2014 Oscar Nominations & 'Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit' – SR Underground Ep. 127



The Screen Rant editorial team is back with episode one-hundred twenty-seven of the Screen Rant Underground podcast.

Join host Ben Kendrick, fellow SR editors Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw as we discuss 2014 Oscar nominations, the delay of Batman vs. Superman, as well as new Ant-Man and Doctor Strange casting news, plus answer reader mailbags.

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Screen Rant Underground: Episode 127 - 2014 Oscar Nominations & Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

We discuss 2014 Oscar nominations, the delay of Batman vs. Superman, as well as new Ant-Man and Doctor Strange casting news, plus answer reader mailbags.

[0:00] News: 2014 Oscar Nominations Announced – Were There Any Surprises?, ‘Batman vs. Superman’ Delayed to 2016; Will Go Up Against Unannounced Marvel MovieThomas Kretschmann Will Play Second ‘Avengers 2′ Villain, and Johnny Depp Meeting With Marvel For ‘Doctor Strange’, and Michael Douglas is Playing Hank Pym in Marvel’s ‘Ant-Man’.

[1:23:17] Mailbags: Most underrated/overrated movies, our Mt. Rushmore of directors, favorite fictional characters, The Wolverine Unrated Cut, and manga that would make great movies.

[1:56:45] Review: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit (read our full written Shadow Recruit review).

[2:15:22]  SPOILERS: Jack Ryan: Shadow Recruit

[2:29:52] Twitter Handles and Contact Information.

[2:31:12] Game Rant News Brief

Hosts: Ben Kendrick, Rob Keyes, Anthony Ocasio, and Kofi Outlaw.




Next Week: I, Frankenstein

Last Week’s Official Box Office Battle Reader Winner (Lone Survivor opening): Sal reports that The Prince That Was Promised won a score of 13!

Opening in theaters this week (Wide):

  • I, Frankenstein - 2,700
  • August: Osage County - 2,051

Opening this Week in Theaters (Limited):

  • 12 Years a Slave - 761 (Rerelease)
  • Captain Phillips - 903 (Rerelease)
  • Gravity - 944 (Rerelease)

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