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What to Watch This Weekend: Detroit

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Detroit, a recreation of the grisly events that occurred at the Algiers Hotel in 1967 at the height of the race riots in the city. 

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

 

What to Watch This Weekend: Logan Lucky

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Logan Lucky, a comedic heist movie about a group of people (Channing Tatum, Adam Driver, and Daniel Craig) who plan to rob a NASCAR race while it is happening. 

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

What to Watch This Weekend: Justice League

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Justice League, the superhero mash-up that brings together Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg to stop a global invasion.

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

Murder on the Orient Express is an Enjoyable Ride Lacking a Destination

Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh) takes a moment away from the scene of the crime to collect his thoughts in MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS

Murder on the Orient Express, a remade version of the 1974 Sidney Lumet film which is also an adaptation of Agatha Christie’s revered novel, is about a crime most foul. Aboard a lavish passenger train barreling through the snowy mountains in the 1930s several parties find themselves in close quarters. One patron is a man named Ratchett (Johnny Depp) whose slimy contemptuous demeanor oozes vile. Ratchett has identified a celebrity of sorts aboard—Hercule Poirot (Kenneth Branagh), a world-famous detective, and approaches the sleuth with a work proposal. Claiming to be a quasi-legal carpet salesman, Ratchett is convinced his life is in danger and seeks Poirot’s protection. Poirot’s honor makes refusal easy. The murder ensues. Continue reading Murder on the Orient Express is an Enjoyable Ride Lacking a Destination

What to Watch This Weekend: The Beguiled

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Beguiled, a suspenseful drama about a wounded Northern soldier who is taken in by a group of Southern women during the height of the Civil War, and the lengths he goes to in an attempt to secure his freedom.

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

November 2017 Preview; Spoiler-Free Review of Thor: Ragnarok

It’s November 2017 and a lot big budget movies are getting their release! As such, this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with the hosts revealing their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions for: Murder on the Orient Express, Justice League, and Coco.

After all of that, GeekScholars Fox and Jill share their spoiler-free review of Thor: Ragnarok!

Animated Ghostbusters, Fast and Furious Spinoff, Blade Runner 2049 Review

It’s a super fun show this week for GeekScholars Movie News where the hosts share their thoughts on an animated Ghostbusters movie, Jared Leto being cast as the late Hugh Hefner, and the Fast and Furious spin-off film that will focus on Jason Statham and Dwayne Johnson’s characters. After that GeekScholars Chris and Fox present their spoiler-free review of Blade Runner 2049!

What to Watch This Weekend: Baywatch

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Baywatch, a raunchy comedic adaptation of the popular television show about a bunch of lifeguards who solve mysteries and fight crime on their beach.

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

What to Watch This Weekend: The Big Sick

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Big Sick, the highly-acclaimed comedy/drama/romance about a young Muslim man who begins dating a white woman, an activity his family would forbid. When the young woman grows ill, he finds himself re-evaluating what is important in life.

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

 

What to Watch This Weekend: The Incredible Jessica James

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Incredible Jessica James, a comedy with a romantic slant about a young woman making her way in the world with style and confidence as she navigates jobs and relationships.

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

 

mother! the Metaphor

Jennifer Lawrence is in the middle of unexplained events and horrors in mother!

mother! is the story of nameless people and objects who serve as proxies for life and art. Jennifer Lawrence stars as a woman who spends her days building and styling a remote house that is in desperate need of repair and shine. In between chipping away at odd jobs around the derelict domicile, she often worries with lament about her husband, Javier Bardem, a struggling poet who is currently devoid of inspiration. Then the strangers appear. Continue reading mother! the Metaphor