What's better - an Atari 2600 or the movie Pixels? Considering the Pixels reviews we've heard...probably the old game system. In this episode, we discuss the challenges of turning a video game into a movie. In the Geek Assembly meeting, we react to the new Electra Woman and Dyna Girl trailer and discuss childhood TV show reboots.
Other topics discussed include Michael Jackson as Jar Jar Binks, Jeri Ryan's role in Arrow, a Fantastic Four/X-Men crossover movie and how He-Man and She-Ra became Thor.
Matt Moore (Comic Book Noob) joins our Geek Assembly meeting to discuss Ant-Man and a new fan rumor about Jared Leto's Joker. We also examine the newly released excerpt from Star Wars: Aftermath.
Other stories discuss today include a gamer celebrating too early, a proposed Last Starfighter television series, the odds of Constantine joining Season 4 of Arrow and thevideo pitch for The Muppets.
All this and GANNIN tries out a new shrink-ray!
Lauren Gallaway joins Jeff & Scott as we wrap up our San Diego Comic-Con reports. Lauren discusses what she did on Day 4, and we give some final reactions to the convention news about Star Wars, Batman vs. Superman, Arrow, The Flash, Deadpool, Legends of Tomorrow, The Muppets, X-Men and more.
Jeff and Scott look back at the movie Gremlins and discuss the first time they saw it, whether or not it still holds up, the memorable cast and ideas for a reboot. Also, Scott interviews Zach Galligan about his role in the movie.
Other links -
21 Things You Might Not Know About Gremlins
Gremlins Reboot Gets Scribe
Chris Columbus on Gremlins Reboot
We take time to remember composer James Horner during today's Geek Assembly meeting. Matt Moore (Comic Book Noob) stops by to discuss The League of Regrettable Superheroes.
Other topics in today's podcast includeearly reactions to Ant-Man, the new Captain Marvel writers, ideas for new Kick-Ass movies and the latest reports onSpider-Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe.
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