September 20, 2018 • Geek, Geek Girl, Humor, Movies & Film
Unless you’ve been living under a super powered rock for the past ten years (yes, the first Iron Man premiered back in 2008), then you know cinematic universes are all the rage right now. Marvel’s short after-credits scene at the end of Iron Man changed the dynamics of the entire movie business. Now, with Stephen King kicking off his own mythology mash-up with Castle Rock, we started thinking about what cinematic universes we want to see next.
BOOK William Shakespeare's Get Thee Back to the Future!
In the iconic film by Robert Zemeckis and Bob Gale, teenaged Marty McFly travels back in time from the 1980s to the 1950s, changing the path of his parents’ destiny . . . as well as his own.
August 23, 2018 • Fiction, Geek, Geek Girl, Movies & Film, Television
[source: Geek Tyrant]
John Krasinski might be known as the adorable Jim Halpert from The Office, but don’t let that fool you. This Emmy-nominated actor is far more that just a likeable prankster, and at the end of this month, he’ll be proving his action hero talents by starring in Jack Ryan, a new series from Amazon. The series is based on the literary adventures of the titular character, lifted from the pages of Tom Clancy’s Ryanverse thrillers. Ryan is a CIA Analyst, an ex-Marine and past history teacher, and he’s been delighting fans of Clancy’s works for decades (first appearing in 1984’s Hunt For Red October).
August 21, 2018 • Geek, Geek Girl, Movies & Film, Television
There is nothing more dastardly than killing your king. No matter how much you might want to (see: King Joffrey) it is taboo. However, the characters are on this list are notorious for taking that extra step toward regicide.
August 14, 2018 • Fiction, Geek Girl, Movies & Film, Women's Interest
[source: Warner Bros Pictures]
When Rachel and Nick make the twenty-two-hour flight from New York to Singapore in Crazy Rich Asians, there’s sure to be a lot of staring lovingly into each other’s eyes. These two are head over heels for each other! They’re taking their first international trip together! It’s all super exciting and romantic. But twenty-two hours is a lot of time. And there’s definitely a cap on staring lovingly. That’s where we come in. We’re here to save these two from boredom and in-flight fatigue with a list of book recommendations for their flight. Y’all can thank us later.
August 10, 2018 • Fiction, Movies & Film
Date: February 25th, 1977
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