New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival – Fall 2019

Hey there, Freaks and Geeks! The NJ Horror Con & Film Festival will be hosting their annual convention later this year at the Showboat in Atlantic City, NJ! Starting October 11th through the 13th, the NJ Horror Con & Film Festival will take place in 801 Boardwalk, Atlantic City, NJ. The convention focuses in independent … Continue reading New Jersey Horror Con & Film Festival – Fall 2019

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

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

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’

Why Pokémon Has Maintained Its Relevancy & Popularity

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