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The summer movie season kicked off in a big way last month with Jurassic World, and it’s difficult not to love the dino-sequel’s domination of the box office right now – after all, it’s everything a summer movie should be and a great throwback to the fantastic big-screen adventures that made movie-lovers out of so many of us.

And the best part?… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Comic-Con, Alien Eggs, Howard the Duck and More Things To Look For In July

Bruce Banner’s angry alter ego is back in the news again after it was recently confirmed that the conspicuous lack of a solo Hulk movie post-Avengers has nothing to do with the rights to the character and everything to do with, well… Marvel deciding not to make another Hulk movie.

The specifics of Marvel’s stake in the green goliath’s big-screen adventures were… Continue reading The Geek Beat: The Pros and Cons of a Solo 'Hulk' Movie

No matter how you feel about the live-action Transformers franchise, the big-screen adventures of Hasbro’s robots in disguise have truly been, well… more than meets the eye.

Seemingly critic-proof, the four-film franchise currently ranks as the eighth highest-grossing movie franchise of all time worldwide despite being a popular punching bag for reviewers. Along the way, the series has also earned seven Academy… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Six Ideas for the New 'Transformers' Writers Room

With Marvel’s Age of Ultron now on its way to becoming ancient history and Mad Max’s Fury Road disappearing in the rearview mirror, some of this year’s most-anticipated films for aficionados of geeky cinema are already behind us. Fortunately there’s still a lot to look forward to this year – on and off the screen.

Here are 10 things to look for this month:

It seems pretty safe to say that Mad Max: Fury Road is a bona fide success at this point. The new installment of director George Miller’s post-apocalyptic wasteland saga is earning near-universal praise from critics while raking in box-office revenue, and yet the most impressive aspect of Fury Road‘s success just might be the fact that it’s the follow-up to a film released… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 7 Classic Geek-Friendly Franchises That Deserve A Sequel