Category Archive: Geek Rant

6 Geektastic Prequels That You Need To See

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  Prequels get a bad rap. Obviously, George Lucas didn’t help much with the abysmal dreck that was The Phantom Menace and Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy, while entertaining, was often ponderous. Throw in turd burgers… Continue reading

Let’s Discuss the Supanova LGBTIQ+ Controversy

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Any geek who has been online during this past weekend would have seen some heated discussions going on regarding Australian pop-culture expo Supanova, including articles in both the niche and mainstream media. We… Continue reading

Remember, Remember ‘V for Vendetta…’

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And please note for the purposes of this article I will be discussing the film only.  I”m well aware that Alan Moore’s graphic novel from the 1980s differs in many ways from the… Continue reading

On Not Being A Hypocrite and Hating Prequels: An ‘Alice Through the Looking Glass’ Review

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I’m a hypocrite. I’ve been rallying against the Ghostbusters hate, not because I think it’s going to be a good movie but because I think we should give it a chance. Any film deserves… Continue reading

Why We Need A ‘Game of Thrones’ Spin-off Show

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Spin-off shows can be tricky.  For every Torchwood and Frasier there’s a Joey or The Lone Gunmen.  It’s the proverbial Forrest Gump with a box of chocolates situation.  While the ingredients can  be in place (actors, writers, setting) the… Continue reading

Why I’ll Never Buy a Funko Pop Vinyl Figure (By A Compulsive Collector)

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On the weekend we went to a collector’s fair. My primary goal was to buy Lego characters, but we put aside a couple of hours to browse through all the stalls, checking out… Continue reading

6 LGBT Superheroes That Deserve Cinematic Representation And Why Captain America Doesn’t Need To Be One of Them

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Well another week another nerd cataclysm to deal with. On the heels of the Angry Video Game Nerd and that whole debacle, we’ve got a new flavor of the week controversy.  This time it… Continue reading

10 Sequels and Reboots Way More Offensive to Fans Than ‘Ghostbusters’

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The internet is caught in a cycle. A new piece of news or a trailer for Ghostbusters comes out, a bunch of pissy man-children indignantly bellow about how much they hate it and then… Continue reading

The Angry Video Game Nerd, The New Ghostbusters, and Why I’ve Lost All Respect For Devin Faraci

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Comment sections are a cesspool. While occasionally they contain well thought out, cogent, and sometimes even profound insights, more often than not the comments section serves as a place for Internet trolls to… Continue reading

10 ‘Whitewashing’ Casting Controversies

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Now here’s a term that’s getting thrown about a whole lot, and it does draw controversy whenever it happens. There’s two sides to this…on the one hand we shouldn’t remain completely bound to… Continue reading