Lots of fun news to cover on this week’s edition of GeekScholars Movie News. The show starts with a round of Script Doctor where the hosts comment on a Harry Potter and the Cursed Child film, Jackie Chan receiving an Oscar, Ghostbusters Extended Edition, Deathstroke appearing in Justice League, and some musings on Warcraft 2. After all of that, Chris and Fox go head-to-head for […]
Movie Review: Paul Feig Calls Upon Nostalgia in Ghostbusters Remake
The 2016 iteration of Ghostbusters serves as a remake of its 1984 predecessor (note: most decidedly not a reboot or sequel in any sense). Those who recall the now iconic and beloved previous films will find the premise here familiar—three scientists (Kristen Wiig, Melissa McCarthy, and Kate McKinnon) whose interests focus on the occult band […]
Ghostbusters Is Smart, Funny and Melodramatic Summer Fun! Sorry If It Ruins Your Childhood!
After a couple of decent trailers that actually withheld most of the film’s funniest moments, Ghostbusters arrives with wit, charm, lovable goofiness, some serious melodrama and comes thisclose to being as good as the original. The all-female Ghostbusters (and their dumber than a sack of flying mallets male receptionist) are worthy successors to Ivan Reitman’s […]
Lyft Lets You Ride the Ecto-1
There’s something strange…coming to DC this Friday and Saturday. If you want to ride the new Ecto-1, Who Ya Gonna Call…. LYFT! Today, the famous ghost-busting ride of the upcoming summer movie made a stop in the DC Area to give fans of the franchise a preview of their upcoming promotion.
Movie News: July 2016 Preview, Darth Vader’s Return, and Ready Player One
It’s the middle of the summer, which means lots of big budget blockbusters are about to hit screens! As such, GeekScholars Movie News is ready to reveal their Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions for July 2016 including: The BFG The Secret Life of Pets Ghostbusters Star Trek: Beyond Jason Bourne Bad Moms Plus, the hosts […]
Ghostbusters I & II Get 4K Ultra HD Release In June!
Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II are getting the 4K Ultra HD treatment from Sony Pictures Home Entertainment complete with Dolby Atmos soundtracks. Ghostbusters and Ghostbusters II 4K Ultra HD will be released on June 7th as part of the celebration for the release of the new Ghostbuster film that opens on June 15. Sony is also […]
Ghostbusters International Trailer: Now With More Kevin!
The UK trailer for Ghostbusters features a bit more Chris Hemsworth (with his natural Aussie accent), so that’s a bonus – especially since it lets Hemsworth show off his comic timing. Plus, there’s new footage of the Ghostbusters team that suggests this reboot will be great fun. Check it out after the break. Ghostbusters opens […]
She’s Been Slimed Trailer: Ghostbusters!
Slimer’s back! The first trailer for Ghostbusters is live and it looks eerily good. Check it out after the break. Ghostbusters opens July 15th.
Ghostbusters Website Relaunches!
The Ghostbusters website has relaunched. Follow the jump for the link. Ghostbusters premieres on July 15th.
The Most Anticipated Films of 2016
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 […]
Ghostbusters: Character Posters & Team Shot Released!
Character posters and an appropriately shaded team shot have been released for Sony’s Ghostbusters reboot. So, who you gonna call? Starring Melissa McCarthy (above), Kristen Wiig, Kate McKinnon and Leslie Jones, Ghostbusters is a Paul Feig film and will be in theaters on July 15, 2016. Follow the jump for more.