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Bridget Jones’s Baby – FIRST TRAILER

The first trailer for the 3rd Bridget Jones film was debuted on The Ellen DeGeneres Show today! It has been forever since the last time we saw Bridget Jones and bloody hell have we missed her. Bridget Jones’s Baby looks just as fabulous as the previous 2 films. And I have to say that ...

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FOREVER, JUST LIKE IN A FAIRYTALE: A RETROSPECTIVE ON BATMAN RETURNS (1992)

Released in the summer of 1992, Batman Returns has the distinction of being one of a handful of summer blockbusters that actually take place at Christmas. Die Hard, Gremlins, Iron Man 3, there’s a strange thing that sometimes goes on whereby Hollywood will deliver a major summer movie that wants ...

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CINEMATIC KRYPTONITE: A RETROSPECTIVE ON SUPERMAN III (1983) AND SUPERMAN IV:THE QUEST FOR PEACE (1987)

Superman has yet to die in live action, although it didn’t stop many attempts to do so in the late 90s and 2000s during the course of many failed productions, but crappy movies can certainly help in that regard and, so it was, after such a great beginning, the Superman ...

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NEW The Legend of Tarzan Trailer Takes Swinging From the Trees to New Levels

This is the 2nd theatrical trailer for the new live action Tarzan film, The Legend of Tarzan. This film keeps Tarzan and Jane’s story moving forward. Tarzan and Jane are married and living in London, but a new mining encampment and villain will bring Tarzan home to the jungle. Also, Jane might have ...

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DANCE WITH THE DEVIL: A RETROSPECTIVE ON BATMAN (1989)

It was the summer of 1989 and I distinctly remember that gold-plated Batman logo being EVERYWHERE. Posters on bus stops, billboards on the street, on the side of buses, the trailer playing on television every time there was a commercial break, usually during reruns of the Adam West Batman television ...

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Now You See Me 2 Trailer – The Four Horsemen are Returning

Just when you thought they were gone for good, the Four Horsemen have returned for one final movie filled with some of the most amazing magic tricks. There has been one casting change to the Four Horsemen it seems. Isla Fisher who played Henley Reeves has not returned for this ...

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KNEEL BEFORE ZOD: A RETROSPECTIVE ON SUPERMAN II (1980, 2006)

Production was roughly 75% completed on Superman II, which was being filmed simultaneously with Superman:The Movie, when the decision was made to stop and try to complete the first movie, were the flying effects were proving problematic and the budget for the productions was ballooning, all with its release date looming ...

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CAN YOU READ MY MIND? A RETROSPECTIVE ON SUPERMAN-THE MOVIE (1978)

Comic book movies and superheroes are as big today in our multiplexes as they ever have been, although in truth heroic figures with imaginative powers and colourful costumes have been all the rage on-screen ever since the forties, when Batman made his way onto screen in several Columbia Studios serials. ...

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The Magical World of North America

ICYMI: J.K. Rowling and Pottermore made a rather big announcement yesterday through The Telegraph. J.K. Rowling has written a 4 part story that describes the Magical History of North America. Each part will be exclusively released on Pottermore.com. Part One was released earlier today. I thought we were going to have ...

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Interviews with Marc Rosen, Fred Graver, & Michael Goldfine – Content Industry ConnectLA

Febuary 17th, 2016, Katie and I went to an event held by Banff World Media Festival called Content Industry Connect LA. There they had producers, broadcasters, distributors, content creators, and executives all to connect, network, and talk about television, digital media, and social media. Katie wrote about the experience and what ...

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Let’s Talk Batman v Superman:Dawn of Justice.

There really should be a subtitle that goes along the lines of; “As well as Man of Steel, Zack Snyder, the DC Extended Universe and THOSE Rumours”. Apologies, this goes off in many directions, but I have stuff I need to talk about. So let’s begin… This past week has ...

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Pee-Wee IS BACK in a new movie for Netflix!

Personally, I have always loved Pee-Wee Herman’s movies. Something special from my childhood, so this announcement makes me so HAPPY!!!!!! Pee-Wee’s Big Holiday will premiere at SXSW in Austin, Texas this coming March. The film will go LIVE on Netflix at 12:01am Friday, March 18th. Come on…… You know you ...

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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child Parts I & II Will Be PUBLISHED!

I have been a Harry Potter fan for a very long time. I like to think of HP as my gateway fandom, it truly opened the door to enjoying books, TV, and films in an entirely different way and I will always be thankful for that. It has been quite ...

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The Purge: Election Year – Trailer

The Purge. The one day a year for 12 hours everything is legal including Murder in The United States of America. Just when you think it’s over…… It really isn’t. Will this new senator survive this years Purge or will the fanatics risk their own lives to preserve their right ...

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Katie’s Top 5 Football Movies to Watch If You Want to Skip the Super Bowl or Just Because

Personally, I love watching the Super Bowl because the commercials are fantastic and the Halftime Show is always so over the top and glamorous, but some people just prefer not to watch it. Which is totally cool. I don’t really like NFL that much, I’m more of a College Football ...

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WARNERS/DC REVEAL FIRST LOOK AT WONDER WOMAN

The new trailer for Suicide Squad may be the talk of everywhere today, but there was another glimpse at a future Warner Bros/DC production that has got us all excited too and this one is carrying a heavy load on her shoulders. During The Dawn of the Justice League Presentation ...

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MOVIE RETROSPECTIVE: THE X-FILES:I WANT TO BELIEVE (2008)

Talk of a second X Files film did not begin to become more serious until after the conclusion of the television series which occurred on the 19th of May 2002 with a two-hour finale entitled The Truth. The series finished with an open ending in which Mulder and Scully were left ...

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Cloverfield ‘Sequel’ Unveiled.

You have to hand it to JJ Abrams. He brought Star Wars back in spectacular form, he’s managed to kickstart creative directions for not one, but two popular, and rival, franchises with the word ‘Star’ in the title, and in the midst of it all he’s seemingly produced a sequel to ...

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OBITUARY: Alan Rickman (1946-2016)

Another day and another loss it seems. Alan Rickman, like David Bowie, was 69 years of age when he passed away today from cancer and waking up to the news that one of Britain’s greatest actors who had the distinction of being both acclaimed for theatre and portraying several villains ...

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DAVID BOWIE (1947-2016)

It’s not very often one gets to be a legend in their lifetime, but with David Bowie it felt like he did it multiple times, changing his appearance, becoming almost a different character of his own with each era and album and allowing himself to remain constant and relevant. It’s ...

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Is Deadpool the Next Iron Man?

We’re just a few weeks away from the first Deadpool movie that stars Ryan Reynolds as the title character. Movie fans know that Deadpool showed up a few years ago, 2009 to be exact, in X-Men Origins: Wolverine where he played the government’s hired weapon to take down Wolverine. Now, ...

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IF I QUIT NOW, THEY WIN: A Retrospective on The X-Files:Fight the Future (1998)

When it comes to making a film based on a television series, especially one that is making such a transition when the series in question is still on the air, The X Files: Fight the Future must surely rank as one of the most ambitious, if not the most herculean.  ...

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Rogue One: A Star Wars Story – What We Want To See

We made people! Day five of my week long Star Wars post. If you want to see the previous posts, you can access them by clicking the links below. Star Wars The Force Awaken – My Thoughts Star Wars The Force Awakens – Who Is Rey? Star Wars The Force ...

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Star Wars The Force Awakens – Who is Kylo Ren? (Spoilers)

Well this is going to be a fun post as this will be a pure fanboy rant. I am going to throw out the most off the wall theory and see if it sticks. Before we get started, you should check out my previous topics from this week long Star Wars ...

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Star Wars The Force Awakens – Who is Snoke? (Spoilers)

Welcome to day three of my week long Star Wars discussion! Please take a look at my posts about my thoughts of The Force Awakens and my thoughts on who Rey is when you have a moment. This post is dedicated to another mystery of the Force Awakens. The mystery of ...

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Star Wars The Force Awakens – Who Is Rey? (Spoilers)

This is the second article in my week long Star Wars post. Today’s article is going to deal specifically on my theory of who Rey is. If you have not already, check out my article from yesterday where I discuss my general thoughts on Star Wars The Force Awakens. Before ...

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Star Wars The Force Awakens – My Thoughts (Spoilers)

It is time for me to finally put out this article. I was waiting for everyone to go see it so I can finally discuss the movie. As of this writing, the movie has taken in over 1.51 billion at the box office worldwide! What does that mean for me ...

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Slade’s Top 10 Things of 2015 (In No Particular Order)

2016 is here and and I cannot wait to see what this year has in store for me. But, before I too far into the new year, I want to take a moment to speak of some of the highlights of 2015. Below are my 10 favorite things from 2015 ...

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2015 Review-Part Two: The ‘Dinosaurs’ Awaken

Jurassic World is about to shortly end. There is around fifteen minutes of the movie left. We’re knee-deep in the last act of a movie that is a sequel to one of the most popular movies of all time. To defeat the Indominous Rex, a genetically engineered dinosaur designed to ...

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2015 Review-Part One: A Year of Superheroes

Goodbye 2015, you have been a most excellent year for geek culture. From triumphant returns on the big screen, superb seasons of television shows, most notably with Marvel and Netflix combining forces to give us not one but two great television shows, DC and Greg Berlanti hitting home run after ...

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An Interview with MERRY XMAS’ Boman & Matthew Modine – A ToG Exclusive

Happy Holidays Everyone! Katie here! I have a special treat for everyone. Remember last week when I wrote an article about this awesome Short Film called MERRY XMAS???? You know this article ->MERRY XMAS starring Dick Van Dyke – A Holiday Comedy you Don’t want to Miss…. Well if you ...

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RETROSPECTIVE: Star Wars-Episode One:The Phantom Menace

1999. What a year it was. The year of The Matrix, The Mummy, Fight Club, The Sixth Sense, The World is Not Enough, The Thomas Crown Affair, The Blair Witch Project and, of course, the first Star Wars prequel. Maybe it was because I was a teenager at the time ...

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Dear David Tennant – An Open Letter

Dear David Tennant, We’ve never had the opportunity to meet, which I am hoping to rectify one of these days. I missed out on meeting you so many times. Just terrible luck I suppose. My friends got to meet you though, which made me absolutely jelly, but I know one ...

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MERRY XMAS starring Dick Van Dyke – A Holiday Comedy you Don’t want to Miss!

On December 11, 2015, it was announced that the award-winning comedic holiday short film, MERRY XMAS, closed a deal with Shorts International, the parent company of ShortsHD to release this film on a variety of digital platforms this holiday season. MERRY XMAS features an all-star cast including Dick Van Dyke, ...

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Star Trek Beyond Trailer Released.

  It’s Star Trek Jim, but not as we know it and I promise that this will be the one and only time I’ll deliver a Star Trek related play on words in this article. With all the excitement about that other huge franchise with ‘Star’ in the title coming ...

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Independence Day:Resurgence Trailer Debuts

The trailer for the very long-awaited sequel to Independence Day dropped last night, somewhat unexpectedly, but it’s here and we’re now only seven months away from another long-awaited follow-up to a beloved sci-fi classic. Although more recent than Star Wars, Independence Day was a phenomenon back in 1996, coupled with ...

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25 Days of Christmas on ABC Family is Coming

Have you picked out your favorite Holiday beverage yet? How about which PJ’s and blanket are the most comfortable? And which spot on the couch is the best? Well you better hop to it if you haven’t because ABC Family’s 25 Days of Christmas is almost upon us. ABC Family even seems to be ...

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Hunter’s Top 5 Movies to See

Today’s society sees dozens and dozens of movies each year. Most of these are forgotten and left behind. This is a list of some of MY PERSONAL favorite movies that I think are must watches. Beware, ahead may include some minor spoils. I’m aware some opinions may vary and that ...

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Warcraft Teaser Trailer Released!

With the release of the full-length trailer almost upon us (November 6th, this Friday!), Blizzard and Legendary Films released a teaser trailer to tide us over until then.  Enjoy!   Personally, I have high hopes for this film, and from everything I’ve read I think they might have finally broken ...

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ToG at the Con – Wizard World Austin 2015

Wizard World 2015 was the con that almost was not meant to be for Temple of Geek! On Friday, I decided to take the trip to Austin Texas to head to the convention. Little did I know, Texas was being hit with a huge storm that caused many parts to ...

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“We’re Going Back” – A Back to the Future Celebration at the Twin Pines Mall

On Sunday, October 25, 2015, the 5 day Back to the Future Celebration: “We’re Going back” in California came to a close and it was a spectacular send off for the 30th Anniversary Celebration. The final day of celebrating could not have been in a better location – The Puente Hills Mall ...

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Late to the Game – Wizard World 2015

On the last day of Wizard World the weather finally cleared up over the Lone Star state. Fans shuffled through the crowds like zombies, as cosplayers and trick or treaters blended together in a sea of humanity.  Of course I was there a bit later then planned. Sadly Peter Weller ...

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It’s All About that Ash Baby – The After Show Party

Exit the Wizard World Con, enter the Jackalope. Tucked away on 6th St. in Austin, this bar hosted the Ash vs the Evil Dead viewing party.  It was a tightly packed house with none other than Bruce Campbell and Ted Raimi trudging through fans trying to meet and greet the attendees. ...

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Retro Review: 5 Reasons “The Clone Wars” Cartoons Made the Prequels Obsolete

Hello again!  After a brief hiatus we’re back with another retro review.  This week we are taking a look back and the The Clone Wars (2008-2014) cartoon to present a case for why they not only are better than all of the prequels, but almost entirely erase the need for ...

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How to Machete Cut your StarWars Marathon

With the clock winding down to this year’s biggest movie blockbuster, Star Wars is definitely rising to the occasion. We seriously doubt you missed last weeks final trailer to the galactic soap opera in a galaxy far, far away before the t.v spots start rolling out next month, but in ...

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Doctor Strange Casting And Characters

DOCTOR STRANGE We all know that Doctor Strange is slowly approaching. We at least can cling to the fact that it starts filming next month, right!? So let’s get up to date on the cast! Rachel Mcadams: Rachel’s name has been tossed around for a few weeks, but is most ...

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Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer is HERE!!

For fans of football, I am sorry that you have to sit through such a miserable game. The first half was turnover after mistake. The good news however, was that we were finally treated to the Star Wars The Force Awakens Trailer during half time. This is the trailer that ...

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Star Wars on Monday Night Football

Hope you guys like Monday Night Football because that is where you are going to see the trailer for Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Monday. October 19th 2015 during Monday Night Football on ESPN, Disney will release the trailer for the highly anticipated 7th film in the Star Wars Franchise. ...

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The Rocky Horror Picture Show 40th Anniversary

It’s just a jump to the left. Then a step to the right. With your hands on your hips, you bring your knees in tight, but it’s the pelvic trust that really drives you insane. LET’S DO THE TIME WARP AGAIN!!! The Time Warp is one of the most iconic scenes ...

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First Look at Pride and Prejudice and ZOMBIES

Are you ready? Are you sure because this isn’t any ordinary version of Pride and Prejudice? This is PRIDE AND PREJUDICE AND ZOMBIES! After nearly 6 years of waiting, the first trailer for the film has finally arrived and it has exceed all my expectations. This film was adapted from Jane Austen ...

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