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"Secret Empire" Concludes as "Generations" Begins

Jacob Elyachar
in Entertainment

The House of Ideas will enter a new era in August as several critical stories conclude, and a new chapter of the Marvel Universe begins. What titles should you keep your eyes on? GEEKS broke down the ...

Review - Pirates of the Caribbean: Salazar's Revenge

Eric Hillis
in Entertainment

As any Hollywood exec will attest, Joe Public is a tricky blighter to predict. Blockbusters with historical settings generally have as much mass box office appeal as Latvian character dramas, and thos...

The Five Scariest Kid’s Films… EVER

L.A Banks
in Entertainment

Big news for 80s film geeks. The Dark Crystal will be making a comeback as a 10-episode series, via Netflix. Yes, I’m a woman in her 30s and presumably not their target audience, but nonetheless, this...

GEEKS Previews DC Comics' August 2017 Solicitations

Jacob Elyachar
in Entertainment

DC Comics’ titles will continue to raise the summer temperatures in August as several storylines will boil over and keep fans intrigued all the way through Labor Day. What titles do you need to keep a...

2017 Target Exclusive Weapon X

Jo Watson
in Buyer's Guide

Before we take a look at the figure, let's just have a quick recap on the background of the character. He is after all one of the most iconic (and most successful, with regards to superhero movies at ...

Beginner's Guide to 'Lego Dimensions'

Anthony Gramuglia
in Buyer's Guide

Lego Dimensions, to anyone on the outside, sounds like some crack fanfiction a child who has consumed way too much candy came up with on a school playground, which is what makes it freaking awesome. W...

Destiny: Age of Wrap-Up

Such A Geek
in Buyer's Guide

[I wrote the first part of my Destiny review after having played through (and been disappointed by) the abrupt and surprising lack of content in Vanilla Destiny. This piece covers the completed game, ...

Twin Peaks: What Might We See In Season 3?

James Giles
in Entertainment

Ostensibly it seems like a futile idea to try and predict what might happen in the new season of Twin Peaks; Lynch's works have gotten ever more oblique and incomprehensible, in presentation and narra...

How Reality Shows Changed Television

Ninfa Bi
in Entertainment

The reality show burst onto world television in 1999, thanks to "Big Brother". From that moment until today, these types of tv programs began to multiply to infinitely around the globe, generating fan...

Field Of Dreams Film Review

Marina Caitlin Watts
in Entertainment

"Ray, people will come Ray. They'll come to Iowa for reasons they can't even fathom. They'll turn up your driveway not knowing for sure why they're doing it. They'll arrive at your door as innocent as...

10 Movies & TV Shows To Watch Along With The Return Of 'Twin Peaks'

Eric Hillis
in Culture

Back in the early '90s there was a chewing gum we liked. On May 22nd it's set to come back in style as Twin Peaks returns to living rooms for its belated third season. If you're new to David Lynch and...

New 'Destiny 2' Trailer Is Released

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

The moment gamers have been waiting for is here – the Destiny 2 trailer is released, and Bungie has given fans a first-glimpse at the sequel to their popular property. Fans of Bungie's Destiny have been clamoring for more content since the game first came out. While Bungie has offered tons of expansive add-ons to the game – greatly increasing what the game had to offer – a number of fans left the first game a little disappointed in what all that hype led up to. From the looks of this new trailer...

Destiny: You Must Construct Additional Content

Such A Geek
in Buyer's Guide

[As Destiny's final piece finishes off the game, I thought I'd compare and contrast what I wrote after playing the original (or "Vanilla") release of Destiny, prior to any DLC releases, with what the ...

Scariest Moments In Nintendo Games

Anthony Gramuglia
in Entertainment

People have this weird desire to take pleasant, happy memories, and twist them into some of the scariest moments of our lives. Nintendo has a close spot in many gamers' hearts. Maybe the NES was your ...

Brian Carney Has Made a Name for Himself and Remembers His Classic TV Show Father Art Carney

Rich Monetti
in Entertainment

Like other kids’ fathers, Brian Carney’s dad left for work everyday from their Yonkers’ home in the 50s. On the other hand, the then elementary schooler soon noticed that his father’s Classic TV show ...

Surviving

Annessa Babic
in Culture

In 1988, sitting behind the dollar store, across from school, me and my two closest friends sat and read from library books. Yet, these weren’t ones from school. Instead, we had gone to the public lib...