Category Archive: Random Geekness

Retired Disney Cartoon Characters

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Why yes, I did just steal DarkNite’s article idea and add a Disney spin on it. Hey – I’m in between moving house and taking a long trip, I don’t have time to… Continue reading

Top 10 Most Grotesque X-Men Powers

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The Marvel universe is home to many, many mutant characters. Some have amazing powers, whilst others are…improbable. Such as mutating to travel through portals but only on a boogie-board. That’s not what we’re… Continue reading

Galactic Starcruiser A Flop in the Force?

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Ever since purchasing Lucasfilm in 2012, Disney has not been shy about exploring every possible stream of revenue the galaxy far, far away could possibly lend itself to. We have seen new films… Continue reading

The Wrong Lesson Marvel Might Take From Spider-Man: No Way Home

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Spider-Man: No Way Home opened late in 2021, and still more than doubled the box office of the previous champion, Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. In a year with limited… Continue reading

Top 10 ‘Sparks’ Music Videos

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If there’s one thing that marks 2021 in this house it’s the discovery and growing obsession with ‘Sparks’, an American pop group fronted by brothers Russell and Ron Mael. Their incredible 50 year… Continue reading

Top 10 Horror Movie Openings

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SCREAM Scream opens with a sequence that kick-starts the story but works as a terrifying short film disconnected from the remainder of the movie. It’s a perfect demonstration of escalating tension, and immediately… Continue reading

Geek Travels: Old Exchange & Provost Dungeon

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Recently I had the chance to travel to Charleston, South Carolina and as a massive history buff the fact that this city proudly wore its centuries of heritage proudly meant there was plenty… Continue reading

MCU Villains Who Are Cranky Versions of the Hero

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The MCU scripting department really has only one mode when it comes to origin stories, as quite often the villains represent a potential dark path our champion could have followed. This is often… Continue reading

The Top 10 Scariest MCU Moments

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The MCU is hardly known for its moments of dread or horror…but I’m feeling lazy so here’s a quick list. Happy Spoopy Season! DISMEMBERMENT IN THE LIBRARY Kaecilius is not the most talked… Continue reading

Top 10 Movies Within Movies

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There’s something especially fun about a movie that exists within the world of a movie. There’s an extra level of separation from reality that makes them feel absurd. It’s a strange little insight… Continue reading