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)
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
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
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’
I think one thing that can be truly incredible about popular culture is that it can sweep so many people off their feet simultaneously. If there is some big franchise or individual work of art that catches on you will see that thing everywhere and in every store and household. It will become ubiquitous. This … Continue reading Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity
Guest review by: Callum The Critic You can check his film blog here Yes, the subtitle for this review is intentionally vague for good reason. If there is one thing that I have grown to really dislike is reviewing so-called “event” films because there is simply so much baggage that comes with such a thing, … Continue reading Avengers Endgame review: What Can I Say About This?
Superhero stories as we know them are fairly new considering that they came to popularity in the early half of the 20th century. They came about during a time of great trouble in the US, which included the Great Depression and the beginnings of the second World War. Many people were looking for escapist entertainment … Continue reading Why The Marvel Cinematic Universe Is A Massive Success