The hosts have a special episode of GeekScholars Movie News to share with you this week, dedicated to Marvel’s latest entry into their cinematic universe–Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2! To start, the hosts present a spoiler-free review of the film, giving the uninitiated just enough information to bring them up to speed about to expect from this film going in. After that, the GeekScholars host a Spoiler Session where they discuss the major plot points, twists, and what fans should expect from future Marvel films. Enjoy!
Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is not as fresh and unexpected as Vol. 1 – how could it be?
Instead, Vol. 2 follows the Star Wars plan of taking the characters who came together in Vol. 1 and separating them into unexpected combinations to dig into who they are – while engaging in explosive hijinx and, yes, saving the galaxy (and probably the universe), again.
Chris Pratt received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday – accompanied by his on and off screen families.
While this is not the kind of news Eclipse usually covers, this is a slightly unusual case – it’s not been that long since Pratt was the pudgy fifth/sixth lead on NBC’s Parks and Recreation. Plus, Pratt’s new blockbuster, Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is a mere two weeks away.
Now he’s a superstar of the big screen and, as Bashful Benjamin J. Grimm would put it, ‘The idol o’ millions.’ Also, Prat went old school for the event in a three-piece suit that practically screamed Old Hollywood.
This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News is one of our most popular every year as the hosts each reveal their most anticipated films of 2017! While most of the releases are big, listen in to learn which smaller films made the cut as well as Fox’s bonus round where he asks Jill and Chris to comment on some of the more intriguing movie currently on the calendar!
The new teaser for Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 is killer! Baby Groot, frustrated Rocket and embarrassed Star-Lord are indications that GotG2 will be as odd and happy-making as the first one. Plus, Sweet’s Fox on the Run. (Gotta love that!)
Don’t believe me? Check out it out after the break. GotG2 opens on May 5, 2017.
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.
Marvel Studios has begun principal photography at Pinewood Studios in Atlanta, Georgia, on Marvel’s “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” which is slated to hit U.S. theaters on May 5, 2017. The production will shoot at Atlanta’s Pinewood Studios.