'Guardians of the Galaxy' broke box office records… but what did Glenn think of the superhero flick?

After a rather slow start to the summer movie season, Guardians of the Galaxy had a huge weekend at the box office. According to the Hollywood Reporter, the superhero film grossed a record-breaking $94 million in North America – the largest August debut in history. Glenn saw the film over the weekend and he shared his thoughts on radio this morning.

“We went to see Guardians of the Galaxy. Hysterical,” Glenn said. “I haven't heard an audience laugh that hard in a long time. There was a few times where the swearing and everything is just a little over the top… [but] it's really good. Funniest movie I have seen in a long time.”

While Glenn admitted the prospect of a talking raccoon – voiced by Bradley Cooper – and tree – played by Vin Diesel – didn’t scream 'success,' the film is well done and worth seeing.

“It's almost a parody. Better than Galaxy Quest – and I love Galaxy Quest. But it’s not the same kind of story at all. These guys are supposedly real superheroes and the story line is really good… It's an impossible fete that they did. I mean, like, you are going to love the raccoon.”

Glenn and Tania also went to see the new James Brown biopic Get On Up, starring Chadwick Boseman as the singing legend.

“I don't know much about James Brown. I know his music and how it ended, but didn't know his early childhood. That guy was a tortured soul. Really impressive what he did… He grew up in the middle of the woods, and his mother and father were beyond recognition as a mom and dad. Just horrifying… And you leave that movie, I think, really affected by it. Almost like the Johnny Cash movie [Walk the Line], except it didn't have the redemptive power.”

For anyone considering making it a double feature – as Glenn did this weekend – he had a piece of advice: Make sure you see Get On Up before Guardians of the Galaxy.

“I’m glad I didn't see them in reverse,” Glenn concluded, “because the Get On Up is a movie that really affects you.”

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Glenn Beck has been warning since last summer that you would not recognize your country in a year. Well, it's not even summer yet, and he says he already doesn't recognize the country.

Do you recognize an America in which people are making more money off government unemployment benefits than they can make by working, inflation is ramping up, housing, supply and labor shortages are widespread, and the current administration gives cybercriminals from Russia a free pass after the biggest cyberattack on our nation's infrastructure to date?

On the radio program this week, Glenn pointed out that while businesses all over the nation are downsizing, one brand store is actually booming — and it says a lot about the state of the economy and what it means for our country's future.

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The largest American gas pipeline shut down on Friday due to what experts told the media was the "most dramatic cyberattack on U.S. soil to date." Investigators are looking at a group believed to be based in Russia known as "DarkSide."

It's time our leaders in the White House take national security seriously because this isn't the first time enemies of the U.S. — namely Russia and China — have used the cyber world to attack our nation and weaken our infrastructure, Glenn Beck argued on the radio program. Between Russia, China, and Iran — which President Joe Biden is now trying to make another nuclear deal with — it looks like the "Axis powers" of a "digital World War III" are lining up

"The journalists seem to care about the price of gasoline for the first time. Is it because they actually care? Or is it because they're trying not to focus on the fact that this was an attack most likely from Russia? And it isn't the first cyberattack from Russia of the year ... maybe we should be paying attention, to Vladimir Putin," Glenn began.

"And by the way, the pipeline going down, that's not the only [cyberattack] happening now," he added later. "Thirty thousand U.S. victims, small businesses and local governments, were hacked by cyber espionage units backed by the Chinese government in January of this year."

"There is an 'Axis power.' It is Russia and China. And, by the way, who is also aligned with Russia and China? Iran. Wow, this is weird," Glenn surmised. "But don't worry about that. Just leave your dog tags on another table. Let's not talk about China. Let's not talk about who actually crashed the jugular of our oil pipelines. I don't want war. But I got news for you ... this Biden administration is doing the job for our enemies."

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Canadian clinical psychologist, author, and cultural firebrand Jordan Peterson is no stranger to cancel culture. Ever since he was thrust into the culture war, he has faced one controversy after another, stirred up by the woke elites who hate him with a passion. But although they have tried to make him pay for speaking out so fearlessly against their message, he refuses to back down and he believes you should, too. He joined "The Glenn Beck Podcast" this week to explain why.

"There is a growth of the reluctant hero in all stories ... so many people think that they don't have what it takes, that they're not the hero," Glenn said to Peterson. "How do you get people to recognize and then have the courage to stand? You've taken a beating ... why is it worth it and how do you get there?"

"I think it's worth it because I believe the alternative is worse ... to stay silent when you have something to say," Peterson replied. "You don't know what it is within you that requires your voice, right, because you feel like 'I have something to say.' Where does that come from exactly, that feeling that you have something to say?

"Maybe you're disgruntled at work and you're choking on your own bile because the situation is not just in your estimation," he continued. "You're dying to say something, but you won't. Well, you'll die if you don't say it. Maybe it's a death by a thousand cuts. I don't like deferred punishment. I'd rather take it now and keep the future clean, which is why I encourage people to have the fights now, not to hide things in the fog for later. They grow and metastasize. It's better to confront what you need to confront when it's small and you have some possibility of victory."

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Top officials at the Federal Reserve are doing what they can to sugar coat what's ahead for our economy, telling Americans we may hit a "transitory" period of inflation that will settle by 2022. But Bank of America is saying something different. The bank's latest earnings call commentary warned "at the very least" transitory hyperinflation is ahead.

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