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[ May 2012 ]

A look at the original genre programming coming our way over the once-barren summer months…
by Rachel Hyland
With finale season firmly upon us – Bye Fringe! Bye, Supernatural! Bye, Once Upon a Time, The Vampire Diaries, …

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[ May 2012 ]

Last time, he claimed The Avengers would disappoint. Now he’s back to eat humble pie, and look to the future of Marvel movies…
by David Baldwin
I am incredibly glad I am not a betting man, and …

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[ May 2012 ]

Between Trek and Wars lies a vast and disturbing gulf of depressing cinematic endeavor… sometimes even in a good way. 
by Chris Nagy
The original Star Trek series premiered in 1966, and had pretty much run its …

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[ May 2012 ]
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How a 60s soap opera about a vampire became a blockbuster movie of today.
by Sara Paige
DR. JULIA HOFFMAN: Every year I get half as pretty and twice as drunk.
– Dark Shadows (2012)
The concept was simple: …

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[ May 2012 ]

Why The Top 13?
Sure, there’s Saturn 3, Babylon 5, Blake’s 7 and District 9. But what number could be geekier than 13? Not only is there its inherent creepiness, but there’s also The 13th Immortal, The 13th Warrior and The 13th …

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[ May 2012 ]

It always comes as a surprise to me when I actively detest something beloved of my friends. Hell, it comes as a surprise to me when I actively detest something beloved of the random guy …

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[ May 2012 ]

I must admit that I am a little confused by the very existence of this Geek VS. Geek. We’re arguing about Hayao Miyazaki? This to me is like taking sides on whether or not people …

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[ May 2012 ]

Geek Speak’s resident aspiring screenwriter with a compelling tale of (pending) triumph in Hollywood North.
by Matthew Layden
I’m going to preface this by saying that I’m no Hollywood screenwriter. I don’t have movies up on the …

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[ May 2012 ]

Aw, you guys are sweet. Here we are, back from the ether, and you’ve been so kind as to inundate us with feedback—we’re very touched. Really, it’s so lovely to have been missed, especially by …

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[ May 2012 ]

Directed by: Peter Berg
Written by: Erich Hoeber and Jon Hoeber
Starring: Taylor Kitsch, Alexander Skarsgard, Rihanna, Brooklyn Decker, Tadanobu Asano, Hamish Linklater, Jesse Plemons, Gregory D. Gadson, Liam Neeson
US Release Date: Friday, May 18, 2012
In …