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The Final Geeks of Doom Round Up
December 31st, 2012 at 12:00 pm | |
The Geeks of Doom Round Up 23: Jack The Giant Slayer and Sabbat
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up concludes with our 24th and final episode. This week, we took a look back at The Round Up from its very inception, and have a quick improvised glance back at the year that was 2012. Andy gives us a rundown of what’s happening with The Drill Down, while Greg says farewell to the Social Blend podcast and gives us a preview of what to expect on the upcoming Blendover podcast.
Later in the show, we take a look at the good, the bad, and the ugly relating to the comic book The Amazing Spider-Man #700, with some opposing views and opinions. We also RESOLVE the mystery of the Indiana Jones journal that was sent to University of Chicago, and covered by TheMovieGod right here at Geeks Of Doom [...]
December 7th, 2012 at 11:30 am | |
The Geeks of Doom Round Up 22: Now You See Me and Fiona Apple
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up continues with our 23rd episode. This week, Andy gives us the run-down of the upcoming movie, Jack The Giant Slayer, starring Nicholas Hoult, and directed by Bryan Singer. Later, Greg dives into the scene of the UK Thrash Metal movement, and with the release of the documentary A History Of A Time To Come directed by Josh Callis-Smith, we play "A Cautionary Tale" by metal legends Sabbat.
Later in the show, we take a look at the official synopsis of Star Trek Into Darkness, and speculate on who the villain may be that Benedict Cumberbatch is playing. We also take a look at the news surrounding Hugh Jackman being in talks for the upcoming film X-Men: Days of Future Past, where the worlds of First Class and the original X-Men movie collide [...]
November 26th, 2012 at 11:01 am | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 21: John Dies At The End and The Pierces
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up continues with our 22nd episode. This week, Andy gives us the run-down of the upcoming movie, Now You See Me, starring Jesse Eisenberg, and directed by Louis Letterier. Later, Andy brings on some touching music from Fiona Apple called "Paper Bag".
Later in the show, we follow up on the Star Wars Sequel Trilogy – with the news that Lawrence Kasdan and Simon Kinberg have been brought on board for scriptwriting and production duties [...]
November 5th, 2012 at 11:04 am | |
The Geeks of Doom Round Up 20: Carrie and Ben Folds Five
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up continues with our 21st episode. This week, Andy gives us the run-down of the upcoming adaptation of the David Wong story, John Dies At The End, starring Rob Mayes, and directed by Don Coscarelli. Later, Greg brings on some creepy music from The Pierces called “Secret.”
Later in the show, we take a look at the news that Disney has acquired Lucasfilm, and will be releasing Star Wars Episode VII in 2015. We drill down into the news and analyze why George Lucas decided to sell his company when he did. We also have a glance at a new 90-minute Halo 4 movie, entitled Forward Unto Dawn available for online viewing and will also be included in the Limited Edition release of the game [...]
October 22nd, 2012 at 12:30 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 19: Seven Psychopaths and Black Sabbath
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is back with our 20th episode. This week, Greg gives us the run-down of the upcoming adaptation of the Stephen King story, Carrie, starring Chloë Grace Moretz, and directed by Kimberly Peirce. Later, Andy brings on some new music from the newly reformed Ben Folds Five that is definitely worth checking out.
Later in the show, we take a look at the latest info and news surrounding the upcoming 2013 Evil Dead remake, including the first official image release, and details unveiled at NYCC 2012. We also take a glance at the new Halo 4 trailer, produced by David Fincher and directed by Tim Miller [...]
August 20th, 2012 at 11:01 am | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 18: Eric Calderone and Zero Dark Thirty
The nineteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and this week, Andy takes a look at an awesome and amusing trailer for the upcoming film Seven Psychopaths, directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Colin Farrell amongst an all-star cast. Later, Greg tips the hat to fellow Geeks Of Doom contributor, Stoogeypedia, for his recent Top Vinyl Rock Records Of The ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s feature, and we play from his list, "Sabbath Bloody Sabbath" by the kings of metal themselves, Black Sabbath.
Later in the show, we take a look at The 10 Best Films of 2012 So Far, from an article by Famous Monster. We also recommend the new feature here at Geeks Of Doom called If BAADASSSSS! Controlled The Universe, and in the first edition, he examines (in an alternative universe), an unfinished version of The Expendables from 1976! [...]
August 13th, 2012 at 1:00 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 17: Cloud Atlas and Jon Lord of Deep Purple
The eighteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and this week, Andy plays an unreal heavy metal version of some Daft Punk tunes as played by Eric Calderone aka Erock. Meanwhile, Greg puts on his tin foil hat and rants about the new trailer for Zero Dark Thirty, the movie about the Bin Laden assassination, directed by Kathryn Bigelow, and starrng Jessica Chastain.
Later in the show, we take a look at the announcement that Galaxy Quest director Dean Parisot will be helming the third Bill & Ted movie; and also at the rumors surrounding Ben Affleck possibly being groomed by Warner Brothers to be the director for a Justice League movie [...]
August 6th, 2012 at 11:01 am | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 16: The Dark Knight Rises
The seventeenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and this week, Andy takes a look at the new trailer for Cloud Atlas, directed by Tom Tykwer, and starring Tom Hanks, based on the novel by David Mitchell. Later, Greg pays tribute to the late legendary Jon Lord, keyboardist for Deep Purple, with their classic song “Lazy.”
Later in the show, we take a look at the current Amazon music specials highlighted here at Geeks of Doom, and Greg catches up on some TARDISblend-related Doctor Who news, including the announcement of Richard E. Grant landing a role in the new season [...]
July 23rd, 2012 at 12:30 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 15: The Tarantino Edition
The sixteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and for this special edition, we review The Dark Knight Rises, directed by Christopher Nolan, and starring Christian Bale. We discuss in-depth all the SPOILERS from the movie, and examine the next steps for the DC film universe.
Keeping with the theme of this week’s episode, we take a listen to some music from the soundtrack for The Dark Knight Rises by Hans Zimmer; and take a short listen to the audio of the teaser trailer for Man Of Steel, directed by Zack Snyder, at the end of the show. We also take a look at some of the Batman and TDKR-related posts happening here at Geeks Of Doom [...]
June 25th, 2012 at 2:13 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 14: A History Of A Time To Come and Fleetwood Mac
The fifteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Andy takes a look at the trailer for the upcoming film called Django Unchained directed by Quentin Tarantino starring Jamie Foxx. For our music selection this week, Greg continues the Tarantino theme, bringing in the latest Pogo song taking elements from the classic Pulp Fiction into a tune called Lead Breakfast.
Later, we take a look at the upcoming documentary release focusing on songwriter Paul Williams called Still Alive. We also look at plans by filmmaker Seb Hunter to bring the concept of The Elder by KISS into a post-apocalyptic movie [...]
June 18th, 2012 at 11:15 am | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 13: The Watch and Anthrax
The fourteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Greg takes a look at the trailer for the UK Thrash Documentary called A History Of A Time To Come directed by Joshua Callis-Smith. For our music selection this week, Andy pays tribute to the late Bob Welch, with a tune from Fleetwood Mac called “Sentimental Lady.”
Later, we take a look at the plans for Neill Blomkamp‘s upcoming follow-up to District 9, which is entitled Elysium. We also discuss some recent news focusing on a special Director’s Cut of The Avengers [...]
June 4th, 2012 at 6:00 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 12: The Amazing Spider-Man and The Beastie Boys
The thirteenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Andy takes a look at the trailer for The Watch starring Ben Stiller and directed by Akiva Schaffer. For our music selection this week, Greg gets you prepared for the ongoing Zombie Apocalypse, with a tune from Anthrax called “Fight ‘Em ‘Til You Can’t.”
On the topic of Zombies, we take a look at a couple of movies/music-related posts from right here at Geeks Of Doom. We also review the latest news surrounding the retirement of George Lucas, as Kathleen Kennedy steps up as co-chair of Lucasfilm [...]
May 7th, 2012 at 5:00 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 11: Remembering Levon Helm, Dick Clark, and Greg Ham
The twelfth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Greg takes a look at the underplayed third trailer for The Amazing Spider-Man starring Andrew Garfield and directed by Marc Webb. For our music selection this week, Andy pays tribute to Adam Yauch from the Beastie Boys who sadly passed away this week, with "Fight For Your Right To Party".
Later, we take a look at an awesome Metal cover of the music from Doctor Who, by phenomenal guitarist Eric Calderone aka 331Erock. We also take a glance at the new intriguing comic series by Brian Churilla called The Secret History of D. B. Cooper [...]
April 23rd, 2012 at 5:00 pm | |
The Geeks Of Doom Round Up 10: Looper and Gaelic Storm
The eleventh episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Andy pays tribute to Levon Helm from The Band who passed away this week, as we review a clip from the movie, The Last Waltz. For our music selection this week, it’s a week of tribute to the fallen, as we pay tribute to Dick Clark and his dedication to rock and roll through the years, with a clip of him introducing KISS playing “Rock And Roll All Night.”
Later, we also take a look at Bethesda’s new upcoming game called Dishonored, and review the recent casting news for Iron Man 3. Finally, we also pay tribute to Greg Ham from Men At Work who also died this week as we close our show with the song “Who Can It Be Now?” [...]
April 16th, 2012 at 5:00 pm | |
The tenth episode of The Geeks Of Doom Round Up is here, and Greg reviews the trailer for Looper, directed by Rian Johnson, and starring Bruce Willis, and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. For our music selection this week, Andy marks the milestone of the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the Titanic, with some of the music used in the James Cameron film by Gaelic Storm, with their Titanic Set.
Later, we also take a look at Timothy Zahn‘s next upcoming Star Wars novel, which is essentially a crime/heist tale set in the backdrop of the SW galaxy. The book is called Star Wars: Scoundrels and is set to be released towards the end of the year [...]