There Will Be Geek

Cav, Chani and Mike wittering about geek stuff.

Avengers: Infinity War Review

Dir. Anthony Russo/Joe Russo Released April 27th, 2018 Ten years. Nineteen films. Some twenty lead characters. Enough money spent, and especially earned, to float a fistful of small countries. Avengers: Infinity War is not your average event movie, but the momentum point for one of the grandest experiments in cinema history. Today, with Marvel films being a regular, to some […]

No Spandex Required: Cleverman, Indigenous Stories and the New Superhero

Note: This is an archival article, and was originally published in Metro just after the release of Cleverman Season 1. It does not reference any later events in the show. ‘With great power, there must also come… great responsibility.’ This simple sentiment – made famous in its original form in a Spider-Man comic published in 1962, then in Sam Raimi’s […]

Episode 41 – Free Comic Book Day

There are certain dates every year that the Geek Calendar can be set by; your local big convention, the first of the big tentpole blockbusters, San Diego ComiCon, and so on. Free Comic Book Day has firmly established itself as one of these the world over, so on May 5th, we popped down to All Star Comics here in glamourous […]

Episode 34 – Pop Culture Couples – a Valentine’s Day Special

This episode, your favourite hopeless romantics travel through time and space, via war zones, alternate realities, and all points in between to bring you our favourite examples of couples and love in Pop Culture. Plus in our Thimble of Win, Chani raises hell, Cav goes to war and commits sin, and Mike is searching for a soothing balm. Get your […]

Episode 7 – ComicCon Previews

Take three fresh geeks. Marinade them gently in a blend of trailers, stir vigorously, ladle about the face repeatedly, slap several times, pour into a baking tray and shove it into your computer at Gas Mark 7 for 50 minutes…   …the end result being this week’s investigation into the Film and TV delights we can expect to be gracing […]

Episode 2 – Comic Book Movies (with Thimble Of Win)

Once again, our geeksplorers delve into the murkey depths of the pop culture ocean, this time shining a light on the subject of comic book movies. We look into their history, where they are now, and where they appear to be headed. Gasp as Chani gushes! Nod knowingly as Cav opines on….well, everything! Try to avoid nodding off as Mike […]

There Will Be Geek – Episode 1 – Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice

Our debut podcast! There are some sound quality issues towards the end, and we’re working on the kinks but for now, listen to our intrepid Geeksplorers taskle the thorny thicket of geekery that is Batman vs. Superman: Dawn of Justice. PSA: Spoilery stuff between 20:15-34:55 for those of you who haven’t seen the film, and want to preserve the purity […]