guardians of the galaxy

Now Geek This: Marvel Movie Madness!

 nowgeekthisIt is a good time to be a Marvel fan.  As a longtime comic book reader, and a huge Marvel fan going back to my childhood days, it has always been a dream of mine to see my favorite Marvel superheroes on the big screen.  For the first half of my life, that dream seemed impossible.  Marvel’s rival, DC comics had a couple of good movies under their belt starring their biggest characters like Superman and Batman, yet Marvel had nothing to offer their fans  but failed attempts or cheesy interpretations of their characters.

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Now Geek This: A Review of Guardians of the Galaxy

nowgeekthisWelcome to another exciting edition of Now Geek This.  This week, I will be reviewing Guardians of the Galaxy, the latest addition to the Marvel cinematic universe.  Guardians is written and directed by James Gunn, and stars Chris Pratt, Zoe Saldana, and wrestler Dave Bautista, along with the voice talents of Bradley Cooper and Vin Diesel.

I have been excited for the release of this movie since the first moment I found out Marvel would be making a film based on the lesser known Guardians of the Galaxy comic book series.  For a long time, it seemed like an impossible task to bring one of Marvel’s “fringe” series to the big screen, and to be honest, I was concerned that this movie would be a disaster.  I am very happy to say, after seeing the box office numbers, that I was completely wrong in my assumption. More

Now Geek This: The Genius of the Marvel Cinematic Universe

now geek thisLet me begin this article with a Spoiler Alert.  Normally, I try not to spoil anything when doing a review or discussing a movie or television show, but in this case, there is no way for me to discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe without bringing up some details from the movies and television show.  Therefore, you have been warned, if you have not seen all of Marvel’s movies, or the Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. television show, than you may find a few spoilers in this article.

With that warning out of the way, let’s discuss the Marvel Cinematic Universe, and what Marvel Studios has done with this universe that I consider to be so truly brilliant.

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Details on a number of Disney/Marvel projects

Paul Shirey | Joblo

Let’s just get the SPOILER stuff out of the way. You know the drill. If you’re a spoiler nazi, then this is not the place for you. If you’d like to get some juicy tidbits about some upcoming projects, then you’re in the right place. You’ve been formally warned. More