10 Things Parents Should Know About ‘The Divergent Series: Insurgent’

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‘Insurgent,’ the second installment of the ‘Divergent’ trilogy, opens tonight. Here are 10 things you should know before heading to the theater. Continue reading

Magic: The Gathering Is Coming to the Big Screen!

Magic: The Gathering logo

I’m giggling so hard I’m giddy! Okay, enough of the super-fan. Magic: The Gathering, property of Hasbro and iconic trading card game, is now slotted to be a Twentieth Century Fox film franchise. Wizards of the Coast recently made the official press release, and fans all over the world are already anxious to see what happens next. Continue reading

Pacific Rim: Man, Machines & Monsters

Book cover for Pacific Rim: Man, Machines, and Monsters

I think what I find most fascinating about these books is the glimpse into the creator’s mind that they afford us–watching how a mere idea progresses through character building, world building, story-boarding, and ultimately into the reality of film. Sure, I know that most of it is CG these days, but that doesn’t detract from the artistic talent and vision that went into creating it. Continue reading

Secret Cinema’s Latest Immersive Movie Production

I'm sure health safety should have a word about this (all photos by Nathan Barry)

Immersive movie experience company Secret Cinema have just finished their latest production in London. Find out what film it was based around and what went on at the disused office block in West Croydon, just outside Central London. Continue reading

New Pacific Rim Trailer Gives Us Awesome Gundam vs. Giant Alien Monsters Action

Screen capture of the trailer on Youtube.

Warner Brothers has released a new trailer for my most anticipated movie of the summer. Pacific Rim is a sci-fi action flick with giant robots, giant aliens, and [hopefully] a whole lot of action scenes. I don’t expect this to be as serious as District 9, nor will it be likely to win any awards, but robots! Continue reading

Diving Into The Making of Harry Potter Studio Tour

Turns out I was only looking at a model of the model though. The reason we had been slowly rising became apparent as we entered the next room, coming out onto the second floor. There, spread over at least 15 … Continue reading

10 Arrrguably Awesome Things About Aardman’s The Pirates!

Posted by Simon Kisner View original post » On Sunday morning my family and I were lucky enough to get hold of some charity preview tickets for Aardman’s latest stop-motion extravaganza “The Pirates! In an Adventure with Scientists!”, courtesy of … Continue reading

Geek Battle: Holiday Movie Characters (Final Four)

This holiday season, GeekDad isn’t content to just watch classic movies every night. We are powering up the festivities with a quest: Which of our beloved Christmas icons is the biggest geek? Eight movie characters filled the initial bracket — … Continue reading