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Reviews of the top geek movies, tv, and books in the industry.

Jason Schwartz2 years ago
5 Horrible Ideas For TV Shows (That Actually Aired)
Sometimes you look at a show and wonder how someone thought that would be a good idea for a TV show. I understand not all shows are going to be Game of Thrones, but honestly who thought a show about t...
xXx: The Return of Xander Cage Review
I am reviewing the action films xXx, xXx: State of the Union, and xXx: The Return of Xander Cage starring Vin Diesel.
Rich Monetti2 years ago
'The Bad News Bears' Remembers a Time When We Didn’t Smother Kids with Child Psychology
Picture this, a little league baseball team packed 10 deep in a convertible - three perilously hanging out the back. Add Walter Matthau pouring vodka into an open container, while jockeying back and f...
Gabrielle Faust2 years ago
The Profound Impact of Buried
In a day and age when movie goers have become so jaded and desensitized due to the over-saturation of visual stimulation a retreat to the an absolute barebones minimalistic filmmaking is one hell of a...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
Love is Strange Lacks Cohesion Despite Gay Marriage Injustice Portrayed
If you randomly get plopped down in a movie theater, there’s a real good chance that the barrier of faster than light travel has been breached, a car chase will defy the laws of physics or a superhero...
Rachel A. David2 years ago
Best Crime Comic Book Series
There's something about comic books that tends to make them seem wholesome–maybe its the colorful cartoons, or the fact that superhero comics almost always end up with a happy resolution, or perhaps i...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
'Locke' Puts You On the Edge of Your Seat
You want suspense and like being on the edge of your seat. Well, forget Hannibal Lecter or Bruce the Shark gnashing their teeth in hot pursuit. You’re looking for a thrill ride then get off the Black ...
Rachel A. David2 years ago
Best Slice of Life Graphic Novels
I seek not to undermine the likes of Superman, the Avengers or to disrespect anyone in cape, for that matter. The fact is, that comic books have been synonymous with vigilante justice-seekers and acti...
Robert Cain2 years ago
'Trainspotting 2' Movie Review
Released: 27th January 2017 (UK) Length: 117 Minutes Certificate: 18 Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewan Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle and Anjela Nedyalkova Trainspotting h...
Robert Cain2 years ago
'Trainspotting' Movie Review
Released: 23rd February 1996 Length: 93 Minutes Certificate: 18 Director: Danny Boyle Starring: Ewan McGregor, Ewn Bremner, Jonny Lee Miller, Robert Carlyle, Kevin McKidd and Kelly McDonald Cult films...
M.L. Spencer2 years ago
Excerpt from 'Darkstorm' by Breakout Fantasy Author M. L. Spencer
When Merris Bryar stumbles across a secret meeting in the forgotten passages beneath Aerysius, she has no idea the harrowing sequence of events her discovery will set into motion. Merris discovers tha...
Netflix's 'A Series of Unfortunate Events'
“I can’t believe it. After years of providing top-quality entertainment on demand, Netflix is risking its reputation and its success by associating itself with my dismaying and upsetting books.” — Lem...
Gabrielle Faust2 years ago
More Than Three Reasons 'Three' Was a Let-Down
Ted Dekker, the best-selling author of over seventeen novels including The Circle Trilogy, Adam, Blink of an Eye, Skin, Saint, House and Obessed, has been known primarily as a “writer for the movie ge...
Jason Schwartz2 years ago
The Good and Bad of the First Episode of Riverdale
Warning: Spoilers for the first episode of Riverdale below This is not the Archie Andrews we grew up with. There's a reason they decided to call the series Riverdale instead of Archie, this is not the...
Gabrielle Faust2 years ago
Absolutely Nothing Recycled About Re-Cycle
The Hong Kong film masters the Pang Brothers have revolutionized modern horror cinema over the past decade. Their acclaimed movies such as THE EYE, which has been remade countless times within several...
'Patriots Day' Review
An all-star cast tells the action-packed story that is Patriots Day. Starring Mark Wahlberg, John Goodman, Kevin Bacon, J. K. Simmons, and Michelle Monaghan, the film follows the lives of those effect...
Mike Mavenful2 years ago
Mel Brooks' 'High Anxiety' Is Still a Welcome Relief
Mel Brooks' filmmaking career has been a continual source of amazement and amusement for me. Highlighted in The Producers, the unique combination of sophisticated wit and Yiddish vaudeville that inhab...
Gabrielle Faust2 years ago
Lose No Sleep Over 'Lost Boys II: The Tribe'
When I think of the movies that influenced my nubile mind during the 80’s the campy horror flick LOST BOYS leaps to the foreground, fangs, feathered hair and all! There is a certain self-deprecating d...