Posts Tagged movies

07.13.2010

Frequently Asked Questions About Time Travel

How did I not know about this movie before now?!?!? It’s about time travel. It’s starring Chris O’Dowd from THE IT CROWD. It’s British. It’s billed as DOCTOR WHO meets SHAUN OF THE DEAD. And it’s got Anna Faris. The film was released in the UK back in April 2009. WTF, mate?!?!  Utterly bizarre that […]

07.5.2010

Tron: Legacy coming this December

If you’re like me, you absolutely loved the movie Tron growing up!  I remember playing the video game endlessly in the arcade – I couldn’t get enough!  The video game music still haunts me to this day.  When we weren’t in the arcade, we’d be outside pretending our Frisbees were Tron disks.  And don’t even […]

07.2.2010

Ataque de Pánico! (Panic Attack!)

I first saw this short back in November 2009.  I’ve been meaning to post it ever since, but just hadn’t gotten around to it.  Well here it is… Panic Attack! Written, edited and directed by Fede Álvarez, this short film’s budget was $300.  There really is no plot, just 5 minutes of cool shots of […]

06.18.2010

REVIEW: Star Wars A Scanimation Book

I spend a lot of time reading to my children.  I’ve often said to them, when you read a book the pictures come alive and move in your mind.  Well, for the first time I can read my children a book where the pictures really do move in the book itself! Star Wars A Scanimation […]

06.15.2010

Empire Strikes Back – Pop-up Video Style

Remember VH1’s Pop-Up Videos?  Can you imagine a Pop-Up Video for Empire Strikes Back?  Well, someone else did. Building Empire is an amazing fan-made film providing tons of behind the scenes facts about Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back.   For example, have you ever heard about the abandoned Wampa attack subplot in Empire?  It’s covered […]

06.8.2010

Childhood Heroes

My childhood heroes could … … destroy your childhood heroes. I’m not sure where this originated, but my thanks to Cary from THE UNIQUE GEEK listserv for sharing this awesome image!

05.26.2010

They Are Iron Kids…

When you look at this picture, you’ve got to imagine Ozzy singing “They are Iron Kids…” My ten year old step-son and four year old daughter.  Forget Tony Stark, they are Iron Kids!

05.19.2010

Star Wars Poster Gallery – Theater One-Sheets, Photomosaics, and Propaganda Posters

The past couple days we’ve featured some DC Comics posters. Well, today we’ll tackle some Star Wars posters!  I’ve owned many more Star Wars posters than just these over the years, but the following are still in my possession.  Tomorrow we’ll finish up our poster coverage with some other films, some Marvel comics, television, and […]

05.6.2010

Tomorrow…

Finally!!!!  The wait has been excruciating.

04.8.2010

Ewoks Save the Day – Vintage Pop-Up Book

My wife and children surprised me last week with a fantastic geek find.  While perusing a collection of used books, they found a cute little Return of the Jedi tie-in book entitled The Ewoks Save the Day.  This is a pop-up book that was produced in 1983.  It’s super fun and super cute.  Here are […]

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