Archives for July, 2008
This episode of the CineGeek Podcast features so much information it could have had a sequel Kill Bill style. We cover as many of the movie, TV, Web, and Comic Book information as we can squeeze out between snarky commentary! We also manage to discuss The X-Files film and the continued stomping of the box office by The Dark Knight. Check out the episode now!
Writer-director Stephen Zimmer’s independent feature-length debut is a dark, intense thriller that tells the story of Father Cuth Abelard, a world weary priest and excorcist who encounters a supernatural evil and must risk everything. It’s a poignant tale of courage, conviction, and the timeless struggle of good versus evil. The film will be available on DVD on August 5th. Here’s the plot synopsis:
Unusual killings, a young woman in mortal danger, and a powerful supernatural evil compel a world weary priest to risk everything, including his very soul. Enter a world of Angels, Demons, and Djinn in this compelling supernatural thriller that explores courage, conviction, and the timeless struggle of good and evil. …continue reading
Directed by Enzo G Castellari
Starring Bo Svenson, Fred Williamson, Peter Hooten
Okay, movie fans are already aware that a remake of this film is Quentin Tarantino’s next big project. But, have you seen the original? Thanks to the good people at Severin, you will get your chance to view this little nugget of Italian cinema, and in a special 3 disc special edition. Aren’t you lucky?
If you like films like The Great Escape or The Dirty Dozen, this film is going to tickle you in all the right spots. …continue reading
Written By Dave Sim
Art by Dave Sim
Dave Sim’s name is synonymous with underground publishing and controversy. From his sometimes misogynist views to his seeming hatred of mainstream comics( in a crossover of Sim’s Cerebus and Spawn all superheroes are in hell), Dave Sim knows how to make people feel uncomfortable. With Glamourpuss, Sim knows how to create pure pretension masked by juvenile social commentary and comics history. …continue reading
Starring Jason Patric, Kiefer Sutherland, Corey Feldman, Corey Haim, Jamie Gertz
There are a few seminal films in every generation and there’s no denying that The Lost Boys is one of those films. No, it’s not a classic in the traditional sense; it’s a cultural classic, and now a cult classic film. By cultural classic I’m referring to the music, the style, and the attitudes of the young people in the film. The Lost Boys takes a lot of what was so great about the John Hughes films of the 80′s and adds an edge and some fangs. …continue reading
Produced by Ralph Hemecker
Starring Yancy Butler
There are almost too many channels on the old dial these days. It’s hard to keep up sometimes with all the shows coming on various networks. Witchblade is a show that I would have definitely made time for back in 2001 had I known it existed. This must have been a common problem because the series had a short life on TNT. Now we have the complete series on DVD.
Witchblade is based on a very popular comic book of the same name that seems to be as popular now as when it was on shelves in the mid 90′s. Unfortunately more attention has recently been drawn to the comics and probably the series too due to the untimely death of the book’s artist Michael Turner. …continue reading
Written by: Simon Pegg and Jessica Hynes
Starring: Simon Pegg, Jessica Hynes, Nick Frost, Julia Deakin, Mark Heap, and Katy Carmichael
Directed by: Edgar Wright
Britain’s Spaced is a cult hit that made its way to America via bootlegs and conventions. Thanks to BBC Video, this Geek friendly show is available through legal means. Spaced is a sitcom for the comic book reading, Star Wars loving, heartbroken nerd set.
The easiest way to describe Spaced is Friends with geek porn thrown in. The main characters, Tim Bisley and Daisy Steiner decide to rent an apartment together that is for professional couples only. So, they pretend to be a couple to get the place. Daisy is a writer and Tim is a slacker comic artist that works at a comic store. Their friends are quirky and fun and add lots of depth to the story. …continue reading
The Dark Knight has another banner weekend and all the other returning films mostly hold their positions. The very sub par X-Files film opens way below expectations though. Whe release this film in the middle of a major summer season? even as weak as this film is it would haave had one solid weekend ahd it been released in Septenber. Here’s the top 10:
- Dark Knight 75,630,000
- Step Brothers 30,000,000
- Mam Mia! 17,865,000
- The X Files: I Want to Believe 10,200,000
- Journey to the Center of the Earth 9,415,000
- Hancock 8,200,000
- Wall-E 6,349,000
- Hellboy 2: The Golden Army 4,934,000
- Space Chimps 4,375,000
- Wanted 2,727,000
Today we’re taking a look at a new snack! Scroll on down and check out our review of Intoxi-tators!
Distributed by Infused Sun Products
We love unique flavored and presented potato chips. The same ol’ Doritos gets really boring really fast so we are always looking to cover something new and different. When we heard about Intoxi-tators we were intrigued to say the least. These potato chips are themed after cocktails or even a non drinking designated driver. There’s Especially Spicy Bloody Mary, Muy Mucho Margarita, and a plain flavor too. The concept came from the creator of the chips one day spilling some wine in some mashed potatoes she was making. She didn’t want to waste the potatoes or the wine so she went ahead and served them and discovered that they were delicious.
The concept is cute but the question is; how do they taste? …continue reading
This week we’re talking Dark Knight in depth, a Plastic Man film, all the E3 goodness, comics including The Watchmen, and INtoxi-tators potato chips that are based on cocktails. This is also our first enahnced podcast so “i” owners get pictures too!
Starring Ashfaq Bhatti, Sultan Billa
Directed by Omar Ali Khan
We don’t often get to see movies out of Pakistan, and I can’t remember ever seeing a horror film out of Pakistan. So, Hell’s Ground is a first, and for a first, it shows great potential but potential doesn’t necessarily mean a good film. …continue reading
Catch the premiere of Jurassic Fight Club Tuesday, July 29 at 9 PM ET/PT on HISTORY. Jurassic Fight Club – live at www.history.com/jurassic – a new series that illustrates prehistory and depicts how dinosaurs hunted their prey, dissecting these battles and uncovering a predatory world far more calculated and complex than originally thought. Featured on the minisite is Jurassic Fight Club: Turf Wars, a visceral, no holds barred fighting game that is nothing less than a dinosaur fan’s dream come true.
Jurassic Fight Club: Turf Wars allows players to take control of prehistoric creatures and assault their opponent with a wide variety of special moves and techniques, including ferocious lunges, vicious bites and punishing tail whips. As the season progresses, the cast of characters will grow larger and larger. Following the television broadcast-premiere on July 29, new beasts are unlocked each week allowing players to recreate epic showdowns featured on air. The detailed 3D models and lush backgrounds, pulled straight from the Jurassic Fight Club program, will bring these prehistoric brawlers back to life for an epic gaming experience.
3 Winners Will Receive
- First Aid Kit
- MP3/PDA Case
- Web-launcher Keychain
To be entered just hit Submit and put Jurassic Fight Club in the subject line and provide your name and mailing address in the body of the email. Three lucky winners will win!
Contest Ends August 15th!
Directed By Joe D’Amato
Starring Melissa Chimenti, Sirpa Lane
Those of you who know me, by reading a lot here or checking out the podcast, know that I am an unabashed fan of Eurotrash films of the late 60′s and 70′s. These are most often not great films, but that’s what makes them so much fun. They’re exploitative, campy, often terribly written, and they play against some classically beautiful backdrops in various areas in Europe. Joe D’Amato director of nearly 200 projects from 1972 to 2002 has a fairly eclectic filmography including a series of cannibal inspired films, some good, some bad, and some that fall somewhere in between. …continue reading
This week’s DVD’s are a mash-up of Mummy and Mummy spin-off Blu-Ray reissues and cheesy 90′s horror film blu-Ray reissues. That’s not really a bad thing though; if you’re into that sort of thing. Here’s the list:
The Mummy Blu-Ray
The Mummy Returns Blu-Ray
The Scorpion King Blu-Ray
The Perfect Storm Blu-Ray
Brutal Massacre: A Comedy
I Know What You Did Last Summer Blu-Ray 1997
Urban Legend Blu-Ray
Masters of Horror Season 2 Box Set
Spaced: The Complete Series
LA Ink: Season 1Robot Chicken: Star Wars
High and Low Critereon Collection
Today we also have our first “Food” review of Loud Truck Gummies as well as a new contest from Loud Truck for a cool t-shirt and ball cap. Finally there’s also a review for the DVD release of Doomsday! Scroll on down to see it all!
We recently reviewed Loud Truck Gummies on our podcast and on the site. Along with the samples Loud Truck also sent us a great t-shirt and a ball cap! Being the kind hearted souls we are our first thought was to share these with you guys! So, we thought we’d run a contest!
Click Submit and put “Loud Truck Contest in the subject line and tell us what you’d do with a crash free energy boost! Be sure to also include your mailing address so we know where to send the prizes if you win.
Contest ends August 15th