All posts by GeekScholars

Preview Reviews for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, Pixels, Man Up, and More

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie Newsthe hosts review several new recently released trailers for films across a variety of genres. Hit the jump for me. Continue reading Preview Reviews for Mission: Impossible Rogue Nation, Pixels, Man Up, and More

Ghostbusters Cinematic Universe, Star Wars: Rogue One, Live-Action Dumbo

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It’s a trio of truly interesting topics on GeekScholars Movie News this week.To start things off, the hosts discuss all of the new happenings with Ghostbusters, particularly the recent announcement that a second movie in the rebooted universe may be underway, starring Channing Tatum and Chris Pratt. Hit the jump to hear what we cover regarding Star Wars and Dumbo. Continue reading Ghostbusters Cinematic Universe, Star Wars: Rogue One, Live-Action Dumbo

Spider-Man Director, Beauty and the Beast Casting, Toy Story 4, Independence Day 2 Casting

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News has a lot of interesting headlines to discuss. To begin the show, the hosts play a round of ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’ where they weigh in on a variety of recent topics, including:

  • The newly announced director of Spider-Man
  • Casting for the live-action Beauty and the Beast adaptation
  • Toy Story 4 plot and genre details
  • Independence Day 2 casting
  • New writer for Barbie adaptation
  • Potential changes to the Academy Award Best Picture category

Hit the jump for more! Continue reading Spider-Man Director, Beauty and the Beast Casting, Toy Story 4, Independence Day 2 Casting

What to Watch This Weekend: The Hunger Games – Mockingjay Part 1

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1the third film in the action-packed series adapted from the popular young adult novel franchise. In this entry, Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) comes to terms with her new role as the symbolic leader of the impending revolution against the dictatorial Capitol.

March 2015 Preview with Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions

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March has arrived, and thus GeekScholars Movie News is ready to reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions for the month. After a very strong showing for February, this week the hosts given their scores for:

  • Chappie
  • Unfinished Business
  • Cinderella
  • Insurgent
  • Get Hard
  • Home

The GeekScholars close things out with some updates on the Ghostbusters, Indiana Jones, and Blade Runner franchises.

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