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The A-Z of Geek Cinema: X is for the X-Files: Fight The Future

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: X is for the X-Files: Fight The Future

Sometimes, successful television shows make the leap to the bigger screen of the movie theatre. Usually, of course, it’s well after the original show is off the air. Or at the very least after...

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: U is for Unbreakable

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: U is for Unbreakable

An exercise in stillness, but within the genre of the superhero action film, M. Night Shymalan’s 2000 film Unbreakable is a strange amalgam of his own stylistic quirks with the demands of the chosen...

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: T is for Tron: Legacy

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: T is for Tron: Legacy

All the pretty lights and amazing music in the world won’t be able to overcome a lackluster plot and awful dialogue. Tron: Legacy is the poster child for this. With wonderful production design, very...

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: S is for Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: S is for Scott Pilgrim Vs The World

I love Edgar Wright. I love Bryan Lee O’Malley’s Scott Pilgrim comic series. So it’s fairly obvious that I would be very much in the bag for an adaptation of said series by aforementioned...

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: Q is for the Quiet Man

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: Q is for the Quiet Man

John Wayne versus Victor McLaglen in a fist fight which ranges over a good chunk of landscape and has an intermission for a drink built-in. This is The Quiet Man, an American version of...

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: P is for Prometheus

The A-Z of Geek Cinema: P is for Prometheus

Anticipation can be a killer. On one hand, your excitement can be built up so much for something, can be hyped up so high, that there is no way your expectations will be met....