Jake Gyllenhaal stars in this mind-bending action thriller about an experimental government program used to prevent a deadly terrorist attack in downtown
Orlando Overdrive 2018 Review
For a few hours on a Saturday night, I and many other geeks, nerds, and various weirdos (I say this with affection since I’m including myself among them, of course) got to experience a small taste of the old days when Nerdapalooza and Orlando Nerd Fest ruled the summers. Orlando Overdrive returned once again to the newly redesigned Geek Easy. This was my first one, and it really makes me wish I’d gone in the
Geek Music Episode 132: Aramis #2
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to Aramis. His latest release is Virtuoso. He’s also released a single, “Pride,” which you should check out. And there should be a new EP to keep an eye out for
Contest: Win Paddington 2 on Blu-ray and DVD!
While searching for the perfect present for his beloved Aunt Lucy’s hundredth birthday, Paddington sees a unique pop-up book in Mr. Gruber’s antique shop, and embarks upon a series of odd jobs to buy it. Hilarity and adventure ensue when the book is stolen and Paddington and the Browns must unmask the
Character Spotlight: Jessica Jones
Strong female leads are my favorite to write about. I especially like leads who keep fighting no matter how hard things get. The character in today's article is about as imperfect as you can get. She fights, she drinks, and she seeks the truth. Jessica Jones, I admit, wasn't on my radar until the Netflix show. However, I fell in love with her. It's the spark inside Jessica that keeps her going throughout the dark
Contest: Win Deep Blue Sea 2 on Blu-ray and DVD!
In Deep Blue Sea 2, shark conservationist Dr. Misty Calhoun (Danielle Savre) is invited to consult on a new, top secret project run by pharmaceutical billionaire Carl Durant (Michael Beach). She believes the project, performed at a remote, sea-based facility, focuses on extracting shark antibodies to help work toward cures for human diseases. However, Dr. Calhoun is shocked to learn that the company is using unpredictable bull sharks as its test subjects, and Durant has bio-engineered a shiver of highly intelligent, super-aggressive bull sharks. When science meddles with the time-tested process of nature and nurture, the outcome can be
Geek Music Episode 131: BType
In this episode of the Fandomania: Geek Music podcast, I talk again to B of BType (that’s now technically the band name, but it’s also still kinda his name so it gets a bit weird). Their latest release is the Grey EP. It’s quite a departure from their usual chip-hop music, but it’s another worthy entry to their
Contest: Win Claws: The Complete First Season on DVD!
Claws is a midnight-dark, wickedly funny meditation on female badness set in a South Florida nail salon. It follows the rise of five diverse and treacherous manicurists working at the Nail Artisan of Manatee County salon, where there is a lot more going on than silk wraps and pedicures. Claws is about good women caught in bad places with worse men. It's the story of hardworking women trying to get by in this economy, set against the surreal, bright, gritty landscape of Florida and the luscious, absurd, extreme excesses of the crime
I’ve been pretty hard on Activision and Guitar Hero in the past, from their overpriced downloadable songs to their inflexibility with allowing Rock Band peripherals. But now I think they just might be setting a good precedent for the music game genre with their latest Read More
A British gaming magazine called X360 reportedly has a new story this month about Midway’s upcoming fighter that pits the Mortal Kombat and DC Comics universes against each other. Among the details revealed in the article are that the game will contain blood, though likely Read More
Last weekend I was at Vulkon's summer event in Orlando, FL. The main featured guests at the convention were Jonathan Frakes, Nana Visitor, and Erick Avari. I had a great time sitting in on panels, chatting with the actors, and buying some art for myself. Read More
Electric Tiki's animated style Buffy Summers statue is a statue I've personally been looking forward to for a long time. She finally made her way into my collection yesterday after her recent release, and here's a review of the piece, complete with photos. Read More
Bowen Designs has two new Silver Surfer collectibles, one in the full Bowen statue scale and the other in the smaller mini-statue scale. I nabbed the mini-statue "Galactus scale" one this week, and here's the review, with photos. Read More
When I was growing up, Sierra On-Line was a cornerstone of my development. Not the current Sierra that makes mostly Xbox Live Arcade games, but the original incarnation of the company, under the nurturing watch of Ken and Roberta Williams. After moving into my new house, Read More
J.J. Abrams is well known in the TV world as the creator of Felicity, Alias, Lost, and the upcoming Fringe. Now his name to the ranks of TV creators whose work has leapt from the small screen into the comic book realm, as DC Comics has announced a new comics series based on Read More
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