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return to oz wheeler The Geek Beat: Kids Movies That Are Unintentionally Terrifying

‘Tis the season for scary movies, and these days you’ll find an abundance of lists featuring the highs and lows of the horror genre. This is not one of those lists.

This is a list of films that – for the most part – didn’t set out to be scary movies, but for one reason or another ended up becoming the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Kids Movies That Are Unintentionally Terrifying

new batmobile The Geek Beat: Celebrating the Most Iconic Cars (and One Motorcycle) from Geeky Movies

There’s been a lot of talk about the Batmobile lately with Zack Snyder and the Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice team releasing the first official image of the Dark Knight’s redesigned ride for the 2016 film. Everyone seems to have an opinion on the new look for Batman’s ride, and that shouldn’t be a surprise – after all, it’s one of the most… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Celebrating the Most Iconic Cars (and One Motorcycle) from Geeky Movies

themazerunner ps 15 Box Office Report: Young Adults Beat Actual Adults (and Walruses) AgainHere’s your estimated 3-day box office returns (new releases bolded):

1. The Maze Runner – $ 32.5 million ($ 32.5 million total)

2. A Walk Among the Tombstones – $ 13.1 million ($ 13.1 million total)

3. This is Where I Leave You – $ 11.8 million ($ 11.8 million total)

4. No Good Deed – $ 10.2 million ($ 40.1 million total)

5. Dolphin

Last week’s fall-preview edition of the Geek Beat ran through most of the big (and small) movies hitting theaters and arriving on DVD and Blu-ray over the next few months, so this month’s guide to movie-related geekery hitting shelves will have a decidedly comics-and-collectibles angle.

There’s a lot to like about this month’s list of stuff to read, collect, and otherwise stash on your shelf. From Teenage Mutant

JackKirby4 The Geek Beat: Thank You, Jack Kirby

Every so often, some of the local comic creators, shop owners and geeky media types around the region where I live get together for breakfast at a neighborhood cafe. One of the topics of conversation at a recent meet-up was the late, great Jack Kirby, the cocreator of the Avengers, the X-Men and countless other iconic comic book characters.

At the time, the local… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Thank You, Jack Kirby