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2016 San Diego Comic-Con International Recap, Star Trek Beyond Reviewed

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We have an exceptional episode of GeekScholars Movie News this week, as the hosts provide a recap of one the geekiest events of the year–the 2016 San Diego Comic-Con International! Learn all of the exciting developments announced (or confirmed) by Marvel, and what the GeekScholars thought of all the new trailers including footage for: Justice League, Wonder Woman, Kong: Skull Island, and Arthur: Legend of the Sword, among others!

The GeekScholars wrap things up with a review of the fantastic new Star Trek Beyond. Enjoy!

Star Trek Beyond is the New Crew’s Best Work!

Left to right: Simon Pegg plays Scotty, Sofia Boutella plays Jaylah and Chris Pine plays Kirk in Star Trek Beyond from Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot, Sneaky Shark and Perfect Storm Entertainment
Left to right: Simon Pegg plays Scotty, Sofia Boutella plays Jaylah and Chris Pine plays Kirk in Star Trek Beyond from Paramount Pictures, Skydance, Bad Robot, Sneaky Shark and Perfect Storm Entertainment

Star Trek Beyond beats the curse of the odd numbered Trek films with a stick.

With plenty of the kind of pace you expect from director Justin Lin, the film wins praise for the way he integrates the character moments into the action.

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Canadian Fans Get Star Trek Marathon Event As Part of Star Trek Beyond Premiere!

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Canadian fans in six cities will be able to see the new Star Trek film, Star Trek Beyond, early as part of a Star Trek Marathon Fan Event on Wednesday, July 20th.

All three Trek films with the current cast will screen in IMAX – and attendees will receive  an exclusive Star Trek full-size collector’s poster designed by a Gallery 1988 artist and a Star Fleet T-shirt iron on patch while supplies last.

Tickets are on sale now. Follow the jump for details.

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Movie News: July 2016 Preview, Darth Vader’s Return, and Ready Player One

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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 discuss whether or not Darth Vader returning in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story is a good thing, and if Steven Spielberg should reference his own movies in Ready Player One.

Star Trek: Beyond Trailer Featuring Rhianna is Kinda Alright!

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I don’t know what the haters are whining about, so far everything I’ve seen from Star Trek: Beyond looks pretty darn awesome. Looking forward to this one. Check out this new trailer. On the one hand the Rhianna song, doesn’t quite fit, but the overall trailer is pretty haunting and well done.

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Contextual Trailer: Star Trek Beyond!

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Remember the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond? The one that was a whirlwind of action with only pauses for a couple pithy remarks?  Remember how a lot of Trekkers complained that it looked like Beyond was going to be Fast and Furious in space?

The new trailer puts all that action into context – with Captain James T. Kirk facing a bit of an existential crisis, and a brief flurry of Spock/Bones debate. It’s as if Paramount Pictures was aware of how fans would react to the first trailer thus setting up this more typically Trek trailer.

This is a superb second trailer. Check it out after the break. Star Trek Beyond opens on July 22nd.

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Star Trek Fans Challenged To Go Beyond!

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Star Trek fans around the world have been challenged to ‘go beyond’ for the opportunity to attend a one-of-a-kind fan event in honor of the franchise’s 50th Anniversary.

Beginning today through Friday, May 6th, fans can submit a 50-second video sharing how Star Trek inspired them to ‘go beyond.’ Each day the best 50 entries will be selected to receive a ticket to the Star Trek Fan Event on May 20 at 7:00 p.m. at the historic Paramount Pictures Studios in Hollywood. The highest judged video of each day will be awarded the grand prize, a fully paid trip to the event.

The one-time-only event will include the premiere of the newest Star Trek Beyond trailer, an exclusive first-look of never-before-seen footage from the upcoming film, a Q&A with director Justin Lin and the cast and crew, special guest appearances, and other surprises. For details, follow the jump.

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The Most Anticipated Films of 2016

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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 of the year.

Wreaking Havoc Trailer: Star Trek Beyond!

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Here it is: the first trailer for Star Trek Beyond! (And the preliminary poster – as seen at MIPCOM.)

With Justin Lin at the helm the franchise had definitely moved into an even more action-orientated stance but the character s still feel right and there are some great moments – Dr. McCoy’s ‘That’s just typical!’ among them.

Other than a look at a new alien species, most of the trailer is action beats and one-liners. It looks like fun, but in the newly established J.J.Abrams tradition, there’s not much in the way of plot spoilers.

So far, though, it looks like it could be great fun (fingers crossed!). Check it out after the break. Star Trek Beyond opens on July 22, 2016.

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