Tom Recommends: Predator

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According to Hollywood folklore, the movie Predator started off as something of a joke. The concept was that since Rocky Balboa had managed to win the Cold War, there wasn’t anyone left on Earth for him to fight in the ring, so it might be time to bring in someone from beyond the stars to spar with the Italian Stallion.

And you thought Pauly’s robot in Rocky IV was ridiculous.

Thank God they made a better movie out of the idea instead.

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What Movies Could Sneak Into 2015’s Top Ten Grossing Films? (or “How Bad is Ryan’s B.O.?”)

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In a January article by Gabbing Geek’s own Ryan Garcia, he predicted the 2015 Top Ten Grossing films (domestic).  Rule of thumb says that to crack the top ten,  a film will need to surpass $200M+. Some of Ryan’s picks were right.  Some were wrong.    Where will we wind up and what could spoil Ryan’s top ten list?

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Actors Re-Imagine Famous Movie Roles

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That’s how we remember Auh-nuld.  See how he and other actors look when they recreate some of their most famous roles today!

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Podcast Reaction: No Terminator?!? WTF?!? Edition

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On this weeks podcast the Geeks unveiled a List Of Truth™ about time travel movies.  Ranking “some of the better” time travel movies.  Who defined what were “some of the better”?  I’ll agree that most of the list contains good to great movies (I would not include Men In Black III in those categories, and I haven’t seen Looper, I know, I know…), but it seems to contain some glaring omissions to me.  Find them after the cut.

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Terminator Might Be Back After All

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“I’ll potentially return depending on macroeconomic conditions and currency valuations.”

Reports of the Terminator’s demise may be premature.  Genisys’ performance in the US has certainly been on the weak side but movies are show business and the numbers aren’t as bad as we once thought.  Find out why after the break!

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Can a Minion Lead?

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Ooh, Banana!  The Minions debuted this week and had the audacious task to dethrone the powerhouse combo of Jurassic World and Inside Out!  Who won the week?
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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Can Ted 2 Overtake Jurassic and Pixar?

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A couple of new entries over the US Independence Day weekend.  Can the newest installments of the Magic Mike or Terminator franchises dethrone the box office juggernauts that are Jurassic World and Inside Out?  Who won the week?
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Going Through The DCAU Part Five

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Continuing Tom and Jimmy’s rewatch of the DCAU.

This week, we’re covering “Heart of Ice,” “The Cat and the Claw Parts 1 and 2,” and “See No Evil.”

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ICYMI-Bold Predictions: The Top Ten Grossing Films Of 2015 And The Nine That Won’t Make The Cut

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Disney is going to make so much money in 2015 they’re recreating the Duck Tales title sequence in their offices.

 

2015 is not going to break records at the box office.  2015 is going to utterly demolish box office records on the heels of two mega-performers and a market that is ready to have some fun in the movie theater again.  Especially after this downer of an Oscar season.  But what ten movies am I boldly predicting will be the top in the 2015 box office?  Before we get to the top ten, let’s see what nine films will miss the cut.

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Gabbing Geek 37: TV And Movies

Gabbing Geek 37: TV And Movies
Gabbing Geek 37: TV And Movies

The latest episode of the award winning Gabbing Geek podcast is out and it’s amazing.  We’re talking about TV shows and movies which we haven’t done since…what…episode 36?  Take a listen now to hear about next fall’s geek tv shows, James Cameron film rankings, and some discussion on Alan Moore’s Swamp Thing and the amazing movie Krull!  Find out more after the break!

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