Spider-Man: Homecoming Review

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

Geeks Talk Podcast #16- Game of Spiderman

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

Binge Watch vs Weekly Wait

It's the age old question......well okay, maybe not that old but it is question that gets asked a lot today, what is better, binge-watching a show or doing it old school, watching an episode per week? If you have come here for the right answer you are going to be sorely disappointed. Instead, all I … Continue reading Binge Watch vs Weekly Wait

Book vs Film: The Circle

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

Official vs Leaks: Quest for Knowledge

I've previously spoken about my Completionist Viewing addiction - Completionist Viewing And now I have another related issue. As I feel the need to consume every facet of information related to a particular film, TV show, comic book etc I browse the various geeky websites on a daily basis looking for any snippet of information … Continue reading Official vs Leaks: Quest for Knowledge

GeekParent: Studio Ghibli films I share with my toddler

I have been a big fan of Studio Ghibli for around a decade (I just shuddered and feel really rather old). I love the clever cinematography applied to animated characters and scenes, that managed to capture a feeling or essence. Nothing is over drawn (unless really required), everything feels subtle but without any confusion as … Continue reading GeekParent: Studio Ghibli films I share with my toddler

Physical vs Digital: The Internal Battle

I have a constant battle going on inside me. I have already spoken about my Completionist Viewing addiction, which you can read about here; Completionist Viewing The internal battle is between my love for owning physical stuff and convenience. I am a collector and have been for as long as I can remember. It started … Continue reading Physical vs Digital: The Internal Battle

Cinematic Spiderman – What Went Wrong?

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?