Best of the Week: Summer Movies Podcast, 'Godzilla' Everywhere, 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, and More

Best of the Week: Summer Movies Podcast, 'Godzilla' Everywhere, 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, and More

May 23, 2014

Movie News

Alfonso Cuaron may direct the Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Sticking with spin-offs, Gareth Edwards will direct the first Star Wars one, and Warner Bros. has confirmed a Ninjago movie.

The Coen brothers' next movie will be Hail Caesar, a comedy set in 1950s Hollywood. Oh, and the Coens are also writing Steven Spielberg's next movie.

Apparently everyone at Cannes thinks Foxcatcher will earn Steve Carrell an Oscar nomination. Quentin Tarantino wants to put 90 minutes of deleted scenes back in Django Unchained and release it as a miniseries. The entire Halloween collection is hitting Blu-ray in one big box set for the first time ever this fall.

 

The Geek Stuff and Videos

The trailers: Guardians of the GalaxyFoxcatcherKingsman: The Secret ServiceLife ItselfLife of Crime

The discussions: Godzilla 2 or Pacific Rim 2? What comedic actor would you like to see turn to Oscar-worthy dramas

J.J. Abrams shows us the first footage from the set of Star Wars: Episode VII. Check out this rad concept art for a Godzilla monster battle that didn't make it in the movie. And this guy who made his own Magneto boots.

Godzilla director Gareth Edwards' made this creepy short in only 48 hours. Speaking of, here's Edwards explaining how they filmed the skydiving scene. Also, here's how the hotel fight in Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit was filmed.

 

Our Features

This week's Summer Movies Podcast covers Transformers 4 buzz, disaster movies and more. This week's face-off is Godzilla 1998 versus Godzilla 2014. We've seen Edge of Tomorrow, and would love to tell you about how great it is.

Here's everything hitting VOD and streaming services this week, and here's everything hitting Blu-ray and DVD. Our lover of everything young adult breaks down all the recent news with movies like The Giver, The Hunger Games and The Maze Runner.

Hey Harrison Ford, please say no to Blade Runner 2.

 

 

 

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