GEEK OUT! FIVE ECO-HORROR MOVIES TO GIVE YOU REAL WORLD NIGHTMARES!

Not a day goes by when climate change isn’t on news headlines somewhere. Whether it’s unseasonable weather patterns or politicians using it as a talking point, we can all see its effects on our daily life. Since movies are nothing if not a reflection of everyday life, it’s not surprising Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! FIVE TERRIFYING HOME INVASION MOVIES TO ENJOY THIS HALLOWEEN!

Some of the best horror movies ever made involve characters getting caught up in a common misfortune: home invasion. While rampant gore, the undead, and killer clowns are creepy and frightening, nothing is scarier than a horror film which revolves around everyday events. These terrifying home invasion movies will have Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! FEAR THE WALKING DEAD SEASON 1 REVIEW

Spoilers lie in wait. You have been warned. Following the ongoing success of The Walking Dead, AMC and creator Robert Kirkman brought us the prequel companion series Fear the Walking Dead, having decided to give us the chance to experience the infection from the beginning. Concluding its first season this Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! ENDINGS AND BEGINNINGS

The new TV season is upon us geeks – even as Fear The Walking Dead and The Strain end their respective storylines for the time being (both will definitely be back), The Leftovers returns. Considering how popular The Walking Dead is, it’s no surprise that this spin-off did well in Continue Reading

FEAR OF THE WALKING DEAD – BACK TO THE EGG

The Walking Dead is one of the most successful shows currently on television and with good reason. It is a smart, character-driven drama that has captivated audiences by constantly developing their characters and letting us become invested in their stories as they journey through the zombie apocalypse. It seems that Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! HELIX S02E03 – PARALLEL NARRATIVE IS THE KEY

Despite changing its setting completely and introducing a flashforward narrative to its plot, Helix has been slowly introducing familiar characters from the first season to the current one. This time (in “Scion”), it’s Dr. Hatake (above) – a key player first time round, to make Julia’s job of saving the Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! HELIX GETS LOST IN ITS SECOND SEASON AND MAYBE THAT’S A GOOD THING

Syfy series Helix is back and while it retains much of the key features of season one (i.e. deadly pathogen, CDC involvement, death, gore, immortality and conspiracies), season two differs significantly in having two separate storylines (one in the present, and one in the future). Yes, the LOST flashforward is back! Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! THE BABADOOK DELIVERS GENUINE SCARES WITHIN MINIMALIST SETTING

Written and Directed by Jennifer Kent. Starring Essie Davis and Noah Wiseman. Who or what is The Babadook? In the context of this horror film, it is the supernatural creature that terrorizes widow Amelia and her young son, Samuel. The monster turns up mysteriously in Samuel’s cupboard as the titular Continue Reading

GEEK OUT! BLACK MIRROR WHITE CHRISTMAS: SMART POST-MILLENNIAL SCI-FI HORROR

Directed by Carl Tibbets. Written by Charlie Brooker. Starring Jon Hamm, Oona Chaplin, Rafe Spall, Natalia Tena.  Black Mirror is one of the smartest sci-fi horror TV anthology series ever produced – “a Twilight Zone for the Twitter age” as a reviewer aptly put it. The series debuted in 2011 on Continue Reading