Category Archives: GeekScholars

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

SXSW 2017 – Part 2!

Fox and Jill are back from Austin and as such, this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News concludes their 2017 South by Southwest Film Festival coverage with another round of mini (spoiler-free) reviews of some of the best movies they saw, include the grand prize winner in the narrative feature competition, Most Beautiful Island. Reviews include:

  • Colossal
  • Free Fire
  • A Critically Endangered Species
  • Spettacolo
  • The Most Hated Woman in America
  • Most Beautiful Island

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: 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.

What to Watch This Weekend: Arrival

On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Arrivalcontinuing their 2017 series of Academy Awards nominees. Arrival is an original science fiction suspense film that details how humanity reacts and responds when alien life comes to the planet for the first time.

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: Moonlight

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Moonlight, continuing their 2017 series of films likely to garner several Academy Awards nominations. Moonlight is a story told in three acts about a gay black boy becoming man and his struggle to find and embrace his own identity.

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: Hidden Figures

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Hidden Figures, a serious awards contender this season that tells the true story of three amazing women who worked at NASA during the height of space race in the 1960s.

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: La La Land

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On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of La La Land (a presumptive Academy Award nominee for best picture) an original movie musical that tells the story of a jazz musician and aspiring actress who strike up a romance in Los Angeles.

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.