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What to Watch This Weekend: The Lego Batman Movie

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Lego Batmana spin-off film from the highly acclaimed Lego Movie, focused on the overly-brooding Dark Knight and his struggle to accept that sometimes even Batman needs help from the people who care about him.

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.

 

The Mummy Moves Mildly Towards a Movie Universe

Nick Morton (Tom Cruise, right), attempts to save mysterious archaeologist Jenny Halsey (Annabelle Wallis) during a plane crash in THE MUMMY.

The Mummy is the story of Ahmanet (Sofia Boutella), an Egyptian princess once primed to ascend to the throne, who is wronged and denied her seat of power. Vengeful, Ahmanet signs a pact of blood with the god of death Set to reclaim what she believes is her rightful position. While powerful yet accursed, the princess is thwarted and buried with the warning of her evil to any who might one day uncover her tomb. Continue reading The Mummy Moves Mildly Towards a Movie Universe

What to Watch This Weekend: Logan

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of LoganHugh Jackman’s last outing as rapidly-healing mutant with claws who finds himself on the run with an aging Professor X (Patrick Stewart) to protect a young mysterious girl that may have ties to Logan’s past.

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.

Wonder Woman: Wondrously Worth the Wait

Diana Prince (Gal Gadot) faces off against foreign enemies upon a World War I battlefield in WONDER WOMAN

Wonder Woman is the story of Diana Prince (Gal Gadot). On a hidden island of Amazonian warrior goddesses, Diana has trained since a child to be the strongest and fiercest. Should Ares, the vengeful god of war ever reemerge, Diane will be poised to challenge his spite and wrath. Until then, Diana’s people are hidden on Themiscyra in the hopes that they may lead a peaceful existence. Continue reading Wonder Woman: Wondrously Worth the Wait

Hardy as Venom, Battle of the Sexes, The Emoji Movie, Alien: Covenant

On this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts reassemble to discuss the news that Tom Hardy will star in Venom, the quasi-Spider-Man spin-off, they muse about who will eventually direct The Flash (if it ever gets made), and evaluate the trailers for Battle of the Sexes, and The Emoji Movie.

After that, Fox gives his spoiler-free of Alien: Covenant!

Dead Men Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Caribboring

Captain Jack Sparrow (Johnny Depp) finds himself yet again on the run in PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN: DEAD MEN TELL NO TALES

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales opens with a flashback picking up from the ending of At World’s End. Will Turner (Orlando Bloom) has become the captain of The Flying Dutchman, with its accursed souls bound to the immortal vessel. Henry Turner, Will’s progeny, having found his way aboard, promises his father that he will find a way to reverse the anathema. Continue reading Dead Men Tell No Tales: Pirates of the Caribboring

What to Watch This Weekend: Get Out

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Get Out, one of 2017’s most-buzzed about horror films (and rightfully so, it’s fantastic) about a young black man who goes to meet his white girlfriend’s family and the unusual encounters and events that occur.

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.

Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 and the Future of the MCU

The hosts have a special episode of GeekScholars Movie News to share with you this week, dedicated to Marvel’s latest entry into their cinematic universe–Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! To start, the hosts present a spoiler-free review of the film, giving the uninitiated just enough information to bring them up to speed about to expect from this film going in. After that, the GeekScholars host a Spoiler Session where they discuss the major plot points, twists, and what fans should expect from future Marvel films. Enjoy!

What to Watch This Weekend: xXx – The Return of Xander Cage

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of xXx: The Return of Xander Cage which sees Vin Diesel reprise his role as an extreme sports star turned roguish secret agent who must stop a terrorist organization from using a device that precisely drops satellites on people from space (no, really, that’s the plot).

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: 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.