Do you have that one friend (or maybe you ARE that one friend) that says "Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull is actually great!"or "Why does everybody like E.T.? I don't get it!" On "Hot Takes With Billy Business" we take unpopular movie opinions and have a deep, healthy discussion about why these movies deserve a second look
The Terminator franchise has THREE failed reboots under its massive billion dollar belt. Where did this once guaranteed money maker fall off the rails? VICTOR DANDRIDGE returns as we examine THE ENTIRE FRANCHISE movie by movie to figure out where things went wrong in this special episode!
When Pixar released Toy Story 4 into theaters in 2019, they not only made over a billion dollars, but this week you'll find out why I think they ended the streak of the most perfect trilogy in movie history. CARLOS FREYTES (Hey Do You Remember?) joins as two grown men gripe about a kids movie.
In 2008, the release of "Iron Man" shocked the world and put the MCU on the map...and a month later "The Incredible Hulk" came out, but Marvel would almost rather you forgot that it did! RYAN O'TOOLE (Finally Watched It w/Ryan O'Toole) joins to talk about the forgotten Marvel movie for the Jade Giant!…
The "Fast and Furious" franchise has become a worldwide phenomenon gaining more and more popularity as it loses more and more believability. So why does 2003's "2 Fast 2 Furious" get so much hate? MARK HOFMEYER (Movies, Films & Flix) joins to talk about the most fun entry in the Toretto family saga!
In 2004 ABC brought us one of the biggest and most daring series to ever grace the small screen with "LOST". It's legacy is one of confusion, division, and a love/hate relationship no other show can touch. ROXY STRIAR joins to talk about the landmark series!
Is Star Wars Episode II Attack of the clones the WORST Star Wars movie? RON SWALLOW (Reboot It) joins to talk about the hits and misses of the second entry in the Star Wars prequel trilogy as the final season of Hot Takes swings into full gear!
It's Halloween time and what better way to kick off the farewell season than with 1993's "Hocus Pocus". MRS. BUSINESS returns to the show to talk about why this box office flop has become an October staple! The final season of Hot Takes w/ Billy Business kicks off right here!
Is Zack Snyder's 2013 DCEU entry "Man of Steel" the best Superman has ever been on the big screen? It's such a massive question it took TWO guests (DC Comics writer Marc Andreyko and Reboot It host Producer Bill) to answer! Check out the Season 3 finale of Hot Takes now!
It's a special edition of Hot Takes w/ Billy Biz! Enjoy a full length audio commentary for "Batman Forever" to celebrate the film's 25th anniversary! Just sync up your copy and enjoy!
This week we're looking at 2009's "G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra" with special guest HAL RUDNICK! Transformers was a huge hit for Hasbro, but why wasn't G.I. Joe? Sure this movie is silly, but is it TOO silly?? Check out this week's episode to get our thoughts!
Autobots, roll out! This week "The Outlaw" JOHN ROCHA joins the show to talk about 2007's "Transformers". Is it a good time, or a piece of decepti-crap? Was this the turning point for Michael Bay? We discuss all of it in this week's episode!
This week on Hot Takes w/ Billy Business...it's Morphin Time! We're looking back at the big screen debut of the teenagers with attitude in 1995's Mighty Morphin Power Rangers: The Movie! Was it a successful jump from the small screen to the big screen? Find out in this week's episode!
This week LON HARRIS (The Schmoedown) joins the show to talk about the second Daniel Craig James Bond movie "Quantum of Solace"! Does this conclusion to Casino Royale have a license to kill or is it DOA? Check out the new episode to find out!
2008's Punisher: War Zone definitely broke the mold for comic book movies, and nothing like it has been seen ever since! ED GREER joins to talk about Lexi Alexander's bloody magnum opus in this week's episode of Hot Takes!
Part 2 of our deep dive on Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy! Chris Schrader from the "Hey Do You Remember" Podcast joins once again to talk the third installment, "The Dark Knight Rises" PLUS we look at the impact of Nolan's trilogy not just on comic book movies, but the entire state of cinema!…
Holy massive two-parter Batman! This week is Part 1 of a deep dive into Christopher Nolan's "Dark Knight Trilogy"! We're taking a look back at the three films (Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, The Dark Knight Rises) that changed not only the status quo for the caped crusaders, but the entire landscape of film at large!…
In the 80's the original Tron pushed the envelope in special effects. Was it's sequel in 2010, Tron: Legacy able to do the same so many years later? VICTOR DANDRIDGE joins me to talk about de-aging, what the hell is an Iso, and the best David Bowie impression ever committed to film on a brand new episode!"Doomed Romance" music track by www.purple-p…
This week we traverse deep into the Temple of Doom to find child abuse, cultural stereotypes, and the worst character in the Lucasfilm catalog! KEN NAPZOK (ForceCenter, Napzok Files) joins the show to talk about the Indiana Jones adventure that Steven Spielberg regrets making!
This week, 12 is the new 11! CARLOS FREYTES (Hey Do You Remember? Podcast) joins the show to talk about 2004's Ocean's 12! Does George Clooney and Brad Pitt's follow up to the 2001 smash hit hit more than it misses? We break it all down on this week's episode!
This is not going to go the way you think! What might be the most divisive movie of all time, we take an in-depth look at Star Wars Episode VIII The Last Jedi with JOSEPH SCRIMSHAW (ForceCenter Podcast)! It's the Season 2 finale of Hot Takes with Billy Business!
Here it is! Mr. Star Wars KEN NAPZOK (ForceCenter, Collider Jedi Council) reviews and ranks EVERY Star Wars theatrical movie with me as we race towards Rise of Skywalker!
PUT THAT COOKIE DOWN...NOW!!!!...and listen to this special holiday episode of Hot Takes w/ Billy Business! DANIELLE RADFORD joins me to talk about Arnie's big Christmas spectacle. Is Sinbad actually Sin-great in this movie? Does it hold up? We answer all these questions this week!!
#ReleasetheSnyderCut is back in the news again, and The Commute Killers are having one last final conversation on the topic! JOE STARR hops in the backseat for this episode to give his final thoughts!****WARNING**** This episode contains strong language and mature content. Listener discretion is advised…
Spidey's deadliest foe gave the comic book movie genre one of the weirdest adaptations of all time. JEREMIAH WATKINS (Comedy Central, Kill Tony Podcast) joins me to talk about Tom Hardy's incredibly bizarre take on Venom!
Is "The Godfather: Part III" an offer you can't refuse? CAMERON RICE (El Rey Nation) joins this week to talk about the final chapter in the Corleone trilogy!
When it's time to talk about one of the most fiercely debated movies of the decade, who you gonna call?? EMMA FYFFE joins me to talk about 2016's "Ghostbusters" all female reboot!
On this episode, we talk about weird toys we had as kids, Ed BEGS you to watch Dolemite is My Name, and we talk about our favorite Terminator movies and why Dark Fate bombed. IT'S THE COMMUTE KILLERS BAYBAY!
Ducks fly together, and they don't fly higher than in D3: The Mighty Ducks! HECTOR NAVARRO (DC Daily) joins me this week to talk about why Mighty Ducks 3 is the most logical, coherent, and satisfying entry in the Mighty Ducks franchise and why D2 may not be as good as you remember it to be...
A Star Wars movie that was a box office bomb?! How is that possible?! MO LIGHTNING joins me this week as we break down Solo: A Star Wars Story! An unnecessary prequel or an exciting chapter in the ever-expanding saga of Star Wars??
In the mid 2000's, while more and more comic book movies shifted to darker and grittier fare, one movie dared to be exactly what it should have been: wholesome family fun! GREG TROYAN joins me to talk about 2005's "Fantastic Four", the first (kind of) big screen outing for Marvel's first family!
The Commute Killers are BACK BAYBAY! "Joker" is getting a lot of praise, but will we look back on it as a cinematic classic? Plus, what makes a movie classic? Is there a law that stops me from hitting someone with my car, and why Ed thinks Lord of the Rings is dumb.
1999 was a landmark year for movies, and none were bigger and bolder than Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace. But history has not been to kind to the first prequel. Is it really as bad as you remember? RON SWALLOW from the Nerd GOAT podcast joins me as we take another look at the beginning of the Skywalker Saga.…
2016's Deadpool was a breath of fresh air...so why does Deadpool 2 feel more like a fart in a hot room? Producer Bill from the Nerd G.O.A.T. podcast joins me to talk about why Ryan Reynolds just couldn't capture lightning in a bottle twice...and Bill has his OWN hot take on Deadpool!Stay tuned after the show for a special announcement featuring you…
Ridley Scott's 2012 "Prometheus" is usually met with groans and eye rolls...but is it deserved?? CHRIS SCHRADER from the "Hey, Do You Remember..." podcast joins me to talk about an uneven, but ultimately intriguing entry into the Alien franchise!
This week I'm flying solo to talk about 1998's Lost in Space! Critics and audiences hated this movie, and I had a blast with it! Hear me try to defend it all on my own, PLUS some really huge announcements all in this episode!
Superman returned to the big screen in 2006, but a lot of people don't seem to remember much about it. ADAM HLAVAC (Hyper RPG) joins to talk about the moody, cerebral, deconstruction think piece that is Superman Returns!
Billy is home from France and too tired to censor this episode, so suffice to say it gets out of hand quickly! Ed thinks Spider-Man can evade Order 66, PLUS, Batman v Superman v Captain America, Elton John v Freddy Mercury, and a whole lot more! It's a brand new episode of THE COMMUTE KILLERS!
Ed & Billy drive home from work and discuss the fresh news of Spider-Man splitting off from the MCU! Is Sony to blame? Is Disney? We break it down in real time. No notes. No prep. Just 2 guys killin time in traffic.Hot Takes w/ Billy Biz Presents: The Commute Killers! We whine to help you kill time!
Ever wonder what Ed & Billy's AM commute to work sounds like? Wonder no more! We answer your questions on our drive in to work as we brave the perils of LA traffic!
I love all things Star Wars, but Rogue One: A Star Wars Story really didn't sit right with me. KEN NAPZOK (Force Center Podcast) helps me figure out why this trip into a Galaxy far, far away leaves me shaking my head instead of joyously celebrating!
This week DANIELLE RADFORD sits down and tries her best to not be incredibly disappointed with me as we talk about 1999's Wild Wild West, a movie that I think is pretty damn fun.
It may be one of the most, if not THE most, controversial movies of all time. That's right, this week we're talking Zack Snyder's Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice! Is it really as good OR bad as people say? Victor Dandridge is back to help break it all down!
The Matrix has you...or at least it did before 2003's Matrix Reloaded and Revolutions hit theaters. JOE STARR sits down with me to talk about the highly criticized but incredibly thought provoking sequels to The Matrix and why they might not have hit as hard as they should have.
The X-Men saga comes to a close with Dark Phoenix, but is it REALLY as bad as people say it is? Josh Tapia aka JTE joins me this week to talk about the final entry in the X-Saga, for better or worse.
It's the 30th anniversary of Tim Burton's "Batman" and ED GREER joins me to celebrate the Caped Crusader! We talk about the impact this film had on not only the character, but all of comic book movies and pop culture!
Did Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull ruin your childhood? Josh Macuga stops by to talk to me about everyone's favorite adventurer in everyone's least favorite adventure...
Where does Avengers: Endgame slot into our MCU rankings?? Mrs. Business is back as we determine where the 22nd film (finale?) of the Marvel Cinematic Universe ranks!
This week Star Trek expert SCOTT MANTZ joins me as we talk about the (unfairly) maligned masterpiece that is Star Trek: Generations! Scott and I break down it's place in Trek history as we boldly go towards the final frontier!
This week we're not just talking one movie...not even a trilogy...but ALL TWENTY ONE MOVIES that make up the Marvel Cinematic Universe! I'm joined by the one person I dragged to the theater multiple times to see these movies, my wife, MRS. BUSINESS! We're in the Endgame now...