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Who are the Schmoes, and what exactly do they know?

The Schmoes are a couple of regular guys, Kristian Harloff and Mark Ellis, who–like you–are the people for whom movies are made. Each week, we’re posting brand new video from the Schmoes that’ll give their spin on a given movie topic.

With a summer full of superhero movies, including X-Men: Days of Future Past

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Alfonso Cuaron may direct the Harry Potter spin-off movie Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them. Sticking with spin-offs, Gareth Edwards will direct the first Star Wars one, and Warner Bros. has confirmed a Ninjago movie.

The Coen brothers’ next movie will be Hail Caesar, a comedy set in 1950s Hollywood. Oh, and the Coens are also writing Steven Spielberg’s next movie.

Apparently everyone… Continue reading Best of the Week: Summer Movies Podcast, 'Godzilla' Everywhere, 'Harry Potter' Spin-off, and More

With X-Men: Days of Future Past arriving in theaters this weekend, Godzilla fading into the rearview mirror, and The Amazing Spider-Man 2 already an afterthought (but still in theaters), it’s already been a busy summer for the geeky side of Hollywood – and for movie audiences, too. And now it’s time to look ahead to the return of Charles Xavier’s team of mutant superheroes.

Your Top Three is a series here at Movies.com where we choose a topic and you give us your top three picks.

It has taken 60 years, but Hollywood has finally made a good Godzilla movie. It’s not perfect — there’s some bad acting and dialogue and a disappointing lack of clear subtext for something involving this particular monster — but the… Continue reading Your Top Three: Giant-Monster Movies

People say Hollywood has a problem with originality. That’s probably true. But some narrative concepts are too good for just one film to hog. While originality certainly has its place, there’s something to be said for revisiting stories that work in hopes of reclaiming that glory or using it to come up with something new with a change of scenery. The following movies… Continue reading These Movies Should Be Remade As Often As Possible