EnQueek! – Encore / Our First Musicals

Theater kids eventually have to grow up, but Encore! has given them a chance to relive their glory days. We watched the new Disney+ series that follows former casts of high school musicals as they remount their original productions. They have five days to rehearse before curtain, all while also navigating old flings, new hipContinue reading “EnQueek! – Encore / Our First Musicals”

Star Wars Episode X: Jellicle Queeks – The Rise of Skywalker / Cats

Two epic films released on Friday, December 20th: Star Wars and Cats. This week we take on the herculean task of discussing both movies, and there is a LOT to say about both. Whether you loved it or hated it, odds are you have an opinion on Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker. Or, ifContinue reading “Star Wars Episode X: Jellicle Queeks – The Rise of Skywalker / Cats”

All I Want for Christmas is Queeks – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service / Our Favorite Christmas Movies

On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is often considered one of the best James Bond movies of the 24 that have been released. In honor of its 50th anniversary and in anticipation of a new Bond movie next year, we watched the classic spy film and discuss why it, and Bond, are so special. Then weContinue reading “All I Want for Christmas is Queeks – On Her Majesty’s Secret Service / Our Favorite Christmas Movies”

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”

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”

The Spider-Man Spectacular – Song of Spider-Man / Turn Off the Dark

Spideyfreude (noun): enjoyment obtained from the troubles of the Broadway musical Spider-Man: Turn Off The Dark.    According to the musical’s co-writer, Glen Berger, this is what drove audiences to see his show. It’s also what drove us to read his book Song of Spider-Man, and then watch a bootleg recording of the musical. JoinContinue reading “The Spider-Man Spectacular – Song of Spider-Man / Turn Off the Dark”

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”