Weekly Rewind: Jeff Somers Interview, RDJ Teases, Lip Sync Battles, and More – Sep 14-20

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From movie reviews to an interview with Jeff Somers and new game trailers we’ve covered a lot over the past week here at MOARGeek. Here’s a quick recap of some of the stories we covered in our Weekly Rewind.

Books

We had a guest post this week from Jason Falter who had a chance to sit down with Jeff Somers – the author of the cyberpunk/Sci-fi/noir/high tech/ low life Avery Cates series – and ask a few questions.

Comics

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We try to guess who the new female Thor is!

If you haven’t heard the news yet, the mighty Thor has fallen out of favor with the gods… taking his place? Marvel’s first female Thor. Who will be the next Goddess of Thunder?

Movies

…and Guardians of the Galaxy is finally knocked out of top spot at the box office. Find out what movie took the honors in our box office review for last weekend.

The latest rumors have Matt Damon returning for another crack at playing Jason Bourne in an upcoming – and possible final – Bourne movie.

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RDJ you big tease!

Robert Downey Jr., aka RDJ, teased us this week – many assumed for what would be a peek at the upcoming Avengers movie. Did he disappoint?

Movie geeks rejoice! We got a peek of the new Star Wars: Episode VII movie – with a bonus surprise!

Gaming

So the reviews of Bungie’s massive $500 million dollar MMORPG ummm FPS… wait… shared world shooter? – Destiny have been pretty underwhelming. J.P. Harvey offers up his thoughts on Destiny after a week in and why some of these reviews may be missing the mark.

Forza Horizon 2 hit the Xbox One this week with a playable demo and three editions for pre-ordering and pre-loading. Check out what the Day One, Deluxe and Ultimate Editions get you!

A new trailer for the Playstation exclusive Bloodborne as well as Collector’s Edition details was released this week.

Another game trailer hit this week with one for the upcoming JRPG Final Fantasy XVIXMM XV. Check it out while you wait for the demo to drop in March of next year.

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New footage from Borderlands the Pre-Sequel! has arrived.

…and Borderlands footage has been released – an entire 8 minutes of Borderlands goodness from the seq… errr pre-sequel.

Arrrrr…. Steam had some treasures to be had for all you land lubbers in their daily sale with some pirate themed adventures… if you’re reading this now, sad to say you most likely missed it.

TV

Sad news for Arrow fans hoping to catch up on Season 2 on Netflix before Season 3 comes out in October. Without warning, Netflix delayed airing Season 2 until October 8th – the same day Season 3 begins on the CW.

And we’re back with another review of the current Doctor Who season – this episode was “far and away the best this season”, and I’ve heard a tad terrifying as well! Check out Crystal Black’s thoughts on the episode titled Listen.

SNL has pegged Darrell Hammond as their new announcer after the recent passing of Don Pardo. While Pardo can never truly replaced, SNL is confident Hammond can continue the tradition.

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Fallon had a three way Lip Sync Battle with Shelton & Stefani…

Jimmy Fallon has been tearing up The Tonight Show and this week he had Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani on for another edition of Lip Sync Battles. Watch the video and let us know who you think won!

Reviews

Matt Lyons started off our reviews this week with his review of Boyhood – an ambitious coming of age drama by Dazed and Confused writer/director Richard Linklater 12 years in the making.

Looking for spoiler free reviews? Our first Capsule Review has Seth Rogan squaring off against Zac Efron in Neighbors.

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Oh look! A movie staring Robert Redford and… just Robert Redford?

New to Netflix is a movie called All Is Lost starring Robert Redford… and… yeah, just Robert Redford. Check out the review!

Another Capsule Review – this time we take a look at Paul Walker and David Belle in Brick Mansions.

That about wraps up our Weekly Rewind – look for our recap every Sunday for a quick glance at what you may have missed over the past week. As always, the staff here at MOARGeek thanks you – our readers – for checking us out throughout the week and thank you for your continued support. After all, we write because we love to share what interests us and keep you informed on geek stuff from around the world!

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