REEL TO REAL | CRIME DRAMA TV : SHARP OBJECTS (SPOILER REVIEW)

Lots of quality behind and in front of the camera, as far as this 8-part adaptation of Sharp Objects was concerned.

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI TV : ASIMOV’S FOUNDATION SERIES TO BE RELEASED BY APPLE

According to Deadline, Apple has ordered a 10-episode series from Skydance Media adapting Issac Asimov’s classic Foundation series.

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GEEK OUT!!! JESSICA JONES – SEASON 2 [REVIEW]

A third of the way into the 2nd season of the Marvel-Netflix series Jessica Jones, one conclusion becomes unavoidable. The reason that Season 1 worked was down solely to David Tennant’s star turn as Killgrave.

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GEEK OUT!!! | SCIFI – SPACE OPERA : STAR TREK DISCOVERY – “WILL YOU TAKE MY HAND?” [SPOILERS]

Perhaps the best way to view the maiden season of the fan-divisive (now a regular occurrence) Star Trek series, Discovery is to treat it mainly as the redemptive arc of Michael Burnham, and just leave it at that.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “WHAT’S PAST IS PROLOGUE” [SPOILERS]

There was a moment – the briefest possibly – where it seemed that the writers/producers behind Discovery were going to reboot the entire series using the escape from the Mirror Universe as the plot device.

Perhaps then Discovery would exist in a reality more aligned to the original series (which is supposedly a decade away from the events depicted so far.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “VAULTING AMBITION” [SPOILERS]

After the shocking reveal in the previous episode concerning Tyler’s outing as Voq, nobody quite expected that fans would get an even bigger twist in “Vaulting Ambition”.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “THE WOLF INSIDE” [SPOILERS]

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As if it was not enough that the Discovery were lost in the Mirror Universe with the Terran Empire – the evil version of the Federation – threatening their very existence, “The Wolf Inside” unleashed a startling revelation!

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GEEK OUT!!! KRYPTON TRAILER

Remember the early scenes of Man of Steel, featuring Jor-El and Lara in Krypton? Remember how most folks who saw that must have thought how cool a film or TV show set in that time period would be? Well, your wish has come true. Sorta.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “DESPITE YOURSELF” [SPOILERS]

That – as they say – escalated quickly! The return of Star Trek : Discovery finds the ship lost in the ‘mirror’ universe (!) and on a dangerous course in order to get back home.

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GEEK OUT!!! AGENTS OF SHIELD – “A LIFE EARNED” [SPOILERS]

Four episodes in, Agents of SHIELD season 5 continues its bleak worldview as our beloved agents continue to suffer under Kree oppression in this dystopian alternative future.

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GEEK OUT!!! CRISIS ON EARTH X – WELCOME TO THE SILVER AGE [SPOILERS]

Did DC / CW sneakily produce a 4-hour multi-character story before Avengers: Infinity War?

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GEEK OUT!!! THE PUNISHER

After the sensational first three Marvel-Netflix series viz. Daredevil, Jessica Jones and Daredevil 2, the franchise somewhat lost its way with the relatively disappointing Luke Cage, Iron Fist and The Defenders. Thus, there was definitely pressure on this adaptation of the fan-favourite character – The Punisher – to right the ship, so to speak.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK : DISCOVERY – “SI VIS PACEM, PARA BELLUM” [SPOILERS]

“Si Vis Pacem, Para Bellum” means “if you want peace, prepare for war” and that prepares the viewer for the ending of this instalment as it leads into the Fall finale of season one of Star Trek: Discovery!

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GEEK OUT!!! PHILIP K DICK’S ELECTRIC DREAMS – “HUMAN IS” [SPOILERS]

“Human Is” might be the best adaptation of a Philip K Dick short story in Electric Dreams thus far. Primarily so, as it is the most faithful adaptation and it adheres strongly to a common theme of the famed scifi author.

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GEEK OUT!!! STAR TREK: DISCOVERY – “MAGIC TO MAKE THE SANEST MAN GO MAD” [SPOILERS]

The biggest gripe that diehard Trekkers have had about Star Trek : Discovery is that the new series has deviated from classic Trek TV. Perhaps this latest episode will make them all feel much better.

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