If you’re sensing a wobble in the time continuum, that’s because this week’s column is dispensing with the normal schedule a bit. After missing a week due to some supersecret, globe-trotting adventures that may or may not involve an upcoming movie, I’m getting an early start on the monthly recommendation column in order to offer up something special for next week’s special April Fools’ Day edition of The Geek Beat.
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March is shaping up to be an interesting month for movies hailing from the geekier side of Hollywood. We’re getting a pseudo sequel to a popular film based on a graphic novel (which was itself based on historical events), a big-screen adaptation of a best-selling video game franchise, a movie based on a canceled television series, and a new adventure with the Muppets – and that’s just what’s hitting theaters.
Now that everyone has gotten a good look at Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy, many interested parties are asking the same question: Where do you get started if you want to learn more? This isn’t the simplest question to answer as there’s a lot of Guardians material vying for your attention (with more to come as August draws closer). This week the Countdown is going… Continue reading Marvel Studios Countdown: An Easy Guide to 'Guardians of the Galaxy' Comics Leading to the Movie
In case you were out of the loop this week, here’s an easy way to get back in and catch up on everything you missed.
The Movie News:
Losing Harold Ramis had to be the worst news of the week. But apparently that’s not stopping Ghostbusters 3. The most interesting news has to be that one of the stars of Girls will be the villain… Continue reading Best of the Week: New 'Star Wars' Villain, 'Inception' Board Game, Best Picture Viewing Guide and More
Now that the Super Bowl is in the rearview mirror and all the talk about casting in the Man of Steel sequel is starting to die down, it’s time to look ahead at the upcoming month of movie-related geekery hitting shelves, theaters and digital libraries near you.
What to Read
Looking over the calendar of February releases in the comics world, it’s pretty clear who’s getting… Continue reading February Geek Guide: 'RoboCop' Spin-offs, 'Tomb Raider' Returns, Captain America Catch-up and More