Laika, the company that produced the brilliant Coraline and fine ParaNorman, releases The Boxtrolls today. Sadly, while outdoing the first two in terms of technical wizardry, The Boxtrolls assembles a host of familiar elements with only one lead character and two minor ones really ever coming to life.
CBS’s Golden Boy and NBC’s Do No Harm TV Reviews – Just Seen It
Golden Boy, follows the successful, meteoric rise of a cop from his days as an officer to detective to the youngest police commissioner ever. In Do No Harm, after five years of peace, a brilliant surgeon must deal with his troublesome […]
Eclipse Magazine presents GeekScholars Movie News Podcast – Episode 10. Recasting Jaws; April 2012 Preview; Mirror, Mirror Review and more!
This week on GeekScholars Movie News, presented by Eclipse Magazine, the crew debuts a new segment called the Casting Competition Challenge where the GeekScholars must attempt to recast classic films in the modern era. On this episode, listen to our picks for who we think should play Brody, Hooper, and Quint if a remake of […]
Friends with Kids – Just Seen It Movie Review
Julie’s biological clock is ticking, so she convinces her best friend, Jason to father a child with her. Unlike their married friends, they have an easier time as parents without the complication of being in a relationship. But as they start to date other people, they find their special arrangement unraveling. Starring Jennifer Westfeldt, Adam […]
John Carter – Just Seen It Movie Review
John Carter is a civil war veteran who awakes to find himself on another planet. But he soon finds out the inhabitants are bracing for war. After saving her life, her falls in love with a princess while trying to stop a deadly conflict. Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Lynn Collins and Willem Dafoe. Directed by: Andrew […]
A Thousand Words – Just Seen It Review
Jack is a fast talking agent with a beautiful family and great career. But when a tree in his yard loses a leaf for every word he speaks, he is convinced that when the tree is bare, he will die. Jack tries to navigate his world without speaking while trying to save his own life. […]
Eclipse Magazine presents GeekScholars Movie News Podcast – Episode 7! The Bechdel Test, Action No. 1, Venom and a review of John Carter!
It’s our 30th anniversary here at GeekScholars Movie News! Well, not 30 years, but 30 awesome episodes, and we have a fantastic show for you to celebrate. Really, it’s awesome. We kick things off with a discussion of the The Bechdel Test– What is it, how is it relevant, and why is it important. In […]
21 Jump Street – Just Seen It Review
Schmidt and Jenko are friends and rookie cops who mess up their first arrest. So they are transferred to a special division that sends them back to high school to bust a drug ring. But trying to fit in as students while tracking down the drug source proves more difficult than they imagined. Starring Jonah […]
Project X – Just Seen It Movie Review
Three underachieving high school seniors decide to throw a party to make a name for themselves. But as word of the event spreads, its starts to get out of control. The three try to salvage their lives while creating a legend. Starring Thomas Mann, Oliver Cooper and Jonathan Daniel Brown. Directed by Nima Nourizadeh. Written […]
Industry Interview with Glenn T. Morgan – Supervising Sound Designer for Silent House
Sarah and her father clean up their summer cottage after it is vandalized by squatters. But during their first night there, they hear noises from upstairs. When her father disappears, Sarah must fight for both their lives against an unimaginable terror. Starring Elizabeth Olsen, Adam Trese and Eric Sheffer Stevens Directed By Chris Kentis and […]
Ghost Rider – Just Seen It Movie Review
CHECK OUT OUR REVIEW Stuntman Johnny Blaze has given up his soul to become a fire-breathing vigilante. But Johnny is called out of hiding when he is recruited to save a boy from Satan. Seeking to end his curse, Johnny does battle with the devil’s minions. Starring Nicolas Cage, Ciarán Hinds and Idris Elba. Directed […]