8 episodes

Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk everything movies and pop culture, from news, reviews, celebrity interviews and more! Both Paul and Chris have decades of film knowledge and experience, including film set visits, junket interviews, one-on-one interviews and major industry events like Comic Con, CinemaCon, Star Wars Celebration, Sundance, TIFF and many, many more! Coming from two different backgrounds and viewpoints, The Beard and The Bald are a Yin/Yang partnership of voices that bring clarity, perspective, insight and a whole lot of laughter to your movie news fix.

The Beard and The Bald Movie Podcast The Beard and The Bald

    • TV & Film
    • 4.8 • 30 Ratings

Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk everything movies and pop culture, from news, reviews, celebrity interviews and more! Both Paul and Chris have decades of film knowledge and experience, including film set visits, junket interviews, one-on-one interviews and major industry events like Comic Con, CinemaCon, Star Wars Celebration, Sundance, TIFF and many, many more! Coming from two different backgrounds and viewpoints, The Beard and The Bald are a Yin/Yang partnership of voices that bring clarity, perspective, insight and a whole lot of laughter to your movie news fix.

    Prey Review, Wes Studi Interview, Stallone Rocky Controversy, Comic-Con Reactions And More!

    Prey Review, Wes Studi Interview, Stallone Rocky Controversy, Comic-Con Reactions And More!

    In this episode:
    Chris talks about his first Comic-Con and a discussion about the big Marvel and DC news revealed including Black Adam, Avengers, and the Henry Cavill no-show What's going on with Ben Affleck going back-and-forth on Batman role A detailed review of the new Predator prequel, Prey, debuting on Hulu this week. An exclusive interview with actor Wes Studi for his new film A Love Story, as well as a revisit of his past work Sylvester Stallone's Rocky rights explained and what it all means Discussions on Jordan Peele's Nope, Jeff Bridges The Old Man, Neflix's The Most Hated Man On The Internet, and The Gray Man Listener Questions About The Beard & The Bald Movie Podcast: Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk all things movies, TV, pop culture and more, with new topics covered on a weekly basis. Both Paul and Chris are seasoned journalists in film reporting, working collectively for JoBlo.com and Screen Rant, having traveled the world covering junkets, set visits, events, and more within the Hollywood world.

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Talking Thor: Love & Thunder, The Terminal List Critical Backlash, The Gray Man Review, RIP James Caan And More

    Talking Thor: Love & Thunder, The Terminal List Critical Backlash, The Gray Man Review, RIP James Caan And More

    In This Episode...
    Thor: Love & Thunder discussion - Why it's so low rated for a MCU movieFormer Marvel VFX artist bashes Marvel - Is Marvel a VFX sweatshop?The Gray Man - What can audiences expect (and should they see it in a theater?)The Russo Bros say that it's elitist to treat the theatrical experience is a sacred space and argue for new ways to reach audiences - Are they right?Stallone's Samaritan heading to Amazon Prime - Is this a bad sign for the long-delayed film?The Terminal List an unhinged Right-Wing fantasy? We discussRIP James Caan - His best films to revisit (Misery, Thief, Godfather 2, Way of the Gun, Elf, Alien Nation)What we're watching: Paul - The Old Man, 1883Listener Questions  The Beard & The Bald Movie Podcast is back! Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk all things movies, TV, pop culture and more, with new topics covered on a weekly basis. Both Paul and Chris are seasoned journalists in film reporting, working collectively for JoBlo.com and Screen Rant, having traveled the world covering junkets, set visits, events, and more within the Hollywood world. 

    • 1 hr 34 min
    The Terminal List Exclusive Interviews with Jack Carr and Antoine Fuqua, Elvis Review, Herogasm, Furiosa and More

    The Terminal List Exclusive Interviews with Jack Carr and Antoine Fuqua, Elvis Review, Herogasm, Furiosa and More

    The Beard & The Bald Movie Podcast is back! Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk all things movies, TV, pop culture and more, with new topics covered on a weekly basis. Both Paul and Chris are seasoned journalists in film reporting, working collectively for JoBlo.com and Screen Rant, having traveled the world covering junkets, set visits, events, and more within the Hollywood world. 

    This episode features EXCLUSIVE INTERVIEWS with The Terminal List director/executive producer Antoine Fuqua and showerunner David DiGilio, as well as author Jack Carr! The duo also talk about Baz Luhrmann's Elvis, The Boys Herogasm episode, what Furiosa's synopsis has revealed about the film, Brad Pitt's next career evolution, plus What We're Watching and Listener Questions!

    • 1 hr 43 min
    Jurassic World Dominion discussion, Ezra Miller debacle, The Terminal List reaction, Tom Hanks Philadelphia controversy, Obi-Wan Kenobi disappointment

    Jurassic World Dominion discussion, Ezra Miller debacle, The Terminal List reaction, Tom Hanks Philadelphia controversy, Obi-Wan Kenobi disappointment

    Lots to unpack after a short break, including a discussion about Jurassic World Dominion (critics vs. audiences), Ezra Miller controversy (what will WB do with The Flash?), Thoughts on the Depp/Heard trial verdict, Tom Hanks says he couldn't play his role in Philadelphia today (is he right/wrong?), the disappointment of Obi-Wan Kenobi (and most Disney+ shows), Jon Snow's return, Top Gun: Maverick's success, early thoughts on The Terminal List and The Old Man, as well as a hot take on Morbius (it ain't that bad, y'all), plus listener questions!

    Full agenda below:
    Ezra Miller continues to spiral - What are WB's options for The Flash?Joker sequel to star Lady Gaga as Harley Quinn and be a musical? Heard/Depp trial - Final Thoughts - Will Depp make a comeback - is there any hope for Heard?Tom Hanks says he couldn't play his Philadelphia role again? Is he right?Obi-Wan Kenobi - How is this show so bad? Can it be redeemed in a season 2?Game of Thrones spinoff sequel focusing on Jon Snow in the works - Too soon or about time?Jurassic World Dominion discussionTop Gun Maverick becomes Tom Cruise's biggest movie ever - Will it cross $1 billion and what will it mean for his next few filmsWhat we're watching - Paul - The Old Man, The Terminal List, The Thing, The Boys, Morbius - Chris? Listener Questions

    • 1 hr 17 min
    Netflix Versus Woke, The Godfather Trilogy Revisited, Obi-Wan Kenobi Show, CW Cancellations and More

    Netflix Versus Woke, The Godfather Trilogy Revisited, Obi-Wan Kenobi Show, CW Cancellations and More

    The Beard & The Bald Movie Podcast is back! Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk all things movies, TV, pop culture and more, with new topics covered on a weekly basis. Both Paul and Chris are seasoned journalists in film reporting, working collectively for JoBlo.com and Screen Rant, having traveled the world covering junkets, set visits, events, and more within the Hollywood world. 

    This episode, B&B talk about the career of actor Fred Ward, Netflix pushing back against woke/censorship culture, CW cancellations and what happens next, Zack Snyder Oscar wins were rigged by bots, Ewan McGregor and Hayden Christensen on new appreciation for Prequels and What We're Watching: The Offer, Candy, The Godfather Trilogy + Listener questions Have any questions or comments? Make sure to leave 'em!

    • 1 hr 14 min
    The Beard and The Bald Movie Podcast - Will Smith Oscars Slap and Bruce Willis Retirement

    The Beard and The Bald Movie Podcast - Will Smith Oscars Slap and Bruce Willis Retirement

    The Beard & The Bald Movie Podcast is back! Join hosts Paul Shirey (The Beard) and Chris Bumbray (The Bald) as they talk all things movies, TV, pop culture and more, with new topics covered on a weekly basis. Both Paul and Chris are seasoned journalists in film reporting, working collectively for JoBlo.com and Screen Rant, having traveled the world covering junkets, set visits, events, and more within the Hollywood world. 

    This episode the boys talk about the slap heard 'round the world! Will Smith slapping Chris Rock at the Oscars was the talk of the town and the boys weigh in on their take over the debacle and what's next for Smith. Also on the discussion block is the retirement of Bruce Willis from acting after a diagnosis of Aphasia. Was he exploited over the past few years? Did he quit at the right time? Will his legacy be tarnished? 

    Also up for discussion is Chris Pine's comments on the Star Trek franchise, The Crow reboot, and thoughts on Moon Knight and Tokyo Vice, as well as an early Fantastic Beasts 3 review! Enjoy the show and make sure to like, subscribe and send us your feedback and comments! Make sure to Like and Subscribe. You know the drill. 

    • 1 hr 2 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
30 Ratings

30 Ratings

Matt Moviebuff Hicks ,

A must for movie fans!!!

This is my go to podcast!!…I love the chemistry between Chris and Paul!!!…I catch myself finding reasons to listen to it,walks, yard work and any other time I can throw my AirPods in!!… if you are into movies or TV shows it’s a must and they are very good in letting you be a Part of the show by reading questions every week you post on Twitter!!! And be prepared for your neighbors to think you are insane because you are laughing mowing your yard…the episode they talked about the great outdoors with the raccoons and they kept on singing the theme song had me laughing so hard!!!

Bo2mastsr 69 ,

Professional and Entertaining

This is the best movie podcast out right now. The Hosts have great chemistry and knowledge. It’s super entertaining and informative.

jse80 ,

The best movie podcast there is...

I absolutely love this podcast, Chris and Paul have a great dynamic and I’ve found myself aligning with Paul’s feelings on movies a lot of times.. which was something I’d rarely found before finding this podcast and since I have its become a weekly staple for me to put on while I’m driving, cooking or cleaning the house.. a MUST for movie fans and it’s something I look forward to every week!

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