After a lengthy hiatus, Geek Speak Magazine rebooted in September of 2016 with a new style and daily content. I was asked to participate with a weekly column called “Film Geek” where I was allowed to muse about anything loosely related to film. Here are the links to each column:
Have I Changed, or Have the Movies Changed?
– My reflection on the current state of cinema in 2016, September 6, 2016
Why Can’t the Hero Die, Marvel?
– Questioning Marvel’s reasoning for never killing off any of its heroes, September 13, 2016
TIFF’16, or How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Enjoy My Vacation
– The highlights of TIFF’16 and capsule reviews of select Midnight Madness titles, September 20, 2016
So Much for Learning to Surf
– Discussion and review of The Shallows, September 27, 2016
Tim Burton and Johnny Depp: A Desperate Plea for Reinvention
– Thoughts on Burton and Depp’s current career trajectories and advice for the future, October 4, 2016
Is 13 Extra Minutes Enough to Redeem Suicide Squad?
– Thoughts on the announcement of the Extended Version of the film, October 11, 2016
Nostalgia is a Cruel Mistress
– Essay on the dangers of green-lighting films and franchises based on nostalgia, October 18, 2016
Harry Potter and the Mediocre Epilogue
– Discussion and review of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, November 1, 2016
Holding Out for a Hero — What the Hell is Going On in the DCEU?
– Thoughts on bad news for the DC Extended Universe, November 8, 2016
Linguists Can Save the World, Too
– Discussion and review of Arrival, November 15, 2016