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‘(500) Days of Summer’ Retro Review

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Director: Marc Webb Starring: Joseph Gordon Levitt, Zooey Deschenal, various hipsters. Plot: It’s a rom-com, but with a twist. It’s pretentious AND boring. During the voice-over introduction to this movie, the chain-smoking narrator… Continue reading

Classic Scene #2 – “I Kinda Like the Dark Grey One”

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“I Kinda Like the Dark Grey One” from Ed Wood (Tim Burton, 1994) The Scene: Edward D. Wood, Jr. (widely considered the worst film-maker of all time) is putting together his newest disaster… Continue reading

Trade Paperbacks vs Monthly Issues

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Honestly, I have no idea why people buy comics month to month. I see them there buying them by the dozen month after month whilst ignoring the collected trades of the same issues… Continue reading

Why I Didn’t Care That Spider-Man Died

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Originally I sat down with the intention of knocking together a review of the ‘Death of Spider-Man’ story arc that has taken place across the pages of ‘Ultimate Spider-Man’ and ‘The Ultimates’. Instead… Continue reading

The Enduring Popularity of Batman

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There is no doubt that if you happened to see just about any video game store last Tuesday night you saw people lining up for one thing; Batman: Arkham City. Out of all 52… Continue reading

‘Joe Cinque’s Consolation’ Book Review

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Author: Helen Garner Plot: Garner learns of a murder trail in progress and heads to Canberra to investigate. She is astonished by the nature of the murderer, Anu Singh, and becomes close with… Continue reading

Frank Oz Dissed the Muppets Movie?!

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As you have no doubt noticed, there’s a new movie featuring the Muppets called ‘The Muppets’ due to be released. If you haven’t been aware you should mosey on over to youtube and… Continue reading

Quentin Tarantino* reviews one of the worst films of 2011

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Hey Tarantino* here taking over the House of Geekery as I go through a quick review of one of the worst films of 2011. The Green Hornet. It pains me to even say… Continue reading

‘The Big Bang Theory’ Hates Geeks

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‘The Big Bang Theory’ is the most successful of the recent pop-culture trend towards geek culture. The show centres around a group of four geeks and the non-geek girl who lives across the… Continue reading

Ten Random Thoughts while Watching ‘The Prestige’

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I remember initial reviews for this movie commenting on the ‘twist’ about High Jackman cloning himself being ‘obvious’. Look behind you, the point of the movie just flew straight past you. Love the… Continue reading