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Cinema Geeks – Episode 98 – Summer Preview

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Today on Episode 98 of the Cinema Geeks …..we take a look back at our May Predictions and we take a look ahead at what the rest of the summer has in store for us

* June-July-August Preview: (films releases for reference)

June 3rd:

Me Before You

Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows

Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping

June 10th:

WarCraft

Now You See Me 2

Conjuring 2

June 17th:

Finding Dory

Central Intelligence

June 24th:

Independence Day Resurgence

Free State of Jones

The Neon Demon (Limited)

Swiss Army Man (Limited)

June 29th:

The Shallows

July 1st:

The Legend of Tarzen

The BFG

The Purge: Election Year

July 8th:

The Secret Life of Pets

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Captain Fantastic (Limited)

July 15th:

The Infiltrator

Ghostbusters

Café Society (Limited)

Tulip Fever (Limited)

July 22nd:

Star Trek: Beyond

Ice Age: Collision Course

Lights Out

Absolutely Fabulous: The Movie

July 29th:

Jason Bourne

Bad Moms

August 5th:
Suicide Squad

Nine Lives

The Founder

The Little Prince (Limited)

August 12th:

Pete’s Dragon

Sausage Party

Spectral

Florence Foster Jenkins

August 19th:

Ben Hur

The Space Between Us

War Dogs

Kubo and the Two Strings

August 26th:

Max Steel

Mechanic: Resurrection

Don’t Breathe

Box Office:

http://boxofficemojo.com/weekend/chart/

Current Standings going into this episode:

Amanda: 5 points

Dan: 5 points

Kevin: 4 points

Matt: 0 points

Look Back at May

* Prediction Results

Pick to Clicks:

Dan: X-Men: Apocalypse (219 Million)

Amanda: Alice: Through the Looking Glass ($34 Million)

Kevin: Captain America: Civil War ($34 Million)

Matt: Captain America: Civil War ($34 Million)

Bet to Bomb:

Dan: Angry Birds (8 Million – Budget 25 Million)

Amanda: Money Monster ($9 Million – Budget $2 Million)

Kevin: Angry Birds ($12 Million – Budget $31 Million)

Matt: The Darkness ($34 Million)

Wild Card:

Dan: Apocalypse lower opening weekend than Days of Future Past ($19 mil vs $56 mil)

Amanda: Neighbors 2 outperforms Nice Guys (9 vs 23)

Kevin: Jungle Book in #1 or #2 spot every weekend until May 20th

Matt: Civil War better Opening weekend than Batman v Superman ($34 Million)

 

Current Standings after this episode:

Amanda: 7 points

Dan: 7 points

Kevin: 6 points

Matt: 3 points

* General Discussion (How was the month for you)

Captain America: Civil War – 391 Million (#1)

X-Men Apocalypse – 122 Million (#7)

Angry Birds – 89 Million (#9)

Alice through the Looking Glass – 54 Million (#16)

Neighbors 2 – 50 Million (#19)

Money Monster – 38 Million (#23)

The Nice Guys – 29 Million (#31)

The Darkness – 10 Million (#50)

Rotten Tomatoes:

http://www.rottentomatoes.com/browse/in-theaters/

Current Standings going into this Episode:

Dan: 4 points

Kevin: 3 points

Amanda: 1 points

Matt: 0 points

Look Back at May:

* Prediction Results

Certified Fresh:

Dan: Nice Guys (91%)

Amanda: High-Rise (62%)

Kevin: Nice Guys (91%)

Matt: Captain America: Civil War (90%)

Certified Rotten:

Dan: The Darkness (5%)

Amanda: The Do-Over (7%)

Kevin: Angry Birds (43%)

Matt: Alice Through the Looking Glass (29%)

Current Standings after this episode:

Dan: 6 points

Kevin: 4 points

Amanda: 2 points

Matt: 1 points

* General Discussion (How was the month for you)

Love & Friendship – 99%

The Nice Guys – 91%

The Lobster – 90%

Captain America: Civil War – 90%

A Bigger Splash – 89%

Maggie’s Plan – 83%

Neighbors 2 – 62%

High Rise – 62%

Money Monster – 54%

X-Men Apocalypse – 47%

Angry Birds – 43%

Alice through the Looking Glass – 29%

The Do-Over – 7%

The Darkness – 5%

News:

Suicide Squad – PG-13 Rating

Pacific Rim Sequel Casting (John Boyega)

Transformers: The Last Knight Casting (Anthony Hopkins)

Justice League: Dark

Sacha Baron Cohen – Mandrake the Magician

Force Awakens leaves the Theatre

Trailers:

Not Covered This Week

Main Attraction:

Not Covered This Week

Question:

What are your predictions for the Summer?

Geeks:

Kevin @OptimusSolo

Dan @MovieRevolt

Amanda @HardCandiMandi

Matt @FridleyCent

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