If you regularly watch TCM, you already know that Bill Hader is a total cinephile, and he wants to share his love for movies with the world, particularly the younger set. That’s why he’s been host of Essentials, Jr. on Turner Classic Movies for the past few years, introducing relatively kid-friendly classics like To Kill a Mockingbird, the original Godzilla, Charlie Chaplin… Continue reading Bill Hader's List of the 200 Comedies You Need to Watch
“The Giver” is the latest dystopian thriller to follow an attractive teen who must fight against the totalitarian authority of misguided adults. And if that sounds like every other post-apocalyptic young adult film ever, keep in mind that at least “The Giver” came out a decade or two before such recent YA offerings as “The Hunger Games” and… Continue reading 'The Giver' Review: 10 Things You Need to Know About the Dystopian Thriller
Board games based on movies have a reputation of being, rushed, cheap knockoffs that exist only to make a quick buck off of someone’s enthusiasm for a certain property. If a board game is based on a popular film or film series, you don’t even need to pick up the box to know it’s garbage wrapped in cardboard.
But Fantasy Flight’s… Continue reading The Last Sci-fi Blog: The 'Star Wars' Game You Need to Play While You Wait for 'Episode VII'
Everyone’s talking about Guardians of the Galaxy these days, but Marvel isn’t the only studio with a big, geek-friendly movie this August. The heroes in half-shells return to the big screen this weekend in Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and later this month, Sin City: A Dame to Kill For finally arrives in theaters. Naturally, there’s no shortage of cool comics, collectibles and other swag tied to these movies… Continue reading The Geek Beat: What You Need to Read, Watch and Buy in the Month of August
Oh, it’s on!
Beginning Wednesday July 23 with a preview of its massive convention floor, the 2014 San Diego Comic-Con will unleash all sorts of awesomeness on pop-culture fans for four straight days. From movies to TV to comics to video games and everything in between, this is arguably the biggest and most celebrated pop-culture convention in the world, and this year promises a… Continue reading San Diego Comic-Con 2014: All the Big Movie Panels You Need to Know About