Cinema Geeks

Cinema Geeks – Episode 93 – May Preview


Today on Episode 93 of the Cinema Geeks …..we take a look back at our April Predictions, we discuss the best and worst trailers to debut over the past couple weeks and We take a look ahead at what the Month of May has in store for us

* May Preview: (films releases for reference – Bold=Wide Release)

May 6th:

     A Bigger Splash (NY/LA)

     Pele” Birth of a Legend (Limited)

     Captain America: Civil War

     Dark Horse (Doc)

     Mothers & Daughters (Limited)

     Bite (Limited)

     Being Charlie (Limited)
The Idol (Limited)

     Memoria (Limited)

     Elstree 1976 (Limited)

May 13th:

     The Darkness

     I Am Wrath

     Money Monster

     Search Party (Limited)

     High-Rise (Limited)

     Last Days in the Desert (Limited)

     The Trust

     The Lobster (Limited)

     Dheepan (Limited)

     Love & Friendship (Limited)

     The Curse of Sleeping Beauty (Limited)

     What We Become (NY/LA)

     Kill Zone 2 (Limited)

     The Asian Connection (Limited)

     Queen Mimi (Doc)

     Sundown (Limited)

     Sunset Song (Limited)

     Amerigeddon (Limited)

May 20th:

     The Angry Birds Movie

     Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising

     The Nice Guys

     Maggie’s Plan (Limited)

     Hard Sell (Limited)

     Back in the Day (Limited)

     Ma Ma (NY)

     Weiner (Limited)

     Manhattan Night (Limited)

     Art Bastard (Doc)

     Almost Holy (Doc)

May 27th:

     Alice Through The Looking Glass

     X-Men: Apocalypse

     USS Indianapolis: Men of Courage (Limited)

     The Do-Over (Streaming)

     Presenting Princess Shaw (Doc)

     Ones Below (Limited)


Box Office:

Current Standings going into this episode:

Amanda: 3 points

Dan: 2 points

Kevin: 2 points

Look Back at April

* Prediction Results

Pick to Clicks:

Dan: Jungle Book (219 Million)

Amanda: Huntsman: Winter’s War ($34 Million)

Kevin: Huntsman: Winter’s War ($34 Million)

Bet to Bomb:

Dan: Mother’s Day (8 Million – Budget 25 Million)

Amanda: Hardcore Henry ($9 Million – Budget $2 Million)

Kevin: Criminal ($12 Million – Budget $31 Million)

Wild Card:

Dan: Huntsman lower opening weekend than Original ($19 mil vs $56 mil)

Amanda: Boss makes more than Keanu (9 vs 23)

Kevin: Last Weekend Jungle Book/Huntsman #1/#2 (Jungle Book 1 – Huntsman 2)


Rotten Tomatoes:

Current Standings going into this Episode:

Dan: 2 points

Amanda: 1 point

Kevin: 1 point

Look Back at April:

* Prediction Results

Certified Fresh:

Dan: Green Room (89%)

Amanda: Demolition (50%)

Kevin: Jungle Book (94%)

Certified Rotten:

Dan: Mother’s Day (8%)

Amanda: Criminal (31%)

Kevin: Mother’s Day (8%)


Not Covered This Week




I Am Wrath

The Bye Bye Man

Manhattan Night

Mothers & Daughters



Fantastic Beasts…

The Family Fang

Our Kind of Traitor

A Monster Calls

Doctor Strange

When the Bough Breaks

Almost Christmas

Neon Demon

Nine Lives

The Birth of a Nation

No Men Beyond this Point


Hands of Stone

Jason Bourne

Magnificent Seven

The Girl on the Train

The Infiltrator

The Founder

Café Society

Dear Eleanor



Absolutely Fabulous

Florence Foster Jenkins

Approaching the Unknown

Search Party

The Duel

Southside With You

Tulip Fever

Minuscule: Valley of the Lost Ants

Puerto Ricans in Paris

Captain Fantastic

2nd or 3rd Trailers for these flims:


Suicide Squad

Secret Life of Pets

Angry Birds

Neighbors 2


Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Independence Day 2

X-Men: Apocalypse

Kubo and the Two Strings

Me Before You

The Nice Guys




Main Attraction:

Not Covered This Week


What are your predictions for May?


Kevin @OptimusSolo

Dan @MovieRevolt

Amanda @HardCandiMandi

Matt @FridleyCent

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Kevin "OptimusSolo"

OptimusSolo is a Cartoon Historian and even has an actual History degree to go with it. He's also an avid Toy collector boasting an over 1,000 piece Star Wars collection and nearly 400 Transformer toys. He is one of the hosts of the Powers of Grayskull series. He also has a passion for cartoon Theme Songs, Star Trek, MacGyver, Baseball, and is a major Movie Geek!
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