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‘Fellowship of the Ring’ Ten Year Anniversary Review

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Director: Peter Jackson Starring: Elijah Wood, Sean Austin, Billy Boyd, Dominic Monghan, Sir Ian McKellen, Viggo Mortensen, Sir Christopher Lee, Sean Bean, Jonathon Rhys David, Orlando Bloom, Liv Tyler, Hugo Weaving, Cate Blanchett.… Continue reading

Fitness for Geeks!

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You’re a geek. You want to spend your time immersed in your geekery. Watching TV and movies, surfing the internet, writing fanfic, gaming, building ships in bottles – whatever your interest is you… Continue reading

‘Where’s the Doctor’ Book

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So I was walking past the bookshop during my lunch break today. Usually when passing by the bookshop I try not to look because it often leads to all the money flying out… Continue reading

‘Green Hornet’ DVD Review

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Director: Michel Gondry Starring: Seth Rogen, Jay Chou, Christolph Waltz, Cameron Pelican Diaz Plot: A revisit of the old school vigilante radio and television serial that sees the brat son of a media… Continue reading

Top 10 Genre Mash-Ups

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Movies produced through the studio system adhere to set formulas which are split into genres. Occasionally a studio head would pour too much cocaine down their windpipe and get the notion that grabbing two genres and rubbing… Continue reading

Classic Scene – “It’s…it’s a dinosaur…”

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“It’s…it’s a dinosaur…” Jurassic Park (Spielberg, 1993) The Scene John Hammond (Attenborough) has done the impossible on the Ilsa Nubla, but he’s making his lawyers nervous. To gain support for his project he’s… Continue reading

Raising Your Geekling: Mad Scientist Building Blocks

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Playing with your geekling is awesome, and building blocks are a simple joy. A set of colourful blocks plus a re-purposed Jenga set has provided more hours of entertainment than the expensive interactive… Continue reading

‘Contagion’ Review

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Director: Steven Soderberg Starring: A whole bunch of brilliant, talented actors. And Gwyneth Paltrow. Plot: A mutation of a virus finds itself into the human population. With no vaccinations, antibodies or treatments it… Continue reading

Online Predators Confronted…by Batman

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Whilst we at the House of Geekery cannot endorse the actions of this individual due to technical legal mumbo-jumbo, we can laugh heartily at his epic trolling of online sexual predators. Enjoy.

‘Superman Returns’ Retro Review

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Director: Bryan Singer Starring: Brendan Routh, Kevin Spacey Plot: Superman…um…returns and finds that the more things change the more they stay the same. Review: Although on the outset this seems like a pretty solid superhero tale it has… Continue reading