All posts by GeekScholars

What to Watch This Weekend: The Book of Life

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On this episode, the GeekScholars discuss The Book of Lifea stunning animated feature from producer Guillermo Del Toro, about a young man who must embrace his Latin culture, and face his fears, in order to be with the woman he loves and honor his family. Continue reading What to Watch This Weekend: The Book of Life

X-Men Casting, World War Z Sequel, Nicholas Cage Bin Laden Comedy

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It’s an especially fun episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week as the hosts start off the show with a segment of ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’. During this session, the crew debate if several newly announced projects, or rumored casting decisions, are good ideas or bad ideas. Topics include the recent casting of Cyclops, Jean Grey, and Storm in X-Men: Apocalypse, a remake of The Blob, a comedy about Nicholas Cage hunting Osama Bin Laden, and more. Hit play above to listen!

2015 Oscar Nominations, Top Grossing Films of 2015, Rumors and Odds

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News covers a LOT of ground in a short amount of time. During the show, the hosts being by weighing in on the recently announced nominees for the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Learn their thoughts on the field overall, as well which nods they were especially  pleased and surprised by. Hit the jump to learn more about what the show covers looking forward to 2015…or just hit play above! Continue reading 2015 Oscar Nominations, Top Grossing Films of 2015, Rumors and Odds

The Most Anticipated Films of 2015!

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They’re here! GeekScholars Movie News has released their Most Anticipated Films of 2015! They range from big blockbusters to small independent films you may need to seek out, but listen in to discover which films made the list, and know which movies you won’t want to miss in 2015! Hit play above to hear what made the cut! Continue reading The Most Anticipated Films of 2015!

2014 Movie News Year in Review

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On this special episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts sit down to discuss their favorite news stories of the year. Everything from the casting of Star Wars: The Force Awakens to the Sony hack, the GeekScholars reminisce on what headlines had the most impact on them.

Also included in this week’s show is a retrospective look back at the films the hosts named as their Most Anticipated Films of 2014—which films lived up their hype, and which ones fell short of expectations?

James Bond #24: Spectre, DC’s Suicide Squad Casting, Preview Review for Terminator: Genisys

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News is especially fun as the hosts begin with a huge discussion of the upcoming 24th James Bond which will be titled, Spectre. This title is clear throwback to some old traditions and villains within the Bond franchise, so the GeekScholars muse about elements and characters might appear in the film, given the casting. Hit play above to listen, or the jump to learn more about this week’s episode. Continue reading James Bond #24: Spectre, DC’s Suicide Squad Casting, Preview Review for Terminator: Genisys

What to Watch This Weekend: The Hundred-Foot Journey

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On this episode, the GeekScholars discuss The Hundred-Foot Journey, the story of a young Indian chef who tries to find a new life when his family moves to southern France, right across from a prestigious culinary establishment, sparking competition, comedy, and romance.

What to Watch This Weekend is a brand new weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars review a highly-acclaimed film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

December 2014 Preview; Preview Reviews for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World

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The last month of the year is upon us, and as such GeekScholars Movie News is ready to reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office predictions for December 2014. Hit the jump to find out which movies we cover! Continue reading December 2014 Preview; Preview Reviews for Star Wars: The Force Awakens, Jurassic World

What to Watch This Weekend: The Wind Rises

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On this episode, the GeekScholars discuss The Wind Risesthe animated film from renowned filmmaker and artist, Hayao Miyazaki. The GeekScholars call The Wind Rises a “a romantic journey through aeronautical engineering,” as the film explores the fictionalized life of a Japanese airplane builder during World War II.

What to Watch This Weekend is a brand new weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars review a highly-acclaimed film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

DC’s Suicide Squad Casting, Doctor Doom Origin Changes, and an Aunt May Spin-Off Film for Spider-Man?

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with the ambitious casting Warner Brothers is trying to achieve with Suicide Squad, a Batman spin-off film focused on selected members of the rogue’s gallery. Specifically, the GeekScholars talk about the high-profiled stars the studio wants to play The Joker, Harley Quinn, Deadshot, Captain Boomerang, and Rick Flag. Hit play above to listen, or more to find what other fun topics we covered on the show. Continue reading DC’s Suicide Squad Casting, Doctor Doom Origin Changes, and an Aunt May Spin-Off Film for Spider-Man?