All posts by GeekScholars

87th Annual Academy Awards Recap, New Aliens Film, Deadpool Casting, Settlers of Catan Movie

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The 2014 film awards season concluded recently with the 87th Annual Academy Awards. Birdman, The Grand Budapest Hotel, and Whiplash all walked away big during the 3+ hour long event. To begin this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts review the winners, losers, surprises, snubs, and memorable moments from the Oscars, and its host, Neil Patrick Harris. Continue reading 87th Annual Academy Awards Recap, New Aliens Film, Deadpool Casting, Settlers of Catan Movie

Spider-Man Joins Marvel, Wolverine/Professor X Team-up Film, Kingsman: The Secret Service Reviewed

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Lots of exciting comic-book film happenings dominate this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News. The hosts begin by discussing the recent announcement that Spider-Man will be joining Marvel’s Cinematic Universe, starting with an appearance in Captain America: Civil War, and then later he’ll star in his own solo film. Find out who the GeekScholars would like to cast in the role, and what Spider-Man story lines they expect to see on the big screen. Continue reading Spider-Man Joins Marvel, Wolverine/Professor X Team-up Film, Kingsman: The Secret Service Reviewed

Preview Reviews: Minions, Furious 7, Ted 2, Poltergeist, Superbowl Spots

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The culmination of the NFL season brought forth a bunch of new marketing for a whole host of big blockbuster films debuting in 2015. On this episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts review, discuss, and debate the merits of several trailers. Hit the jump to find out which films are included on this episode. Continue reading Preview Reviews: Minions, Furious 7, Ted 2, Poltergeist, Superbowl Spots

What to Watch This Weekend: Dear White People

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On this episode, the GeekScholars discuss Dear White Peoplea raw, honest look into race relations, expectations, and experiences within higher education, respite with a dash of comedy.

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.

Ghostbusters Reboot Cast, February 2015 Preview, Fantastic Four Preview Review

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It’s a great show for franchises this week on GeekScholars Movie News. To kick things off, the hosts debate the merits of the newly announced cast for the Ghostbusters reboot, and offer some suggestions on how to continue the spirit of the series (pun intended) for a new audience.

From there, the GeekScholars reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and opening box office predictions for the big blockbusters of February 2015. Hit play above or the jump for more information on this week’s show! Continue reading Ghostbusters Reboot Cast, February 2015 Preview, Fantastic Four Preview Review

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?