll dive into the 20+ year old question: Red pill or Blue pill? You'll have to listen in to find out wherever you get your podcasts!
April 01, 2022
Small Screens 28 - Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith
The time has come. Execute Small Screens 28... That's right, our Cinematic Star Wars Marathon continues with the conclusion to the prequel trilogy: Episode III Revenge of the Sith!! Listen in as Thomas and Amber tackle the best of what some consider to be...unnatural. They'll talk the good, the bad, and the kinky? You'll have to listen in to find out more wherever you get your podacsts!
March 29, 2022
Small Screens 27 - Star Wars Episode 2: Attack of the Clones
The saga (finally) continues! This week Thomas and Amber continue their Cinematic Star Wars Marathon with Episode II: Attack of the Clones! Listen in as our dark side duo dives into this dubious sequel. Why isn’t there more Obi-Wan? Is it as bad as they remember? Why in the galaxy does Padme clearly have a sex palace and who visited before Anakin? Answers to these questions and more on this week’s episode of So What Happens Next: Small Screens!
March 15, 2022
Binks: A Star Wars Story
We said we'd do it, and we're hosts of our word. Behold the tearjerking pitch for Binks: A Star Wars Story. Listen to Thomas describe the Jar Jar origin story you didn't know you needed. You might laugh, you might cry, but in the end you'll never look at the tradgic character of Jarconis Binks the same again...
March 04, 2022
Small Screens 26 - Star Wars Episode I The Phantom Menace
After failing to pay their taxes, the planet of Naboo is being blockaded by the evil (and potentially problematic) Trade Federation... If you thought that was riveting then do we have the movie for you. Kicking off our Cinematic Star Wars Marathon it’s none other than Star Wars: Episode I The Phantom Menace. It’s like a political thriller pretending to be an action sci-fi movie. Does it do either of them well? Not really. Does the music absolutely slap? For sure. Are the nostalgia glasses secured firmly to Amber and Thomas’s faces? You bet your ass they are! So grab your blue milk, strap into your podracer, and get ready for a wild ride kicking off our adventure into the Star Wars Universe!
March 01, 2022
Small Screens 25 - The Shining
Delayed but never forgotten. Here it is to hold you over till March, the finale to our Just Too Damn Cold January (in February): The Shining! Listen to Thomas, Amber, Allie, and Kaemon dive into the Kubrick horror masterpiece. They’ll talk the good, the goofy, and the gee why did they have that scene? Thanks for your patience, everyone. We really appreciate it and we hope you enjoy this episode wherever you get your podcasts.
February 10, 2022
Small Screens 24 - The Thing (2011) pt. 2
Might just be the longest we’ve talked about something this bad. This week it’s time to round off The Thing (2011)! Listen in as Thomas, Amber, Geo, and Allie finish off this movie and give you their final thoughts. Will Dr. Douchebag get redeemed? Will this movie? Could The Thing get a sequel featuring Bruce Campbell (hey Starz let’s talk)? You’re gonna have to listen to find out. Check out this epic conclusion to The Thing (2011) and penultimate episode for our Just Too Damn Cold January Marathon wherever you get your podcasts!
January 25, 2022
Small Screens 24 - The Thing (2011) pt 1
This week it's time to continue Just Too Damn Cold January with the sequel, prequel, reboot, homage to The Thing (1982). It's...well it's The Thing (2011)! Allie and Geo rejoing Amber and Thomas to talk this underwhelming prequel to a seminal horror classic. Is it as bad as some of us remember? Does it hold a candle to the 80s film? Does this movie make some, dare we say, welcome changes to the The Thing lore? Find out the answers to all these questions and more on Part 1 of our mini thing-a-thon wherever you get your podcasts!
January 19, 2022
Small Screens 23 - The Thing
It’s Just Too Damn Cold outside! So, let’s make a theme out of that. A whole month devoted to scary freezing movies and what better way to kick it off than the horror classic John Carpenter’s The Thing (1982). Joining Amber and Thomas this week are returning guest Allie and first-timer Geo! Listen in as the group talks one of Thomas’s all-time favorites. They’ll make up words, talk about their favorite (or most terrifying) scenes, and see if they can answer who the Thing is at the end of the film. It’s got the toasty warmth of flamethrowers and the heated embrace of tentacles. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
January 11, 2022
Small Screens 22 - Die Hard
"Do a couple bumps and you too can be the hero!" A week late but it’s time for the epic conclusion to our Connected to Christmas Marathon! And what better way to go out than with a bang? It’s Die Hard (1988)! Listen in as Patrick rejoins the duo to climb this towering classic with fabulous hair, 80s levels of coke (both kinds!), and explosions for days. The trio will also delve into the question: Is this a Christmas movie? Find out the answer to that question and more great stuff wherever you get your podcasts!
January 04, 2022
Episode 57 - Batman Returns
This week the dynamic duo receives an unexpected gift from a previously unexpected guest. Looks like they’re doing another Batman episode. This week it’s the (only?) Batman Christmas movie: Batman Returns! Listen in as Amber and Thomas follow-up their previous foray into early superhero movies with the sequel to Batman (1989). It’s darker, it’s more violent, and it’s…hornier? Going to have to tune in to find out more wherever you get your podcasts!
December 21, 2021
Small Screens 21 - Gremlins
They’re mean, they’re (occasionally) green, and they’re potentially sent by anti-American regimes (if you believe your crazy neighbor)! This week Amber and Thomas take on the 80s classic Gremlins! Listen in as the duo kicks off their Connected To Christmas marathon with a movie that feels a lot more Halloween than Christmas. They talk nasty puppet mouth noises, Rambo Moms, and the true beginnings of the Baby Yoda craze. All while trying to answer the question: Is this a Christmas movie? You’ll have to tune in to find out wherever you get your podcasts!
December 14, 2021
Episode 57 - Batman (1989)
Just as we planned and with no influence from any outside source whatsoever, it’s time to cover the Danny Elfman scored (and Tim Burton directed) Batman (1989)! Listen in as the dynamic duo cover the Batman that kicked off more sequels than any other and an animated TV show in this double wide episode of So What Happens Next! Must be good right? Well, you’ll have to listen in and find out what Amber and Thomas (and only Amber and Thomas) think after their first-time watch.
November 30, 2021
Episode 56 - King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
“It’s about your sword, Arty! Something’s gotta be done about your sword!” This week, Knights of Knovember continues with one of our most animated episodes yet. Make sure you grip it with both hands and hold on tight as we pull out King Arthur: Legend of the Sword! Will your hosts survive the test of the blade and make sense of this montage filled madness? Or will they be swallowed by the infinite plot hole void? Listen in and find out!
November 23, 2021
Small Screens 20 - A Knight's Tale
Joust when you thought it couldn't rock you harder, it rocks you all knight long. The medieval marathon continues with a piece of anachronistic action. It’s A Knight’s Tale! Join Amber and Thomas as they dive into the competitive world of jousting in this simple but delightful movie. It’s got Queen, Bowie, and Heath Ledger! What more could you ask for? How about an all-around banger soundtrack doing what Guardians of the Galaxy did 13 years before. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
November 17, 2021
Small Screens 19 - The Green Knight
Tis time for the ultimate in chivalric cinema commentary! Thou art welcome now to attend So What Happens Next’s KNIGHTS OF KNOVEMBER MARATHON! And to kick it off, the duo are diving into the latest in medieval movies with The Green Knight! Listen in as Amber and Thomas talk ents with axes, the King Arthur they didn’t want you to see, and a money shot where you didn’t think you’d ever see one. All of that and more wrapped up in a (somewhat crunchy) green belt. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
November 09, 2021
Episode 55 - Candyman (2021)
This week it’s time’s up for our Spooky Halloween Countdown! And what a better way than ending with one of the latest horror movies to grace (or taint?) our silver screens. It’s Candyman (2021)! Listen in as Amber and Thomas take on a remake of a horror classic (and previous episode!). Does it hold up? Is it Jordan a-Peele-ing? Or is it time to can the Candyman? You’ll have to tune in to find out!
October 26, 2021
Episode 54 - Scream (1996)
This week it’s the penultimate film in So What Happens Next’s Spooky Halloween Countdown: It’s Scream (1996)! Listen in as Thomas and Amber take on the 90s slasher classic to revive the genre. It’s a machine of mystery that keeps you guessing until the big reveal (zoinks!) at the end. Did this one make the yearly list or take a nosedive into the ‘never again’ bin? You’ll have to take a listen and find out wherever you get your podcasts!
October 19, 2021
Episode 53 - Psycho (1960)
This week, the Spooky Halloween Countdown continues with another horror classic. Straight from the mind of Alfred Hitchcock comes Psycho (1960)! Listen in as Thomas and Amber take on a film with one of the most well-known shower scenes of all time, and the rest of the movie too! There’s screams, spooky things, and violin rings so check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
October 16, 2021
Episode 52 - Nosforatu
Who’s ready to get their spooky on? Cause we sure are! And what better way to kick off our Spooky Halloween Countdown than one of the original or original horror films, Nosforatu (1922). Listen in as Amber and Thomas talk their first silent and oldest film on the show. It’s got “vampyrs,” Transylvania, and haunted dirt! What more could you ask for? Check it out wherever you get your podcasts.
October 05, 2021
Small Screens 18 - Loki
"Stones? Where we're going we don't need...Stones." This week we’re rounding out our Month of Marvel Marathon with none other than the latest MTU show Loki. Listen in as Amber and Thomas talk the wild and weird world of the time-traveling trickster from his variant selves and his questionable relationships with one, to what his actions mean for the rest of the Marvel universe. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
September 29, 2021
Small Screens 17 - Falcon and the Winter Soldier
This week, the Month of Marvel Marathon continues with another heaping American sized helping of the MTU, it’s Falcon and the Winter Soldier! Listen in as Amber and Thomas talk this Disney+ exclusive from its occasional buddy cop style, to its hardcore (and somewhat ham-fisted) themes about America, race, and the whole world. Check out our takes and how it rates wherever you get your podcasts!
September 21, 2021
Small Screens 16 - WandaVision
This week Amber and Thomas dive into the Hex with the first Disney+ MTU (that’s Marvel Television Universe) show WandaVision. Listen in as the duo talk sitcoms, sorcery, and sassy witches in the second installment of their Month of Marvel Marathon! Does the show hold up? Is it the start of something new and refreshing for Marvel? Or is it another super powered snore? Listen in to find out wherever you get your podcasts!
September 14, 2021
Episode 51 - Black Widow
WE'RE BACK BABY!! And what a better way to be back than to kick it all off with a Month of Marvel Marathon! That's right, Amber and Thomas are covering all that a pandemic Disney has to offer starting with none other than Black Widow. Listen in as the duo jump back into the show's first super hero venture since Endgame to see if the MCU still has what it takes to keep the hype train rolling. Check it out wherever you get your podcasts!
September 07, 2021
Episode 50 - Promising Young Woman pt. 2
[TRIGGER WARNING] This week it’s finally here! The epic conclusion to our coverage of Promising Young Woman, and oh boy is it a heavy one. We’re talk some tough topics, but make sure to have some laughs along the way. Don’t miss this season ending episode that pulls out all the stops. So, enjoy it and we’ll see you guys in a few weeks when we return!
July 14, 2021
Episode 50 - Promising Young Woman pt. 1
This week we’re back to our regular programing with heavy hitting, Oscar winning, sensation that swept the nation. It’s Promising Young Woman (part 1)! Listen in as Kaemon and Allie return to talk this heavy hitting and massively entertaining film. Tune in to hear just how hard hitting the themes of this film are as the crew tries to parse out this movie piece by piece.
June 20, 2021
Episode 49 - Eastern Promises Pt. 2
This week it’s time for the epic conclusion to our Mobster May Marathon! We’re rounding off the month with Part 2 of Eastern Promises. Listen as Amber, Thomas, Patrick, Kaemon, and Allie continue their conversation from last week talking plot twists, certain shower scenes, and the overall ending of this movie. What will their ratings be? Where will this film land in the monthly line-up? You’ll have to listen in to find out!
June 15, 2021
Episode 49 - Eastern Promises Pt.1
“Shaved or unshaved? That is the question.” This week it’s the beginning of the end for our Mobster May Marathon with Eastern Promises (2007)! Kaemon and Allie join Amber, Thomas, and Patrick as they round out the month (in June) talking about this British Russian Mob movie that leaves nothing to the imagination (if you know what I mean). Listen to part 1 of the epic two-part conclusion today!
June 08, 2021
Episode 48 - The Godfather Pt. 2
This week we’re overshooting Mobster May by just a little bit as we continue our journey into the Corleone family’s dealings, drama, and DeNiro with The Godfather Pt. 2! Listen in as Amber and Thomas make up a whole other mob movie while Patrick prepares for their disappointment. Want to hear more? Well, you’ll just have to check out this globetrotting sequel to one of the greatest mob movies of all time.
June 03, 2021
Small Screens 15 - The Godfather pt. 1
We’ve got you an offer you can’t refuse… This week the crew continues their Mobster May Marathon with none other than The Godfather! Thomas and Amber rediscover cinema, while Patrick is reminded why he likes Goodfellas more. They’ll talk gangs, guns, drugs, and the greater narrative meaning behind the Italy sequence. All while getting hyped up for the sequel. Listen wherever you get your podcasts!
May 25, 2021
Episode 47 - Goodfellas
This week we’re kicking off Mobster May with Patrick’s all-time favorite. It’s Goodfellas (1990)! Listen in as Patrick take an excited Amber and an on-the-fence Thomas on a wild ride into Martin Scorsese’s gritty answer to The Godfather. It’s got a laughing Liotta, a perturbed Pesci, and a diabolical DeNiro. What more could you ask for?
May 11, 2021
Small Screens 14 - Princess Mononoke
Nani?! Another Small Screens? Yep. This week we’ve got another Small Screens for you while we prep for a whole MONTH of main feed content (listen in to find out what) so we’re bringing one of Amber’s all-time favorites. It’s Princess Mononoke! That’s right, Amber takes Thomas into her childhood as the two experience (and reexperience) this classic Studio Ghibli film from its breathtaking animation to the nightmare fueled deer monsters. It’s like taking a relaxing ride through the woods, just prettier and with more dismemberment
April 27, 2021
Small Screens 13 - A Clockwork Orange redux
Better late than lost! This week we’re taking on one of our lost episodes with A Clockwork Orange. Listen in as guests Allie and Kaemon join us again for the first time to talk about what we think of this real horrorshow film. We’ve got ultraviolence, droogs, and what should have been called megamilk all wrapped up with a codpiece and face eyelashes. Confused? Well you’re not alone. Trust us we still aren’t all there after this one.
April 22, 2021
Episode 46 – Godzilla vs Kong
Time to cancel the apocalypse…no that’s not right this is a different cinematic universe. This week we’re finally bringing the action with our titanic sized episode on Godzilla vs. Kong! Listen to these two Kaiju groupies talk the ultimate clash of the titans with the film to save cinemas. We’re covering everything from the Journey to the Center of the A-plot to the Millie Bobby B-plot. All topped with a heaping helping of Mechagodzilla. Here’s hoping that Legendary decides to #continuethemonsterverse!
April 14, 2021
Small Screens 12 - The Back to the Future Trilogy
This week Patrick’s back…from the future! Not really but he does rejoin Thomas and Amber to talk about one of the greatest time travel films of all time. That’s right! Buckle up and get ready to hit 88 miles per hour cause we’re talking about the Back to the Future Trilogy! Listen in as Thomas stans, Patrick shakes up, and Amber comes in with some hot takes on this classic 1980s film series.
March 30, 2021
Episode 45 - Zack Snyder's Justice League
The movie that Twitter has been asking for since 2017 is finally here…all 4 hours of it. That’s right, this week Patrick comes back to join in on Zack Snyder’s Justice League. Listen in on this double-wide episode as the old crew is talking all things Snyder. From slo-mo to music videos, this film has it all! So, grab your comfiest seat; your cape, cowl, and lasso; and get ready for the DCEU’s final gasp at life!
March 23, 2021
Small Screens 11 - The Expanse Season 5
This week we're back from an impromptu hiatus and we're bringing the good stuff. It's time to go where some men have gone before and head on out into The Expanse Season 5! Listen in as Thomas and Amber switch those Em Drives to full throttle and talk the latest season of the show that just won't die (and shouldn't)! The duo talk aliens, politics, alien politics, and more on their return to the small screens and your ears.
March 16, 2021
Episode 44 - Wonder Woman 1984
This week we make a triumphant return after what feels like 70 years with Wonder Woman 1984! Listen in as Thomas and Amber discuss wishes, demi-gods, and monster ladies while they take a harrowing and often confusing journey though the 2.5 hour film that is Wonder Woman 1984.
February 16, 2021
Small Screens 10 - Doom Patrol
This week it's time to (D)see what this DC television universe is all about. Join Amber and Thomas as they recap the first two seasons of the former DC streaming service original turned HBO Max original series Doom Patrol! It's got heart, action, swearing, and Brendan Fraiser! Also did we mention the horde of man-eating butts?
February 02, 2021
Episode 43 - We Can Be Heroes
This week its time to continue our mini dive into the Rodriguiverse with his latest film We Can Be Heroes! Listen in as Amber and Thomas compare their childhood to what the kids have today almost 20 years later. The duo take on the nightmarish superpowers of a world that turned the camp to 11 and the twists to nonsensical. This one has overpowered toddlers, more than one stretchy kid, and a few children locked in an eternal struggle against time. What more could your kids ask for?
January 26, 2021
Small Screens 9 – Spy Kids
Holy Shiitake mushrooms has it really been 20 years?! This week Amber and Thomas relive the childhood adventure 2 decades later. It’s Spy Kids! Listen in as they tackle this runaway hit franchise from its absurd nightmare creations to its poignant pokes positing the possibility of deities’ purpose. All with a heaping dose of action, romance, and Spanish guitar.
January 11, 2021
Episode 42 - Tenet (2020)
This week we're back kicking off our return from the holidays with the time twisting brain bending failed savior of movie theaters in 2020. It's Tenet (2020)! Amber and Thomas return to form and try to unwrap a gift more disappointing than socks. Listen in as they talk about all the ways this movie is countless other time travel movies, how it desperately needs some Doc Brown chalkboard exposition, and where they think this stands up in the Nolan film catalogue.
January 05, 2021
Episode 41 - Star Trek: The Reboot Era Pt. 2
The time has come for the final mission of the U.S.S SWHN. Join Amber, Thomas, Bob, and Walter as they take one last jump to warp and delve into Star Trek Picard and Star Trek Lower Decks. Is Picard still god? Is Lower Decks worth the watch? And above all else, who is Amber's favorite captain? The answer to these questions and more may shock you, but you'll have to listen in to find out. It's been a long road and we're thankful for all the support on this month's (and then some!) endeavor. Live Long and Prosper.
December 14, 2020
Episode 40 - Star Trek: The Reboot Pt. 1
It's the beginning of the end for No Man has Gone Before November! Join Thomas, Amber, Bob, and Walter as they embark on this final frontier of Star Trek. Listen as the crew goes headfirst into the controversial Discovery series and talk everything from mushroom drives to mirror universes. Is it as bad as people think? Is it a true revival of the franchise? Listen in and find out!
December 07, 2020
Episode 39 - Star Trek: The Failed Restart Pt. 2
Looks like out time is finally here and we sure do got faith of the Part...2 that is. Listen in as Thomas, Amber, and Walter finish their discussion on Star Trek: Enterprise with its soaring theme and fun final season and the Kelvin Timeline films with their...beastie boys?
December 01, 2020
Episode 38 - Star Trek: The Failed Restart
This week Amber and Thomas continue their trek with a real mixed bag of an attempt to revive Star Trek. Listen in as Walter rejoins the duo to dive into one of the most underrated Star Trek series, and some of the least favorite movies in the franchise. Are they as bad and good as we remember? And most of all, does this gen fail to keep Amber's attention? Listen in and find out!
November 23, 2020
Episode 37 - Star Trek: The Next Generations (Pt. 2)
And now the shocking conclusion. That's right its time for part 2 of our Star Trek: The Next Generations Episode! Listen in to hear the crew's final thoughts on Deep Space 9, Voyager, and their favorite captains. We'll also answer the running questions: Does Amber like this era or does she prefer something else?
November 16, 2020
Episode 36 - Star Trek: The Next Generations (Pt. 1)
For first time ever, Amber and Thomas have not only 2 guests but a 2 part episode! Cody and Walter join the duo to talk Star Trek The Next Generation, Deep Space 9, and Voyager in the next episode of our Where No Man has Gone Before November! Listen in for the impressions, some hot takes, and some heartfelt stories about what growing up with Star Trek meant to us.
November 09, 2020
Episode 35 - Start Trek The Original Series
Amber and Thomas are kicking off "Where No Man Has Gone Before November" with someone who's been there from the beginning: Thomas's Dad. Listen in as Bob shares his experience growing up alongside Star Trek the original series. What it meant to him as a kid and how it hits different today. Check out Amber's opening thoughts on her first foray into this decades long franchise.
November 02, 2020
Small Screens 8 - Lovecraft Country
This week Amber and Thomas wrap up their Spooky Halloween Countdown with the stellar television series Lovecraft Country. Listen in as the duo talks racism, magic, aliens, and of course...tentacles.
October 27, 2020
Episode 34 - The Lighthouse
This week Amber and Thomas start their Spooky Halloween Countdown *cue spooky laugh* with a long time request. Its The Lighthouse (2019)! Join the duo as they experience this film filled with farting, fapping, and freak-outs!
October 19, 2020
Small Screens 7 - Dragon's Dogma
This week, resident Dragon's Dogma Expert Amber takes Thomas along a static and unmoving adventure into a show that cuts the heart out of the main character figuratively and literally. Its DRAGON'S DOGMA! Listen as the duo share in the disappointing and dull experience that is a show based on an equally fantastic video game!
October 12, 2020
Episode 33 - Scott Pilgrim vs. The World
This week Thomas takes Amber on a nostalgia fueled ride through a simpler time. When the world wasn't ending and the most difficult thing going on was facing down your new girlfriend's 7 evil exes in mortal combat. Its Scott Pilgrim vs. The World!! Join us as we dive into this 2010 masterpiece and discuss the state of the industry in the decade since!
October 05, 2020
Small Screens 6 - Nancy Drew
Spooky, scary...sexy? This week Thomas and Amber dive head first into the screenwriter's nightmare that is the CW's Nancy Drew series. Its got sexy teens, sexy mysteries, and sexy...ghosts? Ruh roh, Rhaggy. Looks like we're in for a roller coaster of a series.
September 21, 2020
Episode 32 - Terminator: Dark Fate
Its like Skynet tried to rebrand to trick the humans. This week Amber and Thomas take on Terminator (6): Dark Fate! Listen in as the duo rant about time travel, why Skynet (Legion?) and the humans are the worst strategists of all time, and how the main antagonist bears a striking resemblance to a certain video game plumber's greener brother.
September 14, 2020
Small Screens 5 - Bill and Ted's Excellent Trilogy
This week Patrick is back to help us dive into a most excellent Small Screens. We're talking the Bill and Ted Trilogy! Tune in to hear Amber, Thomas, and Patrick relive the experience of watching these movies, talk about horrifying animatronics, and more!
September 08, 2020
Episode 31 - Bill and Ted Face The Music (feat. Patrick)
The gang is all here! Amber and Thomas welcome back Patrick to take on the latest in a cult classic series 30 years in the making. Listen as the old team talks time travel, rock and roll, and the good, bad, and ugly of VOD movies vs. going to the theater during a pandemic.
August 31, 2020
Small Screens 4 - The Lord of the Rings Trilogy
Just like Denethor, we too have a favorite in the Tolkien Franchise and its the Lord of Rings. Join Amber and Thomas as they dive into the films that reignited the fantasy genre. How does it hold up almost 20 years out? Is it worth a watch? Listen to the duo talk the films and and try to answer just what makes these films good. After all if there’s a whip, there’s a way.
August 24, 2020
Episode 30 - Lost In Translation
This week, Thomas and Amber take on the Indie genre with Lost In Translation! Listen to the duo talk about a thirst-less not-quite-romance Oscar winning movie. Asking real questions like, where did Scarlett Johansson get friends? Why are there so many faxes? and more!
August 17, 2020
Episode 29 - The Old Guard
We're back and we're bringing the heat. Its The Old Guard! Listen in as Amber and Thomas ask the hard hitting questions. What version of immortality is this? How does it work? Find out the answers and more this week as Amber and Thomas take on this Netflix original.
August 16, 2020
Small Screens 3: The Hobbit Trilogy
This week its time to kick back in your chair, grab your books, and proceed to be interrupted by dwarves, wizards, and a whole movie of stretched out content! Its the Hobbit Trilogy! Listen to Thomas and Amber cover their Unexpected Middle Earth Marathon starting with the Hobbit.
August 10, 2020
Episode 28 - Moonlight (2016)
After some technical difficulties, we had to jump ahead an episode. Listen in as Thomas and Amber have a heavy talk about a heavy movie everyone should see. This week it's Moonlight (2016)!
June 22, 2020
Episode 27 - Perfect Blue
We're starting to see double! This week its its Perfect Blue. Join Amber and Thomas as they dive into another Satoshi Kon mind bender (that also inspires another movie). Its got J-Pop, stalkers, crazy people, and more! You don't want to miss it.
June 15, 2020
Small Screens 2 - Devs
This week we dive into the quantum multiverse of Devs! Listen in as we discuss an awesome thought provoking TV show that makes the new Westworld look like a Great Value knock off.
June 10, 2020
Episode 26 - Seven Samurai
This week Thomas introduces Amber to a Kurisawa Klassic! It's Seven Samurai! A movie that spawned 1000 different versions of the same plot! Listen in as the duo embarks on the 3+ hour odyssey of how seven samurai save some not so great farmers. We answer some big questions. What's better this or Ran?
June 08, 2020
Episode 25 - Drive (2011)
This week it's time to buckle up and shut up. It's Drive (2011)! Join us as we cruise through one of Amber's favorites that Thomas has never seen. What will he think? Will her opinions change? Will there be plenty of car puns to go around? Listen in and find out!
June 01, 2020
Small Screens 1 - Ash vs. Evil Dead
Time to get groovy! We're kicking off our new side show with a wrap up to our Evil Dead-athon. It's Ash vs. Evil Dead! Join us on the first episode of our mini series "SWHN Small Screens" where we quickly delve into TV and movies we're watching at home. We're talking deadites and demons with this fantastic sendoff to the Evil Dead universe.
May 27, 2020
Episode 24 - House
This week, Thomas and Amber are joined by their friend Jose as then venture into the an off the rails horror movie. It's House (1977)! Listen in as this weeks trio tries to wrap their head around the insane visuals, who is actually doing what, and most importantly: what exactly happened in this film?
May 25, 2020
Episode 23 - Army of Darkness
This week we round off our Evil Dead Marathon with one of the most solid ends to a trilogy. It's Army of Darkness! Join Amber and Thomas as they discuss knights, "boomsticks", brownie-Ashes, and chainsaws (we even some inadvertently in the background). What could be groovier?
May 18, 2020
Episode 22 - Evil Dead 2
Thomas and Amber's Evil Dead-athon continues with the second installment: Evil Dead 2 (Dead by Dawn). Listen in as a franchise gets dialed to eleven, new favorites are found, and a age old movie question gets answered: Can a sequel be better than the original? You'll have to listen in to find out...
May 11, 2020
Episode 21 - The Evil Dead
Books, Blood, and Blades. It's The Evil Dead (1981)! Join Amber and Thomas on the show's first movie marathon as they dive head first into a cursed cabin in the woods. See our reaction to the first of gory trilogy. It's cheesy, campy, and creepy all wrapped up in a low budget and hilarious special effects.
May 04, 2020
Episode 20 - Paprika
If Inception was a (better, crazier, and more beautiful) anime. It's Paprika (2006)! Listen in as Amber and Thomas dream-dive into this bizarre world of robots, creepy dolls, and parades of...garbage?
April 29, 2020
Introducing: So What Happens Next
Hi! We're Thomas and Amber and this is our show So What Happens Next where each week we cover a movie at least one of us has never seen. We try to guess what its about, watch it, and give you our first impressions. We talk about it, laugh about it, and sometimes go for deep meaningful dives into each movie. It's all on the table from Surf Ninjas to Citizen Kane. We hope you enjoy and thanks for listening.
April 26, 2020
Episode 19 - Willow
It's like Lord of the Rings but everyone is super prejudice. It's Willow (1988)! Journey with Thomas and Amber as they travel through a fantasy land of wild names, wild hair, and some great acting by Warwick Davis. Will they save the baby? Will Val Kilmer get some? Will the brownies contribute to the plot? Find out this week as we dive in to Willow for the first time!
April 20, 2020
Episode 18 - Candyman
Without even realizing a new sequel/reboot was on its way, Amber and Thomas took the honeypot and went for this 90s classic. It's Candyman (1991)! Listen in as the duo goes local to Chicago and watches this horror, thriller, mystery movie. It's got bees, hooks, and Tony Todd. What more could you want?
April 13, 2020
Episode 17 - Citizen Kane
This week Amber and Thomas take on the greatest movie ever made. It's Citizen Kane (1941)! Listen as the duo discusses the finer points of cinema, what's changed and what's stayed the same since the 40s, and most importantly: Does this movie still deserve to be #1?
April 06, 2020
Episode 16 - 28 Days Later
Neemah takes Thomas and Amber on a ride to not-so-jolly England to survive a February-long catastrophe. It's 28 Days Later! Listen in as we walk through the scariest Pepsi ad this side of the Atlantic ocean. It's got Doctor Who, CGI windmills, and at least 3 different movies all wrapped in a less than 2 hour run time! So listen in for laughs, Lays, and all the Pepsi you can slam.
February 10, 2020
Episode 15 - The Star Wars Holiday Special
The crew is back for season 2! For his first show as a member, Amber and Thomas decide to take Neemah into the nightmare that is the Star Wars Holiday Special. Listen in as they all suffer borderline insanity from coke-addled cooking shorts, 20 minutes of wookie sitcom shenanigans, and...beat seats?
December 23, 2019
Episode 14 - Overlord
Do you like video games? What about movies based on them? Well this week we bring you neither even through it feels like both. It's OVERLORD (2018)! Thomas and Patrick take Amber into the peach jam fueled zombie snooze fest of a movie. How long will it take her to get mad? How long will it take for zombies to show up? Listen in cause the answer may surprise you.
September 27, 2019
Commentary 6 - Flashmentary CLIP
Not enough Flash? Not enough Queen? Not enough Hawkmen? Well do we have the commentary for you! Listen to our steamy, syncable, spacey, and somewhat seizure-y viewing on Flash Gordon (1980) exclusive to our website! Here's a taste...
September 22, 2019
Episode 13 - Flash Gordon (feat. Neemah)
FLASH AAAAHHHAAAA! This week, Amber and Thomas take our show's first guest on a wild ride to the world of Flash Gordon (1980)! Listen as our guest Neemah has to navigate his way through the different dredges, despots, and dare we say desires in this Queen fueled fever dream of a movie.
September 20, 2019
Episode 12 - Ran
It's been a bit of a busy time for SWHN, but we're back with the Japanese classic Ran by Akira Kurosawa. Listen as Thomas and Amber transport Patrick to shogunate Japan as they discuss swords, colors, and the meaning behind them both.
September 09, 2019
Episode 11 - Hobbs and Shaw
Get ready to shift into high gear as Thomas, Amber, and Patrick take on the latest in the Fast and Furyverse. It's Hobbs and Shaw! Listen in as we debate on how to build the ultimate Dwayne Johnson adventure mashup, talk about this movie is one robot away from transformers, and discover just how wild this ride can be.
August 15, 2019
Lucky Number Slevin Commentary CLIP
Exclusive to our website, it's our Lucky Number Slevin Commentary! Here's a taste of Amber, Thomas, and Patrick figuring out how to become knights, why a waterfall for a toilet, and some surprising statements by Morgan Freeman.
August 11, 2019
Episode 10 - Lucky Number Slevin
This week Amber and Patrick dance the Kansas City Shuffle with Thomas in an ugly hallway. It's Lucky Number Slevin! Listen in as the crew takes an abnormally long time to get to a scene with pants, sift through the cringe-worthy year of 2006, and try to convince Thomas there are no ghosts in this movie.
August 08, 2019
Episode 9 - Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood
Once upon a (long) time there was a movie... This week the crew takes on Quentin Tarantino's newly released Once Upon a Time in...Hollywood! Listen in this week as the crew attempts to make sense of this 3 hour spectacle of classic Hollywood.
August 01, 2019
Commentary 4: Surf Ninjas CLIP
Experience the salt water fueled insanity that is Surf Ninjas with your hosts Thomas, Amber, and Patrick as they sit through this nightmare one (hopefully) last time. Exclusive to our website! swhn19.com
July 28, 2019
Episode 8 - Surf Ninjas
Quansoo dudes! This week its Surf Ninjas also known as the Wrath of Patrick. Listen to Patrick and Thomas teach Amber to surf her way through this proto-Disney Channel original movie as they karate chop their way through the 90s.
July 26, 2019
Episode 7 - Solo: A Star Wars Story
Have you ever wondered where Han got his last name? Or how he first ever got a gun? Yeah neither did we, but we sure did find out. This week the Amber and Thomas are taking Patrick on a quick stroll around the stars. We're talking Solo: A Star Wars Story!
July 18, 2019
Episode 6 – John Wick
This week the crew looks back on their first attempt at an episode using…less than great equipment for a fantastic movie. It’s John Wick! Flash back with us and enjoy our talks of coins, dogs, and Game of Thrones.
July 11, 2019
Episode 5 - Avengers: Endgame
Relive that first Endgame showing…through Thomas’s eyes! This week, Amber and Patrick take Thomas on a journey through space and time to get back the infinity stones and stop Marty McFly from…wait wrong movie. It’s Avengers: Endgame just in time for your re-release viewing.
July 04, 2019
Episode 4 - Avengers Pregame
To kick off our special double episode extravaganza week, the crew delves into 10 years of Marvel history. From Captain America: The First Avenger to Avengers: Infinity War, Patrick, Thomas, and Amber cover the MCU in the in-universe chronological order to prepare you for that Avengers re-release and our upcoming episode!
July 02, 2019
Episode 3 - Hereditary
This week, the crew's heads are gonna roll. It's Hereditary! Listen in as Patrick, Thomas, and Amber toss around theories from ghosts to werewolves and never come close. There's going to be laughs, sighs, and hot takes.
June 27, 2019
Episode 2 - Star Trek II: the Wrath of Khan
This week Patrick goes where no man has gone before...again! It's Star Trek II: The Wrath of Khan! Listen as Amber and Thomas try to get to warp speed and save Patrick from being "buried alive" by Ricardo Monaltban's chest.
June 27, 2019
Episode 1: Full Metal Jacket
For our first episode, Amber dives right into the sh...stuff. It's part one of the Kubrickverse: Full Metal Jacket! Listen this week as we contemplate war, boot camp, some stellar performances, and an all around classic of a movie.
June 27, 2019