Archive
We spend the hour on listener mail.
We review the super intense new Netflix original war film 'Beasts of No Nation' starring Idris Elba
We review the highly-acclaimed new thriller 'The Gift' starring Joel Edgerton, Jason Bateman, and Rebecca Hall.
This week we review the Patrick Brice horror film "Creep" just in time for Halloween!
Bond Week - There are many ways to bond with those around you. Perhaps you share a love of TV or a love of coffee (or maybe a love of both). Here are the many ways in which BTR staffers bond with their friends and family.
Michelle Chen joins us to discuss how childcare and early childhood education workers are undervalued and underpaid. Also, Netflix workers get selective parental leave, and listener mail.
Buzz Week - Movie studios and television networks are looking to the past for inspiration, reviving or adapting old properties. But what of the current shows that viewers don't want to see cancelled? Can buzz from a series' fans help save them?
Netflix has made a few changes to its site, but how will they affect users? BTR examines the company's plans and evaluates how this entertainment service's model relates to that of competitors.
FOMO Week - For many of us, entertainment has become a major part of our lives, especially with the rise of online-streaming sites like Netflix and Hulu. Here's how we deal with the fear of missing out at it relates to entertainment and avoiding spoilers.
New Economy Week - Subscription services offered by Spotify, Apple, and HBO are changing the way consumers pay for media.
Outlier Week - Netflix is no longer the only service providing online-only original content.