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[ Oct 2012 ]

Another month of kindness and wonder here in the Geek Speak mailroom…
First came this, from Sim, regarding our feature Try, Try Again:
The Sly Stallone Dredd was a travesty but yeah Dredd 3D ROCKED. “Hopeful” about …

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[ Oct 2012 ]

From fighting for your life to fighting for a cool $10 mil to fighting for the respect of Cobra Kai, we pay tribute to all the underdogs who ended up champions…
by K. Burtt, Rachel Hyland, …

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[ Oct 2012 ]

Many months – in fact, I would go so far as to say most months – our “Geek vs. Geek” has been privileged to offer you, the reader, some of the most passionate and thoughtful …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
Tony Jaa

A Shaw Brothers classic, AVENGING EAGLE (1978)

Let it go on the record that I have a deep seated passion for movies from this particular genre. From early Shaw Brothers films, through to modern day blockbusters, …

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[ Oct 2012 ]

Social Media can be a blessing… or it can be a hellworld. It’s all up to us. By which we mean you.
by Kate Nagy
A lamentable epidemic of Toolishness is raging across Facebook. Oh, not among …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
Adobe Photoshop PDF

Could Batman patent the Batmobile? Does using X-ray vision violate search and seizure laws? This, and much more, answered in a revealing new legal tome…
by Rachel Hyland
If there has ever been a better gift for the …

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[ Oct 2012 ]

Think Lori couldn’t be any more annoying? You would be wrong.
by Kellie Sheridan
Fair Warning: This feature looks at plot and other devices of both the TV show and the comics. There will obviously be all …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
Crouching Tiger Hidden Dragon

From Bruce Lee to Crouching Tiger to the upcoming Man with the Iron Fists, a look at the history, and future, of martial arts in film.
by Kim Sorensen
Ever since Alexander the Great conquered much of …

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[ Oct 2012 ]
"The Place Beyond The Pines" Premiere - 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

How one film fan made it through 11 days of sheer hell, and why he’s going back next year.
by David Baldwin
The Toronto International Film Festival, or TIFF as it is more commonly called, is like …

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[ Oct 2012 ]

Based on The Master of Disguise by Antonio J. Mendez and “The Great Escape” by Joshuah Bearman
Written by: Chris Terrio
Directed by: Ben Affleck
Starring: Ben Affleck, John Goodman, Alan Arkin
US Release Date: Friday, October 12, 2012
In …