It’s here! This week Karen Peterson (@karenmpeterson) & Derek Miranda (@DerekMiranda85) sit down to talk BARBIE and OPPENHEIMER, otherwise known as BARBENHEIMER.

As always, featured reviews are done in two parts, a NON-SPOILER review with letter grade and brief discussion, followed by a more in depth SPOILER review. Time stamps for both films are included below.



Barbie and Ken are having the time of their lives in the colorful and seemingly perfect world of Barbie Land. However, when they get a chance to go to the real world, they soon discover the joys and perils of living among humans.

Directed by: Greta Gerwig
Written by: Greta Gerwig and Noah Baumbach
Starring: Margot Robbie, Ryan Gosling, America Ferrera, Issa Rae, Simu Liu, Michael Cera, Kingsley Ben-Adir, Will Ferrell and more


During World War II, Lt. Gen. Leslie Groves Jr. appoints physicist J. Robert Oppenheimer to work on the top-secret Manhattan Project. Oppenheimer and a team of scientists spend years developing and designing the atomic bomb. Their work comes to fruition on July 16, 1945, as they witness the world’s first nuclear explosion, forever changing the course of history.

Directed/Written by: Christopher Nolan
Starring: Cillian Murphy, Matt Damon, Robert Downey Jr, Emily Blunt, Florence Pugh, Josh Hartnett, and more


0:00:00 – Intro/Catching Up/What We’ve Been Watching Lately
0:36:35 – BARBIE non-spoiler reviews
0:44:47 – OPPENHEIMER non-spoiler reviews
1:01:30 – OPPENHEIMER spoilers
1:33:46 – BARBIE spoilers

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