Cinema Geeks

Cinema Geeks – Episode 98 – Summer Preview


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:


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 Purge: Election Year

July 8th:

The Secret Life of Pets

Mike and Dave Need Wedding Dates

Captain Fantastic (Limited)

July 15th:

The Infiltrator


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


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:

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:

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%


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


Not Covered This Week

Main Attraction:

Not Covered This Week


What are your predictions for the Summer?


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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