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Fifty Shades & Fantastic Four Own The Razzies!

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Fantastic Four and Fifty Shades pulled off something we haven’t seen in a while – a tie for worst film of the year at the 36th Annual Razzie Awards. (Full disclosure, I am hold a Razzies voting membership – and voted for FF).

Between the two films, they took home (or perhaps tried to avoid) seven awards including Worst Film. Fifty Shades fetched Worst Screen Combo, Worst Actor (Jamie Dornan) and Worst Actress (Dakota Johnson) and Worst Screenplay; Fantastic Four added Worst Director (Josh Trank) and Worst Remake, Rip-Off.

On the plus side, Sylvester Stallone received the Razzie Redeemer Award for moving from all-time Razzie champ to serious conster at the Oscars® this year. For a complete list of Razzie Award winners, follow the jump.

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Ghostbusters Reboot Cast, February 2015 Preview, Fantastic Four Preview Review

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It’s a great show for franchises this week on GeekScholars Movie News. To kick things off, the hosts debate the merits of the newly announced cast for the Ghostbusters reboot, and offer some suggestions on how to continue the spirit of the series (pun intended) for a new audience.

From there, the GeekScholars reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and opening box office predictions for the big blockbusters of February 2015. Hit play above or the jump for more information on this week’s show! Continue reading Ghostbusters Reboot Cast, February 2015 Preview, Fantastic Four Preview Review

Super Bowl Movie Spots: From 50 Shades to Tomorrowland!

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Call it a hunch, but I suspect that as many people watch the Super Bowl for the ads and movie trailers as watch for the actual football game.

As usual, studios spent a few bucks on placing their latest TV spots during (or directly before) the Big Game. Just in case you missed one or two, a collection of Super Bowl movie spots – from Fifty Shades of Gray to Tomorrowland – follows the jump. Enjoy.

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Romantic Trailer: Fifty Shades of Grey!

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A new TV spot for Universal’s Fifty Shades of Grey debuted during the Golden Globes last night. It’s a considerably more romantic pitch than might have been expected.

Check it out after the jump. Fifty Shades of Grey opens on Valentine’s Day.

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Ant-Man, Jurassic World, and Fifty Shades of Grey Casting News, Preview Review for The Grand Budapest Hotel, Trivia

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This week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast is ripe with casting rumors!

It sounds like Marvel is down to either Paul Rudd or Joseph Gordon-Levitt to play Ant-Man, Jurassic World begins negotiating with some potential leads, and Charlie Hunnam (Pacific Rim) is suddenly out of the Fifty Shades of Grey adaptation, leaving many to wonder who will now fill the lead so close to a production start date.

Hit the jump for more, including how you can play movie trivia with the hosts on the podcast for prizes!  Continue reading Ant-Man, Jurassic World, and Fifty Shades of Grey Casting News, Preview Review for The Grand Budapest Hotel, Trivia