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If you’re sensing a wobble in the time continuum, that’s because this week’s column is dispensing with the normal schedule a bit. After missing a week due to some supersecret, globe-trotting adventures that may or may not involve an upcoming movie, I’m getting an early start on the monthly recommendation column in order to offer up something special for next week’s special April Fools’ Day edition of The Geek Beat.

And… Continue reading April Geek Guide: 'Transformers,' 'Captain America,' 'Star Wars,' 'Spider-Man' and More

March is shaping up to be an interesting month for movies hailing from the geekier side of Hollywood. We’re getting a pseudo sequel to a popular film based on a graphic novel (which was itself based on historical events), a big-screen adaptation of a best-selling video game franchise, a movie based on a canceled television series, and a new adventure with the Muppets – and that’s just what’s hitting theaters.

Things… Continue reading March Geek Guide: 'Captain America,' 'Ghostbusters,' 'Back to the Future,' 'Star Trek' and More

Now that the Super Bowl is in the rearview mirror and all the talk about casting in the Man of Steel sequel is starting to die down, it’s time to look ahead at the upcoming month of movie-related geekery hitting shelves, theaters and digital libraries near you.

What to Read

winter%20soldier%20bitter%20march%20 February Geek Guide: RoboCop Spin offs, Tomb Raider Returns, Captain America Catch up and MoreLooking over the calendar of February releases in the comics world, it’s pretty clear who’s getting… Continue reading February Geek Guide: 'RoboCop' Spin-offs, 'Tomb Raider' Returns, Captain America Catch-up and More

pororos racing adventure The Little Penguin: Pororos Racing Adventure Trailer Premiere   The South Korean Hit Heads to AmericaAnimated movies for kids may seem like they’re everywhere these days, but if you’re a parent with young ones in the house, there are never enough of them. Households like mine need variety, otherwise you’re stuck watching the same few titles on an endless loop. That’s where movies like The Little Penguin: Pororo’s Racing Adventure come to the rescue, and it’s our pleasure to exclusively premiere… Continue reading 'The Little Penguin: Pororo's Racing Adventure' Trailer Premiere - The South Korean Hit Heads to America

How many U.S. viewers tuned in for “Day of the Doctor”?

Enough to break BBC America’s all-time ratings record. A total of 2.4 million viewers watched the Doctor Who 50th anniversary special’s first telecast at 2:50 p.m. ET on Saturday. That total rose to 3.6 million once including the show’s encore. Plus BBC America hosted simulcast screenings in 11 cities. On Twitter, Doctor Who overall generated a total of 1.8 million… Continue reading ‘Doctor Who’ ratings break BBC America record