Jurassic World is as solid a summer blockbuster as you could ask for – it’s smart (but not too smart), flashy (maybe a hair too flashy) and filled with great visual effects that never (quite) overwhelm its basically decent heart.
It has an old-fashioned hero, kids in peril, a heroine who goes from stick in the mud to tuchus-kicker, an amoral scientist, an incredibly mercenary would-be visionary and… DINOSAURS!
Welcome to June 2015, and a whole list of big blockbuster releases! GeekScholars Movie News is ready to release their Rotten Tomatoes, Opening Box Office Predictions, and overall excitement levels for:
In addition, the hosts discuss the recent winners at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival, and which ones audiences should seek out in the coming months.
You know those extended commercials that various industries, but especially oil and pharmaceutical companies, make to make them seem benign and desirable?
The producers of Jurassic World have made one for InGen, the company responsible for the technology that allows dinosaurs to become de-extincted (their phrase). It’s as benign and in control as anyone could possible ask for, but since we know what happens in the movie, it takes on a chilling aspect that is quite delicious.
Check it out after the jump. Jurassic World opens on June 12th.
There are a lot of great movies out there. But there are only a handful that have been able to capture the imagination of audiences for generation after generation.
Parents wait impatiently for the day when their kids are old enough to enjoy classics like Mary Poppins or The Sound of Music. And, in some households, introducing the young ones to the Star Wars trilogy is a rite of passage.
They’re here! GeekScholars Movie News has released their Most Anticipated Films of 2015! They range from big blockbusters to small independent films you may need to seek out, but listen in to discover which films made the list, and know which movies you won’t want to miss in 2015! Hit play above to hear what made the cut! Continue reading The Most Anticipated Films of 2015!→
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.