This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with a pair of television show adaptations, namely Mighty Morphin Power Rangers, and The Flintstones. The crew discusses analytically in what elements of each franchise would best serve a feature film, and how the upcoming movies can appeal to modern day audiences. Hit play above to listen now, or the jump to learn about the other fun topics in the episode!
On this episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the crew reports on a ton of news regarding many projects, generating some really fascination discussions including the future of Pixar, minorities in film, and altering canon. Hit the jump for more, or play above to listen now.
Lots covered in this week’s episode of the GeekScholars Movie News podcast, starting with some literary adaptations! The hosts discuss the news that Michael Fassbender and Natalie Portman are gearing up for a new adaptation of Macbeth, and Kenneth Branagh will direct a live adaptation of Cinderella with Cate Blanchett as the evil stepmother, and Downton Abbey’s Lily James in the title role.
After that, the crew votes Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down on a variety of film news updates from the past week! To see what topics we included, hit the jump Continue reading Fassbender and Portman in Macbeth, Branagh’s Cinderella, ‘Thumbs Up/Thumbs Down’, Preview Review of White House Down, Iron Man 3 Review
February 2013 Preview! Abrams! Armstrong! Listen above or hit the jump for more details! Continue reading GeekScholars Movie News Podcast – February 2013 Preview, Abrams Directing Star Wars Episode 7, Armstrong Biopic, Terminator 5, Preview Reviews for Olympus Has Fallen and Inside Llewyn Davis
As has been trumpeted over the last few days, Disney has confirmed J.J. Abrams as the director of the next episode in the Star Wars saga. The official press release arrived this morning. Let’s hope he can for Star Wars what he did for Star Trek…
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