Category Archive: Geek Rant

5 Movies I Used to Hate But Changed My Mind On

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Watching movies and tasting foods for the first time are visceral experiences.  Love, hate, indifference, disgust; there are many gradations of response once the end credits roll or you take that first bite.… Continue reading

Why Quentin Tarantino Is Batshit Crazy Insane

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I’m a firm believer that many geniuses are partly mad.  History bares this out.  Michelangelo rarely changed his clothes and walked away from conversations mid-sentence.  Famous Japanese author Yukio Mushima stormed the Japanese… Continue reading

The 3 Movies You Didn’t See in 2015 (But Should)

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I know what you’re thinking…Ex-Machina, right? It’s on everyone’s list of the most under-rated movies for 2015. Which is weird, because it’s one of the most talked movies of the year, scored 92% on Rotten… Continue reading

A ‘Star Wars’ Hater Reviews ‘The Force Awakens’

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First and foremost, I should qualify the title of this review. I loved Star Wars as a kid. The movies were awesome and the toys were radical (that’s how we expressed our love of… Continue reading

LEGO Keeps Spoiling Marvel Movies – Including ‘Civil War’

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There’s a very strange trend happening in regards to movie spoilers the past few years. There’s been an ongoing habit by Denmark based plastic brick production powerhouse of dropping big spoilers for the… Continue reading

Knee Jerk Racism When Casting Movie Roles

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This is a delicate post for me to write.  I live in a country (USA) where the issue of racism is probably more prevalent in the media than it’s been in twenty years.… Continue reading

Turning Felicity Smoak into Oracle is a Terrible Idea

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If you’re allergic to spoilers and have not yet seen the mid-season finale to Arrow, turn back now. Final warning. Good. So Felicity ended the season in a bit of a pickle. She survived… Continue reading

Why Indie Comic Books are the Future of Comics on the Big Screen

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When you think of the most prominent comic book companies in film, you conclude on Marvel & DC. These are the two big publishers who are dominating the film business right now. As… Continue reading

WTF Hollywood??? Stop Splitting Movies Up Unnecessarily!

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Some stories, especially ones based on novels, need more than one movie. The content is just so vast and expansive that collapsing the material into one 2 1/2 movie just wouldn’t work.  An… Continue reading

Why it’s hard to like literary 007 in 2015

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Last year, it was announced that acclaimed writer Anthony Horowitz would be writing the next James Bond continuation novel. Released in September 2015, Trigger Mortis hailed the publicity-grabbing return of Pussy Galore from Goldfinger,… Continue reading