Tuesday, January 3, 2012

This Week's Show - 2012 Preview



On this week's show we're looking into the future to discuss all of the things we're excited about in 2012. From The Avengers to the newest dystopian world of Bioshock: Infinite, 2012 is sure to be a crazy year (just ask the Mayans!)



Also we'll review the mo-cap awesomeness of The Adventures of Tintin and hack into the american adaptation of The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo. Also we have early looks at the DVD for Brad Pitt's Math+ Baseball= WINS movie Moneyball, and the Jason Statham and Clive Owen going toe to toe movie, Killer Elite.


Listen to Geek World, this Thursday and Friday at Noon (PST) on Indie 100, and Fridays at 6pm (PST) on The Point Radio. For all our show times CLICK HERE.

Monday, January 2, 2012

2011 Year in Review - Movies

On the last episode of Geek World we took a look back at 2011. We were only able to go over a fraction of our lists on the show but now you can see all of our lists here on the blog. Here are our 2011 Year in Review lists in the movies category.

Favorite Movies of 2011
  1. *Favorite Movie* Attack the Block


  2. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
  3. X-Men 1st Class
  4. Captain America: The First Avenger
  5. Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  6. The Muppets
  7. Thor
  8. Hanna
  9. Fast Five
  10. The Adventures of Tintin

Biggest Disappointments of 2011
  1. *Biggest Disappointment* Green Lantern


  2. Sucker Punch
  3. Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  4. Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides
  5. I am Number 4
  6. Rango
  7. Hangover 2
  8. Kung Fu Panda 2
  9. Super 8

Favorite Non-Geek Movies
  1. Warrior

  2. Bridesmaids
  3. Limitless

Not as Bad as we Thought
  1. Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  2. Colombiana
  3. Fright Night
  4. Priest
  5. Cars 2
  6. Scream 4
  7. Troll Hunter
  8. Dylan Dog
  9. Smurfs

Awesome Movies You Probably Haven’t Heard of
  1. Attack The Block
  2. Super
  3. Detective Dee and the Mystery of the Phantom Flame
  4. Gantz

Just Horrible
  1. Conan
  2. Apollo 18
  3. Drive Angry
  4. The Roommate

Favorite Movie Moments 2011
  1. *Favorite Moment* Coin through the head - X-Men 1st Class


  2. Neville stands up to Voldemort - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
  3. Vin Diesel vs. The Rock - Fast Five
  4. Hitler stage punch-out - Captain America
  5. Muppet Man - The Muppets
  6. Bridge Battle - Rise of the Planet of the Apes
  7. Stab’s Multiple Openings Fake Outs - Scream 4
  8. Lisbeth’s Revenge – The Girl With The Dragon Tattoo
  9. Unexpected Cameos -  X-Men 1st Class
  10. Moses’ Slo-mo run - Attack the Block
  11. Little girl ice skate weapon - Limitless
  12. NPH in heaven - A Very Harold and Kumar 3D Christmas
  13. Sliding Building- Transformers: Dark of the Moon
  14. David Tennant - Fright Night
  15. Spraying Gasoline on dude - The Roommate
  16. Little Girl Parkour - Colombiana
  17. Urban Camouflage - Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows

Dumbest Moments
  1. *Dumbest Moment* Nick Cage sex scene/ firefight scene - Drive Angry
  2. I know how to blend in, hoodie - I Am Number 4
  3. Hot Wheels conjuration - Green Lantern
  4. Transformers call Megan Fox’s Character a Bitch – Transformers: Dark of the Moon

Favorite Special Effects of 2011
  1. *Favorite Effect* Ceaser and the Apes - Rise of the Planet of the Apes


  2. Skinny Steve Rogers - Captain America
  3. Young Severus Snape - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
  4. Moroccan chase – Adventures of Tintin
  5. Battle at Hogwarts - Harry Potter and the Deathly Hollows Part 2
  6. Magneto Missile catch - X-Men 1st Class
  7. Vault Heist - Fast Five
  8. Destroyer – Thor
  9. Opening Credit – The Girl w the Dragon Tattoo
  10. Winter Temple Fight - Sucker Punch
Worst Special Effects
  1. *Worst Effect* Parallax - Green Lantern
  2. JFK CGI - Tansformers: Dark of the Moon
  3. Evil Aliens - I Am Number 4
  4. Final Form Jerry - Fright Night
  5. Werewolves - Dylan Dog
We'll try and get up the podcast from our 2011 Year in Review episode up soon. For now be sure to check out all of the PHOTO ALBUMS and VIDEOS from 2011.

2011 Year in Review - TV

On the last episode of Geek World we took a look back at 2011. We were only able to go over a fraction of our lists on the show but now you can see all of our lists here on the blog. Here are our 2011 Year in Review lists in the TV category.
Favorite New TV Shows
  1. *Favorite New Show* Game of Thrones


  2. Falling Skies
  3. Revenge
  4. Grimm
  5. Breaking In
  6. Beavis and Butthead
  7. Death Valley
  8. Face/off
  9. Bedlam
  10. Jump City Seattle



Worst New TV Shows
  1. *Worst New Show* Charlie’s Angels


  2. Playboy Club
  3. Gigolos
  4. Whitney
  5. Chaos
  6. Once upon a Time
  7. American Horror Story
  8. Ringer
  9. Alan Gregory
  10. Terra Nova


Favorite Returning TV Shows
  1. *Favorite Returning Show* Dr. Who


  2. Justified
  3. The Walking Dead
  4. Smallville
  5. The Vampire Diaries
  6. Warehouse 13
  7. Nikita
  8. Being Human (BBC)
  9. Hawaii Five-0
  10. The Big Bang Theory



Favorite TV Moments of 2011
  1. *Favorite Moment* Execution of Ned Stark – Game of Thrones


  2. Clark Kent becomes Superman – Smallville
  3. The Truth about River Song- Doctor Who Season 6
  4. Bobby Singer dies – Supernatural
  5. Trial - Dead Man Wonderland
  6. Monroe rips off arm – Grimm
  7. Dichen Lachman twisted head – Torchwood: Miracle Day
  8. Detective Holder finds the cage – The Killing
  9. Viserys Targaryen gets his golden crown - Game of Thrones
  10. Dylan McDermott crying and masturbating – American Horror Story



Most Dissapointing Moments
  1. *Most Dissapointing* The Killing Finale
  2. True Blood premeire
  3. Torchwood: Miracle Day  (really all of it)
  4. Wolverine Anime - Milo Ventimiglia voice work
  5. American Horror Story premiere
  6. True Blood - Lafayette and the ghost mommy




Best TV Special Effects
  1. Transporting Planet - The Event
  2. Jumbled time world - Doctor Who finale "The Wedding of River Song
  3. Ripped in half bloated zombie - The Walking Dead
  4. Baby Dragons - Game of Thrones
  5. Creature Makeup - Grimm


  6. RPG meets magical barrier – True Blood
  7. Apokolips - Smallville finale
  8. Werewolves - Being Human (USA)
  9. Young Jessica Lange - American Horror Story
  10. Alive blown up body - Torchwood: Miracle Day
We'll try and get up the podcast from our 2011 Year in Review episode up soon. For now be sure to check out all of the PHOTO ALBUMS and VIDEOS from 2011.

2011 Year in Review - Video Games

On the last episode of Geek World we took a look back at 2011. We were only able to go over a fraction of our lists on the show but now you can see all of our lists here on the blog. Here are our 2011 Year in Review lists in the video game category.

Favorite Videogames 2011
  1. *Favorite Game* - Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim


  2. Uncharted 3: Drake’s Deception
  3. Batman Arkham City
  4. LA Noire
  5. Mortal Kombat
  6. Deus Ex: Human Revolution
  7. Infamous 2
  8. Marvel Vs Capcom 3
  9. Rage
  10. Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 / Battlefield 3 
We know #10 is sort of a cheat, but hey the battle between the 2 was better than either of them individually. 


Biggest Disappointments
  1. *Biggest Disappointment* - Duke Nukem Forever


  2. Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
  3. Homefront
  4. Ratchet and Clank: All 4 One
  5. Dead Island
Favorite Video Game Moments
  1. *Favorite Moment* - Cargo Plane Fight - Uncharted 3


  2. Batman vs Solomon Grundy - Batman Arkham City
  3. The Eiffel Tower totally eats it - Modern Warfare 3
  4. Anatomy Robot Fake-out - Dues Ex: Human Revolution
  5. Catching The Black Dahlia killer/ Running from the Tractor - LA Noire
  6. Hiding Under Dead Bodies - Homefront
  7. First Dragon Kill - Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim
  8. Ra's al Ghul’s test - Batman Arkham City
  9. Mutant Bash TV - Rage
  10. Crazy Chuck Greene- Dead Rising 2: Off the Record
    We'll try and get up the podcast from our 2011 Year in Review episode up soon. For now be sure to check out all of the PHOTO ALBUMS and VIDEOS from 2011.