First Picard Trailer Released

We’ve finally gotten a glimpse of a legendary character’s next chapter as the first trailer for Star Trek: Picard has been released. You can see the clip here: Throughout the trailer, we get a voiceover that tells us that our beloved Admiral has left Starfleet. This more or less confirms that this series is serving …

Awesome Cheese: X-Men Origins: Wolverine

As I wrote in last month’s Awesome Cheese, comic book films expanded in major ways in the last decade. However, it wasn’t just The Losers that missed a step sometimes; even established franchises go down the wrong path. Such is the case for X-Men Origins: Wolverine. Initially envisioned as the first in a new line …

Final Countdown to the Oscars

Hello Geeks + Gamers! Welcome to the Final Countdown to the Oscars, breaking down the biggest awards of the night. It’s been fun sharing my thoughts on this year’s award season, and now it’s all come down to this. We have 8 more categories to go, so let’s get started with: Best Adapted Screenplay: Call …

24th Screen Actors Guild Awards Predictions

Hello Geeks + Gamers! It’s time to continue on the journey of Awards Season coverage, and today we’re breaking down the 24th Screen Actors Guild Awards. Unlike the other guilds, such as Directors, Producers and Writers, the Screen Actors Guild Awards are the only ones to broadcast their ceremony on national television. The show goes …

Logan vs. the DCEU

“Someone will come along.” “Someone has come along.” After a stellar marketing campaign and the promise of seeing the final appearance of a now legendary actor/character pairing, Logan is finally out in theaters. I saw it opening night (and thank god I did, or I’d have had lots of surprises spoiled just by looking at …

Give and Take in Superhero Cinema

The other day I was talking to a friend and he brought up the idea that there’s no such thing as a perfect movie, arguing that the best films have flaws that enhance them rather than sully them. In principle, I disagree with this (a Hitchens quote comes to mind: “It’s only true if you …