Category Archive: Geek Rant

Aussies: Don't Blame Each Other for Not Social Distancing. Blame Scott Morrison

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Jump onto your social media for a moment. Facebook will yield the best results in this social experiment I’m sending you on. It’s very likely that you’ve just seen a bunch of people… Continue reading

I Watched a Horror Movie So Boring I Forgot I Watched It

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It was late in the afternoon that I remembered. It just popped into my head…I watched a horror movie last night. This is nothing out of the ordinary, and my mind was still… Continue reading

The Great Aussie Toilet Paper Crisis of 2020

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So here’s a thing happening in the land down-under that may not have penetrated the coronavirus Super Tuesday news wall in your country. Australia is on the verge of riots. Panic in the… Continue reading

The Worst Ending to Any Horror Movie. Ever.

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Quite the statement, but not one without qualification. It’s no secret that shoddy horror movies on Netflix is a guilty pleasure on mine. It’s makes for a good bit of background noise when… Continue reading

2019 Movie Year In Review!

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After a less than stellar 2018, cinema roared back in big way this past year. Whether it was the haunting black and white terror of Robert Eggers’ The Lighthouse, or the feel good… Continue reading

The Perfect Horror Movie for Australia Day

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The horror movie industry has a special fondness for holidays, as they’re a ready-made theme for your shash-a-thon. New Year’s Eve has New Year’s Evil and Terror Train. Christmas has Krampus, Silent Night… Continue reading

Cutting Cable or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Embrace the Steam

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Let me just start this off with saying I am an old school kind of guy as you may have guessed. Ever since I was a nerdy young lad, I have dug on… Continue reading

That Time a Director Couldn’t Choose an Ending…So He Didn’t

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Over the past 20 years we’ve seen online communication and digital technology arrive in households, seep into our routine and begin replacing things. Sometime’s they’re big and obvious, like streaming services replacing the… Continue reading

Xenomorph Lost: The Curious Case of William Gibson’s ‘Alien 3’

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Ever since James Cameron’s 1986 classic Aliens, Hollywood has attempted with varying degrees of success to reclaim the magic of the Alien franchise. Some attempts have been solid (Prometheus) others flaming piles of… Continue reading

How to Make Me Care About the Oscars

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Once again it’s time to buzz your Oscars and declare your favourite snubbed titles, the Academy Awards are upon us. And once again we anticipate viewer numbers to be at an all time… Continue reading