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  • Geek Out Weakly 3 – Ben and Aadil Face the Music

    This weak Ben and Aadil wax nostalgic about the first two movies (and the cartoon!) before getting into their feelings about the latest entry in the series, 2020s Bill and Ted Face the Music. Theme song by captiveportalmusic, under the CC ShareAlike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)....
  • Geek Out Weakly 2 – Spider-man: Into the Spider-Verse

    Aadil and Ben gush over the wonderful Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse. We discuss the writing, setting, characters, and of course the amazing art and sound design. Geek Out Weakly is recorded live on twitch every Monday at midday GMT. Theme song by captiveportalmusic, under the CC ShareAlike license (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0/)....
  • Nolan North has his say on the Uncharted movie

    The Uncharted movie has been coming for a long time and finally, we’re starting to get some sneak peeks into the production and the tone of the movie. You may have seen some images last week, released by Sony of the highly anticipated title. These showed Uncharted’s leading man...
  • Revisiting the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Movie

    It seems with every Star Wars film released, the fanbase grows increasingly divided. But through the torrent of discord and disjunction there’s been one shining light that’s unified every Star Wars fan for the past decade or so: The Clone Wars. The animated series has become beloved by fans...
  • Revisiting The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

    For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been revisiting Peter Jackson’s The Hobbit trilogy for the first time in years and, so far, it’s been a pleasant surprise. I remembered the films as having good moments but ultimately as failures of the Middle Earth franchise. But upon rewatching both...
  • Revisiting The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug

    For huge billion-dollar movies that serve as prequels to one of the most beloved and successful film trilogies of all time, The Hobbit films feel somewhat forgotten. I myself have left the films collecting dust on my shelf since they were first released, but this past housebound spring I...
  • Revisiting The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

    During this past housebound spring – brought to you by the Coronavirus – I sat for endless hours deciding which films to watch in order to idle away the hours. To pass as much time as possible, my eyes drifted to the longest movies in my collection: my 15-disc...
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 6)

    Tales From Earthsea & From Up On Poppy Hill   This is part 6 of a series of reviews, looking at Studio Ghibli’s films, you can find Parts 1, 2, 3, 4 & 5 which look at Hayao Miyazaki’s and Yoshifumi Kondō’s directed films, by clicking on the hyperlinks....
  • Studio Ghibli Review (Part 5)

    Howl’s Moving Castle, Ponyo & The Wind Rises   This is Part 5 of Adam’s series reviewing the films of Studio Ghibli. You can find Part 1, Part 2, Part 3 & Part 4 by using the hyperlinks.   Hayao Miyazaki’s films for Studio Ghibli are each so different...