Tag Archives: Sci-Fi

The Geek Show - Literary Loitering

Literary Loitering 89 – All Stork, No Chin

The calamitous cultural anarchists have wandered haphazardly into town again, and this time they’ve brought a friend on their never-ending quest for snacks and a comfy place to take a nap. Kicking things off this week is our usual Game of Thrones-watch, which this time

The Navigator: A Medieval Odyssey

Question: Who was originally desired to direct Alien 3? While David Fincher’s take makes for an interesting watch he wasn’t 20th Century Fox’s first pick. Vincent Ward was booked first and got as far starting production before walking away citing creative differences. While he is

Keyframe 121 – Giant Robot Punch-Up in Space

Once upon a time there was a goose that laid golden eggs … China and the wider South-East Asian region has their own literal version of that famous goose in the form of The Monkey King, and there are numerous movies, TV shows, books, songs,

Keyframe 118 – A Psychedelic Night In

So aside from Producer Rob confusing his Sarahs (it should be Sarah Michelle Gellar and not Sarah Jessica Parker), Peter Rabbit gets a sequel, Netflix and Viz Media announce an original martial arts anime series set in Mexico, and Christiano Ronaldo gets animated. After that

Keyframe 117 – Death Metal Trash Panda

It’s a sparse week in animation as not much of interest happened, except for the trailer for Teen Titans Go! To The Movies and the English language summary of The Association of Japanese Animation’s industry report for 2017. The trailer splits opinions between Tucky and

The Geek Show - S15E20 - A Horse Called Justice

S15E20 – A Horse Called Justice

The Geek Show returns for another foray into the weird happenings of science, technology and the world at large, which this time around include the latest antics from entrepreneur and closet Bond villain Elon Musk, getting porn from newsagents again (ah, technology!), interactive films, robot

Keyframe 116 – Giant Furry Space Hoppers

Guillermo Del Toro has signed a multi-film deal with Dreamworks Animation to create “family” movies – which basically means that anything that they churn out that has his name on it is definitely getting watched by us (even if it’s Boss Baby 73: Where Does

Keyframe 114 – Post-War Pat’s Big Bag of Letters

With the sad news that Ghibli co-founder and legendary anime director Isao Takahata passed away, we take some time to remember some of his remarkable work. After that it’s time for us to continue our examination of the Winter season in anime, so join us