How Gatekeeping Harms Geek Culture

The Geek Community is as vast and as broad as any community or fandom is. This community has the ability and potential to do so many good things and so much good has happened. I have noticed that people are drawn to geek culture for not only the art associated with it, but also the … Continue reading How Gatekeeping Harms Geek Culture

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McFarlane Toys and Warner Bros. ANNOUNCE New Wizarding world INSPIRED figure line LAUNCHING Fall 2019

McFarlane Toys, a global leader in the action figure industry, and Warner Bros. Consumer Products (WBCP) announced today a partnership to bring a new line of premium collectible Wizarding World action figures to  mass and specialty retailers.   McFarlane Toys will create collectible action figures ranging in size from 6-inch to 12-inches based on characters … Continue reading McFarlane Toys and Warner Bros. ANNOUNCE New Wizarding world INSPIRED figure line LAUNCHING Fall 2019

Why Comics And Comic-Based Properties Are So Often Looked Down Upon

I tend to try to keep up with current events from all across the spectrum from comics to politics to entertainment. I like to keep an eye on what is going on in the world and something very recently caught my attention and I wasn’t the only one to notice it. This past weekend on … Continue reading Why Comics And Comic-Based Properties Are So Often Looked Down Upon

Ben Affleck Is Officially Out As Batman

According to an article on Deadline, Matt Reeves' 'Batman' movie will hit theaters on June 25, 2021 and will focus on a young Bruce Wayne; which means Affleck is out. Affleck further confirmed this news when he shared the Deadline article on his Twitter account and wished Reeves well on his version of the Caped … Continue reading Ben Affleck Is Officially Out As Batman

What We Hope To See In ‘Ghostbusters’ 2020

If you are a fan of 1980s cinema and popular culture in general it is incredibly difficult to escape the influence that the 1984 original Ghostbusters film had on cinema. The film brilliantly matched supernatural elements with impressive special effects and very well handled sarcastic comedy that is still instantly quotable to this day. There … Continue reading What We Hope To See In ‘Ghostbusters’ 2020

Why ‘Genre Films’ Aren’t Given The Respect They So Often Deserve

It is the beginning of 2019 which means it is officially award season for film and television. The 76th Annual Golden Globes Awards was just held with some of the most widely praised films of the year being put up for nominations and even some winning a few awards.  It was a milestone that Black … Continue reading Why ‘Genre Films’ Aren’t Given The Respect They So Often Deserve

2018’s Biggest Geek Films

2018 was another brilliantly chaotic and fascinating year not only in the perspective of the World itself, but in terms of film, art, and content for Up Your Geek. I had the incredible opportunity to join the Up Your Geek family to bring my own perspective onto this lovely website and to contribute during some … Continue reading 2018’s Biggest Geek Films