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Controversies Cloud BattleBots’ Conclusion

Per Matt When a show hypes up its entire season, leading to an epic conclusion… but that grand finale fizzles due to not one, but two controversial decisions that felt absolutely arbitrary and incredibly inconsistent from the rest of the… Continue Reading →

The Power of Music and Movies

For as long as movies have existed, there has been music to accompany it. Only the earliest films ever made didn’t have in-house piano and organ music, before silent pictures moved to sound. The first full-length film to include synchronized… Continue Reading →

Zelda, Take My Breath Away

The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is the most ambitious game ever released by Nintendo. The house of Mario rarely ever puts out a title that is less than stellar, but Breath of the Wild breaks the mold.

Remaking a Remake with The Magnificent Seven

Per Matt Reimagining classic movies is nothing new in this day and age, but when, exactly, did remakes of remakes actually begin? Surely, back in 1954, Akira Kurosawa had no idea his film, Seven Samurai, would make a lasting pop-cultural influence… Continue Reading →

Bats v. Supes v. Critique

Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice really needed to be a masterpiece. It needed to be so impossibly perfect that the most cynical among us would eat their hats, stuffed with crow meat. Heaven and earth needed to move, not… Continue Reading →

Kung Fu Panda 3: A Delightful Sequel

A third Far-East adventure is heading to your near-theater and it will be worth those extra 3-D dollars at the ticket counter. Kung Fu Panda 3, the Dreamworks Animation hit franchise’s new sequel, will be delivered hot and fresh on… Continue Reading →

Waiting in Line for Star Wars: From 1980 to 2015

Per Matt A lot can change throughout the years, but the anticipation for a new Star Wars movie never seems to disappear. The production company may have been sold, the creator may have retired and a new generation of filmmakers… Continue Reading →

The 2016 Golden Globes Nominations From a Geek’s Perspective

Per Matt The nominations have been announced for the 2016 Golden Globes awards ceremony and surprisingly, geek culture was embraced with the list. Here’s a quick look at the potential award winners, from a geek’s perspective.

Back to Frank Black

Per Matt “In a world where evil has many faces, hope has just one: Frank Black.” For three years, Millennium pushed every boundary as a television series from 1996 to 1999. Hard to describe using only a few words, it… Continue Reading →

William Shakespeare’s Star Wars

Just when I thought there were no new ideas in the Star Wars Universe… Verily, there is a new hope.

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