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Star Wars in Review: Episode III

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A Review by G-Funk Director: George Lucas Cast: Ewan McGregor, Hayden Christenson, Natalie Portman, Samuel L. Jackson, Frank Oz Plot: Anakin Skywalker, a Jedi who remains secretly married (in spite of spending all… Continue reading

‘The Adventures of Tintin’ Movie Review

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A Review by G-FUNK Director: Steven Spielberg Cast: Jamie Bell, Andy Serkis, Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, Daniel Craig Plot: Boyish journalist Tintin happens upon a model of a ship – The Unicorn –… Continue reading

Showdown: Hanna vs Hit-Girl

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Hired killers and psychotic vigilantes have become commonplace on our cinema screens. It’s almost a given that when a person has been wronged the normal response will be a kill-crazy rampage, ending dozens… Continue reading

We Have a New URL!

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After a visit from Santa (or possible my good lady Doctor Funk) we have bought the domain name for this little corner of the internet. Starting today we can now be found at…houseofgeekery.com… Continue reading

‘Cowboys and Aliens’ DVD Review

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A Review by G-Funk! Director: Jon Favreau Cast: Daniel Craig, Harrison Ford, Sam Rockwell, Olivia Wilde Plot: There’s a bunch of cowboys and a bunch of aliens. They have a disagreement. Review: I… Continue reading

Yes, We Should Tell Our Children that Santa is Real

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A feature by G-FUNK. When I was on my way to becoming a parent my wife and I had a discussion about whether or not we should participate in the charade of Santa… Continue reading

10 Movies to Avoid this Holiday Season

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Christmas is a great time for the movie studios. Box office numbers go up, people don’t want to be challenged and everyone’s too befuddled by big meals and booze to care much about… Continue reading

‘Bad Teacher’ DVD Review

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A review by G-Funk! Director: Jake Kasdan Cast: Cameron Diaz, Jason Segel, Justin Timberlake, Lucy Punch Plot: Elizabeth Halsey (Diaz) is a terrible teacher, but the job is only a stop-gap before she… Continue reading

‘Geek Wisdom: The Sacred Teachings of Nerd Culture’ Book Review

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Author: N.K. Jemisin Review: There are dozens upon dozens of gimmicky bite-size books capitalising on the recent increase in geekness permeating popular culture. ‘Helpful Types of Being a Zombie!’ ‘How to Woo A… Continue reading

Christmas Showdown! The Grinch vs Jack Skellington

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Christmas is here! No doubt your christmas trees are surrounded by tightly wrapped blu-rays, gadgets, video games and other geekly delights. Soon we will be sharing in goodwill, big meals and family togetherness.… Continue reading