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After last week’s super-sized 100th column, it’s time to get back on track with another roundup of comics, collectibles, movies, and other assorted geekery to look for this month. Along with the reboot of Fantastic Four arriving in theaters soon, there’s also an impressive number of lower-profile films you might want to keep on your radar, as well as a long list… Continue reading Your Ultimate August Geek Guide: An X-Files Anthology, A Star Trek Crossover, and More

We want to make it easier for you to digest an entire month’s worth of movies in one sitting, so we’ve created these groovy little calendars you can use to get caught up on the month’s most notable movie releases, both in theaters and at home (note: the VOD dates may vary by platform). We’ve also littered our nerdy calendar with a few memorable events that took place… Continue reading August Movies Calendar: In Theaters, on Blu-ray, New VOD Releases and More

Curious to know what movies are coming to Netflix Watch Instantly over the next few weeks? Get a head start and mark your calendars using the list below, just released to us by Netflix.

Note: Listed below are just the movies, not the television shows (except where noted).

Starting August 1st

Alvin and the

Actress Misty Upham, who played a housekeeper in August: Osage County and also appeared in the film Frozen River, has been missing for six days, her frantic father says.

American Indian performer Upham’s father Charles reported her missing on Oct. 6. She was last seen leaving her apartment in Auburn, Washington on Sunday, according to the Indian Country Today Media Network.

“Our officers responded to her apartment where she lives with… Continue reading August: Osage County Actress Misty Upham Goes Missing Following ‘Suicidal Call’

Everyone’s talking about Guardians of the Galaxy these days, but Marvel isn’t the only studio with a big, geek-friendly movie this August. The heroes in half-shells return to the big screen this weekend in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and later this month, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For finally arrives in theaters. Naturally, there’s no shortage of cool comics, collectibles and other swag tied to these movies… Continue reading The Geek Beat: What You Need to Read, Watch and Buy in the Month of August