My Geek Confessions #117 – 08/08/2014

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Welcome to our episode for August 08, 2014!

We review Guardians of the Galaxy, Sony makes questionable decisions, and DC finally changes the BvS movie date. Then in TV news, Sharknado 2 hits theaters and sparks a sequel, Arrow and The Flash will crossover with a returning villain, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. casts Skye’s dad.

In Talk Nerdy to Me, Sesame Street nerds up with a SDCC spoof, Disney plans new Star Wars rides, a long first look at Star Wars: Rebels, plus a video summing up the Marvel movies so far.

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“My Geek Confessions – Watching Bad Movies, So You Don’t Have To!”

  • Sesame Street has made some great references to different properties over the year.  But now they take a shot at nearly everything with their SDCC spoof “Numeric Con.” The only downside is that we don’t know when the segment will air and it will be in September so it won’t be as fresh as it could have been. Tell us what properties you see them spoof in the comments.
  • The day that Guardians of the Galaxy was released, Marvel released this fun video the sums up everything so far, plus some new footage (that you see in Guardians). So take a look at Marvel Phase 1 & 2 – A Look Back.
  • Still not sure I’m sold on all the new Star Wars stuff yet, but here is a 7 minute preview of Star Wars: Rebels that basically makes it look like the main character is Aladdin

Box Office

Box Office Mojo for August 01 – 03, 2014

In Theaters – August 08, 2014

New Releases for August 05, 2014

Movie News

Bill Murray To Voice Baloo in Disney’s Jungle Book

Bridesmaids’ Paul Feig In Talks To Helm All-Female Ghostbusters Reboot

Sony Is Making Some Kind Of Superheroine-Starring Spider-Man Movie

Lionsgate Buys Secret Super-Powers Book The Wonder of All Things

Peter Parker Meets His Dad In Alternate Amazing Spider-Man 2 Ending – I won’t put this in the show notes because it’s terrible.

Frozen Director To Iron Out A Wrinkle In Time For Disney

Who Owns Copyright On A Selfie Taken By A Monkey?

Marvel Wins, As DC/WB Moves Batman V. Superman’s Release Date

Just How Many LEGO Movies Is Warner Bros. Making?

Ford role cast in musical about Toronto’s mayor

Smokey Bear turns 70, but don’t bring candles

TV News

‘School of Rock’ becoming a Nickelodeon series in 2015

Kathie Lee Gifford is writing a ‘Today Show’ musical

‘Late Late Show’ taps James Corden as Craig Ferguson replacement

‘Downton Abbey’s’ Hugh Bonneville to guest-star on ‘Galavant’

‘Sharknado 2’ is coming to theaters in August after Syfy success

‘CSI: Cyber’ casts James Van Der Beek as a bomb expert

‘Girl Meets World’ gets Season 2 renewal from Disney Channel

‘The Office’ movie: Ricky Gervais brings David Brent back in ‘Life on the Road’

‘Black Box’ canceled by ABC

‘Arrow’-‘The Flash’ crossover episode: Robert Knepper to return as the Clock King

‘Agents of SHIELD’ Season 2: Kyle MacLachlan scores a big role

And the Newest DC Character To Join Arrow Season 3 Is…

With the Sequel Annouced, Sharknado Is Officially an Annual Tradition

Talk Nerdy to Me

‘Sesame Street’ pays tribute to ‘Doctor Who’, ‘Batman’ and ‘Star Trek’: Video

Marvel Screened Guardians of the Galaxy for the Co-Creator of Rocket

Comics Artist Uses DMCA To Silence Critics Of His Contortionist Ladies

Disney Is Really Building A Star Wars Theme Park

Jim Lee, DC Artists Redesign General Mills Monster Cereals Boxes

2nd Durarara!! TV Series’ Staff, January 2015 Premiere Unveiled

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