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The Omega Beam
23 minutes | 6 days ago
Orren Pick: Moon
Orren picks one for Golden: the 2009 indie sci-fi film Moon, the first film by Duncan Jones. Spoiler alert: it's an 11 year old film, so we discuss the entire movie. If you haven't seen it yet (and it's a masterpiece!) then please see it first, unless you truly don't care about spoilers!
21 minutes | 13 days ago
Golden Pick: Source Code
Golden picks one for Orren: the 2011 sci-fi thriller Source Code! It's a nine-year-old movie, so we're not as worried about spoilers, but in the end of the episode there are some serious spoilers; don't worry, we let you know in advance so you can avoid them if you want.
25 minutes | 20 days ago
Blade Runner 2049
After years of hesitating to see it because of how much I loved the original 1982 Blade Runner, Golden finally convinced me to watch the 2017 sequel, Blade Runner 2049. We share our thoughts with some, but minimal, spoilers.
73 minutes | a month ago
100th Episode Special - The Future of Genre Entertainment
The Omega Beam has reached a milestone: our 100th episode! To celebrate, we have a wide-ranging conversation with friend of the show, special guest David Raiklen, covering our thoughts on the future of genre (sci-fi, fantasy, superhero, etc) film and television production. Enjoy!
27 minutes | a month ago
Flash Gordon - 40th Anniversary 4K Collector's Edition
Do you love the 1980 sci-fi cult-classic Flash Gordon as much as we do? Or at least are you curious about it? A brand new 4K UHD Collector's Edition has been released, which we took as an opportunity to rewatch the movie and discuss both the film and the new edition!
12 minutes | a month ago
Doom Patrol - Season 2
Doom Patrol, one of the coolest and craziest of the shows based on a DC Comics property, moved to HBO Max for season two; we discuss the season in its entirety. No real spoilers, either.
12 minutes | 2 months ago
Star Trek: Lower Decks - Season 1
Star Trek: Lower Decks is the first animated series in the Star Trek universe in over 45 years, and season 1 is now streaming on CBS All-Access! We discuss it with a minimum of spoilers.
26 minutes | 2 months ago
Star Wars: The Clone Wars
Did you know there's a brand new, final season of Star Wars: The Clone Wars now streaming on Disney+? We rewatched all 6 previous seasons (5 aired on Cartoon Network from 2008-2013; a previous "final" season streamed on Netflix in 2014) so that we could come in to season 7 informed, and podcast on the show as a whole. We don't spoil the recent final season, but there are one or two spoilers for earlier seasons.
22 minutes | 2 months ago
The Dragon Prince
Let's talk about the Netflix original animated series The Dragon Prince. Super light spoilers—nothing you wouldn't get from reading the synopsis or watching the trailer.
19 minutes | 3 months ago
Superman: Man of Tomorrow
Warner Brothers has released the next DC animated movie—Superman: Man of Tomorrow, and we're here to give you our thoughts!
17 minutes | 3 months ago
Bill and Ted Face the Music
It's been almost 30 years since the first two Bill and Ted movies, but Bill and Ted Face the Music is out now, and we dive into it, spoiler free! Excellent!
19 minutes | 3 months ago
Lucifer - Season 5 pt 1
Netflix just dropped season 5, part one of Lucifer, and we have a devil of a good time discussing it! Warning--if you haven't been paying attention to Lucifer social media, and you haven't seen at least two of the eight episodes, there is one spoiler.
48 minutes | 3 months ago
Special Edition: DC FanDome online event
DC held a free, online-only event at their "DC Fan Dome" and we invited friend of the show David Raiklen back to discuss it with us! Please note, this was a Zoom call, with all the ensuing lack of studio-ready audio you get from non-ideal connectivity and talking into computer mics, etc. I could clean up the audio only so much. Hopefully you'll find the discussion as engaging as we did!
19 minutes | 3 months ago
Stargirl - Season 1
A brand new DC Comics superhero show debuted this summer: Stargirl! We watched season 1 and discuss it with a minimum of spoilers.
24 minutes | 4 months ago
The Umbrella Academy - Season 2
Netflix recently dropped The Umbrella Academy season 2, so discuss it! Light spoilers.
10 minutes | 4 months ago
The Twilight Zone (2019) Season 2
Let's talk about season two of Jordan Peele's 2019 revival of The Twilight Zone, streaming in the USA on CBS All-Access. We talk about each of the ten episodes, but remain spoiler free for those who haven't given it a watch yet.
49 minutes | 4 months ago
Series Rewatch - Harry Potter Films
For this new series rewatch, we enter the wizarding world! Joined by friend of the show David Raiklen, we dive deep into the Harry Potter film series.
13 minutes | 4 months ago
The Old Guard
Let's talk about The Old Guard, a new action-fantasy Netflix original movie written by Greg Rucka and based on his own comic. This episode is pretty spoiler-free, so whether you've seen it or not, you're good to go!
28 minutes | 5 months ago
Series Rewatch - The Dark Knight Trilogy
Spending more time at home this summer means more time to rewatch classics from the past! Starting off our series of series rewatches, we are joined by friend of the show David Raiklen to discuss Christopher Nolan's Dark Knight Trilogy: Batman Begins, The Dark Knight, and The Dark Knight Rises. There are some spoilers, so be warned!
13 minutes | 5 months ago
Harley Quinn - Season 2
Hot on the heels of its first season, the adult animated series Harley Quinn recently concluded its second season and can be streamed in its entirety on DC Universe. Time to discuss it! Don't worry, we keep our spoilers to a minimum.
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