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Hey You Geeks #50: From the New Indy to the New ‘X-Files’

Hey You Geeks #50: From the New Indy to the New ‘X-Files’

Friend of the show, Bryan White, joins us for a chat about this week’s announcement of ‘Indiana Jones 5.’ With Spielberg and Ford attached to the project, we speculate on how this new Indy outing may look, and pray that Mutt Williams is long forgotten. After that, we break down the recent, six-episode 10th season of ‘The X-Files,’ debating the merits and shortcomings of the series’ return. Read More

Speculate With Me Through Each Shot of the ‘Force Awakens’ Teaser

Speculate With Me Through Each Shot of the ‘Force Awakens’ Teaser

When the first 90-second teaser for ‘Star Wars: The Force Awakens’ released in November of last year, I just had to write a speculation heavy, shot-by-shot dissection for GeekDad. Well, with yesterday’s release of the second, and dare I say even better teaser trailer at Star Wars Celebration in Anaheim, I had to do it again. Read More

Elijah Kelley Discusses Strange Magic

Elijah Kelley Discusses Strange Magic

For actor Elijah Kelley, playing an animated character was a new experience. “I’ve never done a voiceover, like, before in my life,” he says, explaining that his character, Sunny the Elf, was physically demanding. “I thought that it was gonna be so easy; I thought it was gonna be a piece of cake, but I would go in there and guarantee you, I would leave lightheaded and sweaty.” Read More

8 Things Parents Should Know About Strange Magic

8 Things Parents Should Know About Strange Magic

Strange Magic is a musical fairy tale; Marianne (Evan Rachel Wood) is a fairy princess who is engaged to be married to Roland, a preening, arrogant, self-absorbed creep of a knight. When Marianne discovers that he’s not particularly interested in giving up his other girlfriend, she breaks it off and gives up on love. Read More

A Shot-by-Shot Dissection of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

A Shot-by-Shot Dissection of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens Trailer

It’s here! Yesterday, the world caught its first glimpse of Star Wars: The Force Awakens in a 90-second teaser that played into the greatest force of all: nostalgia. Every Star Wars fan, young and old, casual and obsessive, now has about 390 long, hard days to wait, plan and speculate on their return to that galaxy far, far away. There’s no time to waste, so let’s start the speculating now with a shot-by-shot deconstruction of the teaser. Read More

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

Bounded Enthusiasm #7: Tony DiTerlizzi, Ralph McQuarrie, & Star Wars

Today’s episode of Bounded Enthusiasm is an interview with Tony DiTerlizzi. He’s an author and illustrator of many books for kids, including one of my family’s favorites, the WondLa series, and I’ve actually interviewed him a couple of times before. Today we’re talking about his new book, a picture book about Star Wars featuring paintings by the late great Ralph McQuarrie. Read More