Year ago, people used to be able to go to movies and just enjoy them. Sure, depending on the movie some would have been more enjoyable than others – I mean, the adventure of Raiders of the Lost Ark was perhaps a touch more “fun” than all the crying in Terms of Endearment (yes, that’s sarcasm). But somewhere along the way, with the evolution of the internet and the idea that everybody’s opinion needs to be made public, we stopped being satisfied with seeing a movie for the enjoyment factor and started critiquing everything about it. Continue reading She Geek Critique – Everyone’s a Critic
The trailer for the next installment in the Harry Potter prequel films, Fantastic Beasts: the Crimes of Grindelwald, hit the internet Tuesday, and was immediately met with awe and anger. With all fandom films of any type this is to be expected, but many of these problems have been posed for a while now, some originating back with the last Potter film, Deathly Hallows, Part 2. Continue reading Best Geeky Finds – A New Fantastic Trailer
I’m not the most scientific person, by any measure. I stink at math and the thought of trying to balance a chemistry formula still gives me the shakes! But I was, and am, a huge fan of Dr. Stephen Hawking. Outside of Mr. Wizard, he was the first to make science feel accessible for me. Maybe it is because the concept of a multiverse is something that I’d toyed with for a long time due to my love of science fiction and comics. It was cool knowing that a world respected scientist had formed a theory around that concept. Plus, he was so self-deprecating, how could you not like the man? Continue reading Irregular’s Intel – A Few Thoughts On Dr. Hawking
The one word to describe the 80s was “BIG”. It was true for fashion, for music and especially for action! Action movies were over the top and so were comics and cartoons. One shining example of that was G.I Joe: A Real American Hero. The comic iteration was a little more grounded in reality, but the cartoon was the very definition of “over the top” in the best ways possible. You may think that those days are gone, but you’d be wrong. Make way for Freedom Squadron! Continue reading Playing Around – Join the Fight for Freedom
We have a packed issue for you this week, with details from the recent Cleveland ConCoction, a review of the spy thriller Red Sparrow and our thoughts on the new season of Jessica Jones. We also have some new kickstarter campaigns that friends of GW1 started over the past week that we want to mention. Plus, we take a quick look at some geek news you might have missed. Listen now! Continue reading GW1 Issue 146 – Cons and Sparrows and Jones, Oh My!