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Godzilla Director to Helm Star Wars Film, Preview Reviews, X-Men: Days of Future Past Review and Spoiler Session

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It is not every week that GeekScholars Movie News gets to both discuss big blockbuster franchises like Star Wars and X-Men, as well as cover smaller independent films on the horizon, which makes this week’s episode rather special. To start, the hosts have a conversation about the news that Gareth Edwards, the director of Godzilla, is set to direct a Star Wars spin-off film. The crew discuss what Edwards will bring to the project, as well possible story lines the film might focus on. Hit the jump for more! Continue reading Godzilla Director to Helm Star Wars Film, Preview Reviews, X-Men: Days of Future Past Review and Spoiler Session

X-Men: Days of Future Past – Mindbending Adventure With Soul!

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Take the rosters of the first X-Men trilogy and X-Men: First Class and stick them in a movie and, you’d think, the result would be an overstuffed mess. You’d be wrong. Simon Kinberg’s script for X-Men: Days of Future Past takes the storyline from the fan favorite comics, rejigs them a tad and creates a far sleeker story than you would expect for a 131-minute movie. Then Bryan Singer takes that script and translates it into a movie where you actually care about the characters – plus fights and explosions and stuff!

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Review: X-Men Days of Future Past is Disappointing

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This is one of those times when I really hate being a film critic. While watching X-Men: Days of Future Past, I thought to myself “This is an ugly looking film, but I’m enjoying the heck out of it.” Now that I really have to think about it, its flaws are too big to simply ignore.

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New X-Men Clips Highlight Professor X and Mystique!

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Two new clips from X-Men: Days of Future Past have been released showcasing Peter Dinklage’s Dr. Bolivar Trask, Jennifer Lawrence’s Mystique, James McAvoy’s Charles Xavier and Michael Fassbinder’s Erik Lensherr. They combine action and some serious emotional beats. Check them out following the jump.

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May 2014 Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions (Part 2), Live-Action Jungle Book Cast, Barbie Movie

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This week on GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts continue their May 2014 Preview by releasing their Rotten Tomatoes and Opening Box Office Predictions for the second half of the month. Hit the jump to learn which movies receive coverage as well as more information on the topic discussed on the show! Of course, you can always just hit play above and jump right in.  Continue reading May 2014 Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions (Part 2), Live-Action Jungle Book Cast, Barbie Movie

Mutant Trailer: Movies, X-Men: Days of Future Past!

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X-Men: Days of Future Past is one of the most beloved sequences in X-Men comics history and a potentially brilliant premise for an X-Men movie. Between the cast, director and teasers for the film, it seems like it could be the best of the X-Men movies.

The final trailer for the Bryan Singer movie has just been released and it does look good – starting with Logan/Wolverine trying to persuade the young Charles Xavier that he’s been sent from the future to prevent a Sentinel-based apocalypse. Among other delights, we get our first really good look at the X-Men version of Quicksilver and the touching (in a completely different sense of the word) Xavier/Eric Lensherr reunion. Check it out after the jump.

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Savage Trailer: X-Men: Days of Future Past!

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Can the X-Men avert the war between humans and mutants? Can Bryan Singer pull off this movie epic that features the X-Men of the present and future? Are the Sentinels the coolest foes a Marvel team has ever faced?

We’ve got lots more questions, but will have to wait until May 23rd for the answers. In the meantime, check out the new trailer for X-Men: Days of Future Past after the jump. 

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112 Emile Hirsch as John Belushi, James Brown Bio Pic, The Addams Family Animated Reboot, X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer, Ender’s Game Reviewed

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Bunches of biographies to discuss on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News!

To begin, the crew discusses the news that Emile Hirsch (Speed Racer, Into the Wild) will play legendary comedic actor, John Belushi (Animal House, The Blues Brothers). Plus, updates on the biopic of musician James Brown called Get On Up, and an interesting project starring Justin Timberlake (Friends With Benefits), about the founder of an influential record company in a movie called Spinning Gold.

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X:Men: Days of Future Past–Meet The Sentinels!

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In X-Men: Days if Future Past, Wolverine is sent back from the future to change a history where things have gone horribly wrong for mutantkind as a result of The Sentinels – giant robots invented by Bolivar Trask to counter their abilities and remove ‘the mutant threat.’

The debit of Trask Industries official web site gives us our first look at The Sentinels in a propaganda video extolling the company’s efforts to make the world a safer place (for humans). The changed timeline has some notable differences – like President Ronald Reagan being sworn in as a towering Sentinel looks on (above). Check out the Trask Industries: Your Future video, after the jump.

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