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Time flies when you’re geeking out. Two years ago, I kicked off my run as the author of “Geek Beat,” and this week you’re reading the 100th installment of my weekly soapbox on all things sci-fi, fantasy, superhero, and assorted cinematic geekery.

In honor of hitting that lofty triple-digit mark, I’ve put together a list of 100 must-see geeky movies.

Some… Continue reading Geek Beat Anniversary Edition: 100 Geeky Movies Everyone Should See

About four years ago, Warner Bros.’ Green Lantern starring Ryan Reynolds and Mark Strong was released in theaters, marking the studio’s first concerted effort at making a DC Comics movie outside of its comfort zone with Batman and Superman. Fans were hopeful, as trailers looked promising and it seemed like it was going to be ambitious.

When it was ultimately released, though, the nearly universal… Continue reading Comics on Film: Why a New 'Green Lantern' Film Should Include Multiple Green Lanterns

Passengers should be on your radar.

After years of development and false starts, one of the most acclaimed science fiction screenplays of the past decade finally appears to have locked down a director and a cast. And you should get excited — it’s not every day that a project like this nabs two huge movie stars and a very interesting director. Passengers

Yesterday, it was revealed that Sin City and Spy Kids director Robert Rodriguez has signed up to co-write and direct a live-action take on Jonny Quest. Although the original cartoon series only ran for a single season in 1964, it has firmly embedded itself in popular culture with its cast of varied adventurers creating archetypes that still exist (and are still ruthlessly parodied)… Continue reading Robert Rodriguez Is Bringing Back 'Jonny Quest' and Here's Who He Should Cast

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