But of course this week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast begins with more Star Wars: Episode VII news, since it appears that Harrison Ford is the first almost-nearly-probably confirmed actor to appear in the sequel, as Han Solo. The hosts also discuss the news that Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage has joined X-Men: Days of Future Past as the primary antagonist, and a sequel to Oliver Twist appears to the be in the works. Hit the jump for more info on the show!
Also, since we’re coming up fast on the 85th Annual Academy Awards, the crew plays ‘Either/Or’ with some of the best and worst moments and snubs from Oscar history, which naturally causes some fun, passionate disagreements among the hosts. Because, really, how can you choose between Cuba Gooding, Jr. and Robert Benigni? Or Jack Palance versus Sally Field?
From there, the GeekScholars engage in a little reviewing, with Preview Reviews for The Numbers Station and The Internship, followed up with some thoughts on the critic-battered A Good Day to Die Hard.