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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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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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X Files Unveils Behind the Scenes Footage.

What a week this is shaping up to be, with new trailers for Independence Day, Star Trek and X Men, not to mention the long-awaited return of Star Wars. In the middle of it all 20th Century Fox unveiled new behind the scenes footage from the upcoming return of The ...

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THE FBI’S MOST UNWANTED: A Retrospective on The X-Files Pilot Episode

Written by Chris Carter Directed by Robert Mandel Original Airdate: 10th September 1993 Network: Fox A woman runs through a forest, running for her life before slipping and falling. A vortex of leaves envelopes around her and a mysterious figure cased in a bright white light approaches her. Everything turns ...

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Temple of Geek “ToGCast” Episode 42: Arrow V Flash V Batman V Superman

http://media.blubrry.com/togcast/p/templeofgeek.com/wp-content/uploads/ToGCast_Ep42_Arrow_V_Flash_V_Batman_V_Superman.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: iTunes | Android | Google Play | Stitcher | MoreDanniel, Katie, Marcus, Paul, and Vince discuss the Flash/Arrow 2 part crossover event as well as the Newly released Batman V Superman trailer. They also throw down on this week’s Superhero showdown when they ...

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Jessica Jones Episode 3 Review

Jessica Jones is the second in a series of 4 straight-to-Netflix shows that Marvel is producing.  The series premiered November 20th, and over the next few weeks we are going to review each episode in detail.  There will be no scores for each episode, so no need to scroll to ...

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Jessica Jones Episode 2 Review

Jessica Jones is the second in a series of 4 straight-to-Netflix shows that Marvel is producing.  The series premiered November 20th, and over the next few weeks we are going to review each episode in detail.  There will be no scores for each episode, so no need to scroll to ...

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Doctor Who Christmas Special

The Husbands of River Song. That my friends is the title of this years Christmas Special. I can already say that based simply on the title that this episode is going to be one for the history books. It’s Christmas Day on a remote human colony and the Doctor is ...

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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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Jessica Jones Episode 1 Review

Jessica Jones is the second in a series of 4 straight-to-Netflix shows that Marvel is producing.  The series premiered November 20th, and over the next few weeks we are going to review each episode in detail.  There will be no scores for each episode, so no need to scroll to ...

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The Wait Is Almost Over

The wait’s almost over. A little something to get you through the next twelve hours. #JessicaJoneshttps://t.co/CLroWR3xHu — Jessica Jones (@JessicaJones) November 19, 2015   As it’s written, the wait is almost over!  Jessica Jones is going to be released on November 20th, and here are the opening credits!  It gives ...

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A Moment with the 12th Doctor – The Zygon Inversion

I’ve been watching Doctor Who for a while now and I have seen The Doctor rise and fall many times over the years. There have been moments where The Doctor has made decisions that have completely contradicted the person he set out to be. Luckily for the Doctor, there has always ...

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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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The Sherlock Special: The Abominable Bride

A new trailer and A RELEASE DATE! Everything is coming up Sherlock! The Sherlock Special will air in the United States on PBS: Masterpiece Theatre on January 1st, 2016 at 9pm ET. This special will be a full 90 minutes…. Like it should be! Sherlock will be airing in both the UK ...

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Marvel’s Jessica Jones Official Trailer – Do you have Netflix?

Today, Netflix released the official trailer for Marvel’s Jessica Jones. We have seen clips and teasers over the last few months, but this trailer really gives us our first look at who Jessica Jones is and the world she lives in. After a tragic ending to her short-lived Super Hero stint, Jessica ...

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The Geekly Update – TV Edition (10/19/15 – 10/25/15)

GOTHAM Rise of the Villains: Scarification – Season 2 Episode 5 Monday 8pm EST/7pm CST & 8pm PST on FOX Galavan and Penguin join forces with a dangerous family in Gotham. Then, as the rivalry between the Waynes and the Galavans resurfaces, Gordon struggles to maintain order in the city – Gotham Wiki THE MUPPETS – ...

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The Geekly Update – TV Edition (10/12/15 – 10/18/15)

GOTHAM Rise of the Villains: Strike Force – Season 2 Episode 4 Monday 8pm EST/7pm CST & 8pm PST on FOX Captain Barnes (Michael Chiklis) is called to duty to create a law-abiding task force, with the help of Gordon. Meanwhile, Penguin gets caught up in a favor for Galavan, ...

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The Name is Sherlock Holmes

The stage is set, the curtain rises, we are ready to begin… #221Back #Sherlockhttps://t.co/OQz3cyhx3Y — Sherlock (@Sherlock221B) October 7, 2015 Like I said yesterday, THE GAME IS ON MY DEAR WATSON!!!!! Sherlock and Watson return for a special episode set in Victorian London, where they face a seemingly impossible case. – BBC One ...

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The Great Sherlock Holmes and Dr. John Watson will Return to 221B Baker St. Sooner Than You Might Think

Today is only 1 of 2 outstanding days for us Sherlock Holmes fans because Sherlock is #221Back…. well at least for a little while that is. Perhaps a sneak peek to a sneak peek will get you in the Sherlock mood. See a bit more… Wednesday 7 October, 9pm UK ...

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The Geekly Update – TV Edition (10/5/2015 – 10/11/2015)

GOTHAM Rise of the Villains: The Last Laugh – Season 2 Episode 3 Monday 8pm EST/7pm CST on FOX “Gordon and Bullock track down a nemesis from the past, leading to a standoff between Jerome (guest-star Cameron Monaghan) and Gordon. Meanwhile, a magic show at the Gotham Children’s Hospital gala turns ...

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Supernatural – What is Coming in Season 11?

#SPNFamiIy Ask and ye shall receive:Our SUPER SECRET (but not anymore) #SupernaturalSeason11 PROMO. ENJOY! https://t.co/UgarYlTXkW — Jared Padalecki (@jarpad) October 1, 2015 I am still speechless after watching this Promo Video for the 100th time since yesterday. Supernatural Season 11 is shaping up to be one of the best seasons ...

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The X-Files – Official Trailer

That’s right folks, the Official Trailer of the new season of The X-Files has finally arrived. I don’t know about you, but I feel like a need to breathe into a paper bag….. I have been waiting forever for this moment and it is finally HERE! Dana Scully and Fox ...

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Jessica Jones Teaser Trailer!

Following the animated teaser trailer to this teaser trailer, which will invariably be followed by an actual trailer…Marvel’s Netflix exclusive series Jessica Jones has released it’s first live-action glimpse at the titular character.  Anecdotal observation:  Jessica may in fact enjoy Jack Daniels whiskey. #trailerspoiler I’m intrigued and my interest is ...

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Katie’s Top 5 Reason’s Why Danniel Needs to Give Doctor Who (2005) Series 1 Another Chance

During the ToGCast Episode, “Electric Doors” our fearless leader Danniel mentioned that he made the executive decision to give Doctor Who a 2nd chance, but he failed to make it through the 2nd episode. THE 2ND EPISODE!!!!! Apparently the “Last Human” was too ridiculous…. I will admit that that particular villain was a ...

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Once Upon a Time is this Sunday

In case you forgot….. I honestly don’t know how you could because that would just be ridiculous. I mean honestly… Well maybe not my entire life, but definitely this entire summer. Season 5 of Once Upon a Time premiere’s this Sunday, September 27th on ABC at 8|7c. And if that isn’t ...

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The Flash Other Worlds Trailer

CW just unleashed the Other Worlds trailer for Season 2 of The Flash. This trailer has cranked my excitement level to 11! When we last left Barry, he had just opened a wormhole above Central City and he started racing towards it to stop it! Does he succeed? I’ll let this image do ...

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Supernatural Debuted 10 Years Ago

Supernatural debuted on the WB/The CW on September 13, 2005. And it has truly come a long way. 10 years ago we were introduced to Dean and Sam Winchester, two brothers who 22 years ago (from the 1st episode) experienced a tragic loss that would forever change their lives and their fathers. ...

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iZombie Season 2 – Are you Still Craving Brains?

Frat boy brains……… Liv is seeing the world through a beer mug filter. I can already tell this new season is going to be just as amazing as the first. All our favorites are back! I also saw a new/old face….. Adam Rose (Supernatural & Veronica Mars) has a cameo in this first ...

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Marvel Gives Us A Release Date For Jessica Jones

Oh Marvel! Just when I thought we were only going to see information about the home release of Avengers: Age of Ultron, you go and do this! On November 20th 2015 at 8:01 am, Netflix plans to release all 13 episodes of the series Jessica Jones. This is the second ...

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American Horror Story: Hotel

You never know who you will meet in the halls of the Hotel. Check-in Wednesday October 7th on FX. #AHSHotelhttps://t.co/RgOOwNLzDB — AmericanHorrorStory (@AHSFX) September 10, 2015 This first full trailer gives us our first glance at some of the actors who will be starring in this seasons American Horror Story. Who did ...

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Marvel Gives Us Our First Peek at Agent Carter Season 2

Agent Carter Season 2 production is now under way and Marvel Entertainment was gracious enough to give Agent Carter fans their first peek at what is to come. Production’s begun on #Marvel's #AgentCarter Season 2 and we’ve got your first look from the set! pic.twitter.com/ny2e0v1i6x — Marvel Entertainment (@Marvel) September ...

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Arrow Season 4 Trailer has ARRIVED!!!!!!

Are you ready??????   Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former Cast Member of the Disneyland Resort. She was introduced to the world of movies by her father at a very young age and has been a fan ever since. ...

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Hello Sweetie

ATTENTION ALL WHOVIANS!  BBC America, BBC One, Doctor Who, and everyone else associated with Doctor Who made a rather large announcement today. BREAKING NEWS! Alex Kingston returns as River Song in the new season of #DoctorWho! http://t.co/6Ni1I4o82H pic.twitter.com/k29N1dXj6w — Doctor Who BBCA (@DoctorWho_BBCA) September 2, 2015 Here's another photo of Alex ...

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Show your Support for “Supernatural Fandom: The Movie”

I have been a fan of Supernatural since the show aired on The CW in 2005. When you really thing about it, 10 years is a long time for a show like this to be on the air. And I can proudly say that I have been there every step of the way, ...

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Wes Craven

Wes Craven, the master of horror films, passed away at the age of 76 after a long battle with brain cancer. We here at Temple of Geek would like to pass along our heart-felt condolences to his family and friends. He will be missed. Wes Craven was a genius when it came to ...

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Arrow Season 4 Trailer…..Will Break the Internet They Say.

On Tuesday, August 25th Arrow fans were give just a tiny glimpse of what to expect from the release of the Arrow Season 4 Trailer that will be released in the very near future. @MericlesHappen and I just watched the rough cut of the Arrow Season 4 trailer. Oh boy… — Marc ...

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DOCTOR WHO SERIES 9 TRAILER HAS LANDED!

The new #DoctorWho trailer is here! The new season premieres Saturday, September 19th at 9/8c on @BBCAmerica.https://t.co/b0vfNxmHTr — Doctor Who BBCA (@DoctorWho_BBCA) August 12, 2015 Just The Doctor and Clara Oswald in the TARDIS like always!!!!!! Get ready Whovians. Missy is returning and some of our favorite Doctor Who villains ...

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CONSTANTINE TO GUEST STAR ON ARROW THIS COMING SEASON!

The CW announced TODAY that Matt Ryan will be reprising his role as John Constantine to guest star on Season 4 of Arrow. Stephen Amell seems to be just as excited as we are for this announcement. Hey @mattryanreal… Welcome to Arrow!!! — Stephen Amell (@StephenAmell) August 11, 2015 I’m sure ...

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EXTANT or EXTINCT?

Extant is a Sci-Fi TV drama series created by Mickey Fisher and executive produced by Steven Spielberg. The story revolves around Molly Woods (Halle Berry)‪. Molly Woods is an astronaut with ISEA (International Space Exploration Agency) While on the assigned 13-month solo mission aboard space station Seraphim. She returns home to ...

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Astronauts Wives meets Desperate Housewives

Well when this show premiered on ABC back in June, I thought oh here we go again another soap opera. But now that I’ve been watching the weekly  episodes of The Astronauts Wives Club; it has actually started getting pretty good. It’s that type of writing that gets you emotionally ...

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Are You Ready For Zoom?

  Zoom is coming! Those were the words that flashed across the screen at the end of the Flash Sizzle Reel during San Diego Comic Con. We are starting to learn more and more about Season 2 premiering October 6 on The CW. There are some things that I would like ...

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Here comes the Muppets

Are you ready for the new Muppet Show? Premiering September 22 on ABC, this all new Muppet show is going primetime with a storyline that appears to be geared towards an older audience. This series is filmed in the style of shows like The Office and Parks and Rec. We ...

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The X-Files….We Want to Believe!

Yesterday, FOX was sneaky and released the first footage from the upcoming  revival of The X-Files that will air on FOX starting January 24, 2016. Are you ready to start believing again? We are! Enjoy Katie Penix Katie has a Master's in Psychology from the University of Hartford and is a former ...

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Once Upon a Time Season 5 – The Dark Swan is Coming… oh and a Quest to Find Merlin

This past weekend, in case you missed it, was San Diego Comic Con and with this most auspicious event comes the previews and sneak peeks of what is TO come this year in the world of Television. Once Upon A Time, once again returned to Hall H for a nice ...

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Dark Matter beginning to Not Matter

Dark Matter is a Canadian science fiction series created by Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie, and is based on the comic book of the same name. The show aired on Syfy Channel on June 12th, 2015. Essentially the plot of the story is that a group of six people with ...

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First Look of Sherlock and Doctor Who

The long awaited trailers are here. After much speculation about this years Sherlock Christmas Special we finally have a trailer. Check it and the Doctor Season 9 Trailer out below. First look at the Sherlock Special Doctor Who Season 9 Trailer Temple of Geek Contributor

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David Tennant became the Doctor 10 years ago TODAY

On June 18, 2005, the final episode of Doctor Who Series 1, Parting of the Ways, aired. This episode would make the end of Christopher Eccleston’s run as the Ninth Doctor and usher in a newly regenerated Doctor that would be destined to steal Rose Tyler’s heart. David Tennant finally landed the role ...

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A Tim Allen Celebration

In 1995, an animated feature film created by Pixar was released to the world. This movie brought to life what a child’s imagination could only dream of. This movie also gave us two of the most iconic characters voiced by two well-known actors. When you think Toy Story, you think Buzz Lightyear ...

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Mulder and Scully are back!!

“The Truth is out there!” At least it was today on Twitter when Fox release the first look of David Duchovny and Gillian Anderson on the set of the new X-Files TV mini series. EXCLUSIVE: Your first look at Mulder and Scully! #TheXFilespic.twitter.com/UexSfktTbA — The X-Files (@thexfilesfox) June 10, 2015 ...

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Happy Birthday Michael J. Fox

HAPPY BIRTHDAY MICHAEL J. FOX!!!!! I know we are a day late to the party, but I think we can still celebrate the birth of such an amazing actor and activist even a day late. Michael J. Fox is one of my most favorite actors. He has been in so ...

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