Big Geek Weekend! What’s Your Interest?

Decisions, decisions....
Decisions, decisions….

It’s actually a good weekend for geek media.  Daredevil premiers on Netflix.  Star Wars premiers on iTunes.  And Game of Thrones returns for season 5.  What are YOU, the loyal Gabbing Geek reader, most interested in?

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Gabbing Geek 32: The Hill

Gabbing Geek 32: The Hill
Gabbing Geek 32: The Hill

Are you into Episode 32: The Hill or are you so over The Hill?  At least 33% of our podcasters fall into the latter category–find out who and what we talk about after the break!

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5 Things We Know About The Star Wars Digital Release

starwarsdigitalDisney dropped a bombshell on us all last night when they announced the entire Star Wars movie collection would be released digitally this Friday.  Now that the news has percolated through the interwebz, here’s a handy guide to the 5 things we know.

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Breaking News: Star Wars Coming to Digital Media (Itunes, Amazon, Etc)

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Breaking news.  While watching the NCAA Championship I was shocked to see a commercial break geek news.  Star Wars is coming to digital delivery services like iTunes and Amazon in HD!  More to come!

Can Apple Stop the Cord a Cutting Trend?

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We wrote last week about how HBO’s new streaming service was only to be offered through Apple TV; with HBO trading their cable masters for worshipping at the altar of non-cable provider Apple. Maybe we were premature.
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Gabbing Geek Box Office Report- Lack of Focus

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Will Smith’s career continues to show signs of wear and tear.  His latest flick, a crime caper starring fellow Suicide Squad cast mate Margo Robbie,  failed to open to big numbers.
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The Anatomy of Seeing 145 Movies

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Ryan at the beach

 

I saw 145 movies this year in the pursuit of seeing 145 movies (my goal was not terribly advanced, in retrospect).  Want to know what that looks like for someone who doesn’t get free media passes and lives away from the media capitols?  Read on…

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Sony’s The Interview Grosses $31M on VOD and iTunes Alone

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Quick Question: Is this the real Kim Jon Un or a screencap from The Interview? You have no idea, do you?  This is what happens when you use Facebook as your newspaper. I’ll bet you know what Frozen character you are, Mr. Buzz Feed!

As we have discussed here and on the Gabbing Geek podcast, there are fascinating strategic and financial implications of Sony releasing the Rogen/Franco comedy, The Interview “day and date.”

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Moving on up…to the Website!

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