REVIEW: ‘Toy Story 4’

The Toy Story franchise is one of the most popular and profitable animated franchises of all time. Its influence changed the way that film is made and ushered in the use of computer animation.  The original film was a big gamble. Betting all of your success on a new technology was risky, but what we … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Toy Story 4’

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The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

It is Pride Month! A month to celebrate the accomplishments and the continued struggle the LGBTQ community have had to and still face in the pursuit of equal rights and treatment. The struggle of this community is finally being acknowledged on a much more broad level. While this is the case there is still an … Continue reading The Need For More LGBTQ+ Creators In Media (Pride Month 2019)

Why Video Games Are So Difficult To Adapt Into Feature Films

I spend quite a fair bit of my time discussing and breaking down the elements of film with my work here at Up Your Geek. Film is an incredible passion for me and it is what my life goals have been up to this point, but Film isn’t the only medium that can make me … Continue reading Why Video Games Are So Difficult To Adapt Into Feature Films

Jordan Peele: Master Of Modern Layered Horror

I’ve made in my previous articles my adoration for the genre of horror. I strongly believe that horror can so often be the most emotionally honest genre regardless of the medium. Horror taps into our psyche and it gives us a feeling that no other genre can. It looks into our ingrained fears that we … Continue reading Jordan Peele: Master Of Modern Layered Horror

Why ‘Game Of Thrones’ Was A Massive Success

Game Of Thrones ended its 8 Season long run this past Sunday which came at the heels of an incredibly divisive season. This past season consisted of 6 episodes that had several of them be as long as a film. It is no surprise that fans haven’t been missing an episode in this incredibly popular … Continue reading Why ‘Game Of Thrones’ Was A Massive Success

D&D newest adventure book, ‘Ghosts of Saltmarsh,’ available everywhere!

Dungeons & Dragons newest adventure book, Ghosts of Saltmarsh, is available everywhere today! The newest adventure takes classic sea-faring adventures and updates and expands upon them for use with D&D fifth edition.   The book details the port town of Saltmarsh and the surrounding lands players can explore using their own ship and the vehicle … Continue reading D&D newest adventure book, ‘Ghosts of Saltmarsh,’ available everywhere!

REVIEW: ‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’

Pokémon is one of the most popular franchises in all of entertainment and it has proven time and time again that it can have long lasting power to grab hold of popular culture. The revival of Pokémon is in part due to the popularity of Pokémon Go, which grabbed hold of the public consciousness in … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Pokémon: Detective Pikachu’