My Geek Confessions #90 – 01/24/2014

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Welcome to our episode for January 24, 2014!

Cori is back and has spared Hollywood of more deaths! We have Cori Catch-up where Cori reviews The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug, gives her reviews for other movies, and we review Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit. Then Justin Bieber was arrested in Florida,  and we talk about major fails from WB and DC.

In TV news we have the last and first guests for the great NBC Talk Show shuffle, more cameos for Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D., NBC picking Peter Pan as their new musical, plus more news on Girl Meets World.

Lastly in Talk Nerdy to Me, there’s more Durarara and Black Butler anime on the way, Tiger & Bunny is coming to US theaters, and Old Spice Guy is back with a bunch of fake websites.

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

We talked about Weird Al Yankovic guest starring in an episode of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic, but now we have an actual clip. For some reason he’s dressed up some what like Clint Eastwood in a western, that is until he breaks out into song.

I’m not sure where Disney is going with this. Apparently I’m the only one that thinks that the announcer pronounces Maleficent weird, but I’m worried that they are changing her from a villain to a misunderstood anti-hero which is a huge mistake.

The guys at XKCD did a comic a little while ago about how every major is terrible at College. While it was clever I think, it’s better when done by the Simon Fraser University Choir. Especially when complete with demonstrations of why each major is terrible.

With the Superbowl soon approaching, here is an entertaining quick video that explains the basic rules of American Football. But we’ll still probably be watching just for the commercials.

Since Frozen has done so well for Disney worldwide, they decided to release a multilanguage clip of the song “Let It Go” in 25 different languages. To me the most impressive thing is the voice match they got for the singing as it sounds almost identical in the various languages.

Box Office

Box Office Mojo for January 17 – 19, 2014

In Theaters – January 24, 2014

New Releases for January 21, 2014

Movie News

Porn production moves to Vegas after condom law

Justin Bieber Arrested for Drunk Driving and Drag Racing

Warner Bros & DC never cease to disappoint

TV News

Fallon to begin ‘Tonight’ run with Will Smith, U2

Fallon and Crystal among Leno’s final guests

Jay Leno’s ‘Tonight Show’ farewell comes with thanks from NBC

‘Late Night with Seth Meyers’ books Amy Poehler as first guest

NBC renews ‘Parks & Recreation’ for 7th season

NBC will do live remake of ‘Peter Pan’

Syfy is ready to roll the dice on more ambitious dramas

The Agent Carter TV series now has showrunners—and a script!

Jaimie Alexander’s Sif will guest star on Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.

Lansbury relieved ‘Murder, She Wrote’ remake axed

Kris Jenner’s talk show canceled: ‘Kris’ won’t return in 2014

‘Grimm’ Season 4 renewal chances look ‘very good,’ says NBC heads

‘Peter Pan’ will be NBC’s next live musical, plus Amy Poehler scores producing deal

‘Growing Up Fisher’: J.K. Simmons is a man whose divorce outs him as a blind man

Bill Cosby leads new NBC family comedy, his first sitcom since 2000

‘Girls Meets World’ order expanded to 21 episodes by Disney Channel

Mega Buzz: Scandal‘s MIA Gladiator, HIMYM‘s Time Jump, Once‘s Death

Talk Nerdy to Me

Titan Comics to publish new ‘Doctor Who’ series

Candy Crush Wants To Own The Word “Candy”

Brace yourselves: Stan Lee won’t have a Guardians of the Galaxy cameo

British Villians – It’s Good To Be Bad by Jaguar

Maleficent is not the creepiest thing in this new Maleficent trailer

“Every Major’s Terrible,” as Performed by an Actual University Chorus

Here’s how awful Batman would be without the existence of Bill Finger

Durarara! Novels Change Title With 2-Year Jump in Story

Tiger & Bunny: The Rising’s U.S. Screenings Now Slated for March

Princess Mononoke, The Cat Returns Planned for Int’l Blu-ray

Reverse-Blade Sword Found in Japanese Warehouse

Nintendo Reports Weak Wii U Sales, Cuts Projections by 2/3rds

New Black Butler Anime Series Green-Lit

Old Spice Is Back With Another Set Of Viral Things — This Time, It’s Prank Websites

Is this what Michael Bay’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles look like?

THORIN DREAMBOATSHIELD: Dreamboat Reloaded

Old Spice Prank Website List

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