Practical Pokémon – Pokémon Sword & Shield / Practical Magic

Pokémon is the world’s most profitable entertainment franchise, with more than two decades of trading cards, manga, TV shows and movies stoking the flames of fandom. At its core is a series of games so iconic that when its latest installment, Pokémon Sword and Shield, broke slightly from the mold, it generated fire and furyContinue reading “Practical Pokémon – Pokémon Sword & Shield / Practical Magic”

To Bong Joon-ho, Thanks for Everything! The Queeks – Rainbow Road to the Oscars / To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar

Follow us down the Rainbow Road to the Oscars as we watch three early contenders for the gold: Jojo Rabbit, The Lighthouse, and Parasite. Then turn your attention to ’90s cult classic To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar, an American comedy/drama about three drag queens on a road trip through the US…sound familiar?Continue reading “To Bong Joon-ho, Thanks for Everything! The Queeks – Rainbow Road to the Oscars / To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything! Julie Newmar”

Night Queen – Night Man / The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert

The Marvel Cinematic Universe nearly dominates the superhero movie/TV landscape today, but in 1997 things were a bit…more terrible. This week, we dive deep into the Marvel vault, and watch the ’90s superhero series Night Man, featuring such guest stars as Little Richard, Jerry Springer, and future President of the United States Donald J. Trump.Continue reading “Night Queen – Night Man / The Adventures of Priscilla, Queen of the Desert”

Halloween Queektacular – A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 / Thir13en Ghosts & The Thing

A Nightmare on Elm Street 2: Freddy’s Revenge is considered by some to be the gayest horror movie ever made, and some are pretty spot on. The movie treats us to a menagerie of homoerotic imagery, and delves into psychological horror when it comes to tormenting its star. Then we shift gears and watch eachContinue reading “Halloween Queektacular – A Nightmare on Elm Street 2 / Thir13en Ghosts & The Thing”

The Joker and The Judy – Joker / Judy

Controversial. Ultra-violent. At risk of inciting incels. We’re talking of course about Judy, the Judy Garland biopic. Kidding, it’s Joker! We give our thoughts on the DC villain’s first solo film and Joaquin Phoenix’s stellar performance. Then we actually talk about Judy, starring a career-best Renée Zellweger as the troubled star.   Be sure toContinue reading “The Joker and The Judy – Joker / Judy”

Aquaqueek – Aquaman / Wig

We swore we’d get around to watching Aquaman eventually, and now we’re making good on that. Then, continuing in this fishy theme, we close out the episode by discussing the new documentary Wig, covering the history of New York’s influential Wigstock festival.   If you like what you’re hearing, be sure to leave us aContinue reading “Aquaqueek – Aquaman / Wig”

The Queek Crystal – Dark Crystal/Rent

In a time when everything is being rebooted, it’s easy to feel cynical about a Netflix series based on a cult classic puppet masterpiece like The Dark Crystal. But damn if they didn’t totally nail it! We give our thoughts on The Dark Crystal: Age of Resistance, gape at the technological advancements since the original,Continue reading “The Queek Crystal – Dark Crystal/Rent”

Agents of Q.U.E.E.K. – Agents of SHIELD / Love, Simon

After 6 seasons, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. somehow continues to raise the stakes, and the Queeks are HERE for it. Cody and Ben discuss the latest season of the MCU’s longest running show, before switching gears and discussing the gay teen rom-com Love, Simon. Show Notes Chapters [00:00] Intro to Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. [04:18] Meet theContinue reading “Agents of Q.U.E.E.K. – Agents of SHIELD / Love, Simon”

Rocketqueek – E3 / Rocketman

This week, the Queeks (Cody & Ben) look back at the biggest announcements coming out of the E3 gaming expo earlier this summer. Then they switch gears and discuss Rocketman, the Elton John biopic. Show Notes Chapters [00:00] Intro to the E3 [03:53] Where’s Sony? [07:03] “Notoriously Awkward and Horrifying Press Conferences” [10:47] Cloud Gaming [16:41]Continue reading “Rocketqueek – E3 / Rocketman”

Dragzilla: Queen of the Monsters – Godzilla (2019) / Drag Race Season 1 II

Two queer geeks (Cody & Ben) talk about the latest Hollywood-made Godzilla movie, Godzilla: King of the Monsters. Then they finally get around to finishing Season 1 of RuPaul’s Drag Race. Show Notes Chapters [00:00] Intro/Happy (Late) Pride [01:54] King of the MonsterVerse [09:31] A History of Godzilla [17:13] Godzilla: King of the Monsters Review [25:47]Continue reading “Dragzilla: Queen of the Monsters – Godzilla (2019) / Drag Race Season 1 II”