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My "Get Out" Moment and Review

Just JayBe
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The following is something that I have to write as a recently twenty-something, now early thirty-something, black male who grew up surrounded by a lot of white people. Get Out hits “home” in some part...

LEGIONS OF MUTANTS

Kurt Christenson
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By @KurtChristenson When X-Men debuted back in 1963, the original concept of mutants was a metaphor for the Civil Rights Movement, with Professor X preaching the peaceful integration of Martin Luther ...

Ruffin Prentiss: The Voice Behind Watch Dog 2's Marcus

Natasha Sydor
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The acting triple threat: Theatre, Film, and... Video Games? In recent years the gaming world has exploded with exponential opportunities for actors to lend their talents in motion capture and voice a...

Why Do you Game?

Sarah Reeson
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My first experience of computing was, I suspect, similar to many others in an earnest peer group: 10 type ‘Sarah is Ace’ 20 goto 10 run It is 1980. I’d tried all the girly stuff (ballet, horses, Jacki...

Noman Black Darken Heart

Wayne Clark
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A book that isn't to be missed. Get a free teaser of this fantastic book. This book had taken two years to complete and is nearly coming to an end. A stunning storyline and an amazing twist. Why miss ...

'Is Anybody There' with Michael Caine Jerks Tears Across Intergenerational Relationships and Into the Afterlife

Rich Monetti
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This past Sunday director John Crowley, Sir Michael Caine and his 14 year old co-star Bill Milner appeared at Jacob Burns Film Center with a screening of their new independent film, "Is Anybody There?...

'Star Wars: The Last Jedi', Theories, Speculations, and More Insanities

Daniel García
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On January 23rd, 2017, the subtitle of the eighth “Star Wars” movie was revealed. With this, Lucasfilm and Disney have decided to smash the brains of fans of the most famous, important, epic, and infl...

As 1980s Movies Go, Valley Girl Brings You Back Like No Other

Rich Monetti
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Ah the 1980’s, did they ever happen and did that lost love of yours ever really get away? I recently dialed up 1983’s Valley Girl to find out if I actually lived through them. It’s the old story of th...

Top 10 Judge Dredd Stories

Scott Snowden
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Set mostly after the Atomic Wars of 2070, the population of the USA is contained within three enormous mega cities, one on each coast – east, west and the Gulf of Mexico – and each home to about a bil...

History of the Wilhelm Scream

Scott Snowden
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Frequently used in situations where someone falls from a great height or is shot or possibly even blown up, its unique shriek usually reflects the unpleasant death of a sacrificial subordinate in a tense scene, thus serving as stark reminder to both the audience and the protagonists of the seriousness of their situation. The origins of this modern day scream meme are a little hazy, but it’s generally believed to have its beginnings in a movie called Distant Drums, made in 1951. At about the 45 m...

Marvel Comics Romances

Patricia Sarkar
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A lot of couples have come and gone in the Marvel Universe. Some survive the hardships that come with the life of a superhero, but others crumble under the pressure of conflict, and still others die. ...

Totoro: Divine! Divine! Open Up a Path!

Luis Andrade
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Shortly before my son returned home from his three years work term in Japan, he sent back a few boxes with clothes and books he accumulated over that period. He used Japan’s postal service for that an...

Complicated Portrayal of Supergirl Throughout History

Stephen Hamilton
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In 1938, a character created by two young men from Cleveland revolutionized the then-early comics industry. Nearly 50 years later, the comics were still going strong, and the character, Superman, look...

Greatest Quotes by Famous Geeks

Patricia Sarkar
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Geeks were talking like Jedis log before George Lucas thought of Star Wars Yoda speak. Stereotypes aside, geeks often are people who have a hard time fitting in to any one particular category. Not sur...

5 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Catch a Bank Robber

Alejandro Guillú Mendoza
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This is the third article in an ongoing series about films or television shows you should watch if you want to work for the Chief of Police. You should read the previously published articles 9 Films Y...

Write For Geeks Today

Geeks Staff
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Geeks has now joined the Vocal platform, letting people from all over the world contribute their comic con stories, movie reviews, favorite video games, and everything pop culture.