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Preview Reviews: 2015 Halloween Thriller Edition! Plus: The Rock in Shazam!

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As the Summer Blockbuster season concludes, film studios are gearing up for the Halloween Season. As such, GeekScholars Movie News presents Preview Reviews: 2015 Thriller Edition, where the hosts discuss and grades for various trailers debuting this Fall that fall into the thriller/horror genre. Hit the jump to see if your favorite upcoming thrillers are included! Continue reading

Star Wars: Episode VII Spoilers, Robin Williams and Lauren Bacall Tributes, Aquaman, The Inhumans

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Last week, the Internet saw a deluge of supposedly leaked information regarding Star Wars: Episode VII. While GeekScholars Movie News won’t share any of these potential spoilers, the hosts decide to open this week’s show by discussing how spoilers will affect the next Star Wars movie, and debate whether the information is real, fake, or perhaps even created and propagated by the studio itself to create confusion. Hit the jump to learn more Continue reading

All-Female Ghostbusters, Spider-Man Villain Films, A Wrinkle in Time, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Reviewed

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Lots of franchise news to discuss on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News. To kick things off, the hosts weigh the pros and cons that director Paul Feig (Bridesmaids, The Heat) has emerged as the front-runner to direct the next Ghostbusters film, which will purportedly focus on an all-female ensemble. Hit the jump for more franchise news!  Continue reading

August 2014 Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions, SDCC2014 News, Guardians of the Galaxy Reviewed

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As the end of the summer draws near, GeekScholars Movie News is ready to release their August 2014 Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions! Hit to jump to learn more about which movies are profiled in this week’s show, or hit play above!  Continue reading

Guardians of the Galaxy Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions, 150th Episode Q&A

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This week’s show marks the 150th episode of GeekScholars Movie News, and the crew have something very special in store for the occasion!

To kick things off, the hosts reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office predictions for Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, which receives a wide release on August 1st, 2014. Hit the jump to learn more about the special Q&A featured on the show Continue reading

Batman v Superman Characters, Enchanted 2, Preview Reviews for St. Vincent, Jimi, and Foxcatcher

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GeekScholars Movie News leads off this week with a discussion of four DC characters rumored to make an appearance in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice—Victor Zsasz, Morgan Edge, David Cain, and Amanda Waller. If those names are new to you, the GeekScholars will bring you up to speed on their backstories and potential plot arcs that could make it into the movie. Hit the jump for more regarding Enchanted, and some recently released trailers.  Continue reading

Rian Johnson Directing Star Wars: Episode VIII, Ant-Man, Hulk, and Justice League Rumors, Sonic the Hedgehog

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GeekScholars Movie News is absolutely filled with interesting discussion this week, as the hosts tackle topics in a variety of impending film projects. First, the crew weighs in on Rian Johnson (Looper) being tapped to direct Star Wars: Episode VIII, and overseeing writing on Star Wars: Episode IX.  Hit the jump to hear what exciting rumors are discussed in the show as well.  Continue reading

June 2014 Preview w/ Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions, Josh Brolin as Thanos, Maleficent Reviewed

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It’s an especially entertaining episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week as the hosts reveal their June 2014 Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions! Hit the jump to see which movies are discussed as well as what else is covered in the show! (or just hit play above)  Continue reading

Godzilla Director to Helm Star Wars Film, Preview Reviews, X-Men: Days of Future Past Review and Spoiler Session

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It is not every week that GeekScholars Movie News gets to both discuss big blockbuster franchises like Star Wars and X-Men, as well as cover smaller independent films on the horizon, which makes this week’s episode rather special. To start, the hosts have a conversation about the news that Gareth Edwards, the director of Godzilla, is set to direct a Star Wars spin-off film. The crew discuss what Edwards will bring to the project, as well possible story lines the film might focus on. Hit the jump for more! Continue reading