It has been 10 years since the first Iron Man hit the big screen. Back then the idea of an Iron Man movie was a risky venture and no one knew how it would be handled. No one expected an Iron Man movie to be great let alone succeed, but it did. The first post-credits … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Avengers: Infinity War’
Up Your Geek is saddened to learn of the passing of Bruno Sammartino -- who was the longest reigning champion in WWE history (4,040 days) -- at his home in Pittsburgh. During his childhood in the small Italian mountain town of Abruzzi, Italy, Bruno Sammartino heard stories about how the streets in the United States were … Continue reading WWE Hall of Famer Bruno Sammartino passed away at age 82.
The Metal Gear Solid Franchise is a video game franchise certainly worthy of analysis and review. Last month I dived into the franchise with my review of Metal Gear Solid: The Twin Snakes. I praised the game for it’s effective controls, good graphics, and excellent storytelling. With the first game finished I decided to take … Continue reading Retro Review: Metal Gear Solid 2: Sons of Liberty HD
Batman v. Superman: Dawn of Justice premiered on March 25th, 2016 in American Cinemas. The film had been hyped for months promising the first look into the World of DC superheroes coming together, but when it finally came out it was hit hard with overwhelmingly negative critical reception. It was certainly a blow to the … Continue reading Batman v. Superman: How It Has Been Able To Stay Relevant For Over Two Years
One of this year’s most anticipated films from the geek community was that of Ready Player One. It’s based upon a novel with the same name and followed a futuristic society obsessed with pop culture. The original novel was a smash hit selling many copies off of the nostalgic and fun tone that it delivered. … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Ready Player One’ (Another Perspective)
Games don’t make great video game movies, but maybe books do! The video game movie curse quivers in the face of Wreck It Ralph and is now abruptly smacked like a medieval knight demanding battle in Ready Player One. The latest from up and coming filmmaker Steven…let me check my notes here…Speyleborg? is at its … Continue reading Ready Gamergasm One: Ready Player One Review (No Spoilers)
Wondercon 2018 was a massive year for geek culture, cosplay, and guests. I was extremely excited to go there and do my best to represent the amazing things we have to offer here at Up Your Geek. Wondercon had a lot to offer including the World Premiere screening of the new animated Batman film, Batman … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Batman Ninja’