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Ten Random Thoughts: ‘Scream 3’

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1. For someone suffering from emotional and psychological trauma I don’t really buy that she’s spending her time working on a crisis hotline. Maybe work on your own issues first? 2. Since when… Continue reading

I Want to Hit Jennifer Aniston With a Water Bottle

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Seven months ago the Glacéau company (don’t be fooled by the French name, it’s just another branch of the Coca-Cola company) proudly announced to the internet that they were presenting Jennifer Aniston in… Continue reading

Yeti Hunting Scientists Report Success! Wait, what?

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For those not geeky enough to be following this story…the Russian mining town of Kemerovo (about 5000 kilometres east of Moscow) have been reporting an increased number of sightings of yetis in the… Continue reading

Reading to your Geekling: ‘Crazy Hair’

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When you tired of reading and re-reading ‘The Very Hungry Caterpillar’ – and you will tire of it eventually – you’re going to be on the lookout for more reading materials for your… Continue reading

‘Scream 2’ Retro Review

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Director: Wes Craven Starring: Neve Campbell, David Arquette, Courtney Cox, Sarah Michelle Geller, Jamie Kennedy, Jerry O’Connell, Timothy Olyphant Plot: Pretty much the same as the first one, but without the originality. The… Continue reading

Ten Random Thoughts While Watching ‘Scream 2’

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Going the extra meta- layer with the film within a film is already diminishing the impact of the original. As is the terrible remix of the Nick Cave song. Plus the shocking stereotypes… Continue reading

‘Kick-Ass 2’ Has Taken Things Too Far

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I’m not one who is easily offended by violence in the media. Content has to pretty extreme or excessively gratuitous before I’d be put off by it. With its fourth issue, Kick-Ass 2… Continue reading

Cthulhu by Dr. Seuss!

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Cthulhu is right up there with ninjas, zombies, Apple products and Wolverine as something that geeks obsess about way too much…but we still love it. Seuss style Old Ones right here!

‘The Thing’ Retro Review

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Director: John Carpenter Cast: Kurt Russell, Wilford Brimley, Keith David Plot: A small group of researchers stationed in the Arctic are hunted by an alien who hides in plain site by taking over… Continue reading

‘Jaws’ Retro Review

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Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Roy Schieder, Robert Shaw, Richard Dreyfess Plot: A giant great white pointer makes the island community of Amity their feeding ground. Local police chief Brody tries to take action… Continue reading