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

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’

REVIEW: ‘Occupant’ A DUST Exclusive Short Film

It hasn’t been that long since I mentioned my love and adoration of the art behind creating short films. As a filmmaker, I have been tasked with crafting a short film that would grab the attention of the viewer immediately and I always take it seriously whenever I get the opportunity to see what other … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Occupant’ A DUST Exclusive Short Film

Avengers Endgame review: What Can I Say About This?

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?

Why The Marvel Cinematic Universe Is A Massive Success

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