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Top 10 Movies of the Decade

It’s no stretch of the imagination to profess that it’s a great time to be a nerd.  The debut of Iron Man in 2008 heralded a veritable explosion of genre movies, both in quantity and quality, and unofficially kicked off a renaissance for sci-fi, fantasy, and superhero fans.  At the close of the 2010s, your… Continue reading Top 10 Movies of the Decade

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Wonder Woman 1984 Trailer Shows Off Awesome Footage and Raises Lots of Questions

Director Patty Jenkins and star Gal Gadot showed off the first trailer for Wonder Woman 1984 during a presentation at the Comic-Con Experience in Brazil on December 8. The trailer did what every good trailer should do - it got us excited about the movie while making us try to predict what's going to happen.… Continue reading Wonder Woman 1984 Trailer Shows Off Awesome Footage and Raises Lots of Questions

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The Geek Embassy at GeekGirlCon 2019

GeekGirlCon has always been one of my favorite conventions. This year, it’s moved to a month later to mid-November but a lot of the regular programming is staying the same. As usual, members of The Geek Embassy are on a slew of panels this year too. Take a look through the list below and say… Continue reading The Geek Embassy at GeekGirlCon 2019

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Arya Stark Really Was the “Princess Who Was Promised”

If you're like me, you were probably surprised when Arya Stark came flying through the air to kill the Night King in the episode "The Long Night". After all, a lot of attention had been paid to the entire "prince (or princess) who was promised" prophecy that Melisandre had been spouting from season 2. Most… Continue reading Arya Stark Really Was the “Princess Who Was Promised”

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We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

Plenty of people were disappointed, sad, and some even downright angry at the end of the Game of Thrones television series. A common statement both from and toward those people is to wait for the ending George R.R. Martin chooses to deliver in his books. But things aren't really looking that great for us ever… Continue reading We May Never See the End of A Song of Ice and Fire

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Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

On Monday June 3, the official MTG Twitter and Entertainment Weekly announced that the granddaddy of all collectible card games is finally coming to life with an animated series exclusive to Netflix. As if this weren't great enough news, we also learned that the series will be helmed by the red-hot Anthony and Joe Russo,… Continue reading Unreasonably Early Speculation for Magic: The Gathering on Netflix

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TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

Welcome to the newest episode of TGE Watches! This was recorded after we'd been away combating a wave of sickness that somehow hit nearly everyone on the site despite us all living in different places. (Editor's note: And Isabela forgot to edit the episode and lost the audio for a while... I'm sorry! - Isabela)… Continue reading TGE EP 73 — Watches: The Lost Episode

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TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

Winter is here, and so is The Geek Embassy with a lengthy discussion of the highly anticipated Game of Thrones season 8. Your usual host Dante fills the role of Jon Snow in this episode of TGEW because he knows nothing about the show, having stopped watching after season 1. Thankfully, cast members Nicole (of… Continue reading TGE EP 72 — Watches: Game of Thrones, Season 8

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Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why

There is plenty to criticize about the last season of Game of Thrones. The claim that Daenerys's descent into madness happened only over the course of two episodes is not a criticism; it's just plain wrong. Most of her heinous acts were directed at people that we agreed should probably die, but that doesn't make… Continue reading Daenerys Was Always Mad — Here’s Why