GEEK OUT!!! STREAMING | DAREDEVIL SEASON 3

Apart from Daredevil and perhaps The Punisher, the quality of Marvel TV-Netflix series has been mixed. The first season of Jessica Jones only succeeded because of its engaging villain, Killgrave (played by David Tennent) while season 2 was decidedly inferior.

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GEEK OUT!!! SUPERHERO FILM : AQUAMAN EXTENDED TRAILER – GIVING THE PEOPLE WHAT THEY WANT!

Warner Bros have released a 5-minute extended trailer for the upcoming Aquaman movie. And it rocks!!!

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PoP20 | SUPERHERO FILM : THE DARK KNIGHT (2008)

Christopher Nolan’s game-changing Dark Knight is a decade old! Here’s my contemporaneous review. 

It makes a whole lot of sense that the second film in Christopher Nolan’s reboot of the Batman franchise is called The Dark Knight. After all, Frank Miller’s Dark Knight Returns revived the moribund comic book industry (together with Watchmen) and challenged fans to take the super hero a bit more seriously than before.

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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 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!!! 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!!! 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!!! 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!!! 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!!! | 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!!! 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!!! 2017 : THE YEAR IN MOVIES

2017 was a very eventful year for geek movies in general. Geek franchises like the MCU and Star Wars demonstrated their wide-ranging popularity with the masses whilst (sometimes) dumbing down story content in the process.

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PoP20 | GEEK OUT !!! IRON MAN (2008) [REVIEW]

Iron Man marks Marvel’s first self-developed and self-financed film (in a ten-film deal with Paramount) and the way that this Jon Favreau-directed, Robert Downey-starred blockbuster translates the comic book so successfully onto the big screen augers well for the other Marvel films to come.

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