We live in a world where geekdom is at the forefront of pop culture and mainstream media. It is the greatest time in history to be a geek. Yet, there are many missteps along the way that we would love to take back. More than a few of Fox’s X-men films have been duds, BatmanRead More
Since 1937, Disney has been the gold standard for excellence in animated films. There have been some challengers across the years like Dreamworks and Laika but every child’s animated nostalgia leads back to Cinderella’s castle. In recent years, Disney has attempted to diverge from their formula of the pretty white princess set in some unnamedRead More
Historically, geeky films have not been the very successful at the Oscars. Most Academy voters are elderly which usually brings a disconnect with geek culture. Let
If you’re still looking (or asking!) for the perfect geeky gift then we’ve got you covered. Click on any of the titles to Let’s start with the big one: BB-8 App enabled droid by SPHERO Star Wars is going to be the biggest movie of our lifetimes (until the next one). I’m not sure that’sRead More
By now all of geekdom is much hype for the Captain America: Civil War movie releasing May 2016. If you haven’t read the original source material it’s worth a pickup. While the scope is smaller than the comics it seems Marvel Studios is going to deliver an epic battle(s) for all fankind. It’s been setRead More
Some interesting news recently came out the shadows. According to Variety, ABC has ordered an Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. spin-off based on the popular characters Mockingbird and Lance Hunter. This is pretty exciting news considering that a potential spin-off was axed by ABC not too long ago. This new show, apparently titled Marvel’s Most Wanted, is produced by theRead More
You ever feel that your favorite characters don’t get their due? So do we! Everyone knows Batman, Superman, and Spider-man. Get educated and join the Geek 101 crew as they pull out some awesome comic book characters that we think deserve more attention.
I’ve been itching to write an article on casting/fan-casting and I’ve finally got around to it! Fresh off of our previous episode of the pod, comic book casting has been on the brain. Instead of doing the plain old “5 actors who can play this role”, I decided to change things up. Now, I’m notRead More