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

Danielle Banner2 years ago
Best Netflix Original Series of 2016
It’s difficult to declare one show the absolute best Netflix original series of 2016. The innovative streaming platform has put their focus on quality shows and the effort makes them stand out, not on...
Jason Schwartz2 years ago
Questions We Hope To See Answered in the Last Season of 'Grimm'
Grimm is a show that on paper, should never have worked. Throughout its six season run, Grimm has aired on 4 different days of the week but has stayed primarily in the Friday time slot where very few ...
Mike Mavenful2 years ago
Reviewing 'Heaven Can Wait'
Warren Beatty's Heaven Can Wait begins in the same California hills where his Shampoo ended. But where George in Shampoo reached a dead end, Joe Pendleton embarked on a fanciful journey that he hoped ...
5 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Catch a Bank Robber
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...
Stephen Hamilton2 years ago
'Powers' Season 1 Review
Powers was the first original TV show from PlayStation Network, and is based on the eponymous comic book series. It premiered on March 10, 2015, as an online streaming series. The show features human ...
Jeremy Frommer2 years ago
Ultimate Guide to STARZ 'Spartacus'
I will not forget the first season of Spartacus. Blood and Sand starred Andy Whitfield as the legendary Spartacus and Manu Bennett. The show was something original, best compared to the epic 300 serie...
Jeremy Frommer2 years ago
Larry Blamire's Steam Wars: Head of Steam
Bringing Larry Blamire's tale to life through the amazing medium of comic books was an important experience for me. I had a chance to work with Larry directly and get to know a universe only creatives...
Mike Mavenful2 years ago
Is 'Saturday Night Fever' Still Running High?
As long as Norman Wexler (who also wrote Serpico)'s screenplay stays on or near the dance floor, Saturday Night Fever can do no wrong. The rituals, atmosphere and unapologetic promiscuity that define ...
7 Films or Television Shows You Should Watch if You Want to Catch a Serial Killer
This is the second article in a series about films or television shows you should watch if you want to work for the Chief of Police. You should read the article 9 Films You Should Watch if You Want to...
Jason Schwartz2 years ago
Best Nickelodeon Holiday Specials
We all know what the best part of the holidays are. No, it's not family or friends or food or even presents, the best part of the holiday season is obviously the TV specials. Cartoon holiday specials ...
Mike Mavenful2 years ago
'Semi-Tough' Was an Easier Read
Michael Ritchie's film adaptation of Dan Jenkins' raucous, ribald and satiric look at football fanaticism in Dallas was a heavy favorite going into production. The novel’s savvy view of pro football in the 1970s, at the dawn of pop culture, acknowledged with a sly wink the absurdity of approaching anything as superficial as pro football with a religious aura of seriousness. Aging running back Billy Clyde Puckett (Burt Reynolds), receiver Shake Tiller (Kris Kristofferson) and Barbara Jane Bookman...
Jeremy Frommer2 years ago
Larry Blamire's Steam Wars: A Good Left Arm
Larry Blamire's Steam Wars comic series is a tor de force of the steam punk genre. Larry's visuals are stunning, characters have depth and the steam punk story line is action filled. Decades ago Blami...
9 Films You Should Watch if You Want to Catch a Thief
First, you must learn how to think like one. If you know a cop then share this article with him or her
Sarah Quinn2 years ago
The Timeless Lessons of Captain EO
Some of you immediately remember your first experience seeing the science fiction classic Captain EO. You were either at a Disney park between 1986 and 1997 seeing the original short film, or you were...
Jason Schwartz2 years ago
5 Gamecube Games That Are Still Great
The Gamecube system might now be just for college dorm rooms, but back in the day it was a revolutionary system. While there are many bad Gamecube games (*cough* Shadow the Hedgehog *cough*) the best ...
Patricia Sarkar2 years ago
Best 'Goosebumps' Books 
Goosebumps has the benefit of appealing to both young kids and adults who grew up in the nineties and still have plenty of nostalgia for the nights they stayed awake reading the classics. Even those n...
Matt Cates2 years ago
90’s Hero Movies Well Worth Another Watch
For every action there’s an equal but opposite reaction, or something like that. And so, to pay for the sins of the 80’s, the 90’s were born…and with them lurched a slew of “dark” hero films crafted a...
Sarah Quinn2 years ago
Most Magical Fantasy Movie Soundtracks
Sometimes it’s fun to visit a dark world where creatures jump out at you and everyone’s a little mad. At other times, you’d like to fall asleep, relaxed and happy, imagining yourself enjoying a pint i...