Film Squad is back for 2018!!! I know you've missed it, after a short hiatus the first Film Squad of the year is Lou's choice of the 2003 James Mangold directed 'Identity'. Starring John Cusack, Ray Liotta and Amanda Peet it's a thriller that is not as straight forward as it would first seem! Download … Continue reading Film Squad #12 – Identity
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
My first trip to the cinema as a kid was to see the Lion King. I remember the excitement of the bucket of popcorn, holding my Dad's hand as we climbed up the stairs to the cinema screen (in a cinema venue which is now sadly closed) and the wailing despair of the child behind … Continue reading GeekParent: Cinema Kids Clubs
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
The Geeks are back after Christmas and looking forward to what's coming in 2018 to entertain today's Geek. Film, TV and videos are on topic and Dave we have the return of a Jack and the Geeks Talk game! How will it go? Only time and you listening will tell! Download now on ITune, Podbean … Continue reading Geeks Talk #23 – A Look Forward to 2018
Hello hello hello you lovely Geeks! It's been a while since we have you a Geekly Roundup (I guess Life gets in the way) but I'll endeavour to keep it as regular as possible! This week seems as as good as any to revive the post and Boy has there been a lot of stuff … Continue reading Geekly Round Up
The first Retrospective Viewing of 2018 is here! Let's see how far Sammi gets and we're hoping the Festive break hasn't destroyed her interest in the show! Cast your minds back to season 2 (let's face it, you're going to need something to keep you interested until season 8 arrives in 2019!! Season 2 Episode … Continue reading Game Of Thrones – Retrospective Viewing – Season 2 Episode 6
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)
If you're here then it's safe to assume you have similar interests to the people responsible for the content on this site. To that end I'm sure you are aware of the MCU challenge, if not then allow me to enlighten you. 2018 sees the arrival of Avengers: Infinity War, the culmination of 10 years … Continue reading The MCU Challenge commences!
Hello and Happy New Year! 2018 is upon us and I thought with a new year a new push for content was required. Hopefully this year will see even more posts, podcasts, videos and general interactions from all of us here at Jack and the Geekstalk, all with the goal of reaching out to more … Continue reading 2018? It’s on!