Best Heist Movies

Stephen Hamilton
in Buyer's Guide

There’s nothing like a flawlessly executed heist movie. The plotting, the scheming, the thrill of pulling off the perfect heist, and then the aftermath of it all. For years, audiences have been fascin...

Original Special Effects Man Sass Bedig

Peter Dill
in Entertainment

Sass Bedig (1913-2000), among countless other professional distinctions, is the man who made the blood flow in most of the gory Sam Peckinpah 1970s tough guy movies. When Sam was ready to let it gush,...

Video Games of the 80s

Banji Ganchrow
in Culture

The eighties were totally awesome. Everything about them was great. The clothes, the hairstyles, the music-it was all good and uncomplicated. Truth is, any time period before everyone had their heads ...

History of Emoji

Stephen Hamilton
in Culture

Emoji, those adorable little smiley faces or other symbols that are used for messaging, are swiftly dominating global communication. The seemingly innocuous pictures are often scoffed at for serving a...

Foreign Film History

Peter Dill
in Entertainment

It's getting harder and harder these days to remember that once upon a time there was such a thing as honest-to-goodness foreign films. Back before Black American Express cards and Amazon Prime, befor...

History of the 'Evil Dead' Franchise

Geeks Staff
in Entertainment

A plague threatens to destroy all of mankind and the only one that can save us is a loner who is avoiding all responsibilities. The Evil Dead is an American horror film franchise created by Sam Raimi ...

Was Nintendo's Metroid Character 'Samus Aran' Transgender?

George Gott
in Culture

Where both Mario and Link were tasked to save their respective princesses, Samus Aran can be seen as the princess herself. Arguably, a self-contained logic for her own volition, Samus is an intergalac...

Was 'The Warriors' the First Gang Movie?

Frank White
in Entertainment

An eighteen-year-old honors student was getting some refreshments during an intermission to Paramount's The Warriors at an Oxnard, California, movie theater when another youth demanded a quarter from ...

Adam Sandler's Most Luxurious Vacation Movies

Geeks Staff
in Humor

Adam Sandler was once a respectable actor; I know it’s hard to remember that, but way back in the 90s, he was actually considered funny. Then he started to coast a little. Then a lot. His career has b...

The Birth of Jessica Biel

Geeks Staff
in Entertainment

Good looks and talent may be two characteristic traits that Jessica Biel possesses, but it was her rise as an action heroine that made Hollywood give the sought-out actress her merited position in the...

Greatest Superman Comics

Geeks Staff
in Buyer's Guide

Superman may be one of the best known superheroes, but his comic book market is grossly oversaturated. If you want to delve into the world of Man of Steel comics, it can be quite a challenge to figure...