This article transcribes the above video. To enjoy it fully, we suggest watching the video which collects archival, historical, and film clips to weave a narrative with the following text. Enjoy, and leave a like if you can! July 16th, … Continue reading Nausicaä of the Valley of the Wind | A Thematic Roadmap for Miyazaki and Studio Ghibli
Hey guys, hope you enjoy the new podcast episode from Project Geekology, all about Avatar: The Last Airbender. We discuss the influences, behind-the-scenes issues, and impact of the series and how it still holds up today. Be sure to subscribe to Project Geekology wherever you listen to podcasts! Continue reading Project Geekology, Episode 2 – Avatar: The Last Airbender (part 1, non-spoilers)
On August 12th, 2020, fans of the cult classic Nickelodeon series Avatar: The Last Airbender were hit with a debilitating blow. The show’s original creators, Michael Dante DiMartino and Bryan Konietzko announced their departure from Netflix’s long-in-development live action remake. Whether the rumors of Netflix attempting to infuse more diversity into the cast and aging up the characters to precipitate sexual tension are true or not, I discuss my thoughts on the creators original statements in this video. Either way, it was a serious letdown for people hoping to see a faithful adaptation of the source material. While I will … Continue reading Theory: The Next Avatar Series Will Follow Kyoshi
This is the Geekend Update for geek culture news between February 9th-15th, 2020. Below you’ll find links to the original articles that ran each news item, provided it’s available. Bong Joon Ho becomes the second person ever to win 4 … Continue reading Geekend Update – The Batman Revealed, Bong Joon Ho Wins Record 4 Oscars, New Billie Eilish Bond Theme
Quick update, but on the YouTube channel we’ve dropped two new trailer reactions today. The first was for the recently released The New Mutants second trailer, the first in over 2 years amazingly. The second was the first full trailer … Continue reading New Mutants | Quiet Place 2 | Geekritique Reacts to New Trailers!
I spend a lot of time mapping the timeline for the MCU. Consider it an unhealthy obsession. So I was excited when I found out we were getting a Black Widow period piece (the period being pre 2024 (the current … Continue reading Black Widow’s Timeline Makes No Sense; A Breakdown
The placement of Thor is pivotal to the chronology of the Phase One films, as it’s the last release that occurs in Fury’s Big Week. This is part 4 of a 20 part video series discussing when each film in the MCU takes place. So when does Thor take place. “Your ancestors called it magic, and you call it science. Well I come from a place where they’re one and the same thing.” The opening of the film begins with Laufey and the Frost Giants invading Tonsburg, Norway in 965 A.D. Then we get a short scene from some indeterminate … Continue reading When Does Thor Take Place?
The first couple of films in the MCU’s lineup are mostly clear as to when they occur, but have all mostly been retconned. Iron Man 2, however, gives us an adequate month to place several films on the list. This is part 3 of a 20 part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. “Oh! Boy I’m good. I commandeered your screens. I need ‘em. Time for a little transparency.” The opening of the film begins in Russia, and we see a montage of newspapers and magazines that, all said, denote at least 7 months have … Continue reading When Does Iron Man 2 Take Place?
The Incredible Hulk has become the most detached film from the MCU canon, and its timeline is one of the most confusing. This is part 2 of a 20 part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. Let’s try and explain where this film occurs. “You don’t have to do this; please, this is insane!” “Betty, I’ve gotta try!” The film begins with a montage of dates and articles wherein the Hulk has been seen over a 5 year period and the latest date noted was January 22nd, 2007, but this can be disregarded as the … Continue reading When Does the Incredible Hulk Take Place?
The first movie in Marvel’s Cinematic Universe is very clear as to where it takes place in film, but future films disrupt the timeline immensely. This is part 1 of a 20-part video series dedicated to determine where each Marvel film takes place. So when exactly does Iron Man occur? “Jarvis. Sometimes you gotta run before you can walk.” – Tony Stark We know Iron Man must occur after January 2008, as this Wired Magazine is dated to that month. We also know he was captured by the Ten Rings before the month of June, as the MIT commencement speech … Continue reading When Does Iron Man Take Place?