REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’

The Marvel Cinematic Universe is entering its Eleventh year as a forced to be reckoned with in the World of superhero cinema with countless entries under their belt and the popularization of previously underappreciated Marvel heroes. The series established the interconnected universe concept and they have been successful at doing so ever since. 2019’s first … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Captain Marvel’

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REVIEW: ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’

In 2013 the public was treated to a trailer from Warner Brothers Pictures announcing the release of a new film called The Lego Movie. What would seem like a senseless approach to sell Lego toys intrigued many people with not only the quality of said trailer, but also how many celebrities agreed to be in … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘The Lego Movie 2: The Second Part’

Aquaman Review: Outrageously Entertaining

Guest review by: Callum The Critic You can check his film blog here I am not going to open up my introduction with a typical comment on the DCEU because I feel like I have nothing new to say about it and I would rather stay focused on “Aquaman” himself. As far as heroes within … Continue reading Aquaman Review: Outrageously Entertaining

REVIEW: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

One of the most iconic Disney films of all time is the classic 1964 musical Mary Poppins. It’s wondrous joy and magic presented encapsulates what Disney means to so many people. It’s a big musical with a lot of heart and charming performances from its leading stars that has earned a place in the hearts … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Mary Poppins Returns’

‘Metal Gear Solid’: Traits, Themes, & My Experiences

I began my time here at Up Your Geek with a lot of hopes and a lot of goals. I wanted to explore new territories as a writer and I wanted to do work that would be engaging not only from a place of having fun, but also a place of smart analysis of popular … Continue reading ‘Metal Gear Solid’: Traits, Themes, & My Experiences

Retro Review: ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ ‘Ground Zeroes’ & ‘The Phantom Pain’

The Metal Gear Solid Franchise is a legendary series with many games under its banner and the impact it has made on the gaming culture and gaming as a medium is immense.  It’s widely respected and admired for its unique qualities including its well-told, but convoluted narrative. This story is deep and can be traced … Continue reading Retro Review: ‘Metal Gear Solid V’ ‘Ground Zeroes’ & ‘The Phantom Pain’

REVIEW: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’

Mission: Impossible started its legacy as a television series in the late 1960’s and early 1970’s. It lasted a few years before ending it’s run. The brand itself was stagnant for many years until Hollywood decided to take a crack at rebooting it. Rebooting a property is almost always problematic. There is almost always trouble … Continue reading REVIEW: ‘Mission: Impossible- Fallout’