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.
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?
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.
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!
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.
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!