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What to Watch This Weekend: Kong: Skull Island

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Kong: Skull Island, an action-adventure set near the end of the Vietnam War where a bunch of scientists and military personnel travel to a remote uncharted land and discover a world of monsters and beasts.

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.

Dunkirk: Gorgeously Exhausting

British officers size up the dreadful situation of their stranded army in DUNKIRK.

Dunkirk is the true story of how in the middle of World War II British forces found themselves stranded and pinned on the beaches of France. 400,000 men trembled as German forces picked them off the sand from the air, as officers scrambled to load as many soldiers onto naval destroyers with minimal success. When word of the plight reached English soil, many took up the call for assistance in variety of ways. Continue reading Dunkirk: Gorgeously Exhausting

What to Watch This Weekend: Power Rangers

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of The Lego Batmana spin-off film from the highly acclaimed Power Rangers, an adaptation of the popular television show about a group of teenager who suddenly find themselves with superhuman powers and must come together as a team to defeat a global threat.

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.

Spider-Man: Homecoming Spoiler-Free Review! Trailers for Jumanji, The Greatest Showman, Pitch Perfect 3

The big story this week is Fox’s super early spoiler-free review of Spider-Man: Homecoming! Listen in to hear what he thought and how it stacks up to previous films featuring Marvel’s famous web-crawler!

But before that, the GeekScholars weigh in with their thoughts on the first looks at Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle, The Greatest Showman, and Pitch Perfect 3. They also speculate on the six 20th Century Fox Marvel movies slated for 2019 and 2020.

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.