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

Maleficent Review
Title: Maleficent MPAA Rating: PG Director: Robert Stromberg Starring: Angeline Jolie, Sharlto Copley, Sam Riley Runtime: 1 hr 37 mins
O'Henry Henry'O2 years ago
Shows, Movies, and Games that Scared Me When I Was Young
When I was young, I was a fluttery child. I wasn't into being thrilled, at least not as much as today, where dark humor is the build of my comedy. Though you may say "This isn't scary!", but remember ...
Oculus Review
Title: Oculus MPAA Rating: R Director: Mike Flanagan Starring: Karen Gillan, Brenton Thwaites, Katee Sackhoff Runtime: 1 hr 45 mins
A.R. Minhas2 years ago
Twin Peaks, and How To Enjoy It
Twin Peaks Season 3 is now in progress, and so far the show has been getting a lot of mixed reception. The criticism has been mostly focused on the show’s pacing which has been very, very slow; unlike...
Freda D2 years ago
Horror Movies
I want to tell you about a few movies that scared me. They are Silent Hill, 13 Ghosts, and 28 Days Later. The only thing that provokes genuine fear in me regarding any horror movie is whether or not I...
James Giles2 years ago
Twin Peaks 2017: Part 7 - There's a Body Alright
For fans who have felt The Return has been too slow in driving the plot, has strayed a bit too far from the tone and narrative style of the first two seasons, then "Part 7" must have provided a huge s...
Kelly Hawks2 years ago
Battle of The Anime Bad-Asses
Like Fight Club, there are some unspoken rules to being a bad-ass in anime. The first rule of being a bad-ass: A bad-ass does not purposely try to be a bad-ass. A bad-ass is simply a bad-ass. Period. ...
F. Simon Grant2 years ago
Urthona and Rintrah: The Last Days of Dr. Strange, Vol. 2
Peter B. Gillis, my favorite Dr. Strange writer of the 1980s, debuted two underrated and tragically forgotten alien creatures in the same storyline that brought volume 2 to an end: Rintrah, the green ...
Devon Falls2 years ago
The Wonder in 'Wonder Woman'
Wonder Woman. A name that holds the provocative power of inspiration and awe. And thankfully the film adaptation with the same branded misnomer was able to evoke that same set of emotional gravitas I'...
Kieren Hayward2 years ago
I Don't Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Last night I laid in bed butt naked due to the unbearable heat and hunted through my Netflix trying to find a good film, but damn it's hard to find a decent film. Eventually, however, I found an indep...
Sean Patrick2 years ago
Roxanne, Pratfall-A-Rama and What Might Have Been
Why don’t I love “Roxanne” anymore? The Steve Martin-Darryl Hannah comedy is turning 30 years old this week and will be featured on this week’s I Hate Critics movie review podcast which is being dedicated to the work of Steve Martin, featuring a Steve Martin Top 5 and “The Jerk” as this week’s I Hate Critics Undisputed Classic. So, of course, I watched “Roxanne” and the film left me only mildly amused at best, deeply disappointed at worst. This confused me because my memory of the film, from bei...
Joanna White2 years ago
Shadowhunters
Shadowhunters season 2 episode 11, "Mea Maxima Culpa" left me breathless. *** WARNING SPOILERS BELOW. READ AT YOUR OWN PERIL*** Here are my thoughts (not nessesarily in order of the events that happen...
American Cinema, Technology and Cyborg Embodiment
Wall-e (Benjamin A. Burtt) is an animation about a robot named Wall-e the last of his kind whose ‘directive’ is to clean the earth because it has become uninhabitable for humans. Wall-e has developed ...
Rich Monetti2 years ago
No Matter the Facts of Real Life Escape From Alcatraz - Clint Eastwood Does Just That In 1979 Film
Long before Tim Robbins (as Andy Dufresne) endured the injustice and indignity of Shawshank Prison and turned the tides on his duplicitous, righteous jailers, Clint Eastwood engineered his own real li...
Dre Joseph2 years ago
Movie Review: "Wonder Woman" Defeats the Box Office
When she was first sketched on a blank page, it was 1940, the dark days of the Second World War. A year later she made her first appearance in All Star Comics. Little boys liked her because she was st...
James Giles2 years ago
Twin Peaks 2017: The Gifted and The Damned
Twin Peaks: The Return Parts 5&6, titled 'Case Files' and 'Don't Die' respectively, continue the trend of using a variety of digital techniques to enhance the visual storytelling; here I'll be taking ...
Don Hemingway Review
Title: Dom Hemingway MPAA Rating: R Director: Richard Shepard Starring: Jude Law, Emilia Clarke, Richard E. Grant Runtime: 1 hr 33 mins
The Chairport2 years ago
All Eyez On Me Review
2016's Straight Outta Compton was a huge success, both fans and critics loved it. Now this year’s Straight Outta Compton is All Eyez on Me, the bio-drama about Tupac’s life. These films are clearly st...