All posts by GeekScholars

What to Watch This Weekend: Underworld Blood Wars

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Underworld: Blood Warsthe latest in the action-horror series that continues the adventures of Selene (Kate Beckinsale), a vampire-born huntress who finds herself in the crossroads of a never-ending war between her kind and werewolves.

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: Paterson

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Paterson, a drama/light comedy about a bus driver named Paterson, who leads a happy normal life and occasionally writes poetry inspired by his life, his love, and his small town which also happens to be named Paterson.

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.

 

Miss Sloane Weaves a Thrilling Web Across the Messy Political Landscape of Lobbying

Jessica Chastain sternly faces a Congressional inquiry in MISS SLOANE

Miss Sloane is the story of a political lobbyist whose unconventional and morally ambiguous methods make her polarizing and magnetic simultaneously. When Sloane (Jessica Chastain) is seduced by a case that would pit her against the gun lobby, a notoriously equally ruthless organization, her desire to always win no matter the cost is put to the test as she blurs lines and hurdles over them if and when necessary (as of course determined solely by her). The result of her actions here are uncertain—even with a stellar winning record to date, her aim of making it harder for individuals to procure firearms through background checks may jeopardize her career, her relationships, and possibly even the lives of others. Continue reading Miss Sloane Weaves a Thrilling Web Across the Messy Political Landscape of Lobbying

What to Watch This Weekend: Why Him?

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Why Him? a comedy about a family meeting their daughter’s eccentric boyfriend for the first time, and the inherent disapproval by way of the rather uptight father.

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.

SXSW 2017 – Part 1!

GeekScholars Fox and Jill have returned from their jaunt in Austin for the 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival, and are here to report on the first half of the amazing films they saw! SXSW always features some truly amazing hidden gems, and this year was no different, so listen in to hear their thoughts on:

  • Baby Drive
  • Small Town Crime
  • Easy Living
  • Lemon
  • Muppet Guys Talking
  • Paris Can Wait

What to Watch This Weekend: Fences

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Fences, an adaptions of the August Wilson play, which tells the story of a black family’s internal and external struggles in 1950’s Pittsburgh

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.

 

Final 89th Academy Awards Predictions, Suicide Squad 2, The Great Wall Reviewed

On this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts reveal their picks to win the biggest categories at the 89th Annual Academy Awards! Before that, however, the team plays a round of Never Tell Me the Odds with the rumors that Mel Gibson may direct Suicide Squad 2, Ridley Scott may direct The Batman, and if Arnold Schwarzenegger will pop up in the sequel The Predator.

After all of that, GeekScholars Fox and Chris review The Great Wall with surprising positivity!

 

What to Watch This Weekend: Hell or High Water

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Hell or High Water, a modern western about two brothers-turned-bank robbers trying to evade the law through the Midwest.

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.

John Wick: Chapter 2 Masters the Art of the Action Sequel

John Wick (Keanu Reeves) suits up for action in John Wick: Chapter 2

John Wick: Chapter 2 continues the adventures of the title character (Keanu Reeves), a master assassin who wants to leave his past behind and live a normal, quiet life (with his dog). When an old contact calls in a livelong favor, the rules of the guild stipulate that Wick go back into action for this final job. Wick reluctantly accepts after a bit of coercion, hopeful that closing this contract may allow him to find some peace. It does not. Continue reading John Wick: Chapter 2 Masters the Art of the Action Sequel

What to Watch This Weekend: Lion

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Lion, the true story of a man who is raised by Australian couple in Tasmania after accidentally getting separated from his family in India. Years later, the man attempts to retrace his journey and reconnect with his biological family.

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: Hacksaw Ridge

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Hacksaw Ridge, the true story a conscientious objector of World War II who served the armed forces in the Pacific theater as a medic, but never used or carried a weapon of any kind.

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.