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What to Watch This Weekend: Warcraft


On this episode, the GeekScholars host a spoiler-free discussion and review of Warcraft, an adaptation of the classic video game series that deals with the struggles between a race of orcs and humans when their two worlds collide and enemies must become allies to defeat a larger threat.

What to Watch This Weekend is a weekly podcast from GeekScholars Movie News. Each Friday, the GeekScholars present a spoiler-free review of a  film that has just become available in the past week to watch by renting, streaming, or purchasing.

Slow Burn Trailer: Warcraft!


Warcraft has fans either drooling with enthusiasm, or weeping at how it looks so wrong. As someone who has never played the game, I find my curiosity piqued.

Humans and orcs – hated enemies for centuries – having to join forces to face a bigger threat? Neither side willing to completely trust the other? C’mon, that’s practically Shakespearean! And its directed by Duncan Jones (Moon, Source Code)!

Check out the new TV spot after the jump. It looks pretty darned cool! Warcraft opens on June 10th.

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Battling TV Spot: Warcraft!


Following an impressive and intriguing first trailer, Warcraft now has its first TV spot and it’s also impressive.

Directed by Duncan Jones – who has made movies with low and medium budgets (Moon, Source Code) – Warcraft has the feel of being faithful to its source material with enemies joining forces against a mutual foe.

Warcraft will premiere on June 10th. Check out the new TV spot following the jump.

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Movie News: Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them, Preview Reviews for Warcraft and Alice Through the Looking Glass, Spectre Reviewed

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This week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News begins with a discussion of the next movie in the Harry Potter universe—the prequel (of sorts) called Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. The hosts reveal everything we know thus far about the impending film, including a breakdown of the plot summary.

From there, the GeekScholars take a first look at Warcraft, the popular video game adaptation, and Alice Through the Looking Glass, a sequel to the 2010 Disney film starring Johnny Depp.

To wrap things up, Fox and Chris debate the pros and cons of Spectre, James Bond’s latest spy adventure, with a Spoiler Session after the credits.

Two Worlds, One Home: Warcraft Poster Unleashed!


The official poster for Universal’s video game adaptation World of Warcraft has arrived. I’m not entirely sure what I think of it.

Check it out following the jump. Warcraft stars Travis Fimmel (Vikings) and Ben Foster (3:10 To Yuma, Lone Survivor) and is directed by Duncan Jones (Source Code, Moon). It opens on June 10, 2016.

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