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So there’s this little movie coming out this week called Avengers: Age of Ultron. Have you heard of it?

At this point, it’s a foregone conclusion that the next installment of Marvel Studios’ superhero team-up saga is going to be the sort of film that measures its box-office gross in billions of dollars, not millions, and likely breaks a long list of… Continue reading The Geek Beat: How Marvel's 'The Avengers' Changed Movie History

So let’s get one thing straight before I get into this week’s column: I enjoyed the heck out of Daredevil, the new Netflix series set in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe. I liked it so much I watched all 13 hour-long episodes in the time between when I woke up Friday morning and when I finally went to sleep Saturday night.

That’s the most… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Is 'Daredevil''s Success Good or Bad for the Marvel Movie-verse?

Okay, so last week’s column departed from the usual monthly guides to new geekery hitting shelves (and theaters) by being, well… completely fictional. Now that April Fools Day is in the rearview mirror, though, it’s time to get back to the serious business of bringing attention to some of the movie-related merch you’ll want to look out for this… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Avengers Adventures, Star Wars Shades, 'Archie vs. Predator,' and More to Look For In April

A new month means a new batch of geekery hitting shelves (and theaters), and April is no different. This time around, The Geek Beat has stolen Professor Hubert J. Farnsworth’s What-If Machine to pull in highlights from an alternate dimension, showing us what’s happened to some of our favorite movies, characters, and comics in alternate realities.

From Condorman spinoffs to Total Recall merch, life may actually be… Continue reading The Geek Beat: An 'Oregon Trail' Movie And More Unbelievable Stuff We Wish Was Real

Spring is a time for rebirth. Animals are crawling out of their dens after a long hibernation and flowers are beginning life anew – and this year, that over-arching sense of rebirth that comes with the season apparently applies to geeky movies, too.

Reboots and sequels are certainly nothing new to fans of sci-fi and superhero fare, but this season – and… Continue reading The Geek Beat: We're About to Enter the Season of Movie Reboots