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Marvelette Missives – All the Deadpool

If you don’t know by now that I’m a Deadpool fangirl, you’ve obviously not been reading this blog or listening to Geek Watch One. But anyway, we all know Deadpool opened this past weekend and, of course, I was there Thursday night to see it. (I’ve already seen it a second time too.) So it was a pretty obvious choice to make this week’s blog a review of the movie… a spoiler-filled, geekgasm heavy review. So if you haven’t yet seen the film and don’t want to know all the details, here’s my one sentence, spoiler-free review: This is everything a fan could want in a Deadpool movie – the characters are done right, there is violence and mayhem galore, and it’s absolutely hilarious. Now that that’s done, stop reading because the rest of this post is full of spoilers! More

Marvelette Missives – Absolutely Marvel-ous

Over the past year I’ve become a fan of the current incarnation of Captain Marvel. Why would I phrase it that way? Well, most people would guess I’m a Marvel fan (don’t look so shocked), so I’m obviously not talking about the DC hero. But the Marvel version has had a half dozen or so folks carrying the mantel. It’s not to say I’m not interested in the earlier Captains, but thus far it’s Carol Danvers who has me hooked. More

Now Geek This Reviews The Flash

nowgeekthisThis week, I will be reviewing The Flash, the new show, based on the DC comic book, that airs on the CW network Tuesdays at 8:00PM.  The Flash stars Grant Gustin as Barry Allen/The Flash, Candice Patton as his best friend/secret crush Iris West, and Tom Cavanagh as Harrison Wells, the scientist, creator, and mentor of the Flash.  Other members of the cast include Jesse L. Martin as Detective Joe West, father to Iris, and John Wesley Shipp, who played the Flash in the short lived 90s series as Barry’s father.

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