Ok, this is pretty cool. In celebration of the upcoming release of OBLIVION on Blu-ray and DVD on 8/6/13, here is a new image of a post-apocalyptic 2017 San Diego Convention Center in ruins, created by Andree Wallin, the concept illustrator for OBLIVION. Specially commissioned for this year’s convention, the image will be available as limited edition tote bags and handed out daily at the Geek magazine booth (#4014) with a special code word available via Geek magazine’s Twitter account. More information can be found at Geek Exchange. Full press release after break.
On this week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast, the hosts debut a brand new segment called ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’, where they debate the pro and cons of some of the past week’s biggest headlines including:
- The news that six new Star Wars movies are coming—one a year starting in 2015
- Robert Downey, Jr. may retire from Iron Man soon
- The Walking Dead’s Michael Rooker joins Guardians of the Galaxy
- Jamie Foxx’s Electro will be the neon blue Ultimate version in The Amazing Spider-Man 2
- Stanley Tucci has joined Transformers 4
- Pitch Perfect 2 is coming in 2015
- Fast and Furious 7 is coming in 2014
- Weird Science will get an R-rated remake in 2015
Hit the jump to learn more about what’s on this week’s show! Continue reading Six New Star Wars Movies, Downey Jr. to Retire Iron Man, Blue Electro, Preview Reviews for Catching Fire and R.I.P.D, Oblivion Reviewed
Joseph Kosinski’s Oblivion is a big movie that takes some familiar ideas and combines and reshapes them in interesting ways. It is a film with breathtaking visuals, epic themes and intimate moments in combination with some unique action sequences. It is also a film that requires its audience to pay attention – at, more so than most end of the world movies.
Take a look at how they did that for Universal’s Oblivion.
Oblivion is in theaters on April 19th.
Welcome to April! On this episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast, as they always do, the hosts run down all of the biggest movies coming out this month, including their personal hype scores, and their predictions for how well each movie will fare on Rotten Tomatoes. Looking back at their March 2013 predictions, the GeekScholars were back in form, with their guesses being, on average, only off by +/- 6 points on Rotten Tomatoes!
So, how will April stack up? Find out by listening in to their thoughts on: Evil Dead, Trance, Oblivion, 42, Scary Movie V, Pain & Gain, The Big Wedding, and Mud! Continue reading Rotten Tomatoes Predictions and Hype Scores for April 2013 Releases! Plus Tomb Raider and Ninja Turtles News!
Jump into the holiday spirit as the GeekScholars discuss which are the best Christmas movie classics! Plus, updates on Clerks 3, Justice League, The Muppets sequel, and more! Hit play above or the jump to read more about this week’s show. Continue reading Eclipse Magazine presents the GeekScholars Movie News Podcast #068
The folks at Radical Publishing have, once again, sold the film rights to one of their properties – in this case, though, it’s not a graphic novel. Oblivion is an illustrated novel written by Arvid Nelson and created by the director of TRON: Legacy, Joseph Kosinski. It’s a post-apocalyptic sci-fi novel that will be released in the summer of 2011.
Details from the press release follow the jump.