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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

With Mad Max: Fury Road hitting theaters this week, the future certainly looks bright – but that’s what happens when an apocalyptic event transforms the world into one big desert full of scorching sunlight and roving marauders.

But seriously, it’s a good time to be a fan of post-apocalyptic drama and high-octane automobiles, isn’t it?

Anyone who grew up during the… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 10 Geeky Movies To Scratch That Post-Apocalyptic Adventure Itch

Now that Avengers: Age of Ultron is in theaters, what’s a movie-loving geek to do?

Fortunately, there’s no shortage of cool stuff to check out this month in addition to Marvel Studios’ latest blockbuster. From comics and collectibles to the next batch of big-screen adventures, May is a busy month for geekery.

Here are 10 things to look for this month:… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 10 Things Movie-Loving Geeks Should Look For in May