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!!! SUPERHERO COMICS | COMIC BOOK LEGEND STEVE DITKO

Comic book artist Steve Ditko was found dead in his New York home this week. Ditko was 90.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : ANT-MAN AND THE WASP [NO SPOILERS]

Marvel Studios ANT-MAN AND THE WASP..L to R: The Wasp/Hope van Dyne (Evangeline Lilly) and Ant-Man/Scott Lang (Paul Rudd) ..Photo: Ben Rothstein..©Marvel Studios 2018

After the dark and heavy Infinity War, Ant-Man and the Wasp delivers light-hearted comedic superhero action to MCU fans.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO COMICS | MARVEL UNIVERSE – MAGNETO ARC

The media juggernaut that is the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) had humble beginnings in a 1961 comic book created by writer Stan Lee and artist Jack Kirby – the first issue of Fantastic Four.

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI HORROR : A QUIET PLACE [SPOILERS]

As always, I place great important on well-crafted plot and characterisation when reviewing movies. While A Quiet Place has an intriguing premise, the story, unfortunately is illogical.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : INCREDIBLES 2 IS WELL WORTH THE WAIT! (NO SPOILERS)

Fourteen years! That’s how long it took director Brad Bird to put together the sequel to Pixar’s animated foray into the superhero genre, The Incredibles.

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI FILM – JURASSIC WORLD : FALLEN KINGDOM

I must confess that I was pleasantly surprised by this sequel to the billion dollar hit Jurassic World (2015), which I found to be chronically underwhelming. Read my review here.

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GEEK OUT!!! THE FRANCHISE MOVIE AS BOX OFFICE GOLD

Before the release of Star Wars (never “A New Hope”) in 1977, there had only been a couple of successful movie franchises viz. James Bond and Planet of the Apes.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : DEADPOOL 2 [NO SPOILERS]

After surprising most observers with a worldwide box office of $783 million (against a $58 million budget), it was inevitable that a Deadpool  sequel would be produced and fast – within two years!

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : WHY INFINITY WAR IS THE BEST COMIC BOOK MOVIE ADAPTATION THUS FAR [SPOILERS]

Ironically, the groundwork for the enormous success of Avengers : Infinity War was laid almost EIGHTY years ago by Marvel’s main comic book rival DC Comics in Justice Society of America.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : WILL INFINITY WAR LIVE UP TO THE HYPE?

Just booked my tickets for Infinity War, IMAX 3D no less. But my expectations are at an absolute low for superhero films, especially with recent disappointments.

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GEEK OUT!!! PROVIDENCE BY ALAN MOORE & JACEN BURROWS [REVIEW]

A bit late to this graphic novel but considering the responses to recent geek movies The Shape of Water and Annihilation, the moment seemed appropriate for quick thoughts about Providence.

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GEEK OUT!!! DC COMICS’ SIDEWAYS : CLICHÉD SUPERHERO CHARACTER SAVED BY PROMISING ARTWORK

Sideways is basically your high school superhero comic – the Spider-Man trope.

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GEEK OUT!!! SCIFI FILM : ANNIHILATION [REVIEW]

Thanks to the idiocy of Paramount Pictures, Alex Garland’s Annihilation adaptation was only released in Singapore today via Netflix! Thus, geeks in Singapore are denied the opportunity of watching this imaginative scifi horror movie in all its visual glory. Well, fuck you Paramount!

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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!!! SUPERHERO FILMS | NO WAY BACK FOR THE DC EXTENDED UNIVERSE

Black Panther‘s astonishing domestic box office numbers for its opening 4-days is $245 million, which actually betters Justice League‘s lifetime US box office of $228 million!

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GEEK OUT!!! | SCIFI FILMS : UPCOMING MOVIES – REPLICAS, THE TITAN & THE CURED [TRAILERS]

Some scifi movies to consider in the months ahead.

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GEEK OUT!!! | SUPERHERO FILMS : BLACK PANTHER [SPOILERS]

There is much to admire about Black Panther, Marvel’s latest addition to its cinematic universe but in the final analysis, the story is plagued with the usual blockbuster plot holes.

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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!!! SCIFI FANTASY MOVIES | THE SHAPE OF WATER [SPOILERS]

Guillermo Del Toro’s critically acclaimed The Shape of Water is a throwback in more ways than one and yet a touchstone perhaps of things to come.

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GEEK OUT!!! | SUPERHERO MOVIES : ANT-MAN & THE WASP [TRAILER]

The first trailer for the upcoming sequel to the thoroughly enjoyable Ant-Man has arrived!

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