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    Wizard World Chicago 2014 Recap

    This past weekend, Wizard held its largest event ever.  Wizard World Chicago 2014…and 8daysageek was there.  Our Editor-in-Chief and I made the long 315 mile drive to Rosemont, Illinois to partake in the festivities.  We even took some video of our excruciating trip that will […]

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    Geek Movie Review – Guardians Of The Galaxy

    Tonight I saw what I’m guessing will be one of the best movies of the Summer, Guardians Of The Galaxy. It’s a space adventure about a bunch of “a-holes” who cause a bunch of chaos in a haphazard attempt at kind of doing good. Filled […]

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    On Set With Four Color Eulogy

      In April I attended Wizard World Comic Con in St. Louis and afterwards told you about our friends at Archlight Studios and Pirate Pictures.  Their goal was to film an independent motion picture right here in our hometown entitled Four Color Eulogy.  Thanks to […]

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    Graphic Novel Book Club – X-Men: Days Of Future Past

     This month at Boomerang Comics in Lewisville we covered the Marvel collection that holds X-Men: Days of Future Past. As you may have noticed from the last review we occasionally theme the graphic novels around popular movies that are coming out (see The Winter Soldier […]

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    Bin Fodder Movie Reviews: Godzilla

    **Mild Spoilers – Nothing Direct**   The King of the Monsters – that is what they once called him.  There was a time in past when Godzilla was more of a spoof character (not specifically talking about the 1998 American version, but that’s certainly part […]

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    Farewell Bob Hoskins

    Film Icon Bob Hoskins passed away today at the age of 71. A spokes person released a statement from his family saying that he had died in a hospital today having been admitted for pneumonia. Hoskins played several iconic roles throughout his career. As Mario Mario […]

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    Jedi Mind Trick – Star Wars VII Casting & Unpopular Opinions

    Today was a momentous day in geekdom, Star Wars Episode VII main casting was announced.  To view the full announcement along with a cool picture of all the players sitting together in the Pinewood Studios, UK: click here   Here’s the official statement from Lucasfilm/Disney: […]

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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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