A GeekDad Preview of 2021 Movies

This year has not been a good one for theatrical films. Half of the films we previewed last year are now scheduled for 2021. So I shouldn’t be surprised that when I looked up the films of 2021, I found a far longer list than I’d expected, even after filtering a good many. With an end to the pandemic in sight, we can hope that these 2021 films keep their release dates. Enjoy this preview of 2021 movies.

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Spirit Island Digital

GeekDad Review: ‘Spirit Island Digital’

In ‘Spirit Island,’ settlers are colonizing an island, and the island’s spirits and the native Dahan are resisting that colonization. You play as one of these spirits, and your job is to destroy the settlers. ‘Spirit Island’ is a cooperative game, but it is not a lightweight game. It’s complex, difficult, and rewarding. I love it, but if you’re a casual gamer, it may not be for you.

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All Your Base Are Belong To Us

Internet Classics: All Your Base Are Belong to Us

“All Your Base Are Belong to Us” is one of the internet’s earliest memes. The astoundingly poor Chinese to English translation of ‘Zero Wing’ has been a comedy gift to all English speakers. In addition to “ALL YOUR BASE ARE BELONG TO US,” it’s given us such gems as, “YOU HAVE NO CHANCE TO SURVIVE MAKE YOUR TIME,” “SOMEBODY SET UP US THE BOMB,” and “FOR GREAT JUSTICE.”

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Radiskull

Internet Classics: Radiskull and Devil Doll

The meme-riddled internet moves pretty quickly, and many of the internet’s original viral sensations have sunk into near obscurity. Hence, much of the nascent interweb’s original hilarity is entirely unknown to a younger generation. It’s not all Chocolate Rain and Leeroy Jenkins, but today, I’m bringing sexy back. Welcome to my new segment, Internet Classics, in which we meet Radiskull.

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