Chris Miller and Phil Lord – of The LEGO Movie and the Jump Street movies fame – have signed on to direct a Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie. They will direct from a screenplay written by Lawrence Kasdan and Jon Kasdan and promise ‘to take risks, to give the audience a fresh experience, and […]
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Sheldon’s 2014 Fifteen (Plus Five) Movies!
After careful consideration – and with some trepidation – I’ve finally put together my final list of my favorite movies from 2014. It was the first time in a long while that I saw more than 200 movies and a lot of them were incredibly good (a lot were incredibly bad, or boring, but I’ve […]
2015 BAFTAs: Boyhood Best Picture; Grand Hotel Budapest Most Awards!
Richard Linklater’s Boyhood took Best Film at the 2015 BAFTA Awards today. Linklater also won for Best Director and Patricia Arquette garnered the Best Supporting Actress Award. Eddie Redmayne got the Best Actor award for The Theory of Everything; Still Alice’s Julianne Moore was named Best Actress and Whiplash’s J.K. Simmons got Best supporting Actor. […]
2015 Critics’ Choice Awards – More Perceptive Than The Oscars®?
Some Oscar® wrongs were at least partially (and in two cases, totally) righted at the 2015 Critics’ Choice Awards. Selma, for example, at least got more nominations; The LEGO Movie won Best Animated Feature, and Birdman Or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance) won for Score (while being not being considered at all for that award […]
Boyhood Dominates New Film Critics Circle Awards!
Boyhood was the only triple winner at the 80th New York York Film Critics Circle Awards – snapping up the Best Picture, Best Director (Richard Linlater) and Best Supporting Actress (Patricia Arquette) awards. The Immigrant nabbed two awards – Best Foreign Language Film and Best Actress (Marion Cotillard). The Lego Movie was chosen for Best Animated Film and citizenfour […]
Boxtrolls and Dragons Lead The 42nd Annual Annie Awards Nominations!
The Boxtrolls and How To Train Your Dragon 2 led the nominees for the 42nd Annual Annie Awards – with The Boxtrolls nabbing 13 noms and Dragon securing 10. Both are included in the Best Animated Feature Category where they are joined by Big Hero 6, Cheatin’, Song of the Sea, The Book of Life, The LEGO Movie and […]
Avengers Adds The Vision, ExpendaBelles Director and Plot, The Lego Movie Reviewed
On this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News, the hosts engage in some round table discussions, starting with the news that Paul Bettany, who has been serving as the voice of JARVIS in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, will receive incarnation in The Avengers: Age of Ultron where he will play The Vision. Learn about the other headlines we […]
The LEGO Movie Falls to Pieces! Michelle’s Review
The LEGO Movie is a prime example of why movie theater owners are right to complain about trailers. I felt like I saw the movie and was ready to love it before I even walked in the door. Imagine my disappointment when it ended up being different than the advertising campaign.
The Best Films of 2013, February 2013 Rotten Tomatoes and Box Office Predictions, Batman/Superman Casting
Lots of great material to cover on this week’s episode of GeekScholars Movie News including our winners of the Best Films of 2013, February 2013 predictions, casting news for the Man of Steel sequel, and much, much more. Hit the jump for details or click play above!
Ladies & Gentlemen, Would You Believe… The LEGO Movie Trailer?
And now for something completely different – the greatest movie ever assembled! Seriously. Follow the jump to see the first trailer for The LEGO Movie.