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    Wizard World St. Louis Local Artist Spotlight

      Indie films have been a big part of my generation.  Films like Quentin Tarantino’s Reservoir Dogs, Kevin Smith’s Clerks, and Richard Linklater’s Slacker showed us all that success can be had in the movie industry without the backing of the big budget studios.  Whether you like these films or not, […]

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    Top 8 Highlights of Wizard World St. Louis 2014

    It is hard to believe it, but another Wizard World St. Louis Comic Con has come and gone.  This year was AMAZING!  When Wizard announced last year that they would be coming back to the 8daysageek hometown, they didn’t mention they would be bringing one […]

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    Geek Movie Review: The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    I’m going to start out by offering a bit of background knowledge about myself: I am a huge fan of Tolkien. I even have a tattoo of the Tree of Gondor. I also read The Hobbit to my two children this past summer, so the […]

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    Star Wars Episode VII – Release Date Announced

    Well, my good Geeks, today is a good day.  We are one step closer to new Star Wars movies with the official announcement of a release date.  Disney released today that the as-yet untitled Star Wars Episode VII will be released on December 18,2015.  A […]

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    X-Men: Days of Future Past

      The first trailer for the forthcoming Fifth X-men film has been released.  This may be Director Bryan Singer’s greatest undertaking.  The trailer has so many pieces; people who have and haven’t read this classic story will find so many things to be excited about.  […]

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    Ben Affleck as Batman? Why you should stop crying, bitch.

    It’s been some time for the news of Ben Affleck being named the new Batman for 2015′s sure-to-be Summer blockbuster Batman vs Superman and it would seem that the fervor has lost little of its tenor. In reality there are numerous reasons why this is […]

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    Who Sold Their Soul to Kevin Smith? Afleck is New Batman

    When the news that Ben Afleck had been cast as Batman in the Man of Steel sequel hit Twitter last night, I honestly thought Kevin Smith was having some fun. When I realized it was not a joke, I was suddenly very depressed, but not […]

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    Geek Book Review – Man Of Steel

    Man of Steel the novelization by Greg Cox based on the motion picture screenplay of the same title (the new Superman movie) was as good as the movie I guess. How did I feel about the movie? Mixed. I still have qualms about the ending (not […]

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    Bin Fodder Movie Review: This is the End

    If you were a rich, young, Hollywood celebrity who came from nothing but were now famous what would you do?  Probably something close to what Seth Rogen did with This is the End.  Get a pack of your friends together and make a comedy about […]

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    Geekend Review

    HAPPY FATHERS DAY! Woo hoo! Party! Tequila for all, shoot your guns and prostitutes for everyone over the age of 17. I hope you were all able to watch the Man of Steel. Maybe some Star Wars (so you can gather fatherly advise from daddy […]

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    Geek Girl Falls in Love with Superman All Over Again

    I have to confess, I’ve loved Superman since I first saw Christopher Reeves’ bright blue eyes in Superman at the tender age of two, and for every VHS viewing after. It seems as though most of my earliest memories are geek related. I loved Superman […]

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    Star Trek Into Darkness: Geek Girls Says You Got It Wrong (fanboys)

    I have to admit, when I went to see the first Star Trek by J.J. Abrams, I wasn’t quite sold on it. I spent the first half of the movie confused by the altered timeline and found myself spending the rest of the movie trying […]

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    Free Comic Book Day/Star Wars Day

    “…You there, boy. What day is it?” Why sir, it’s both Star Wars Day and Free Comic Book Day. It’s Saturday May the Fourth, and may the 4th be with you. You are going to have to be a tad bit more specific because it […]

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    Iron Man 3 Review

    I like my heroes to have some substance, and Iron Man 3 delivers. Many people are going to complain about Iron Man 3. The torrent has already begun on social media. “There’s no plot”, “It’s not a comic book movie”, “They’ve ruined it”. Perhaps some […]

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    8 Worst Superhero Movies

    It has been a few weeks since I wrote a top eight list.  I know you’ve all been clamoring for a new installment, so this week I shall oblige.  We are only two weeks away from the next Iron Man sequel and only two months […]

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    Geekend Review

    It’s Sunday and the geekend is still rolling. It’s been awhile since we’ve made a Geekend Review. A bit hit and miss the last few times. That’s my fault. Before I was reporting out of Tulsa, OK and now I’ll be reporting out of the Dallas-Fort Worth […]

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    Top 8 Scientifically Flawed Films

    Last week the Earth was just missed (in spatial distances) by an asteroid that was 30 meters across and 190,000 tons.  On the very same day a meteor 55 feet across and weighing 10,000 tons exploded above Chelyabinsk, Russia, releasing energy thirty times the amount […]

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    Geek Review x2: A Terrible Double Feature Weekend (Movie 43/Hansel and Gretel: Witch Hunters)

    Movie 43 He gave me a warning, like an old gypsy woman telling my unfortunate fortune. While I took Brandon’s warning to heart, it wasn’t up to me to see Movie 43. I was coerced with the promise of a paid ticket and snacks. I […]

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    Top 8 Geek Films to Look Forward to in 2013

    The new year is upon us and if you read any of the recent lists on our illustrious website, you probably came across the countdown of 2012’s best and worst movies.  This coming year shows quite a bit of geek promise in the cinematic arena. […]

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    Geekend Review

    Welcome to the Geekend Review. It’s Sunday January 5th, the first week of our new year of 2013, and here are some top stories. Today SONY applied for patents that could predict some potentially dangerous trends for the gaming community. Similar to attempts made by […]

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