This week, Andy DiGenova of Holy Batcast joins us to discuss the newly released documentary Batman and Bill. We all had a general knowledge of the Bill Finger/Bob Kane controversy, but we share what new things we learned in the film.
Also this week, we discuss Star Wars Day (including an school evacuation), Adam Scott's Mark Hamill surprise on Jimmy Kimmel, and the selection of Dr. Aphra as the newest Star Wars action figure. We'll react to the costume controversy surrounding the upcoming Inhumans show. We'll also share thoughts on J.K. Rowling's apology for killing Professor Snape.
This week Darth Taxus (Starships, Sabers and Scoundrels) guests hosts as we attempt to predict how some of the summer movies will fare on Rotten Tomatoes. Will Wonder Woman break the DC losing streak? Will Transformers: The Last Knight do worse? How do you make a prediction for The Emoji Movie? We try to figure it all out.
Also, GANNIN asks us to decide where our dogs would be sorted in Hogwarts. We'll also try to gauge the level of interest in the new Disney Pandora Park and come up with our own fandom-themed park.
We'll discuss a new female Overwatch team and the interest in E-Sports. And what did Harrison Ford mean when he said Han Solo is "resting"? All this, and John Phelan is back with another moment in geek history!
RRRRIP! Off we go with another Geek Directive Episode! This week, Scott's wife, Jenn guests hosts, and GANNIN tries to get information out of her.
We react to the news of Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 getting a 100 percent score on its test screening. Also, we decide whether or not we want aFirefly reboot after Fox announced it was open to the idea. In other sci-fi news, we take time to remember Richard Hatch of Battlestar Galactica. We'll also discuss the grades given to the current state of sci-fi franchises.
After Bruce Springsteen's Harry Potter song, temporarily leaked online, GANNIN asks us about some of our favorite movie songs of the past. He also enjoys telling us that Star Wars: A New Hopeis celebrating its 40th anniversary this year, and we learn about some of the special merchandise that will get released.
We also look back on some of those crazy classic superhero Valentine's Day cards.
This week, Scott interviews Ron Funches about his role in the new NBC series - Powerless. We'll also discuss the new title for Star Wars Episode VIII. We were saddened to learn about John Hurt passing away, and we talk about some of the of his most popular roles. Also, we'll react to news about a new X-Men series and Bryan Singer's connection to the show.
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In the first episode of THE GEEK DIRECTIVE, we discuss whether or not Princess Leia should become an official Disney Princess. We'll also discuss the new Disney Streaming Box and the prospects for a Obi-Wan Kenobi movie.
The Thor: Ragnarok movie synopsis has been released, and we'll react to the revelation of a Hulk/Thor showdown! Speaking of movies...what about this trend where scenes shown in a trailer don't make it to the final film? We'll talk about Garreth Edwards explanation for this happening in Rogue One. We cheer for the man that spent four years building a movie theater in his back yard, and think about how Robin Williams would've played Hagrid.
GANNIN tests our fandom with two game segments called Trigger Words and It's All Connected.
Check out the music of Mikey Flash!
Virtual host GANNIN tasks human hosts Scott, Jeff & Regina to discuss geek fandoms via discussions, debates & challenges.