It's about time we spoke about the latest entry in the Marvel Cinematic Universe. If you've read my recent post on the things that were wrong with the Spider-Man franchise you'll know that Sony has a lot of making up to do! It was the best decision they ever made to strike a deal with … Continue reading Spider-Man: Homecoming Review
Welcome to the Geeks Talk podcast. This month the Geeks Talk Spiderman: Homecoming as we give you our thoughts on the newest MCU movie. Then to celebrate the release of Game of Thrones Season 7 we have a special quiz which involves members of the Geekstalkers community. http://jackandthegeekstalk.podbean.com/e/geeks-talk-16-game-of-spiderman/ If you want to ask us a … Continue reading Geeks Talk Podcast #16- Game of Spiderman
Ooh Boy it's been a good weekend! If you're reading this then I'm sure you're aware that the D23 Expo has been underway for the last couple of days. It's basically A Disney specific Comic Con where they showcase al their big news for the coming years be it films, parks or merchandise, this is … Continue reading D23 Expo Round Up
The Circle by Dave Eggers is a really great read. I discovered it when I read an excerpt that had been published in a magazine - those few paragraphs were enough to entice me into getting the book. It's clever and gripping, the best description I can come up with is a pre-dystopian social mindset … Continue reading Book vs Film: The Circle
I have rambled to great extent of my love for film. I have seen hundreds of film as many of you have but there will always be some that I've missed and quite probably will never see. Some of these films are considered to be cinema gold or the greatest films in existence but I … Continue reading Great Movies Never Seen
I love Spiderman, love most of his comics, the 1990s animated TV show and to a lesser extent the live action 70s show for all it's cheesy campy goodness! He is the universal Superhero, as well known as Batman and Superman, probably the most recognisable Marvel character. It is for these reasons that the live … Continue reading Cinematic Spiderman – What Went Wrong?
What is a guilty pleasure? Well the internet tells me it's "something, such as a film, television programme, or piece of music, that one enjoys despite feeling that it is not generally held in high regard." We all have those films or TV shows that we love to watch but everyone else thinks are utter … Continue reading Geekstalkers #6 – Guilty Pleasures
I watch a lot of stuff. Good stuff, mediocre stuff and unfortunately a lot of bad stuff. I think of myself as a visual collector and by that I mean I am willing to watch pretty much anything. I try not to limit myself to particular genres but I am somewhat guilty of following trends. … Continue reading Completionist Viewing
It's that time again. The Geeks are talking the 2001 Jean-Pierre Jeunet film Amélie starring Audrey Tautou. It's a unique film to be sure and one that will take several watched to understand fully. Follow the link below to hear what the Geeks think of the film or find us on ITunes under Jack and … Continue reading Film Squad #8 – Amélie
It seems that modern films are plagued with problems more than ever, especially the big blockbuster ones! barely a day goes by without news of a script re-write, re-shoots, cast or crew drop outs or release dates being changed. These problems were probably always there but they are reported more widely than ever today. The … Continue reading Han Solo Gets a New Co-pilot!