Lots of sequel and prequel news on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News, as the hosts discuss the first footage released for Logan, and Guardians of the Galaxy, Vol. 2, along with Charlie and the Chocolate Factory prequel news, Mary Poppins Returns casting, who the villain of the next Spider-Man film should be, and even a quick review of the new Doctor Strange theme.
Welcome to February 2016! This upcoming month features a whole slate of interesting releases, and as such GeekScholars Movie News is ready to reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions for:
Pride and Prejudice and Zombies
Plus, this week’s episode marks the inclusion of a brand new segment: ‘Script Doctor’. Let us know what you think!
As we move into the New Year, GeekScholars Movie News reveals their Most Anticipated Films of 2016! Find what the hosts are looking forward to most as they each reveal their Top 5. As a bonus, Jill plays Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down when she gets to hear the cast and pitches for some of the more unusual releases of the year.
The Christmas Day Deadpool trailer is everything a Deadpool trailer should be: sweet-natured, compassionate and… scratch that! It’s rude, crude, destructive, profane, and filled with sweet, sweet Christmas mayhem!
There’s a greenband ‘nice’ trailer (hilarious and nasty) and a redband ‘naughty’ trailer (hilarious, nastier and definitely NSF anyone with more delicate sensibilities). Both follow the jump (here’s trusting that you will choose the appropriate one for whatever environment you might be in at present.
OK, it’s not really a trailer for the trailer; more of a trailer for the sneak peek, but the trailer for the Deadpool sneak peek that will air during tomorrow’s annual NBA triple-header on ABC is dead clever (you see what I did there?) – as is the accompanying TV spot.
Check them out after the break. Deadpool warms up our winter beginning on February 12th.
This week on GeekScholars Movie News, Fox sits down with Ryan Tudhope, the co-founder of Atomic Fiction, the Academic Award nominated visual effects team responsible for dazzling audiences with Game of Thrones, Star Trek Into Darkness, and San Andreas among many other films.Fox and Ryan talked about Atomic Fiction’s recent work on The Walk, as well as their efforts on the upcoming Deadpool film and Star Trek Beyond.
From there, the GeekScholars review Con Man, a new series from Alan Tudyk about an actor from a former hit science fiction show, and his misadventures navigating fan conventions.
To round things out, the hosts review The Martian, complete with a spoiler session after the credits.