Tag Archive: rant

You Need To Meet Their Mother. Right Now.

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The week that the House of Geekery launched coincided with the seventh season of ‘How I Met Your Mother’ starting. At the time I wrote an article about why they needed to start… Continue reading

What Makes a Good Prequel?

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G-FUNK lays out some truth… Prequels. So few words are as reviled by cinema snobs as this one. It inspires more groans that ‘sequel’, ‘reboot’ and ‘gritty’ combined (but not ‘video games adaptation).… Continue reading

The 5 Directors Who Used to be Interesting

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Some petty bitchiness from G-FUNK Over the past two and half months I’ve been running a series about the Top 10 Most Interesting Directors of the Now – the directors who are defining… Continue reading

Doctor Who is an Asshole

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Ok, I admit baiting you a little with that title. This isn’t so much to do with the Doctor as he currently exists. That Doctor is awesome and viewed with something approaching reverence.… Continue reading

The Sexism of Lego Friends

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(image credit, Lego) Ranted by Hedgehog I’d like to preface this, the first of what is sure to be a great number of diatribes, with a fact. As a child, perhaps three years old,… Continue reading

How Not to Make a Movie: ‘Green Lantern’

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I was going to write a review for Green Lantern, but it would’ve comprised of the word ‘shithouse’ repeated over and over, so instead let’s take an educated look at the film-making process… Continue reading

Superman is Boring

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I’m going to get this off my chest quickly because as soon as half the geeks writing for this site get wind of it they’ll be curb-stomping me before I point out that… Continue reading

‘Community’ Already Under the Axe?

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Remember when The Big Bang Theory was a little known sitcom with a dedicated viewership before it exploded into mainstream popularity which cemented it’s place on television for years to come. The third… Continue reading

Comics are Racist

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Are comics racist? There is a massive imbalance between white-as-the-driven-snow characters and non-Caucasians. To rub salt in the wound, those who aren’t white are often shocking stereotypes. I know what you’re thinking: Storm,… 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