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TGE Ep 58 – Watches: Infinity War

Welcome, friends, to another episode of The Geek Embassy Watches!  This week we discuss the most anticipated movie of the summer - Avengers: Infinity War!  This two-and-a-half hour superhero flick promises to be the capstone for every Marvel Studios movie from the last ten years.  In this spoiler-laden episode, Dante, Regina, Tahani, Evan, and Max talk… Continue reading TGE Ep 58 – Watches: Infinity War

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap – Phase 3

18 April 2019: This post has been updated to include summaries of Avengers: Infinity War, Ant-Man & The Wasp, and Captain Marvel. Holy smokes, y’all.  Go see Infinity War, like, yesterday.  In case you haven’t, here are the final recaps of the MCU.  The Phase 3 films include Captain America: Civil War, Doctor Strange, Guardians of the… Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap – Phase 3

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Your Favorite Thing Sucks: Thor Ragnarok

Hey, Geeks. Welcome to this week's Your Favorite Thing Sucks, where I get to point out all the worst parts of your favorite things. My husband and I finally got around to watching Thor: Ragnarok. We were intensely disappointed. You ready for this? via Giphy I’m going to start off by saying that I love… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Sucks: Thor Ragnarok

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap — Phase 2

You came back?  Great! Pre-releases of Avengers: Infinity War debut tonight, Thursday, April 26, and I’m here to fill the gaps in case you missed anything from the MCU Phase Two!  This article covers the following films: Iron Man 3, Thor: The Dark World, Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Guardians of the Galaxy, Avengers: Age… Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap — Phase 2

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Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap — Phase One

Perhaps you heard that there’s a movie coming out on April 27th called Avengers: Infinity War.  The Avengers became an overnight sensation in 2008 with the surprise success of Iron Man, and indelibly ingrained themselves into the annals of American pop culture.  Over the last couple of weeks, I went on a tear through the… Continue reading Marvel Cinematic Universe Recap — Phase One

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Your Favorite Thing Sucks: Ready Player One

Hey, Geeks. Welcome to The Geek Embassy’s new series — Your Favorite Thing Sucks! Where I get to point out all the worst parts of your favorite things. Let’s start with something new that everyone is talking about: Ready Player One. Just so you know, this article only covers the events in the movie, and… Continue reading Your Favorite Thing Sucks: Ready Player One

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TGE Ep 57 – Watches: Ready Player One

Greetings, Geeks! In this latest episode of The Geek Embassy Watches, ambassadors Nicole, Regina, Tahani, Max, and Evan discuss the first big-budget sci-fi film of 2018: Ready Player One.  Adapted from Ernest Cline’s bestselling novel, director Steven Spielberg and composer Alan Silvestri bring the dystopian future of 2045 Columbus, Ohio to life in a computer… Continue reading TGE Ep 57 – Watches: Ready Player One

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You Probably Won’t Win an Oscar and Wonder Woman Won’t Either

By now, many discussions about the Oscar nominations have happened and the nominations have been discussed both in and out of their political contexts. As a Wonder Woman fan, I was surprised (as many fans were) to hear that the 2017 film Wonder Woman didn’t receive a single Oscar nomination. The film’s director, Patty Jenkins, didn’t… Continue reading You Probably Won’t Win an Oscar and Wonder Woman Won’t Either

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Reuse, Rebrand, Remake: Reintroducing an Old Property to a New Audience

So I was browsing a small video sharing website one day, minding my business, passing time before having to leave for work. Scanning the homepage, a particular video caught my eye. A movie trailer for a particularly old internet phenomenon, to be produced by Hollywood, and as a horror movie no less. Interesting, I thought… Continue reading Reuse, Rebrand, Remake: Reintroducing an Old Property to a New Audience