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marvelphaseone The Geek Beat: Five Great, Geeky Moments from Modern Comic Con History

While pondering potential subjects for this week, I couldn’t help noticing that this is the 52nd edition of the column that I’ve authored. That’s a full year of weekly nerdery by my count, and it all began on July 23, 2013, with a roundup of the biggest hits, misses and lingering questions from the that year’s San Diego Comic-Con.

With this year’s convention kicking off… Continue reading The Geek Beat: Five Great, Geeky Moments from Modern Comic-Con History

Darth Maul Fight in Phantom Menace What Great Scenes Came Out of Bad Movies?

This week marked the 25th anniversary of Ghostbusters II, a sequel that very few people consider to be a good movie. Some us, though, don’t mind watching it for a few favorite moments, some of them involving Peter MacNicol, some involving Bill Murray, some involving Rick Moranis, some involving the river of slime. There are genuinely great bits in… Continue reading What Great Scenes Came Out of Bad Movies?

snowpiercer header The Geek Beat: Snowpiercer and Other Great Foreign Graphic Novels Movie Fans Should Be Reading

Everyone knows about the comic book origins of films like The Avengers and Man of Steel, but when it comes to movies like this weekend’s gritty, postapocalyptic adventure Snowpiercer, the book that inspired the film isn’t nearly as ubiquitous as the usual mainstream superhero fare.

Originally published in 1982, the French-language graphic novel Le Transperceneige by Jacques Lob and Jean-Marc Rochette took more than… Continue reading The Geek Beat: 'Snowpiercer' and Other Great Foreign Graphic Novels Movie Fans Should Be Reading

Paddington Evil Dead (585 x 253) The Internet Finds a Great New Use for the Paddington Bear Movie

We’re still months away from the holidays, but the folks behind Paddington want to give you plenty of time to get ready for the literary bear’s new big-screen adventure due later this year. As such, we’ve got a trailer and some horror-themed memes featuring the lovable teddy in today’s news.

The new clip for the film is… Continue reading The Internet Finds a Great New Use for the 'Paddington' Bear Movie

the campaign image 1 Great News: Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are Reteaming on a Movie Directed by Richard Linklater

Best comedy buds Will Ferrell and Zach Galifianakis are about to embark on a strange trip. The Wrap reports that the duo will be starring in an adaptation of Daniel Asa Rose’s darkly funny memoir Larry’s Kidney, set to be directed by Richard Linklater. That is, if the director survives his co-habitation with convicted murderer Bernie Tiede, who inspired 2011’s Bernie.

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