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WTF Hollywood??? Enough with the ‘Star Wars’ Rumors!

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Obviously it’s not a prerequisite to be a Star Wars fan in order to be a geek.  But I’d hazard to guess that if you polled enough geeks, a high percentage would claim… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Wolf of Wall Street’

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Plot:  The latest film from legendary director Martin Scorsese and based on the true life story of Wall Street mogul Jordan Belfort (Leonardo DiCaprio), The Wolf of Wall Street follows the dramatic rise… Continue reading

Review: ‘Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues’

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Plot:  It’s 1980 and Ron Burgundy (Will Ferrell) has enjoyed his share of success.  He’s got a great job co-anchoring a nationwide news broadcast in New York City with this wife Veronica Corningstone (Christina Applegate)… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Why Casting Gal Gadot as Wonder Woman is a Horrible Idea

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*WTF Hollywood??? will be a reoccurring feature on House of Geekery where I will sound off about ridiculous, inane, or shameful things that occur in the movie industry. My passion for film runs… Continue reading

Hollywood is the ‘Dune’ killer Part II

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*In part II I will explore how to go about creating a solid adaptation While it’s important to acknowledge that a fine work of literature deserves an equally appropriate movie adaptation, it’s another… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’

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Plot:  Based on the best-seller by Suzanne Collins, The Hunger Games: Catching Fire picks up a few months after the events of the first film.  Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence) and Peeta Mellark (Josh… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ender’s Game’

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Plot: Based on the acclaimed novel by controversial author Orson Scott Card, Ender’s Game tells the story of Earth’s desperate fight against a race of bug-like aliens known as Formics. After the Formics… Continue reading

Ender’s Blame: Exploring the Controversy Over the Film Adaptation

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While the United States is not without its flaws as a country, one of our most cherished freedoms is the right to free speech.  It is a fundamental tenet of the United States… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Runner Runner’

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Plot: Richie Furst (Justin Timberlake) is a former Wall Street hotshot who lost his job and is now making his way through Princeton financial school. Desperate for tuition money, Furst uses his talent… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Elysium’

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Plot:  In the year 2154 Earth has become an overpopulated, poor, and polluted police state.  Most muddle through a dismal existence trying to eek out a living.  For the financially bereft the dream… Continue reading