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[ Sep 2012 ]
JD Stills

We may be justifiably wary of remakes, but re-adaptations are an entirely different proposition…
by Rachel Hyland
In 1995, Sylvester Stallone starred in a film adaptation of British comic strip Judge Dredd. The basic concept, ripped from …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Bill-and-Eric

It turns out it is possible to get over beautiful naked vampires.
by Brad Crammond
From its opening with a near-dead Tara, shot by were-trash Debbie, to its close with Bill drinking Lilith’s blood and turning into …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Reese

How CBS’s sleeper hit, now about to enter its second season, gives us a hero for the Big Brother age.
by Geonn Cannon
FINCH: You are being watched. The government has a secret system, a machine that …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Mirror Dance

“Hugo-winning” may sound like a big deal. But is it really?
by Rachel Hyland
On September 2, at the 70th World Science Fiction Convention held in Chicago, Illinois (Chicon 7), the 2012 Hugo Awards were given out …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Mario

From the Atari 2600 classic Yars’ Revenge to the the App Store juggernaut that is Angry Birds, we attempt the impossible in narrowing down the greatest video games of all time.
by the Geek Speak Staff
with an …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
2001-a-space-odyssey-ape

In an attempt to be fair and balanced and thoroughly, completely above reproach in properly researching my side of this debate, I have just come off two hours of mind-numbing, eye-rolling, fist-clenching torture. Yes, folks, …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Sun_Earth_Moon

“Are you not entertained?”
– Maximus Decimus Meridius

Apparently, my esteemed colleague’s answer to that is, no, she was not. I pose the question, “So what?” Like Commodus, I will put it to the masses: Are we …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Lawless

Why director John Hillcoat’s Western/Gangster hybrid is more than just hot young actors in outlaw get-up.
by Stephen Conn
Editor’s Note
Even by the broadest possible standards as often employed by this magazine, in order that we might embrace …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
mailbox

Well, after last month’s mega tribute to all things us, it’s been a relatively quiet month in the Geek Speak mailroom, but that is not to suggest that you, our faithful readers, have not had …

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[ Sep 2012 ]
Bait 3D

Written by: Russell Mulcahy and John Kim, with Shayne Armstrong, Duncan Kennedy, Shane Krause and Justin Monjo
Directed by: Kimble Rendall
Starring: Xavier Samuel, Phoebe Tonkin, Sharni Vinson, Julian McMahon, Lincoln Lewis, Martin Sacks, Cariba Heine, Dan …