Geekstalkers Throwdown – Round 3

As geeks we are blessed with the amount of content available to us every day. Book, games, films, TV shows, plays, all available no more than a tap away. It is wonderful, but there is also a dark side. The availability of media increases the number of people consuming said products. With this increased consumption … Continue reading Geekstalkers Throwdown – Round 3

Geeks Talk #37 – Marvel Phase 4

Welcome back to Geeks Talk, the monthly Podcast that is full of geeky goodness. This episode we finally discuss the recently revealed slate for Phase 4 of the MCU! SDCC did us proud this year with lots of interesting revelations and teases and some awesome announcements! What were the highlights? What are we worried about? … Continue reading Geeks Talk #37 – Marvel Phase 4

MCU Challenge #9 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

This is one I've been waiting for. Halfway in, #9 in the MCU Challenge has been for a long time, my favourite Marvel film of all. I realise I'm probably going to go into this quite biased but then if you can't talk about things you love what's the point? For many this marks a … Continue reading MCU Challenge #9 – Captain America: The Winter Soldier

MCU Challenge #3 – Iron Man 2

We now arrive at the first sequel in the MCU, Iron Man 2 (2010). Following the success of Iron Man it was inevitable a sequel would arrive eventually and the threads were starting to show connecting the new characters coming from Marvel Studios. Tony Stark and Stark Industries made appearances in Bruce Banner's first MCU … Continue reading MCU Challenge #3 – Iron Man 2

MCU Challenge #2 – The Incredible Hulk

The second instalment in the MCU also came in 2008 in the form of The Incredible Hulk. Unlike Iron Man, it was not the first live-action film for this character, Ang Lee's Hulk (2003) starring Eric Bana was not well received, so much so that it was pretty much discarded entirely prior to bringing the … Continue reading MCU Challenge #2 – The Incredible Hulk

MCU challenge #1 – Iron Man (2008)

Let's Get started! Ignoring all Marvel Films that came before it in terms of continuity (and tone) the 2008 Jon Favreau directed first instalment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe was, from what I remember, hotly anticipated. Following their financial troubles in the 80s and 90s Marvel had sold the Movie rights to many of their … Continue reading MCU challenge #1 – Iron Man (2008)