The Six Best Geek Movies Of 2012

Dec 30th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 6 min read

It’s that time of the year again, when endless lists of the best this and the worst that start circulating round and round the Internets like a dog chasing its tail. So like any ironic, postmodern hipster wannabe, and since this is a geek blog, I shall join the crowd by presenting my six best geek movies of 2012.

Looper

Review: Looper

Oct 10th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 5 min read

Verdict: Four out of five stars. Bruce Willis, Joseph Gordon-Levitt and Emily Blunt are all on top form. Looper isn’t quite ‘the Matrix of this generation’ as claimed by some reviews, but it can certainly lay claim to being one of the top sci-fi movies of the 21st century so far.

Review: The Expendables 2

Aug 15th, 2012 Featured, On Pop culture incoherentboy 6 min read

Verdict: 3.5 stars out of 5
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There’s a scene in Hot Shots! Part Deux (1993), that uber-spoof of spoofs, where Topper Harley (Charlie Sheen) has run out of ammo while taking on the bad guys in a flurry of explosions and blood. As three villains rush toward him, he grabs a fistful of bullets from a nearby ammo box and flings it at them. The trio then do the decent thing by falling down and dying.