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Category Archive: Geek Rant

Let’s Talk About The ‘First Man’ Controversy

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“May you live in interesting times.” –Ancient Chinese Curse Being an American over the last few years has often been an exercise in the surreal. School shootings, social justice protests in sports, a… Continue reading

6 Superhero Teams Better Suited to a Gritty TV Show Than ‘Teen Titans’

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We’re all for new iterations of established characters. That can turn something good into something great. Just look at Watchmen, which started as a gritty and realistic depiction of classic superhero characters. It’s a… Continue reading

8 Times The MCU Overlooked Women

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If there’s one complaint against the Marvel Cinematic Universe that has remained consistent and valid is the lack of female representation among their main cast. Up until now the world’s most successful cinematic… Continue reading

When a Failed Kickstarter Becomes a Scam

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Earlier in the week I vented some frustration about a Kickstarter campaign I’d backed which had gone south. Communication between creator and backer had broken down, the state of the project was dubious… Continue reading

The Emotional Rollercoaster of Backing a Failed Kickstarter

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Kickstarter has some had an amazing impact of the creative community. Now independent artists can go straight to the audience and ask for financial support rather than going through the traditional channels. Consumers… Continue reading

Oscar Snubs and Surprises

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  We are in full swing when it comes to movie award season and the most coveted prize of all is, of course, Mr. Oscar.  On Tuesday the nominees were announced in Los… Continue reading

Not a Better Love Story Than ‘Twilight’: Harry Potter

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Guys. We gotta talk. Not about Twilight, necessarily, but about love stories. I frequently hear the phrase “still a better love story than Twilight”, and usually it’s funny, but sometimes it’s actually just kind… Continue reading

Rudolph The Red Nosed Reindeer* Is Anti-Conservative Liberal Propaganda

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We live in a volatile political climate right now.  Daily I have to watch fake news outlets like CNN, MSNBC, CBS, The Washington Post, Sunday Shalom, VIBE, and the Nashville Christian Advocate attack… Continue reading

How Wonder Woman Enters a Scene: ‘Justice League’ VS ‘Wonder Woman’

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We’ve seen Wonder Woman and it was gosh darn good. We also saw Justice League and it was…less good. Warner Brothers doesn’t really know what we want from these films. When revisiting them both to try… Continue reading

Warner Bros. Don’t Know What We Want From Superhero Movies

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To date the DC Cinematic Universe has gone from the divisive Man of Steel to the disastrous Batman V Superman and Suicide Squad and then to the sliver of hope that was Wonder Woman. Using this last… Continue reading