Geek Review: Hail, Caesar!

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We live in an age where big Biblical epics and musicals don’t happen like they used to.

Of course, the era when they did happen like they used were hardly sweet and innocent times, but that’s where the Coen Brothers come in with their most recent movie Hail, Caesar!

Review and maybe some mild SPOILERS after the cut.

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Trailer Time: Hail, Caesar!

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Look, there’s nothing particularly Geeky about the Coen Brothers.

But they make darn good movies.  See the trailer for their next one after the cut.  Considering how George Clooney, Channing Tatum, and Scarlett Johannsson are dressed for this one, that could count for a daily cosplay…but probably not.

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Gabbing Geek Review: Box Office Year to Date

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We here at Gabbing Geek LOVE box office reports.  Ok….JUST me and Ryan.  Everyone else seems to hate them.  We’ve talked a lot about it the last few weeks, so let’s look at the winners and losers of this year’s box office as we wait for the Martian to officially kick off the Fall movie season.

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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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Shooting Stars: Which Hollywood Superstars Are Losing Their Edge?

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In an article originally published in January, Gabbing Geek asked whether Johnny Depp was intentionally trying to end his A-List movie star status.  The quirky Depp may be tired of franchises, but there are other A-listers who seem to be on the same downward trajectory.  They, however, don’t seem to WANT to be shooting stars.  Whose careers are in the toilet and what can they do to can back on top?  We at Gabbing Geek investigate!

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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Aloha to San Andreas

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Disaster movie San Andreas and Romcom Aloha opened wide this weekend.  Who won the week?
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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Not a Better Tomorrow

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Memorial Day Weekend used to be the kickoff to the summer movie season.  That practically starts in March these days, but it is still prime real estate.  Who won the week?
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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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ICYMI- Ten Movies to Watch in 2015

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2014 is behind us, so enough jabber about last year’s movies.  2015 is here.What are the 10 tentpoles movies that pique my curiosity in the New?  Let’s take a look.

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Gabbing Geek 29: South By Batsoup

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Gabbing Geek 29: South By Batsoup!

The latest episode of Gabbing Geek is so fresh you’ll want to slap it!  Check it out now over at iTunes or wherever you get your podcasting goodness, or check out the web version to listen right now!  More details after the break.

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