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Category Archive: Geek Guide

The Early Days of J-Horror – Ring Kanzenban and Ju-On: The Curse

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Everyone has seen Ring and The Grudge, or at least the English remakes of them. Both are classics of what has been called the “J-Horror” movement, and both helped popularise Japanese horror movies… Continue reading

The Cornetto Trilogy: Blood, Ice Cream, and Subjugation

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Edgar Wright and Simon Pegg first started working together in 1996 on a British sketch comedy show called, Asylum. They would go on to make the British sitcom, Spaced, along with their newest buddy, Nick… Continue reading

What is Night Vale? Your Questions Answered

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Floating cats, dog park and Carlos – beautiful, perfect Carlos. Denizens of the internet, especially those on tumblr, may have been getting confused hearing about these things. Pictures of hooded figures, radio presenters… Continue reading

A Brief History of Actors Who Played Batman

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So they was some news today, you may have heard it – Ben Affleck has been announced as the latest actor to wear the cowl. This feature isn’t here to examine whether or… Continue reading

The History of Dracula on Film (Part 4)

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This is the continuation of the history of Dracula as one of the most iconic figures in film history, the previous installments can be found;here, here, and here. The Cold War was beginning… Continue reading

Doctor Who’s Companions: The Definitive Guide (Part 4)

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And here we are at the conclusion! If you want to catch up on the previous entries you can find them right here: Sarah Foreman – Ben Jackson Jamie McCrimmon – K9 Romana… Continue reading

The Best Batman Writers in Comics

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I am going to take a risk and suggest many visitors to this web site are fans of Batman. It is no secret that the writing staff here is and what is not… Continue reading

The History of Dracula on Film: Part 3

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As covered in the previous segments of this series (available here and here) Universal Studios, under the management of Carl Laemmle and his family, brought the first official adaptation of Dracula to cinema with great… Continue reading

Doctor Who’s Companions: The Definitive Guide (Part 3)

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We started this series quite some time ago but had to put it on hold while I, well, had to finish watching the series. Turns out that it’s looooong. Anyway, we’re up to… Continue reading

The History of Dracula on Film (Part 2)

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As we covered in the previous chapter of this series, Universal Studios now owned the rights to Dracula and they were itching to put their horror star, Lon Chaney into the film. The studio had been founded… Continue reading